Contest time! Win a vintage-inspired scarf from Emily + Ross!

Once again an independent artist has kindly offered to host a giveaway with Effortless Anthropologie! This time around you can win a 100% silk scarf from Emily + Ross!


Meet Emily + Ross.  This young company was founded by Emily McDowell and June Ross, who were inspired by the vintage travel scarves of the 40s and 50s, but are modern in design and sensibility. Each scarf focuses on a city, and features Ms. McDowell’s illustrations, but they’re drawn from a local, not touristy, perspective. You won’t find the Hollywood sign on the LA scarf, for example — but you will find a vegan dim sum truck, a sign spinner, and a woman walking her Pomeranian in a stroller.

The duo recently launched their line with three scarves: the Palm Springs, the San Francisco, and the Los Angeles. The scarves are 36″ square and digitally printed onto super high-quality, 100% silk with a soft, matte finish.

Ms. McDowell is running a kickstarter to help launch production of the line. Emily + Ross has reached its initial $6,000 goal and is now hoping to achieve some stretch goals! To find out more you can visit their kickstarter project page.

For this contest, one lucky community member will win a Los Angeles scarf! (Pictured below.)

Here’s how to enter:
Help support independent designers! This contest has three ways to enter. You may enter via one method, more than one, or all three, for a maximum of 3 entries total.

1 – In the comments on this post or via email to the EA contest inbox let me know which Emily + Ross scarf is your favorite.
2 – You can get an extra entry by becoming a fan of Emily + Ross’s shop on Facebook or following their Twitter feed. If you become a fan be sure to note that in your comment/email!
3 – Blog or tweet about this contest. Use the hashtag #EAcontest in your tweet. Just be sure to link to your post/tweet in your comment/email.

The not-so fine print: You are entering to win one (1) Los Angeles scarf as described in this post. This contest is not sponsored by, endorsed by or affiliated with Anthropologie or Urban Outfitters. This contest is void where prohibited. This prize is not transferable. This prize may not be exchanged for cash. Once contacted, the winner has 72 hours to claim the prize. International entrants welcome!

The contest will close on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at 5 PM ET. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 21, 2012  or thereabouts. Good luck to all!

If you’re an independent clothing, jewelry or curiosities seller interested in partnering for a giveaway, please email me.

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