8 Things to Tell Yourself When You’re Feeling Insecure

[pullquote width="300" float="middle"]we, more than others, look down upon, talk ill, and badmouth ourselves[/pullquote] More often than not, we comprehensively blame external forces (in manners of past traumatizing occurrences, an existing prominent influence, and a dominant public) in the thick of experiencing pangs of inferiority and self doubt come instances when the antecedent is what seems as though the only plausible option left for reaction (sample ordeals to be illustrated later on). But truth of the matter is, as it is something we tend to overlook, we, more than others, look down upon, talk ill, and badmouth ourselves to the extent of releasing havoc to an already pacified psyche, all the while blaming it on aforementioned incidents when in fact we are just as equally, and most likely even more so, to blame. But of course, it is indubitably inevitable to get double crossed or at least gain suspicion of, but we are, again, just as equally and even more so, to be blamed if we accept said judgments (of no intentions of goodwill) and take it as it is, for what it is. In a nutshell, according to one of my favorite Bible pastors, Joyce Meyer, what you think is how you'll feel, so when you think bad thoughts, it's highly likely you'd feel bad, but if you think of good thoughts, you'd definitely feel good -- a perfect diagram of parallelism. [pullquote width="300" float="right"]what you think is how you'll feel, so when you think bad thoughts, it's highly likely you'd feel bad, but if you think of good thoughts, you'd definitely feel good[/pullquote]
So I've contemplated on personal experiences, specifically on certain situations compelling me to feel inferior resulting to a respective change of mental state, as would a domino effect; and came up with different day-to-day scenarios, backed up by research, personal experiences, and surveys, that reflect conjunct rational biases in response to said scenarios for when inferiority arouses:
1. When the number of likes you get doesn't amount to what you expected or is in a farther range in comparison to others
Automatic mental response: "Mas maganda lang talaga siya and mas sikat lang talaga siya." "I'm so jealous." "Bakit ganun? Ano mali sakin?" "How 2 be her po?" "Di hamak mas maganda naman ako sakanya" "What does she have that I don't?"

Shift in mindset:

  • "God is the giver of all things, He gave her 200 likes, and He gave me 80. So that's her role to play, and this is mine."
  • "I'm content and satisfied with what I have, but if I want more, I'm gonna use this situation to boost me into working hard for what I want."
  • "I'm not going to focus on what I don't have, but instead I'm going to focus on making what I do have grow and expand even more"
2. When you're apprehensive and nervous to recite, to make new friends, to wear something you usually don't, or generally do a certain task (in my case, talking in front of a crowd, be it scripted or impromptu, scares the life out of me, to the extent of an endless array of mispronunciations, stuttering, and fidgeting; and in even worse state of affairs, ditching or skipping class)

Automatic mental response: "Di ko kaya to, I really can't do it." "It's not too late to back out now." "Mapapahiya na naman ako, this is definitely going to turn out bad." "Baka ijudge nila ako."


Shift in mindset:

  • "Matthew 28:20 says, 'I am with you always.' So it's safe to say that as I do what I'm going to do, Jesus will be right there with me, hand on my shoulders, smiling."
  • "If other people can do it, so can I! I can do this!" "I've already achieved so much over the past few years, no doubt I can do this and even do far greater"

3. When you flunked a test or ranked lower as compared to your peers.

Automatic mental response: "Bakit ganun? Everyone passed, ako lang hindi." "I guess i wasn't meant to reach that far." "Sobrang incapable ko naman." "Mas matalino lang talaga sila. Hanggang ganito lang ako."


Shift in mindset:

  • "Jeremiah 29:11, 'For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'"
  • "I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying (Michael Jordan)"
  • "I'll do my best, and God will do the rest."
  • "If my original plan didn't work, I'll try a different one!"
4. When you catch yourself feeling insecure about someone whom you deem more better looking and more physically attractive than you are when it comes to facial features.

Automatic mental response: "No wonder walang may gusto sakin." "Ang pango ko! Buti pa sakanya ang tangos." "Sana maputi ako. Sana mas matangkad ako." "Lagi nalang sila pinupuri, ako never." "No matter how much make up I put on, she's still so much prettier than I am!" "Ganda niya, wala siyang pimples."

Shift in mindset:

  • "I am fearfully and wonderfully made."
  • "My insecurity stems not from what others think but what I actually think about myself. I have to love myself first before I completely come into terms with the fact that people like me."
  • "I am beautiful, unique, and amazing!"
  • "Instead of sulking about what I think I don't have, I'm going to work on and improve on what I do have."
  • "It's okay to wear makeup! Everybody wears makeup! It's merely a tool for enhancing my features, I don't have to be insecure about wearing makeup."
5. When someone's more physically fit than you are.

Automatic mental response: "She's so pretty and so slim, tapos ako ganito?" "ANG TABA TABA KO!!! ANO BA YAN!!!" "Sana ganyan katawan ko."

Shift in mindset:

  • "Magwworkout na ako bukas! And I'm not gonna let anything or anyone stop me!"
  • "Instead of laying on my bed and complaining about how jealous I am of their bodies, I'm going to the gym right now."
6. When you're about to attend a social gathering and you know you're going to feel intimidated and outcasted

Automatic mental response: "Oh no! Ijjudge na nila ako! They're going to judge the way I dress, the way I talk, and just about everything I do!" "They're the cool kids, I can never fit in with them." "I can't take this; I'm not going to attend."

Shift in mindset:

  • "It's hard to be myself especially when it comes to this, but I'm going to CHOOSE to be myself anyway."
  • "Odds are, no one's going to judge me, I'm the only one judging myself."
  • "Since I'm a little too worried about myself, I'm going to put my focus on others instead by asking questions pertaining to THEM. That way, I terminate self inclining thoughts; and insecurities too."
  • "I'm lovable, interesting, and fun!"
7. When you feel left out or feel unaccepted whenever you're with your friends or feel as though you were asked out for dinner merely as a last resort or because they "had" to.

Automatic mental response: "No one likes me, only my mom does." "I'm unloved and unwanted, there's no one I can trust." "No one wants to be with me. I have no best friend, no one to share shallow stories with."

Shift in mindset:

  • "Those people are my friends, and I have to take action, open up, be vulnerable, and ask them what the deal is."
  • "I need to stop making assumptions based on my emotions and start believing in facts -- they're my friends and they love me."
8. When you feel like you don't measure up to the standards established by society

Automatic mental response: "Ang itim ko, hindi ako fair skinned." "The trend's long over, and I still don't own a pair of Stan Smiths." "Ang liit ko, ang dark ng underarms ko, and pango ako." "I'm not as popular as other girls."

Shift in mindset:

  • "I'm going to stop obsessing over what other people want me to be, and start accepting who I am and continue being who I really am."
  • "Society's standards are flawed. No one in this generation takes those standards seriously any longer anyway."
  • "I'm honestly the only one putting myself down. People like me. I should learn to start liking myself as well."
  • "Everyone's different, everyone has their insecurities. We're all perfect in our own way."
If you come to think of it and look closely at the pattern, most of our automatic mental response centers around the fact that we're actually the ones who don't accept ourselves for who we are; us more than others. We're insecure because we see people as more capable and inclined, we're the root; us more than social media, structural society, and people whom we label as belittling and degrading. That said, it's time we change our mindsets! And don't worry! You're not alone! Most of the situations mentioned above are based on my personal testimonies! So let's overcome our insecurities together!
You are wonderfully made, LIVE LIKE IT!
 

Painting My Old Clothes

I've always had a knack, more so passion, for clothing pieces designed in such a way that not only looks out of the ordinary and avant-garde but is also intricately constructed further along and all throughout the process, as well as refined, at its optimum, and perfected with indistinct details (regardless of improbability of catching notice). And although we individually latch on to particular senses of style, "To each his own," as they say, we still want something more or less similar to the aforementioned in contrast to our customary shirt-jean or sweater-skirt usuals. Only problem is, more often than not, basing on the foreword description, said apparel costs as much as it looks; in literal terms, it's EXPENSIVE FO MAH LIFE! (Wait for my clothing line instead! I promise it'll be TOO AFFORDABLE FO YO LIFE! But of course in top notch quality too!) Hence my decision to paint my old clothes! It's cost effective, it's resourceful, and it's individualistic (NAKS!)
So get your old paintbrushes and old clothes and let's get painting! Remember, YOU ARE UNIQUE AND UNLIKE ANY OTHER, SO DRESS LIKE IT! And for inasmuch as you can dress like i claim you to be, so as much as you can more so do and really be!

 1. Paint your old pair of denim overalls with things that you love and make you happy!
TIP: I promise, it's fairly easy to paint on old clothes, and painting in general, simply because making mistakes is not that big of a deal! 🙂 just like it is with life; it's okay to make mistakes! HAHAHA!
Outfit details: overalls - Zara, button down - H&M, sunnies - Zara Men, pumps - So Fab!
2. Stick to a theme! This one was inspired by Disney's Moana! I was playing the entire soundtrack on repeat for a good week and a half! Hence, the bloopers in the end of the video!

Outfit details: overalls - Stradivarius, off shoulders - Zara TRF, coat (as cape) - Primark, choker - LFT, sandals - Charles&Keith, headscarf - #DesignsByKyna
3. Paint in time for a holiday! This one I painted to celebrate the Chinese New Year! 🙂

outfit details: bomber - Forever21 Men, Slit maxi - Forever21, stilettos - Zara Woman, cap - Ferrari knockoff, metallic purse - Miss Selfridge
Hope you guys enjoyed the time lapsed videos! And send me your recreations if you ever do one! I WOULD LOOOOOOOOVE TO SEE THEM!!! Also, send in blog requests or comment down below cause I'm currently out of ideas (I'm talking zero percent!) -- and I genuinely want to give the best content for you all! SO HELP MEEE!!! BWAHAHAHA! LOVE YOU GUYS!!! 🙂

What to Wear to Rule Your School Just as Regina George Did

If we were to time travel to an era of insanely enhanced technological advancements (where flying cars are considered conventional) and be able to playback a specific set of episodical memories as valid as it ought to be when witnessed in its actual time frame by means of a binocular-modeled gadget (in retrospect, the same process applies for retrieving long term memory from the hippocampus, though only differing in plausible error and natural design), which scene from the movie "Mean Girls" would you want to rewind and play over and over in terms of resonance and overall impression? (Quick side note: yes, as to why the introduction narrates of distant angles is predominantly influenced by Netflix's sci-fi, intrapersonal-remonstrated "Black Mirror") anyway, back to our gist, personally, the whole rundown on Cady and her friends cutting two round holes on Regina's tanktop as partial phase of their scheme to sabotage the latter's reputation and Regina, with her usual disposition of catching everybody off guard, story characters and moviegoers alike, as indifferent as she is confident, unwaveringly, with head held high, struts along the locker room halls in spite of showcased undergarments, with all eyes glued in awe and in majesty definitely outweighs the rest of the scenes, though ranking only a quarter of an inch apart as all scenes stand at par.
For some people, the Plastics' dance rendition of "Jingle Bell Rock" was their ultimate favorite bit, and to some, the part when Damian and Janice were introducing the Plastics (Karen, Gretchen, and Regina) to Cady, enumerating their respective backstories and current affairs -- but what does all three scenarios have as common ground? A PORTRAYAL OF CONFIDENCE; or rather being confident. Regardless of Regina George and her posse's intimidating semblance which emanates inferiority and insecurity towards those "beneath" them, per se, there prevails an underlying demeanor of confidence, paramount to being one's self, portrayed in all of them -- so much so of being relative to insecurity on their part of the scope but is another story -- that we could all learn from, contrary to what it negatively projects on the surface. So how does Regina George encompass that much confidence? And how can we encompass that same confidence?
I'll tell you one thing, the solution is DEFINITELY not being mean to other girls or acting in such a way that emits a rather superior complex. Trust me, I know! HAHAHA! And I'm gonna let you guys in on a secret -- honestly, I'm not that confident as well, I'm awkward, I'm shy, and I get insecure 99% of the time. But what gets me by is contemplating and reminding myself that whatever it is I do, God is with me, with arms on my shoulders, smiling down at me, and reassuringly saying, "I'm here. You don't have to be afraid." And I know for a fact that you've read this time and time again in personal celebrity interviews and numerous inspirational, self-improving articles, but I'm going to say it again and about a thousand more times over simply because I've gotten a first hand experience -- BE YOURSELF; know what you like, know what you don't, know what you stand for, know what you don't. Not everyone likes how I match my clothes, but I like it -- and that's more than enough to keep me motivated in wearing what I want and how I want it!!! 🙂 not everyone's going to like how you're going to do things or how you are, but it's your life, not theirs! RIGHT?!?! HAHAHAHAHA! Just make sure not to do anything illegal or anything that hurts yourself or others! HAHAHA!
Anywaaaay, so now that we've crossed bullying out of the equation, WHERE DOES REGINA GEORGE GET HER CONFIDENCE??? I'd say she gets it from wearing so much PINK! Just think about it -- if you wear an all pink ensemble or a combination of white and pink, would you feel more confident?
DEFINITELY!!!
Which is why I've got 6 pink outfits for you to draw inspiration from, cause you know what they say, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, we wear pink!!!
1. For Monday Brave the mundane Mondays with loungewear doubled as casual wear! What I wore for layering is actually a night robe -- the next best thing to the white bed sheets we long for during Mondays!
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Outfit details: beret - H&M, silk nightgown - SM Woman, sequined top - Topshop, sequins bermudas - Topshop, sunnies - Zara, feathered pouch - Topshop, pumps - SoFab!

2. For Tuesday Pink and white.. you can't beat the classics! Side note: this is actually from a post published two years ago! HOW TIME FLIES!!! _JSY0609 _JSY0607
3. For Wednesday Wednesday is the official pink day!! Clad in all pink!
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Outfit details: laced layeriing - Forever21, loose top - Forever21, pajama pants - Zara (i cut it short), neck scarf - H&M, sunnies - Zara, loafers - Zara
4. For Thursday Those school cafeteria carbs (IS BUTTER A CARB?) ain't gonna lose themselves!!!
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Outfit details: cap - Forever21, sneakers - Zara, bomber - Shane's, ballerina tulle skirt - #DesignsByKyna, camisole - Uniqlo
5. For Friday Dress + blazer combo = the perfect after school shopping outfit!
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Outfit details: fur scarf - Zara, blazer - H&M, lace dress - Miss Selfridge, loaders - Zara
6. For Saturday Being a queen bee doesn't only apply in bounds of school!
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Outfit details: fur coat - SheIn, necklace - Mom's, ranger hat - H&M, 80s camisole - Miss Selfridge, pleated midi skirt - #DesignsByKyna, laced up pumps - Zara, metal purse - Miss Selfridge
Hope you had fun reading this blog post! It's meant to be taken lightly, and I do hope you understood the underlying message to all of this! 🙂 BE CONFIDENT! NOT MEAN! That's all there is to being a "queen bee"! BWAHAHAHA! I love you sissies!!!

What to Wear to Have All Eyes On You When You Walk Into the Room

Imagine this: as you step inside the marble pavemented, high-ceilinged infrastructure similar to that of Greek temples from bird's eye view, facilitated to hold a function for an awards night gala, everybody, paparazzi's, A-list media spokesmen, and top notch celebrities alike, service caterers and caviar attendants included, either drops their respective affairs or holds their gaze for a good five second suspension, to the extent of hallucination akin to slow motion scenarios of romantic, boy-meets-girl sitcoms, the moment they see you walk down the chandelier-lit staircase adorning an ethereal, voluminous, hand crafted gown -- a piece so mesmerizing, it left Saab and Gucci out of the picture. We want that; but possibly with less exaggeration, less onlooker quantity, and less concentration, but the gist all the same. To put it out there, more often than not, we inherently associate attention with character flaws concerning self absorbency, pessimism, egocentricity, and that of negatives, predominantly caused by our subliminal selves in effect to prior influences, but studies show that we all, introverts and extroverts alike, all sixteen Myer Brigg's personalities included, want attention; and as a matter of fact, we need it -- just not in the extent of surpassing, or reaching, extremes. A split second or two, or an unexpected fifteen, of undivided attention translates into a language of affirmation and value, which needless to say is what we were naturally designed to get, as well as give; but what we fall trap to is unintended dependence towards the antecedent, that of which is either brought about by or brings about insecurity. But let's focus more on former seeing as I've talked a lot about insecurity discrepancies, acknowledgment, and victories in my previous blog posts! Again, as a disclaimer, this post is not, in any way, to promote, much less encourage, reliance on attention, or lack thereof, for identity establishment and other repercussions directed likewise, but rather is simply AN ARTICLE FOR FUN! HAHAHA! So now, let's get started on attaining our much deserved 10 second spotlight (out of our lifelong 22,075,000 -- yes, I googled!)
  1. Wear something shineeeey! Cause you'd rather be shineeeeeyy!
SHOUTOUT TO MY SECOND FAVE CHARACTER IN DISNEY'S MOANA!!! Maui's my top pick, of course! img_2885 img_2884 Outfit details: blazer - Forever 21, headpiece - Claire's, top - Top Shop, scarf - Forever21, A-line skirt - Top Shop, sequined platforms - Miss Selfridge, clutch bag - Ever New
  1. Personalized anything is a definite showstopper -- TRUST ME!
You can personalize just about anything -- your bags, shoes, and old clothes! Watch how I painted my pair of dungarees and maybe you can get some ideas on how you can start working on your very own one-of-a-kind DIY project! img_2361 img_2362   img_5212 Outfit details for look 1: off shoulders - Zara, dungaree - Stradivarius, coat - Primark, choker - LFT, sandals - Charles&Keith, headpiece - #DesignsByKyna
  1. Turn heads with all black!
Just think of it, when someone enters the room in an all black ensemble, won't you stare in awe? IMG_1436 _MG_3432 _JSY0780 1
  1. Stick to a theme and you'll have all eyes sticked to you!
Here's a little story, i wore this native inspired ensemble to Baguio (a mountain province here in the Philippines) as my little way to show appreciation for their tribal culture and as an excuse to wear my ethnic printed piece -- so throughout the day, I've been noticing head turns from everyone, and I really do mean everyone, on instances I walk by or step into range. But I'd be willing to bet their reason of recognition stems from a sense of "ang weirdo naman nito" as opposed to my anticipated reaction HAHAHAHAHA! There was also an incident wherein a little girl was gesturing towards her younger sister to look at me -- though I'm not entirely sure if I'd feel flattered or humiliated; but realistically speaking, the latter deems more rational. HAHAHA! img_2472 img_2477 So if you want to try experimenting with themes without looking nine months early for Halloween, incorporate casual pieces with those in accordance to your selected motif, so to speak. I'd bet something Victorian or of relative to ballet would look cute! Outfit details: vest - Zara, top - Black market (GREENHILLS), bandage skirt - Zara, sling - Aranaz, sandals - Zara, Fez cap - boutique in Greenbelt carrying unique finds (SORRY! TOTALLY FORGOT THE NAME OF THE STORE!)
  1. Now they don't call it statement piece for nothing!
Wear one and you'll be quite the head turner! IMG_7808 img_2567.jpg FullSizeRender(49)
  1. MATCH TO LATCH!
Mix and MATCH and have all eyes LATCHed on to you (HAHAHAHA! I tried!) Fashion faux pas? I THINK NOT! img_2883 fullsizerender img_5442 Outfit details for look 1: camo jacket - Forever21, balloon skirt - #DesignsByKyna, top - Zara, cap - my dad's (HAHAHA), sneakers - Dogo Hope you guys had a good read! And found this post helpful in one way or another! I genuinely want to create an ambiance for us to vulnerably talk and open up to one another, to share secrets with each other! So if you've got questions, outfit dilemmas, or anything really, just let me know!!! we're sisters, after all! 🙂 I LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH, I MEAN IT!

Confessions of a Fashion Blogger

They say, "There's more than meets the eye." As a fashion blogger, there exists implicit rules of thumb to act, much so look, a certain standard, tantamount to a standpoint as overt and public as a celebrity putting on a show in front of an audience and likewise a standpoint as intimate and personal as one (e.g. the average Joe, plain Jane) putting on a show, in the figurative sense, to experience a seemingly worthwhile five second spotlight brought about by class onlookers. Turn it all around, shake it all about, do the hokey pokey, it's still the same banana -- we're ALL pressured to reach a particular standard, especially us millenials, in terms of reaching a certain number of likes on social platforms, to looking a certain way regarded as a norm as evasively broadcasted by the media, and to own, know, more so be all things trendy. Chances are we become who we aren't. So here's me, taking a stand and showing all of you guys who I am as a blogger and more importantly as myself. GET READY FOR SPOOFS, CONFESSIONS, AND BLOOPERS OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENS BEHIND THE SCENES! Hopefully, this makes you smile too!!! HAHAHA! •The average ratio of disheveled and hideous snapshots taken of me during photo ops versus a fairly tolerable set is around a rough estimate of a fifty to a one with the former leveraging on a high level of probability on increasing to a seventy. Now I feel bad for my dad, my sister, my friends, and Ate Lea -- they have to deal with my constant whining of taking another round of photos, ONE. AFTER. ANOTHER. HAHAHAHA! img_6521 fullsizerender96 img_7522 •I get most of my shots in front of random people's homes. Just like in the photos. And I get extreeemely anxious every single time I do so, since I have had countless awkward moments wherein the home owner walks in on me posing in front of his/her house! And here's the worse part, the moment he/she catches me redhanded, we have about three to five seconds of INTENSE eye contact -- and here I am frantically going nuts in my head thinking how embarrassing and shameful (and basically every single word in the dictionary that means AWKWARD) I am, while the home owner's probably thinking, "SINO BA TONG BALOT NA BALOT NA TO NA NAGPPICTURE SA BAHAY KO?!?!" Anyway, I summon every ounce of courage i have left to create a persuading natural smile and take off! So now, the moment I hear the slightest bit of sound, I run straight across the street! And pretend like I'm simply strolling around the block HAHAHAHAHAHAHUHUHUHUHU img_54491 img_8430.jpg IMG_1853 •When deadline dues for blog related projects are at a close distance and getting the pictures ready for post processing or approval is hanging by a thread, also taking into consideration an underlying, yet plausibly the most influential, factor of me getting up on the lazy side of the bed, I have my pictures taken at the comforts of my home. HAHAHAHA! But of course, without sacrificing quality at its optimum (hopefully) HEHEHE! So next time you see a post with pictures filled with cameos of fixtures and adobe bricks unfocused on the background, you'll know why 😉 HAHAHAHA! Although I'm not entirely sure if disclosure would bring me at a disadvantage, but hey, I'm telling you guys anyway! _JSY0490 THIS IS PART OF THE LIVING ROOM! 🙂 img_52111 THIS IS THE ENTRYWAY -- ALSO HAS GOOD LIGHTING! HAHAHA! Processed with Snapseed. THIS IS OUR BACKYARD! 🙂 •Relative to the confession above, my ultimate favorite shooting ground here at home is our garage! IT HAS THE BEST, AND I MEAN THE BEST, LIGHTING IN THE WORLD! Aside from shooting a raw set up, I also plaster huge pieces of colored construction paper across the wall to create the illusion of a new backdrop! HEHEHEHE! So if you guys ever need a photo studio, just let me know and I'll hook you up! Processed with Snapseed. Processed with Snapseed. THIS IS OUR GARAGE!!! 🙂 img_1330 SO THIS IS THE "PHOTO STUDIO" fullsizerender95 AND THE FINAL EDITED PICTURE!!! 🙂 NOT BAD FOR A PIECE OF PAPER! 🙂 •You see the pair of pumps I'm wearing? They're actually a couple of inches high. And unmentionably, they get extremely uncomfortable and painful to walk in considering a whole day of visiting tourist sites and catching one train after the other. So what I did was -- i bought myself a pair of slippers at a local souvenir store; put it on and took it off whenever I wanted to get my picture taken! AND I WANTED TO GET MY PICTURE TAKEN A LOT OF TIMES. Imagine the locals' horror as they see a little foreign girl barefoot, struggling to put on her metallic shoe HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Talk about fabulous! Oh the things I do for you.. HAHAHAHUHUHU! IMG_1431 IMG_1433 •The necklace I'm wearing actually hits right below my collarbone -- a few months back, I tried it on to see how it looked together with the whole ensemble, and it looked extremely, and I mean extreeeemely, lousy and unfitting! It just didn't look good! Soooo, what I did was, I clipped on a huge hair accessory to tie both ends of the necklace together and turned it into a choker! AND VOILA! HAHAHAHA! Good thing it stayed in tact the whole time! So, lesson of the story: buy yourself a good hair accessory! You'll never know when you're gonna need it! •I DON'T KNOW HOW TO POSE; I'M AWKWARD. And more often than not, the people taking my photos are the ones directing the poses I strike onscreen, gesturing demure hand positions as opposed to my naturally stiff build and portraying body angles and face tilts for me to easily imitate. HAHAHAHAHAHA! What can I say, I'm a noob! FullSizeRender(55) FullSizeRender(36) img_2648.jpg REALLY HOPE YOU LIKED THIS BLOG POST! HIHIHIHI! Tune in for a "Life of a Fashion Blogger pt. 2" soon!!! I luv ya, guys! 🙂