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Posts for April 28th 2011

One Year Anniversary Giveaway- Ended!

By youngandstylish · April 28, 2011 · 0 Comments ·

*Update 5/6/2011: The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Jenn B who left the winning comment as determined by random.org. Out of 22 eligible entries, she was the winner! Thanks to all who entered the giveaway and thank you again to everybody for reading the blog.

Who would have thought it would all start with a requirement? The assignment was to choose a show in a television genre one was unfamiliar with and by chance, I happened to choose the number one soap on the air, The Young and the Restless. I tuned in during the Sharon and Ashley baby swapping storyline and needless to say, I was immediately hooked. It was no wonder this show had been on the air for over thirty years. And I am sure I am not the only one who is hoping it will stay around for thirty more!

Given my background and knowledge of fashion, I was instantly drawn to the clothes on the show. I found myself spending way too much time looking for a particular dress or a jacket. I came to the conclusion that if I was going to spend my time this way, I might as well  share my finds with others who were likely looking for the same piece. Thus, The Young and the Stylish blog was born.

I want to thank The Young and the Restless wardrobe department because they do a phenomenal job. I also want to thank each and every person who reads the blog. Whether you have requested a particular item, shared an outfit you have found, or left a comment, you have all helped make the blog what it is today. To show my appreciation, I have decided to give away the one item that I have received the most requests for the entire year the blog has been in existence. A necklace so coveted, that it sold out at lightening speed on QVC last summer after Sharon wore it on the soap. A necklace so popular that it even made a recent appearance at Sharon's "funeral."

I present you with the opportunity to win Sharon Case's Pave Starfish Pendant in goldtone from her jewelry collection on QVC called POMP.

(The actual necklace you have a chance to win is the one pictured below. It is brand new and has only been taken out of the package for this photograph. The winner will get everything in the picture. For a description and details about the necklace including the measurements, please visit www.qvc.com )

Here's How to Enter the Giveaway

1. Leave a comment on this post with your email address so that I can contact you if you win.

2. For an extra entry, you can blog about this giveaway and leave the link on a different comment on this post.

3. For an extra entry, you can follow me on twitter (@theyoungstylish) and let me know you are a follower on a seperate comment on this post.

4. For an extra entry, you can tweet about this giveaway (be sure to include @theyoungstylish) and leave another comment on this post saying that you did this.

Basically, each comment will count as one entry. For example, if you leave a comment and blog about this giveaway, you have to leave two different comments on this post to get the two entries. If you only leave one comment saying you did both things, you will only get one entry.

The giveaway is open to U.S. and International readers and will end Thursday, May 5th at 11:59pm EST. I will choose the winner using random.org and he or she will have 48 hours to claim the prize.

You are entering to win one Sharon Case Pave Starfish Pendant Necklace in goldtone. This contest is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with Sharon Case, QVC, POMP, CBS, Sony, or The Young and the Restless in any way. This contest is void where prohibited. The prize is non transferable and may not be exchanged for cash. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact theyoungandthestylish@gmail.com. Thanks and Good Luck!

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Special Request- April 26, 2011 Episode- Jana Hawkes

By youngandstylish · April 28, 2011 · 0 Comments ·

On this episode of The Young and the Restless, Jana wears a floral printed dress with a blue bow at the waist. Is it ironic that the dress makes her look like a Stepford wife? Funnily enough, her recent actions have proved she's anything but perfect. Jana better enjoy her freedom while she still can because that dress may be the last thing she wears before an orange jumpsuit. Or better yet, a straight jacket.

Secluded Garden Dress by Darling

$89.99 at ModCloth.com

Special Request- April 19, 2011 Episode- Sofia Dupre

By youngandstylish · April 28, 2011 · 0 Comments ·

On this episode of The Young and the Restless, Sofia is wearing a confetti printed dress. There is no doubt that when Malcolm finds out about the pregnancy, the new bride is questioning her spotty past. Seeing as how she slept with her fiance's brother not too long ago, Sofia is likely wondering who the father is. Whether you blame this on simple lack of judgement or the writers' penchant for recycled storylines, one thing is certain: her dress is fabulous.

She appears to be wearing the Jones Wear Monet Confetti Dress (pictured below) that retails for $138.00. Unfortunately, it is no longer available online.

To get her look, see these similar dresses.

Diane von Furstenberg Yonni leopard-print jersey maxi dress

$325.00 at Net-A-Porter

French Connection - Orchard Jersey Dress

$119.00$95.20 by French Connection at Zappos


Angie Printed V-Neck Dress

$29.00 at Dillard's

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