The Super Easy Way to Wear Backless Dress/Leibster Award

By Seyra Rico - 1:43 AM

I got my very first award! It's called Leibster Award, an award for bloggers which basically follows the same principles as a chain letter. I don't mind getting awards, and it's a great way to connect with fellow bloggers, so why not?  I was tagged by Alyssa Monique Bustillo from Styleccentric Fashion. She's a fellow Filipina fashion + lifestyle blogger, thank you! Check out her blog above!

If you wanna know more about the award, click here.

For this outfit post, I wore a simple backless brown dress. I've seen similar dresses, in pink or black, but never in brown. It's great for I don't want to worry about someone having the EXACT same dress as me. For me, this is the best cut when wearing backless dresses, you'd want to draw the attention to your back. There are lots of bras to choose from: extendable straps, nipple tapes or adhesive bras. My favorite will be the silicone bra, recommended by my best friend. The trick is choose the perfect size so you need not be worried of it hitching in your waist like a belt after a few hours. Ha ha ha. I also kept everything in neutral, but I retained my spike bracelets, which is kinda like my signature piece.
Here are my answers:

1. What is the most inspiring moment that recently happened to you?
Going to Manilakbayan 2015 and talking with our Lumad brothers and sisters. Their ancestral lands and community schools are being militarized by state's forces. There are written accounts of extrajudicial killings, harassment and rape, so they went to Manila to bring light to their issues. I am continuously inspired by their struggle and will to fight.

2. Can you tell me some of your strengths that really helped you in blogging?
I loved writing ever since I can remember, so this is one of the platforms I channel it to. I am also passionate about fashion & style, so blogging is a fun way to document it.

3. Are you and early bird or a night owl?
Night owl, most definitely! I love parties.

4. What social media do you hate the most and why?
Facebook, because of the hyper image crafting. I like normal people and not knowing the minute details about everyone.

5. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three things would you have and why?
Water bottle - for storage of fresh water for drinking, knife - very handy, torch + many batteries- for signaling. (I read Castaway Survival Guide when I was 10.)

6. What keeps you from blogging?
My work for International Women's Alliance. Fighting to end human oppression > blogging.

7. Would you rather be liked or respected?
I would rather be liked, because I love talking to people and knowing what makes them tick.

8. What do you worry about, and why?

I worry about the future because I still have like, 40 years of it, and I don't know how to spend it. Haha. Kidding aside, I worry about the decaying state of capitalism--there's increasing unrest all over the world, so victory isn't far.

9. Tell me what are your perks in being a blogger?
I love the comments of my readers! They're all so warm and sincere. Fashion bloggers all move in the same circle, so after a while you start to recognize and know them. I love you all!

10. If you were an animated character, who would you be and why?
Maggie Simpson from The Simpsons. She does totally unexpected things.

 Rules for Liebster Award:

1. Thank the person who nominated you, and comment on their blog.
2. Include a link to their blog.
3. Nominate 10 bloggers that you think deserve the award, and notify them.
4. Answer the 10 questions you are given, and give 10 more for the bloggers you nominate to answer.
5. Make a copy of the rules in your post.

My nominees are:

1. Sophie from So Inspo 
2. Kelly from Kell Me Now
3. Gabrielle from A Glass of Ice
4. Trang from Trang's Corner
5. Erica from Egg Canvas
6. Lu from Balgarka
7. Vanessa from Vane Dress Code
8. Jessica from The Petite Diaries
9. Kierra from Lavishingg
10. Shaira from Day Dreamer and Believer

My questions:
1. What motivated you to start blogging?
2. If you can raid anyone's closet, whose will it be?
3. What is your worst habit?
4. What is your favorite article of clothing you own?
5. What’s your ideal vacation?
6. What was the last book you read?
7. If you can go anywhere in the world now, where will you go?
8. A small house with a nice view in a rural area, or big house in the city?
9. What was something that recently moved you?
10. If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Don't forget to tell me how you wear backless dresses in the comments section! I'm also looking forward to my fellow bloggers' answers!

Hype this look on Lookbook and Chictopia.

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  1. Thank you so much for nominating me, Seyra!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

    1. You go, Trang! Looking forward to your answers!

  2. Love your post, great content!



    1. You're so excited about Christmas, Harija! Thanks so much!

  3. Very interesting post and nice photos!
    Love your dress!

  4. Amazing post dear! I invite you to join a Giveaway on my blog:

  5. Congrat, lovely post too.

  6. This dress is gorgeous!! And congrats on the award :)

  7. You look beautiful! I love this post because I get to learn more about my fellow bloggers.

  8. It is a great dress! I actually like that it is in brown different!
    xo, Jessica || The Petite Diaries

  9. Congrats on the award! Love your backless dress!

  10. Really love this backless dress on you! You look absolutely gorgeous. I love the Liebster award as it's such a great way to get to know other bloggers a bit more :-)

    1. Thanks, Elizabeth! You're really sweet. Did you win, too?

  11. Thank you so much for nominating me, Seyra. It means a lot to me. You're such a lovely girl :))

    Love your backless dress. It's always a challenge to wear such, but with your figure it looks amazing on you! xx

    Lu |

    1. Thank you for those incredibly sweet words, Lu :)

  12. It's so cool that you work for the International Woman's Alliance! Your tips on wearing a backless dress are so on point- a good bra is key! You look super stunning in your LBD too :)

    Rachel xx

    1. Hi, Rachel! Have you heard of International Woman's Alliance before? Thanks so much!

  13. Your dress is lovely, I like the bow detail! And congrats on the blogging award.

    Nice to read more about you and all the work you are doing for charity :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

    1. Thanks so much! And it isn't charity, it's solidarity :)

  14. Such a pretty dress, love the bow detail at the back!


  15. Great answers and I love that dress, so pretty!
    Have a lovely day :)
    Rosanna x
    Rose's Rooftop

    1. Thanks so much, Rosanna! Have a great weekend!

  16. You look gorgeous dear! Love the dress!


  17. Love this black dress on you
    Your looking so chic.
    Congrats on the award as well

    The Bandwagon Chic | Instagram | Bloglovin | Snapchat: bandwagonchic

  18. Wow, thank you for tagging me. :) I'm excited to answer all those questions that you have included. Anyway, I can relate with some of your answers. I also don't like facebook because most people post photos every single time which I think is kind of annoying. Haha :)

    Have a nice day!


    1. I want to see your answers already, Shaira! Yeah I hate it when they overshare. Hahaha

      Have a great weekend!

  19. This backless dress looks so gorgeous on you! I'm also a night owl and I agree that the blogging community is very warm and sincere :) Thanks so much for thinking of me for this award by the way, it's very sweet of you :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

    1. Thanks so much! Yay, we have so many things in common. Looking forward to your answers, Gabrielle!

  20. Love these kind of post to know more about the blogger! You look adorable in that dress - the bow looks so cute!

    Pop over to my blog!


    1. Hi, Sarah. Try it, too! Thanks so much! I will check your blog out!

  21. So fun and interesting questions!
    xx Elle

    New outfit post up on: - Swedish Lifestyle/Travel blogger and model in Tokyo

  22. Wonderful tips~Thanks for your sharing~

  23. I like your very sensible answers to question number 5! :-)


  24. Thanks so much for the nomination lady! And that dress looks fab on you.<3


  25. I'm loving the backless dress, and this is beautifully worn by you! xx,


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