Hello everyone~! Stealing a few hours from work time so I could write all my raw feelings after Katy's Prismatic World Tour in Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
(BTW, this is also the same place where Kawaii Matsuri happened 2 years ago during Kawaii Leaders shoot! WAO)
I just want to share one of my biggest fangirl experiences here in Japan. For the second time, I watched Katy Perry live. The first time was during U-Express in Saitama Super Arena last year, where she performed together with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, SNSD, and others . : )
Katy Perry has been such a huge inspiration to me and I even consider her as a "mom" / "bestfriend" / "older sister" all at the same time, haha. It probably sounds wrong / weird to some but that's how I look up to Katy-san.
When I watched her documentary called "Part of Me", I really could relate to her at that time. Have you ever felt that "peak" in your life when you're experiencing both highs and lows at the same time? That happened to me. Witnessing how Katy Perry grew from "I kissed a girl" days to "Firework", then to Prism era... I felt like I grew together with her. I know that Katy will not probably be able to read this but I'm just really happy to share how much Katy has "inspired" me to become "an inspiration" like her (hence my blog objectives written above, かわいい + inspiration). It is easier to inspire someone (and become a fan / follower), but to be able to inspire someone to want to become a source of inspiration too, for me.. that is something else. No other musician has influenced me this much!
"I just want to be the first Katy Perry. I don't want to be the next anybody. I just want to be Katy."
What I love about Katy's music is that it has the power to move hearts and motivate people. Many people probably think of Katy as an overnight success, but she's really not. She's come a long way, and her story is very inspirational to me.
She does not give up easily and I feel that she has a very strong personal relationship with The Big Guy Up There. ^^
Anyway~ before I become more emotional...
Here's my This is How We Do-inspired OOTD.
Pocky necklace & lolita dress from Romantic Standard in Harajuku. Pizza top from a Harajuku brand I've forgotten. Watch from Dress 'N Dazzle. Bag from Samantha Thavasa. Rainbow necklace from Leen as a gift. : )
Katy Perry - Simple (Original soundtrack for "The Sisterhood of The Travelling Pants")
Shot in Japan. *_*
On our way ~ my cousin Gilbert is also a BIG BIG fan of Katy Perry!! He dreams of singing with Katy in the future. ^^
His friend Jack also came with us. If it weren't for Jack who reserved the tickets for three of us, we wouldn't be able to buy the VIP ones! ;_;
Thank you Jack!!
Concert goods <3
Wore my DIY icecream shoes + Chocomoo x Avantgarde tattoo tights
So many cottoncandy girls everywhere! This is home, haha!
Japanese KatyCats <3
Katy Perry official merchandise <3
Everyone was so adorable!
"I think that if you can believe in something great.. you can also achieve something great."
"The bad the comes along with the good is a journey. And I learned a lot from that journey."
Thank you Katy for inspiring many to embrace their own individuality. You inspired a girl from the Philippines to do the same. : )
"This is going to sound like the cheesiest thing ever, but if I got a second chance at a brilliant life, ... and I mean, mind you, I already got a brilliant life. It's just like I have to remind myself that I have it."
What I like most about Katy is her CONFIDENCE. And the message she wants to deliver with her work would always be "Be yourself". No matter how quirky, colorful, or rainbowholic you are, it's okay.
You're a firework. <3
Thank you Katherynさん for one of the most unforgettable days! <3 I hope to see you perform again in your next world tour!
Love, カイラ a KatyCat <3