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DownEast Basics

(images via: DownEast Basics Early Fall 2010 Catalog)

Love Anthropologie style? Love Target prices? Ever heard of DownEast Basics? DownEast Basics is an online boutique that offers the latest fashions while remaining within the lovely undergrad's budget. You love it already, right? :)

First of all, I want to gush about the clothing I received from DownEast Basics. I'm a sucker for cardigans. Why? Because they cute, classy, and endlessly versatile. So I picked DownEast Basics' Infatuation Cardigan in "chateau grey." (I love when boutiques give their clothes such lovely product and color names.) Anyway, I now have a new favorite cardigan. The Infatuation Cardigan is a deep v-neck, longer-style cardigan---much like the beloved boyfriend cardigan. However, pretty ruffle detailing around the buttons give it a feminine feel. And the soft gray color is perfect. This is definitely going to be one of my go-to wardrobe pieces.

(above: my new favorite cardigan)

Go browse through DownEast Basic's chic online boutique and you're going to find pretty dresses, darling sweater, trendy tops, incredible cute coats, and accessories/bags you're sure to fall in love with. If all that internet-window-shopping doesn't have you giddy...

By entering "COLLEGE" at the check out (through 10/15), you can receive 15% off of any item. That's right---15% off that lovely purse you just fell in love with.

And to top it all off, DownEast Basics is offering one very lucky Lovely Undergrad reader the chance to win her favorite item from the new arrivals section. Fabulous, yes?

Okay, so here are the rules for entering:

1) For one entry, visit the DownEast Basics new arrivals section and leave a comment on this post telling which item you love the most. Provide a valid e-mail address in your comment.

2) For a second entry, follow DownEast Basics on Facebook. (Again, provide a valid e-mail address.)

3) For a third entry, follow DownEast Basics on Twitter. (Don't forget the valid e-mail address!)

4) This giveaway contest is open to readers in the continental United States.

5) You have until 11:59 PM on October 14, 2010 to enter.

I will announce the winner on October 15! Plus, I'll show off some of the ways I styled my new favorite cardigan. So stay tuned!

And in the meantime, check out the DownEast Basics blog. :)



Anonymous said…
My favorite item is the fancy flounce skirt!!

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Carolyn said…
I LOVE the "Know When to Fold" Jacket in Plantation. Looks SO much more expensive than 40 bucks!
Carolyn said…
I'm also following DownEast Basics on Twitter (@cbaumgarten)
Carolyn said…
Annnnnd I "liked" DownEast Basics on Facebook!
Anonymous said…
I'm in love with the Union Jacket in black! It would go so well with just about everything in my closet.

Anonymous said…
I liked it on facebook!

Anonymous said…
I'm following them on twitter!


Jesse said…
I'm dying for the Perfect Peplum Jacket in Deep Plum. It's so lovely and would be a great addition to my fall wardrobe!!!
cheekymonkey said…
I think the Two to Tango dress is lovely, just like your blog! :]

Thanks for the giveaway, Jessica!

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Becky said…
The Infatuation cardigan is also my favorite. And I would definitely go with the gray. :]

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Emily said…
I love the union jacket in black!
Emily said…
I also liked it on facebook.
Angie said…
The dozen roses top looks beautiful! I'll take it in both black and white. lol
TK said…
I love the Sophistication dress! It looks pretty in both grey and plum. :)

TK said…
...and I also liked it on facebook! Thanks!

Henria O. said…
I like the Perfect Peplum Jacket in Deep Plum!
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Henria O. said…
Following DownEast Basics on FB!
sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com
Henria O. said…
Following DownEast Basics on Twitter (@sazzyfrazzy)!
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Chelsea B. said…
Following DownEast basics on twitter & Facebook. I like the infatuation cardigan, too.
Kayla Megow said…
Everything is so adorable, but I fell in love at first sight with the Perfect Peplum Jacket in Deep Plum!

& following on facebook as well :)
Celeste said…
the Mural dress!
Suzanna said…
I Love DEB! I've shopped there before, and even bought things for my dad and brothers. I really like the whimsy skirt right now. suchsimplejoy at gmail dot com
genevieve said…
Loving the Lovely Layers Cardigan in cloduburt! What fun. Thanks for the giveaway!!
Unknown said…
Hi! I adore the black union jacket, very cool!
Tina said…
I love the union jacket in grey. melodiousrevelry (at) gmail (dot) com


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