Monday, April 6, 2009

Hourglass Consignment Giveaway!

On my recent trip home, my mom was kind enough to donate a couple of vintage items from her shop, Hourglass Consignment, for a giveaway. Today's giveaway is for a lovely, vintage evening bag. It has intricate beading, scalloped edges and a snap closure. Leave a comment below, for a chance to win! The winner will be chosen at random on Wednesday, at 9 pm EST. Make sure you leave your email address or contact info, if you are not a registered user...I need a way to contact you, if you win.



Thank you to my mom, for the amazing giveaways. If you are in or around South Florida, please check out her store: Hourglass Consignment, in Margate, on 441 and Atlantic Blvd.

I have several wonderful giveaways lined up, so keep checking back!

191 comments:

  1. This is the most divine evening bag i have ever seen and would love to use it for my first prom this year! =]

    jamiesgurlie14@charter.net
    thats my email

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  2. I have been looking for a clutch to wear with my wedding gown! Please pick me!!!

    j.villavecer@gmail.com

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  3. ahh what a cute bag! i just love your blog! i wish i could make a fashion blog, but i don't think anyone would read mine..haha. i added you on facebook not too long ago, so i hope you don't think that's too creepy. ^^;;

    cknebel@suddenlink.net

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  4. I forgot my email! butterfly_yoli@hotmail.com

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  5. This would be absolutely perfect to match my ivory prom dress!

    aricciardi91@yahoo.com

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  6. oooh, that's gorgeous. i wish i lived near her store! it seems like it would be an AWESOME one!

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  7. This cute bag would look perfect with my graduation dress! The details are stunning and would really bring something special to my simple dress. Thank you for this opportunity =)

    - naomi

    email: naomi_caneda@hotmail.com

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  8. you're the best!
    charwang@gmail.com

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  9. EEEEEEEP! this is the cutest and most delightful little clutch purse ever! Mine??!?

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  10. I love this!

    My email is relativeways@gmail.com

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  11. your mom is so sweet. what a nice donation! i hope i win *crosses fingers*

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  12. Pretty! I can't believe you're not keeping it for yourself.

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  13. that is adoraaaable. i need to go visit your mom's shop when i'm in the area in july for sure.

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  14. I love the intricate beading on this piece! Too cute.

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  15. It's beautiful! Thanks for making it a giveaway item!

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  16. This is gorgeous - Thanks to your mum!!

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  17. That is so, so pretty! It's amazing how many wonderful vintage bags are floating around.

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  18. i can't believe how perfect that clutch is. love the scallop edges and the patience of the person who sewed all those beads!



    donovan.clare@gmail.com

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  19. this would go perfect with my graduation dress!
    :)

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  20. Gorgeous!!! What a sweet mom you have!

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  21. oooh, gorgeous! i absolutely love vintage clutches.

    you can contact me at ajd12494@aol.com!

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  22. Oh my - it is gorgeous. Thanks for the giveaway! :-)

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  23. Comment!

    maureen.e.carroll@gmail.com

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  24. Wow, gorgeous!
    nikita.turton@gmail.com

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  25. Pick JasmineKelly that sounds so sweet!!!

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  26. That is so gorgeous.
    yhslinglz@gmail.com

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  27. ooh this would be wonderful!!
    that's such a pretty little piece!

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  28. So beautiful. Everytime you mention outfits that are made up of pieces from Hourglass Consignment, I always have a quick fervent wish that I was in South Florida so I could shop there.

    Stephanie

    sbh523@gmail.com

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  29. Count me in!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    :D

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  30. its so beautiful!
    your mum is so awesome to support you in a fun way.


    misstweetyann@hotmail.com

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  31. this would be a perfect gift for my manager for her wedding!

    hypnotizedby@gmail.com

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  32. That's so lovely. What a sweet mom you have!

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  33. Beautiful piece of work!

    mariakonstantinov@gmail.com

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  34. Oh that's lovely, I'd love to enter to win!

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  35. I'm not quite sure when I would use that back but it's so pretty!

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  36. this is so prettyyyyyyyyyy and your mom is awesome for doing this;)

    lsomera86@gmail.com

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  37. That bag is amazing! I'd love to carry it out!

    irishfairygirl6 (at) Yahoo (dot) com

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  39. The detail in that bag is just amazing!
    You just don't see that kind of pure elegance anymore.
    I love it.

    heidig@gmail.com

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  40. i love that bag!! that's so nice of your mom!

    alymack@aol.com

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  41. your mom is so sweet- and so is the bag!

    email: hogan.melanie@gmail.com

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  42. Ohhh, that is really pretty!

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  43. Cute!

    email: narguf@gmail.com

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  44. Gorgeous bag! How lucky you are to have a mother who has a shop that sells vintage things! I love your style, so amazing! i started a tumblr with vintage images that i love - leisalovesvintage.tumblr.com

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  45. i'm in love! so adorable.

    yvetteispeace@gmail.com

    love your blog!

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  46. how generous of you and your mom! a big thank you to her :)
    I'd love to win!
    email: smedina00@gmail.com

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  47. oh, wow, that is gorgeous! I love it.
    email: metaljenster@gmail.com.
    Thanks!

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  48. It's absolutely gorgeous!
    I love how simple & elegant it is...

    mischiefmydear@gmail.com

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  49. commenting *fingers crossed*

    artistic_femme@hotmail.com

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  50. That bag is adorable!
    Thanks for the opportunity
    alimonypony@gmail.com

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  51. The bag is so gorgeous, and you're such a sweetheart to give it up! :P

    yvonen[a]gmail.com

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  52. comment! commenting here. love the lace :)

    email is kang.elise@gmail.com

    thanks!

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  53. Wow, that bag is what dreams are made of!

    I'd sure love to win this.
    What a nice giveaway!

    lovelylittledeer(at)hotmail(dot)co(dot)uk

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  54. please pick me!!! i would absolutely love to have this!

    superwoman@live.com

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  55. Beautiful handbag. It would make a most excellent "something old" for when me and the Darling Husbish (he's not my husband, he's husb"ish") elope in the next month (or so)!

    Also, thanks for the info about your mom's thrift store. I shall have to go on an adventure to Margate one of these fine Florida days :)

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  56. hi! i'm a long time fan of your blog and have not had the courage to comment until now (i'm very shy), that bag is so lovely! thank you for doing this!

    -kate

    sciacc92@potsdam.edu

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  57. do you ship internationally? *crosses fingers*

    bea

    lessthantres@yahoo.com

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  58. Leaving a comment and crossing every orifice that can be crossed.

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  59. Oh wow. That clutch is AMAZING. I'll keep my fingers crossed til Wednesday. :-)

    Rae165@gmail.com

    p.s. I hope you had a chance to check out my etsy shop, i left it in your comments before. www.etsy.com/rae11416.

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  61. So gorgeous! I love your giveaways!

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  62. What an exquisite clutch! The beading is divine. If I ever have the chance to visit Florida, your mother's store will be in my list of destinations!
    email: soysaucephobic@yahoo.com

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  63. Wow, thanks for such generosity especially in such troubled financial times. Your blog and work really inspires many of us to be more self-sufficient! Thank you once again. (yes, I'm buttering up to you)

    may (technobore[at]gmail.com)

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  64. What a lovely bag! I love the beaded work.

    Email: mecki121202@netscape.net

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  66. Such a beautiful clutch!

    matilda@quietland.se

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  67. Oh man that would go so good with my grad dress. It's cute!

    kgreen.06@hotmail.com

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  68. What a beautiful clutch!

    sarahhnade@gmail.com

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  69. I collect bags like this! God, the next time I go to Florida I don't care if I'm in the car for another four hours I need to go to your mom's shop!

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  70. Wow, that purse is glorious! I love the beading! Mine, please! *crosses fingers* Your mum is terribly sweet! :)

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  71. would love to win, love the blog!
    Tiffany
    musicspeakblog@gmail.com

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  72. *Swoons*

    Everything you've showed us from your mom's store looks absolutely fabulous!

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  73. Gorgeous evening bag! Your mom is so sweet for doing that. I collect vintage evening bags so this beauty would get loving home here =) wish me luck!

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  74. Wow, it's gorgeous! I'm a big fan of the cream-on-cream color scheme.

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  75. Hi Keiko! It's bee-yoo-tiful

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  76. What a great bag :).

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  77. ooo i hope i win! i love that bag!

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  78. Lovely! It would be beautiful to give to my daughter for her "Somewhat Vintage Wedding" (her wording).
    It was nice of you and your mom to do this.
    dearde227@yahoo.com

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  79. What a beautiful bag! I would love to own a gem like this from your mother's shop!

    kayla_rossa@hotmail.com :)

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  80. It is a heavenly beautiful little bag! I love it (and would love to have it :P).

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  81. love this bag! i want it!

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  82. you are so sweet to do these.
    that bag is beautiful.

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  83. It's absolutely gorgeous ! You're very generous (and so is your Mom ^^)
    My email is : isilrae[@]gmail.com

    (I just hope your giveaway is not limited to the States =D)

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  84. what a great vintage clutch!

    i hope i win =)

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  85. Ooh! That is bag is absolutely devine, would make me ladylike for once;) You would make fashion obsessed lady in Glasgow, Scotland very very happy if you chose me.

    Whoever wins is very lucky.

    Carol McWhirter
    carolm@schuh.co.uk

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  86. such a romantic piece!

    betas.bode@gmail.com

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  87. Awww, so dainty & adorable.

    stopeatingcars@gmail.com

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  88. It's really pretty, perfect to top of an otherwhise boring outfit. ^_^

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  89. oh it's beautiful! so elegant!

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  90. oooohhh, it's lovely!
    elizabeth.daly@hotmail.com

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  91. My mouth is hanging open... It's so very beautiful! I'm sick and I get a horrible headache from staring the computer screen, but this was worth it!

    Sonja
    penttila_sonja@hotmail.com

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  92. The bag is really beautiful ;-))

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  93. The detailing is amazing and its a beautiful colour!

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  94. Lovely bag!You are so lucky to have a mom who owns a vintage store!

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  95. what a gorgeous evening bag! i adore the detail.

    flic
    for_flic@hotmail.com

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  96. Oh how lovely! And it would solve my prom dress dilemma pefectly.

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  97. lovely purse!

    j.gordina(at)gmail.com

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  98. That bag is LOVE!
    it can be a clutch for an evening event and casual outings as well!
    <3

    misz_anne90@yahoo.com.my

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  99. how generous of your mom! this is gorgeous, and can be used for prom and or wedding like many readers have said. since it is vintage, I would love to save it for my daughter's first prom, or even her wedding-it is just so pretty!

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  100. What a beautiful purse! Thank you Keiko and thank you Mom for the opportunity to win. I love all of your vintage re-creations and ideas. Keep those beautiful little numbers coming!

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  101. Gorgeous, gorgeous! Thank your Keiko and your momma =) Which part of Florida is she? I have family in Port Charlotte, Sarasota, and Clearwater.

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  102. the bag is gorgeous!

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  103. Pick me! I so wish I lived in Florida so I could check out your moms shop.

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  104. I luv this! <3 It's really adorable.

    lara530@hotmail.com

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  105. This bag is STUNNING! I will have to stop by your mom's shop next time I am in FL. Very nice.
    Meghan Henley
    clemscloset@gmail.com

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  106. wow, I love it, so beautiful.

    ronise@gmail.com

    I hope I win!

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  107. Count me in! What a lovely bag.

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  108. Absolutely gorgeous.

    mwelniak@gmail.com
    if I win.... haha.

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  109. loveeeee it :)

    pick me, pick me!!!

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  110. wow that's lovely of her!

    i am envious of your new haircut by the way.

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  111. Wow! Awesome handbag.
    I've never seen such a lovely handbag here in Brazil.

    I wish I could win, but I won't. :)
    Lovely blog.

    jralmeida.rj@gmail.com

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  112. I have a small collection of vintage clutches; I'd love to add this one, it's gorgeous.

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  113. This is a gorgeous bag! I wish I lived close enough to Florida to go to your mom's consignment store. It looks like such a magical place...

    lan.hannahfan@gmail.com

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  114. that's so nice! you always seem to have great things from her store :)

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  115. i am getting married this fall and i haven't yet found a clutch to carry that matches my dress--this one would be PERFECT! i'll keep my fingers crossed........... :)

    shadowpugilist@hotmail.com

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  116. That bag is amasing I'd love to own it!
    http://thriftylilpixie.blogspot.com/

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  117. hey! such a pretty bag ;)love it.

    carmeeen@gmail.com

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  118. Would totally work with my wedding gown, it's so pretty

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  119. just lovely, so gilrly, all your stuff it´s great


    nukuch@hotmail.com

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  120. This bag would look lovely with my wedding reception dress! ;-)

    aromyx[at]gmail[dot]com

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  121. this is adorable. it would look great with raspberry coloured dress I made last year :-)

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  122. it's lovely, i'd love to win it.
    x

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  123. so beautiful!

    carly_rutledge@hotmail.com
    www.teacupsandbubblebaths@blogspot.com

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  124. So cute!!

    melaniebcohen@gmail.com

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  125. That purse is beautiful!

    sarah.stephens@gmail.com
    telephonesnow.blogspot.com

    ~Sarah

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  126. Beautiful!
    cgould@trinity.edu

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  127. Pretty, pretty!

    scarymary@gmail.com

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  128. Oh that bag screams to be used with a nice light colored cocktail dress!

    memmaria@luukku.com

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  129. Come home to me, pretty purse!

    lillamilla@yahoo.com

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  130. That's so lovely and perfect for spring. Please please please pick me!!

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  131. Forgot to leave my email on the previous comment: seasonalrain@gmail.com

    Be mine, pretty purse...

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  132. Oh my! I need to research airfare from NY to FL to visit your mother's shop!
    lumay1966@gmail.com

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  133. That clutch is amazing! I hope I win.
    Laura: lanielson88@gmail.com

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  134. That's a beautiful clutch! The embroidery is lovely (:

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  135. Oh, that is absolutely beautiful. I love the design.
    perla12345_16@hotmail.com

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  136. That bag is gorgeous! I also love your blog.

    email: maki_hatashita@hotmail.com

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  137. W.O.W. That clutch is gorgeous!

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  138. gosh i love that clutch! It would be so awesome to win it!

    irenebaltatescu@yahoo.com

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  139. It's so beautiful! I would love to win it!

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  140. That bag is stunning! How nice of your mom to give that away! Not sure if its open to those overseas....but my contact deets are:
    diamondcanopywinn@hotmail.com

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  141. That is a gorgeous clutch! I love it!

    tmburtt@yahoo.com

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  142. awww, that is beautiful!

    astroblemes at gmail.com!

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  143. So pretty :o I love vintage things. Good luck to everyone on the giveaway :D
    cocofang@gmail.com

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  144. Wow that is gorgeous! I'm a medical student and our yearly formal (Gala) is coming up. I would love to proudly make this part of my ensemble! Thanks!

    nbm07@med.fsu.edu

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  145. hey lady!
    cute bag!
    heather king
    hking@huntingdon.edu

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  147. That is the loveliest bag I have ever seen!

    Oi, I forgot.
    Julianna Louise
    jujupanda@gmail.com

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  148. This is so beautiful... I would love to go to Florida just to visit your mom's store. The things you showcase from it are always incredible.

    dorothywins@gmail.com

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  149. You look like an Audrey Kawasaki painting in that picture in your header

    Sydney
    tigerrlily@gmail.com

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  150. That is grogeous. My e-mail address is Sleke2003@yahoo.com

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  151. it's so pretty!
    i'll bring it out with me everywhere around Malaysia!

    love,zoe

    francescazoe@gmail.com

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  152. oooh...why not try :)

    galineb (at) gmail .com!

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  153. This is lovely...maybe I´ll get it. ;D

    Mailaddy: herzblutinc@googlemail.com

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  154. Ay, what a gorgeous clutch!
    Beautiful details. I wish I can go to your mom's shop. It's too bad there's hardly any vintage store around here in my country..
    Anyways, I'd love to win that clutch!

    music_to_mylife18@yahoo.com

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  155. christairus@yahoo.com
    WEEEEE

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  156. oh oh oh!!! me!! ;)

    ellen_marie@mac.com
    <3

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  157. Gorgeous! I wish I lived closer to her shop so I could visit!

    oohvintage@gmail.com

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  158. Oh, this is beautiful! The only clutch I have is a gold foil-y one which is pretty but not always appropriate.

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  159. Oh so cute ^.^

    ariana@alumni.cmu.edu

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  160. Cute!

    sugardot@gmail.com

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  161. Oh my, that is just lovely! I adore vintage beaded bags, this one would go nicely with my others!

    hollyberry 81 at hotmail dot com

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  162. Lovely!

    shaa(at)interia.pl

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  163. Oh, that is gorgeous!

    fasdian at gmail

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  164. This is a very long shot, but I'm leaving a comment anyway. I adore you're blog:). The clutch is divine - I also love vintage!
    P.S - I live In Europe, Romania!

    dulapulbunicii@yahoo.com

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  165. Keiko~

    You have a lovely blog! I also adore all things childish, girly & vintage. I've never posted anything on your blog before; mainly cos' I'm lazy >_< It's so nice of you to do a giveaway!! That clutch is gorgeous...would be sweet if it were mine! Keep up the awsome work :)

    XoXo,
    Vi

    dynamique_soleil@yahoo.com

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  166. oh goodness.... this would go PERFECTLY with my vintage prom dress!

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  167. so pretty~ i would like to be entered for a chance to win!

    email: suaeirao@gmail.com

    thanks for being so generous! :)

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  168. what a gorgeous bag !

    buebird93@comcast.net

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  169. wow, i completely screwed that up. hah.

    *bluebird93@comcast.net

    (:

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  170. Dearest Keiko,

    I LOVE this and YOU! Please never stop doing what you do, that would totally suck!

    ♥'in ya in Tejas, Zuri


    ohzuri@gmail.com

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  172. lovely!

    ccoatney (at) westernu (dot) edu

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  173. I love vintage purses! Brother's wedding in the summer, I'd put it to good use!

    Thanks,

    Steph

    schoe104@uottawa.ca

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  174. love it!

    natalia.dantas[@]gmail.com

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  175. Wow, it's beautiful.

    susiemhiggins@yahoo.com

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  176. beautiful clutch!! I hope I'm lucky enough to have it :)

    cepol08@yahoo.com

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  177. How beautiful!

    My best friend is getting married, and this suits her/her dress PERFECTLY!

    *fingers crossed*

    amberleebergeron@yahoo.com

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  178. my roommate bought a panda bag!
    She is just THRILLED with it and can’t put it down.
    hkpanda.freetzi.com

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  179. That's adorable!

    emalley@mail.usf.edu

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