Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Yesterday we were the happy winners of the award Newcomer of the Year 2014.
How ironic isn’t it that the newcomers had to open the show? We were nothing but a big blur when accepting our prize. Our hearts thumped, and the nervousness made our legs jelly. Tsutsumi was so shy she hid behind the bouquet the entire speech while I concentrated on not to fall while walking. We were caught in a so called blackout, cause it was so surreal. However, we managed to thank our readers something we find very important!
Newcomer of the Year is a prize with a bit of everything so in many ways was this an incredible price which we are very grateful to receive. One year of blogging have given us many memories and there are so much more to experience!
photo taken by Chioma Anugweje Alexandra’s OOTD: Cardigan Bik Bok Bralette Hunted Dreams Skirt Mango Footwear Tobi, get it here
Tsutsumi’s OOTD: Shirt Monki Bralette Tobi, get it here Skirt Hunted Dreams Shoes Bik Bok Purse Monki
The jury speech to the lucky winners was really sweet! Here is the translated version;
“Newcomer of the Year is the new shooting star to the blog heaven and is the blog that despite starting in 2013 first got it’s big debut last year. This blog is also nominated for Instagram of the Year – the place where it all started. With inspiring images, international appeal and large dimples – the chances are big that these sweet sisters will characterise the blog world in the future.”
Thank you so much to all of you who voted and rooted for us. You truly motivate us to be better! Thank you Vixen for awarding us and for the lovely statuette. Thank you Khiet from Nikita for doing our hair for the awards. Thank you Chioma for the original hashtag #teamalexogtsu and being a proud lil mama. Thank You!
First of, a BIG heartwarming THANK YOU to our amazing readers who have taken the time to vote for us. We are so excited and happy to tell you that we’re officially finalists in three categories: Instagram of The Year, Best Outfit of the Day and Newcomer of the Year. We are humble and grateful to have made it this far, and none of this would have happened if it wasn’t for your support. You motivate us to thrive, thank you for that!
The Awards will be announced January 28th at a big event so we hope you look as much forward to it as we do! It is pretty surreal to go from just guests at the Awards to finalists. Now it’s up to the judges, but Best Outfit of The Day is 100% based on votes from readers, so you can still vote for us every day until the finals. So if you feel like we deserve it, vote HERE
Now that Christmas and New Years are over, we can’t help but wish for the summer to arrive. These pictures are from our trip to Los Angeles last year.
The weekend is packed with a trip to the mountains. It’s been years since the last time so we’re very excited! Did we just hear spa and dog sled riding? 2015 is looking’ good!
Tsutsumi and Alexandra
Thank you SO much! Our Friday evening was perfect. Vixen Blog Awards 2014 announced their semi finalists, and we can happily tell you that our blog is nominated to Newcomer Of The Year and Best Outfit Of the Day. Tsutsumi’s IG is also nominated for Best Instagram blogger! How fricken cool isn’t that?!? We’re talking about three categories here, all thanks to you.
After breathtaking 20 000 nominations from blogreaders, it caught us by surprise to be nominated. We first got the news that Tsutsumi was nominated for best Instagram and were thrilled. Suddenly when scrolling down the page it read “Giggles & Dimples” and we couldn’t help but scream our lungs out, jump up and down and whip our hair like there was no tomorrow. Every positivity seems to be a hundred times better when you have someone to share it with. Thank YOU!
♥ Best Outfit Of The day ♥
♥ Best Instagram Blog ♥
♥ Newcomer of The Year ♥
Listed above are direct links to our category. There are ten semifinalists per category and after December 31st, the jury will pick five nominees to the final. It is totally up to you guys to vote, so we would be so happy if you could make one last effort and vote for us until deadline! When you’ve voted in each category, you can vote again after twelve hours. No adding your mail, no ads – just one click and you’re done!
Best Outfit of the Day is 100% based on votes from you regardless of the jury. In comparison to the bloggers that are in the same category, we go for a budget-friendly fashion which we hope can appeal and inspire the majority of fashion enthusiasts. There is also one award that is called “People’s Choice” which is awarded to the bloggers that have the most votes combined. This price is basically dedicated to you, which is pretty amazing. Thank you once again, you are fantastic and we are so grateful for your support ♥