As you must absolutely know by now, August 11th is the date of THE MOST EPIC MEETUP we hope to see. I'm here again to give more information, as well as to lay down some ground rules.
Again, this meetup is
BRYANT PARK, 2PM
PREFERABLY SOMEWHERE CLOSE TO THE EDGE OF THE LAWN
We need people to bring things! I am going to bring (or try to bring) shower curtains to put under picnic blankets/sheets, that we might not get our bloomers damp from the grass seeping through (a common occurrence of picnics past!), and I will bring goodies from Whole Foods, which will lead me in a moment to the rules of this picnic. Please comment below with what you might be able to bring, be it picnic blankets or pasta salad.
Rules of this Picnic!
♥ NO JUNK FOOD. It's less of a health thing and more of a "do you really want to risk that" thing, i.e. do you really want to risk your neighbor accidentally smearing your favorite Angelic Pretty skirt with potato chip grease, because grease is a bitch to get out. Baked goods do not count, although Oreos and Chips Ahoy! are kind of on the fence. They're okay though.
♥ Bring something other than dessert if possible! Cold foods like salad, pasta salad, tea sandwiches, vegetables (baby carrots!), fruit (grapes!), falafel etc are okay. Things like couscous could get all over the place so let's not have that.
♥ Multiple people bringing the same things are fine, up to a point. Two people bringing cupcakes are good; three is a little crazy. Go by this.
♥ Bring your own bottled drink! I don't want to imagine the heartache and disaster when a bottle of Sunkist spills all over someone's outfit. D: Seriously.
♥ Do please dress nicely! I don't care if it's an outfit you've worn in the past or if it's casual as you please, but I expect you to follow basic lolita_handbook rules vis a vis skirt length and garment quality. Other than that, do what you want so long as you get your frilly ass to this picnic.
♥ Yes, other styles are allowed to come and
♥ Don't bring hordes of regularly-clothed friends, please; we have a professional photographer. Boyfriends or the occasional interested friend are okay, but if you show up one lolita with five friends in jeans, I'm going to have to have words with you. That being said, there is nothing wrong with dressing your friends up with your wardrobe! This is heartily encouraged.
Things we need
♥ Picnic blankets
♥ Paper plates, plastic dinnerware
♥ Non-dessert foods (try to keep it healthy if you can)
♥ Desserts! :D Cake, cupcakes, cookies, scones, banana bread, that kind of thing.
♥ AGAIN, BRING YOUR OWN BOTTLED BEVERAGE.
Email me at cbueno(dot)sanders(at)gmail(dot)com for my cell number if you don't have it. :o
There is no rainy date for this meetup, and no alternative plan as of this moment. If the weather sucks, then the weather sucks, and short of rain there is no reason why we will not be having this picnic. I'll keep you posted on alternative planning!
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