December 12, 2012

Oldie But a Goodie (plus a givaway!)

Coat: ASOS (last year), Top: Aritzia c/o, Shorts: Zara, Shoes: Via Spiga, Chunky Necklace: Ily Couture, Sunglasses: Karen Walker, Lipstick: MAC Diva. 
Jazzed up a few basics (is it weird that I consider these faux leather shorts a basic?) with this statement necklace from Ily Couture. In celebration of the holidays, Ily Couture & I have an amazing giveaway for you: your choice of any item from their shop.

To Enter
1. Follow their blog
2. Follow them on twitter.
3. Leave a comment with your name and once the winner is selected, you could choose any item your heart desires.
Winner will be selected next Wednesday! Good luck!
Photos by: Keith Hodne



  • Tinacious Me

    Love your shoes! The purple tinge is so pretty!

  • emily anne-maire

    following and i would loove to win!!

  • Maira

    I follow and i love their items…. everything!

  • Natalie Hodak

    adorbs! love all the things going on in this outfit 🙂


  • Paula

    Paula c:

    (Following both twitter and blog)

  • Alissa

    I follow both! Their items are always the best!

  • Anna Kurganevich

    Ohh I like it very much!!!

  • Cathy

    Count me in on this giveaway! Following Ily Couture via GFC and twitter 🙂
    LOVE the necklace that you are wearing!

    Cathy Showan

  • Aurélie and Angelo

    Love your coat!

  • GlamorousGirl

    wow,that's awesome! i'm in! and btw I LOVE your coat!
    Iliyana Licheva

  • Kellie Rose

    Love Ily! Following them (and you) on twitter and bloglovin!

  • Emily

    Your necklace is gorgeous! I hadn't heard of this brand before so I'm glad I know them now – they have so many cool pieces. I'm following their blog and Twitter and would love to win!


  • Milna Mandusic

    I'm loving the shorts and your coat!

    Join my >> GIVEAWAY <<

  • Sofia

    I love your outfit !

  • Jillian H,

    Followed!! And I am loving your coat!! That color is to die for!

  • Jillian H,

    Followed!! And I am loving your coat!! That color is to die for!

  • Kylie Dalton

    Adore this look! Followed on twitter and bloglovin' 🙂

  • Classy~

    Amazing! I loove your coat! I'm entering the giveaway! I followed them and my name is Ivelina Yordanova

  • Ángeles

    Un abrigo precioso!
    Un beso.

  • ravenlocks

    I consider my leather shorts a basic as well…LOL! I don't think that's weird at all 😉

    I followed through GFC, but I don't have a twitter. Hope this still counts.

  • Cat Got Dressed

    I actually love the statement necklace you linked to but also the turquoise drop earrings 🙂


    *following their blog!

  • Cat Got Dressed

    *following their twitter!


  • Sarah Stanfield

    Great outfit! I adore your coat!

    The Purse Snatcher 

  • Claudja Williams

    great way to bring summer clothes into winter!

  • Kate H

    I follow their blog on Google Reader! I am in love with the Shine Necklace.

  • Rachelle

    Love this coat, great outfit.

  • Carol

    love that coat honey! a lot ♥

  • Courtney Churchill

    I just love you and ILY Couture!! Of course i follow you both!

  • Rachel Lynne

    Yup, yup this coat is FABULOUS!

    Rachel’s Lookbook

  • Kristi

    Such a cute look on you! I'm in love with the shorts and tights look – you wear it so well xoxo from LA

  • Brittney

    Following!! Love their stuff!


  • Jodi Brown

    I follow IC on Bloglovin and twitter. I would love to win that necklace.


  • Andrea

    i love the coat! it has such an amazing colour!

  • kirsten bent

    following them, would love to win!

  • Jen

    Fabulous giveaway! What a wonderful way to celebrate the Holiday season by giving to others!! Kudos to you both!

    twitter @ohjenb

  • Toni Styles

    Gorgeous outfit – love the coat and top! <3

  • Adele

    Gorgeous colour coat Helena!
    Happy Wednesday Hun xoxo

  • Natali

    Such a gorgeous pair of shoes! The coat is perfection too 🙂

  • Fashionably Broke

    Love IC!

    Fab giveaway!

    The Fashionably Broke

    (Natalie Pinto –

  • Mrs. Moxie

    followed 🙂

    thanks helena!

  • Jameil

    I'd love to win!

  • monkeyshines ♥

    beautiful coat!


  • Elissa

    I follow on bloglovin and now on twitter too
    I'd choose your necklace!


    Love that coat! I've been looking for one that color.

  • milana2078


  • hillarychristine

    Great giveaway! And I love the coat.

  • Anonymous

    ok so this is great! i'm actually from greece and i could never buy such a thing!

  • Anonymous

    my name is aspasia and i;m from patras this giveaway is great

  • Isabel

    thanks for the giveaway! i follow their blog on gfc: and i follow them on twitter @sheersparkle

  • Hope Howland

    Followed on both! I love your coat… its gorgeous!

  • Anonymous

    hi i'm andy papasimakopoulou !!!my mail is !

  • B Allen @ What2Wear

    Um that coat is gorgeous!
    Brooke @ what2wear

  • Anonymous

    hi i'd love to win this giveaway!!!

  • Josephine

    Great giveaway! Love your look, too. I'd consider those shorts a basic. They're too awesome not to 🙂

    <3 Josephine

  • Hunter Style

    What a fantastic giveaway and Happy holidays from Hunter Style!

  • Anonymous what a giveaway!

  • popcornandpandas

    Love that chunky necklace from ILY Couture!


  • Stephanie Lam

    Faux leather shorts are definitely a basic!! 🙂



    I absolutely love this. The hue in your ankle booties plus that army green jacket is perfection.

    XoXo Brenna

  • Brittany Whiteside

    Followed both the twitter and the blog!

  • Mary Katherine Brown

    Followed both to enter the giveaway. Their stuff is so cute!

    Mary Katherine

  • I'm A Love Addict

    Dosta Radnjanska
    Following them.

  • Styleclouds

    I love this look! I just posted a look with the same shorts – how funny! xo, Christina

  • Trina Mock

    LOVE your coat! Following Ily by email and Twitter!


  • Carmen

    Great shoes 🙂

  • Ashley Taylor

    That coat is stunning. I love it!

    xo Ashley

  • Sofia Donatelli

    Hi Helena,
    Great outfit. So chic and stylishly as always.

    If you get a sec, let me know what you think of my latest post.


  • Donna

    Love the color of the coat!

  • Larissa U

    Great Giveaway !


    LOVE! We're doing a giveaway too! Click here to enter:

  • Ali

    thanks for the giveaway!


  • H. Wood

    Following both! Thanks

  • Kristalaine

    Following both!!! Love that necklace!! And your coat!!!


    ::Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway running until 12/21::

  • Onyxsta

    WOW! This look is absolute perfection!



  • Anonymous

    Amazing ! I Love your style! All of them! Keep the fingers crossed!


  • Erin

    Love it! Followed @erinleighstevie
    – erin_LS[at]

  • Anonymous

    Im already dreaming of the nude posh peacoat. Funny I was just looking for ily couture on bloglovin yesterday so I could follow her blog and couldnt find her. Happy to be following her now! Thanks for being an inspiration Helena! xoxo

    Lili Rousso

  • expandedhorizon

    Following them both now! Would love to win!


  • melissa ward

    Amazing coat!!!! Great color on u

  • Shoegal Out In The World

    Great coat & shoes…

    xo, Violeta

  • Bettina

    I love these Zara shorts, they totally should count as basics!

  • Marie Pap.

    this coat is marvelous!

    Marie Papadiamantopoulou

  • Unknown

    Blanca Adams

    Following Both Blog & Twitter 🙂

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    Sarah H.
    I seriously lust after that necklace every time you wear it! I already have an outfit in mind 🙂

  • Christina G.

    Awesome giveaway! Thanks so much and Happy Holidays!

  • Veronica

    I follow both the blog and on twitter.

    Veronica Guy

  • Margo

    Love the chunky ILY Couture necklace and the shorts/tights combo!

  • Lindsay

    I love Ily Couture. I already follow their blog, have for a while. I don't have a Twitter account. They have awesome accessories!


  • monique

    monique montagnese

    (followed the blog on email. thanks for the giveaway!)

  • Debbie

    I'm following their blog and twitter!

  • martha_susan

    Loving their blog and now following on Twitter.
    Cutest family ever.

    marthasusanmorris @

  • Rosa | Red Velvet + Leopard

    Now following on Twitter. 🙂

  • fran

    you're just the best


  • Isabelle Dufour

    Thanks for the giveaway !
    Isabelle Dufour
    following on twitter and the blog 😉

  • Mira

    Amazing look. Love your fabulous coat <3



  • Miki

    Following via GFC: Miki Mouse
    Twitter name: PlaygroundLoove

    i would buy this red coat:

  • Krizia

    Loving the trench coat!

    x Krizia

    Shark Attack – Fashion Blog

  • Elvina Mance

    GFC: elvina mance
    Twitter: elvi mance

  • Anonymous

    I love giveaways!


  • Jessica Gleason

    Awesome giveaway!!! I hope I win!

    Jessica Gleason

  • Megan Davis

    Great giveaway 🙂 I love their basilissa necklace — perfect for the holidays.

  • Corlines

    I follow her blog, her twitter (@huddyma) and I'd love to win!

  • Nikki Berezay

    Following their blog and following them on twitter! Hope I win 🙂

  • ChickadeeSays

    Following her blog and twitter! (@chickadeeSays)!

  • Deidra

    a fun giveaway! -Deidra

  • K

    Love your blog, and love Ily Couture, it's just out of budget, but a win would be amazing!! I love all of their items.
    Thank you for the chance to win!

  • the contessa

    Love it all and especially that necklace. Following on both. Fingers crossed!

  • Elyse

    What a great giveaway! *fingers crossed*

  • liz m-n

    Following both! How fun!
    -liz mn

  • Norma

    Already follow them on Bloglovin and Twitter.
    Amazing products! Jewellery and those cute sweatshirts


  • Jason Primrose

    Love this post, the outfit is stunning!! I would totally wear that jacket!
    – Jason Primrose

    hope I get selected <3

  • Mandy DeTurk

    Great coat! I follow Hello Fashion's blog and twitter! Great giveaway!

  • Elizabeth McCormick

    Love the shorts! Following them now! Thanks!
    Great giveaway- Love Ily Couture!!

  • Diana

    Super classy!!

    ~~♥ ♥ ♥~~

  • Nadia Cruz

    Following both! Thanks for such a fab giveaway!!


  • luv2smilexo

    GFC: cmarielmbrt
    Twitter: chris_2_tina

    thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  • Jessica Harvey-Taylor

    Love the coat, the shades and the shoes. Smashing outfit! Following on both twitter and the blog.

  • Julie Khuu | Haute Khuuture

    Omigosh…such a delish giveaway! Following them on both!


    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  • ktaylorharman

    In love with that coat! This is a great giveaway..
    xoxo, Taylor

  • Erin

    That coat is just amazing!!!


  • Danielle Cooper

    Follow both and love ILY Couture. Thanks for the giveaway!


  • lzab

    Hi! Thanks for the giveaway. I follow the blog via my Google Reader and I followed them via twitter (@lzabadal). Thanks!


  • S.D.

    I follow their blog and them on twitter (@samdeschesnes on twitter)
    The Pia Black Classic Handbag is amazinnnnng!

  • Jaclyn

    Really lovely as always, I especially love the mixed fabric top!

  • Joe

    You look great in black tights!

  • Anonymous

    ♥ your shoes!!

  • Naina

    This is miraculous! Oh, the bling the bling.


  • Unknown

    Love your streamlined shorts and tights!

    Katy Penrod

  • Lesti

    Great giveaway 🙂


  • Marie-Eve

    I want that necklace ! It's amazing ! I love Ily Couture !!!
    Follow on GFC and on twitter (@aprettynest)
    My Blog – A Pretty Nest

  • Brittany Wolters

    What a fabulous giveaway! I followed them via GFC and on twitter! You are too too fabulous! xoxo

    Brittany Wolters

  • Stephanie

    Love love love! There's nothing better than being able to pull out an "old" coat from your closet and find new ways to wear it! I would never throw this gem of a coat out, with its awesome shoulder and neck!

  • Sandi

    Following on GFC and Twitter!

  • Samantha

    Hello! I follow the blog via Google Friend Connect and on Twitter (@SamanthaJonesPR). Thanks for the fun giveaway!


  • nellyrubyshoes

    Followed both, thank you!

    Jenelle (@JenelleBasten)

  • Maya F

    I love your shoes; they are a really cool color. BTW, I followed via GFC and Twitter!
    The Metallic Lady

  • rainesmom

    Just spent 20 mins on the Ily Couture website – love love love! Following their blog 'Hello Fashion' via GFC (Kim Pincombe-Cole) and Ily Couture twitter (@kimpcole).
    Great giveaway!
    ~ Kim Pincombe Cole

  • Christina Agostinho

    Following ILY Couture. Such a great giveaway!!!


  • Deirdre

    I follow ILY Couture on Twitter and via GFC. Thanks so much for the chance to win. XO


  • mg

    This would be fabulous to win! I now follow both their twitter and blog. Thanks!!

  • Caroline Massey

    Love your necklace! I would love to win!


  • Residentialred

    Love your outfit!
    Happy Holidays


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  • Lana

    Love this necklace!!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Paige

    Such a great giveaway, thank you!
    I actually already follow Ily Couture's blog + twitter 🙂 I'm such a fan of the brand!

  • Yvette | Classic Glam Blog

    Great great awesome giveaway! 🙂


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