WIN A $200 EXPRESS GIFTCARD!

On the third day of our Holiday Giveaway series, I’m showing you how to style the perfect sexy/chic New Years look under $200! Everything I’m wearing is from Express, one of my favorite places to buy fun going out clothes that still feel polished. I fell for this mesh body con dress the moment I saw it online and will probably end up wearing it the last night of the year! The dress allows you to be covered, without being covered up. And the cobalt blue pumps are the perfect pop to add a little playfulness to the look. Scroll down for the giveaway details and tell us what would you put together for $200?

On the 3rd day of the Penny Chic Holiday Series, EXPRESS (my go-to store for tailored, chic affordable staples!), is giving away a $200 GIFTCARD to TWO readers! Here’s how to win:

1. Click to enter below in our computer generated giveaway manager, Rafflecopter

2. Visit Express.com and tell us what items you would choose with a $200 giveaway

(Winners will be announced on our holiday giveaway page tomorrow at 10am PST)

 

Click here to enter- a Rafflecopter giveaway

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  1. I love the (minus the) leather collection and want this jacket:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/minus+the+leather+quilted+moto+jacket/pro/8802455/cat2007

    Love this shirt:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/tartan+plaid+convertible+sleeve+portofino+shirt/pro/9799727/cat2009

    That would use up my $200, but I would also add:
    These boyfriend jeans:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/ankle+rolled+boyfriend+jean/pro/6995431/cat910045

    And these boots:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/ankle+strap+heeled+bootie/pro/0421433/cat2010

    by Melissa Reply
  2. I would get a portofino shirt and cami, the stella boyfriend jeans, and the minus the leathertrm wool blend moto jacket!!! I love Express, awesome giveaway!!

    by Monica Reply
  3. I would get the (Minus The) Leather Quilted Moto Jacket in Cognac to have it as a staple piece in my closet to go along with a bunch of different outfits.
    http://www.express.com/clothing/minus+the+leather+quilted+moto+jacket/pro/8802455/cat450004

    I would also get the Merino Wool Raglan Sleeve Sweater in Black and Brown to wear over my Express jeans.
    http://www.express.com/clothing/merino+wool+raglan+sleeve+sweater/pro/8267990/cat2012

    And finally, I’m a big fan of their Columnist pants for work, so I’d use my Express coupons (yeah!) to get one or two of those to stock up for work.

    by Payal Reply
  4. Leather moleskin moto jacket, leopard print lace inset baby doll dress, side zip booties in black :)

    by Hannah Rudolph Reply
  5. Ohhhh, so excited! It’s so hard to pick something because I love it all! But I would get these four pieces and wear them for my first New Year’s with my sweetheart! He does love me in skirts!

    http://www.express.com/clothing/studded+shaker+knit+cardigan+sweater/pro/9598019/cat2012

    http://www.express.com/clothing/printed+sequin+embellished+blanket+skirt/pro/7373164/cat2011?swatch=83_737_3164_030&selectedColor=BLACK

    This one in Holiday Red! http://www.express.com/clothing/the+convertible+sleeve+portofino+shirt/pro/9799357/cat320062

    http://www.express.com/clothing/open+toe+mixed+media+runway+bootie/pro/0422017/cat2010?swatch=95_042_2017_098&selectedColor=BLACK

    Thanks again for the awesome giveaways!

    by MissDevourer (Damaris) Reply
  6. I’d treat myself to a Minus the leather quilted moto jacket, Stella barely boot jeans and Columnist pants for work

    by Zharlynne Reply
  7. I would defenitly buy the striped tube dress:
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/striped+tube+dress/pro/7827441/cat120002?swatch=94_782_7441_041

    The peep toe zip back booties
    http://www.express.com/mobile/catalog/product_detail.jsp?productId=0421065

    A mesh dolman sweater
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/mesh+dolman+sweater/pro/9603177C/cat890004?swatch=82_960_3177_277

    The geometric lace dress
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/geometric+lace+dress/pro/7862473C/cat890004?swatch=74_786_2473_003

    A nice chiffon shirt
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/kissing+chiffon+back+shirttail+tee/pro/6348703C/cat890004?swatch=86_634_8703_058

    The sweet Double layer mini skirt
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/double+layer+mini+skirt/pro/4695780C/cat890004?swatch=93_469_5780_523

    And a nice jacket for the striped dress of my dreams!!
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/soft+inset+shawl+lapel+jacket/pro/6744114C/cat890004?swatch=78_674_4114_058

    by Romely Reply
  8. Great giveaway! I would have to pick up some chic pieces for work:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/kitten+and+butterfly+print+portofino+shirt/pro/9791042/cat120002
    http://www.express.com/clothing/ruched+cowl+shell+top/pro/9671440/cat120002
    http://www.express.com/clothing/the+convertible+sleeve+portofino+shirt/pro/9799357/cat2009

    As well as this awesome NYE skirt!
    http://www.express.com/clothing/sequin+embellished+mini+skirt/pro/7372898/cat2011

    Fingers crossed!

    by Aarti Reply
  9. I would get the printed portofino dress – love the dots – and a pair of their classic Editor pants!

    by Lauren Reply
  10. Thanks for the chance to win, I love Express! I would pair this Chinchilla coat http://www.express.com/clothing/Women/Coats+and+Outerwear/cat/cat2007?pageNumber=2&viewAll= with the Stella brushed jean http://www.express.com/clothing/Women/Jeans/cat/cat2005 the pear stud earring in black, and the runway bootie http://www.express.com/clothing/Women/Shoes+and+Boots/cat/cat2010
    Since they are having a sale I could just buy all of that,(plus a little Starbucks money)and look fab!

    by COURTNEY Reply
  11. I would buy the following:

    Lace Raglan Sleeve Dress in Black for NYE: http://www.express.com/clothing/lace+raglan+sleeve+dress/pro/7862808/cat740010

    One Button Jacket & Pencil Skirt for Work:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/Suit+Shop/One+Button+Jacket+and+Pencil+Skirt/ens/cat1050007

    Perforated (minus the) Leather Yoke Sweatshirt for Lounging:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/perforated+minus+the+leather+yoke+sweatshirt/pro/6498854/cat1040010

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    by Nikki Reply
  12. Hi Shauna,
    Happy Holidays.

    This would be SO amazing to win this! I think I would splurge and treat myself to a staple piece like this awesome suit jacket. http://www.express.com/clothing/one+button+studio+stretch+jacket/pro/6744223/cat290005.
    I’ve never owned a proper suit jacket. I could use it for teaching interviews, fancy date nights with my boyfriend, or casual evenings with friends.

    For my upcoming 1 yr anniversary with my boyfriend I would wear it with this dragonfly shirt, because I think the print is interesting and sophisticated. http://www.express.com/clothing/dragonfly+print+convertible+sleeve+portofino+shirt/pro/9791043/cat1040025
    Then I would pair that with my favorite pair of dark wash skinny jeans, one of my silver layered bib necklaces and this tall wedge boot (which would also be a great investment piece that I could wear for years to come).

    I wish you all the success and happiness in the world as enter 2014 and I selfishly hope that you continue to grow your clothing brand. Those LBD’S rock!!!

    by Rachel A. Reply
  13. I would buy the black sequin crop tee, the embellished mini skirt (Aztec print), the sequin lips tee, and the faux fur scarf! As you can tell I love bling :) happy holidays!

    by Jordan Reply
  14. I’d buy the following items;

    #1 “Faux Fur Trimmed down Filled Puffer Jacket” in Olive: http://www.express.com/clothing/faux+fur+trimmed+down+filled+puffer+jacket/pro/8922409/cat1210002

    #2 “Ankle Strap Heeled Bootie” http://www.express.com/clothing/ankle+strap+heeled+bootie/pro/0421433/cat2010?swatch=95_042_1433_124&selectedColor=NEUTRAL

    #3 “(Minus The) Leather Sequin Sweater” http://www.express.com/clothing/minus+the+leather+sequin+sweater/pro/8268228/cat1120002

    Great Giveaway, thank you!

    by Heather USA (Rafflecopter: Rosie Areola) Reply
  15. I would love to buy that dress you are wearing!!! I have been looking for a great NYE dress and that looks awesome with your colored heels and statement necklace! I would love to buy a great statement necklace from Express too – pair it all with some awesome coral colored heels :) I’d be ready to celebrate the new year!

    by Meg Reply
  16. I would buy the low back sequin dress and the haircalf pointed toe runway bootie… Altogether hot outfit!

    by Stephanie N Reply
  17. I would definitely get THE PORTOFINO SHIRT DRESS and some slacks and a jacket if there’s any money left :)

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway

    by Sil Ortega Reply
  18. DOTTED MESH RAGLAN SLEEVE SKATER DRESS-on sale 29.95
    MINUS THE LEATHER SEAMED TEE in white- on sale 19.99
    STUDDED GRAPHIC MUSCLE TANK – UNTAMED- on sale 7.49
    KISSING CHIFFON BACK SHIRTTAIL TEE in green and black on sale 9.99
    BASKET WEAVE COLLARLESS ZIP WAIST JACKET on sale 29.99
    ANKLE ROLLED DESTROYED BOYFRIEND JEAN 19.99
    SUEDE LUCITE HEEL RUNWAY BOOTIE on sale 70.80
    LARGE FLOWER CROWN – IVORY 24.80
    total of 213.00 with 13.00 to pay myself…got to be thrifty right? i like to stretch my money far.
    basically i have at least three outfits…shoes and one accessory

    by Lydia Duran Reply
  19. Convertible cowl tunic sweater
    Ankle rolled boyfriend jean
    Black suede runway pumps

    Would be the perfect outfit for my style! I’ll be set for a holiday outfit if I win this penny chic contest !!

    by Tiffany Voss Reply
  20. I’d buy this gorgeous dress, clutch, beauty & accessory. Perfect ensemble for NYE party.

    1. http://www.express.com/clothing/low+back+sequin+dress/pro/7917694/cat2002,
    2. http://www.express.com/clothing/pave+bow+topped+hard+case+clutch/pro/9802378/cat320081,
    3. http://www.express.com/clothing/flat+textured+metal+hoop+earrings/pro/0762612/cat570007,
    4. http://www.express.com/clothing/love+express+hydrating+body+lotion/pro/9891050/cat320016

    Thank you so much for the chance :)

    by Ella P. Reply
  21. hello hello!!

    I am loving this dress – so Parisian chic and doesn’t break the bank!

    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/stripe+blocked+sweater+skater+dress/pro/9322801/cat120002?swatch=74_932_2801_037

    I have been DYING to try a jumpsuit – this one would be perfect for NYE. All that’s missing is a great gold necklace.

    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/satin+corset+top+jumpsuit/pro/7827538/cat120002?swatch=94_782_7538_058

    Bing bang boom – perfect necklace:

    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/short+status+link+necklace/pro/0261698/cat570006?swatch=08_026_1698_413

    xxoo
    alyssa

    by Alyssa Sapurik Reply
  22. I would buy the REVERSIBLE LEOPARD JACQUARD SWEATER and the (MINUS THE) LEATHER QUILTED JACKET

    by Melanie Reply
  23. I would get a shaker knit sweater, a love express sweatshirt, and some stella skyscraper jeans.

    by Wehaf Reply
  24. With a $200 giveaway I’d buy: almond toe wedges in red, long-sleeved fitted shirt in white, front pocket cover up in wine, color block sequin embellish sweatshirt and the stud and rhinestone embellished cuff! I love them ALL!

    by Kiki Love Reply
  25. OH the choices

    I’d love the (and belt)
    STRIPED PONTE KNIT FIT AND FLARE DRESS

    the adorable ankle strap boots
    STUDDED POINTED TOE ANKLE STRAP FLAT

    gorgeous pants for work like the STUDIO STRETCH CONTRAST BARELY BOOT COLUMNIST PANT

    ohh and these: PLEATED FRONT MESH YOKE TANK

    ok i better stop before I pull out my credit card

    by Amy Reply
  26. Infinity scarves for all the ladies in my life (mom, mom-in-law, sister, and sisters-in-laws)

    by Amanda Gillespie Reply
  27. I would buy the white Ruched Lace Dress–so sexy for New Years Eve (also my birthday) and the Portofino shirt dress in black!!

    by Penny Reply
  28. There are so many things I love! I am dying to win!

    MESH DETAIL SHEATH DRESS
    STUDDED SIDE ZIP BOOTIE
    SEQUIN AND METALLIC KNIT INFINITY SCARF
    SEQUIN EMBELLISHED CROPPED TEE
    HIGH WAIST SEQUIN PENCIL SKIRT

    by Ashley Reply
  29. I would purchase!!!!

    http://www.express.com/clothing/color+block+side+slit+shaker+knit+sweater/pro/8268277/cat1230001

    http://www.express.com/clothing/scuba+front+legging/pro/9165998/cat290004

    http://www.express.com/clothing/patent+trapunto+stitch+mini+wristlet/pro/9802303/cat320081?swatch=09_980_2303_768&selectedColor=BLUE

    http://www.express.com/clothing/color+block+pointed+toe+runway+pump/pro/0422014/cat2010

    http://www.express.com/clothing/flat+status+link+necklace/pro/0262523/cat570006

    by Kimberly I Reply
  30. Hi Shauna! I Love your website and I watch your “Finds of the week” on youtube,too. I tried more than ten times to post a comment to partipate the Express Giveaway, but after I’ve had registered it on the Rafflecopter, it would not allow..myself .to write the comments. So please, help me out. God bless u and Happy Holidays!

    by Ana Laura Reply
  31. I would purchase an express suit with jacket and pants for my job. Most suits are so expensive. It would be perfect!

    http://www.express.com/clothing/one+button+boucle+plaid+jacket/pro/6744225/cat1200004

    http://www.express.com/catalog/product_detail.jsp?productId=7247932&categoryId=cat320072

    I would also purchase a fitted sweater, its so versatile I can pair it with anything!

    http://www.express.com/clothing/fitted+vtoneck+pullover+sweater/pro/8267845/cat1170030

    by Janelle Reply
  32. I would wear this fab outfit! All for under $200!

    jacket:http://www.express.com/clothing/herringbone+and+minus+the+leather+bomber+jacket/pro/8894172/cat450004?swatch=78_889_4172_013&selectedColor=GRAY

    jewelery(necklace):http://www.express.com/clothing/mixed+shape+stone+necklace/pro/0261409C/cat570006?swatch=08_026_1409_644&selectedColor=

    shirt:http://www.express.com/clothing/lace+cropped+tee/pro/3762223/cat550015

    shoes:http://www.express.com/clothing/zip+back+metal+toe+cap+bootie/pro/0421102/cat2010

    stockings:http://www.express.com/catalog/product_detail.jsp?productId=1191806&categoryId=cat320003&commerceitemId=CI1715206819&selectedColour=BLACK&selectedSize=M/L&selectedQuantity=1&selectflag=true

    skirt:http://www.express.com/clothing/zippered+marled+boucle+mini+skirt/pro/7735989/cat2011

    <3 JA

    by J Ann Reply
  33. I get life from the Strapless Satin Fit and Flare Dress in Brocade Blue. http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/strapless+satin+fit+and+flare+dress/pro/7917647/cat550001?swatch=94_791_7647_760

    Any type of fit and flare dress gets me excited because it’s so feminine and can flatter many body types.

    Secondly, pair this dress with a Multi-function Chain Link Bracelet Watch in Rose Gold.
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/multitofunction+chain+link+bracelet+watch+to+rose/pro/4521458/cat410001?swatch=38_452_1458_438

    by Shelly King Reply
  34. amazing giveaways you have there penny:)
    since you ask I would definately buy those things:
    http://www.express.com/clothing/leopard+print+jacquard+sweater+skater+dress/pro/7862962/cat120002
    http://www.express.com/clothing/studded+patent+and+glitter+runway+sneaker/pro/0421178/cat2010
    http://www.express.com/clothing/studded+opaque+ankle+tights/pro/1191070/cat320003
    http://www.express.com/clothing/tartan+plaid+zip+front+top/pro/8651006/cat550015
    http://www.express.com/clothing/burnout+graphic+muscle+tank+to+lace+ribcage/pro/6449026/cat280011
    p.s they have beautiful clothes!

    by Elena Reply
  35. I would buy (MINUS THE) LEATHER DOUBLE PEPLUM MOTO JACKET and probably some jeans too!

    by Valerie G Reply
  36. Love penny chic and great give away!
    I would pair the polka dot portofino shirt;
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/polka+dot+convertible+sleeve+portofino+shirt/pro/9799716/cat2009?swatch=97_979_9716_015
    With the merino wool v-neck cardigan in red; http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/merino+wool+blend+vtoneck+cardigan/pro/9554691/cat2012?swatch=82_955_4691_303
    Add a pair of studio stretch slim leg columnist pant in black;
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/studio+stretch+slim+leg+columnist+pant/pro/7247339/cat320072?swatch=92_724_7339_058
    And finish the outfit off with the pearl and metal bauble necklace;
    http://www.express.com/mobile/clothing/pearl+and+metal+bauble+necklace/pro/0261480/cat570006?swatch=08_026_1480_403

    by Holly Jo Reply