Saturday, August 4, 2012

And The Winner Is...

I'm old school.  To pick a winner of the Henri Bendel prizes, I didn't use a computer algorithm or other digital device; I used the method we had for raffles back in the old days.  Everyone who commented got their name on a slip of paper (I printed out the comments and then cut them up); the names were put in a bowl; the bowl was tossed like a salad; and then, with eyes closed, I picked a winner.

Oh, and I hope you don't mind, but I also used the opportunity to dress up!



Here's what the raffle process looked like.











And the winner is Tanvi!! 


Tanvi has a fun, informative blog here.  I've been following her for decades.  Going back to the Eighties, I think.  :)  

Tanvi's blog is especially interesting because, beyond her attractive fashion-choices, she offers sound advice on healthy living, nutrition and exercise.  I always feel like I should be paying for her valuable content, but it's given to us free.  Tanvi lives somewhere in the big state of Texas.  Congrats, buddy!

14 comments:

  1. Hahhhahaa ... I was born in the eighties :P

    Thank you SO much!!! For the lovely gift and the kind words. I am over the moon this weekend!!! :)

    ∞ © tanvii.com ∞

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  2. Congratulations Tanvi!!

    On a side note, love that top Shy, I would love to see something like that in green (green's more my thing) but the pink really suits you :D

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  3. Congrats to Tanvi!! Love your necklace. ;)

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  4. Congrats, Tanvi!

    Ally, you are very pretty in pink! I'm working on another package to send you :)

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  5. You can always find an opportunity to dress up !
    Congrats to Tavi.. and I love these shots, you loo SO HAPPY!

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  6. Congrats Tavi!!

    Ally, you look super pretty, I love the pink!

    And also, I did an old school raffle when I did my giveaway too. It's easier ;)

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  7. You look so ooooh la la in your pink and black. Love the more dramatic eye make up too. I have tried do do eye shadows, but either I just can't apply it right or it doesn't look good on me...so I just stick to the same old blue liner.
    Congrats to Tavi! And thank you for pointing me to her blog.

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  8. tanvi always wins the giveaways, lucky gal!

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    1. Okay, I'll 'fess up -- bribes work!

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  9. I love old school!! The "names in the bowl" works for me and I love your dressing up for the occasion!! Tanvi is wonderful. I'm not on Facebook so, since it's a comment-free blog, I admire from afar but she's great. I'm glad she won and that she's acknowledged here.

    I adore eye makeup more than anything and you've set the bar awfully high. I think I have a date with my bathroom mirror.

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  10. You have an amazing sense of humor! Thanks for the intro to Tanvi and happy that you dressed for the drawing. Glamour is always appreciated!

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  11. oh this is a great way to choose a winner! I am holding a giveaway myself! wanna see? :) http://weallarequeens.blogspot.gr/2012/08/giveaway.html

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  12. congrats to the winner! and you are certainly pretty in pink!

    [oomph.]

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  13. I love how you did this raffle, you look awesome, the color looks great on you :)

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