Me? I experienced a hundred times (very hard to count).
Just only last weekend, I was wearing this DIY-cropped top (picture above) and my weekend market shorts (but hey it's from UNIQLO!) and my kicks - went to SM Aura for my weekend shopping for groceries, then I decided to drop-by at the SM Aura's beauty store. I was checking some new lippies to add on my collection, I even ended up swatch-ing this matte-lipstick from Revlon counter, when the Revlon lady approached me and without hesitation, staring at me from head-to-toe-then-back-with-matching-eyebrow-raise-kinda-bitchy-look and says:
"Are you buying??? You seems you can't afford."
I wasn't in the mood to be feel bitchy..
But this Revon girl seems ohh nope ... she is judging me.
Just because I was wearing a cropped top and a poor lady's shorts???
I won't allow her to ruin my day, so I just smiled and walk-out... making sure she sees me going to the Maybelline counter and bought the latest lipstick full collection.
I'm not saying I don't judge people.
Because I do. I don't exclude myself just because I'm writing this post.
I also judge someone on television watching runways, and other shows.
As a fashion blogger and critic, it is my job to judge and give constructive criticism - but I admit that sometimes, out of the blue - I can't help blurting out judgy comment, my only way to release my disappointment. Not other's fault but I couldn't help it.
And I feel guilty after (of course).
Well, correction sometimes. hahaha
I was attended this product launch at the famous club in the town - attended by known celebrities, online influncers, fellow fashion bloggers, etc. When I saw these group of clique of fashion bloggers owning a massive IG followers, to greet them and say HI - I suddenly stopped when I saw their glaring-judgy eyes staring at me from head-to-toe, them laugh to each other.
Yeah I felt a little humiliated (inside).
But then I told myself - damn I'm better!
I was invited because the PR and Management team believes with my works and passion.
And I know and everyone knows that I kick-ass.
Fashion Blogger Gala Gonzalez, Susie Bubble, Hana Tajima, and Clementine Desseaux on Say Something Nice Campaign
Which makes me think...
If we minimize judging other because of their style - it the world would be a better place. Sounds dreamy but I find it's true. Women will understand more fellow women; Women will gain more friends; and Women will be more accepting. Not judging others, and rather say something nice, will gives you smile and a window (or doors!) from her life.
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