Let's hear it for the winner!

Hey gals, I'm happy to announce the winner of my latest giveaway from this adorable Raptor Jewelry line! Miss Lauren Mae you are the proud new owner of these stylish new earrings! Thanks to all who entered, tweeted, blogged and spread the good word about Raptor--make sure you check back for more fun, fun giveaways to come!

Have a lovely weekend, all!
holly in heels


Rock your Raptor style GIVEAWAY!

There are a loooootta cute shoes out there on the market. I'd like to say that I own a good amount of them, but it is rather hard to keep up. And aside from shoes, what I can never have enough of is accessories. Beaded necklaces, bauble-y bracelets, earrings and statement rings all call my name on a regular basis. So naturally, when I came across Raptor Jewelry, a local accessories queen, I immediately fell in love. Raptor is sold at a ton of top local boutiques here in Orange County--50 stores from San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, South Dakota, and Park City Utah to be exact! Most recently, Raptor hit their biggest boom in sales when getting notoriety on FOX's American Idol, where a star contestant rocked Raptor's 'Turquoise Tears' earrings on her audition. Idol's judges even saw the style and were instantly smitten--considering Steven Tyler's love for feathers, I'm not surprised!

But this business all started when owner Ashlee studied fashion at the infamous FIDM school in Los Angeles. Coming from a Cherokee Indian background, Ashlee's innate fashion was influenced by the Native American relics and collectables that her grandfather always had around. Ashlee started crafting her jewels at the ripe age of 15, and has ever since made all of her creations by hand, so they're one-of-a-kind. I asked Ashlee if there was a method to her fashionable madness, and she told me, "I just sit down in front of my big sunny window take a deep breathe and start creating." Love her!

In fact, I love Raptor Jewelry so much that I'm gonna give some away! That's right, I want YOU to rock your Raptor style with their 'Baby Gold Dreamweaver' earrings (a $68 value!). These feather-adorned statement earrings are just the right accessory to pair with any outfit--from heading out on the town, to just a casual-style jeans + tee day (maybe with some platform wedges or peep-toes this summer!). Love, love love.

, you must:
  • FOLLOW the Holly in Heels blog (click FOLLOW at top right of the page)
  • COMMENT on this post telling me what your favorite summer shoe style is
  • LEAVE YOUR EMAIL or TWITTER HANDLE so I can tell you if you've won
For additional entries, increasing your chances to win:
1. LIKE Holly in Heels on Facebook {1 entry}
2. LIKE Raptor Jewelry on Facebook {1 entry}
3. FOLLOW @hollyinheels on Twitter {1 entry}
4. FOLLOW @RaptorJewelry on Twitter {1 entry}
5. VISIT Raptor's sassy website {1 entry}
6. FOLLOW the Raptor blog {1 entry}
7. TWEET about this giveaway mentioning @hollyinheels + @RaptorJewelry {2 entries}
8. BLOG about this giveaway & send me the link via comment {5 entries}

The winner will be announced on Thursday, March 22!
*Must be 18 or older to enter, and ONLY available to U.S. residents.

Best of luck, fashionistas!
holly in heels



Happy Friday ya'll! Aside from the fact that I wouldn't be caught dead running thru the sprinklers in Jimmy Choos, the shoes in this Jimmy Choo enewsletter that greeted my inbox this morning were rather disturbing. I know they may be runway made, but not sure I dig, mista Choo...

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An old fave in Old Nav.

Occasionally I find some good deals at an old favorite friend of mine, Old Navy. I'll admit, Old Navy is a lil' bit old skool in the fact that I started shopping there when I was a wee 12-year-old or so. It was cool and new at the time, but the newlywed perception of the Gap-owned company slowly wore off as I grew out of my tweens. But lately I will admit that I've found some real gems at Old Navy, while shopping on my lunch breaks :) From my favorited 'Diva' skinny jeans, to some cute, brown boots I snagged there, and even the occasional fun blousy top, Old Nav has been impressing me lately!

Check out some of their sweet summer heels & flats that have just come out (each photo is linked)...
Hey, hey, hey, sunshine + sandal season, here we come!

holly in heels