My Favorite Self-Portrait Photos for 2018

This will be just a gallery of my favorite personal photos of 2018.  I would also like to give thanks to my friends, families, colleagues  and strangers who took these wonderful photos of mine. Thank you for sharing the journey of the year with me.

Cheers to more photos and memories this year 2019!

A Girl Smelling the Flowers
A Girl Illuminated with Leaves
A Girl Illuminated with Leaves
A Girl Illuminated with Leaves
A Girl in a Red Bikini Standing Beside Big Stones
A Girl in a Red Bikini Standing Beside Big Stones
A Girl in a Red Bikini Manning the Ship
A Girl in a Red Bikini Manning the Ship
A Girl in A Pink Dress in  a Low-Tide Shore of Astoria Palawan
A Girl in A Pink Dress in a Low-Tide Shore of Astoria Palawan
A Girl in A Pink Dress in  a Low-Tide Shore of Astoria Palawan
A Girl in A Pink Dress in a Low-Tide Shore of Astoria Palawan
A Girl with a Fake Car
A Girl with a Fake Car
A Girl in An Empty Bar
A Girl in An Empty Bar
A Girl in An Empty Bar
A Girl in An Empty Bar

A Girl On Top of The City

A Girl On Top of the Mountains
A Girl On Top of the Mountains

A Girl Praising the Lord for All These Beautiful CreationsA Girl in An Overly Saturated Mountain

 

A Girl Sitting On A Couch
A Girl Sitting On A Couch
A Girl Standing by the Veranda
A Girl Standing by the Veranda
A Girl In Shutter Drag Motion
A Girl In Shutter Drag Motion
A Girl In Shutter Drag Motion
A Girl In Shutter Drag Motion
A Girl Summoning the Sun
A Girl Summoning the Sun

A Girl Lost in the Mountains

A Girl Smiling Through the Clouds
A Girl Lost in the Mountains
A Girl Daydreaming of A Bright Future
A Girl Daydreaming of A Bright Future
A Girl Walking Through a Yellow Flower Field
A Girl Walking Through a Yellow Flower Field
A Girl Dressed in Lolita Eating Chocolates in Dessert Museum
A Girl Dressed in Lolita Eating Chocolates in Dessert Museum

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A Girl Carrying a Heavy Stone
A Girl Carrying a Heavy Stone
A Girl Reaching Mount Maynuba Summit
A Girl Reaching Mount Maynuba Summit
A Girl with Fat Legs
A Girl with Fat Legs

A Girl In A Black Dress

A Girl with Pearly Shells
A Girl with Pearly Shells
A Girl Chilling Beside The Sea
A Girl Chilling Beside The Sea
A Girl Modelling A Classic Lolita Ensemble
A Girl Modelling A Classic Lolita Ensemble

A Girl with A Butterfly Touching Her EyeA Girl Sitting in A Cottage

But at last, this is by far my most favorite of 2018. Location was Northern Blossom. Photography by my sister Mary Ann.

A Girl Basking Under the Sun In the Middle of a Snapdragon Field
A Girl Basking Under the Sun In the Middle of a Snapdragon Field

How to Dress Sweet? (Dessert Museum Adventure)

Dessert Museum is all over the social media already. So we gave a twist on our visit by dressing SWEET. Featuring the members of Philippine Gothic and Lolita Community in their sweet coord.

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To those who are not familiar with LOLITA Fashion.

*Lolita is not a cosplay or costume since it does not portray any characters whatsoever. It is a fashion subculture from Japan.

*Sweet Lolita is one of the common Lolita styles. According to lolitafashion.wikia.com ,common motifs for sweet lolita includes, but are not limited to, desserts, berries, children books, and fantasy elements. Animals and flowers are also quite common. Colors are usually baby pinks, blues, white and pastels.

As for me, I am wearing a light blue jumpskirt with a hint of cake house print.

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My outfit is quite simple compared with my co-members.

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About Dessert Museum, it is located inside Conrad hotel at the back of MOA SMX convention. Each room has a design or theme base on the desserts it represents like ice cream, donuts, gummy bears, marshmallows and etc. They also give samples of each dessert in each room. We booked the venue as a group so we only paid P600.00 each. In metrodeal.com as of this writing, it is now only P599.00! This is the link.

I think my ONLY COMPLAIN would be that they don’t remind everyone to bring water before going inside. Or better yet, they should also provide free water also along with the sweets. But well, we survived without water for two hours. And it helped because we don’t have to look for a comfort room within that period because there was no CR inside too.

So I hereby present the photo explosion. Full album is in my fb page Gurezu blog.

Donut Room

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Marshmallow Room

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Gummy Bears Room

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 The Ice Cream Room

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My most favorite would be the cotton candy room because it looks fluffy and pink is my thing nowadays.

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And more!

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The journey ended in a shop where you can avail souvenirs and of course, more sweets to take home.

 

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That’s all for my Dessert Museum escapade! I won’t apologize for the explosion of photos here.

How about you? What is your favorite dessert or sweets? And what do you think about the lolita fashion?

 

Photo by: Gurezu and Tomi Xu