So, as you can see, A LOT has changed regarding my style in only three years. I think it was due to my trips to Japan: seeing women there always dressed neatly, hair and makeup done motivated me to try and become more feminine. A little disclaimer, I am a bit embarassed of my old self, but ah well, I’m happy I’ve changed and in three years I’ll be laughing again at how I look today. So let the fun begin!
I think this is as old as 2008. As you can see I was kind of ~emo~ and I generally looked like a sad swamp monster I used to hate having pictures of myself taken so there isn’t much evidence, but the pictures my uncle secretly took of me in Japan.
Looking like a plum? Check!
I love it how I put that belt right under my belly to accentuate it gosh, what was I thinking?!
Skirt over pants was unfortunately something pretty often seen on me
Here comes 2010! this is not even THAT bad, now that I look at it. It’s a bit more body-type suitable and over-all looks a bit more neat~
Who let me out of the house looking like that ;~; I still like the dress, but the fishnets AND knee high socks are definitely too much. And my weight is way too much for that dress too.
I really had no clue how to dress according to my body type. I also cared more about makeup, but I still didn’t know what works on my face (not that I know now)
This is right when I came back from Japan, in France (still 2010), and it’s kind of a very nice photo for that era when I hated taking photos. Also, I became interested in gyaru.
I my try-hard gyaru era I focused most on the makeup. As I look back, I realize the biggest mistake that I made was that I was trying too hard to fit in the ideal the western ~gaijin gyaru~ as they call themselves, created. Therefore instead of trying to adapt styles from gal suitable for my features I was trying too hard to emulate what that bunch of hateful girls (I’m really sorry, there are nice ones too, but most of them…) were preaching is right. So this no-personality Nnena was showing, who was trying too hard to respect the inexistent rules appeared. But I realized I can’t follow rules, so I quit trying to and I’m happy I did.
I wouldn’t have the courage to wear that again.
This is 2011, the year in which my style finally evolved to better (I hope)
But I still didn’t dress for my body type~
Aaaand the makeup didn’t fit me either~
But then I quit trying to be gyaru and just did my own thing, my style became more simple and mature (at times)
Makeup got better too, more suitable for my face, but it still needs improvements.
Aaaaaand, TA-DAH! I’m no longer a froggie! And I didn’t need a prince to kiss me to transform, all I needed was a little determination and a lot of inspiration