Meet Jessica + A Giveaway {Closed}

Today, I want everyone to meet one of my first blogger friends, Jessica, from Here & Now.  We became blog buddies almost a year ago after we discovered our mutual love and adoration for bows. As Jessica says it, we go way back! And what's even more exciting is that she just got engaged a few days ago and I'm so happy for her!


Isn't Jessica adorable? I must confess that sometimes I make up imaginary scenarios where I finally meet some of my favorite blog friends and of course I have totally pictured me and Jessica meeting for coffee. Don't get creeped out guys, you know you do it too. So if we were to finally meet one day, I picture our conversation to go a little something like this...

Yi-chia: Hi Jess! I'm so happy I finally get to meet my favorite bow lover in person. First thing's first, show me that new shiny ring of yours! *shows me her engagement ring, we spend the next 15 minutes gushing over it.* So how are you and Ty?

Jessica: We're great! It's so much fun living with your best friend, but definitely way different than living with girls. Luckily, Ty lets me have free reign of the decorating process, as long as he has pillows he can actually use on the couch, and a place to kick his feet up. We're making the most of our current rental, while dreaming of the day we will have a place of our own. Now that we're engaged, be prepared to see lots of home decor pins along with a few wedding pins popping up here and there!

Yi-chia: Can't wait for you to start planning your wedding! Let's talk fashion. I love that you did the 30x30 challenge. I'm not sure I can bring myself to do it. I feel like my other clothes would get lonely and jealous. How do you stay motivated?


JessicaI love the idea of a 30X30 challenge! I get into outfit ruts where I find something that works and I wear it day after day. The 30X30 really forces you to change up your outfit styling and makes you love your entire closet that much more when you get to use the other 90% of it after the challenge is over. 

Yi-chia: I know that if I were to do this challenge, I'll find that one item that I didn't include and just be dying to wear it. I'm weird like that and not at all as committed as you. But anyway, onto more important things... you recently changed your hair color to red. You look amazing with red hair. I've been dying to know... is it true that red heads have more fun?!

JessicaRed heads spend more time at the salon is what I am learning! Ha! This was my first time venturing into the world of hair dye, and I have to say I am pretty obsessed with my more gingery locks! I think I would have fun no matter what my hair color, but it is pretty awesome catching my reflection and thinking oh, that's different! Just like my attitude glasses, it is a spicy way to kick my daily uniform up a notch!

Yi-chia: So that means yes. Red heads have more fun, let's be honest here. And plus, you got engaged while as a red head. Yay!


Ok, now that I'm done having imaginary convos with myself, Jessica is here with a giveaway. She is giving away $50 to J.Crew! Awesome, right? Who doesn't want to go shopping at J.Crew?!


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Thanks Jessica for letting me pretend that we are real life friends instead of just blog buddies! I hope everyone loves Jessica as much as I do, now go visit her blog

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108 comments:

Nicoleta_B said...

:)))))))))) Such a great look, love. And you are so sweet.

Wish you a wonderful day!

Lots of love,

Nicole

www.nicoleta.me

Victoria Chekanova said...

Joined her blog now. Thank you for sharing this))

http://vformat.blogspot.com

Sweetmona said...

Amezing looks!
http://theartist-mona.blogspot.com.es/2013/03/blackandwhiteagain.html

Katie said...

i love jessica and her blog!!!

caise said...

she has a great style:)

Meredith Sledge said...

I love her outfits!!! I just entered! :)

http://www.meredithsledgeblog.com

Carola Disiot said...

ahahah so funny first pic and love this outfit!!!
Carola

PursesInTheKitchen

Rachel said...

I love Jessica's blog- such a great giveaway!

Sarah Hartley said...

She has such great style!

A Fine Balance said...

YOu are totally right lol, I always wonder what it would be like to meet my blog besties ; )

Alyssa said...

I love Jessica and her blog...and this giveaway. Thanks ladies! xo

Olivia Moone said...

She is adorable and I totally have convos in my head too. No sweat, we are all a little crazy living in our imaginary blog worlds.

Cami
Oliviamoone.blogspot.com

Fabulous Petite said...

First of all I confess, i also pretend to meet some really nice bloggers someday. There should be a blogger conference. this is a fantastic giveaway and I like JCrew too. Jess, congrats on your new engagement. Show us the bling please !!!! Yi-Chia, actually is one of those blogger that follow me when I only have a handful of followers and never did ask to " will you follow me back" . You know you are one of my favorites and hope to meet one day too.

xo
Sam
http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

Color-Block said...

your friend and blogger is adorable love her style
kisses

xx Macie said...

is that a pug in a bag that i am seeing? i think i am seeing a pug in a bag. cuteness explosion.

amen fashion, xo

smk053078 said...

Oh man, you how I love you both! I consider you friends since the beginning. Loved reading your little "chat" today. I wish we could all meet one day and drink wine and talk shop! ;)

Meg Kerr said...

I do the same thing! Let's be virtual best friends shall we? BTW, amazing giveaway! This will be one of those 5,000 entries one. Good thing I got here quick before I got discouraged. Thanks for stopping by my blog! www.thepolishedmonkey.com

s said...

lol imaginary convos!!! awe you are so cute lol!!! I love reading your fun posts =P xO!
www.thehautecookie.com

Kim Alston said...

Jessica is awesome. Congrats on her engagement! I use to love bows.

Annie said...

Jessica is one of my fave bloggers...love her style! And her pugs are too cute :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

DC in STYLE said...

I love Jessica's blog, photos with her adorable puppy always make me smile!
http://dcinstyle.com/

Crazy Style Love said...

Ha ha, the three of us share a love for bows! :) LOVE Jessica's blog and style! Great giveaway too!

xo Jenny

vogueandheels.com said...

Lovely giveaway! I love meeting new bloggers, I will check out her blog.

-Vogue&Heels
vogueandheels.com

Sarah said...

OH you are too funny! Love her hair color, she should definitely keep it for her wedding! :)

Love and Ace said...

Jessica's style is great - thanks for the intro. She has a new follower! x, Kat

Love and Ace
Bloglovin

glamoroza said...

Gorgeous, she's one of my favorite blogger! :)

Xo,
Amor GLAMOROZA.NET

Ashley said...

Jessica is super cute! How adorable is her pug in her bag? Love it..

Xo,
http://sincerelymissashley.blogspot.ca/

JP Lord said...

Totally entered! I love you both!
xx

Allison Jordan said...

Both of you are adorable! Love all these pics. THanks for the introduction!

Corbynn
thesistersinthecity.com

Milex said...

oh how cool!

Natalie said...

Congrats to Jessica!! That's so exciting! And she is the cutest!

Simply Evani said...

She is gorgeous and Congratulations on the enagagement!!! :) I love how you had this completely fabricated conversation, you are too cute. I wish we could meet and have coffee, that would be the BEST.

immerlight said...

She is very sweet and I love her bright outfits! Happy for her future mariage!)
You made an amazing interview!!!)
http://beautyofheworld.blogspot.be/

Nina Rachel said...

she definitely is amazing and very stunning! that first outfit is our favorite:)
lots and lots of love
xxx
http://fromarmanitozurich.blogspot.ch

Olga Zgonnik said...

Haha love your pretend convo!!

www.anightinnyc.blogspot.com

Emmy said...

Hahaha....love the imaginary conversation! And congrats on her engagement:)

Fanny Laerdsen said...

I LOVE her look! So fresh and stylish

Love from London xx

http://lesvoyagesformentlajeunesse.blogspot.co.uk/

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

Haha! Your imaginary conversation cracked me up! :)

FASHION TALES said...

This is great, I have totally thought about that too thinking about scenarios with blogging friends. Loved this post Yi-chia! xx/Madison

Jill J @ Classy with a Kick said...

Love both of you ladies! Great giveaway...who doesn't want $$ to J. Crew??

Jill
Classy with a Kick

Rowan Reiding said...

Congrats with the engagement, Jessica! Love her outfits!

Love,

Rowan

www.redreidinghood.com

Ps: Samen met mijn beste vriendin ben ik een renblog begonnen: www.chicksrunningonkicks.com

Alison Dulaney said...

Thank you for the introduction!! I will have to check out her blog:)

so anthro said...

Love Jessica + her sweet blog, and this is such a fun interview! Thanks for offering the giveaway ladies!
xx, Emily
http://soanthro.com

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Pop Champagne said...

ahh the colors, sigh, something I can't wear here yet, and $50 to J Crew is awesome!

weheartbeautyblog said...

This is so cute! Blogger friends are wonderful :)

xox Lara www.weheartbeautyblog.com

Rebekah Bradford said...

This is such a cute post! Jessica's outfits are awesome too!

http://findingmyinspiration.blogspot.com/

Anouka said...

She's got a great sense of style! I like the blue dress that she's wearing.

LUXESSED

Karen Curtis said...

Great giveaway! I love the blue dress with the scarf!

-Karen
www.yourstylistkaren.com

perfection and harmony said...

Lovely photos, I love this poncho.

I hope you will visit my blog:

http://www.perfection-and-harmony.blogspot.com/

and maybe follow if U like.

Kathleen Harper said...

Aww so cute!! Love this giveaway!
<3
katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

Mara C.G said...

Love your blog! Maybe we could follow each other on GFC? Please leave me a comment, follow me and then I will follow you back!!! For sure!!

Maiken said...

I think I have visited her blog for a couple of times.. anyway, wanted to say I love that pic with a pug in her bag! so cute!

Maiken,
Maikeni blogi - part of me

Maria said...

I love posts like this that introduce us to new blogs! Heading over to her blog now.

xx
M

kitchen.closet.heart

Open Closet said...

Thanks for introducing us to Jessica!

Am2Pm Chic said...

Thanks for introducing Jessica, she has a great style !!
xoxo
Christy

http://www.am2pmchic.com/

Sam said...

Jessica has such beautiful and colourful style! Congrats to her on the engagement!

Aga Guerrero Olesinska said...

What a cute dog
Kisses
Aga

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MrsBitchface said...

love her style!!
congrats tu the future bride!!

xo❤

Meghan Silva said...

How crazy is this I currently have 2 tabs open hers and yours haha love her blog.

xo Meg<3

Sunny & Star said...

She is so adorable and I love that pug.

Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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Kenya Hunter said...

Great looks! Love her style! Thanks for sharing!

xo, Kenya

www.kenyaldesigns.com

Kenya L Fashion Blog

Ricademus said...

I was thinking pretty, but adorable is appropriate as well. :) That's a good imaginary conversation. Do you ever see an interesting character or couple and imagine what their deal is? Where they're from, going, or what they're up to???

Josephine said...

Who doesn't dream up scenarios? I do it all the time! ^^
I practically squealed and then 'aww'ed when I saw the pug in the bag!! >w<
... She's got it in the bag. ;)
Congratulations to her!

http://www.joyjoii.blogspot.com

Head to Toe Chic said...

She has amazing style!! great giveaway :)

xo,
Angela
headtotoechicblog.com

Sandy a la Mode said...

she is soo cute!!! i would love to win this!!!

xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

Amy Fashion Blog said...

I love Jessica blog. Plus see pictures of scott and Doug

Elsha said...

Please let me win, please let me win!! I wish we were friends when I was getting married so you could be that little voice in the back of my head telling me how to make it perfect :)

Jacy said...

Her blog is so cute, and of course this is an amazing giveaway!!

~Jacy

www.laviedelenore.blogspot.com

LyddieGal said...

Jessica is really adorable, and i hope you do get to meet someday!
Chic on the Cheap

Mélo l'imparfaite said...

the dog in the bag : so so cuuute

prettyanddelectable said...

Great outfits, and that little dog is adorable!

trishie said...

I love how she styles her outfits!

Joyce said...

Jessica's blog is so cute, love this post!

Happiness at Mid Life said...

Just recently discovered Jess's blog - she's a sweetheart. I love your imaginary convo with Jess - it's great :)

Alice
www.happinesstamidlife.com

CoastWithMe said...

Aww congrats to your blogging friend on her engagement! Thanks for introducing us to her Yi-Chia! And what an awesome giveaway:)! P.S. I play out scenarios like these in my head too!

Alicia Hadjialexandrou said...

Haha I looove that first picture! So damn cute! And your outfit is really really nice, i adore these colors! xxx

http://www.fashionnarcissism.com/

Esra Estella said...

love your blog. wanna follow each other?

www.esraestella.blogspot.com

Vogue Villain said...

Her outfits are so cute!
Thanks for the sweet comment :)
www.voguevillain.com

liz Harly said...

love your blog x !!

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ashley said...

Love her blog! Such a cute interview.

xo Ashley
http://wwww.ashnfashn.com

Julie, from prosecco to plaid said...

Can't wait to check out Jessica's blog! LOVE that first outfit of hers. xo, Julie

ChatterBlossom said...

She is super cute and you're right, we do all imagine meeting our blog buddies in real life! ;-)
-Jamie
ChatterBlossom

Josele Yap said...

too bad its not international. :(

xx,
http://littledreamersavenue.blogspot.com/

Susie said...

Too cute – I love your imaginary meet-up!

Sea and Swank


Ann said...

She looks so stylish like you,
and I love her outfits
and to me her necklaces are all gorgeous.

Courtney Starr said...

Love her style!

girlavantgarde.com

Camille M said...

i love the pug inside the bag! soo cute! and shes gorgeous too :))

www.passport-to-fashion.com

Richelle Lynn Garn said...

How darling is she?! I love new blogs to follow. Thanks love.

Val said...

Love her casual chic style.

Natalia A said...

She is beautiful and I absolutely adore her dog! :)
I think if I ever got to meet any of my blogging friends, I'd go mute. :D Seriously, I'd be really nervous.

xxx

Rakel said...

nice post ;)

http://alovelystyle.blogspot.com.es/

Josephine said...

Jessica has such fun style, and I love the interview! Congrats to her on her engagement, too :)

<3 Josephine
www.champagnestar.com

Kathleen Lisson said...

Redheads DO have more fun!

what.jess.wore said...

I love her style too! It's a plus that we are both named Jessica. It used to be a point of confusion for me in high school because there were A LOT of Jessica's running around. It also meant more than my fair share of embarrassing moments answering to someone who was not even talking to me. :D

xo,

Jess
What Jess Wore

Jessi said...

She is adorable!! Definitely checking out her blog right now! (the first time I typed that 'now' ended up being 'bow' haha they're on my brain now!)
-Jessi
haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

Pip said...

She is gorgeous and love her style! xx Pip

http://easyoutfitsbypip.blogspot.com

Samantha Nie said...

Her dog is so cute! hehe you're so sweet to do a post about your friend!! Congrats to her on getting engaged!

xx
www.starringsamantha.blogspot.com

Jane said...

I imagine meeting bloggers. It's not that they're a celebrity, but it brings up some anxiety/excitement!

Best,
Jane

Bree TheUrbanUmbrella said...

She's has such great style and is totally gorgeous! Definitely going over to her blog now :)

xoxo Bree
The Urban Umbrella
http://www.theurbanumbrella.com

becks said...

love her style!

www.beckspick.com

curly purplepig said...

great style! I love this post!

Heather said...

I didn't know she got engaged - that's awesome! I love this post :)

XO
Pearls & Paws

tonis said...

Hey! Great post I just came across
your blog and I love it! It would
be amazing if you could visit my blog too.
We can also follow each other if you like! :)
http://teleteskariotakis.gr
http://herakliografeioteleton.blogspot.gr
very nice!!! thanks for sharing

Jenee C. said...

You are soooo adorable, I love that you have imaginery conversations!! I love Jess' style, it's no wonder you ladies get along so well. I just feel like giving you a great big hug after reading all that haha... okay please don't get creeped out.

xx Jenee C.
{camo meets couture}

QueenLina said...

can't wait! :*

http://landing-in-fashion.blogspot.com/

Stacy said...

Beautiful lady!
xoxo
Stacy

http://tastyrumors.blogspot.com/

audrinajulia said...

She has a great sense of style. You are so sweet with your imaginary conversation with her. Well like you how I wish I could able to also meet the blogger friends I know, including you!:) That will be so ecstatic and a day to look forward too.

<3,
Angie
audrinajulia.blogspot.com

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