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2011 Roll Call

I will forever be thankful to the Lord for showering me with beautiful blessings and opportunities in 2011. Along with bidding goodbye to the awesome year, let me share to you a roll call of events and people that have been very significant to me and to my humble blog. *_*


1. My venture into freelance modelling (which started last 2010)


2. My life as a student which became extra special and colorful when I was reigned as the Bb. Pamantasan 2011 and Ms. Aficionado 2011


3. Lastly, the various lucky chances that I've got in the blogging world, especially meeting new people that share the same passion as mine.


I'm so much ready to welcome 2012!!!! Let's get it on! ☺
HAPPY NEW YEAR, LOVEYS!!! xx

Never Giving Up

...on animal prints, obviously. :D Yesterday, by far, was one of the longest days I've had in my life. Went to the mall for random commitments, meet-up and shopping in the afternoon, then headed to Tides for a night out with my high school friends. This is what I love about vacations!! ☺ Anyway, here's what I wore to my hectic but awesome Wednesday!



My Mom took my outfit photos and I'm so happy that she's improving! Hihi thank you, Mommy dear!


On me: animal print top from The Ramp | pink bandage skirt from The Ramp | Steve Madden nude pumps | bag from Aldo | Aldo gold watch | Pop Culture bangle


Forgive my awkward "to-smile-or-not-to-smile" face here! :p


Got so in loved with this tassel necklace from Simone's Closet! Thank you to my blogger sister, Denise, for sending this! Miss you so much!


Mom and I were about to enter the mall again after taking some outfit shots but then she spotted this area and insisted me to strike another pose here. Lol she's really that supportive... and cute!

I gave my Mom a treat at Tacobell since she's been craving for quesadillas and churros. We also had a quick bite of pastries from Chewy Junior while waiting for my Fab Manila giveaway winner. 


Ordered yummy cookies and cream chewy puffs for my giveaway winner, Marie Castro. So aside from her Fab Manila prizes, she also got a mini sweet treat! *_*


I recognized Marie Castro right away because I've met her during the Bloggers United 2. Love that her tweets to me were so nice and sweet! She's a student from DLSU, by the way. Marie, if you're reading this, it was so nice to see you again! Congratulations and enjoy your prizes! Happy holidays!! ☺

I was supposed to meet up with the other winner of my Fab Manila giveaway but she's in Cavite right now, so I decided to just have her prizes shipped. Sayang, I want to meet more blog readers pa man din. Soon, soon!!! *_*

Hope everyone's making the most out of the remaining days for 2011! What have you been up to this holiday season? Let me know, loveys! xx

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Sheer and Fringes

I reserved my pullovers and cardigans before December because I really knew it would be cold this month. But lo and behold with the bipolar weather! It was extremely sunny these past few days (not complaining, though) so I decided to be on this comfortable ensemble.



I could no longer wait for summer to wear this top from Style Hub! Thank God for times like this! Thank you also to Style Hub! ☺


On me: black sheer sleeveless top with fringes from Style Hub | Mango white shorts | black bandeau from Bench


I was thinking to do a messy bun for my hair with this outfit but I suddenly felt too exposed already. So ganito na lang muna! :p


Details of the top! Don't you just love it??


Accessories: turquoise bangle from Pop Culture | pearl stacked bracelets from Forever 21 | yellow bag from Singapore


Finally wore my new Filgiarina gold sequined peep toes! I swear I can sense that this pair will be overused! *_*

What can you say about this look? Please let me know! Happy holidays, loveys!! xx

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Giveaway Alert: NYX COSMETICS (CLOSED)

Bonjour bellas! ☺ If you've been in a search for the best cosmetics in a more affordable price, then this giveaway sponsor of ours, Belle Demoiselle, is just the right place to shop! Belle Demoiselle is owned by a very good friend of mine, Edraine Bernardo, a junior student from the College of Saint Benilde. The shop caters various beauty needs from trusted brands such as Nyx, Skin Food, Etude House, Tony Moly, Skin 79, and more!



Now we're on to the Raid My Closet x Belle Demoiselle giveaway!


Two very very lucky girls will have the chance to win these amazing round lipsticks and lip creams! I personally love these shades and I know these will definitely suit you! ☺


The first lucky bella will be able to receive these: One (1) Hot Pink round lipstick, one (1) Snow White round lipstick and one (1) Milan soft matte lip cream


The second lucky bella will be able to receive these: One (1) Spell Bound round lipstick and one (1) Amsterdam soft matte lip cream

HOW TO JOIN:

MANDATORY:
1. Follow my blog via Google Friend Connect (GFC).
2. Like my blog on Facebook: LIKE
3. Like Belle Demoiselle shop on Facebook: LIKE
4. Follow Belle Demoiselle shop on Twitter: @bellemoisellee
5. Leave a comment with your name and email address below.

OPTIONAL (for additional entries):
♦ Tweet this (+1 point): "Win fabulous NYX cosmetics from @listentoarnie & @bellemoisellee! Join here: http://arnievillanueva.blogspot.com"
Blog about this giveaway (+3 points).
* * * Please include in your comment the links to your tweet/blog! 

This giveaway will run until January 14, 2012! Winners will be chosen via random.org

Easy weezy procedure!!! Please don't forget to do all the mandatory steps to qualify for this giveaway. I'll review all your entries carefully.

Shoutout and hugs to Edraine Bernardo, the generous bella behind Belle Demoiselle, for offering this collaboration! Love you forever! ♥ And of course, I wouldn't fail to thank my gorgeous blog readers for your non-stop support for Raid My Closet! You're all special to me.

Best of luck, loveys! xx

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Giveaway Alert: STYLE HUB, SIMONE'S CLOSET and TRENDPHILE MANILA (CLOSED)

Time for another giveaway, sweethearts!! For the fourth installment of my birthday/holiday giveaway, I have teamed up with two clothing brands and an accessories shop. I know you would want new (and free) clothes, loveys!! 



From Style Hub: Yellow sleeveless button down, pink sheer top with folded sleeves, black sleeveless button down, white midi skirt


From Simone's Closet: Acid washed denim jacket, purple scarf


From Trendphile Manila: Christmas-themed tassel necklace

I have combined these stuff into two packages! So yes, two (2) very lucky readers will be able to win these! ☺ 


The first winner will be able to receive these: Acid washed denim jacket from Simone's Closet, pink sheer top with folded sleeves and black sleeveless button down from Style Hub plus Trendphile Manila's Christmas-themed tassel necklace


The second winner will be able to receive these: Purple scarf from Simone's Closet, yellow sleeveless button down and white midi skirt from Style Hub 

HOW TO JOIN:

MANDATORY:
1. Follow my blog via Google Friend Connect (GFC).
2. Like my blog on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/arnievillanueva
3. Like or follow our gorgeous and generous sponsors on Facebook:
STYLE HUB - Like
SIMONE'S CLOSETSubscribe/Add As Friend
TRENDPHILE MANILA Subscribe/Add As Friend
4. Leave a comment with your name and email address below.

OPTIONAL:
Tweet this (+1 point): "Win free clothes from RAID MY CLOSET's blog giveaway! Join now: http://arnievillanueva.blogspot.com @listentoarnie"

Blog about this giveaway (+3 points)

Please include in your comment the links to your tweet/blog!

This giveaway will run until January 14, 2012! Winners will be chosen via the ever trustee random.org

So easy to join!! Please don't forget to do all the mandatory steps to qualify for this giveaway! Million thank you's and hugs to my lovely sponsors - Style Hub, Simone's Closet and Trendphile Manila - and most especially, to my blog readers for your continuous support in Raid My Closet! I love you all!! 

Best of luck and happy holidays, sweethearts!! xx