Friday, November 26, 2010
Sunday, October 10, 2010
However, I will try my very best effort to give a review for this amazing movie. (A lot of people said the first movie is waaayyyy better. But I haven't watch it and I'm easily impressed!)
So there's this scrawny young ambitious man named Jacob Moore (LaBeouf) who is in a serious need of a hair gel (IMHO) and a chill pill. He's a typical broker you know : thin, agile, and a sweet talker. Jake is engaged (well, he didn't propose until in the middle of the movie) to Winnie Gekko. Winnie (Mulligan), who does not look like a pooh bear at all, is the daughter of Gordon Gekko (Douglas), the slimy and most malicious broker of all who just got out of jail. The story set in, duh, yours truly and only New York City year 2008. We'll get back to these two soon.
Little Jake was once just a caddy for a high ranked broker, Lewis 'Lou' Zabel (Langella) and eventually 'adopted' as his pet. 12 year old Jake impressed Lou in a great way with his in depth knowledge about financial and business thingy so he gave him a scolarship in a business school and recruited him afterward.
Now, obviously, Jake developed some sort of attachment and took Lou as a fatherly figure (he does look very fatherly). They both worked for a bank (I forgot the name) called KL. Lou was one of the important people with lots of shares in KL. In a one fine day, KL stock prices declined rapidly, like a bungee-jumping- -free-fall, fall. Hence, Lou was forced to sold his portion of shares with an excruciatingly low price, (from $79 to $3)or he would face a great amount of debt. The buyer, Bretton James (Brolin), was one of the people from Churchill & Swartz bank, and he was so mean! Seriously, I felt so bad for Lou and was really angry with heartless Bretton. As expected, Lou committed suicide due to devastation. I know, I screamed deep down in my heart too. Lou looks like such a nice granddad that you'd want to share your cookies with!
Jake was shocked and in denial by the death of his mentor so he proposed to Winnie (I don't get that either, let's just play along, okay?) whom strangely said yes. Girl, your boyfriend is a mess, how did you not see that? Getting married is not going to help anybody. But hey, weddings are not expensive right?
So here we are back to Winnie Gekko. Yes, Gekko, it is one of the most feared name by stock traders in Wall Street. Back in 1980s, there was a scandal which caused Gekko a fortune and a lot of other people a huge loss. Gekko was sent to prison and now he's out and as ready as a hungry shark to strike back, although you can't tell in the first few minutes. Winnie is an estranged daughter who shut herself out from his father due to the death of her older brother.
Gekko was approached by Jake, whom at first, had a pure and noble intention. To reconcile Winnie and his daddy. As the time goes, his intention become not so pure anymore. He was looking for revenge (yes, stock prices do not just go into a free fall without anything causing it) and needed help. Gekko knows all about Wall Street and he sort of gave him advices. 'Trading' as they exchanging advices with Winnie's reconciliation. Oh, poor poor Winnie.
Anyway, I am not going to give any spoilers here (as I am too tired and sort of drained of ideas). For me, this move is a genius. I want to go straight to Jakarta Stock Exchange with my best crisp white shirt and start selling and buying stocks. Of course, there are parts that forced my business brain to work real hard, but that's what makes it even better! I love movies that is making me think (not guessing) in a very logical and reasonable way. The story line was in a perfect pace. Not too slow, but not too fast either (we need time to digest all those financial terms!). The cast were stellar (come on, Michael Douglas, Shia LeBeuof, Carrey Mulligan, they all are promising!). But here's five highlights that I love about this movie :
1. Carey Mulligan pixie hair cuts. I know. I told you before. I'm a strange girl with an even more peculiar priority. Carey Mulligan is blessed with a chameleon face. She can be an innocent school girl with nice long hair and bangs or an independent liberalism young woman with a short pixie hair. She looks as adorable as always. And her chic effortless style was a nice break between all those three-piece suits.
2. Bubbles were here and there. This term 'bubbles' is used rather often. I believe it describes a situation where a stock price that was once increasing real strong suddenly burst and falling. So there were bubbles blown by little children at the beginning of the movie, in the middle, and at the ending. Such a neat way to remind viewers about this term! And I happen love bubbles!
3. The Goya 'Saturn Devouring His Son' painting. I think Goya was a brilliant artist and I don't think anyone would opposed to that. However, his arts never failled to disturbed me. With his dark paintings and all. It's always so... scary and so... depressing. But it reflects some part of this movie perfectly (can't say more, it'd be a spoiler) as it is a dog eat dog world out there. Who could stop a father taking benefit from his own daughter? (oops!)
4. Despite the title, I was really pleased that it's not all about business. The movie also emphasized on relationships. As a girl, I was naturally drawn to Winnie-Jake-Gekko relationships. It was nice to have a break from difficult financial conversation.
5. A happy ending! I was really apprehensive about the ending. I convinced myself that the movie would end up with some hanging ends. Turned out, Winnie took care her daddy issue and she had a baby and all and they lived happily ever after! Yeaayyy
Oh God, I'm so tired. Until next movie!
Saturday, September 18, 2010
There were two cameras. And I strangely look at the front one, but the other didn't. Then when I look at side one, the others look at the front one. It's so silly!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
I feel really bad about always complaining to my friends on how my thesis guidance counselor is not really guiding me (she really is not). I suppose I should just take the positive note. It taught me to be independent and assertive. And I also taught me to seek another opinion.
I've been having problems with my thesis calculation and there were times I almost burst into tears. But I managed to succumb the hysteria and instead seek God for some consolation.
And there are times where I just turn off my laptop and turn to my friends for some laugh. I can always count on them to stop me from going downhill.
Thank you, God. Thank you, friends. I ♥ you.
Thesis topic aside, I'm newly 21! Yes I know, it's hardly exciting.
I always thought I'd be much more mature than I am right now. I always thought, by the time I'm 21, I'll have my own cool job and cool apartment. But instead, I'm still in my last year of university.
Of course I am grateful. I would never ask for anything differently. I ♥ my life right now. And apart from the fact I'm still hanging to my family for financial support, I actually feel mature.
My depression hole is always there, ready to pull me in, but prayers and sane thoughts has been keeping me away from that diabolical circle. See, I think I'm doing quite swell!
My mood has been quite steady. No more mood swings a per usual. And yes, I haven't quite managed my shopping habits but I have a credit card now and I hardly use them. So I supposed my retail therapy is still under control.
Fine, I confess, I did bought some quite expensive bag. But in my defense, I have been lusting for this Philip Lim bag for about 3 months. (I bought it as a birthday present for my self)
Oh well. I guess I shouldn't have told you about that.
On a lighter note, people have been very vocal about my deleted facebook account.
They were all confused as I gave a very vague reason on why I deleted it.
The true reason will still remain for myself and myself only. As I believe people would never understand my logic. Not that I'm saying I'm smarter, it's just that I have a rather queer mind than the normal standard.
I shall remain dazed and confused about my thesis but refuse to give up as I believe Jesus and holy spirit would never cease to give me strength.
Until next post!
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Thursday, August 19, 2010
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Dream Within Dreams Within Dreams Within Another Dreams, So It's Like.. So Confusing Yet Too Confusing to Say It Wasn't A Cool Movie
The mission gone awful as Saito realized he was just dreaming by the different texture of carpet in the apartment (how impossibly smart of him! Cue: blame the dream Architect). They fought, after a couple punches, they woke up. Tada! It was just another dream. Turned out, they all were sit-sleeping on a train.
O yes. Prepare your brain now!
Later on, Saito found Cobb and Arthur and the dream-architect-whose-name-irrelevant-to-remember as they were going to make a flea and offer a proposition. Saito wants to plant an idea on his business rival (who resembles Chuck Bass wannabe in a physical term) and offer Cobb (I kept typing Comb here) the only reward he wants - go home to his 2 cute blond little children. Cobb had some issues with all his stealing ideas from subconscious stuff and Saito can make it all go away with one phone call (He just can, okay?)
Cobb accepted, and with the three magic words "Assembles your team" we are lead to :
1. Eames, one forger who can impersonate someone else in a dream. All with his vexatious know-it-all (he kinda does)-yet-charming glory. (You know how we ♥ bad boys). 'You can't be afraid to dream big, my friend' said wise Eames.
2. Ariedne (what a pretty quirky name like, say, Juno) A new cute too-young-to-be-that-smart dream architect. Since she's new, Cobb explained to her about this whole jumping to people's dream. And this is the first 30 minutes we'll go 'what?' and as we reached hour one we'll go 'oh! I see' but never really grasp it though we sort of get the main idea.
3. Yusuf. Every kick-ass movie needs a geek who has all the right solution or, in this case, sedative potion.
4. Don't forget our rigid-I'm-too-cool-to-smile Arthur which I still don't get what his role is until now.
5. Saito. Another twist! 'We don't need a tourist' said Eames. Well, we need more Eames!
Supposedly, inception (planting an idea) is an impossible task. As a mind always remember the source of the idea. And here we go on Mission Impossible that of course, not so impossible.
In this movie, it states that when we're dreaming, we can have another dream, but the time is all different. In real word, 5 minutes, in level one dream, 1 hour, in level 2, a week, and in level 3, a year. It has all the complicated formula that we are too amazed to check the validity from.
So the team try to plant the idea on the deepest but still safe level. Level 3 (dream within dreams within dreams-this one right here) to make sure the idea will grow healthily.
After series of jumping into dreams (too bad they all look the same you need to keep in your mind which background provides which level) they manage to plant it. Not a smooth sailing of course!
1. Turned out Saito business rival had a dream-theft-defense course which creates problems resulting Saito got shot, resulting the team need to work even faster.
2. There's this creepy woman named Mal who was Cobb wife and insisted to made Cobb's life AND dream a living hell. Seriously, girl, find that light and stay away from cute defenseless Ariedne! She was just trying to help your husband
3. Saito's dead!
4. Cobb actually had to enter to even lower level (dream within dreams within dreams within another dream) to found Saito's business rival who anyway, got shot by Mal (again, girl, you got creepier by each level) which is extremely dangerous cause it's unstable and you might stay in dream world forever, causing a long sleep until you die of starvation.
Then again, they all wake up, and all is well in the real world. Saito alive once again, made the call, and Cobb got to see the faces of his adorable children (we too, finally got to see!). That Chuck Bass wannabe had the idea safe and sound inside his level 3 subconscious. And the rest of the team all smiles and pretend they didn't know each other neither just had the best shared dream of their life.
Some scenes that is a mystery to me until perhaps, the end of the century (or maybe until another remake)
1. Arthur made a human sandwich all wrapped with delicious cables. I get that he was trying to make a 'kick' to wake them up, but then again, why it had to be in an blown up elevator? I assumed it involves some mind-blowing gravity formula that only Arthur understand.
2. Cobb wasn't allowed to see his children faces. What would happen if he did? What's so diabolical about those angelic little faces?
3. How's one enter another dream? Did that linked IV linked their dreams?
4. How's a totem differentiate real world and dream world? It's a freaking dice and a gold chesspiece. I sort of get Mal/Cobb's totem. If it doesn't stop spinning, it's the real world. Cause real world never ends.
Overall, I got a dizzying effect. My poor brain! I have to admit, it has some pretty cool effects. All with folding building and shattering glasses lead to different place not to mention cool zero-gravity fight.
But after a day to soak it all in (like I did) it's not exactly a 2010 must watch movie. It's worth watching for, I do agree, but not a life-changing movie.
Cause.. WHAT message does this movie try to give us? That a dream world is better than real world? (it's the best I can think of after 'if you want to make a difficult maze, make it in circle, silly' and 'kissing your co-worker DOES NOT create distraction') I mean, it lacks the heart and the greater picture stuff.
PS. Does anyone agree Arthur look like a long-lost-brother of Neo from The Matrix? Just a thought.
Friday, July 23, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Friday, July 9, 2010
P.S. most pictures belong to Averini Carissa
Saturday, July 3, 2010
It was THAT bad.
The movie was too dense for me. I feel like I was watching small movies that is forced to put together in order to create the "supposedly" big movie. Seriously.
I hate the fact that it was only a 2hour movie. If they had add 15-20 more minutes to the movie, I think it would have been much acceptable (but still nowhere near good).
My problem is not the story cause the story is great ( all hail Stephenie Meyer) as we all who read the book know. The problem relies in the script writer and the director. There are vital scenes that were just brushed off under the rug.
First, the bed! The bed was supposed to be the best scene in the movie. Yet, it was lifeless. It was way too fast. And for the note, Bella was supposedly throw a fit because of the bed.
Second, Bella didn't took off with Jacob after Jake check on her to see if she's still human. She was supposed to sort of do this break-the-prison when Jacob visited her at school (when Edward was gone huting) with his bike and Bella impulsively (therefore Alice can't see it coming) jump to his bike and then ride to the setting sun (okay, that wasn't exactly what happened). And that's why Edward came back with eyes still black (he's hungry when he has black eyes) and said "I almost broke the treaty to check up on you".
Third, the visualization of Rosalie and Jasper past were way too short. I guess that's forgivable considering I was actually bored reading that part. But still, those two were pretty crucial to understand the Cullens better. I bet anyone who didn't read the book didn't even noticed about Rosalie and Jasper's tale.
Fourth, the tribe history tale was not as magnificent as it supposed to be. And they totally cut the Taha Aki and that tribe traitor-whose-name-I-can't-remember story. Guess I'll let that one slip cause it's not exactly affecting the third-wife-tale.
Fifth, Bella was not supposed to bleed during Ed vs Victoria fight! She supposed to just clutch that pointy rock and be scared as hell. Then Ed should have slowly approach her ( after he dismantled that Victoria creature) and assured her everything's okay.
Sixth, Bella was supposed to be fainted after he HEARD (NOT SAW) Jacob got hurt. I think that's an extremely vital part. It shows how much she cares about Jacob, right? (She fainted out of worry)
Seventh, Bella and Jake final meeting at Eclipse? Seriously?? It was suppose to be the revealing moment. How much Bella ♥ and care about that over-muscular werewolf. It was supposed to be epic. Where Bella shed tears on how much it hurts to choose Edward. How much it pained her to see the what-might-have-been (Bella sees flashes of black-haired-little-kids running and playing in a backyard) but not be able to have that. How it hurts her to see Jacob hurting. Oh, man. I cried when I read that chapter. And the movie translates it as a five minutes scene. I was broken-hearted.
Oh and that famous most important line?
"The clouds I can handle, but I can't fight with an ECLIPSE" by Jacob Black. (Bella was describing how she used to think Jacob as her personal sun who balanced her 'clouds' nicely)
I still have many complaints. But I'm too tired to be more disappointed.
Needless to say, David Slade got a bunch of angry-15yr-old-girls he needs to face. And we know how dangerous an army of angry-15yr-old-girls can be.
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Friday, June 18, 2010
I don't have much to say for now. Except that I've been spending too much money. I'm officially on a shopping break. No more money will come out for anythinga besides food/drink. And movies tickets. I should do it at least until 30 June.
My father's birthday was 17 June. Only 1 day apart! My sister and I bought him this versatile jacket that can also as well be a blazer. It's rather expensive but I don't really set a budget for my dad and my mom's bday present. I mean, it's the least I can do!
The jacket fit him perfectly. And when I saw him looking all dashing and handsome, I was actually smiling. Big time. It is such a nice feeling to give something to the people you ♥. As they say, you can give without loving, but you can't ♥ someone without giving.
Another topic. I've been feeling upset with myself lately. As mentioned before, I have an online store on facebook to sell my clothes that I never wear anymore. And two wicked girls actually deceit me. I was upset. Not to them, but to myself. How can I be so idiotic? It's impossibly annoying to think that you are not smart.
Anyway, I thought it's better to be me the one who got hurt than someone else. Although that someone else is a stranger. I much rather to be the one who lost something than be the one who cause someone else lost something. I can't bear the guilt. I never been good playing the cunning role. I prefer to be the victim anytime.
And that's all for now.
Once again, I ♥ you my darling blog
Once again, bonne anniversaire dear blog! :)
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Good news, I, turned out, far more committed to post now. At least, to my other blog. It's like discovering a whole new world. All these gorgeous and fabulous people posting pics about their outfit. All of them are inspiring and crazy-creative. Sometimes I do feel intimidated. However, I refuse to give up and decide to use it as a fuel to be better.
Random, but I've been reading Alice In Wonderland, and there's this part where Alice grew so big inside Mr.Rabbit's house. And Wonderland people were afraid with her therefore they started throwing rocks at her. And much to her surprise, those pebbles turned to tiny little cakes. As expected, she ate them. And she started to shrink. Problem solved!
I'm not sure why but this story stuck with me. I guess it's because I can relate to the essence of this metaphor. In life, people will definitely throw rocks at you. Not literally. More like give you these negatives vibes and condescending opinion. Well, it's either you listen to them and cry yourself to sleep, or you listen and use that as a motivation to be the best. I truly believe that success is the best revenge. Do you believe that too?
Anyway, I feel sore all over my body. I've been attending this exercise class for the 2nd time. Yet still my body can not adapt. True, I like the pain. It means I did things right. If I didn't, I wouldn't be as miserable as I am now.
Oh. And I got my blood test today. The results will be sent to my doctor which I will be seeing tomorrow. Fingers crossed!
My top 5 favorite quotes :
1. "You have to kiss a lot of frogs, before you find your prince."
As a 21yr old single, I try not to fixated to one boy. I play the field a little bit. Besides, the flirting is the best part. And when you have kiss enough disgusting frogs, you WILL know what you want and finally have that ☑ list
2. "What's in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet."
Sounds familiar? Well, it better be! Unless you live in the moon, you should be familiar with Shakespeare most famous play. Romeo and Juliet.
I"m not sure why I like this line. It's just so memorable. I guess when you ♥ someone, it doesn't matter what his/her background is. As long as you ♥ each other.
3. "Never be afraid to do something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the titanic"
It's pretty much self-explanatory.
4. "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
It's by the one and only Robert Frost. We should not be afraid to do something that is not mainstream. We should chose our own path even when everybody says we took the wrong way. Believe!
5. "My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot." ~Ashleigh Brilliant
Again, pretty much self-explanatory. I have been so blessed with my family and my friends. They all are so very kind and each is truly precious for me. Yet, I don't know what the future holds. And I think, as long as I have them in my life, I can get through no matter what life throws at me.
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Thursday, May 27, 2010
Urgh. I've been feeling awful lately. Idle brain agitates me. I just feel useless, unproductive, like a machine that is going to be discarded very soon. Aaaarrrggghhh.
I wish I have something to do. Like two yrs ago, I had my french course. It helps me get through the day. I wasn't exactly productive, but at least I'm learning something new and get my brain works for half of the day.
As for now, I just feel helplessly unproductive. I suppose I could read my thesis's material that my lectures kindly gave to me. Hey, that's an idea! I feel better already. Yea. I should totally print the material tomorrow and find that book he told me to read. Phew. Finally, something to do.
Oh,wait. My friends are coming from out of town tomorrow. Can't wait. The hours of torture in traffic jam.
That's the other thing. I've been bitter lately. The amount of candies I've put in my mouth done no help. I guess that's the side effect of being unproductive. I'm not doing anything. So I have nothing to put my passion and excitement to. Like when you hv this project, you sweat bloods and a bucket of tears, and when it's executed you're sort of feel that excitement, that satisfaction. I have none of that now. So I feel no passion nor excitement.
That's the word.
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Thursday, May 13, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010
I've been preoccupied with school and divo and . . . you know, stuff. I need to stop making excuses. Okay, I admit it, I just don't have any desire to blog. But now I'm doing it out of guilt.
So Divo, our chihuahua puppy just got some sort of immunization injection last friday. He was so terrified I had to be brave. I never heard her crying like that. Poor Divo! But it's for his own good.
I've also been preoccupied with my thesis topic. It's due 25th august. I still have time, a lot actually, but I just can't get it out of my mind. Like I need to do this one thing so I can really like genuinely enjoy my 2 months holiday from june to july. I'm that kind of person who wants to just get things done immediately and get it out of my way, you know. I'm lame at procrastination.
So I've been browsing the internet and consulting with my not-that-much-of-a-help-but-maybe-help-a-little lecture. And I still can't find the right topic.
I don't want it to be difficult but at the same time I don't want it to be too simple cause I want to prove that I actually have learned something for the past 3 years of my university life.
Oh well. It's in progress. Mr. Right Topic, please knock on my brain door!
Speaking of university. I'm in the middle of the final exam week. And you probably wondering why I have time to blog instead of studying. Well, for one reason, 5 out of 6 subjects are open book exams. So I don't really study. I just sort of skimming and voila I can do the exam. I know. Sweet right?
And it's probably as sweet as my new blog. You probably think I'm crazy for making another blog. I'm terrible at updating THIS blog and yet I made ANOTHER blog.
But it's entirely different cause this blog is a fashion blog. I know, Finally!
This way I can retract my commitment to include anything fashion in this blog.
Don't worry, I will still posting 5 top something.
I happen to like depressing songs. Everytime I play a sad and gloomy melody, my sister would be like 'what kind of song is that? It's so depressing'. But I ♥ depressing songs. It makes me depressed. I like feeling gloomy and dark and all emo cause then I feel like I can feel what others can't through songs. So here we go
Five Top Depressing Songs
1. Flightless Bird, American Mouth by Iron and Wine
Oh God. I cried when I first heard this at Twilight movie. At home, I immediately browse for the title then download it. You can't feel not depressed if you listened to the lyric and the extremely sad melody. This definitely my go to song when I need to feel depressed.
Though I don't really get the message. Some say it's a little porn. I don't know. All I care this song breaks my ♡ everytime I listen to it.
2. Possibility by Lykke Li
This is also from Twilight series, New Moon. It's the song when Bella just got dumped by that sparkly vampire Edward. Seriously. THIS is the right song to express all that devastation that she feels. The intensified feeling of normal break-up. Oh Bella darling, if only I were you.
3. Almost Lover by A Fine Frenzy
To all my ex flings, this is the song for you. I'm definitely relate to the lyric. And the beautiful melody just makes it more perfect to reminiscing those fun times, flings. And also the heartbreak that came after. Oh yeah, I don't forget how you break my ♡, mister.
4. Already Gone by Kelly Clarkson
This is the song for you who just got out of a relationship because of a sad reason where nobody is to blame but the reason to end the relationship is undeniable. "I want you to know that it doesn't matter where we take this road someone's gotta go. And I want you to know that you couldn't have loved me better... Love you enough to let you go"
5. Hotel California by Eagles
This song just make me sad. It's about human traffic, if you can't understand the metaphorical lyric. I can't imagine being send and used like an object. That's what makes this song so depressing. It's about a real problem and not just some shabby ♥ conflict.
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Saturday, April 17, 2010
You know, between tons of summary, presentation after presentation, quiz and more quizzes, playing Happy Island, taking care of my fish at Happy Aquarium, puppy-sitting Divo, hanging out with my diamonds, restock-ing my online store. Boy, I WAS busy! LO
Enough about him. I want to tell you a little about my plan for the future.
I haven't been always this passionate about fashion. Only when I graduated from my high school I started to like clothes. And back then, I wasn't aware that you can make a career out of fashion. It was something absurd to think that looking good and fashionable create money.
So I'm thinking about attending fashion school. LaSalle, to be exact. Is that a good environment to study my passion? I'm not so sure. I have asked my dad's blessing. And he seems to be persuaded tho he didn't promise me anything. So if anyone have any inputs, I would really appreciate it.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Now, every time I try to laugh, all you will get is a heavy coughing from me. I can't really talk either. I am not capable of saying one complete sentence without a cough or losing my voice in the middle of the sentence.
So mid exams are behind me. It's been 2 weeks since I did my last exam. I just got two result out of six. The two are okay, I guess. I'm still in B. I can do B. I don't do C tho. Hopefully the rest will also between B and A.
Last weekend, on Friday, I had a blind date. My friend set me up. It went okay. He was really nice and was really quiet. And I thought I was quiet! He was THAT silent I actually became chatty. Needless to say, I don't think there's any 'we' in the future.
The next day, I went to Singapore for the weekend with my mom and my sis. We left with 3 bags and went home with 6 bags. It was fun tho arguments with my mom was inevitable. She just has a way to push my buttons sometimes. But I ♥ my mom, she's always the one I can rely to. My dad is the best problem solver but he doesn't handle small stuff. He let my mom in charge for that.
As you all notice, (well, probably not, I mean, why would you care, right?) but I have gained a lot of weight since 3 years ago when I first came to UPH. It bothers me sometimes but I guess as long as I'm healthy, you know.
So I think these five tips are all girls can relate to
Five ways to look slimmer :
1. Wear black
Yes. Black IS slimming. Not to mention, give you that mysterious vibe. And it doesn't require much thought, you can't go wrong with black. And even thought black always looks depressing, but it's the perfect way to hide all those fat. And I can afford to look like a slimmer-but-a more-depressed-me
2. Invest in outerwear (cardigan or vest or blazer)
Outerwear is perfect to cover up undesired flab. And always invest in a dark color cardigan. Bright color only attract more attention and make you look chubbier. Also, another tip, buy men's cardigan. But make sure it's not too loose or you just look fatter and sloppy. Blazer makes a look sharper and neat. Opt for a long boy-cut blazer. Long blazer camouflage big hip and butt.
3. Wear monochrome
If black is not really your thing, use the same color from head to toe. Keep it in the same shade. You don't have to go all blue or all purple. And dear God forbid, all orange. Make sure the color is not tacky and not EXACTLY the same or you'll ended up like a clown.
4. Sky high heels
Heels are every girl's best friend. The higher the heels, the better. Heels make your butt looks good and you will unconsciously stand straighter and tuck your tummy in so will have an illusion of flat abs. Wear heels as long as you can. Be careful not to fall.
5. Wear light material!
Light material makes you look lighter. Always always choose something light and avoid all those wool. I'm so grateful I live in tropical country. I can't pull off all layering and fuzzy jackets.
And the best tip I can give, THINK SLIM!
Until next blog!