Style Crush: Carey Mulligan’s Minimal, Elegant, and Feminine Style

Dear Wonderful Reader,

The Perfect Dress!
The Most Perfect Dress!

I’m obsessed with Carey Mulligan style. This young starlet may let her style go when she’s running errands or getting a cup of coffee, but I think it’s only out of laziness and carelessness. But when she’s is dressing up for events, she dresses like a fashion goddess!! Mulligan’s style is minimal, elegant, and feminine. Did I mention I’m totally in love with her style?!

I divided her style into four different categories, since she likes to switch it up sometimes. I especially love how she just ditches jewelry!

*Even though diamonds are a girl’s best friend and I owe many jewelry pieces and I love them and I’m always tempted to buy more, when it comes to putting on outfits, I feel like the less jewelry the better: minimal to no jewelry make the woman look more effortless, clean (cut), sleek, and sexy because it focuses the attention on her skin and silhouette and it implies that she doesn’t need the aid of a bling to be noticed (was that the longest sentence ever?!). Personally and most importantly, minimal jewelry make me feel more comfortable and liberated. Though, I’m not swearing off buying jewelry or anything!

 My favorite category<3

A. Sleek, Modern, Minimal, & Sexy

 B. Fabulous & Whimsical

C. Elegant, Vintage, & Old-lady Like (I mean that in a positive way)

P.S. I owe lots of old-lady pieces and I love them! They’re just so elegant!

D. Quirky & Fun

E. Uhmm… Uncategorized 


Fabulous Friday: Oscars 2014 Worst-Dressed Pt. 2

Dear Wonderful Reader,

I present to you some of the fashion mistakes and regrets on Oscars 2014 red carpet. Those are just my opinions, so please don’t be offended, and let me know what you think in the comments below.


Charlize Theron, Dior

Her dress is actually stunning, but it just looks like the straps are being pulled up by magic and that just adds a funny effect and kills the whole thing. She is “worst dressed” compared to her gowns in past events, but not the entire Oscars.
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Julia Roberts, Givenchy Couture

Again, dress isn’t bad, it just looks like a granny dress.

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Anna Kendrick, J Mendel

Really dislik this dress. It’s very distracting and looks like an experimental piece for the designer.

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Glenn Close,  Zac Posen

Dress is quiet elegant, but the exaggerated amount of coverage makes the blackness unbearable. Wished she had taken off that “mini sweater”!

Glenn Close

Pharrell Williams & Helen  Lasichanh

IDK why, but  Pharrell looks like he wants to look more feminine and Helen wants to look more masculine. Could they be going for the shock value?!

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Kristen Chenoweth

Chenoweth’s gown makes her look like a statue because of its stiffness, and goldenness.

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Kerry Washington, Jason Wu

Washington’s gown looks like a rolled up fancy curtain that was secured to her bust by a bobby pin.

Kerry Washington

Viola Davis

Davis’s dress looks like a bad high school prom dress.

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Liza Minnelli

Hmmm… She should lose the pants…And those shoes…And just the entire outfit and put on something else!

Liza Minnelli

Kellan Lutz

His tuxedo look like it’s gonna burst cause it too tight, and I didn’t like the blue lining on top of the tuxedo’s pockets very much.

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Fabulous Friday: Oscars 2014 Best-Dressed Pt. 1

Dear Wonderful Reader,

I present to you Oscars 2014 Fashion, along with some After-parties Fashion. Please excuse my lateness. In no particular order…

Jennifer Lawrence, Dior

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Sandra Bullock, Alexander Mcqueen

Love  the Old Hollywood feel of her gown, jewelry, and hair.

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Anne Hathaway, Gucci

All the criticism in the world doesn’t make this gown less gorgeous. It’s silhouette is a KILLER!

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Kate Hudson, Versace

Loved it!

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Cate Blanchett, Armani Prive

Love the whimsical-ness of this gown!
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Amy Adams, Gucci

Ultimate sophistication!

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Lupita Nyong’o, Prada

Love how fairy-tale-ish this gown looks.

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Chrissy Teigen

Not your typical Oscar gown, but it looked very cheerful and youthful without being too much.

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Camila Alves

Absolutely love how elegant, crisp, and clean-cut her dress looked (though the shoulder “tail” was a bit of an over-kill)


Jenna Dewan-Tatum


Lady Gaga, Versace

Really loved her dress, despite all the criticism she received.  The color is fresh and elegant; silhouette is graceful and sexy; “scarf” and the ornate pattern on the dress are very whimsical and add a lot of interest.


Portia de Rossi

I loved the dress’s intricate simplicity and victorian feel.

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Kate Hudson

Wow! Her dress is so beautiful, elegant, and simple. Oh, and the stark contrast between nude and black is amazing.

Kate Hudson

Chrissy Teigen

Her dress doesn’t have a very “designer-y” feeling, but I love how it’s just plain sexy–very Jessica rabbit!


Miranda Kerr

Loved this gorgeous metallic color on her and the dress’s simple silhouette and plunging neckline.


Matthew McConaughey

Loved the fresh, white tuxedo.

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Brad Pitt

Loved how clean-cut and classic this outfit looked.

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Jared Leto

Not a big fan of his pants, but the way he paired his tuxedo, shirt, and bow-tie are very fresh and creative without being casual at all.

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Leonardo DiCaprio

(in a rather interesting pose! haha)

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Zac Efron

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Silvery Saturday: Son of God

Dear Wonderful Reader,

I am sorry this is up late, but I had to share this film with you.


I had the immense blessing to go see Son of God with my family last Saturday, and I couldn’t be any more grateful. The film has its flaws and shortcomings just like any other film, but the film’s power to move one’s spirit is far grander than such little inevitable mistakes.  In short, if you’re looking for a movie review, then you won’t find it here.

Countless scenes have touched my soul, and as I sat down watching it, I thanked God who graces us with revelations and epiphanies as we’re relishing in his worship (or in my case, watching this film).

As I was watching a scene where one of the Jew priests called Jesus a “dangerous man”, It dawned on me how goodness and holiness are truly the most powerful, sharpest weapons. In other words, the bible and the film show how the Lord is forgiving, generous, kind, loving, considerate, gentle, and merciful in all his actions on Earth. Nothing he does can be described as dangerous; or at least relate to our understanding of what’s dangerous. Yet, to those Jew priests Jesus was the ultimate danger. And that’s because his weapons were holiness and goodness; weapons that couldn’t be defeated with the most violent or advanced weapons.  Why? Because the battle of holiness and goodness has already been won, when Jesus resurrected from his death.  As Jesus said, “In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). So holiness and goodness can’t be fought because there is no more fighting for them because they live with Jesus’s peace and victory; instead, they treat every experience as a chance to be the light to the world. Again, as Jesus said “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.” (Matthew 5:14).

In a later scene, when Jesus was being arrested and Peter pulled a sword from a Roman solider and cut off one of the soldier’s ears, Jesus reproached him and said, “Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.” (Mathew 26:52). Again, in this verse Jesus  confirms the idea that anger, and violence won’t save anyone because their fight is a never-ending fight. Thus, whoever employs them will die fighting by the sword, as he chose to fight a battle that can never be won.

Then, the film ends with a very promising scene that brought a lot of peace to my heart.

“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”

(Revelation 21:4)

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