Style Files: Lisa Encarnacion
Name: Lisa Encarnacion
School: Poveda, Ateneo de Manila University
Feel-good style. Youthful, free and highly experimental! It's pretty much me mixing and matching different pieces that have caught my eye before and compelled me to take home. When it comes to dressing, I've always been more rock than hiphop, but also more preppy than punky. In the end, if it makes me feel good, it's a winner. Comfy style is how I roll.Know other stylish girls? Post their links on the comment box below or post in TeenTalk.
Shop attack. Topshop, H&M, Zara, M)phosis. I love Warehouse, Adora, and Kate Moss for Topshop, but only buy pieces when they're on sale! Since I'm always down for a cheap thrill I like to ukay once in a while, but that's when I'm in Tagaytay or Baguio.
Favorite fashion designers. Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch, Georgina Chapman for Marchesa
Always part of the outfit. A necklace from my grandma—it's got a diamond-studded letter L in script. And Daisy by Marc Jacobs!
Style inspiration. Women who dress to express themselves and people who appreciate fashion as a form of art. There's a stigma that fashion and retail is for the ditzy and materialistic, but I've seen way too many women with style and substance to believe that! Among celebrities and starlets, I admire the fashion smarts of Kate Bosworth, Zooey Deschanel, Camilla Belle, and Vanessa Hudgens (I hate her but she always looks so good!)
Style icons. Kate Moss, hands down. She could make a potato sack chic.
Style influences. Magazines, style blogs, and traveling. Europe is a great place to sit around and watch gorgeously dressed women. Haha! I also keep an eye on certain style bloggers like Californian cool girl Karla (of karlascloset.com) and chic Parisienne Betty (of leblogdebetty.com). Check them out :)
Closet's color palette. Color is all over the place! All my stuff is arranged by color. I was once really partial to reds, pinks, and purples, but got over that immediately when I noticed. Haha! These days I love to wear lots of white and summery yellow. That won't go away soon.
Never ever. Denim on denim. There should be like a law against that.
Stylish three. Your bag and shoes immediately give away your hand at style, so those come first. A good leather bag that shows people your personality, and good black flats or heels (whichever you feel better in). Last would have to be sunglasses. I prefer Ray Bans!
Trend comeback. Poofy hair and spandex. It could happen.
Vintage hand-me-downs. I'm the only girl in my family that wears a 7-half like my lola, so I get lots of vintage designer shoes from her. Recently she's given me strappy red suede shoes from Christian Dior and Varina flats from Ferragamo. She says they're from the '70s and '80s.
What're you up to today? Submit your OOTD, fanfic, essay, school project, org event, a pic of your latest hobby, or anything you want to be posted on the Candy Bulletin page!
Hi! It's been so long since I planned to post my story in another platform aside from wattpad and now here I am, hoping that my story can be featured here.
My story is entitle "Who Are You," it's a tagalog-english teen fiction story so I hope, those filipinos who visit here can read my story!
WHO ARE YOU: PRELUDE
Sinungaling na ba ako kung sasabihin ko sa inyo ang pangalan ko? Hindi ako sure kung anong sasabihin kong pangalan ko pero may nagsasabi sa aking wag nalang magpakilala sa inyo.
May gusto lang naman akong itanong... Paano kung may makilala ka sa kasalukuyan na nagpapaalala sayo sa nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang nakilala mo sa kasalukuyan ay may tinatago pa lang sikreto na kahit siya mismo ay walang alam pero may kinalaman sa iyong nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang dalawang ito ay may koneksyon? Anong pipiliin mo? Ang nakilala mo sa nakaraan? O ang nagpakilala bilang ibang tao sa kasalukuyan? Past? Or Present?
There was this guy I dated for a while but things didn't turn out well. I was so into him that one night I can't stop thinking about him, I've decided to send his MOM a message on facebook confessing how much I like her son. I wish it ended there but no. I had to make it so emotional, lengthy and detailed like the drama queen I am. Luckily, it went to message request so I'm hoping she hasn't really read it yet. Up until this day it makes me cringe whenever I think about it but hey, whenever it pops in my mind I make myself laugh too so thank you self for being unbelievably shameless and brave when it comes to love. I may age faster because I have made a lot of cringe-worthy moments that I constantly make faces out of embarrassment just reflecting on my antics but I know I've made more hilarious memories than what ifs and somehow that makes the disappointments feel more like assurances that I have gave it my all and I have lived as honest (maybe a little to honest) as I could. #ItsOnlyNatural #CanBnatural
I've been investing in arts, photography, and writing. I've also got back to reading the other day and I finished reading this amazing book entitled 300 Things I Hope by Iain S. Thomas. It is all about the things the author hopes his readers to do in all aspects of life. So, I decided to make a version of it with all of the things I'm hoping for.
I hope I get to see my friends be successful in life. I hope to make a big mural someday. I hope to be a well-known artist like the artists I look up to. I hope to marry the person I am in love with today. I hope to be a little kinder to myself. I hope to see happiness even in the smallest things. I hope to travel the world. I hope to be a good mother and a wife to my future family. I hope to have my artworks displayed in a gallery or an exhibit. I hope to learn more about creative writing. I hope I won't learn how to get tired and give up my passion. I hope I won't get too hard on myself whenever I don't get the results I've been wanting to see in my works. I hope to love myself more even on the days I hate it the most. I hope to lead and empower women; to be their voice and for them to believe in themselves that they can be the woman they look up to. And when I've reached my limit of these things, I hope I won't get tired of reminding myself that my emotions don't make me weak, hence, makes me stronger. These are some of the things I always hope for. What about you? What are you hoping for?
I started fixing myself this quarantine. I mean, I started trying makeup products. As a teen, I'm on my phone almost every hour of the day, scroll on my social media accounts, especially Instagram, and also Pinterest where you get to see nice and pleasing photography by bunch of amazing and beautiful people from different parts of the world. So I started taking my own as well. I did not know that taking your own photo and try to get an Instagramable one is sooooooooo hard, it's exhausting. I do not have alot of space in my room, and I would definitely not do it outside our house because of Corona Virus, and I don't want to be seen by our neighbors HAHA so I have no choice but to make tiis inside my room.
Out of atleast 25 shots, only 2 are a nice picture. While I'm all sweaty and tired, I am proud of what I could do beyond my comfort zone. And this definitely built my self confidence, (and I secret love the compliments I received from both people I know and don't know) It's not my first time visiting in here, Candy! But I'm new to writing my thoughts and experiences, so bare with me HAHA.
Until next time!