Weekly Whistle: Zoolight Safari 2012

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Hello, hello, hello, my lovely fashionistas! If y’all were wondering why this week’s Weekly Whistle was not posted on December 19, it is because I was volunteering at the Birmingham Zoo for the Zoolight Safari! It was so much fun, and I just had to share it with all of you! Since I was unable to walk around and take adorable pictures as usual, I gave my mom permission to be “Miss VIP Jr.” as I took up tickets for the train ride! Let’s just say my mom had a lot of fun “playing me” haha:)

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A short tour of the Birmingham Zoo’s “Zoolight Safari” brought to you by the VIP’s mom, Chasidy Hathorn!

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Sweater: The Loft
Blouse: The Attic (Yes, I let my mom borrow my beloved vintage pieces.)
Pants: The Loft
Shoes: Sanuk
Purse: Vera Bradley

I styled my mom’s outfit to help her to be comfortable with her new Mini Med Paradigm Revel Insulin Pump with CGM. My mom is a type one diabetic so finding the prefect outfit is key to being comfy and confident!

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I met  a lot of amazing people as I volunteered at Zoolight Safari on December 19! There were lots of laughs and smiles as I got random hugs from joyful kids who thought I was Santa’s helper. The event  that made my night was when I met several very enthusiastic girls who thought it was “totally boss”  that I write a blog, newspaper column, and style outfits for a magazine at 17.  Totally boss…I might have to start using that…

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I could not do all of the fabulous things I have done without my amazing parents! Thank you Mom and Deddy for everything y’all do for “the sake of the blog”! From shopping sprees to staying up all night planning photo shoots, there is no way I could do it alone!

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This basically sums up how ridiculous my Dad and I act on a regular basis...got to love us:)

This basically sums up how ridiculous my Dad and I act on a regular basis…got to love us:)

Don’t forget to like my Facebook page to keep up with all the latest VIP news! www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

Twitter: @Abbysauce_

Instagram: @VintagePassionista

Newspaper Column: www.realstorypublishing.com (The Adventures of the VIP in the Lifestyle section!)

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Happy Holidays to all! May your holiday events be filled with love, laughter and fashion!

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: Check Out Those Susupenders!

*Whistle, whistle, whistle, I’m whistling…whistle, whistle, whistle, la, la, la*

Hello, and welcome back to the Vintage Inspired Passionista blog on this LOVELY Wednesday! I just adore Wednesdays! Why, you ask? Well, because I get to show all of you fabulous fashionistas my outfit of the week! Whoo Hoo!

Blouse: The Attic
Skirt: Target
Heels: Jessica Simpson
Suspenders: Walmart
Necklace: Avon
Bracelets: Avon
Watch: Avon
Brooch: Avon

I have IMPORTANT news for all of you! I would like all of you fantastic readers to vote for my friend, Anna Leigh Arsenault, to be on the cover of Fitness Magazine! Read her story and vote at http://phtos.fitnessmagazine.com/face-f-fitness-contest/43/2012/2 You can vote every single day until Sunday, October 25. Get to voting, my fellow fashionistas:)

Be sure to join me next time for an awesome interview with the owners of Deep South Pout! You will not want to miss it:)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

 

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Weekly Whistle: Spring and Fall

 

Flash back to my blog, “Inside the Attic”, to see how I wore this fantastic 70s dress in the spring! Don’t you just love vintage!

 

*drum roll……………* Whoo! Today is the best day of the week (besides Friday). Why does the VIP love Wednesdays so much, you ask? Well, it is because I get to show all of you fabulous readers my crush outfit of the week!

 

 

Flash forward! I adore this dress so much that I had to find a way to transist it into fall…
Dress: The Attic (1970s)
Shirt: Gap
Belt: Betsey Johnson
Heels: Jessica Simpson

 

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: Whistle While You Work

Hello, hello, hello, my fabulous fashionistas! As y’all know, today is Wednesday! Oh, how I just LOVE Wednesdays because that means it is time for Weekly Whistle! Yipee!

Hat: The Attic
Blazer: The Limited
Pants: The Limited
Shoes: BCBG

VIP Tip:

  • Always whistle while you work, but more importantly, look FABULOUS while you work!

To see more photos from this photo shoot, visit my “InStyle Inspiration: September 2012″ blog!

Be sure to like my Facebook page for the latest VIP news, sneak peeks, and give aways! www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

Also, follow me on Twitter @Abbysauce_ and Instagram @VintagePassionista to keep up with me while I am on the go!

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

 

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InStyle Inspiration: September 2012

Hello, lovers of fashion! It is the end of September, and we all know what that means…InStyle Inspiration! Whoo Hoo!

Dress: Deep South Pout
Shoes: Jessica Simpson
*photo featured on “Pigskin Go Team Ready” blog.*

The first article to catch the VIP’s eye was “Color Crash Course: Burgundy”! InStyle suggested wearing burgundy classics with sky blue, forest green, peony pink, or peach apparel or accessories. As I read through the article, I had a fantastic flashback to my blog post “Pigskin Go Team Ready”. On that particular blog, I wore a chic burgundy, high-low dress paired with simple pearl accessories and white wedges.

According to InStyle, “Suits are a return to the most foolproof way of taking care of business.”  This article created another flashback fashion moment for me, and it also helped me to put together an amazing suit pant outfit!

Travel back in time with me to the 11th Annual Tennessee Williams’ Tribute “Of Roses” poetry reading where I wore a fabulous suit accessorized with a dazzling 1940′s hat.

Blazer: The Limited
Top: The Attic
Skirt: The Limited
Belt: Target
Shoes: Kenzie Girl
Hat: The Attic
Gloves: Fantabulous Formals (Louisville, Mississippi: Rhonda Prisock-owner)

The marvelous suit pant ensemble expresses every woman’s attitude of getting stuff done! I slipped into my gray suit pants and blazer along with a sleek black tank and a 1940′s statement hat for a throwback look that was absolutely stunning!

Blazer: The Limited
Pants: The Limited
Shoes: BCBG
Hat: The Attic

Are you inspired by InStyle too? Email me your “InStyle Inspiration” photos for a future blog! Common’ now; don’t be shy;)

Be sure to join me next time for another fabulous blogging adventure! You never know what to expect from the VIP! :)

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Check out Fantabulous Formals on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/Fantabulous-Formals/ to see all the wonderful things Rhonda’s shop has to offer:)

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

 

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