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Win Cool Stuff: Big Buddha Dolce Bag from

And the winner is… #7 Emily!! She wrote "I'm a fan on FB and my favorite bag is the Big Buddha Meredith Clutch. It would look great for a wedding or a night out with the girls!"

Congrats to our winner and thanks to everyone for your participation!!

Win Cool Stuff: Big Buddha Dolce from

Please note: This giveaway is now closed to further entries.

Here's yet another giveaway prize I'd love to win myself! I've teamed up with to offer one of you lucky readers the chance to win this fabulous Big Buddha Dolce Handbag ($62) in hot pink!

Regular readers know I'm a big fan of—they carry an amazing selection of designer- and celebrity-inspired handbags at a fraction of the price. No knock-offs, just great looking bags that look pricey yet rarely cost over $100.

To enter:

Entries must be posted by 12 noon Tuesday August 3rd to be eligible to win. Open to US residents only, sorry! Please note this is not a sponsored post, is generously providing one handbag to one reader as a prize for this giveaway. Good luck!!
I absolutely love the Imoshion Nancy Bag!! Its a great bag for fall and has the potential to go with any great outfit!!

#1 Jen on 2010-07-27 11:21
Love love love Baghaus! And that hot pink bag is hot! I am really into browns and tans for fall - I can't wait for the changing of the season. I really like the Primo Limited
Small Loft Satchel - it looks identical to a bag I saw Kourtney Kardashian carrying on her TV show!
#2 Jessica Merritt on 2010-07-27 11:25
I like the Big Buddha Mia Bag and the Sasha Clutch. The latter cause I think you could dress up or down with it.
#3 Chrissy on 2010-07-27 11:26
Love the Mia flower bag!
#4 shopfreak on 2010-07-27 11:34
Love the style Jessica Simpson Escape Studs Crossbody bag!
#5 Faith Moores (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 11:58
I love big, huge, soft bags. My favorite is Urban Expressions Stella Bag in black. :-)
#6 Allie (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 12:02
I'm a fan on FB and my favorite bag is the Big Buddha Meredith Clutch. It would look great for a wedding or a night out with the girls!
#7 Emily (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 12:25
I love the Sabina Aiden Messenger! I'd pick it in the putty color, it would go with everything.
#8 Katrina (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 12:46
I love the Steve Madden Bknot Tote in cognac - perfect for fall!!!
#9 Emily on 2010-07-27 12:46
what great bags! really like the Street Level Pamela Genuine Leather Bag!
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#10 rebecca on 2010-07-27 12:56
I love the Ruby Barcelona Bag in Beige, it's the perfect size and just the right amount of detailing.
#11 Bethany T on 2010-07-27 13:00
Already a fan on FB. My favorite is actually the Big Buddha Dolce Handbag! LOVE the bright color - especially for Summer! What a great statement piece to spruce up my summer staples- jean cutoffs and tanks :-)
#12 Christina on 2010-07-27 13:01
My favorite bag is the big Buddha dolce in hot pink because I love hot pink and the gold hardware and black detail on this bag make the hot pink color dressy and chic! The style of the bag is unique and it would look awesome with just about any outfit! Thanks for the giveaway! Love your site! -gaby
#13 Gaby on 2010-07-27 13:10
Melie Bianco Chloe Messenger and Mia Petal Bag!
#14 Megan Smith on 2010-07-27 13:11
I love the Genuine Leather Large Elisha bag - it's another take on the fringe style. :-)
#15 Belle (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 13:31
I love the Big Buddha Gloria Bag in pink! Its has amazing detail and the color can be worn into the fall.
#16 Tatiana on 2010-07-27 13:35
I love the cameron snake bag! Looks like a perfect fall bag and I love that its so big and roomy!
#17 Yaneth M. on 2010-07-27 13:49
I really like the Ruby Barecelona Bag!! I would love it in red!
#18 Cristy on 2010-07-27 14:19
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Urban Expressions Charlotte Hobo. Loved all the New Arrivals!

PS. Fanned/Liked on FB! :-)
#19 sarahsosa on 2010-07-27 14:42
I would fall in love with one of the most expensive bags! LOL The Rough Roses
Whitney Tote is my fave.
#20 Ashley M (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 14:46
I really like the purple Charlize Mason Bag, its too cute!
#21 Kerensa on 2010-07-27 15:06
LOVE any of the bags from the Hello Kitty collection. :-)
#22 Roz on 2010-07-27 15:45
I like the street level Megan bag in chocolate; it looks like a versatile and elegant bag I could bring to work as a school teacher, though it would also transition nicely for going out!
#23 Erin A on 2010-07-27 15:52
My favorite bag on this site is actually a wallet: the Vieta Rouge Leather Wallet. I love the brown color.

I am also a fan on Facebook now.
#24 Janet on 2010-07-27 16:05
You know my cross-body addiction, eh BB?

In red. Because hey - go big, or GO HOME :-)
#25 Sandra on 2010-07-27 16:37
Ooohhhh this hot pink bag looks quite the conversation piece!

I like the Big Buddha Hibiscus Tote! So very chic!
#26 Hena on 2010-07-27 16:46
Fan on Facebook and I absolutely love the Jessica Simpson In Crowd Shopper bag!
#27 Meghan (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 17:07
I really love both the Nicole Lee Ellie studded bag or the Urban Expressions Pure Encore clutch! They are both fab!
#28 Vanessa V. on 2010-07-27 17:23
I like the Vieta Classic Leather Wallet in red.
#29 Allison T on 2010-07-27 17:25
i love love love love the urban expressions mimi bag in gray!
#30 Silver on 2010-07-27 17:47
am i allowed to say all of the bags? But i guess if i had to choose, the urban expressions prscilla bag!
#31 jasmine (Homepage) on 2010-07-27 18:00
The Big Buddha Mia Bag in tan is amazing!
#32 Angelica Tucker on 2010-07-27 18:13
I love the Big Buddha Mia bag. It's so cute!!!
#33 Nathalie Rua on 2010-07-27 18:30
My favorite is the Hello Kitty Black Patent Embossed Bag! Soo cute!
#34 Valerie on 2010-07-27 19:07
I'm a FB fan! I love the Urban Expressions Scarlett Convertible bag in black. Beautiful!
#35 Cami on 2010-07-27 19:30
Jessica Simpson Karma Studs Satchel...i love the western feel to it
#36 Kimberly Apanah on 2010-07-27 20:50
I really like the Primo Limited
Small Loft Satchel
#37 Zeinab on 2010-07-27 22:51
I love the black Dazzling Woven Tote!! it is perfect for summer and fall.
#38 Evan on 2010-07-27 22:56
omg, LOVE the bags! Especially the one we can win and Imoshion Lani Bag! It is so pretty and has such a nautical look with all the sailor knots. I can just see it around my shoulder now. ahhhh.
#39 Sarah Lyon on 2010-07-27 23:18
I love very large bags that I can fit my life into so my as hard as it is to only pick one... one of my faves would be the Diana tote!
#40 Airess on 2010-07-27 23:52
I love the Nila Anthony Ever Rae Bag in the orange, it can really add some color to a very relaxed look such as a white button-up with denim shorts.
#41 Krystal (Homepage) on 2010-07-28 01:46
Would love to win this for my gf. I'm a fan of Baghaus on facebook (contact me for full name).

The Urban Expressions Cameron Snake Bag would be one of her favorites.
#42 Robert K on 2010-07-28 08:48
I love the Urban Expressions Mimi Bag. I have been looking for an affordable long strap black and gold going out bag! I like the Quilted Megan Bag for day time as well!!
#43 Jessi (Homepage) on 2010-07-28 09:26
I'm living the long strap crossbody shoulder bags right now! And this pink one is HOT!!!!
#44 Erykah on 2010-07-28 09:54
My favorite bag is Street Level Monica Hobo which reminds me of my many hobo bags in my closet but with more pizazz to add to my collection.
#45 Teresa on 2010-07-28 11:00
Im loving the Big Buddha bag!!
#46 Kelly on 2010-07-28 13:48
I am a fan on FB and my favorite style is the Melie Bianco Tori Bag! :-)
#47 Karen on 2010-07-28 15:58
One of my favorite bags from Baghaus is the Melie Bianco Chloe Messenger. Not only is this bag a cheaper rendition of the Olivia Harris studded ball hobo bag, but it's also adorned with studs on the bottom which I'm currently OBSESSED with! So cute. I would love to win the Big Buddha Dolce Handbag! That hot pink is to die for and the chain strap makes it chic and perfect for summer.
#48 Alicia (Homepage) on 2010-07-28 15:59
love the mia flower bag
#49 alex on 2010-07-28 17:12
These bags are beautiful - I love the Prime Fashionista Tote!
#50 Roslyn on 2010-07-28 19:21
Love the Big Buddha Melissa Bag in green - or any other with rosettes. Darling!
#51 Kristin S (Homepage) on 2010-07-28 20:14
what a great popping pink! love it. baghaus is great, for reals.

i am smitten over the rachel berry satchel. it's so durable looking!
#52 amanda (Homepage) on 2010-07-28 20:44
I spent way too long in Korea, and now I'm in love with Hello Kitty. I think the hot pink wallet is adorable!!!
#53 Dalene on 2010-07-28 22:16
FB fan (, and I love the Urban Expressions Emily Bag. Thank you!
#54 Amy on 2010-07-28 23:04
I love the Imoshion Maribeth Bag, the Betty Davis Faux Croc bag, and the whole Make Love Not Trash line.
#55 Chelsea on 2010-07-28 23:04
i love the urban expressions bag pure encore.. its a perfect transition bag: you can go from out to lunch with the girls to night out with a cute guy.
#56 amanda craven on 2010-07-29 08:08
This is tough, there are so many bags I adore! Right now I'd have to choose the Ruby Barcelona Bag in brown, because it's pretty much exactly what I've been looking for.
#57 Andrea on 2010-07-29 09:42
My favorite bag is the BCBGeneration Zoey Satchel in blush!
#58 Ashley on 2010-07-29 13:48
Became a fan. And I like the Sabina Drawstring Belt Purse
#59 Michele Cook on 2010-07-29 14:11
there are so many cute bags to choose from! my top two are "Sabina Deacon Ava Bag" in black and "Big Buddha Arlene Bag" in grey.
#60 JK on 2010-07-29 15:00
Melie Bianco Such A Flirt Bag is so cute!
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#61 boon1211 on 2010-07-29 17:25
baghaus facebook fan
melissa valmonte
#62 styleezta (Homepage) on 2010-07-29 20:06
I love the Urban Expressions Diana Bag!
#63 styleezta (Homepage) on 2010-07-29 20:07
I love the Urban Expressions Stella Bag! It is so versatile, I love how many different ways you can wear it!

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#64 Emily on 2010-07-29 20:37
Don't have a Facebook, but my favorite bag from Baghaus would be the Imoshion Maribeth Bag!
#65 Stephanie on 2010-07-29 21:56
I deff. love the Prime Fashionista Tote, cute and simply, but def. not plain! perfect!
#66 melissa (Homepage) on 2010-07-30 00:19
I love the Hello Kitty Hinge Wallet, but I adore the Big Buddha Dolce Handbag in hot pink !! Pink is my color !!

#67 Jeri on 2010-07-30 06:36
Gotta be the Martine Suede Satchel by Pink Studio! Love that tan color. BEAUTIFUL!
#68 Annie on 2010-07-30 13:21
The Ruby Barcelona Bag is gorgeous!
#69 Marie (Homepage) on 2010-07-30 21:33
I love the Genuine Leather Large Elisha bag :-)
#70 Dee on 2010-07-31 13:47
I love baghaus on facebook as Dee G
#71 Dee on 2010-07-31 13:48
I'm a fan on facebook! I'm in love with the Nila Anthony Pony Express bag...not only is it edgy, it's cute and adorable as well!
#72 Noreen on 2010-07-31 17:35
Sasha Clutch because its soooo cute and it matches with anything!
#73 india on 2010-07-31 19:59
ruby barcelona
#74 elle sees (Homepage) on 2010-07-31 20:21
I like Baghaus on Facebook, and I like the Urban Expressions Cristina Bag!
#75 Heather on 2010-08-01 00:21
I am loving Big Buddha Hibiscus Tote in Gold
#76 Aruna (Homepage) on 2010-08-01 00:58
have become their fan and I love the Jessica Simpson Uptown Satchel.
#77 saretta (Homepage) on 2010-08-01 03:33
I like the Big Buddha Mia Bag in cute!
#78 Courtney on 2010-08-01 09:00
What a fun giveaway!! Count me in. My fav item would have to be the Martine Suede Satchel by Pink Studio. Crossing my fingers and toes!

xx Love & Aloha
#79 SharonLei (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 06:26
love the rachel berry stachel! so cute with the studded detailing! good luck to all :-)
#80 Holly on 2010-08-02 09:20
I am a fan of Baghaus on Facebook.
#81 Phyllis on 2010-08-02 11:03
I love the Ruby Barcelona Bag!
#82 Phyllis on 2010-08-02 11:05
I love the Big Buddha Mia Bag !! So stylish !

I am a fan on facebook :-)
#83 Ashley on 2010-08-02 13:35
I love the Diana Tote (Jd drenchek-Scavo on FB)
#84 Jeannine M on 2010-08-02 13:36
I couldn't possibly pick one!!!! I am however eyeing the Urban Expressions Sasha Hobo for fall. =)
#85 Jo on 2010-08-02 13:37
Dear Baghaus. I am a fan of the facebook page, and my favorite style would have to be the Big Buddha Dolce Bag. Its so flirty spicy punkish and stylish! It can be worn with just about any outfit and make it look fantastic. Its big enough to carry all your stuff in yet not too big. I just love it :]
#86 Alexis (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:37
I love Urban Expression Mimi Bag, super cute for night time.
#87 Dian on 2010-08-02 13:38
I love the Hello Kitty line!!!
#88 Chrissy (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:39
Love the Melie Bianco
Deborah Bag
#89 Vicki Chrzanowski on 2010-08-02 13:40
I am a Facebook Fan of Baghaus!
#90 Chacoy (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:42
Hello Kitty in white!!!
#91 Melissa Ramirez on 2010-08-02 13:42
I absolutely love the Ruby Barcelona Bag in black. It's very chic! :-)
#92 Connie H on 2010-08-02 13:43
I love the Big Buddha Arlene Bag in tan! Its so trendy and perfect for a fall look. :-)
#93 Mai on 2010-08-02 13:44
♥ the Nia Anthony Andrea Bag!!
#94 Chacoy (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:45
I love the urban expressions Stella bag in grey. Baghaus is awesome so glad I found them.
#95 Kristina on 2010-08-02 13:49
I love the Rachel Berry Satchel
#96 Arayelly on 2010-08-02 13:49
I LOVE the Big Buddha Mia Bag!! I love BAGHAUS!
#97 Natalie Lyn on 2010-08-02 13:52
this is my favorite! i love the color and the style! very elegant and pretty (:
#98 Jennifer on 2010-08-02 13:53
I love the Exclusively Yours Handmade Beauty Bag...
#99 Adrianna on 2010-08-02 13:54
I totally love the Hello Kitty bags! I guess bcuz they go with what I wear. And pink is my absolute fave color!! But all your bags are a must have I wish I could buy alot this way I have a bag for everyday and each season! Wouldn't that be awesome! Lol
#100 Brittaney Sanders on 2010-08-02 13:55
I love the Hello Kitty Small Pink Patent Embossed bag!
#101 ter garney on 2010-08-02 13:56
Already a FB fan, I love the Big Buddha Mia Bag
#102 Tonya Paz on 2010-08-02 13:56
Haaa Already a fan on Face Book ;-)
Any wayssss I like the Big Buddha Rose Tote :-)
Goodluck To everyone!
#103 Jannelie (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:56
LOVE the Hello Kitty quilted bag in white. SO cute!
#104 Sonya Martin (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 13:58
Love the style Jessica Simpson Escape Studs Crossbody bag
#105 BETSY SOBRAL (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 14:01
Baghaus has UHmazing bags at an affordable price!! I love the HK quilted bag =)
#106 Jem on 2010-08-02 14:02
I love the Steve Madden Bknot Tote in black!!! GORGEOUS!!! :-D
#107 Brianna on 2010-08-02 14:08
#108 ANDREA (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 14:09
I love love love the big budha Mia bag! I love the details on it and how big it is. I sadly have one in black white hot pink and pink :-) I do plan on buying more I just love the bag. It's perfect for when I go to school or out with friends. I guess me being a short person I like big bags. And this bag is different frm everything I own. I've been a fan on fb for a while on have been following you on Twitter too can't get enought of baghaus
#109 Nancy on 2010-08-02 14:22
my fav bag would be any bag that has a simple design, preferrably in brown
#110 Cindy on 2010-08-02 14:26
I love the Urban Expressions Emily Bag! I really like the gray color, and I think it would be a fantastic bag for Fall.
#111 Ashley Rochus on 2010-08-02 14:42
I am absolutely obsessed with the Melie Bianco Sophia Studded Satchel its just beautiful! I love it in black
#112 Shannon G on 2010-08-02 14:43
I reaaallly lovee the black Urban Expressions Quilted Megan Bag! quilted bags are soo cute. :-D
#113 Angelyn on 2010-08-02 14:57
Digging the practical Ebisu Leona Messenger!
#114 KGP on 2010-08-02 15:02
LOVE the Jessica Simpson Croco Midtown Satchel !
#115 Amy Carter on 2010-08-02 15:10
Urban Expressions "Constance Tote" is so chic!!! I love it!
#116 Kori on 2010-08-02 15:24
I love Big Buddha Gloria... I love the studded make the bag look classic. elegant and sexy. I can use for all different occation. Love it...
#117 An Nguyen on 2010-08-02 15:34
Absolutely love the Mia Bag by Big Buddha. I love how big it is and ruffles are definitely in!
#118 ali on 2010-08-02 15:50
The Prime Fashionista Tote bag in white is gorgeous!
#119 Saroun Mik (Homepage) on 2010-08-02 15:53
I absolutely love Urban Expressions Quilted Megan Bag. It looks so classy and chic that it can be used anywhere from a classy dinner to a day out.
#120 Masha on 2010-08-02 16:35
My favorite (at the moment, lol) is the Urban Expressions Danielle Hobo. I love the style and color! But I love many more too...
#121 Veronica Vazquez on 2010-08-02 17:28
My favs are the big buddha bags
#122 Sandra Trevino on 2010-08-02 17:35
I love the big buddha bags. Flowers are all the rage right now !
#123 Genese Oliver on 2010-08-02 17:40
Urban Expressions Mimi Bag

It's so cute.
#124 Crea on 2010-08-02 17:49
i love big roomy bags like the rachel berry satchel and vibrant bright bags like the urban expressions
zeppelin studded clutch :-)
#125 rosi on 2010-08-02 17:52
LOVED the Urban Expressions Charlotte Hobo.....I am already a friend/liked...I HOPE I WIN!!!
#126 Casey Ord on 2010-08-02 18:26
I can not say i love a particular bag by a particular designer. I love handbags by it's looks. It has to unique and be able to speak up for itself. If can't do that, then it is not worth my money. As for this pink bag it speaks volume and i want it bad!!
#127 Danielle Orji on 2010-08-02 18:52
I love Urban Expressions' silves tote, as well as Iris & Gladiola by Amy Kathryn

#128 Jenna Leving on 2010-08-02 18:54
i absolutely love their hello kitty stuff!
#129 Courtney Lu on 2010-08-02 18:56
Sabina Drawstring belt Purse in blush is my fav from that website!! :-))
#130 Wilms on 2010-08-02 19:44
Love this bag!!!
#131 Faith O on 2010-08-02 21:17
I am obsessed with bags so i definetaly love & pink is my favorite color.
#132 Sandra a on 2010-08-02 23:47
I love the Urban Expressions Cristina bag.

I follow Baghaus on Facebook.
#133 Nicole Sender on 2010-08-03 00:02
I love the Urban Expressions Ginger Hobo!! The yellow is gorgeous, and of course I love how big it is :-) It is perfect because in my opinion it goes with casual beach shades, and flip flop days, but also would be killer any night on the town with your cutest little black dress and heels. The detailing is just enough for it to be super cute, but also perfect for many diverse looks! Love it & Love Baghaus!! I am already a fan on facebook
#134 Monika L on 2010-08-03 01:39
I love the Big Buddha Hibiscus Shopper. And I'm a fan of on FB.
#135 amy h on 2010-08-03 05:34
I love the Jessica Simpson Escape Studs crossbody bag. A bag like that is big enough that I can carry everything I need for a day out and I don't have to worry about shoulder pain as the day goes on. I'm already a fan on Facebook.
#136 Kristin on 2010-08-03 07:04
I love the Big Buddha bags! They are so adorable and the perfect size!
#137 Elizabeth on 2010-08-03 11:21
I love the Hello Kitty bag they are supper cute and coool. Especially the Radio Hello Kitty bag very convience and useful...
#138 Gemma Nguyen on 2010-08-03 11:23
My fave bag is the fashionista! I like pebbling as much as possible but those colours!
I love the pink~and taupe and grey!
#139 Ebony on 2010-08-03 11:24
i love Big Buddha "Dolce Bag" its so different i would love to win it.
#140 heather on 2010-08-03 13:54
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