Monday, November 28, 2011

IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel Gift Card Giveaway



I'll just come right out and say it: IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel is my favorite plus-sized line of clothing. Seriously. I'd been a fan of this brand for about three years based solely on their gorgeous designs done in sumptuous colors, but when I finally got a chance to see the garments up close and in action at an event last year, the deal was sealed.


The fabrics are quality, heavy, and marvelous to touch, everything drapes gorgeously, and the garments are insanely flattering. I love this line, my friends. Just look at these glorious garments!


Their offerings are limited to dresses, dressy separates, and some formal attire, so not a full-service, all-lifestyle line. But the pieces are beautifully made, extremely high quality, dress up or down in a snap, and most go up to size 32 US.



I'm thrilled to have a $50 IGIGI gift card to give away to one lucky Already Pretty reader! Here's what you've got to do to enter:
  1. Visit IGIGI to check out the gorgeous designs.
  2. Follow IGIGI on Twitter, like IGIGI on Facebook, or sign up for their e-newsletter (click "E-mail Sign Up" at top right). You MUST do one of these two to enter.
  3. Leave a comment on this post telling us which piece you'd order if you won the gift card, and A VALID E-MAIL. Comments without a valid e-mail in the comment will be disqualified.
  4. Cross your fingers!
  5. Note: This giveaway is open internationally.

Enter by midnight CST on Sunday, December 4, 2011. I'll draw a winner at random the following day. This giveaway is open to all, including international readers.

Good luck!

123 comments:

Tiki_Green said...

Seriously one of the best giveaways i love them, they make clothes that really fit curves. I find it overwhelming to pick one thing lol.

Frustrated and Tired of Trying said...

I would buy the Harlow Pants! They look great and are versatile for a day into night look!

http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-separates/harlow-pants.html

Danielle Alberti said...

I've been coveting the Audrey cocktail dress for soooo long! Seriously in love.

Megan M said...

I like the new Hiroko dress! shibori_fan AT yahoo DOT com

Leni said...

I'd put it towards the purchase of the Bacall top.

lenikaye@yahoo.com

Jennifer Denning said...

I would probably get the Prague dress but really, they are all so gorgeous. I love her clothing.

jen@losingtheshadow.com

Jennifer Denning said...

I follow IGIGI on twitter @redheadedjen


jen@losingtheshadow.com

Karla said...

I'd probably pick the Endless Possibilities Shrug in Ivory. I follow igigi on facebook and twitter

Unknown said...

Certainly the Minnelli Sequins Skirt. A lovely piece.

Mona said...

Igigi's clothes are so beautiful. Wearing them, you feel so elegant - especially with some of the stunning coctail dresses.

I have been eyeing the Leigh Lace Dress in Red, for a while - gorgeous.

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Caitlin Moriarity said...

I am following IGIGI on Twitter @CaitlnMoriarity. If I won I would buy the Hiroko dress in Maroon, it would be a great corporate networking dress. clmoriarity@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Ooh so lovely. The Joan top in Merlot - Can already think of so many ways to wear it, and the color is simply scrumptious!

http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-separates/joan-top-in-merlot.html

maith_personal@yahoo.com

Scarlet Ibis said...

I want to own the Leigh Lace Dress (in red) very much... It's only within the past month or so that I've been confident enough to wear a sleeveless dress. I've spent my life hiding myself. Igigi makes me want to be seen.

thesweetirony@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Oh and I signed up for igigi's e-newsletter, but with another of my accounts.
maith_personal@yahoo.com

Angela said...

I love IGIGI and almost alwasy buy a dress or two for special events! Its so hard to decide every time!

Pam said...

There are so many things I've been coveting! I like the Cate Sweater dress and the Sabina Gown and Love Spell Gown....

And I like Igigi on fb and I receive their e-mails.

melacan at hotmail dot com

CC said...

I would use the gift card to help purchase Jolie Maxi Dress to wear at my graduation celebration this Spring! I follow IGIGI on Facebook. ccplowden@gmail.com

Angela (again) said...

I love IGIGI and almost alwasy buy a dress or two for special events! Its so hard to decide! - angelasnider@yahoo.com

nichole said...

I love Igigi!I would buy the Adeline Dress if i won:)

Seychelle said...

I would buy the Cate Sweater Dress in Truffle!!!

Marthalynn said...

I follow you via GFC as Marthalynn.

Awesome giveaway! They have such lovely clothing. I like the Renn Reversible Ponco in Black. Serious statement piece and so versatile.

I signed up for their emails at acluisi (at) hotmail (dot) com.

Thanks!

heidi said...

the willow necklace in olive is gorgeous, what a great giveaway!

{literatelystylish @yahoo.com}

Celima said...

I would get the Garbo Dress, it is sexy AND CLASSY at the same time!!! My email address is celimab4@yahoo.com

Priya -- a little bit of Moxie -- said...

I love love LOVE IGIGI! I've been a dedicated shopper since forEVER! Currently I'm wistfully wanting from Santa the Elisa dress... Thanks for posting about them!

And your blog is FAB and now on my list of "must visit"!

mary.priya.roberts@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I love this giveaway! I have several IGIGI dresses and get compliments every time I wear them. If I won the gift card, I'd go for the Hiroko Dress in Blue. I'm trying to move toward wearing more patterns!

laurenmyers2002 a t yahoo d o t com

(excuse the weird typing, trying to fool the spambots, you know...

Suzy said...

I like IGIGI on facebook, following on twitter, and I'm subscribed via email!
Twitter: @suzy_darling
Facebook: Suzy Bernier

I would love to get the Keira Lace Dress!

suzy_darling@hellokitty.com

Thursday said...

The Hepburn dress looks like a lovely, versatile classic.

I signed up for the newsletter...

starryanise at hotmail dot com

Jenni said...

Oh, wow. I am a new reader so I was not aware of this line. Wow. Amazingly beautiful. I think I would get a Vintage skirt in brown. But mostly, thank you for introducing me to this site!

erin_braincandy said...

Tough decision! I love the Emme Wool Wrap, but their belts are really cool too.

I followed @Igigi on Twitter (as @erin_braincandy)

erindmcinnis@yahoo.com

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Esti said...

I'd buy the Sabina gown in a heartbeat... and then flout the "special occasion" description and wear it 24/7, from school to work to bed. Because who doesn't need that most elegant and gorgeous silhouette to improve every moment of one's life? Even as a lady who likes her own arms, long sleeves on a fancy dress just make everything classier.

I've followed IGIGI on Twitter and my email is esti.brennan (at) gmail.com

Robyn B. said...

I'd get the Loren dress, it looks perfect for the holidays.

rob[dot]biancon[at]gmail[dot]com

Kaijsa said...

I've been seriously considering buying the Leigh lace dress in gold, so I'd buy that. Thanks!

kaijsa at gmail.com

Doobee64 said...

I have always like the fun look of the Lucca Print Skirt. Great splash of colour and easy to wear. What more could a girl ask for???

djagouw(at)dodo.com.au

or

http://doobee64.blogspot.com/

Sal, really generous of you to offer such a great gift. Fingers and toes are double crossed...Cheers!!!

Megan said...

These clothes take my breath away! I'm tearing up looking at these incredible photos of gorgeous clothes and gorgeous women. I've never seen a site for girls shaped like me where my size isn't something to be shamefully shrouded in 37 yards of iridescent tie-dye polyester called a "cocktail dress".

And the clothes are modeled by actual plus size women! What?! Revelation!

If I win, I think I will put the gift certificate toward the Becca Asymmetric Dress, the Chloe Eyelet Dress, or the Leigh Lace Dress in Gold. Or the Francesca Dress. Or the Monroe Jacket for job interviews.

Or the Pencil Skirt in Bordeaux...for mincing around my house. Because that thing will make me feel like mincing.

taterbugdesigns@gmail.com

dotted lines said...

I would go for the Odette dress in black or the Hiroko dress in maroon... So tough to decide!

Anonymous said...

I followed on twitter.

Aah so hard to choose. I think I would put it towards the Leigh Lace Dress in gold.

irishdancer15@gmail.com

Trina said...

I'm torn between the pencil skirt in bordeaux and the Milan dress in black. Probably the skirt, since I'd like to have an outfit for church that doesn't have black in it. I'd pair it with a white button-down blouse and brown wedges or boots.

walker.petrina at gmail.com

Clairegeit said...

I Love igigi (four dresses already in my wardrobe) and I would love to get a "grown up" suit jacket which fits my boobs like the http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-separates/monroe-jacket.html

Anonymous said...

I follow IGIGI on Facebook. I would buy the Tyra dress

suvi.p.raisanen@jyu.fi

Amy said...

I would be all over the lauren dress in that beautiful berry

doesthisfontmakemelookfat at gmail.com

vulpicula said...

I would snap up the Odette dress in olive for the wedding I am going to in January. It is perfect!

(Liked on facebook)

(vulpicula @ gmail . com)

Michelle said...

I would buy the Harlow trousers. I just started a corporate job and my style is in a tailspin trying to be corporate, but still be me.

Thanks! Great giveaway and I'm excited to know about this brand!

Olivia said...

Lovely giveaway!I'd go for the "vintage skirt" perhaps in both brown and grey:)

gullviva(at)hotmail.com

Alison said...

I would buy the Hiroko dress in maroon, because I love the sleeve detail and I've been wanting to try an Obi-style belt. I work in a business casual environment and could totally wear that to work with black boots and tights (and possibly a cami).

Relynn said...

Oh, wow, love this brand! I've been wanting to buy something from them for a long while now. If I won I would buy the Pencil Skirt in City Denim since I would wear it to death. Love nearly everything they offer! http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-separates/pencil-skirt-in-city-denim.html

relynn.d.johnson@gmail.com

Rose said...

I'd buy one of their fabulous lace evening dresses - absolutely gorgeous!

rose DOT simis DOT cole AT gmail DOT com

Anonymous said...

Great giveaway, Sal! I "liked" the Facebook page - and I'm glad I did! Such great looks! I'd love the Prague Dress. It looks simply gorgeous - and well fitting!

Sarah_a_barnes@hotmail.com

Jen said...

I am swooning as I write this! And figuring out what occasions I can wear the Leigh dress to. I have a serious case of grabby hands over it. This season has been all about the black and gold and sparkle for me, and this number fits the bill! I love it so much I would even wear it to bake in:)

jwronko@att.net

following igigi on facebook

Nadia said...

I'd probably get the Prague Dress in Plum/Black or the Keira Lace Dress, or the Leigh dress. Too many to choose from!

I liked IGIGI on Facebook.

crazie (dot) daizie (at) gmail (dot) com

Jackie Chambers said...

Sigh... These won't fit me, so don't send me the card--it would just be cruel. I'm curvy, but not plus, and find so many of the "current" dresses are cut for some nonexistent woman shaped like a popsicle stick. These are gorgeous designs! If I could, I'd snap up the Audrey dress in a heartbeat. So lovely!

Erin said...

I LOVE YOU SAL!!! Finally a giveaway that I can use! I am in love with their Joan top in merlot. So sexy, but work appropriate also.
libgirl9@gmail.com

Miss Mary said...

blackorchid712@gmail.com
http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-wedding/white-diamonds-wedding-gown.html
I would purchase this! My fiance and I are getting married in June and this would be the perfect gown!

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Emily said...

I'll be buying the Harlow Blazer and Skirt, maybe a Bacall top.

Followed on Twitter and liked on Facebook.

emily.johnson314@gmail.com

Alysia said...

I would choose the Hayworth dress in amethyst:)

acadvm(at)gmail(dot)com

Cathy Benavides said...

The Gretta, The Leigh Lace in red, or the Cybelle - I can't decide! I've been an avid fan for the last year or so - I already followed them on FB and I get their newsletter. I've been scoping their dresses for some fancy events I have early next year....

cathy4cc (at) gmail (dot) come

Kate said...

I love their stuff. I follow them on twitter and like them on FB already! I love the Milla dress, but I would probably get the barcelona sweater, since it's more practical for me.

Groovymarlin said...

I love their stuff! My holiday party outfit came from Igigi! If I won, I'd probably order a top, just not sure which one yet. Maybe the Joan in plum (I already have it in black), or else a sweater.

Kate K said...

I would LOVE the Hayworth Dress in Purple. I have a New Years engagement party to attend and I think it would be the perfect option. kiekhaefer at gmail dot com

Louise said...

Followed on Twitter

Wow, tons of lovely things on their site! I've been looking for items in a medium brown, and IGIGI has several in a color they call "Cocoa." The Greenwich top would be great for me.

DeeDee V. said...

I love IGIGI! Awesome giveaway.

vanderyacht (at) yahoo (dot) com

Kate said...

I hadn't heard of IGIGI til now, but they have beautiful stuff! I love the Barcelona sweater, but I don't know how I would decide between charcoal grey and teal, since those are two of my favorite colors. I subscribed to the newsletter - sherwood21@gmail.com

Valerie S. said...

OMG. I love their clothes. I love the Leigh dress and the belt on the yasmina dress is tres flattering. Just signed up for their newsletter -- thanks for the giveaway!

Jenni said...

Holy crap! These women are gorgeous! I really like the black sequin skirt for the holidays.

Piper Alexander said...

I'd love to have the Sylvie Necklace - gorge! Email is cheapandchicinchicago@gmail.com

LQ said...

Would investigate pencil skirts, particularly the city denim, as well as the Cate black and Milan black/red dresses. They also have a well edited accessories collection I could do some major damage in. I realize $50 will not cover this...

lrq at radishes and flowers dot com (minus spaces and spellouts)

scissor pirate said...

I followed on facebook.

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scissor pirate said...

I would purchase the Odette dress in olive.

scissor.pirate@gmail.com

www.sparklegarden.etsy.com

Em said...

The Leigh Lace dress in gold is absolutely STUNNING.

Though, to be honest...even if I am considered plus-sized, I'd likely be gifting this one to a friend of mine who IS a plus-sized model...her proportions are KILLER (she has the same measurements as Christina Hendricks!!!), and she sometimes has trouble finding flattering styles that fit her larger bust and smaller waist. How awesome would it be to give her the opportunity to score some of these beautiful items?

Following under @vivalagenesis, and liked on Facebook under the below email address.

vivalagenesis @ gmail . com

Sarah D. said...

I am not sure which of the fabulous dresses I would buy... But I can tell you that I would take any of them!

Chrys said...

Ooooo, just looking at the first page of dresses I'm immediately hooked :-) Am following them on Facebook now. And I would get the Rebecca gown in black!

QOTCPcf(at)gmail.com

Meghan said...

I LOVE the Leigh Lace Dress in Gold. Been pining after it as a holiday dress.

I've bought several dresses from Igigi and they are absolutely wonderful.

Jackie said...

I followed Igigi on twitter!

If I were to win, I would put my $50 toward the Kayleen Maxi dress! Gorgeous!

jackiewyse (at) gmail (dot) com

Allison L. said...

I am liking the Minnelli Sequins Skirt!

GlamaRuth said...

I'd get the Iliana Knot dress from the sale section for my sister-in-law. Or just give the gift card to her to put towards one of the wedding dresses!

Chelsea said...

brightsidedweller@gmail.com

I "like" Igigi on FB!

And if I won I'd probably get the barcelona sweater in teal. Love me a good cowl neck!

Kate E Duncan said...

I can't decide between the Maureen Lace Skirt or the Iman wrap dress.

Actually the wrap dress edges out the skirt because I need something to wear to a wedding in March! :-)

ladyloo said...

I've been stalking the Martina Dress in Marine Teal for weeks. I would definitely splurge on it!

V said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Prague dress in the plum and black. SO classic. but everything is gorgeous.

hvbeck@hotmail.com

Marion said...

I would get the vintage skirt in grey! Perfect.

e2theipie (at) gmail (dot) com

JR said...

Wow, what pretty clothes! I signed up for their newsletter with my email orderingformom (at) aol.com.

My daughter is plus-sized, so if I won I'd let her pick which item she wants. I think she would look beautiful in the Hiroko dress in the blue print.

DaniellaBella said...

I followed on Twitter and signed up for the email. These clothes are so lovely! I would love the Iman wrap dress, Milan dress or Elisa dress. Swoon
keepwarmblog@gmail.com

lindsay said...

I followed on Twitter.

The Bianca necklace in Amber is fantastic.

lbacher at gmail

Rebecca said...

Great clothes, but I love the Bianca necklace in amber.

rebeccaminnick at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Owning something from Igigi has been a ream of mine for awhile. I'd definitely order the Leigh dress in gold--gorgeous!!!

kagianfrancesco@gmail.com

girlfromthe_N.Country said...

I have a wedding coming up, and I would love to wear the Hayworth Dress in Amethyst.

dana(dot)hiller(at)gmail(dot)com

Carol in Indian Springs Village said...

I signed up for the emails. I'd love to have some cash towards the Barcelona teal top.

knorris1bellsouthnet

Sarah said...

These clothes are gorgeous! I signed up for the newsletter and I would get the O'Hara dress in purple.

sbryant0805 at yahoo dot com

Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I'd have a difficult time selecting just ONE peice! I'd find a way to pick between two dresses: Hayworth and Francesca

mariejessie(at)hotmail(dot)com

Missy said...

I love their clothing! I've been coveting the Leigh Lace Dress in Red. Amazing!

karmatir@gmail.com

karen! said...

I'm already on their email list, but I fanned them on Facebook. I think I'd go for the Hiroko Dress.

mdmaybe said...

Hmm, either the Renn reversible poncho in black or the Dietrich top. (I'm following them on twitter now.)

Patti said...

Oh my goodness, I have loved IGIGI for so long and so hard, I would *die* to get my hands on one of their pieces. I would definitely spend it on the Cleo dress, so gorgeously dramatic! starlightgal479 at gmail dot com

Rosa said...

I was not aware of this line until now. I loved their dresses but what i really need now is a red belt, so i would buy the Round Buckle Belt in Red.

Thank you for sharing the information of this designers. I have started following her in facebook and twitter now. :)

Love your blog.

Rosa said...

Thank you for sharing the information on this designer. I will follow them via Facebook and Twitter now. When i checked out their website I fell in love with her dresses, but since I currently need a red belt I would probably buy the Round Buckle Belt in Red.

I love your blog and enjoy reading all your updates. Thanks

Sero said...

Dang, my first comment was deleted!

I would pick the Willow Necklace to add a nice statement to my work wardrobe! The clothes are gorgeous but their accessories are top shelf.

sarah[dot]sero[at]gmail[dot]com

Melissa said...

I'm on the IGGI email list. I love the Cultural Mix Maxi Dress. So many pretty things!
mjblackett(at)yahoo(dot)com

Val said...

I'm loving the Leigh Lace Dress in Red (Gold is gorgeous too!). Their clothes are beautiful.

I've signed up for the e-newsletter with email address vnyhagen@gmail.com.

Thanks Sal!

Jane M. said...

I'd love the Leigh Lace Dress in gold--gorgeous. Everything looks great, though!!! jbeauchamp1751@gmail.com

Kate said...

I signed up for their newsletter, and I would undoubtedly buy the Ren Reversible Poncho! So elegant, I am practically drooling. (Elegantly).

kate.barrington(at)gmail.com

EL said...

I love the Emerald City Eyelet Dress!

Signed up for the newsletter -
el001f (at) hotmail (dot) com

shannon p. said...

I love the Emme wool wrap in black!

velorutionista [at] gmail [dot] com

Terni said...

I want the Emme wool wrap in black, but this was a difficult choice! Thanks for the giveaway.

i get the e-newsletter @ ternishachristian (at) yahoo (dot) com

KrissyBell said...

I would definitely go for the Catalonia Dress, pretty pattern and it's like nothing else in my closet

Flora said...

Love the Catalonia dress! followed on Twitter!

ladyloriana [at] gmail [dot] com

Audrey M said...

A great collection!!
I follow on twitter @Audzamu
I'd get the Brielle Brooch.
amasitsa@gmail.com

marsmomma said...

I absolutely love the Hiroko Dress! I follow IGIGI on twitter - @marsmomma

supermarsmomma@gmail.com

Michelle said...

I liked IGIGI on Facebook & followed them on Twitter (@_chelleshock). I think I'd get the Vintage skirt in gray, or the O'Hara dress, orr the Milan dress. Too much good stuff to pick just one! They're one of my favorite plus-size designers.

email: michelle (at) letsradiate (dot) com

binky said...

loving the Joan top. Thanks!

Mari said...

I would go for the Barcelona Sweater of Hiroko Dress in Maroon. Very pretty...

tinagirl said...

If I won, I'd have to have the
Toccara Sweater Tunic! I can just picture it with my black leggings & wedge boots! Divine!

treneebarker at hotmail dot com


I follow IGIGI on Twitter @warp65

Dee said...

I would go with the glamourous Leigh Lace Dress in Gold! Email is al208277 (at) alumail.uji.es

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Kelly said...

I'm not sure I'd be able to choose just one thing...maybe the London Midi Skirt. You can never have too many black pencil skirts!

kelly (at) nerdbirds (dot) org

Eris said...

I would love to win this more than anything in the world. Igigi is one of the websites that made me want to become a designer in the first place because they showed me that you can make lovely, form fitting, flattering clothes for plus sized women.

If I won I would buy the Adeline Maxi Dress. I have a wedding to go to in a few months and I know that even with so many women half my size around, I would be the sexiest woman there in that dress.

aerisangelofchaos@hotmail.com

Mary said...

I love the vintage skirts and sweaters; that's what I would buy. My daughter informed me of your blog. I have enjoyed reading your posts. You have influence her style greatly. marycreid@gmail.com

~dab said...

I Follow IGIGI on Twitter, like IGIGI on Facebook and I get their emails - I'm a HUGE fan of their clothes (pun intended LOL)

I would use it towards this http://www.igigi.com/plus-size-sale/estrella-gown-in-red.html

my email is in my blogger profile

Elizabeth Bigelow said...

I found Yulia Raquel just a few months ago. I have not bought anything since, so I could save my money for some amazing quality clothes. Like some of the other ladies have said there are so many fabulous choices its hard to pin it down to one.
However the one from my list that i want over all others is the Kelly Dress. I could wear it in so many different places! Yuliya Raquel is the goddess of design!

Find me loving this at anangel4u2@hotmail.com

Mrs Bell said...

Babbette Curvy Dress for work! Or, one of the fab maxi dresses for my upcoming 40th birthday celebration. ElleB659@gmail.com