Light Up Your Christmas

I’ve already told you guys how much of a sucker I am for Christmas and everything related to it. This time of the year always takes me to my happy place even if it’s the most stressful, traffic-heavy and busiest month of the year. No one and nothing can ever rain on my parade–not even the end of the world. (Doomsday, you are an epic failure.)

See! I’m even twirling with joy here! LOL! I really don’t know how the Grinch does it. I mean, how can someone remain so grumpy amidst festive surroundings? With every corner in the city adorned with pretty ornaments, decor and Christmas lights, who wouldn’t catch the Christmas spirit?

I actually really wanted to take photos at one of Meralco’s Liwanag parks for this entry. I just came from a campaign shoot (hence the heavy make-up) and wore this as one of my outfits. I thought of it as a great holiday dress so I wanted to look all Christmas-y for this outfit post. It would’ve been nice to have the park as my backdrop–full of Christmas lights and decor. If you haven’t heard about these parks, Liwanag Parks are built by Meralco as part of their signature Christmas campaign called “Maliwanag ang Pasko”. It has been helping charitable institutions since 2006. And this year, the campaign has grown bigger and brighter with the help of Department of Tourism, creating more Liwanag Parks and positioning the Philippines as a Christmas destination. What I love most about this campaign is it’s not just about the Christmas decorations, “Maliwanag Ang Pasko” also enjoins Meralco customers to help energize island schools in Quezon, Palawan, Bohol and Dinagat Islands just by uploading photos of a lighted house or any of the Liwanag Parks on Maliwanag Ang Pasko’s Facebook app. In doing so, Meralco customers like you and me can also get a chance to win Php5,000 daily!

Sigh, if only I wasn’t in a rush, I would’ve really loved to go to a Liwanag Park. If you want to help out and are interested to help the campaign or simple want to win PhP5000, drop by a Liwanag Park, take a photo there and upload it on Maliwanag Ang Pasko’s Facebook app. Liwanag Parks are located at the following areas: Meralco Compound in Ortigas, Bacoor in Cavite; Baliuag, Bulacan, Angat, San Rafael, Sta. Maria and Plaridel in Bulacan; Baras, Binangonan, Angono, Antipolo and Jala-jala in Rizal; Batangas City; Bulacan; Cavite City; Cabuyao City; Carmona in Cavite; Dolores in Quezon; Eastwood City; Quezon City; San Juan; Filinvest City Promenade in Alabang; Malabon; Marikina; Mowelfund in San Juan; Nagcarlan in Laguna; Pasig; Pateros; Pila in Laguna; SM Mall of Asia Arcade and Taguig.

Anyway, as I was saying, this is a great example of the perfect dress for the holidays. It’s simple yet striking. It’s classy and conservative enough for family gatherings but at the same time, modern and sassy enough for a get-together with friends.

Since this dress is predominantly white, I wanted to add a little color through my accessories to make it look a bit more festive. Emerald is the color for next year so why not start a little earlier than the rest? I’ve always loved emerald accessories. They look so sophisticated and opulent. Lakas maka-class!

SM Accessories earrings

Apartment 8 dress

SM Accessories ring and cuff

Feet For A Queen shoes

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How about you? Have you found your holiday dress yet? :)

118 Responses to “Light Up Your Christmas”
  1. Grace

    One of the fav outfit!!!Simply Elegant…

    I’ve been browsing your blog since then but this time can’t control my self but express how i love your attire on this! Keep inspiring us with your fresh fashion ideas…More power!!!!

  2. vanch

    hi Miss Camille! Where did u get the dress? I really like it, I would love to wear this on my friend’s wedding. ;)

  3. Nina

    im going to the philippines soon and i was just wondering if you could suggest some cool markets/shopping centres/shops to go to while im there.

    p.s you have such an amazing sense of styleee!

    • itscamilleco

      Thank you Nina! :)

      Malls: Mall Of Asia, Rockwell, Bonifacio Global City, Greenbelt
      Interesting shopping places (super cheap/bazaar type–just be careful though): 168 Mall, Greenhills

  4. Tricia G. Ladiana

    Bet na bet ko yung dress mo girl!Parang kaka sweet 16 mo palang! :) nakakabata! :) ayiee <3

  5. Palm

    White and Gold is always classy and very elegant. I had this combo during the holiday party I attended in Manila. I like your dress. Very simple and blends perfectly with the emerald accessories.

  6. Charisse Roa

    Happy holidays, Miss Camille! <3 That dress looks so pretty! Sequined in pure white fabric! Love! Emerald is the color for 2013?! Then I should start looking for clothes ad accessories in that color (not too much that I would look like a million dollar lady or overly made-up!) :D Found my holiday dress too! It has a sweetheart cutout and in mustard color. Hope I picked the right one! ;)

    PS: I hope this comment will be posted. My other comments weren't found in the other posts but that's okay, that won't stop me from visiting and leaving a comment on your site! :)

    • itscamilleco

      Awww maybe I just haven’t approved them yet :) Happy holidays Charisse!

  7. lyiaaa

    you look like a winter fairy ms. camille. everything goes so well together. picture perfect. :)

  8. Macee Rosimo

    Hi Ms. Camille! Happy Holidays <3
    Your photos are always very high-definition and pretty, may I know what camera you are using to take outfit shots? :-)
    Thanks Ms. Camille :D

  9. Elle

    Oh just beautiful! This is the White Christmas theme I want to pull off!haha…you never fail to look so elegant even in just a white dress… :)

  10. judy

    Lovely outfit! Such a pretty model of the campaign of Meralco’s Liwanag parks, winner ang beauty! :)

  11. lyiaaa

    everything goes so well together. perfect for Christmas gatherings indeed. Happy Holidays Ms. Camille. :)

  12. Gladys

    Geez! You are smiling on your first photo and your last.. :)) It rarely happens kaya natutuwa ako..:D

    Miss, your dress is so. . . . . lovely…(sigh)
    And then I’m suddenly wondering how you would look if your hair is black:)
    Pasensiya na po sa hinahayon ng utak ko…

  13. Chai Chen

    Really perfect holiday look and feel! I support Liwanag Parks too!
    Love the entire look here as well! The dress, the makeup, the shoes … everything!
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Camille! :)

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  14. Bernadette

    I love the whole outfit especially the emerald accessories. I find it hard to look for similar accessories, especially sets. Lucky you. :)

  15. jhay-cee

    Super love the outfit and the make-up, its suits you. Its really perfect for holidays party. You give me an idea what to wear in our year-end party. Thank you for always inspiring me. Happy holiday Miss Cams. Godbless you.

    xoxo – jhaycee

  16. Josephine

    GORGEOUS outfit!!! >W<
    Hehe, I really love the festive season!! ^^
    I can't wait until Christmas day – I'm so excited about it! ^^

  17. july

    wow!!miss camille…u look stunningly beautiful!how i wish i can meet u personally (that’s one of my xmas gift)…ehehehe…anyway, i really love ur taste in fashion…i so admire u and u’re one of my inspiration when it comes to dressing up… =) happy holidays in advance!

  18. Mark U

    Lo and behold, an angel has descended from the heavens to bring Christmas tidings amidst the murmurings of the apocalypse!

    Oh, wait.. It’s just Camille Co in full on Christmas bloom! EVEN BETTER!! hahaha!!

    Merry Christmas and happy Holidays to your family! :) Bring home Bee Cheng Hiang!! Shengdan Kuaile!!

  19. Paola

    I absolutely love your look, from the dress down to the accessories! :) Very festive, indeed! Happy holidays! :)

  20. Bianx

    Hi ms. Camille, actually im a fan of yours! Its been my routine to check your blog everyday, im not active on commenting because im always speechless everytime i see your posts.. You are very gorgeous.. I want to see u in person really.. Another thing, its my third time to comment here the first one u replied and that simple act of yours really made my day… The second one is maybe it kinda annoyed you because ive been waiting for your reply but couldnt see it anymore maybe u deleted it or i dont know… :(

    Anyways, u really inspires me alot! My friend noticed my new fashion style and they liked it, maybe because u already influenced me.. Hahaha.. Thanks for being an inspiration for everyone.. Stay gorgeous as ever and merry christmas! :)

    • itscamilleco

      Thank you Bianx! I’m happy you’re more open to try new styles now. :) Maybe your comment is still awaiting my approval. I reply to all unless for some weird reason, I accidentally deleted it. (I hope not) thanks again Bianx!

      Happy holidays!

  21. carina

    wow! your make up is very DARING! but it suits you anyway :) hahaha!
    you did that make up? you should be a makeup artist too! :)

    can i have a favor? can you greet me on dec 24 or 25 a merry christmas on twitter? :D pleaaase! that would be an awesome christmas gift! hehe :) thankyouuu so mucch! i love you to death! :”)

    • itscamilleco

      Thanks Carine! The makeup artist for the shoot I went to did my makeup. I wish I can do this myself! Haha but I’m no makeup artist. :) as for the Christmas greeting, nako I might forget but I’ll try. Tweet me na lang! :)

  22. Kyla Mae

    Ms. Camille, happy holidays! :) I’m so happy I can read your blog every day now since it’s Christmas break! I love that you’re so excited for Christmas like a kid! You’re so youthful as always!

  23. Sharon

    I love this look on you, Camille. Dress, makeup and hair all suit you to a T. You should do your eyes like that more often too, I reckon. And the emerald ring and earrings are also perfect. You should be happy my dear. Great job! :-)

  24. Trisha

    Oh my =))) You are a doll! Like a walking white Christmas Tree filled with lots of happiness and Christmas spirit! HEHE

  25. maebs

    ate Cams, i really love your smile, seeing you like that makes my day complete! :) your outfit is simple and classy.

  26. R.A. Cruz

    *sigh* grabe Camille, you are soooo lovely. I wanted to see you badly last BU4, pero hindi na naman kita inabutan T____T

  27. Sephie Rojas

    I love the way you styled the dress with the emerald accessries! So classy! XD And the setting where you took your photos? Perfect! :D Balik ka nalang sa Liwanag Park ulit for more outfit shots! :> I’m definitely feeling the Holiday spirit more now with your gorgeous photos :3

  28. Kim Capeña

    this is so bagay to you Miss Camille. :O :D i wish i have a sakto lang body like you. :( im so payat. gwapa kaayo ka! MERRY CHRISTMAS! ;)

  29. Moriela Morandarte

    Emerald? talaga? yun na po ung color of next year? Oh em! That’s my birthstone!!! Wheee!! I can give dignity to my emerald accessories na! haha XD
    Emerald accessories didn’t look out of place here. It matches the background and your eye make-up very well!! :D Laveeetttt!!! <3

  30. Joreina Blanco

    Can I just say how stunning that earrings are? And, they look more stunning when you wore it and paired it with that oh-so beautiful dress, Ms. Camille! I love how playful you are on your photos!

  31. Tasha D.

    Love your accessories! They all look so mamahalin! Parang di SM accessories! Especially the earrings! ;) Pwede ng Cartier, Harry Winston o kaya Lorraine Schwartz!

  32. Kristal

    Super pretty outfit! I love everything about your outfit. Your lovely dress is classy yet chic, your shoes is so stylish and the emeralds perfectly match the whole ensemble! :)

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