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acorn footwear giveaway

December 17, 2012

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Acorn has always been one of my favorite footwear companies. their slippers, boots and socks are not only incredibly cozy and comfy, but they’re cute and stylish, too! though i have owned several pairs of Acorns over the years, my all time favorite is the crosslander boot and today, i’m beyond excited to offer a pair to one of you lucky readers!


these boots are perfect for keeping your feet warm and comfy this winter. i love that they’re stylish enough to wear out, but comfy enough to wear as a house slipper (and perfect for chilly floors like mine!).  Acorn is also working hard to be as eco-friendly as possible, so i thought you might like a run down of their latest stats (they even offer vegan certified shoes!):

sustainable materials used throughout their collections:

•  organic cotton terry
•  hemp
•  recycled PET polyester
•  TPR outsoles using up to 25% recycled content
•  Policork™ molded insoles made of 70% recycled materials
•  CFC-free PU molded footbeds and recycled content in the outsoles
•  CFC-FREE PU molded footbeds
•  ISA Leathers

giveaway from acorn

this winter, Acorn is also working hard to make a difference for children across the country. throughout the month of december, Acorn will donate one dollar to the boys & girls clubs of america for every pair of Acorn slippers and shoes sold in-store and online as part of its ‘love to grow on’ campaign! the funds raised through Acorn’s campaign will support the boys & girls clubs of america programs that promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.

ACORN boots giveaway

about the crosslander boots. these boots have a soft, water-repellent outside and are fully lined with soft sherpa fleece on the inside for warmth and durability. the footbed has a contoured, removable eva insole with anatomic arch support and a rubber outsole with hand-pressed natural jute for a great non-slip traction.


deadline: giveaway will end friday, december 21st at 10am, eastern standard time. the winner will be drawn using a random number generator and announced on this post shortly after.

to enter: head on over to Acorn, and check out their footwear. then come back here and leave a comment letting us know why you would love to have a pair of these boots.

additional ways to enter:

>> like both going home to roost and Acorn on facebook, and leave another comment here letting us know you did so.

>> share on twitter and use handles @gohometoroost and @ACORNfootwear. then come back here and leave another comment letting us know you did so.

>> share on pinterest and include hashtags #acornfootwear & #goinghometoroost. come back here and leave another comment with the url of your pin.



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i’ve been scouring the web for a new pair of fall shoes, so i thought i would put together a round up of the ones that caught my eye. have you bought any great fall shoes lately?

favorite fall picks - shoes edition

1: aligning up flats – $29.99
2: in no time flat – $29.99
3: kimchi blue barnaby – $39
4: lucky fats – $49.99

favorite fall picks - shoes edition

1: cinnamon scones heel – $49.99
2: sweet on sweets heel – $59.99
3: every walking moment – $39.99
4: mango your own way – $69.99
5: maytal oxford heels – $54.99
6: always chipper heel – $110.99
7: kitten heel pump – $65
8: bdg kitten heel – $49

favorite fall picks - shoes edition

1: peep toe wedge – $34.99
2: cooperative platform wedge – $59
3: christina lace up heels – $84.99
4: illi tweed wedge – $55.99
5: two birds t-strap – $99.99
6: all dressed up heel – $94.99

favorite fall picks - shoes edition

1: head to your taos boot – $139.99
2: cowboy boot – $29.99
3: fleet of foothill boot – $159.99

do you have any favorite picks for fall?

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skinny jeans & big sweaters

name brand newbies: anthropologie look, bloomingdale’s sweater & knits, 7 for all mankind look, urban skinny jeans

skinny jeans & big sweaters

get the look for less! indie alternatives:

row 1: sweater leggings, vintage buttercup sweater

row2: vintage rose sweater, ruched leggings, slouchy sweater

row 3: black stilleto boots, pazzo boots, winter wool sweater

happy friday! love, bonnie

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fall trendspotting: faux fur

October 13, 2010

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welcome to day three of fall trendspotting: faux fur! in case you missed it, we’ve also looked at fall plaids and cool weather dresses.  stay tuned the rest of the week for vintage and handmade alternatives to trendy name brand newbies!

fall trendspotting: faux fur

name brand newbies: anthropologie coat, free people boots, urban outfitters coat, bloomingdale’s hat

fall trendspotting: faux fur

vintage replacements: 80’s bianca coat, vintage london fog coat, woolen coat with fur trim, vintage collar, eskipades ski boots, 70’s burnt sienna coat, faux fur beret, 70’s eskimo booties, faux fur shrug

as my mom would say: “funny how things come back around, huh?”

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