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Win It and Wear It—Sept. 15

blog_beautyCongratulations to “Care,” who won the gorgeous bracelet designed by Stripe in last week’s “Win It and Wear It” contest. Readers, keep entering these contests, because there are lots more awesome prizes to come. This week, we feature a dark burgundy leather clutch with a gold chain, created by Nuala, a leather company run by Terry McInerney, a Santa Cruz woman whose leatherwork is quite simply amazing. Check her out at etsy.com/shop/nualaleather, or find her purses, cuffs, and more at Stripe, 107 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz, stripedesigngroup.com. This purse retails for $78. All you have to do is leave a comment here at this blog and tell us about something that you’re obsessed with. The contest ends on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and the winner will be announced on Wednesday, Sept. 22.
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Nuala clutch
written by amy martinez, September 24, 2010
not only obbsessed with the sweet smell of new buttery leather but supporting local artists by buying local!!!!
love leather
written by roni, September 21, 2010
who doesn't love leather?! and especially as a purse! Love it, want it
naula clutch
written by Robyn, September 21, 2010
Beautiful design. Pick me! Pick me!
Thanks.
naula clutch love!
written by zeyna, September 17, 2010
Im totally in purse mode these dayz! And this clutch is awsome! what a great design!
Obsession- wheelchair displays
written by Mimi573, September 17, 2010
Ok, this obsession may not be totally pc- every once in a while I pass a wheelchair retailer, and I always stop to notice their displays. The idea of artfully posing wheelchairs for sale is sad/hilarious, since no one is going to be lured in for an impulse buy. Notable examples include; lots of wheelchairs in a row on the front lawn of a store off the 880 S, as though marching off to a party; and the wheelchair store on Stone Way in Seattle, which features wheelchairs at multiple levels surrounded by small accessories.. flowers?
...
written by Desiree Amariei, September 16, 2010
I WANT that clutch!! Gorgeous. I just love Nuala!
yes please!
written by yourstrulydear, September 16, 2010
love this! i am currently obsessed with the color purple, my new skinny jeans from forever 21, and a pair of snake patterned flats. i get obsessed with things and then i can't stop wearing/incorporating them. xoxo.

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