Casual Saturday: Denim and Dots

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Today on the blog, I am going to show y’all a fabulous Casual Saturday outfit that is perfect for lunch dates and running errands…or shopping *wink* What fashionista doesn’t like a little shopping excursion! *wink*

To create this outfit, I started out with a pair of dark wash Chip & Pepper jeans then added a white lace blouse. To top off this Casual Saturday outfit, I tossed on a navy blue polka dotted cardigan and a yellow scarf for a pop of color.  Tah dah! Ready for anything Saturday throws at me–except snow, rain, and that sort of thing. So, don’t listen to The Weather Girls–you know, the singers–and take an umbrella just in case *wink* Now, cue It’s Raining Men because I cannot simply control the urge to dance *wink* It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah! – It’s Raining Men! Amen! It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah! It’s Raining Men! Amennnn!

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Cardigan: Old Navy

Blouse: The Limited

Jeans: Chip & Pepper, Belk (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Shoes: Lucky Brand, Belk (Columbus, MS)

Scarf: J.Crew, The Outlet Shops of Grand River (Leeds, AL)

Hand stamped cuff and ring: Beadsoul by Lisa Hamilton

Beaded bracelets: Ethereal Energy by Liz Stechschulte

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

3 Ways to Wear a Pretty Pink Coat: Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Outfit 3)

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Brr… Are y’all staying warm? It is somewhat warm here today; however, it might be bitter cold tomorrow. Who knows with Southern weather *wink* So, what does the VIP do in weather like this? Watch Psych, of course! I am so excited for another episode tomorrow! Whoo hoo!

To change up Outfit 2, trade pink cords for dark denim jeans, swap the red sweater for a chevron cardigan and matching tank, and last but not least, toss off the hat, and slip into a pair of pink kitten heels–tah dah! FAB-U-LOUS.

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Coat: Tommy Hilfiger, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Cardigan: Banana Republic

Jeans: Chip & Pepper, Belk (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

VIP Scrapbook: Hottest Moments of 2013

IMG_9966Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog! My goodness, can you believe that in just a few short hours (depending on your time zone haha) it will be 2014?! Phew! It has been a fabulous year for the VIP because I have met some amazing people and done some amazing things–and I could not have done any of it without y’all’s love and support.

Now, as we prepare to ring in the New Year, let’s take a look at the VIP’s hottest posts of 2013 (in no particular order)….and then the moment y’all have all been waiting for *drum roll* NEVER BEFORE SEEN PHOTOS. *gasp* Come on, let’s get started!

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1. VIP Interview with Extreme Home Makeover Edition’s Ty Pennington

(click here to see post)

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2. Birmingham Fashion Week 2013

(click here to visit category archives)

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3.  VIP Interview with Denim Experts Chip & Pepper Foster

(click here to view post.)

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4.  Grand Haul Girl with The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Lucky 13 outfit series here. (video here)

Superb Seven outfit series here. (video here)

18 Days of Grand Haul outfit series here. (video here)

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5. VIP Interview with Project Runway Season 12’s Ken Laurence

VIP Interview post here.

VIP Interview video here.

Project Runway archives and mini interviews with Ken here.

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Now, it is time for NEVER BEFORE SEEN PHOTOS! Whoo hoo!

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

5 Days of Denim: Weekly Whistle

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Hello, my fabulouses! Welcome back to the blog for this week’s Weekly Whistle.

It has been a bit since I incorporated my most favorite REO Speedwagon tee on the blog. It is so soft, so  versatile, and so fabulous!

Okay, enough of my babbling! Check out today’s fabulously fierce Weekly Whistle.

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Blazer: Anthropologie

Tank: Urban Outfitters

Denim: Chip & Pepper, Belk

Heels: Jessica Simpson, Belk

BLOOPER! Me being Miley Cyrus. Just kidding...No time for twerking, just working *wink*
BLOOPER! My being Miley Cyrus. Just kidding…No time for twerking, just working *wink*

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

5 Days of Denim: Transformation Tuesday

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Hello, my fabulouses! Today is Transformation Tuesday on the 5 Days of Denim series, and I cannot wait for y’all to see how this retro floral button-down has transformed from summer hipster to fall chic!

Check out Closet Shopping: Vintage Hipster to see how the VIP wore this blouse back in April 2013.

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Blouse: VIP’s personal vintage collection

Jeans: Chip & Pepper, Belk

Shoes: Jessica Simpson, Belk

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn