Thursday, September 30, 2010

Flowers and Forestry


Last sunday we had a pre-debut shoot at Beverly Hills Lahug and Busay. The debutante is every photographer's dream; very charming, gorgeous, and very natural in front of the camera. She's so cute she looks no more than a 15-year old kid. Yeah I called her kid, I feel so old already. hahaha
The skies were kind of gloomy so we were amazed at how great the pictures turned out considering the boyfriend and his friend shot it using available light.

I guess it's every normal budding teenager's dream to celebrate her 18th birthday like a fairy tale; to be introduced to the society while walking down a grand staircase and wowing the guests with one's regal ball gown and perfectly made-up face.
I never had that ten years ago (yeah you do the math)
 because a) my family couldn't afford it  and b) even if we could afford it, i wouldn't have enjoyed it because i get conscious when people ogle at me.  
Instead, I celebrated it with a simple pool party with my closest high school best friends.

How about you lovelies, how did you celebrate your 18th-year milestone into womanhood? :)

By the way, here are samples of the pics. For more of the photos, you can check them HERE at MarlonCapuyanPhotography



Floral/graphic dress - thrifted (PhP 30 xx)
Head scarf - thrifted
Lace-up shoes - people r people
Chainlink bag - thrifted
Black belt - detachable shoulder bag strap
Bangle / Ring - One Cebu expo / Carbon shop
Black wayfarer - from Alabang Town Center bazaar


Melai said...

OMG! I supaaah love your outfit! wow every time I go to your blog, summer is always in the air. Forget about fall and winter! Haha. Lovely photos of the debutant. Looove her skirt and yes, she is really cute :)

I celebrated my 18th birthday in an orphanage. I couldn't afford debut as well. My bday was a jollibee kiddie party (using my savings from my working student income) and only invited few of my closest friends. My 18 roses were the 18 little boys in the orphanage :)

beba said...

I did not celebrate 18, because celebration of 17 wasn't really good, hah.

Great pictures! I love her gray outfit!

Peace and love!

Arantza said...

Que falda mas bonita!

stellectism said...

hi there! you're such a sweetheart! I browsed through your blog and I can't help to fall in love with your colorful, hippie vibe.

p.s : the floral/graphic dress is really pretty!

Kristen Leotsakou said...

im so going to incorporate a pink bandanna like that in my next outfit!
following you!
follow me if you like! :)

Sara Louise said...


bravegrrl said...

gorgeous photos!

Kookie B. said...

Dred, your outfit is soooo cute!!!!! and i love the photos of the debutante!

noura. said...

i love your dress!

Obsesiones de una Nina said...

Your thrifty dress is awesome!!!

Beckerman Girls said...

Oh wowowowoeeee!!! You look sooooo gorgeous!! love the floral printed dress and that Blue fluffy dress is soooo stunning! You look like Alice in Wonderland and a yummy gorgeous Cupcake!!!(and thats in the most delicious way possible!)
Big Kisses,
xo Beckerman Girls

Puck Litaay said...

I love those sandals to death! So cute ;)


Claire said...

loove this post. and your toe nails! looks so summery :)


Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

i didn't have a grand 18th birthday too..just had a mexican-themed party at home...with family and my closest friends. i love the frilly skirt of the debutante here though..and the color looks like it came out from alice in wonderland...

ps. you're very brave for wearing such a bold print...only you can pull it off!

♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

{ I V Y } said...

cute dress! the print is absolutely beautiful! lovely.

ellevictoire said...

that first dress is definitely pretty :) x

t a l i s h a said...

awesome dress and headpiece! <3 thanks for your comment dear.. i've linked you on my blog btw


Britty said...

sweet outfit i love the dress alot

michelle_ said...

those are really awesome photos !
i love the look esp the pink headband ! i think the look would seem "normal" if there wasnt the headband..

thanks soo much for stopping by at my blog :)

cherie said...

love your chic bohemian look! really love the scarf :) wish i had celebrated my 18th travelling.

hiven said...

love the setting