Giveaway #2: Dôen

It’s no secret that Dôen has become one of my favorite, most worn brands in my wardrobe—see some recent looks here, here and here. I can’t explain it other than every time I put on one of their pieces I feel like the best version of myself. Each dress, blouse and knit I own fits flawlessly into my California lifestyle, in an elevated way, while not being too precious for any kind of fun with Elin. I’m obsessed with the shapes, prints and overall vibe that the sister-founders Katherine and Margaret Kleveland have created. I always joke, I could literally live in all things Dôen.

I’m so excited to share today’s giveaway with Dôen, a $500 gift card to one lucky reader. Here’s how you can enter. Follow both @couldihavethat and @shopdoen on instagram, leave a comment on this blog post including your favorite Dôen piece. Open to readers worldwide, ends 5/15. Good Luck!
Be sure to give the Dôen Journal a read, it’s chocked full of inspiring mamas wearing the collection and sharing a slice of their world. I love reading about the amazing women, but also seeing the collection in a different light—translation I end up finding a new style I didn’t know I loved/needed so much. I was incredibly flattered when me and Elin were included recently, read the full story here.

Gladys Tamez hat, Bon Bon dress on Elin, Hedgehouse throw bed and beach blanket, Ariel Gordon ring.

Photography by Arna.

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    1. My favorite piece is the Taos Dress. It’ll be lovely to wear while chasing around my 2-year-old while accommodating my growing baby bump! Not to mention it will be the perfect nursing dress for post baby!

  1. Wow, I love everything! The Market Wrap Dress would be my fave but since it’s already sold out I would say the Faye dress it is! It’s so special!

    1. I’m completely obsessed with my O’keeffe top. I can only imagine what my closet would look like with more Doen staples.

  2. Their dresses are the best, so beautiful and comfortable! I am interested in checking out their sweaters, maybe the Pom Pom Lulu sweater?

  3. I have the Antibes top and Provence dress that are my absolute spring time faves! Love Dôen and their story!

  4. I love the entire Dôen spring collection, but my favorite is the Sorell Dress. It’s the perfect weekend dress for spring and summer!

  5. Doen really is the most beautiful!! I have been wanting a dress by them for ages, such beautiful design and company ideals. I especially love the Assam and Paix dresses <3

  6. Dôen is EVERYTHING! Perfect mix of feminine and easy lifestyle. Hard to choose between my two favorites: Provencal and Noisette. So so so good!

  7. I love the Bronte dress because it’s so versatile for everyday, but also adore the Basil dress because it has a mini me version as well. Love it when my daughter and I can match in a paired down way.

  8. These photos are gorgeous! It’s as if we are taking a walk with you!

    The marguerite dress looks like the perfect easy summer dress-love it! Since I’m tall, it was super helpful to see how it looked on you. Thanks!

  9. I’m in love with the Provencal dress – I could see myself wandering aimlessly through the streets of Marrakesh in it…

  10. Love your gorgeous style and darling family. Doen’s clothing is casual, stylish and well made–love it! My favorite piece is the La Paz dress.

  11. What a stunning scene and fabulous giveaway! Everything by Doen is beautiful but the Provencal Dress is a personal favourite. I’d wear it for so many events this summer! Thanks for hosting Samantha! xo

  12. My favorite piece is the black linen handkerchief maxi dress, just wore it for my anniversary dinner in Mexico. Thank you for introducing me this amazing collection.

  13. What a great giveaway! I seriously just bought two Doen items recently, the Thyme top last week, and this dress your wearing in these photos like literally yesterday! Love the color palette they work with so much. As for a favorite item? I’ll say the next piece on my wishlist: the Noisette dress!

  14. I’m loving Doen too! I’ve picked up a couple tops via last chance and everything is impeccable quality. I’ve had my eye on the Sienna Dress, same print as your dress but in a wrap style.

  15. I love The MARGUERITE DRESS. It’s so 70’s, perfect for a frolic around the garden! Your blog is my absolute favorite! Love your work and this giveaway is the best!

    -B

  16. Love following both you and Doen on Instagram – favorite piece is the Pansy dress, would love it for chasing around my daughter this summer.

  17. Adore Doen. Picking a favorite is so hard, but I’ve currently been lusting over their Wildeve Dress in Macaroon.

  18. Have always looked for clothes that make me feel the best version of me. Would love to try their clothes! My favorite piece right now is the Cornflower Sweater. Once the air conditioning goes on in the summer , I love carrying something like this to use when I get chilly!

  19. Obsessed with the Rosemary Dress. I love its vintage shape… and the sleeves are the perfect length! I bought it for my maternity shoot in Joshua Tree and can’t wait to see how the photos turn out!

  20. Love the inspiration behind this giveaway! I have been dreaming of the Rosemary dress January Jones posted on IG

  21. So hard to just choose one Dôen favorite! If I had to choose it would be the Marguerite dress! It is so easy to throw on and go yet feel so put together in! I’m a mama myself and love how easy and effortless Dôen is to incorporate in my day to day wear!! Such lovely photos and a great giveaway! Thank you! Xx

  22. I love your blog and your daughter Elin is the absolutely cutest! My favorite Shop Doen piece is the Austen Top in black 🙂

  23. Out of all of my Doen pieces, I would say that the golden floral print Jane blouse is my favorite at the moment. It is light & airy, a gorgeous color that compliments my olive skin tone, a flattering shape and overall – I just feel beautiful in it every time I wear it! When I go to my closet, it is one of my first pieces that I grab to put on. It is effortless & I can wear it for most any occasion. Aside from the aspect of beauty, when I put on any of my Doen pieces, I feel confident in knowing that my purchase goes toward a greater good & reinforces Doen’s fashion consciousness and philosophy which seems parallel to mine. I feel alive in my Doen.

  24. How do you choose?! Been following them for awhile now and love their whimsical feel. My favorites are the Rosemary dress and the Wildeve dress. I could see me dressing them both up and down and would be perfect for this Florida weather. Thanks for hosting just an amazing giveaway!

  25. Hard to narrow it down to just one… Anka dress, Mary Janes, Pacha duster.
    All are pieces I’ve dreamed of!

  26. I have the Prem dress and absolutely love it. The Basil, Rosemary and Shakti dresses are all calling my name!!

  27. Would love to win this!! My favorite piece is the Primrose dress… the material and color look like the perfect summer combination! I’ve been lusting after this one for a while.

  28. Yes!!! I’m obsessed. I just ordered the Margueritte dress and the okeefe and Jane tops. But I have a list a mile long!

  29. Great Giveaway and beautiful photos. My favourite piece is the Assam dress but everything Doen is beautiful.

  30. Love, love, love Doen! Favorite current piece is the Jane blouse in Golden – but the Primrose Dress is now on my wish list. Already follow both! Great giveaway!

  31. I would love to get the Doen Pom Pom Lulu sweater for the fall. Gorgeous!

    (I am following on IG: gmathew 1220)

  32. I’m 32 weeks pregnant with my 4th baby, and have been swooning over the Pansy dress! I think it would be great for maternity and nursing! You are so right about, “feeling like the best version of yourself”….there is something effortless and beautiful about their clothes!

  33. I’m obsessed with their dresses!! I think my current favorite is the SIENNA DRESS….
    Following both on Instagram as @rainesmom. Now crossing my fingers!

  34. The Noisette dress is my go to. The length is great for chasing my daughter around or playing on the floor with her. I feel the dress will work during my whole pregnancy with girl #2 on the way!

  35. It’s so hard to pick my favorite! I think the Austen top would be a staple in my wardrobe but I’m in love with so many dresses.

  36. I discovered Doen through your blog and I absolutely love the dreamy, carefree dresses and blouses! I’m loving the Primrose dress currently. Following you both on instagram (@_katchang). Thank you! xx Kat

  37. I just followed you on Instagram! I’ve been following Doen for a long time, but I can’t believe I wasn’t following you earlier! I’ve been wanting the Paix dress for a few months now, so winning this would be so amazing! The Sorell dress is just as beautiful. Ah I could never pick just one favorite!

  38. Thank you for featuring a brand that has a beautiful mission as well as clothing. It is heartening to see creative women supporting women in the workplace while producing such lovely designs. Hard to choose, but the Paix dress is a definite favorite.

  39. Beautiful photographs! While I love the dress you are wearing, I would pick the Buchanan dress or the Lille top.

  40. The Pom Pom Lulu sweater in citron is so beautiful. I also love the Basil dress in indigo. It’s all so ethereal.

  41. Doen has become my favorite brand. Their pieces feel both easy to wear and unbelievably special. I bought the Marguerite dress and the cornflower sweater and am excited to wear them for years to come. I have my eye on a couple of other pieces too…

  42. everything is gorgeous! my new favourite is the Basil dress that I just received today, my wishlist holds my other favourites!

  43. I’m been craving the Dosha dress in Rust. Can they please bring it back??! Also, who else wants a baby just so they can dress them up in the cutest baby clothes? Elin is beyond precious!

  44. My Paix dress in black that I picked up at the sample sale. It’s sooo versatile. A denim jacket and sandals dress it down, Geri Hirsch wore it to COACHELLA, pair it with boots or heels. Viola! Love Doen <3

  45. Every piece you pick is beautiful.
    I’m loving the wildeve dress in black and the Buchannan dress. Their santal sandals seem like a nice staple piece, too!

  46. I would get the pom pom lulu sweater, the faye dress (even though they only have size L left), the antibes top, or my very very favorite the paix dress,

  47. I love my Cassis top. I wear it all the time. I can also say that Doen’s customer service is top-notch. They really stand behind their products.

  48. I love Doen as well! The cornflower is my favorite, but it’s hard to choose because they have so many gorgeous pieces!

  49. These images of you and Elin are just gorgeous! I would love to win and get the Faye dress you wore to the citrus orchard (crossing my fingers for a restock)..

  50. There are so many great pieces…but if i had to chose one it would be the Provencal Dress for me and the Chai dress for my daughter 🙂

  51. Hi!
    I LOVE the Faye Dress. I couldn’t agree more with how their clothes make you feel like the best version of yourself. I have two young daughters (and so appreciate that a lot of their pieces are nursing-friendly), and there is something about their clothes that just captures my dream come true of raising daughters in California in a natural way. Thank you for featuring such a wonderful company for this giveaway!

  52. I love the pom pom lulu sweater. It is definitely sweeter than most of my clothes, but I think it would pair nicely with my tomboy wardrobe.

  53. So hard to choose a favorite, but I would have to say the SORELL dress. The color, the cut, and the flowy lines are perfect and would be amazing all year round. I wouldn’t mind looking like the model either! 🙂

  54. Hi! My favorite piece from Doen would be the Wildeve Dress. I love how it was designed after the 1910’s bodice silhouettes.

  55. The Marguerite dress for dinner al fresco on Sunday afternoon after a long weekend in the sun.
    The Provencal dress for summer days and beach vacations.
    The Ardarsha dress for a last minute social events where you want to be comfortable,, but wearing something special and different. (You have completely sold this dress in this post, I wouldn’t have gravitated to it on my own but now I feel like I must have it!)

    Thank you for offering this incredible giveaway! So happy to have learned about this brand 🙂

  56. I have been eyeing all of the dreamy Doen dresses coming out this Spring! I am due with twins in about a month, and plan to buy the Basil dress as a treat for myself post babies. 🙂 🙂 xo

  57. You are one of the very few bloggers that I take the time to follow : you sense of aesthetics and style correspond 100% to mine, your pictures are amazing and quotes always relevant. It’s my daily little heaven and delight. Thanks
    As for my favorite Dôen piece it definitely is the Marguerite Dress https://shopdoen.com/collections/dresses/products/marguerite-dress-rust
    I’ve been going nuts for it since your posted on March 30th…
    Hope I get to win this one !

  58. I love the Pansy dress. It’s so sweet and flirty for summer, and would be perfecting for my upcoming honeymoon in Europe!

  59. Hi Samantha, my favs are the black remy top, le marche dress and the white paix dress (of course)! I haven’t pulled the trigger and bought any pieces yet but I love that their mission supports women and local production yay!

  60. Everytime you wear a Doen piece, I’m left with stars in my eyes and then scroll to see where it’s from and never surprised with I see “Doen”. Their designs really do fit you and your style to a T, equal parts effortless and artistic. My favorite piece in the shop right now is the Faye dress, I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything more perfect (which probably explains why it’s almost sold out haha), but the Paix dress is a close second. I can’t say not to a white dress or top in the Summer.

  61. LOVE Doen! I’ve had my eye on the Taos dress and the Lulu Sweater. And that adorable Tuku sweater for the kiddo!

  62. I’ve been watching this brand for a while now through bloggers, and wishing I could own one of their beautiful pieces. I am really loving the Marguerite dress. Crossing my fingers and toes on this one!

  63. These are such fun giveaways!! Thanks for hosting!! I love all of Dôen’s dreamy dresses, but especially the Bronte Dress ❤️ Fingers crossed!!

  64. I love all things Doen too! Right now, my favorite is the grasse dress, it arrives today and I literally can’t wait!

  65. I love the shakti dress! I am expecting baby #2 and feel that this would be perfect… comfort and style! Doen has such beautiful clothing. All of it!!

  66. Obsessed with the wildeve dress in black. So many options to choose from but kept going back to that one.

  67. obsessed with Doen (fave dress is the Paix), and your blog! I grew up in SB and love seeing my hometown through the lens of your blog. And Arna’s pics are so gorg.

  68. I adore the Adarsha dress. It’s whimsical, effortless and polished all in one, and an absolute joy to wear.

  69. Doen is so good. My favorite piece right now is the Remy top. Following you and Doen on Instagram as @kajamcmaster. Thanks for the giveaway!

  70. This is so awesome and generous. I recently stumbled across their IG page and got lost in all of their dreamy clothes. There are so many pieces I love, but I’m absolutely head over heels for the Buchanan dress!

  71. It’s impossible to pick only one – they are all so pretty! I love the Bronte and the Willow. These pictures of you and Elin are dreamy – thanks for sharing them with us. x

  72. It’s impossible to pick only one – they are all so pretty! I love the Bronte and the Willow. These pictures of you and Elin are dreamy – thank you for sharing them with us.

  73. I have one their tops and I couldn’t agree more. The pieces are so ethereal and effortless – lived in before you even get them in the most perfect way. I’m lusting over the pom pom lu lu weather and the manzanita top.

  74. I’ve been a fan of Doen for a while but haven’t tried anything yet!! I’d love to wear the Bronte dress on my honeymoon 🙂

  75. My favourite changes but at the moment I am drawn to the earthly beauty BUCHANAN. So perfect. Perfect for Australia.

  76. Love Doen and you! The white dress you’re wearing in the Insta post this morning is by far my favorite piece

  77. I love the Tulsi dress. It was the first dress from DÔEN that I purchased and feel like I will have it in my closet forever.

  78. My favourite Doen piece is the Pom Pom Lulu Sweater in dreamy citron ! I will be visiting L.A. in June for the first time in years for a wellness summit, and am so excited to check out some of the emerging brands out of California. Fingers crossed for this Mother’s Day giveaway. It will make L.A. that much more exciting of a trip!n

  79. I love everything about Doen from the look to the way they make me feel! My favorite piece right now is the Marguerite Dress. The fabric and style are to die for!

  80. I love how beautifully feminine all of Dôen’s pieces are. I’ve had my eye on the Jane top – hoping it comes back in stock soon!

  81. Love the Antibes top – perfect summer breezy top to pair with wide leg pants or denim! And I’d love to take the Argan dress to the park for a family picnic.

  82. I love the Dosha dress in black, which I have, but I also would love the Lille Top in Salt. So many wonderful pieces!

  83. I have been dying for either the Lulu sweater or the cornflower sweater. Perfect transitional piece for our gloomy New England weather!

  84. I finally have a chance to take a weekend away with my mom and sister sans kids! in June and the WILDER DRESS would be the perfect dress for the charity event my sister is designing for that weekend and we are attending! Your clothing is so ethereal and beautiful, so grateful to have found your brand! Happy Mothers Day!

  85. I’ve followed you and Doen on insta for a while now – both are wonderful. I missed out by a whisker on buying the Tulsi dress in clay and indigo (you look wonderful in the clay – so inspirational) and I now proudly own the Tulsi dress in rust and black (they’ll both be worn a lot when the weather finally warms up). The items on my wishlist right now are the Adarsha, Basil and Argan dresses. All so elegant.

  86. Oh how I love Doen – and I already follow you both on Insta! My favorite of their lovely pieces is the Provencal dress in black. Such a beautiful, timeless piece,

  87. The adarsha dress you have on is AMAZING. I love the colors and the print and love how i can just throw it on for work or for anywhere anytime! Its beautiful!! Im not going to lie but wildeve dress is also my favorite !! Effortlessly beautiful.

  88. I have been eyeing the Adarasha dress for my upcoming trip to Florence! Crossing my fingers that and more lovely Doen pieces will get to come with me! xx

  89. My absolute favorite Dôen piece is the Buchanan Dress!! It would be the perfect dress for a welcome dinner or bridal shower!!

  90. I love the Provencal-dress. The white is perfect for summer, the blondes ad the right amount of bohemian vibe, the length of the Skott is very playing-with-your-kids-friendly, and the length of the sleeves is great for me as a mom of two small children (I always seem to roll up my sleeves anyways).
    Kisses from Amalie in Denmark

  91. Love discovering new brands through you! I love the Santal Sandal, the sold out Atlas bag, and the last chance Handkerchief dress. Following on IG (ooooohhhhlala).

  92. Samantha, you and I must think alike because my Marguerite dress from Doen arrived the day your spring picnic post went up! AND the Adarsha dress you’re wearing here is one of the pieces I’ve been lusting after recently. Maybe great minds dress alike too?

    I love all of Doen’s designs and especially love supporting a woman-run business. Such an exciting giveaway! fingers crossed xoxo


    Sally | http://www.weekend-wanderer.com

  93. oh la la every piece is just so divine! i will say though that my mystic top and grasse dress are getting a lot of love these days ! x x x

  94. Thank you for these lovely giveaways. I never knew Dôen, but am now addicted to their webshop. Had a hard time choosing a favourite, but the Remy top is just gorgeous – such a Victorian, romantic silhouette.

  95. The Argan dress is such a lovely piece for Summer…great travel piece too! Thanks so much for this giveaway!

  96. I love so many pieces, past and present collections, but for now I’ll say the pom pom lulu sweater in citron, makes me daydream about the vacations I had with my parents in France when I was a kid!

  97. Thank you for introducing me to this brand, I’m obsessed with everything! I love the Lillie top-mustard is my color of the moment.

  98. Such a difficult decision. I will say the Bronte Dress. But I love the Gladiator sandals and the Rosemary Dress and the Juniper top. I can see why you love this line.

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