Monday, August 19, 2013

What I Wore | '90s Floral Dress + Swell Caroline Giveaway & Review

What I'm Wearing
Black & White Floral Maxi Dress -- Laura Ashley (Hand-me-down from my mom)
Jean Jacket -- Express via Thrift Store ($8)
Mustard Flats -- Old Navy ($4)
McGuire Double Strand Necklace -- c/o Swell Caroline
Tote Bag -- JustFab ($18)
Anchor Post Earrings -- c/o Swell Caroline

Hello lovelies! Yesterday me & Gaby helped our mom go through her closet and clean out things she doesn't wear anymore. I rescued this '90s floral maxi dress Laura Ashley from my mum, as I thought it looked totally on trend for this year with the black & white floral print. Besides, when the dress is paired with the right accessories, it looks very current & cute, and not at all from the '90s. Which in my book, isn't a bad thing. I'm one of those crazy people who loves '90s fashion. Yep, I said it.

Too help accessorize my outfit I used a statement necklace & anchor post earrings from my August sponsor, Swell Caroline. Which is an amazing company, btw! The girls who work there are really sweet, and they wrote me the sweetest note when shipping me my goodies to style on the blog. They are definitely one of the best companies I have worked with.

      
Besides having classic, preppy, and on-trend (think J.Crew) type jewelry for sale on their website, Swell Caroline also has some of the cutest packaging around. If you love gingham like me, you will adore the little pouches that their necklaces come in. These adorable gingham pouches were a fun surprise, when opening up my package once when it arrived in the mail.

How would one of you like to win one of these necklaces that I have worn on the blog? Well, to enter the giveaway just leave a comment below with your favorite thing from Swell Caroline. Once you have done that, you can earn more entires by using the rafflecopter widget.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Rules:: The giveaway is open to those within the United States only. The winner will be emailed once the giveaway ends on August 27th @ 11:59PM.

~Ashley

61 comments:

  1. my favorite item is this
    http://www.swellcaroline.com/catalog/product/gallery/image/3942/id/922/

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  2. Love this outfit!! Cute dress, too!! I like 90's fashion too...I'm with ya! :)
    Www.Modestyismypolicy.blogspot.com

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  3. My favorite item is this one: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/monogrammed-soft-chain-necklace-single-letter.html

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  4. My favorite item is the blue flower necklace - I have loved how you have styled it every time!

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  5. My favorite item is this one: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/monogrammed-soft-chain-necklace-single-letter.html.

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  6. I love the Sterling Nautical Monogram Bracelet, the Anchor Earrings, and the Bloom Necklace.

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  7. YOur 90's dress does look very stylish paired with the jean jacket and the yellow shoes, I love your yellow shoes!

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  8. I love the Nile Ring and the Wrappings Necklace!!

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  9. I love the Remember Me ring! :)

    --Darby S.

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  10. I love the Acrylic Rimmed Script Monogram Earrings!

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  11. The Nest Stirling Silver ring. :)

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  12. I love your outfit, Ashley! I was actually shocked to read that your dress was from the 90s! you're right--it does look perfectly on trend. Super cute!(:
    I think one of my favorite things from the shop is the Bloom Necklace.(:

    ~Vicki
    Decked Out in Ruffles

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  13. My favorite item is the orb necklace, simple and sophisticated.

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  14. I like the Rome bracelet.

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  15. I like the Cabana Tear Drop earrings, Classic Caroline necklace, Double Candy Wrap bracelets, Nest sterling silver ring, and Punch necklace. :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  16. I like the navy blue sibley necklace, or the bloom necklace in navy blue or emerald green.

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  17. I rather like the bloom necklace you have!:)
    keepcalmandsparkle1099.blogspot.com

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  18. I like the coil necklace quite a bit :)

    http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/coil-necklace.html

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  19. I like the six strand freshwater pearl necklace, but I love all of their jewelry!

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  20. Love these monogrammed earrings, but ALL of their stuff is super classy and adorable.
    http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/earrings/acrylic-monogram-stud-earrings.html

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  21. Fantastic! My favorite thing is this: LUV IT!
    http://www.swellcaroline.com/acrylic-monogram-necklace-30-color-options.html

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  22. I love the Acrylic Lace Monogram Necklace...so many color options...I don't know how I'd choose which one!

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  23. I love the Dalton Initial Necklace!

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  24. Lovely giveaway, Ashley! I adore the Gemma Bib Necklace. Have been looking for something similar for a long time:)
    --K

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  25. I'm loving this scarf in equestrian blue: http://www.swellcaroline.com/accessories/scarves-wraps/designer-scarf-collection-seven-color-options.html

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  26. I love the Athena Bracelet: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/bracelets/athena-bracelet-four-color-options.html

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  27. I love the state and city charm necklace! http://www.swellcaroline.com/monogram-collection/acrylic-state-charm-necklace.html

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  28. Lovely items! My favorite is either this: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/acrylic-state-charm-necklace.html or this: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/chloe-necklace-long-seven-color-options.html
    (Both of them customized, of course) Thank you for this giveaway! :)

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  29. I love all their necklaces! So cute!

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  30. Oh, there are SO many charming pieces on their website, but I think my favorite would be the Bloom Necklace. I love that it is girly, and in fun colors!

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  31. I like the Equestrian Scarf in cream.
    I was excited to see they had scarves!

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  32. I absolutely love the Bloom Necklace, especially the one in turquoise that we have seen you wear here on your blog. Would love to be the proud owner of one! :)

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  33. really love their monogram collection, but def loved this one, Rimmed Script Monogram Necklace on Greenwich Chain

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  34. I like the enamel turtle necklace.

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  35. I love the Strands Necklace in turquoise!

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  36. I love the blue topaz earrings! I love your blog!

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  37. I love the flower necklace :) S J Crew! BUT I have to say my favorite thing is their gold monogram necklace. It is so adorable!!!!

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  38. My favorite is either the Bali Scarf, or the Cabana Necklace.

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  39. I love this necklace, it's so cute an totally something I'd wear: http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/acrylic-flower-necklace-mint-coral-ivory.html
    Bethany

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  40. Love the Carlisle Statement Necklace - Turquoise, Green & Ivory

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  41. Those are adorable! I love how they are both so different.

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  42. I have always really liked their classic sterling monogram bracelet!

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  43. I love everything monogrammed!

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  44. i love the Sterling Nautical Monogram Bracelet!!! cute!!!

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  45. I love the Signature Slogan Collection Bangles!

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  46. I think my two favorites are the necklace in the give-away, and this tiny bow one:

    http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/necklace/mini-bow-necklace.html

    Thanks for this great give-away!

    Soli Deo Gloria!

    -Kyrie<><

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  47. I love the script monogram earrings in tortoise shell!

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  48. I love the bloom necklace in the color coral. It's beautiful!

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  49. I love the bloom necklaces! <3

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  50. I love the M initial Necklace:)

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  51. I am a sucker for all things monogrammed - Loving the Cutout Monogram Necklace by Moon & Lola!

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  52. Wow, I love the flower necklace you have on.

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  53. http://www.swellcaroline.com/jewelry/bracelets/derby-bracelet-collection-six-color-options.html

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  54. The necklace in this giveaway is amazing and their bow necklace

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  55. i love the Bloom Necklace!
    I love the dress, Ashley.

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  56. The Bloom Necklace is fantastic!

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  57. I also love the bloom necklace... I'd like to see it in the "coral" option they have. Thanks for the chance to enter!
    -Johanna

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  58. love the Stardust Coil Bangle!

    rafflecopter: daniel

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  59. looking through old posts.love the necklace!

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