After many submissions and the toughest decision of my life (yes, harder than naming my blog and this photo shoot), I've finally narrowed down the entries to these top three lovely and stylish ladies! Congratulations (in no particular order!) to Gleys, blogger at Gleys is Here; Cathreen, blogger at Fuck Logic Use Magic, and Sara, Etsy seller at Suite Sailing! Your skirts not only were very creative and looked amazing, but you also all styled them very well! Well done! c;

So, I will stop hogging their photos to myself and, without further ado, meet the winners of JooJoo Azad ~ Free Bird's first ever competition! 

From left to right: Gleys, Cathreen, Sara
Gley's entry was actually the very first entry I received, only a few days after the competition details were released! Her submission included two looks, and I love how she is using the skirt as a transition piece between summer and the upcoming fall season! Also, she is super adorable 

 Cathreen essentially took the basic outline of the DIY and just flew with it! I love how personalized she made her skirt by adding pockets and buttons! Uh, can you say #somuchtalent? P.S. Check out her killer (literally) shoes on her outfit post!

Sara used such a fun and flowy pattern for her skirt and paired it with a patterned hijab for a look that's really daring and artsy! P.S. You can find this skirt as well as several other fabulous items (*cough* tapestry bear bag, anyone?) at her Etsy, Suite Sailing!

 Congratulations ladies! xx

Feeling inspired and in awe? Just because the competition is over doesn't mean you can't still make your own skirt! Head on over to the super simple Maxi Skirt with Slit tutorial and get started! If you need any tips, advice, or design help, check out the winners' blogs--I'm sure they'd be more than happy to help you!


(P.S. If you want to check out how I wore my DIY skirt, it's here!)
Jeeze I don't think I've ever put so many links in a single post before.. c;

Again, thank you to everyone who participated in this competition and I hope you keep your eyes peeled for more! OH DID I MENTION THERE WILL BE A GIVEAWAY TOMORROW?! So stay tuned! c;
[edit: my apologies! The giveaway will actually be Monday, but you should stay tuned regardless c;)