Thursday, February 18, 2010

Happy Happy, Joy Joy & Shabby Apple Giveaway!

Tagged by the lovely Nuheila and The Girlie Blog with stating 10 Things That Make CC Happy:
1) When CC’s loves come together. Behold the first book on Fashion Law, darlings! A must for aspiring designers and attorneys! Pick it up here.
2) Getting runway pieces for a song. CC recently snapped up these incredible Phi silk chiffon jodhpurs for 80% off at theOutnet.com.
3) Haute Handbags. This gold lizard clutch from Style-Treasure.com is exquisite! It has a delicate chain strap and comes in a delightful little dust bag!
4) Wonderful Wellies. CC is smitten with these Däv Riding boots, as they are fabulously chic and fleece lined – the ideal winter footwear for both city and country!
5) Couture Knits. Visit tahirsultan.com.
6) Beautiful Bling from Ice.com. Check out the Ice.com Facebook page for a fantastic giveaway. And enjoy a 25% discount for CC readers with discount code IBLOG. Discount excludes diamond rings, sale items and watches.
7) Slimming Slacks. Try Kymaro Curve Control jeans, darlings ~ they are amazing. Also, try Kymaro’s Stick Figure jeans. So flattering and affordable, too! Shop here.
8) Nice nails. Np2 Nail Perfection lacquers come with a topcoat ~ so cool and convenient!
9) Fabulous consignment store finds! CC adores ConsignDesignerOnline for stunning Designer duds at ridiculously reasonable prices. ConsignDesignerOnline is owned by CC’s pal Kathy Decker, who has an incredible eye for couture. Just behold this gorgeous Alexander McQueen embroidered shearling handbag! Shop here for Balenciaga, Alaia, Prada, Etro, Chanel and many more!
10) Pretty Dresses. Shabby Apple Cotton Candy Dress. Fabulous news, darlings! CC and shabbyapple.com have a gorgeous dress to give away to one lucky CC reader! Four Day Contest: To enter, simply visit Shabby Apple, select your favorite dress and mention it in the comments section of this post! U.S. Residents only on this one, darlings. Also, Shabby Apple is pleased to offer CC readers a 10% discount with coupon code couturecarrie10off. Good luck and happy shopping, darlings!
CC is tagging all of her Fellow Fashionistas to list their 10 Happy Things!
xoxox,
CC

81 comments:

nuheila said...

Love that ring,it s gorgeous!!!Loving to read your answers and thank you Carrie:)

Nuheila

K said...

So many to choose from! I love the Five to Nine Dress: http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-204-five-to-nine.aspx

inspiration exists said...

Love this positive and vibrant post. These little things that makes us happy are in fact so essential in dealing with daily routine and boredom. My fav dress -Rosie the riveter, reminds me of one by Marc by Marc Jacobs fall 2010.

Laura Trevey said...

Yes, Yes.... Pretty Dresses!!

Have a beautiful day Carrie ~~
xoxo

stilettolover91 said...

Awesome post!! I loveeee that last photo and I can't agree more about having nice nails!!!

http://www.hottheels.blogspot.com

Diana said...

My favorite Shabby Apple dress is the Polka Dot Dress http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-175-dot-to-dot.aspx

Petra Bellejambes said...

Chere CC,

Loving the jodhpurs, very Kristin Scott Thomas / English Patient. Never gets old that look.

Loving the Bette D over at Shabby Apple too.

Nice stuff.

xoxo - Petra

Minette said...

Inspiring post!

The Glamourous Grad Student said...

Shabby Apple dresses are adorable!
I love the colours and pattern of the Trapeze dress. http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-441-trapeze.aspx

Katy Mary said...

I love that ring & your list! I adore the Ingrid dress from Shabby Apple :) I would love to win that!

IZY said...

love the ring...
xoxo

Style (R)evolution said...

I love those gray fingerless gloves.....

Martwa Marta said...

very possitive post! like the ring very much!

Erika said...

I'm obsessed with Shabby Apple's Atlantic Fog Dress - http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-498-atlantic-fog.aspx. It's simple yet sophisticated...absolutely perfect!

Loving those wellies...one can never go wrong with refined rain boots!! :)

Phivos Nicolaides said...

The ring is good for a gift to a dear friend! Hugs.

BARGAIN BEX said...

hard to choose just one from all the pretties, but when i laid eyes on the ravishing red of the washington square park dress, i was smitten and knew i'd want it hanging in my closet ...

such pretty dresses, cc!

p.s. i love ms. kathy too - such a fabulous idea that goes straight to this bargainista's heart!

Sara said...

too many favorites! I think I would choose the carousel dress!

kpeach said...

those Phi pants-love! So sad they've shut down-I was a fan xo

Jacqueline said...

I would love to see your steal from the Outnet! I love that place =) xo

www.FashionSnag.com

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

Love the silk chiffon pants!! Congrats on the purchase :)

As for the dresses, I like Fifth Ave:
http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-386-fifth-ave.aspx

My-Vogue said...

Wonderful giveaway! Shabby Apple is my new favorite online store for cute dresses. I even matched a few outfits with their pieces on my blog. I am totally in love with their flirty dresses and especially the Atlantic Fog comfy gray dress - even when my husband saw it wanted to buy it for me :))

chaoskontrolowany said...

Nice post and lovely pics;))

xoxo M.

Style Redux 2 said...

Great post. Maybe we should open a law firm specializing in fashion law. I can have the DC office, you NYC, Averill Houston!

Jaime said...

I want to read that book- sounds interesting!

As for the giveaway, I love the Bette D, LBD :)

J-Ezzy said...

Washington Square Park all the way! That dress is so retro and I want it now!!!
http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-380-washington-square-park.aspx

Love all your answers :)

Noémie K said...

good vibes on this post !
nice dresses*

mAdi*cakes said...

OMGGGGGGGG all of those dresses are divine but the Casablanca dress is my favorite. :] J'adore!

clarewbrown said...

I love that ring and those stick figure jeans are so cute!

Sabine said...

Who could say No to that? Especially the slimming jeans... want them!

Faith J. said...

My fave from Shabby Apple is the G. Cooper dress. Amazing giveaway!

And my 10 everyday happy joy things are: 1. kittens, 2. a sunny day, no matter how cold, 3. my Loeffler Randall skull flats, 4. my Deka Ray Deathstar Debris necklace, 5. orange nail polish, 6. Joe's Jeans, 7. a kiss from someone I love, 8. the truth, 9. unexpected fashion inspiration, and 10. winning a Shabby Apple dress!

Bitch, Bitch, Bitch (Amanda Mac) said...

it was a heart choice between the cleopatra http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-105-cleopatra.aspx

and the bugle boy http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-509-bugle-boy.aspx


but I think I am going to have to go with the bugle boy it is fun and flirty and can be worn to work a night out or a lovely brunch

jamie clare said...

Stunning - love the ring!

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Iva said...

they are all so beautiful! I love this one a lot :

http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-386-fifth-ave.aspx

STYLEEZTA said...

I heart that gold bag :)

sharonlei said...

Carrie :) Hope you are well!

Shabby Apple has so many great dresses.. but my favorite right now would have to be the "This Side of Paradise" dress! (http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-416-this-side-of-paradise.aspx).. Totally amazing.

xx Love & Aloha.

mademoisellekitty@gmail.com
http://elisharon.blogspot.com

English Rose ♥ said...

That ring is soooo gorgeous!!

Stay safe and chic ma chérie,
English Rose x
http://iamanenglishrose.blogspot.com

Dagny @ Beautiful Living said...

I'm in! THIS SIDE OF PARADISE would be perfect!! :)

nookie said...

fashion law sounds great...
aww and the dresses,love the Bethesda Fountain one:)

S.Elisabeth said...

Ooh love theoutnet.com such great deals. And adore your picks!
I am 100% in love with this blue http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-556-bethesda-fountain.aspx
I'm a sucker for bows!

KIRAFASHION said...

love the white silk jacket!

Sam said...

that ring is brilliant! if only i could get my boyfriend to buy me one! lol. :D

betz said...

great giveaway. i love their dresses. so gorgeous!

xx,
betz
http://herarmoire.blogspot.com

Nancy said...

I love Shabby Apple! And especially the 5th Ave dress. Thanks for the giveaway.
spackattak7 at hotmail dot com

Mimi said...

Yay, giveaway!! The Shabby Apple website is so cute. I love their "This Side of Paradise" dress, so fun and great for a party. Love your list Carrie, especially the "Fashion Law" book.

HiFashion said...

I loved reading this. Te fashion Lawbook looks really interesting.

trishie said...

Gorgeous ring!

Cloudia said...

Sumptuous, Dahling!



Aloha,

Comfort Spiral

Jessica said...

Hard decision! Thats such a great site! But I will go with the Lois Lane, its unique enough to stand out but classic enough to remain in my closet for a long time!

NGS said...

The Carousel line is my favorite line, especially the Carnival dress (although I'd take Coney Island and Cotton Candy in a heartbeat, too)!!

Terence Sambo said...

i've heard bout Fashion Law, hopefully they can get it at my book club :o]

Belle Vie said...

Beautiful post! Wishing you a lovely weekend!!
xoxo, B

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I really love the 90 words per minute dress. it's so cute and looks perfect for the spring.

-Lauren

FASHIONconfectionairy said...

Probably this one: http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-498-atlantic-fog.aspx but there are so many good choices. Thanks!
XOXOX
Libby
http://fashionconfectionairy.weebly.com

cupcake♥trash said...

the Slate dress is pure perfection.

emma wallace said...

Congratulations on your award!

What a marvelous giveaway! I just love their shop. I chose the Alice's Adventure dress!

iamemmamusic.blogspot.com

Just Another Hofeling said...

Shabby Apple is the embodiment of classy,beautiful clothing for woman of any age. I absolutely love the Ingrid dress.

AutumH
autum22@gmail.com

The F Word Online said...

hey girl, sorry i've been mia - exams and vacays have been consuming my life for a little while. also, thanks for taking the time to enter my giveaway :) pretty dresses as always!

xx lue

Schnappy said...

Hi! This rings is very beautiful!

Bunny B said...

I love Shabby Apple dresses! My fave is the Bon Voyage

CL, said...

that ring is fabulous - purple is my favourite colour! and i love that gold clutch :)

zupu said...

That gold evening bag is so classic, so elegant..
Me likey!

DISTRIKMODE said...

HOTNESS! That ring is mesmerizing!! All the dresses are so pretty too... and the nail color == yummy redness!!



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Pau said...

My choice is the ring ;)
XXX wapa

Couture Millinery Atelier. said...

The amethyst ring is gorgeous!!! This post is just too much fun!:-))) Have a very lovely weekend.

Simply Luxurious said...

Thanks for letting us get to know you a bit better. Beautiful list. Love the addition of the riding boots right along side couture bags! =) Have a great weekend!

Nina said...

Carrie ... I want to steal your Phi jodphurs ... they're just super elegant!

Left you an award in my post just now ... please come get it?

Melissa Blake said...

You're my favorite fashionista! Hope you have a great weekend!

Audrey Allure said...

I had such a hard time choosing, but I absolutely love the Black Casablanca dress :)

http://www.shabbyapple.com/p-508-casablanca.aspx

Danielle said...

Hey CC! How r u? Great post - I do love me some haute handbags, slimming slacks and pretty dresses as well!
Take care and enjoy your weekend darling :)

Make Do Style said...

Love the gold bag, gorgeous x

themaddychronicles said...

I'm with you on the haute handbags & wellies! I'm practically living in wellies this time of year :)

issa said...

oooh the Bette D is my fave dress!!

Bree said...

I love this site! Knee length dresses are easier to rock than minis, for me anyway. My favorite is L'ete. It reminds me of an early fall carnival.

Averill said...

I love Shabby Apple. I'm thinking the Antiquated dress would be a great LBD addition to my wardrobe.

Fashion Court said...

i NEED to check out that fashion law book! thanks for sharing, cc!

my favorite shabby apple dress...hm..this is hard..is the sheep meadow dress!

Grace said...

Congrats on the award! I love wellies!

Stella M. Alonso said...

Nice blog!!!!!!!!!!!!

We keep in touch.

PowerSweepstaking said...

Bette D. love the wife in a little black dress

hether78 said...

Wow! So many beautiful dresses to choose from! I'd have to say my favorite is the FIVE TO NINE dress!

hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

J'Adore Fashion said...

love the ring and the pants! xx

Mark Moore (Moderator) said...

I love the Martha's Vineyard dress at Shabby Apple, but that Cotton Candy dress is pretty too- looks like spring!


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