Tokyo Girls Collection Kawaii Fashion Tour 2016 + I Passed JLPT N4!!

Hello everyone!

I have very SPECIAL news today!

I have been invited by #TokyoKawaiiFashionTour2016 team (My Kawaii Style + Helai Asia + JTB + ENJI) to deliver a talk about Kawaii Empowerment & to share my own personal story on how kawaii changed my life. This is my first time to share what I think about kawaii culture in front of a foreign crowd! ;_; More details below, so please keep scrolling!

Kawaii Fashion Tour 2016

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Get ready for the first ever TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION – KAWAII FASHION TOUR 2016, kawaii girls of Indonesia!

My Kawaii Style , Helai Asia, JTB in collaboration with ENJI and Rainbowholic will bring you tons of Kawaiiness directly to one of The World Leading City in fashion, TOKYO!

Not only witnessing Tokyo Girls Collection – Fashion Event, but you will also be visiting the beautiful view and landscape of Asakusa, Tokyo Sky Tree and many other fashionable / おしゃれ kawaii places in Tokyo (i.e. Shibuya, Harajuku, Kawaii Monster Cafe)!

Andddd, enjoy another Kawaii empowering experience and hanami time with our Kawaii lifestyle + motivational blogger Rainbowholic (Kaila Ocampo of JapanLover.me, Kawaii PhilippinesOurKawaii.Tokyo & KawaiiFund.Org) in an inspiring session! There will be free Kawaii PH Books too!

Also, there’ll be a sharing session with Anggy Cempaka (owner of Enji) on how she built her brand and her experience during Tokyo Design Festa! There will be ENJI kawaii goodie bags for all the participants as well!

So, let’s join this Kawaii-venture, together!

For inquiries, please contact: Pepi 0812-8816-8956 / 021-29704025 (kontak@mykawaiistyle.id)

*Stated price includes return Ticket GA / JAL & accommodation (Tokyo Girls Collection Ticket, Transportation, Business Hotel, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). If we don’t reach enough participants for the scheduled tour, the event will be rescheduled. 

I hope to meet you, my super kawaii readers from Indonesia! Imagine, having a hanami (with sakura petals falling on us haha *crazy imagination haha*) together?? Omg, it’s a dream come true for me! We at Kawaii PH have always wanted to share the Kawaii PH movement with others through similar activities and this is such a perfect opportunity!

Thank you so much for this, Anggy-san, Pepi-san, and Dhyta-san!

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And omg guys, this is the best news I’ve ever received today!!!

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I passed the JLPT N4! After years of trying to pass JLPT (and juggling work in the midst of everything), I finally did it!! I took my first JLPT test (N4) when it was only 4 levels (N1, N2, N3, N4). I failed it. After my language school in Bunka, I made a wrong choice and took JLPT N3 (I prepared but I did not expect the coverage to be more intense huhu). My score is actually “giri giri” (almost a passing score lol).. but still, I passed after many attempts! OMG! I feel more fulfilled as a person / gaijin living in Japan now. Lolololol. やった!MOM, I DID IT!! :))

Anyway, I guess that would be all for now! I’m still wrapping up some work at 10PM this Friday night. I can’t wait for tomorrow!!!! Going to spend a day with my いい友達s! Haha.

<3, カイラ


OurKawaii.Tokyo by Ashley & Kaila + Kawaii.Fund.Org Website Launch!

Konnichiwa everyone! Just a quick plug about the recent website launches my teammates and I had these past days.

First of all, let me present OurKawaii.Tokyo, a joint collaboration with Ashley Dy of Candy Kawaii Lover! :”)

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Our Kawaii Tokyo (www.ourkawaii.tokyo) was created by Filipino, Tokyo-based, kawaii bloggers Ashley and Kaila because of their friends and readers who are interested about traveling to Japan. Getting tons of questions everyday about Tokyo such as “Where to go?”, “Where to stay?” or even more specific ones like, “How to get tickets for Ghibli museum?” spark their interest to launch Our Kawaii Tokyo. Although it serves as a compilation of answers for many questions about Tokyo and Japan as a whole, Our Kawaii Tokyo is full of creative illustrations and personal experiences.

www.ourkawaii.tokyo | #OurKawaiiTokyo | fb.com/OurKawaii.Tokyo

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The concept of Our Kawaii Tokyo is to make the reader feel that he/she have two kawaii best friends living in Tokyo who are very keen to answer all his/her hesitations about traveling to Japan. There are a lot of travel sites for tourists going to Japan but what makes Our Kawaii Tokyo different is the touch of kawaii and sophistication in each post. Since Japan has four beautiful seasons, each one will be highlighted accordingly. Right now, it’s pre-spring time in Japan, most of the posts are designed to fit the reader’s need for this season such as “how to differentiate cherry blossoms and plum blossoms“, “where to find plum blossoms“, “when are the cherry blossoms scheduled to bloom“, among many others.

Watch our quick teaser video here ~

Thank you for the feedback so far, you guys inspire me and Ashley! : )

To my co-author & fellow big dreamer, thank you for believing in me.. and with me. I’m so happy to meet a great friend who is always game and willing to create stuff together! Thank you Ashley, can’t wait to meet you again soon! : )


 Kawaii Fund: Spreading The Cute One Coin At A Time

Yesterday, we finally launched one of our most ambitious projects at Kawaii Philippines.

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Kawaii Fund is a fundraising campaign organized by Kawaii Philippines for kawaii culture enthusiasts.

It aims to gather resources that would help the organization materialize proposed events that wish to promote and empower individuals through the kawaii way of life. In line with Kawaii Philippines’ mission of promoting kawaii culture as a way of life, Kawaii Fund serves as a tool in making kawaii possible through fundraising projects and workshops.

Help us put the “fun” in funds so together, we can make kawaii happen.

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Kawaii Empowerment Day with Philippines’ Future Kawaii Heroes

Hello everyone! Good morning from Manila, Philippines!  :happy:

I still have “Rainbowholic Meet-up” blog entry left to blog about (among others, such as the #rainbowholictravels in #Kyoto series haha waaahhh)..

.. and today, I just feel like blogging about a very memorable day weeks ago.

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Weeks ago, some of the team members of Kawaii Philippines went to Bulacan to share “kawaii” with fellow dream achievers of Assumption Development Foundation.

These girls are not ordinary girls because they are bright  / multi-talented student scholars, and they work hard in their studies for them to be able to graduate. 🙂

In the Philippine setting, if you don’t have a university / college diploma, it is very tough and 1000% more difficult to find work. So almost every other Filipino has this mentality that college / university is definitely a “must”.

I wasn’t really exactly  a “scholar” before but I could say that I relate a lot with these girls because I was also a struggling student during my university days.

I was enrolled in a prestigious university here in Manila (De La Salle University) and there were many times that money / financial problems were a roadblock for me to finish my school (I finished on time – 4 years.. despite having to take a break / leave).

I became a “scholar” through my older brother’s help all the way from Japan (ultimate sponsor haha).

If only I were really “bright” in terms of academics, I would really do my best to be a 100% scholar like these girls (+ my other brothers too). Unfortunately (or fortunately? haha), God gave me a higher EQ than IQ haha. I dislike math, algebra and everything with numbers! But I do love collaborating, delegating tasks, and sharing dreams with others! 🙂

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Anyway let’s start with the narration of what happened last October 24, in a very nice place in Bulacan.

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We brought Japanese street fashion magazines, positivity books, and all things cute and happy!

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ChiChi’s Slambook last year for Total Girl + ENJI x Rainbowholic Cafe <3

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My favorite book!

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Hello Eva!

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Dresses and kawaii clothes from our own closet + Designs by Dolly Kaye.

Thank you Kaye for doing a GREAT job in styling + preparation!

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Kaye’s cutie shoes!

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