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Win It and Wear It?—Dec. 16

Blog_obsessivebDear Readers, With you in mind, we’ve been hosting Win It and Wear It contests for the last few months, but lately, it seems that interest in the contests has waned, so we wanted to get some feedback from you. Would you like to see the contests continue? If so, what were some of your favorite things that we gave away that you’d like to see come back? An August Mae ring? Jewelry from Stripe? Accessories from Idle Hands and Wallflower Boutique? Leather from Nuala or a T-shirt from Lex Designs? Beauty products and a free facial from Beauty 360 in Santa Cruz? Lingerie by Manu? What other stores would you like to see us partner with to bring freebies to our readers? Give us your feedback and if it seems like you, the readers, are still interested, then we’ll pick the contests back up.

Thanks for reading, Christa and Leslie

Comments (10)Add Comment
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written by Sarah CMT, January 10, 2011
Yes!! Highlighting local shops is great for us customers to find all the sweet stuff in this funky town of ours! I love Wallflower and Idle Hands most particularly and anything from them would be most appreciated!!
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written by Tory J, January 10, 2011
:( Please bring back!!
Contests!
written by naka, January 08, 2011
Yes bring it back! I love all of those ideas!
Bring it back!
written by Kayla, January 06, 2011
This is a great contest... please bring it back!
Bring it back...yes!
written by Winona, January 06, 2011
We all love it here in my office.....enjoy seeing new shops that we don't know about or go to. thanks!!
Yes Bring it back !!!!
written by Simi, January 05, 2011
Loved this promotion !!!!!I found some great shops I wasn't aware of like Wallflower And Beauty 360. We need to support our local businesses...
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written by Baylily, January 05, 2011
Yes! Bring it back! I loved my facial at Beauty 360 -- and I didn't even know the place existed before this.
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written by Terra, January 05, 2011
Bring it back... all of the above plus Jade, Cameron Marks and Shimmy Bang!
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written by Deva B., December 27, 2010
Bring it back, I wan to wiiiinnn!!!
Re: Win it and Wear it
written by Care B, December 19, 2010
Please bring these back! I so look forward to them and have found new designers and shops because of it! I adore Stripe and t-shirts from Lex. There are so many independents in Santa Cruz Co that could benefit from the publicity. Some faves include Pacific Trading Co, Saffron and Genevieve, Stripe, Rouge, Warmth Company, Outside In...the list could go on and on!

Thank you for the blog, I'm an avid follower!

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