{outfit one} i’m wearing: striped dress was a ross dress for less find, sam edelman wedges (not shown), michael kors watch, various bracelets and the lorna crossbody bag c/o hobo.

{outfit two} i’m wearing: jcrew chambray blouse, hudson jeans, jessica simpson wedges (not shown), michael kors watch, various bracelets and my lorna crossbody c/o hobo.

so…a funny story about crossbody bags. one of my bff’s in high school (1993) used to always wear her purse (we called them purses back in the day) across her body and i used to tease her and say “no one is going to steal your purse from you”. so now that i am OBSESSED with my hobo lorna crossbody bag, i am waiting for her to make fun of me. =) while i love all of the tiny cute little crossbody bags that are all the rage right now…this one is perfect for the mom in me. i can carry all of my stuff plus it fits all of eeps snacks and bribery toys  toys too! i seriously have not changed purses since i received this bag!

AND NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY:

hobo is generously giving away the rachel wallet (seen above in the adorable tropical print) to one lucky stylish housewife reader!!! i LOVE this print. it is SO cute for summer!

here’s how to win:

you MUST follow both @stylishhwife and @HoboTheOriginal on twitter and tweet the following: “I heart Hobo Bags! @HoboTheOriginal @stylishhwife http://wp.me/p1APkH-1SN #giveaway”.

rules: must be 18 years old to win. sorry, only open to US residents. contest ends fri, july 13th (eeeek….fri the 13th)! winner will be chosen at random and notified via twitter DM. winner will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. good luck and thank you for reading!

UPDATE: you may tweet as often as you like (and thank you for sharing) but you may only enter this giveaway once per person. thanks so much!

30 Comments ( Reply )

  1. April
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 3:45 am

    Very cute bag! You’re right…a cross-body bag is a MUST for mamas!

    Just tweeted!

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  2. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 4:05 am

    Love this – that bag is so gorgeous…I really need a new one because the straps on mine are literally about to fall apart!

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  3. Kenzi
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 4:10 am

    You know, I used to never think I’d wear a cross body bag. To me, they were just the modernized version of a fanny pack. But then I got one, and I love it. Its just a small Coach one. But its so handy when you’re shopping or somewhere and don’t want to keep fiddling with your purse and readjusting it on your shoulder! I also have a small one from Zara as well! Yep that’s TWO now! I haven’t tried a big one yet but I love that one!

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  4. Mira
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 4:48 am

    Your giveaway is really lovely. Too bad I don´t live in the U.S.
    But with my luck I wouldn´t win anyway ha ha.
    Good luck for everyone else 😀

    glamDevils

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  5. Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 6:46 am

    Love the striped dress….& the bag is so FAB!!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

    Reply

  6. lisacng
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 6:53 am

    Cute striped dress! Love the chambray with white pants. What a pretty clutch!

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  7. Cathy
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 7:54 am

    I LOVE this clutch! Tweeting and following now!
    http://www.cathykhayes.blogspot.com

    Reply

  8. Polly
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    You look gorgeous in stripes! Amazing combo!

    Kisses.

    http://www.pollysboudoir.blogspot.com

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  9. Cathy
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 9:02 am

    You picked the perfect all around crossbody for style, size, and color! Love your outfit look with the knotted chambray shirt and white jeans! (Btw…we used to call them “purses” too…every now and then I slip with the lingo) 🙂

    http://cstyledesign.blogspot.com

    Reply

  10. purplelarkspur
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 10:00 am

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  11. Jill
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 10:50 am

    I’m following both and I tweeted @JillSnethen

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    Reply

  12. Patti L
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 12:20 pm

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  13. Linda
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 5:04 pm

    Amazing style! Love the knotted button down paired with the white jeans! x

    Jewelry Giveaway!

    Reply

  14. Kacie's Kloset
    Jul 06, 2012 @ 9:38 pm

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  15. SADBblog
    Jul 07, 2012 @ 6:41 am

    you look amazing! Following both on twitter, heading to tweet it now!

    http://www.stilettosanddiaperbags.com

    Reply

  16. Veronica
    Jul 07, 2012 @ 10:15 pm

    I LOVE Hobo bags, and cross body bags are a must with kids. That is what I have been carrying since I stopped carrying a diaper bag. Your outfits are always so cute!

    Tweeted!

    Reply

  17. Ashlyn
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 8:22 am

    follower of both & tweeted the giveaway (loveeashlyn)

    great giveaway!!!!

    xxA

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  18. kw
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 8:55 am

    love this hobo as well and the wallet is adorable. i’ve followed both on twitter and tweeted.
    kw

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  19. Courtney
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 9:00 am

    Tweeted from @ceperk!

    Reply

  20. Courtney Wyse
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 9:21 am

    Great giveaway!

    Just tweeted (@MrsCocoWyse)

    Reply

  21. parfum pas cher
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 9:45 am

    Fabulous, so pretty and so lovely pics.

    Reply

  22. Alissa Futhey
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 11:36 am

    AH! I love Hobo bags!

    Reply

  23. Audrey
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 12:57 pm

    absolutely love the white Hudson jeans w/the chambray shirt! My kind of outfit! Hope you’re having a great weekend! http://www.casualglamorous.com

    Reply

  24. Iliyana
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 2:12 pm

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  25. Sam
    Jul 08, 2012 @ 7:54 pm

    Love the bag so much. I want one!

    Reply

  26. Laura Royal
    Jul 09, 2012 @ 6:47 am

    following and tweeted
    https://twitter.com/laroyal06/status/222325068955516928

    thanks!! fingers crossed:)
    Laura

    Reply

  27. Jennifer P
    Jul 09, 2012 @ 8:01 pm

    Love this giveaway!!! Just tweeted about it (and of course follow both of yall on twitter!) https://twitter.com/goldilox74/status/222525595161083905

    THANKS!!!

    Reply

  28. M Williams
    Jul 09, 2012 @ 11:06 pm

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  29. michelle w
    Jul 12, 2012 @ 4:59 pm

    love thr bag. I tweeted

    Reply

  30. Breanna
    Jul 13, 2012 @ 8:29 pm

    Cute 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win!

    Reply

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