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Hello, hello, hello my fabulous fashionistas! Today, I have a fabulous event to tell y’all about-the 2013 Birmingham Fashion Week Kick Off Party! Oh, it was ever so amazing, and I met some spectacular people! So, without further ado, I present to you the VIP’s coverage of the BFW 2013 Kick Off Party at Gus Mayer (Birmingham-Summit location)!

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The lovely Leah Burns posing with a dashing fellow at the BFW kick off party.

The lovely Leah Burns posing with a dashing fellow at the BFW kick off party.

Getting to meet some of the models of BFW was super fun! They are all so glamorous!

Getting to meet some of the models of BFW was super fun! They are all so glamorous!

Krista Collins (principal of KC Projects) looked stunning in an all lace frock at the BFW Kick Off Party!

Krista Conlin (principal of KC Projects) looked stunning in an all lace frock at the BFW Kick Off Party!

Kimberly Strickland (on left) and Anna Marie Mobley Parish (on far right) looking fantastic at the kick off party.

Kimberly Strickland (on left) and Anna Marie Mobley Parish (on far right) looking fantastic at the kick off party.

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Doesn't Jeana Fleming, co-founder of Birmingham Fashion Week, look absolutely breathtaking in that superb neon dress and statement jewelry!

Doesn’t Jeana Fleming, co-founder of Birmingham Fashion Week, look absolutely breathtaking in that superb neon dress and statement jewelry!

We all loved Jeana's ensemble at the party! So fabulous!

We all loved Jeana’s ensemble at the party! So fabulous!

Kristen Ashley and I looking super cute at last night's event!

Kristen Ashley and I looking super cute at last night’s event!

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Brandon, Ellis, Abbey, and Michael were such fun BFW models to meet!

Brandon, Ellis, Abbey, and Michael were such fun BFW models to meet!

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Everyone, including the VIP, loved having their picture taken by Curtis B. Photos.

Everyone, including the VIP, loved having their picture taken by Curtis B. Photos.

Jeana Fleming. Heidi Elnora, Jeremy Stephens, and myself being glamorous while Curtis B. took our picture.

Jeana Fleming. Heidi Elnora, Jeremy Stephens, and myself being glamorous while Curtis B. took our picture.

Krista Collins, Jeana Fleming, Heidi Elnora, Jeremy Stephens, and I at the 2013 kick off party. Love the tremendous people of BFW!

Krista Conlin, Jeana Fleming, Heidi Elnora, Jeremy Stephens, and I at the 2013 kick off party. Love the tremendous people of BFW!

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Jeremy Stephens and I just being fabulous.

Jeremy Stephens and I just being fabulous.

Jonathan Shalon Ballard rocked an awesome pair of cobalt blue trousers topped off with a black vest at the 2013 BFW kick off party!

Jonathan Shalon Ballard rocked an awesome pair of cobalt blue trousers topped off with a black vest at the 2013 BFW kick off party!

The VIP was pleased to meet Jeana Fleming's sister and mom at the party. They all dress so amazing!

The VIP was pleased to meet Jeana Fleming’s sister and mom at the party. They all dress so amazing!

Live models showing off the wonderful fashions at Gus Mayer.

Live models showing off the wonderful fashions at Gus Mayer.

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Spotted Mary-Margaret McCord, Miss Alabama USA, at the Birmingham Fashion Week Kick Off Party. Doesn't she look truly stunning posing with BFW models!

Spotted Mary-Margaret McCord, Miss Alabama USA, at the Birmingham Fashion Week Kick Off Party. Doesn’t she look truly stunning posing with BFW models!

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Having fun with statement hats at the 2013 BFW kick off party at Gus Mayer! I am thinking the VIP needs to take a shopping spree to Gus Mayer!

Having fun with statement hats at the 2013 BFW kick off party at Gus Mayer! I am thinking the VIP needs to take a shopping spree to Gus Mayer!

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Jonathan Thomas Croy (Winner of the BFW 2012 Model Competition) and I at the 2013 kick off party. He wore a dashing vintage button up that the VIP simply adored!

The fashions being modeled at Gus Mayer were to die for!

The fashions being modeled at Gus Mayer were to die for!

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To see more photos from this event, check out my Facebook page www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista as well as the BFW Facebook page and Curtis B. Photos!

Find out more about the founders of Birmingham Fashion Week, Heidi Elnora and Jeana Fleming! VIP Interview with Heidi, click here. VIP Interview with Jeana, click here.

To learn more about Birmingham Fashion Week, take a gander at their website: www.bhamfashionweek.com. If you are interested in purchasing tickets for Birmingham Fashion Week, click here.

Like BFW on Facebook to keep up with the latest media coverage and runway updates! www.facebook.com/bhamfashionweek

Twitter: www.twitter.com/bhamfashionweek HASHTAG: BFW2013

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If you cannot get enough of the VIP, check out my articles in The Real Story! The Adventures of the VIP in the Lifestyle section! www.realstorypublishing.com

The VIP is also on The Real Story YouTube page! Check out the first Adventures of the VIP video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Uhx3yMCDh4

Check out the latest issue of Town and Gown Magazine! You can read online @ www.issuu.com/townandgownmagazine!

Like the VIP on Facebook to keep up with the latest VIP news and sneak peeks! www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

TWITTER: www.twitter.com/abbysauce_

INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/vintagepassionista

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What the VIP Wore:

Cardigan: Banana Republic

Dress: Banana Republic

Heels: Michael Kors

Belt: Anthropologie

Purse: London Fog

Earrings: Hearts of Stone Jewelry handmade by Rachel Leathers

Stone Ring: Beadsoul handmade by Lisa Hamilton

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

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