Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Heavy Machine Review and Coupon



I have had my Heavy Machine Retro Story pumps for an embarrassingly long time, and this review is woefully overdue. Why? Because Heavy Machine shoes are so gorgeous and covetable that it felt like a total scam to review them when you folks couldn't BUY them online!

Luckily, the fab folks who run the company have a site in place now where you can browse, drool, and purchase. AND! Get this, friends: I've got a coupon code for ya that will get you 30% off any Heavy Machine purchase.

Just enter ALREADYPRETTY before you check out, and you'll receive 30% off Heavy Machine's stunning SS10 line. Be sure to act quickly. This code expires on August 31!

Just look at the gorgeous pairs that could be yours:





Devil's Kiss


DROOL, am I right? Heavy Machine shoes are designed with comfort and walkability in mind, so the heels are manageable in height and sturdy. But, as you can see, these shoes are also sculptural, eye-catching, and unique. This brand does an amazing job of balancing form and function.

If you don't see anything to your liking in the current season's offerings, stay tuned. I've been given a preview of the upcoming line, to be released in February, and it is downright stunning. Check out these amazing styles:

Elephant Bird


Maggie Milktea


Maggie Grey


If you end up buying a pair using the coupon code, let me know. I'd love to see more of these glorious shoes in action!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Elizabeth Kelly Leather Belt Winner


And our lucky winner is ...


Chalkdust and boots! Congrats, gal. We'll be in touch.

Thanks to everyone who entered, and please visit Elizabeth Kelly's shop even if you weren't the winner this time. Her prices are totally reasonable, and products are just stellar.

More giveaways to come!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Leather Belt Giveaway from Elizabeth Kelly


As you all know, I'm completely enamored of Etsy vendor Elizabeth Kelly's work. I bought the rose wrap belt shown above AND a nude/tan version at the same time, and love them both to bits. They're soft and supple, beautifully designed, and fantastically flattering.

Well, now you've got a chance to nab one for yourself! I'm giving away one of Elizabeth Kelly's Petal Belts to a lucky reader, and you even get to choose the color yourself:




YUM! Such gorgeous shades. And she's constantly stocking the shop with more! So here's how you enter to win:
  1. Visit Elizabeth Kelly's Etsy shop.

  2. Leave a comment on this post telling which belt you'd pick, and A VALID E-MAIL. Comments without a valid e-mail in the comment will be disqualified.

  3. Cross your fingers!

Enter by midnight CST on Sunday, August 15. I'll draw a winner at random the following week. This contest is open to all readers, including international. Good luck, everyone!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Shades Daddy Review


I recently scratched my beloved crown-motif sunglasses, so when Shades Daddy asked if I'd like to review a pair from their site, I jumped at the chance. For years I bought Target sunnies, and I still have several pairs in rotation ... but I've found that having just one pair of quality, glamorous sunglasses goes a long way toward making me feel chic and cool.

I opted for this D&G pair, which looked like a great classic shape. I'll admit that I was surprised by how BIG they appeared on my visage, but that's my own fault ... there's a lens size listing right on the product page!


And, luckily, they've grown on me. And fast. I feel like a superspy-Jackie-O hybrid in these oversized shades, and I'm totally loving them.

Along with D&G, Shades Daddy has a long list of desirable designers, including several I didn't know MADE sunglasses like Bottega Veneta and DSquared as well as favorites like Tom Ford, YSL, Ray-Ban, and Kate Spade. And load of pairs are on sale now for as much as half off, since summer is wrapping up ... so if you're in the market for a new pair of fancy shades, do pop over and check their selection.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Scarpasa Winner


And our lucky winner is ...


... Karyn! Congrats, lady. I'll be in touch.

Thanks to everyone for participating. More giveaways soon!