To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Review

Starring Lana Condor , Noah Centineo and Janel Parrish, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is a teen romance about a girl named Lara Jean who writes five letters to all the boys she’s ever liked. Mysteriously, they get sent out to them, and drama ensues when one of the boys, Peter, strikes a deal with Lara Jean to fake a relationship so that he can get back together with his girlfriend. On the flip side, Lara Jean wants to fake a relationship so that her neighbor doesn’t suspect her feelings for him.

I really liked this movie. When I watched the trailer, I thought it would be cute and man, it was so stinking cute. I have to hand it to the actors because for me, the way they craft the characters and dialogue is what makes this movie so likable. If it weren’t for Candor and Centineo’s chemistry, I’m not sure if I would have bought them as much as the central couple, but there is a ton of chemistry between the leads. I’ve always been a fan of Noah Centineo because I religiously watched The Fosters every week, but I’ve never seen Lana Condor before, and I think she really carries the movie whether it’s her innocence coming across at a party full of mean girls or talking to her dad about missing her mother. It’s all very awesome stuff from this actress.

I also adore Janel Parrish and thought she was fantastic as the outgoing older sister to Lara Jean. But the little sister to Lara Jean and the father are also quirky and total scene stealers too.

The plot is pretty predictable. That’s probably the weakest aspect of this movie, but the movie makes up for its lack of originality with the conversations the characters have. I also like that in the main conflict, it’s not so much about the guy messing up and then making a grand gesture. It was always about Lara Jean and her internal struggle. It feels fresh and authentic, and I’m pretty content with the way it ends as well.

There’s a lot of sentiment in this flick, and it’s definitely a pretty solid movie for its message of taking risks in life. I remember being in high school and reading novels where I would imagine myself as the main character, so I completely related to Lara Jean. But just like me, she learns that she can keep reading or watching fairytales, or she can go out and create her own.

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Summer Finds Based on Your Style

I decided to do a summer style guide because there are so many different styles worn in the summer. From boho prints to sheer skirts, there are several pieces people should get based on their style.

If your style is…… Chic

Sheer Pantsuit: It’s flowy, simple and makes a bold statement. For a chic, soft look, wear with a long necklace, heels or flats.

Elegant white outfit with Casadei red leather pointed toe court shoes. - Style Estate -
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/774124911352270/

If your style is…..Edgy

Distressed and Studded Shorts: Both trends are edgy and perfect on a pair of cutoffs. It would pair well with graphic tees and a moto jacket.

High Waisted jean shorts with rhinestuds denim cut by DentzDesign on etsy
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/198158452326858527/

If your style is…..Preppy

Printed Collared Shirt: This shirt is girly and perfect for the summer weather. It would look extra preppy with high-waisted shorts, a statement necklace around the collar, or oxfords. Add a blazer for chilly weather.

Animal Print Sleeveless Shirt OASAP.com  It has chihuahuas!!
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/324611085614181425/

If your style is……Boho

Tribal Pants: Boho style is perfect for the summer. These pants are light and fun, and pair well with loose tanks.

Crimson Tribal Exuma Pants cutest pants to wear to a bonfire on the beach! Or my trip to Jamaica
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/19281104630925469/

If your style is…..Minimalistic

Boxy Co-ords: Co-ords are also perfect for the summer. For a minimalist look, wear a solid, boxy mod style.

Blue Co-ord for Spring & Summer (with a Peplum Skirt because why not) | Today's #OOTD on www.HustleAndHalcyon.com
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/130534089176175171/

If your style is……Artsy

Patterned Midi Skirts: These midi skirts are in style now, and for an artsy feel, mix patterns and play with colors. I also like the brush stroke pattern.

Painterly Midi Skirt - Printed Brush Stroke Skirt -$46
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/406449935092563715/

If your style is….Sporty

Color Blocked Tops: Color blocking is perfect for those who want to stick with sporty styles.

This tank combines feminine and playful, high and low style with a nice loose drape perfect for the summer heat or for layering
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/18507048445480235/

If your style is….Glamorous

Embellished Crop Tops: Jeweled and embellished crop tops are perfect for a glamorous feel. It’s fun and stands out.

Embellished Top by MSGM - Moda Operandi
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/60728294950305363/

If your style is…..Romantic

Wrap Dress: A Grecian wrap dress is cute for a romantic outfit. Wear in soft colors like rose, white, cream and mint green.

Sexy Spaghetti Strap Sleeveless Solid Color Furcal Dress
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/113153009363626294/

If your style is……Flirty

Bright Maxi Skirts: Bright colors are great for maxi skirts. I love the sheer ones that have a lot of movement when you walk. It’ll certainly get attention.

maxi sheer, high waisted skirt. Crop top. Too cute. If only that much of my skin showed I would actually consider a crop top
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/129900770474565282/

If your style is…..Country

Fringe tops: Fringe in very in fashion, and I think it is worn in many different styles. However, if someone has a country feel, they should try a fringe top, bag or shoe.

Double Zero Women's Cream Fringed Camisole
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/103019910202760896/

This is just my opinion, and I hope you liked it!

Lulu Sale: Dresses Under $50

I found a lot of dresses and accessories on sale at Lulu’s website. I thought all of these pieces were appropriate for weddings especially. After all, wedding season has begun. Check out their sales. A lot of dresses and rompers were discounted :

https://www.lulus.com/categories/page1-24/95/sale.html?pprices=1

$35– I thought this dress was very spring. I love how vibrant it is and absolutely adore the exaggerated sleeves. They’re super sweet and flowy.
$39– If you’re going to a spring or summer wedding, this jumpsuit is dressy, but still has an easygoing vibe. I think it’s really boho especially with long relaxed tresses.
$46– I’m obsessed with this shape. I think the fit would be flattering on so many shapes. The low to high length really works with this shape too. A statement necklace would also be ideal to showcase with the plunged neckline.
$37– These shoes would be great with multiple dresses, rompers, and jumpsuits. You can wear these to many formal events to come. They go with just about everything.
$26– This bodycon dress is super form fitting, but still classy. Bodycons can be worn to look cheap. This one has such a pretty neckline and structure, that it would be great for a wedding.
$26– This clutch/purse is great to wear with a neutral colored dress. I think adding a pop of color with a bag is ideal, especially for me. (I tend to stick with black and white) The yellow color is sunny and cheerful
$43– I thought this dress was super sweet and appropriate for a wedding too. The little buttons and ruffles are soft and innocent. The color is rich and the material is sheer. It’s romanticism in a dress.

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