If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
Quite true, lingerie makes things interesting.Â I mean, even if people I meet everyday donâ€™t see the underwear that Iâ€™m wearing, I still feel more confident about myself and you will see it with the way IÂ walk, talk and smile.Â So, in times when you see me and you say â€œHannah, youâ€™re bloomingâ€ and you canâ€™t figure out what changed in me or something, (whispers) that probably means Iâ€™m wearing some nice underwear You may call it Vanity, but if you know me, youâ€™ll remember that to me â€“ Vanity is not a sin.Â Vanity is a virtue. Vanity means being pleased with oneself and you do all means to take care of your own body.Â Laziness, for me, is the ultimate sin for yourself.Â Being lazy to take care of your own self is not acceptable But of course, anything with the extremes is not nice so donâ€™t wear lacy underwear just to please yourself when you are out hiking in the mountains!
Speaking of lingerieâ€¦
I got an invite to model for a lingerie fashion show by Vanita you know how I love to experience new things all the time so I happily accepted!Â Â Vanita is a luxury lingerie and swimwear brand especially designed for the Filipina.Â Vanitaâ€™s designer is Fabiola Marin from Italy who also designed for Victoriaâ€™s Secret.Â They just launched their main collection late last year which my friend Jake happened to blog about. (btw, Jake is a girl lol)
I hesitated to join at first because of my surgical scar on my left boob.Â But, what the heck, thank goodness concealers were invented!Â I was invited a month before the show and I swore to go on a diet and to shape-up fastâ€¦ But it was an epic fail because I went to Malaysia twice and to Singapore too and you know how food tripping in these countries is a must!Â In a span of one month I gained more pounds than I can spare.Â 5-8 pounds baby! EPIC FAIL of my CENTURY!!!
I never thought of backing out though, I would rather embrace my curvesâ€¦ Post the pictures on my blog (as you can see below) and send a message to my readers that itâ€™s okay to have some fat in your body â€“ we need it anyway!Â And donâ€™t be shy if you have a few extra stuff around, I do too!!! and I am REAL!
But this is also the beginning of my journey to keeping my figure fit and fab!Â I committed to dance again and I did it.Â I think itâ€™s time to set a new goal for me.Â My gastritis makes it hard for me to go on a diet because I canâ€™t be hungry.Â I need to munch on food all the time.Â Antacids and other medicines donâ€™t help.Â In order to compensate, I must exercise regularly.Â Sitting on the chair, editing photos and being stuck in traffic 3 hours a day doesnâ€™t help.Â So, Iâ€™m joining more runs and I am about to enroll for a gym membership and to continue my dance classes!Â Iâ€™m also thinking of drinking wheat grass to help my tummy and my digestion process.Â It sucks to have a suckie tummy fml much!
Itâ€™s my birth anniversary soon and I just canâ€™t help but think that I am ageing!Â and I want to keep my body fab so here we go!Â good luck to me and my journey to fitness.Â I will absolutely update you guys on what my fitness plan is and share my nutritional diet plan and will let you know if it works.Â You will see in the pictures lol.Â and I donâ€™t Photoshop, so what you see is what you get.
The Vanita Lingerie Fashion Show
The theme is inspired by Italian Cinema and Opera. I really loved the theme!!! It was so chic and I love how they transformed us all into beautiful belles I loved how the hair stylist (didnâ€™t catch his name ) designed our hairs and how we got glammed up with a very elegant look by makeup artist Ana Isip.Â I have never felt so special in my entire life walking on the ramp without my clothes on .Â It was something different for me, something Iâ€™ve never done yet but is definitely in my to-do-list-before-I-die.Â Thank you so much to the House of Vanita for fulfilling one of my never-have-I-imagined-it-would-become-a-reality item.
I also enjoyed spending time with the girls Vicky, Alex, Helga, Henzel, Aby and Shanna!Â We were all sharing stories on what we did to diet and all other girly stuff!Â Cam-whoring with each other was also a big highlight and learning how to work our abs the last minute was Vickyâ€™s genius ideaÂ ^_^. I will post behind-the-scenes in another post
Also thanking friends who came Earth, Michelle, Mike, Cheryl and Philip and of course to Vince for taking all of these photos.Â To the ladies, did you like the collection rin ba?Â I super like the wedding corsette but wonâ€™t need that anytime soon lol.Â What were your favorites?
So happy to see Earth!Â Sheâ€™s looking fab! You should have walked the ramp with us!
Same goes out to Michelle.Â You should walk the ramp next time!
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House of Vanita
Address:Â 19F, Citibank Center, Paseo de Roxas corner Villar st., Makati City
Prices of Lingerie sets start from Php 1,200.