January 6, 2016

GIVEAWAY: Enter to win a $100.00 gift certificate from Violet Vixen


The holiday season might be wrapping up for most of us this week, but that doesn't mean that the festive spirit has to end entirely, too. I know how busy, and at times even stressful, the past few weeks have been for many of us and as such, I really wanted to offer all of you a fantastic giveaway to usher in 2015 with.

For this inaugural blog giveaway of 2016, I'm absolutely delighted to have teamed up for the first time ever with popular online American vintage reproduction, alternative, steampunk, and goth fashion purveyors, Violet Vixen.

Their frequently updated shop is chock-a-block full of the kind of fun, fashionable, timelessly lovely offerings (sourced from an array of different brands) that so many of us go weak in the knees for.

With everything from novelty prints to timeless florals, dresses to tops, corsets to handbags, and offerings for both men and women, Violet Vixen is a delightful site with a wide away of products that are sure to appeal to just about any vintage, pinup, rockabilly, retro, steampunk/Victorian Industrial, or alternative fashion fan.



{Just a small sampling of Violet Vixen's fabulous (current) products, any one of which might be an ideal choice to put your $100.00 gift certificate towards, if you happen to be the winner of this exciting giveaway. From top left to bottom right: Hawaiian Sidecar Dresss | Dragon Lace Pink Cupcake Corset | Betsy Pink Sparrow Gumball Purse | Cherry Blossom Plus Size Dress}



In addition to very generously offering one lucky Chronically Vintage reader the chance to a $100.00 gift certificate (voucher), the lovely folks at Violet Vixen also kindly sent me a cuter-than-cute Flamingo Fun Skirt to review, which I will be sharing here with all of you in an upcoming outfit post in early 2016.

(As mentioned here last week, we've continued to experience snowfalls here everyday as of late, which makes shootings quite dangerous for our photographic equipment, otherwise I'd be posting snaps of myself in this charmingly lovely skirt here today; again, watch of them a wee bit further on in the year.)


Giveaway Details:

This giveaway, which is open to readers worldwide, is for one $100.00 USD gift certificate/store voucher from Violet Vixen, which will be put towards merchandise on their website.

Violet Vixen has informed me that they will also provide shipping cost coverage up $35.00 for those outside of the USA.

Just to clarify that point, if you are the winner and you live outside of the USA, your gift certificate can be put towards up to $100.00 in merchandise and then if three are shipping costs beyond that $100.00 value, Violet Vixen will cover such shipping costs up to a total of $35.00 (this is due to the fact that their shipping prices run on the steeper side for those outside of the US).

The giveaway is taking place between today's date (Wednesday January 6th) and 11:59 PST on Wednesday January 13, 2016, with the winner being drawn and contacted via email (as well as possibly announced on social media) shortly thereafter.

If you've like to enter, please feel free to do with as many of the following Rafflecopter options as you desire.

The only one that is mandatory for entry is that you leave a comment on this post, the rest are entirely optional. The more that you enter, the greater your odds of winning.

Should you happen to have any questions about this giveaway, drop me an email and I'll be happy to answer them as best I can for you.



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A huge thank you to Violet Vixen for this wonderful giveaway opportunity, and the very best of luck to all those who enter!!!

93 comments:

  1. What a wonderful giveaway! I recently had the opportunity to drool over the Violet Vixen merchandise but I have to say that the international shipping costs were a bit prohibitive for me... so this givaway is just perfect! That's so great of them to be willing to help with the shipping costs of an nternational winner!

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  2. Wonderful, I love a spontaneous giveaway and this shop looks fab. Looking forward to seeing the skirt :) x

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  3. my favorite item from violet vixen is the iced cherry mimosa dress. SO pretty!

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  4. Thank you for the giveaway! I would not have really looked at this company because they look much more into steam punk and burlesque, but the items you found were so cute. My favorite is the cherry blossom dress.

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  5. Oh wow! This is so awesome and a cool shop! I LOVE the flamingo skirt and can't wait to see it on you and your review! :)

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  6. My favorite things from their site ... so far ... the bat parasol, Batty Nights Purse, Beloved Cameo Scoopneck shirt, and the Cherry Bomb Skirt.

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  7. Ooohh!! These items are so lovely. The Hawaiian dress floats my boat. Never heard of this company before; thanks for the tip.

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  8. What a cool shop! I love all of the steampunk boots and accessories.

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  9. I am so excited, I never saw this shop before! I love the Cherry Bomb skirt, it's so awesomely 40s with that gorgeous waist.

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  10. Ooo, vintage/retro/Steampunk attire! I shall now enter this contest. :-)

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  11. Ooh, sounds like a fun giveaway!

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  12. I love the Misty Floral Brocade Corset - so elegant!

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  13. My dear Jessica, thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity! I have indeed entered your generous giveaway :) How I love their swet dresses! Hugs to you!

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  14. Love the opportunity to win something. Looking at the shop there is lots to play with

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  15. I like the steampunk skirts and the parasols

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  16. Hard to choose, the colours they use are perfect, but I'd have to go with the cherry bloosum dress, although they have some items that defiantly intrigue my goth side!!

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  17. I like the Dragon Heart Brown Corset. :)

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  18. I love the bat parasol but it's so hard to pick one favorite! :)

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  19. Love VV! Great giveaway Jess, thanks!

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  20. My favorite item is the Hands Off Cardigan

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  21. I adore the Kraken's revenge Lizzy dress. Thank you the the awesome giveaway!

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  22. I'm in loooove with the Burlesque Glimmer Beaded Black Corset! It's so gorgeous.. Instant Dita von Teese burlesque glamour.

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  23. I like the OCEAN STEAM WAIST TRAINER UNDERBUST.

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  24. So Exciting!! I really like the Cherry Blossom Dress.

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  25. I like the flamingo fun skirt best. http://thevioletvixen.com/clothing/flamingo-fun-skirt/

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  26. I'm a new follower! Definitely entering this contest!

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  27. I'm a new follower! Definitely entering this contest :)

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  28. I'm loving the #VioletVixen Emerald green brocade plus size corset, and the butterfly birdie blooms skirt. :D

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  29. Oh my goodness the Jailhouse Candy Waist Training Underbust is absolutely GORGEOUS! I would love one! :)

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  30. Thanks for the lovely giveaway! I think my favourite would have to be the Hawaiian Sidecar Dress!

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  31. A giveaway? Count me in!

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  32. Great giveaway kicking off 2016! I wasn't familiar with Violet Vixen, but I'll definitely check them out now!

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  33. I'll take the Iced Mimosa Skirt, although those steampunk fashions are pretty fabulous!

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  34. I like the Cherry Blossom Dress.

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  35. Appreciate the giveaway and can't wait to see the Flamingo skirt review!

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  36. Appreciate the fantastic giveaway! I adore all of the corset dresses!

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  37. I like the flamingo fun purse.

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  38. I really like the Mia Tia Skies Dress. But I'm also in love with the Pretty in Polka Dots Sleeveless Dress!

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  39. Chained Up Ruffles Steampunk Midnight Skirt

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  40. I can't wait to read your review!

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  41. Oops hit send too quickly. My fav item from the site is the rainbow zebra tights!

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  42. Oh my goodness, how on earth can I choose just one favourite thing? I think I like the Symbology Split Hoodie best of all, although the Zombie Bunny Hellbilly dress is a very close second. I didn't even look at the shoes, far too dangerous for a shoe-addicted lass like myself.

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  43. I can't wait to look at all the goodies on the site! Thank you, Jessica and Violet Vixen.

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  44. Ohh, such a lot of lovely dresses!
    I´d definitely know what to do with my win!
    Thanks for this beautiful give-away

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  45. Good morning dear Jessica,

    That is a very pretty skirt you received (I clicked on the link to see it). I look forward to seeing what you will wear with it :)

    I love dresses because of their simplicity - to tucking or arranging. I think I would choose the Iced Cherry Mimosa Dress if I were to win.

    Thank you for sharing this giveaway with us.

    Hugs,
    ♥Hope

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  46. Sounds like fun -- some very pretty dresses, especially the Pretty in Polka Dots and the Hawaiian Sidecar.

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  47. That Iced Cherry Mimosa dress! Soooo cute!

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  48. Love that skirt and the corset! This is a great giveaway, so I'll keep my fingers crossed!

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  49. What a generous giveaway so early in the year, whoever wins it is sure to be one lucky person!

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  50. For someone with more simple tastes in clothing, I have to admit that I love some of the more eclectic and bright pieces here, especially that Cherry Blossom dress! Gorgeous.

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  51. I would love the DAZZLING DAMES heels in midnight.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  52. What a lovely giveaway, thank you for the opportunity!

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  53. Throwing my virtual hat in the ring...such a nice thing to do!
    Thanks!

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  54. I like the Absolute Cotton Candy Pink-White Corset.

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  55. lOVE THE VINTAGE CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES THAT YOU SHARE! AND A HUGE THANKS TO YOU AND HER FOR MAKING SOMEONES DAY!!! BLESSINGS!

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  56. Love the Gothic Ruffle Skirt in Black.

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  57. Ooh, that Hawaiin Sidecar Dress is divine- definitely my favourite!

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  58. That pink corset!!! WOW! Please come home to me, please please! :)

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  59. the dresses are so beautiful, I'm so sorry there are no stores like this in my country...

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  60. Hi dear Jessica, seems like I am still in 2015... but I hope to be back in full force soon :) What a great giveaway.. I think I'll join.

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  61. I love the ruffled panties with bow and the symbology tank, but they have tons of cute stuff.

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  62. i like the GOLDEN PHOENIX RISING CORSET

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  63. I really love this dress!! http://thevioletvixen.com/clothing/penny-delightfuls-polkadot-dress/

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  64. I love these boots!
    http://thevioletvixen.com/shoes/darkly-charmed-platform-ankle-boots/

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  65. I 'd love to buy a corset. It's been on my mind for a long time. Or some new clothes. Especially since the shipping is covered

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  66. I'm not sure what I would choose!

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  67. Wow, I don't know what I would pick! Fingers crossed

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  68. I'm not sure what I would choose!

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  69. I really love the Midnight storm dress! :)

    Jenna O

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  70. The cat bag is adorable! I would love to win just so I could purchase it for my daughter!

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  71. What a lovely giveaway. Count me in! :)

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  72. I love the Gimlet Cocktail Dress.

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  73. The black & white Symbology Split Hoodie is something so unique I've never seen before, it just screams cool!

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  74. Love the Cherry Blossom Skirt and Skull Couples cardigan.
    Received a 2nd chance at life and would love to start a new look with the new life. :)

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  75. Absolutely in love with the Cherry Blossom skirt and Skull Couple cardigan.
    Received a 2nd chance at life and would love a new look for my new life.

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  76. I like the Camo & Ammo Boots
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  77. This is so cool :O I love the burlesque and pin up corsets <3

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  78. I'm obsessed with the Skull Covered Tote Umbrella, but my wish list is one of everything: )

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  79. Oooh this is such a good giveaway! I am eyeing that pink corset.. xoxox G

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  80. Count me in! I've got my eye on a few things already - the black polka dot sleeveless dress is so cute.

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  81. Great giveaway! I keep eyeballing their Flamingo Fun purse!

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  82. I quite love their cherry purse! http://thevioletvixen.com/accessories/bags/dollface-purse-cherries/

    Regina | Margarita Bloom Retro Vintage Skincare & Beauty |
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  83. Hello from a Pin-Up want-to-be. There are so many things on the VV site that I wish I could try. I love the q size garter & stocking combos and those Cuban stockings look like the prefect starting set for me. If I had a chance I really would like to pick out a simple corset or waist trainer to did with my biggest self-esteem problem I deal with everyday.

    Thank You for the chance to win this gift certificate and being a part of this huge give-a-way.

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  84. The Iced Cherry Mimosa Dress is not only a super cute name, but it's a super cute dress! I'm really loving it! Thanks for hosting this lovely giveaway! :D ❤

    xox,
    bonita of Lavender & Twill

    http://thevioletvixen.com/clothing/iced-cherry-mimosa-dress/

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