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Win It and Wear It—Stripe Necklace

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CONGRATULATIONS to Prima Bolsa, the winner of the Stripe necklace! Happy Valentine's Day.

Fashionistas—it’s that time of the month—a Win It and Wear It contest. This time around, we’re featuring a beautiful necklace from Stripe, with a gold heart, pearl, and ivory carved rose. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, this little ‘charmer’ will melt not only your heart, but the hearts of everyone else who has caught on to the new trend that charm necklaces are all the rage for those with a romantic, stylish aesthetic. To enter the contest, leave a comment at this blog and tell us about something that you’re obsessed with in fashion or beauty. The deadline for the contest is Feb. 13. Winners will be announced Feb. 14, so you have one week to enter the contest. Good luck!

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Poet's words
written by AprilMichelle, February 11, 2011
I'm obsessed with this quote from "the Poet" in the book Hungry Tide, by Amitav Ghosh:

"beauty's nothing
but the start of terror we can hardly bear,
and we adore it because of the serene scorn
it could kill us with..."

Innocent
written by PrimaBolsa, February 07, 2011
The necklace takes me back to when I was a little girl. Happy, carefree & innocent. Love the necklace, want it now!
Yogini
written by Aimee Nitzberg, February 05, 2011
I'm obsessed with anything that makes me smile and think of beauty. To me, fashion is about adoring our self and celebrating ~ expressing creativity. xoxo
Charming charms are memory trinkets with sentimental value.. . . priceless keepsakes.
written by Tina Koch, February 02, 2011
Obsession possessions ///// Jeepers --- Keepers, all the rhinestones, lockets, peace and happy face jewelry reminding us of simple times and true friendships that still remain.... linked with a new chain of blogs, facebook and eeeeeeeeeeeeemail.
Certified Doula
written by Alicia Gurnee, February 01, 2011
Vintage fabrics. Unique jewelry made from little cast-off bobbles. Keychains made from old flatware. Basically everything inside of Stripe. You're killing me here!
...
written by Tory Jamison, February 01, 2011
Very simple and unique! Pretty pretty pretty:)
...
written by karmen r., February 01, 2011
I love this necklace so much. It just screams Valentine's Day!!!!

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