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Win Cool Stuff: I Love Blocks Contest

UPDATE: And the winner of our "I Love Blocks Contest" is......MARIKO!! Congratulations Mariko, and thanks to everyone who participated. Check back daily cuz we have more cool contests coming soon!

Win this bracelet

PLEASE NOTE: This contest has ended.

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We're proud to announce our very first Budget Babe giveaway! Tell us your favorite accessory in the comment section below and one, lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive a free handmade Power Bracelet (shown above) from I Love Blocks!

I Love Blocks is a quirky-cool collection of unique jewelry with a modern, indie edge created by the talented designer Irina Blok. The Power Bracelet, one of her best-selling items, is made from shrink plastic (yup, shrinky dinks!), coated with polish for durability, and connected with sterling silver rings and toggle clasp. Retail value: $35

Be sure to use a valid email address and include info(at) in your address book so we can contact you if you're the winner. Comments must be posted by 11:59 a.m. on December 4 to be eligible to win. The winner will be announced on December 5.

P.S. Special thanks to jewelry maker Irina Blok for making this contest possible!
My favorite accessory is....handbags!
I currently have a collection of about 30 purses, clutches, totes, etc. And, yes, I DO coordinate with every outfit I wear!
#1 Crystal on 2007-11-28 08:42 (Reply)
My favorite accessory is....

my black kukui nut necklace from Hawaii! I absolutely love it, i wear it with everything! From a distance it just looks like a chunky bead necklace but when you get closer you realize the shapes are more organic, and I really like that- just love it!
#2 Peaches (Homepage) on 2007-11-28 10:28 (Reply)
My favorite accessory is...
Scarves! Vintage scarves, really bright ones from H&M, designer scarves, anything!
I tie them around my neck and go!
#3 Ivy on 2007-11-28 13:24 (Reply)
Against the better advice of the Babe herself, my favorite accessory is my ankle bracelet. When you're built with little tree stubs for legs, a delicate ankle bracelet with a pair of heels makes that area look far less stumpy.
#4 Shelle on 2007-11-28 14:35 (Reply)
Hi! I love wearing earrings or ankle bracelets. Ankle bracelets dress up the feet! And earrings make a woman feel like a woman in sweats or a pretty frock! :-)

Good Luck!
#5 radha on 2007-11-28 16:28 (Reply)
Are shoes an accessory? I mean, you need them to leave the house, so they really are a necessity.:-)

In any case, my answer is shoes. Classic, beautiful, footwear of all varieties.
#6 romi on 2007-11-28 18:41 (Reply)
Mine is a hairpin with little blue crystals all over it. It's beautiful and very special because I got it in London a few years ago, and my husband proposed to me during that trip :-)
#7 cathy (Homepage) on 2007-11-28 19:20 (Reply)
My favorite acessory would have to be the amazing vintage jewlewlry i all over Asia, Japan, Singapore, and Korea. My absolute favorite find is a brass necklace with the shadow cutout of a little girl holding three balloons. I can pair it with anything and it adds a nice whimsical touch to the outfit.
#8 Kerri on 2007-11-28 21:18 (Reply)
My favorite accessory is my diamond stud earrings. no matter what the outfit is, these always look perfect and pull the look together.
#9 Mu on 2007-11-28 23:55 (Reply)
It is so hard to come up with a favorite accessory. With the cold weather, scarves are a must! As for jewelry, my diamond studs go with everything.
#10 Nimmi on 2007-11-29 00:22 (Reply)
My favorite accessory would have to be my pearl earrings. They're a classic that go with everything.
#11 Mariko on 2007-11-29 02:08 (Reply)
I love a great handbag! Can't go wrong :-)
#12 erin on 2007-11-30 17:05 (Reply)
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