Saturday, January 14, 2012

100th Post: IFB, TxSC and Giveaway! \\ CLOSED

***Giveaway is now closed***

Today is a great day for my baby blog! This is my 100th post and it coincides with the 4th "Monthiversary" of my blog and some other very exciting news for  To thank those of you who are here before the hoopla that is coming, I wanted to host an independent giveaway.
The big news first: ScorchingStyle is going to New York Fashion Week and South by Southwest! Or at least to a few fashion blogging conferences in both New York and Austin during those events.  The Independent Fashion Bloggers conference will be held in New York on February 8, the day before Mercedes Benz Fashion Week kicks off and all travel arrangements have been secured.  Then the Texas Style Council will meet in Austin March 9-11 and luckily, that is much more accessible to me.  I am really looking forward to networking with other bloggers about what makes them successful and what they want or don't want to see in blogs.  More than anything, I am very excited at the opportunity to meet so many people that I already follow and feel like I "know!"
I loved the conversations I've had with you here, or via e-mail about my post on Galliano's successor at Christian Dior.  Some of you asked me how I knew some of the history of Christian Dior and his family during WWII.  Well, I've told you before that I am a big nerd and a lover of history, so I'd really just done some research.  And I read this book, Christian Dior: A Biography by Marie-France Pochna.  Imagine my delight when I realized that John Galliano wrote the introduction for this book! How ironic, right? Well, I thought you would like to have it, too! The photos that accompany this book are so beautiful, I could spend hours just looking through it.
I also found this travel journal by Éccole with my favorite quote by Yves Saint Laurent: "Fashion fades; Style is eternal." and it seemed like the perfect accompaniment so that you can write any notes as you read.  So, the winner will receive both the Christian Dior biography and the travel journal.

Rules - (sorry everyone has them, I am no different)

  • You must be following my blog in any way (via RSS, email or GFC). +1

Additional entries will be allowed for anyone that is following via:

  • Twitter +1
  • Instagram +1
  • Pinterest +1
For easiest access, all links to follow are on the sidebar on the right hand side of my blog.


Contest will be closed on Wednesday, January 18th at Midnight CST.  Winner will be chosen at random from all the comments on this post.  This means do not make one comment with all four entries unless you want to only enter once.

Thank you so much for reading my blog and for all the feedback!  Have a terrific weekend!

***Giveaway Update***
Winner is Sabrina! Please e-mail me at: ana{at} to claim your prize.  If I don't hear from you in 48 hours, a new winner will be chosen at random.


  1. Nice! So jealous your going to the IFB conference!!
    I'm following you here and have been for a while now. :)

  2. Wish you so much fun on th IFB conference!!
    Great giveaway.
    xoxo Sabrina


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