July 19, 2011

It's A Give Away!

How's that post title for getting straight to the point!
A give away from me to you...with a little help from my
friends. And what is better than having friends with
cute stuff...that they want to give to you? Now, if you're
thinking a fresh warm box of Krispy Kremes is better...
I am right there with you! But it's SUMMER girls and
you can't wear Krispy Kremes {tell that to my bum! ;}
but you can wear a brand spankin' new dress from
SHABBY APPLE , the on-line boutique with some of
the cutest darn women's dresses I have seen in ages!

Ok, I know she is probably all smiles because she is in Rome with
that cool Vespa...but if I looked THAT cute in that adorable dress from
their Roamin' Holiday Collection ...I'd be smiling too...whether I
was in Chula Vista or Chilliwack!

This one is simple and sweet...and just plain darling!
And doesn't it just scream mele kalikimaka??!! Well, ok, maybe not
but you will want to scream when you see all the other aloha-inspired
dresses in their South Pacific collection! Where is that puka shell
necklace of mine anyway??!!

Ring, ring...calling Audrey Hepburn!
What is that you say? You're not a dark-eyed Belgian ballerina?
Pish and tosh! Just pop on this, or any of the other stylish
women's dresses from Shabby Apple's
Manhattan Collection and you will be all
set for that date with George Peppard!

Chips ahoy, matey! Sorry, that's about a nautical as I get...
but then who would really care whether you know a jib from
a bowsprit if you were wearing a dress like this! {no, I have
not the foggiest what I am talking about and yes, I had to
look those seafaring words up! ;} Unfortunately, those legs
are not included with this navy charmer from their
Set Sail Collection !

But THIS is the one YOU want to focus on today...
the crisp blue & white ticking stiped MARSEILLES !
Feminine and flirty with that up turned collar and sassy sash at the waist!
And in SHABBY APPLE'S inimitably merciful manner, the
faux-wrap design, as they say, "avoids unintentional exposure"...
and let's be honest girls, for most of us, what's happening from our
waist to our knees...is best kept shrouded in mystery...and possibly
a Spanx!;} And did I mention that's it's made of stretch cotton poplin too!
I know stretch cotton is a thing and things can't be canonized...
but someone really ought to consider it!

So, if you would like to win the excruciatingly Summery MARSEILLES
for your very own, just leave a comment on this post until midnight {pacific},
Monday the 25th.

Winner to be notified by email Tuesday, the 26th.
You don't have to have a blog, but PLEASE remember to leave
your email address in your comment.
Open to US bloggers only, sorry!

For an extra chance, head over to Shabby Apple's Facebook page and "like" them!
You will also find special promotions and exclusive discounts there!
Be sure to come back and let me know you have.

And visit SHABBY APPLE to peruse the clothing for kids, maternity wear and even jewelry and accessories!
And use the offer code "occottage10off" for an extra 10% off your purchase!

Good luck and have fun shopping!!!!

Marseilles dress will be shipped to the winner directly from Shabby Apple.
No exchange available for winning dress.
10 % discount expires in 30 days.
Prize provided by Shabby Apple, I received no form of compensation.


  1. first comment!!! yippee- i hope i win! love it!

  2. Wow! This is an incredible giveaway!!!! I love summer dresses and in fact it's just about all I wear once it heats up! I'm so excited....count me in...jojosjoys@gmail.com.

  3. I would love to be entered in this giveaway. Shabby Apple dresses are so beautiful. I must have one.

  4. I love them all!!! How would anyone choose just one!!

  5. I must definitely be entered into this great giveaway!

    Liked on Facebook


  6. They have such lovely dresses and of course I love the vintage flair.Thanks for sharing.

  7. I would love to win that cute little striped dress! The first picture you show of the buffalo check on the sailboat is a favorite too. I don't know any one with a sailboat, however...

  8. I am already a fan of Shabby Apple on FB. Such cute things they post

  9. Love this dress! Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. Sweet! What a lovely prize, what pretty, pretty dresses!

  11. Wow! What a great give away!I'm gonna go right over to their site...all of those dresses are so cute!

    Add me to the list...lraycraft@aol.com

  12. What a cute dress. Love it! Please put my name in for a chance.


  13. Wow! those dresses are beautiful! do they have them in size 0 or 1? hopefully they do. Thank you for hosting the giveaway!
    XXX Ido

  14. Oh, this dress is so cute!!! I love so many of their dresses! They are just fun and fabulous!

  15. I am totally in love with Shabby Apple dresses. Perfect for summer {on my yacht} ;-D


  16. Marseille is gorgeous, what a fabulous summer dress. Good luck to the winner!

  17. Pick me! Pick me! Thanks for chance to win.

  18. *sigh* Perfect dresses for the hot summer days we are having. How wonderful it would be to win one!
    thanks for the chance

  19. i 've got to say I'd love that dress. I could actually wear it in Chilliwack. Where it's only" Chilli" in the winter.

  20. I love the dresses and love your blog, it makes me giggle!

  21. What an amazing giveaway! My wardrobe is so outdated and I would love one of Shabby Apple's wonderful dresses. Please enter me now :)

  22. Oh, I would looooove one of her wonderful dresses. I love them all, even though I am a romantic.

  23. omg! I love all those dresses! It's all so very retro!

  24. please count me in I love the shabby apple. Big Hugs!

  25. Oh, what a fabulous giveaway. Their dresses are just dreamy. Please put my name in the hat. xxoo Valarie

  26. I think I would look smashing in that little dress M, count me in.
    I love Shabby Apple. They have the cutest styles anywhere.

  27. A wonderful giveaway!!! Thanks so much! Susan purrpage3 at verizon dot net

  28. I already have liked Shabby apple on FB! I am Susan T Hahaj there! Suzie purrpage3 at verizon dot net

  29. Thanks for a great giveaway! I'll keep my fingers crossed! Megan supermeg1718 at yahoo dot com

  30. I follow Shabby Apple on FB! Megan supermeg1718 at yahoo dot com

  31. Oh I adore their styles! Wish I had a whole closet full!!
    Thank you kindly for the chance.

  32. OMG! Those are the cutest darn dresses I've seen in years! How did you ever find them? I hope I win....I hope I win...!! Thanks for having a fabulous give-away!

  33. Cool post! So breezy and care free! Enjoyed my first glimpse at your blog. I'll visit again. Good luck to the winner... I hope she looks fabulous in the dress!

    Shabby Apple... you learn something new every day. I can't wait to shop!

  34. I would love to win the dress! It is a wonderful giveaway!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!
    Donna Payne

  35. WOW!
    I really want one:):)

    Hugs Lise


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