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Win It and Wear It—New Contest

Blog_obsessivebWith the enormous success of this year’s Fashion Issue and GT’s first ever Win It and Wear It Contest, the writers of Obsessive Beauty have decided to launch a weekly fashion giveaway. You can score free fashionable items that were featured in the Fashion Issue. The prizes for this week’s first contest include a ring by August Mae Designs and a pair of luxurious lace panties from Manu.

Blog_ObsessivebpicBoth designs were featured in this year’s Fashion Issue. The vintage/romantic cocktail rings of August Mae Designs are making a huge splash at local retailer Stripe, with fashionistas flocking into the store in hopes of finding a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry from designers Jan Reehm and Sarah York. Likewise, Manu lingerie, created by Manuka Sanyal, has a large following with her high-end pajamas, underwear, and more items, sold online and at Cameron Marks. Actress Olivia Wilde of the television show, House, is a fan of the lingerie line.

Here’s how the contest works: Leave a comment here on this blog and tell us about something in fashion that you’re obsessed with. The contest begins Aug. 18 and ends on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Winners are announced at the Obsessive Beauty blog on Wednesday, Aug. 25.


For more information about August Mae Designs, visit Stripe, 107 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz, 421-9252, stripedesigngroup.com, or etsy.com/shop/augustmaedesigns. To learn more about Manu, visit manukasanyal.com, or check out Cameron Marks, 402 Ingalls St., No. 7, Santa Cruz, 458-3080, cameronmarks.com

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Where to buy August Mae rings and Manu lingerie
written by Christa Martin, August 23, 2010
You can buy August Mae Designs at Stripe, 107 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz, 421-9252, stripedesigngroup.com, and etsy.com/shop/augustmaedesigns, and you can buy Manu lingerie at manukasanyal.com, and at Cameron Marks, 402 Ingalls St., No. 7, Santa Cruz, 458-3080, cameronmarks.com.
Rings
written by Elise Heidy, August 22, 2010
I need one of those rings... where do I find them?
Fashion Obsession
written by Lacretia, August 22, 2010
I am a sucker for boots - I'm so excited fall is coming so I get to wear them again!
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written by DianeE, August 20, 2010
I've never seen a season so versatile with jewelry as this season. You'll see embellishments, and leathers combined with jewels and chains. The designs are more artistic then what's usually out there, leaving me excited for this fall, and knowing Santa Cruz offers a variety of these things makes it even better!
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written by jijo, August 20, 2010
i remember when santa cruz was in a fashion time warp, now we have some amazing local talent and places to shop and showcase all of this creativity!
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written by zeyna, August 20, 2010
Im going on my honey moon in october to europe and those lacy panties would be just perfect! Oh and the rings are to die for! They would definitely add some class to my all black ensemble Im packing w/ me on our trip! Love it!
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written by Ayla, August 20, 2010
Big jewelry always pulls together and completes an outfit!
Somebody's Sister
written by Emilie Struthers, August 19, 2010
Only recently did I discover the pleasure of wearing sexy undergarments...just for me. So even at work when I'm grunting over someone's groceries, in a grimy pair of jeans and an even grimier work shirt, I can at least have the pleasure of knowing I look damn sexy underneath all of it! Then I'd go home, strip down to my Manu lingerie, slip on my August Mae cocktail ring, and relax whilst reading the latest Obsessive Beauty blog post!
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written by Desiree Amariei, August 19, 2010
Happy that the Good Times is supporting local artists by highlighting them in their paper. Love the rings, have tried them on several times, but would love to own one. High-end pajamas????.....OH YEAH!
Summer Dresses
written by Dani, August 19, 2010
I am absolutely obsessed with summer dresses and wedge sandal-heels. Dresses are so easy and wonderful...you can look beautiful and simply be wearing a pink cotton dress with white wedges. LOVE IT.
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written by Dawn Miller, August 19, 2010
I would love to know what a pair of high end pajamas feels like on, they sure are beautiful.
WIN AND WEAR IT WEEKLY CONTEST
written by Juli Sanderson, August 19, 2010
I was drawn to August Mae's button-design rings for very sentimental reasons. My Grandmother had a collection of vintage buttons that I used to play with as a child! AND, I absolutely LOVE rings!
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written by Dawn Miller, August 19, 2010
I don't know if I've ever had a pair of high end pajamas but I'd love to know what that feels like.
fashion trend I'm currently obsessed with: headbands
written by kaibaibo, August 19, 2010
I just got a haircut so I am discovering cute little embellished headbands! love it!
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written by Karmen R., August 19, 2010
I am loving those rings, they're absolutely beautiful!!!
Designer
written by Karmen R., August 19, 2010
OMG..... I am loving those rings, they're absolutely beautiful!!!
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written by agostina, August 19, 2010
so so pretty

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