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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

If your style is….Sporty

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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