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Fall Is Coming . . . {Giveaway}

Living in Texas where it was above 100 degrees almost every day this summer can make you long for fall – here it is still coming, we have hovered around 90 this week. But I know in many places it has fully arrived.
I was super excited to receive this DownEast Basics sweater in the mail this week:

If you could see me every day when you read the blog, you would know this is very ME. It’s made out of stretchy t-shirt material so it couldn’t be more comfortable and the handkerchief style with the front tie is very flattering. The worst thing in the world is to get a sweater or jacket and realize it was adorable in the picture or on the mannequin but it’s frumpy and unattractive on you!

For those of you who don’t do ties . . . they also have this adorable cardigan:

Seriously, I wish I could have gotten one of each – and maybe even in each of the colors they come in. When my SIL and I went on our blogging trip last April, we actually were able to shop in a couple of real brick and mortar DownEast Basics stores. We found some fun clearance and oohhed and aaahed over the different designs. They have beautiful, graceful looking, well made clothes.

And the good news for you is that you have the chance to win one item of your choice from DownEast Basics yourself.


  1. I like the Academy Coat! Very cute

  2. I keep getting a message to complete the mandatory entries first. It let me do twitter and comment but nothing else. What am I doing wrong?

  3. Once you tweet and leave a comment you should be able to do all of the other choices . . . but you have to do those two first.

  4. Loving the Swerve top! And the pic of the cardigan...can picture that on fall nights in SA. :) Jen

  5. My favorite is Elegance Cardi in Picante
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  6. oo...very comfy looking. It's hard to bridge the line between comfortable and pulled together but this could do the trick!

  7. I like the new It's a Date Cardi and the Bookstore Cardi- although it's not showing what the Bracken color is and I'd love to know since I don't care too much for the Apricot.

  8. I like the Inner City skirt. Perfect for weekends!

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  9. I would choose their It's a Date Cardi


  10. I like the royalty top and Academy coat.

  11. I love the Twisted Cardi
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  12. These are both beautiful. On the website, my daughter would love the Slouchy Sparkle cute!

  13. I like the Stunning Sight Dress.

  14. NEW Bling Boot Fit Jean

  15. love the date cardi!

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  16. like the new NEW Rock Star Boot Jean


  17. I really like the "Half Sleeve Tee--Live for Pink."

  18. like the Boyfriend Blazer

  19. (Erin Mize)
    Their Slouchy Sparkle Top caught my eye at Down East Basics !

  20. I like the long lines dress

  21. i love all their cardigans, but esp. the date cardi1 scg00387 at yahoo dot co

  22. I like the It's a Date Cardi


  23. I like the It's a Date Cardi in Almondine
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  24. I love the Curio skirt. So cute! Jody H

  25. The off center top would look great with lots of things!!!!

  26. I'm not sure how it would look on me but I really like the brown Stunning Sight Dress.

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  27. I love the Academy coat!

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  28. I WANT the Every Angle Skirt!

  29. I like this dress:

    and this sweater:

  30. I love the

    NEW Double Take Jean


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