Event // Scarf Swap!

June 13, 2011
i’ve got a super fun blog-event to announce today!
i got together with a few of my best gal-pal bloggers
[jentine!] [katy!] [kendi!]  * 
and we created something fun and easy 
that can help you spice up your summer wardrobe…
you ready?

it’s no secret that i LOOOOVE scarves
(proof here, here, here & here)
so we made up a way to share the love with others
and meet some new friends at the same time!
see the details below & please feel free to spread the word!
here’s how it works:
    + sign-ups start today and go through sunday the 19th at noon 
    + send your full name, mailing address, email address & blog URL (if you have one)
     to jessie [at] theconcretecatwalk [dot] com  
    + participants will be connected with another blogger 
    and notified of their matches on monday, june 20th
    + everyone who joins should be able to find and send a scarf 
    to their match by the end of this month
    + every one is encouraged to post about the scarf they’ve received 
    and link back to the person who sent it
    (however, non-bloggers are MORE than welcome to participate!)
    a few guidelines:
    + the swap is open to residents of the US and Canada
    + the scarves should be of good taste, and in great condition. 
    vintage, new, second-hand… whatever you’d like to send, 
    please make sure that it is also something that you would like to receive
    (while still keeping the purchase price under $10)
    + the scarves don’t have to be real silk, 
    but please look for the silky square or rectangular shaped ones 
    (like the ones featured in our posts) vs. any type of winter scarves.
    + please ONLY sign-up if you are absolutely sure you can participate.  
    i would hate for anyone who joins us to have to go without a scarf!

    stay tuned to see the scarves 
    that kendi, jentine, katy & i
    swapped amongst ourselves 
    and are including in posts this week.
    please feel free to let me know if you have any questions,
    and let’s start swapping!

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  • Reply Amanda Y June 13, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    What a fantastic idea! I love it. Sadly I can’t participate as I am in the UK- do you know of UK bloggers keen on doing something like this?

    Ps. Love your blog and style. Beautiful!

  • Reply Francesca June 13, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    very cool- i might just have to do this!!


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  • Reply Lenore @ Lather. Write. Repeat. June 13, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    Great idea! I’m in!


  • Reply jennifer June 13, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    love it! already emailed you.

  • Reply Le Quaintrelle June 13, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    oh, this sounds so fun! I’m in!

  • Reply Terri June 14, 2011 at 2:11 am

    I’m still thinking about the swap–I tend to like my scarves more funky than functional.

  • Reply vanda June 14, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Love the IDEA, love scarves…who knows, maybe one day I am lucky!!! Of course I leave in Greece, but that’s just a small geographic detail!
    Love your blog.following this very instante.

  • Reply JB / Sunshine With Everything June 14, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    So fun! I live in London UK though so can’t participate! Great idea though!x

  • Reply jessie @ the concrete catwalk June 14, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    wheee! seems to be pretty well received so far! we’ve already got over 75 signed up! :)

  • Reply Elle Croft June 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Hey! Looks like there are a few of us in the UK who want to do this – if I can get a few people interested we can do our very own! Let me know if you’re keen! Great idea Jessie!

  • Reply Olivia June 15, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    Great idea! I’m excited to see what comes.

  • Reply Patti June 16, 2011 at 2:50 am

    This is such a great idea. I just signed up & I can’t wait to search for the perfect scarf for a new blogger friend <3.

  • Reply FEATHER BEAR VINTAGE BLOG June 16, 2011 at 7:34 am

    love it, love it!

  • Reply One Girl July 2, 2011 at 3:38 am

    I just completed my post on my scarf swap! This was so much fun. Great idea!


  • Reply Inez| Style Chic 360 July 5, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    What a great idea!

  • Reply Kate July 6, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    My swap partner and I both completed out scarf stylings today! You can check out the posts here:

    Thanks again for hosting such a fun project!

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