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Style Picks || Karla Reed's Bookworm Looks

Posted on 09 September 2015

"I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book." - J.K. Rowling

Round 2 of the gorgeous @KarlaReed fall looks contest... and we want to hear from you! For our Fall collection, Karla Reed, instagrammer extraordinaire (and sheer beauty) modeled our some of her favorite frocks from the new collection. Below you'll see her donning her smartest looks, and one lucky winner will win their favorite this week!

We want to bring a little magic to your wardrobe with a GIVEAWAY. This week you can vote on your favorite Karla bookworm look with these easy steps:

  1. Head over to instagram and follow @downeastbasics & @karlareed
  2. Vote on your favorite look below in the comments, by telling us what your instagram username is and voting 1, 2, or 3 with your favorite and why you love it!

Easy right?!? Keep checking back for the winners and new giveaways. This giveaway ends 9/14, official rules & regs here.

Karla's book smart looks:

1. Academy Beauty
2. Stunning Study
3. Rouge Reader
Vote below.. and get in the running to win the look!

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  • Nikhil: November 21, 2015

    Garage sales serves sveeral purposes(1) clear and free up space(2) re-cycle stuff away from dump sites(3) provide opportunities for extended use of items(4) make friends with neighbours and visitors you never thought existed within your residence(5) try to get something of value (cash especially) for the effort.The guide is usually (for effective sales) is 10 cents to the Dollar.Hold it early (8am to 12 noon)Check the weatherMake sufficient signs at road intersectionsFly a few balloons at your drivewaySell pop or water (more cash)Give out business cards or flyers (link to local marketing, more cash later)Tie in with neighbour’s garage saleTied up the dogs and catsLabel all with prices (save your energy and time)Have lots of small changeTry to get rid of everything as a package (eg box of books)Put on some light musicWear a baseball cap or use sunscreenGo ahead and have fun with the neighbours.References : Was this answer helpful?

  • Aspen English: September 14, 2015

    Please delete my first comment posted on sept. 13- I forgot my username. It is not an entry (neither is this).

  • Aspen English: September 14, 2015

    3!! Super cute but serious at the same time. Love the color too!! @_apsen.english_

  • Ashley Jones: September 13, 2015

    I think number one is absolutely DARLING!! I’m @ashleyjones654 and I am obsessed with downeast basics cardigans, so obviously I went for this outfit! I love the colors incorporated in the outfit, and the pattern of the skirt. The length is perfect and modest, which is very hard to find these days. This is also a comfortable outfit that isn’t too dressy, so I could where it at more casual events!! I love Downeast and I love this outfit!!:)

  • Elizabeth: September 13, 2015

    Outfit 2 is gorgeous! I’m @noonemournsthe_wicked

  • Aspen English: September 13, 2015

    #3!! Super cute but serious at the same time. Love the color too!!

  • Tessa Wilde: September 13, 2015

    Love love love 3!!! So classy.

  • Sarah Aanderud: September 13, 2015
    since it’s totally my style!
  • Natalie: September 13, 2015

    Number 2! I love that blue v neck dress!

  • Brielle: September 13, 2015

    Number 1, because it’s a sassy and smart look.

  • Caitlin: September 13, 2015

    I love everything about look #1. I work in a library media center and this is a look I attempt pretty regularly (although not as successfully). It radiates class that can only be attributed to a bygone era. I’m a fan :)

  • Audrey: September 13, 2015

    Love #3 would totally wear that! User name @gaandd

  • julie l: September 13, 2015

    I love the first look because it’s sexy, yet approachable! The Cardinals and flats make it a more comfortable, day to day outfit! @jules792000

  • Abigail : September 12, 2015

    The 1st is definitely the best! @big_abs

  • Gena Buie: September 11, 2015

    I can’t see the #1 pic to decide, but I do like #3 (Rouge Reader best from the two I can see because I love that color and the simple neckline.

  • Andrea Dalton: September 10, 2015

    @queenandreahope I love #1. The blue is just right and I can see myself at work or play in it! :)

  • jess: September 10, 2015
    is my favorite! It shows off personality, style from past and present, looks comfortable and eye-catching, and is something you could wear year round! Love the colors and look!
  • Katie Stahmann: September 10, 2015

    katie.stahmann 1, because I love the contrast of the red cardigan against the patterned skirt. I also think that the skirt is very flattering on her.

  • Cami Alder: September 10, 2015

    I like #1. It’s classy yet modern, fun yet professional, and just very much my style!
    Instagram: @camigurl13

  • Cami Alder: September 10, 2015

    I like #1. It’s classy yet modern, fun yet professional, and just very much my style! :)

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