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LAURA'S LOVE LIFE ADVICE: Why Dressing Well Is The Best Revenge On An Ex — Eva Rocked, But Scarlett Blew It!

Mon, January 17, 2011 12:24pm EDT by 2 Comments
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Don’t let your breakup get you down — go out looking your best like Eva Longoria did at the Golden Globes!

If you’ve ever had revenge fantasies where you run into your ex looking utterly fabulous, thus making him regret ever losing you, you aren’t alone. Looking good really IS the best revenge! Kudos to Eva Longoria for making this old adage her mantra at the Golden Globe Awards last night. Tony Parker should feel like a fool after seeing how gorgeous she looked!

Luckily, Eva and her A-list brethren had a brilliant public platform to show just how much they’ve moved on at the Golden Globe Awards over the weekend. While Eva gave her NBA star ex a reason to miss her in a plunging, sophisticated Jenny Packham number, another recently single gal, Scarlett Johansson, failed at the same mission. Although her Elie Saab gown was gorgeous, Scar Jo missed a prime opportunity to show the world that she’s moved on from her split from husband Ryan Reynolds with her Bride-of-Frankstein hairdo. The look itself wasn’t cohesive.

I’m a fan of looking your very best after a bad breakup. Some of us turn to food and comfort eating post-split, becoming the very image of a modern-day Bridget Jones with endless bottles of cheap champagne and pints of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey littering our kitchen tables. Others hit the gym, hair salon or Sephora counters with a vengeance, intent on making him see just how perfect a woman he lost. Choose the latter…PLEASE.

Sure, maybe you’re changing your lifestyle and hitting the gym or looking like the best version of you for the wrong reasons, but who cares what your catalyst is as long as you have something that makes you feel good about yourself? If you look in the mirror and like what you see, that’s a great thing! An added bonus here — feeling good will give you confidence, which will come across in your relations with other men, and you’ll be snapped up by someone worthy before you know it!

If you have to indulge in straight-from-the-package cookie dough for a week or so, do it! But after a week, stop wallowing and start doing something to make you feel happy again. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again — looking good is the best revenge, and Eva is living proof!


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