Spring Blues & a GiGi New York Giveaway

With warm weather on the horizon, I am beginning to build my spring wardrobe. This year I am really loving anything that involves stripes, as well as neutral pieces that can be worn time and time again. I also want to incorporate the Pantone color(s) of the year. Both shades are absolutely gorgeous and I know they will be great additions to my closet!

When I first saw the spring colors GiGi New York was offering, I was immediately drawn to the hydrangea color. It’s extremely close to the Pantone color “Serenity” and is a shade that can be worn with a lot of neutral colors to make a statement. I was immediately smitten as soon as I saw the the Kelly Saddle bag in hydrangea…I mean, how cute?!? It’s a great size cross body bag and the addition of the tassel gives it a fun touch! I think it will look so cute with white dresses and sandals this summer!

Today I’m teaming up with GiGi New York to giveaway one Kelly Saddle bag (in either of the three colors it comes in) to one Life With Emily reader. Click through to see more details of this look & enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post. This giveaway will run through February 16th at midnight! Good luck xxgigi new york kelly cross body
Striped Top | Dark Wash Denim | Nude Open Toe Booties (get 10% off here) | c/o GiGi New York Kelly Saddle Bag | Kendra Scott Ear Jackets | Kendra Scott Gavin Cuff | Kendra Scott Kriss Bangles

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  1. Masha S. wrote:

    Lovely bag. Would love to get the bone one.

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  2. Samantha wrote:

    I love, love, love that bag! I’d get the Hydrangea color for sure. Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway! — SC at http://www.samanthachic.com

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  3. Shira wrote:

    I think I’d go for the hydrangea too- such a stunning shade of blue! Navy is a close second!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  4. Liz S. wrote:

    The color Kelly bag that I would choose is Bone.

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  5. Natali wrote:

    Fantastic top and bag! Looking beautiful in this casual combo!

    http://lartoffashion.com

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  6. Leah H. wrote:

    The bone color is fantastic! Love all of the Gigi New York bags!

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  7. Alyssa wrote:

    Love this outfit, Emily! You look gorgeous as always! Hope I win! 🙂

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  8. Ashley wrote:

    Navy all the way! I love the color and it goes with so much of my summer wardrobe!
    xoxo

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  9. Tiffany palmer wrote:

    The bone is my favorite! So cute!

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  10. Caryn wrote:

    Love Serenity!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  11. Michelle wrote:

    Great color and shape of the bag!

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  12. Kelly Kessack wrote:

    I would choose the Bone color!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  13. This is such a cute look! I’m all about trying to incorporate Pantone colors of the year into my looks right now, and you did it perfectly with the GiGi bag! Can’t wait to see more spring looks, hope you’re having a great week!
    Xox, Sam

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  14. stacey wrote:

    Love the bag! I would definitely choose bone for the color. Seems like the perfect bag for a vacation to Charleston this spring 🙂

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  15. Millie Calhoun wrote:

    I would probably go with the classic navy, though I have similar coloring to you, and I think the light blue is always a good option for us fair of skinned with light hair!!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  16. Allegra Liu wrote:

    I would pick the hydrangea bag, such a pretty soft powder blue color. Love your cuff too!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  17. Audrey S wrote:

    Obsessed with the hydrangea color-it would be perfect to add a pop of color to a neutral based outfit and love how you have it styled her-too cute as always!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  18. Love this color! The texture is just gorgeous ?

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  19. Meg Hawley wrote:

    I love that top! It reminds me (in the best way possible) of tying my button up shirts at the bottom like that in middle school!! I also agree that the pantone color is just dreamy and GiGi it the nail on the head with its “hydrangea” version!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  20. Kendal wrote:

    I love that top!!

    Kendal // Life With Kendal

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  21. Danielle wrote:

    This outfit makes me so ready for warm weather and sunshine! Love how you styled the blues with this GiGi crossbody!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  22. Sarah Shapleigh wrote:

    I absolutely love this bag! I would get the Navy color – so classic!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  23. Debbie wrote:

    Love the bag! All three colors are great but I would choose bone!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  24. Cynthia G wrote:

    I would go with the bone color

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  25. Sara Kate wrote:

    I love Gigi bags so much!!! I can’t wait for this giveaway.

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  26. Emily wrote:

    I’ve always wanted a GiGi bag! Love this one in the bone color!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  27. Ashley wrote:

    I adore these bags and don’t have one. Would love the navy.

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  28. Hannah Brown wrote:

    I love this bag! It’s the perfect shade of Carolina blue!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  29. Erica wrote:

    I love all the GiGi New York leather goods – their quality is spot on! I love the hydrangea color – looks beautiful with their gold hardware!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  30. Caitlin L wrote:

    I love blues in spring! The color you chose is beautiful as well as the bone color bag.

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  31. Amy Stetzler wrote:

    Love this outfit, makes me want spring to get here!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  32. Samantha S. wrote:

    I’d choose the Navy. It’s very Princess Diana/Kate Middleton and classy is always in! 😉

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  33. B Hull wrote:

    I love the hydrangea! But I think I would have to go with bone since every top and dress I’ve bought in the past 2 weeks is powder blue!

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  34. Kristyn wrote:

    I’m OBSESSED with this bag!! I love all things GiGi!! I would get the same color, Hydrangea Embossed Python!! Thanks for the opportunity to enter. Hope you’re doing well lady!! Xo

    Kristyn
    Primp and Proper

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  35. Liz wrote:

    Love this look, Emily! The different shades of blue are so pretty. I’d choose the hydrangea color as well.

    xx Liz | Pretty Sweet Life

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  36. Monika wrote:

    I love this bag!

    Love,
    http://www.thestyleventure.com

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  37. Brandy wrote:

    Love, love, love all three colors! You can never go wrong with the navy, very transitional between seasons but the hydrangea is a breath of fresh air. As a mom, I need practical/classic pieces so I choose the navy!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  38. Anonymous wrote:

    Definitely the hydrangea! I love small purses and this would be perfect for church and other occasions! A second choice is the bone color!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  39. Christina wrote:

    I’d choose the bone one!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  40. Marla Payne wrote:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a beautiful spring bag!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  41. Barb Freudenthal wrote:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the blue one!!! Would love any of them 🙂

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  42. Abby L wrote:

    I love the bone color! A classic!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  43. Emily R wrote:

    I think I would choose bone but I do love that Hydrangea blue!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  44. Kim Pincombe Cole wrote:

    I would choose the Hydrangea color, just like yours ~ it gorgeous!!!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  45. Cindy A. wrote:

    I would choose either Bone or Navy. Thank you so much for offering such a wonderful giveaway!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  46. Ashley Perez wrote:

    I would choose the color bone(:

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  47. Callie wrote:

    I absolutely love the Hydrangea color – so perfect for Spring! I also love it in Bone too! You can’t go wrong with this bag! Crossing my fingers!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  48. Kerri wrote:

    Such a beautiful bag! All of the colors are beautiful, but I like the bone color the best. 🙂

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  49. Kasey Williams wrote:

    I would love this bag in Navy! I absolutely love all things navy! This bag is so cute! I love how you styled it!

    Posted 2.10.16 Reply
  50. Nancy wrote:

    Love the outfit!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  51. Kristen wrote:

    Love your blog! I would choose Hydrangea such a gorgeous color!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  52. Caroline wrote:

    Obsessed with your style and this bag! Would love it in bone!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  53. Rebecca Donis wrote:

    Love all three colors!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  54. Morgan wrote:

    the hydrangea color is absolutely beautiful! ? So perfect for transitioning into spring and summer. Swoon!! <3

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  55. Margaret kreger wrote:

    Love the bone

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  56. dani wrote:

    beautiful purse!!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  57. Hannah Wilson wrote:

    love the Navy!!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  58. Lindsay wrote:

    I don’t own any type of blue bag so I would just love one in navy!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  59. Erica wrote:

    lovely bag! i adore the navy!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  60. Ashley S. wrote:

    Gorgeous bag! Love the bone color…and the blue!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  61. Emily T wrote:

    I love this bag! I would totally choose the Navy Embossed Python.

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  62. Erin J. wrote:

    Love the navy!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  63. Caitlin wrote:

    I am obsessed with Gigi, I would do the hydrangea no doubt! Love your blog.

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  64. Morgan Gatlin wrote:

    Beautiful bag!!! The bone color would be perfect with every spring outfit!!!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  65. Sean wrote:

    Navy, navy, navy. Gorgeous color!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  66. Lexi Hoffman wrote:

    Love this! Navy is my favorite!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  67. Rachel Ortego wrote:

    Love this bag!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  68. Alyssa wrote:

    Obsessed with that bag!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  69. Molly wrote:

    Emily, my husband’s wedding gift to me is a trip to Paris in May (so excited!!). I can’t imagine a more Parisian chic bag to accompany me than this GiGi saddlebag in Hydrangea Embossed Python. And maybe even with my new monogram: MRS. Ooo la la! Thank you so much. <3

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  70. Sarah wrote:

    Love the navy!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  71. Mandy wrote:

    I’ve been coveting this bag for some time! Love the bone but also love the navy! 🙂

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  72. Heather S wrote:

    I would choose the Bone color <3

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  73. Angelica wrote:

    Oooh that’s a tough one, but I think I’d get the blue one, like you!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  74. Molly Farbe wrote:

    I LOOVVE these handbags. Would love to have one.

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  75. Victoria Miller wrote:

    I would choose the Bone color!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  76. Love this bag!! Especially the navy one!!!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  77. Courtnie wrote:

    Love this bag!!! I’ve always wanted a Gigi bag!!

    Posted 2.11.16 Reply
    • Courtnie wrote:

      I love all the colors but I’d probably choose the Hydrangea for a fun Spring color

      Posted 2.11.16 Reply
  78. April Crisafulli wrote:

    I love the Navy Bag!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  79. Leanne B. wrote:

    I love your outfit and rhe color of the bag!

    Leanne,
    ClassyYetTrendy.com

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  80. Stafford wrote:

    My favorite is the navy one. Quite the bag!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  81. Maddy wrote:

    loving that bag! I’m a huge fan on my gigi new york clutch and phone case. Would love it in the Bone color!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  82. Stephanie wrote:

    Hydrangea is the way to go!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  83. Meredith Millwood wrote:

    I’d go with the classic bone…but with initials!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  84. Katie wrote:

    The baby blue bag is gorgeous! I have been obsessed with pastel colors lately!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  85. Olivia Davis wrote:

    I would love the bone embossed python bag! I’ve been wanting something from GiGi New York for the longest and this bag is definitely on the list!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  86. Vienna Rose wrote:

    The navy is beautiful

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  87. Lori K wrote:

    I would love to have this bag in navy!!

    Posted 2.12.16 Reply
  88. Amanda wrote:

    I would pick the navy! Thanks for the chance!

    Posted 2.13.16 Reply
  89. Kristina wrote:

    Love GiGi! Would definitely go with the hydrangea color 🙂

    Posted 2.13.16 Reply
  90. Ashley A wrote:

    I love the light blue color! Beautiful!

    Posted 2.15.16 Reply
  91. Stephanie wrote:

    Everything about this look is so cute!

    xo, Stephanie
    http://www.astyleofherownblog.com

    Posted 2.15.16 Reply
  92. caroline wrote:

    i love the hydrangea color! perfect for cheering on chapel hill!

    Posted 2.15.16 Reply
  93. Victoria Allen wrote:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I’d pick the bone color. I always go for neutrals!

    Posted 2.15.16 Reply
  94. Allison Hill wrote:

    Love this bag and your blog! Bone is my favorite with hydrangea a close second! Thanks for a great giveaway.
    Xo-

    Posted 2.15.16 Reply
  95. melanie huttner wrote:

    I absolutely love the bag in blue , it’s perfect for spring!

    Posted 2.16.16 Reply

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