~Vivid

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Hello readers! ( I got to think of some other ways to open a blog post, the “hello readers” act is getting too, bland)

so we went to this rock cavern near our beach the other day. I might say the place looks pretty neat and ideal for exotic photoshoots. A little travel and photography do seem to get along together. Basically its summer here in PH (Rather hotter than usual) and you know when its summer here? it rains fire, pardon me for the exaggeration but the heat feels like YOU’RE ABOUT TO MELT. Summer for me would the good time of the year because I do leisure more often and I could use bright and vivid clothes to match with the sunny weather but I do prefer winter to be honest.

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The photographs turned out to be quite well. My team should’ve used mroe complex materials for photoshoots, but a camera, some natural light and skilled post processing would do. Oh and you might have noticed I havent set ‘tones’ or color schemes in the photo, I’d love the color so filters arent needed + summer is probably all about bright and colorful tones so these would do.

 

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My color scheme for this look is truly a fav. Im getting crazy over how vivid my blue shorts looked, along with the lighter hue scarf I found in my closet (which I bought haphazardly in an attempt to burn money when Im bored) my shirt also did a good job, I added gold spikes on the wingtips for extra leverage and I used some gold accessories too. My shoes were a tad expensive (1,300 php) but they’re worth it, tho I only use them seldom (Im afraid it would wear off + gold is not a very flexible color, in my opinion that is).

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I love how my sister took a photo from behind a bush and blurred them it kind of added a first-person feel, or a someone-is-watching-you feeling, whatever. Okay so I decided thats time to make some improvement after a year of procrastination. Im going to improve my lookbook account and add some new followers and readers to this blog. As always, helping me and/or comments are always welcome 🙂

here are some behing the scenes with the team:

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well thats a wrap. See you in the next blog post 🙂

I admire visitors, I believe they have read what I wrote anonymous as they are, THANKS A LOT 😉

Lots of Love, with Vivid colored skies ❤

~xx

TGIF 2013 Glamazon: A Designer’s Arena

Being a designer is not simply about being creative, mixing color schemes, studying different concepts of design or sketching an elaborate croquis, a designer needs to have attitude, substance, a philosopher in mind and in heart. Procuring a variety of designs is a result of the creative artist’s catharsis, its where a designer pours and purifies his emotions into his yet-to-be magnum opus.

As a first step to my dream of being a designer, I entered Uni’s TGIF event – An annual event where student designers are given a chance to showcase their God-given talents in creating brilliant designs later to be strut on the glorified runway. I had the opportunity in my hands and almost slipped it away but I was glad I took it back. The whole experience was menacing, juggling the life of a medical student by day and rampaging through scaffolds of assemblages and work as a designer by night (not to mention depriving my body of sleep), but it was rewarding, I had the certain mindset that I wasnt working for the trophy or any of the awards, I was working on my design for I know its my passion and its overwhelming to see your creation come to life, it was all that matters.

In the earlier stages of our work, I had a sense of doubt and intimidation. I doubted we could ever finish our work on time, or our designs would lack attractiveness or would be bland compared to the other colleges, still we worked on.

On the night of the event I didnt feel nervous, I was excited. Excited to see how talented my fellow student designers are, and how I could learn and garner incentives from them to be later on added to my repertoire. The theme of this year’s TGIF event was GLAMAZON, which emphasizes the late dernier cri of animal prints. The event had 4 categories namely Arthropod (insects), Lofty (Birds) , Tamed (Harmless animals), and Predators (reptiles, lions etc).

Their designs fail to disappoint

Every model flaunted a work of art. Works of art that deep inside resembled the tears, sweat (and probably blood) that were shed to make their pieces come to a reality. Each model giving justice to the design by adding zest to their strut on the runway.

Here are some pictures that I shamelessly grabbed from facebook. Taken by:

Renz Geffrey

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Pictures taken by the amazing Adrian Alquisada. I wasnt at the front row when I was watching. Though I still had a glance of the exotic clothes, the shots left me in awe, jaw-dropping awe.

The shots are not in chronological order. My apologies for that.

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Although we left with empty hands, I didnt feel that way. I was happy, satisfied to be exact, and wanting for more. The TGIF experience gave me new insights, planning and better incentives since I am a newbie. Improvements and better management should be observed by next year, Im willing to join again and implement new experiences and strategies to guarantee our college would get the sure win.

See you all in my next post.

Reach me.

Twitter | Facebook | Lookbook

~xx

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.  Have you used one to say “thank you?”  ~William A. Ward

I just want to extend my gratitude and release my love to all of the readers + visitors that make this blog, somewhat I great place, to discuss, and share with you guys, my emotions, my memories, and at least be there with me in my times of doubt and darkness, of hurt and sadness. Im just glad I have a place to share my rants, hate speech deepest emotions.

Even though I have little traffic, and my site stats are constantly fluctuating, I still believe this blog will go a long way this 2012. We all do start from nothing, am I right?

Expect a lot from this blog this year! I will post everything I find bloggable or readable to my audience. Ill discuss, rant, review, share, motivate, inspire, advice, almost everything 🙂

Please do forgive me for being passive these succeeding days, but I promise Ill post every weekend or schedule some posts. Its either Im busy, I forgot, or Im just procrastinating.

A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU GUYS!

The Image says it

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Lots and lots and lots of Love. With Orange Colored Skies + Hearts

~Gaetana

Busy with Matters of Consequence

Hello people, monsters, aliens, etc.

Oh how a great day it was today! Well not really ‘jumping’ great or whatever you call it, it was great.  Went hanging out with my besties adrienne and querubin! 😀 We watched my ever favorite Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild, did a photoshoot, attended a Christmas party and caroling events blah blah blah blah yada yada yada.

Oh and speaking of the movie I watched, I cant stop laughing every time I think about it. I keep on repeating the lines like:

Welcome to Trans America airlines. Im your flight stewardess Debbie Gotacunt in behalf of flight stewardess Nancy Needatwat

and I cant get over the line Jarod said:

No. No your lips are. are allllll mine. *smooches*

Oh and what Nico said:

*smack*

Nico: Owwww!

Jarod: Sorry Nico, did I hurt you?

Nico: Yes.it hurt. DO IT AGAIN

Oh and speaking of kowabungholes and photoshoots, I made a Lookbook account!  For the knowledge of all, lookbook is a sophisticted, not to mention strict, fashion blog site. You post pictures of your looks and people get to ‘hype’ or like them or in a lazy man’s term, Fashion blog. Okay, so here’s my first look I rocked at the AMFAR GALA school auditorium.

Busy with Matters of Consequence. Yeah, the image is a bit grainy 😐

so? what do you think? Pretty neat huh? well to be very very honest, this is not my first time to be a runway expert. There’s been a lot of fashion fridays I dressed fine. So there’s gonna be a lot of looks coming up. My small wardrobe is almost vomiting my clothes!

Oh and about the look, I wore:

  • Black Crissa Trench coat
  • White Wrangler Flare pants
  • Black Dress shoes
  • Purple dress shirt
  • Vintage sunnies
  • Black + Red lining Chloe handbag (Special thanks to Mom!)

A lot of people was surprised about this look that I rocked. Oh and some young people I know were like yelling my name. I waved. For a moment there I felt like a celebrity. Im embracing the glamour. Anywhoo, whoever reads this, if you have an account on lookbook, be sure to hype my look.

Here’s my Lookbook account

more looks coming up so keep your eyes open. Oh and Next post is something about fashion my fashion choices and brands of choice , so stay tuned.

oh and Happy 4 days before Christmas!

Lots of Love. With Orange Colored Skies.

My reaction on your 'hate' comment

~Gaetana

quick one

Yeah, quick post.

Ill just be making an important announcement, about an announcement. Hahhaha nah, just playing with you guizeee. ;P

anywhoo, Ill be having a disconnection notice, no Im not leaving the blog, or should I say reconstruction notice. Ill be reconstructing my blog a bit, just some minor changes, Ill just be changing the themes, color palette, images ad everything I find old and gaudy.

Oh and here’s another one.

Ill be fashion blogging. Yes, Im a yet-to-be fashion blogger. I’m so awed with all these wonderful posts on lookbook! so I decided to make one myself and post some of my everyday wardrobe, although I use my school uniform almost 70% of the year. So expect some clothes and the usual. Ill be turning this site into a fashion blog, or something closer than that. Oh and Ill be expecting some opinions, evaluation  and tips, so gimme ur best shot! ;D

I deeply apologize for the 3-week passiveness. I was just a bit full and all, I hope you guize understand. Thanks!

Over and out.

Lots of Love. With Orange colored skies.

~Gaetana

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