Monday, March 14, 2011

DownEast Basics Review & Giveaway




I've done a couple reviews for DownEast Basics in the past. Their motto is Affordable and Fashionable Clothing. And it's so true. I love their quality clothes and I've never had a problem with any of them. I have some that I've had for over a year and they are still like new. I wear them all the time!

This time, I chose another New Arrival Top from DownEast. I chose the Pearl Girl Top in a small. 
I probably could've sized up on this one, but it's alright. 

I chose that color, the Moonstruck, but they also have it in Bleached Sand (below)


I love the pearls at the top, they go all around the top and on the back, which I really like. It's not very basic at all. I love the touch on the sleeves as well.

The bottom portion looks a little funny on me because it comes right across my little pouch, so it doesn't lay exactly right, but It's still very cute. 

I can't wait to wear it more since spring is coming and I think I'll wear it to my family's Easter dinner. 

I've worn it twice so far, washed it once. None of the pearls came off, it didn't shrink and it didn't get all 'pilly' as they call it. Nothing is wrong with it after washing. It's still perfect!

I almost chose the Floral Fantasy Top

And I also love the Sunday Best Dress


I love DownEast Basics. Every month they come out with new arrivals. Usually 10 or more! So there's always something new and exciting there. 

They also have a girls section. Don't know if I ever mentioned that or not, but they have some super cute things there and I hope to review a piece or two one day!



Super cute!

Price: The top I received is $25. Very reasonable! That last girls dress is $25. They are all reasonable prices. The women's dress up there is $40! You can't find a high quality item for that price in the store. It just doesn't happen. 

Overall: *****


 *Disclaimer* I received these products directly from the company for Review. I was not paid to try out these products*
A Big Thank you goes out to DownEast Basics for allowing me to review this product!


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Mary said...

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Mary said...

My favorite new arrival item is the Petite Ruffle Cardigan
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Brittney said...

My favorite item is the sun kissed tunic!!
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Erin said...

I like the Tahoe Tunic in Purple Ash!
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ALSO can i change my clothing choice? I think I'd love to have the Floral Fantasy Top in Moon Mist instead of the Tahoe Tunic (so many awesome pieces - the decision is hard!)


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Katy said...

I love that Sunday Best Dress!

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mar said...

"The Flower Path Top" from new arrivals is my favorite item.

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Courtney said...

i love the luxe lace cami

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Ashley said...

I like the sunday best dress
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Amber said...

I just adore the Tropicana Skirt!
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Nicole C. said...

I like the Spring Splash Top.

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mverno said...

i like the tahoe tunic
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Mysharona said...

I like the forever sun dress.


PAIGE said...

I love the Spring Scarf Cardigan.
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Rachel C said...

The "kiss and tell" top is cute.
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Meyer Family said...

i love all the tops can't choose
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of the new items I like the Kiss and Tell Top

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Jessica said...

My favorite new arrival is the spring retreat dress!

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Jessica Shae Berejkoff said...

I love the Atlantic skirt! It looks so comfy and classic!
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Tammy said...

My favorite new arrival is the Miss Linen skirt. I love the color!
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I love the Spring Retreat Dress!

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I love the resort dress!

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Nick & Steph said...

I love the Kiss and Tell top in white. I also follow DE on facebook, and like downeast on facebook. steph@nstoyn.com


Natalie said...

i LOVE the flower path top in aqua. LOVE it.


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i also like DownEast on FB - actually, i LOVE them!


Tabbyphotography said...

I want the Full Bloom Top!! SO BAD!

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Jessica Blood said...

my favorite item is the spring scarf cardigan

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Mia S. said...

I love the Vintage Lace Skirt!

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My fave is the In Bloom Dress
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Naomi said...

May favorite new arrival is the Le Petite dress. Sooooo cute!

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kellirenae said...

I love the Morning Glory Cardi. perfect for work, or the beach!


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I like the spring scarf cardigan

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SavannahsSmiles said...

I love the Kiss and Tell and the Flower Path shirts :).
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I like the Le Petit Linen Dress in Rose Wine
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Leah F said...

I like the Sunday Best Dress! Thanks for a great giveaway.
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mickeyfan said...

I like the dainty detail cardi.


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I like the Kiss and Tell Top

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Shannon said...

I love the green kiss and tell top. Thank you!


Missy in Texas said...

Morning Glory Cardi for me and Veranda v neck!
I love their clothes.
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sweepmom said...

I like the Spring Retreat Dress.


Can said...

I love their kiss and tell top! I also follow Downeast on facebook. I can't wait to see when their swimwear comes out!


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crystalf said...

I like the Romantic Reminder Top. thank you!
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I like the kiss and tell top. Very cute! anniegmurdock at gmail dot com.


Sarah said...

I like the Spring Scarf Cardigan


Kayleigh said...

I love the linen skirt! Its perfect for summer

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sarah said...

i like the Frosted Flowers Cardigan


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Lee said...

I love flower path or kiss and tell


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I like the Kiss and Tell Top.
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Amanda said...

Oh I LOVE Down East Basics! I'd pick the Petite Ruffle Cardigan.

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I like the

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I like the Scenic Tee.


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