Victoria Van Ness x Kit Contest

Photo by Joe Mcadam

Victoria Van Ness is a blogger covering all things fashion, beauty & lifestyle in The Big Apple. At 18, she was consumed with wanderlust and traveled the world. It was through this lens that she became inspired by fashion and developed a unique style of her own — street-style meets monochromatic simplicity. We’re excited that Victoria is dropping her beauty and fashion knowledge on Kit.

Victoria and Kit are inviting you to show off your style and enter the “Summer Accessories Kit Contest” for a chance to win Victoria’s Summer Accessories kit valued at $250. Read on to find out how.

Contest Overview

Victoria has created a kit of her summer accessories, and now it’s your turn. Your challenge is to create a “summer accessories” kit of beauty and fashion essentials that will help you stay stylish when laying poolside or romping about the city. Get creative, and check out her kit for some extra inspiration.

Entry Period & How To Enter

The contest will run from Monday, June 13th until Sunday, June 19th.

  1. Follow @VictoriaVanNess & @Kit on Instagram.
  2. Go to create an account and make a Summer Accessories kit.
  3. Once you’ve created your kit, leave your Kit username in the comments below on this Instagram post.


Two winners will be chosen by Victoria and Team Kit, and each will receive all the items in Victoria’s “Summer Accessories” kit (valued at $250).

Questions? Leave a comment below or tweet to us.

Official Rules below.

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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Summer Accesories Kit Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Kit Tech, Inc. (“Sponsor”).


Subject to these Official Rules, the Contest is open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Employees of Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Contest, and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Contest. THE CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET, OR WHERE THE METHODS OF ENTRY SET FORTH BELOW WOULD BE DEEMED CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS APPLY.


The Contest begins at 2pm EST on Monday, June 13th, 2016 and ends at 2pm ET on Sunday, June 19th, 2016. (“Entry Period”).


No purchase or payment is necessary to participate in the Contest. During the Entry Period, an entrant must do the following for a submission to be considered official:

1) Follow @VictoriaVanNess & @Kit on Instagram

2) Visit, and log into your Kit account or create a new Kit account.

3) Create your own “Summer Accessories” kit with your essentials for summer beauty & fashion

3) Once you have created your kit, you must then share your Kit username in the comments section on this instagram post

Any late, lost, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entries will be disqualified and Sponsor and its agents will not be responsible for such entries. Each kit can only be submitted once. Entering the contest both ways will still count as only one submission.

By submitting an entry, you agree that your Summer Accessories kit and any other information provided by you or collected by Sponsor in connection with the Contest may be used by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and may be shared with Sponsor’s affiliated business entities. All information submitted to Sponsor as part of an entry becomes the property of the Sponsor.

Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated means or scripts, or are not the original work of the entrant. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, or which are not the original work of the entrant, are void.


Victoria Van Ness & the Kit Tech, Inc. team will select 2 winners from all submissions based on the creativity of the kits, descriptions of products within the kit, and proper submission via social media. The two winners will be announced via the Kit blog on Sunday, June 19th, 2016.

The Contest will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.


Two (2) grand prize winners will have the opportunity to win all of the items included in Victoria’s “Summer Accessories” kit which has a value of approximately $250 USD.

Winners will be notified via the email address used to sign up via Winners must claim their Prize within two (2) weeks after the date of notification of such Prize. A Contest winner’s failure to respond to the Prize notification within the specified two weeks will be considered such Contest winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

The approximate retail value of all Prizes combined is $500.00 USD. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest. In no event shall the Sponsor be obligated to award any prizes other than the Prizes specified in these Official Rules. The Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions (including, without limitation, for cash) are permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any Prize if such Prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners will not receive any cash or other value. No extra credit/cash/value beyond the Prize amount will be awarded to cover any related taxes and shipping costs. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of the Prizes, and any related shipping and handling charges. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, within six (6) months after the end of the Entry Period, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Summer Accessories Kit Contest Winner’s List, 217 Centre Street No. 170, New York City, 10013.


By entering the Contest or accepting a Prize, you agree to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. When applicable, the winner may be required to execute and return (and winning may be conditioned upon the winner executing and returning) to Sponsor, within ten (10) business days, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release drafted by Sponsor to be eligible for the Prize or an alternate winner will be selected. Winners may be required in Sponsor’s sole discretion to complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Winner may also be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birthdate in order to receive a Prize.

Unless prohibited by applicable law, your acceptance of a Prize constitutes your permission to use your name, Summer Accessories Kit contest entry, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any compensation to such entrant or any review or approval rights, notifications, or permissions; and constitutes your consent to disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties (including, without limitation, placing the winner’s name on a winner’s list).

An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Contest if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Participation in the Contest is at entrant’s own risk. Sponsor shall not be liable for: (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner in connection with an entry; (2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind; (3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest; (4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from downloading any application or otherwise in connection with this Contest; or (5) any warranty with respect to any Prize or any component thereof. THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND SPONSOR DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE PRIZES.


By entering the Contest, you agree to and hereby do release and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, “Claims”) that may arise from your acceptance, possession and/or use of any Prize or your participation in this Contest, or from any misuse or malfunction of any Prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules in any way or at any time. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice on Sponsor’s website to such effect. This Contest shall be governed by California law, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. By participating in this Contest, you agree that any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest shall be determined by binding arbitration only in San Francisco, CA, by and under the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of JAMS, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor may seek equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of these rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

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