by megan on July 29, 2011

in Uncategorized

Morning gals!  So, Ame and I are super excited to announce a special new part of our Style Me Mamie Blog called “BESTIE BORROW”.   If you are wondering what in the heck this could be or are just curious, then read along.  If your a blogger yourself, you may be extra super duper interested in this.  If you have been following our blog for a while now, than you would remember us doing the “Dress Off” competitions last summer.  If you aren’t familiar, check out this, this, this, and this.  But, basically it is where Amy and I took home the same item to style it up in a unique manner.  The next day, we entered the office and it was like a little surprise party to see how we were wearing that item.  Every time we have done this little activity, we have cracked up like never before and our followers seemed to love it as well!  It is always so much fun and it definitely allows you to see an item in a different light!

And since we enjoy this little competition so much, we thought we would bring others into the fun.  Throughout the month of August, we will be spreading the word of BESTIE BORROW across the blogosphere.  First, we are offering 10 bloggers the chance to each receive a item to style up and photograph, and then they will pass that item to one of their friends (doesn’t have to be a blogger) to wear and photograph.  Following the clothing exchange, the blogger will post their BESTIE BORROW photos and talk about their experience.  To clarify, there will be 10 separate items, and each of the 10 bloggers, keeps that item.

To enter for a chance to win a Shopmamie item for BESTIE BORROW, please embed one of the below BESTIE BORROW buttons on your blog and add your blog to our list.  You can do both of those things, here.  That is it kids, it’s as simple as that.  Oh, and I kindly forgot to mention, that if you don’t want to participate in the contest, but want to be part the BESTIE BORROWED phenomenon, then please embed a button on your blog, style up any item of your own with a friend, and add yourself to BESTIE BORROWED blog list, but you gotta add the button to your blog or your link will be deleted, sorry loves, it’s the rules.  Again, all of this can be done HERE.

We will be choosing the 10 bloggers throughout the first two weeks of August and chosen bloggers, will get an email from asking about their sizing and style, and following that, they will receive their item in the mail!

Lastly, we have a little something fun planned for Monday, so check back to see!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

{ 3 trackbacks }

Bestie Borrow Blogger #1 ? Style Me Mamie
August 24, 2011 at 10:44 am
Petite Bestie Borrow ? Style Me Mamie
August 29, 2011 at 11:05 am
New Bestie Borrow Bloggers Picked ? Style Me Mamie
August 31, 2011 at 1:08 pm

{ 39 comments… read them below or add one }

avatar 1 Amber July 29, 2011 at 10:30 am

I would love to be a part of the Bestie Borrow!! That wouls be such an honor! I blog over at This is the Life-

avatar 2 Kym July 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Megan & Amy

What a fun idea! I would love to take part on my blog, I’m adding you to the blog roll at the bottom of my site now :)


avatar 3 Michelle Kenneth July 29, 2011 at 2:14 pm

What a great idea! I would love to do this for my Play Money site ( I’ll spread the news on to the other fashionista bloggers. I know one person who would be perfect for this!

avatar 4 Erin Rae Mac July 29, 2011 at 2:26 pm

… Can’t get a button to work?? :o(

avatar 5 megan July 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Hey Erin-

Did you put it into the html portion of the blog? It should work for ya! I will email you the images just in case!

avatar 6 Amy July 29, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Would love to participate! I would over at amy day to day.

amy day to day

avatar 7 Erin Rae Mac July 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Thanks so much Megan! Such a great idea, would love to be a part of it. I’m already going through friends on who would be perfect for a swap if I’m lucky enough to receive something!!! My blog is Sometimes Blonde!

avatar 8 Amy July 29, 2011 at 3:07 pm

I can’t get the button to work either. And I put it in my html button of my blog.

avatar 9 Jen July 29, 2011 at 3:19 pm

I’d love to be a part of this! What a fun idea! I’d love to help spread the word about Shop Mamie in NJ!

I’ve installed the button, but it’s not showing up. = ( Hopefully, if you check soon, it’ll be fixed!


avatar 10 Jen July 29, 2011 at 3:26 pm

Opps! Forgot my web address (got a little too excited)…


avatar 11 Keonté July 29, 2011 at 7:05 pm

Such a great idea! Who doesn’t love a good challenge…with fashion of course? My blog can be found at I’ll get that button right up.

avatar 12 Stephanie July 29, 2011 at 8:50 pm

I’d love to participate! You can find me at!

avatar 13 Stephanie July 29, 2011 at 8:55 pm

The button actually isn’t working for me either. And I put it in the HTML.

avatar 14 Priscilla Francine Makeup July 29, 2011 at 11:25 pm

Hey Gals , I have tried both buttons and neither are showing up in my html gadget :(

avatar 15 shelia July 30, 2011 at 1:07 am

SO fun!! would love to give this a spin!

avatar 16 qtrlifechronicles July 30, 2011 at 9:33 am

I would love to take part in bestie borrow! A lot of my friends have blogs as well, so it would really be a lot of fun! Now that i’ve had my baby, I want to get back to doing more outfit posts and this would be great to get me started. My blog is the The Quarter Life Chronicles

I’ll also add the button :-) Hopefully, I can participate!

avatar 17 Michele July 30, 2011 at 10:58 am

I’d LOVE to be part of this opportunity! My blog is!

What a great idea!

avatar 18 lauren July 30, 2011 at 12:08 pm

First post didn’t show up….This is a great idea!

avatar 19 Beth Ann Donnelly July 30, 2011 at 2:49 pm

what a fabulous idea! this would really challenge me to go outside of my comfort zone of shorts and a t-shirt and really explore my own style (and i know my husband would love it too)! i’ve got my bestie in mind… my sister (should i be a lucky chosen one, fingers crossed)! :) you can find me at: for love of the husband

you girls are truly blazing new paths – thanks for all of your inspiration!

avatar 20 Meghan July 31, 2011 at 1:45 pm

me please! my bestie recently moved to the midwest and we decided to do a clothes swap to keep each other inspired. Check out me at and my bff at

avatar 21 Emily Sadlow July 31, 2011 at 2:02 pm

i’m not sure if my previous comment worked!!
would LOVE this opportunity to be a part of this!! super cute idea!! :)

avatar 22 Emily Sadlow July 31, 2011 at 2:03 pm (sorry, i forgot it!)

avatar 23 qtrlifechronicles August 1, 2011 at 12:45 pm

It still isn’t working :-(

avatar 24 kelsey August 1, 2011 at 1:40 pm

This sounds like fun! I would love to participate!

avatar 25 Shea August 1, 2011 at 1:55 pm

This sounds like so much fun! My blog is Bon Chic Bon Gastronomique (linked in the comment form). I tried to embed the button from the html code below it but it didn’t work. I just saved the image instead, so it’s there but it doesn’t link to your site. Is anyone else having this problem?

avatar 26 Danielle August 1, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Count me in this sounds so fun! What’s second best to shopping for yourself? Shopping with and for your friends, I love trying to figure out their personal styles and this would be totally up our allies!

avatar 27 Hannah August 1, 2011 at 2:51 pm

My best friend and I run a blog together so this would be an amazingly fun thing to post about on our blog! We love fashion and all things competitive. ;) Pick us! We are just starting our blog so the experience would be amazing.

avatar 28 Shellsea August 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm

I would die for an opportunity like this. Just so much fun.

My blog is Love, Shellsea Blog

avatar 29 TaraK August 1, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Wow, what an awesome idea! I always loved how you girls showed items styled different ways, I would LOVE to be a part of this!!

Oh, and here is how I styled one of your lovely items in the past:

avatar 30 Chelsea Webb August 1, 2011 at 3:14 pm

Love this idea, such a good way to keep things fresh and fun!!!

avatar 31 Emily August 1, 2011 at 5:09 pm

Sounds so fun! I’d love to participate. Like some of the other girls though I’m have trouble with the button…my Blog Lovin’ HTML works so I’m not sure what’s happening here…

avatar 32 Callandra August 3, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Hi! I would love to enter this contest giveaway. I have added your button to my sidebar ;) Thanks so much!! Callandra from

avatar 33 megan August 4, 2011 at 2:53 pm

We are picking 3 bloggers today kids! Look for an email in your inbox :)

avatar 34 Jessica A August 4, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Excited to be a part of Bestie Borrow!

avatar 35 Amber August 6, 2011 at 11:02 pm

i just found this and would love to do it! thanks :)

avatar 36 megan August 9, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Hey Girls! The buttons are fixed! And, now you can post your blog’s link to our site….visit our new Bestie Borrow Page:

avatar 37 Stacey August 30, 2011 at 2:11 am

Will you be doing this again?! It’s such a cute idea.

avatar 38 megan August 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Hi Stacey! You can still enter! We still have to pick 3 more bloggers!

avatar 39 Erica September 21, 2011 at 1:01 pm


Leave a Comment

Subscribe without commenting

Previous post:

Next post: