Saturday, November 3, 2012

Vogue Eyewear Style Ambassador

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email about a contest Vogue Eyewear Middle East was running. There were four categories, and all you had to do was submit a picture of you wearing your favorite pair of sunnies and match it with the following category. I submitted a picture under the Retro/Vintage division and surprisingly after a week, I received a call saying that I won, and I was chosen to be one of Vogue Eyewear Style Ambassadors. Imagine my excitement when I learned about that! The winners were given the chance to have a photoshoot, complete with professional hair, make-up and styling and will have a full page feature in two issues of Hello! magazine.

I had an amazing experience with the photoshoot, I was quite nervous because I've always been the one on the the other side of the situation, the one behind the camera. At first, I didn't know what to do, but the whole crew were so supportive and everyone was just having so much fun that I got the hang of it. We had three sets, with three different clothes and eyewear. They gave me designer shoes, tops and skirts and it felt so good that I had the chance to wear those lovely clothes. I know this kind of opportunity doesn't come often, and I am very thankful that I had this chance. 

The first three pictures were taken from my iPad, excuse the really low quality :)

Vogue Eyewear glasses and sunnies
The photo studio set-up
My hair being done by the fabulous Michelle
First feature Hello! October 25 issue
Photoshoot feature Hello! November 1 issue
My page on Hello!

Thank you to Vogue Eyewear , Emirates Woman Magazine and Hello! Magazine.


Katrina Rebecca Guzon said...

congrats! =) saw that on ceejay's post at facebook =))

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