3 Ways to Wear a Red Sweater: Outfit #1

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Today, I would like to introduce my new styling challenge: 3 Ways to Wear a Red Sweater. Yay!  I purchased this sweater on my last Grand Haul shopping spree with The Outlet Shops of Grand River because its vibrant red hue was absolutely irresistible! I could not leave GAP without this in hand *wink*

So, how many different ways can you wear a red sweater? Well, over the next few days, I am going to show y’all three of the many looks I was able to create with this cozy piece.  

Now, let’s take a look at Outfit #1!

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Sweater: GAP, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Scarf: Vera Bradley

Cords: J.Crew

Heels: Michael Kors, Belk

Purse: Kate Spade (The Summit, Birmingham, AL)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

30 Day J.Crew Challenge: Fun on a Cool Autumn Day

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Hello, my fabulouses! Today’s 30 Day J.Crew challenge outfit is all about having fun on a cool autumn day. Push aside your Nike shorts and slouchy t-shirt for something more appealing to the eye…like the VIP’s J.Crew outfit of the day! So, let’s jump right to it–let’s see what the J.Crew look of the day is! It is time to get fabulous, fashionistas!

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Flannel Shirt: J.Crew Factory, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

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Shorts: J.Crew Factory, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

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Hair Sticks: BluKat Design by Heather O’Cain

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Necklace: BluKat Design by Heather O’Cain

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Earrings: BluKat Design by Heather O’Cain

(request a similar look here)

Wrap Bracelet: Beadsoul by Lisa Hamilton

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Ring: Beadsoul by Lisa Hamilton

(request a similar look here)

Bracelet: Sparkle Cat Studio by Stephanie Grantham

(get the look here)

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To find out more ways to stretch your fashion dollar, check out my Grand Haul Girl video for The Outlet Shops of Grand River where I got almost $400 worth of clothes for…for…for? Hmm…I guess you will have to watch to find out:) Click here to watch NOW!

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Abby Hathorn

The Outlet Shops of Grand River Grand Haul Girl Video 1

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Hey there, fabulouses! I am so excited to announce that my Grand Haul Girl “Transition to Fall” video is published to The Outlet Shops of Grand River YouTube channel! Can you believe it? I got almost $400 worth of name brand apparel items for only….only how much? Come on, Abby! Tell us! Nope…y’all are going to have to go watch the video :) Click here to watch now.

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Who said the number 13 was not lucky? Pish posh! On my first clothing haul, I got six fashion pieces and four accessories that I am going to use to create thirteen looks. Stay tuned to the blog and VIP YouTube channel for the “Lucky 13” ensembles reveal. Y’all are not going to want to miss it!

For sneak peeks of the “Lucky 13” reveal, check out the VIP’s Facebook page (click here) and NEW Tumblr (click here).

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I would like to say a special thank you to all of my fabulous supporters who have helped me get to the point I am at today…Grand Haul Girl is only the beginning! Words cannot express how blessed I feel to have such dedicated “Abby” fans on my blog and Real Media.  I cannot thank y’all enough for helping me win The Outlet Shops of Grand River Grand Haul Girl shopping video series! *BIG HUGS FOR EVERYONE*

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Me? nervous? Nah…not at all. *sarcasm* I call this nervous look “Deer In Headlights”…

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Y’all do NOT forget to check out The Outlet Shops of Grand River Facebook page (click here) for upcoming sales, events at The Shops, and the releasing of more Grand Haul videos! I cannot wait to see what the other Grand Haul Stars got on their clothing hauls!

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

THE VIP NEEDS YOUR HELP!

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ATTENTION! SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

Hello, fabulouses! I am a finalist for The Grand Haul Girl at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, Alabama! I am in the running against other fabulous fashionistas and fashionados to see which young lady and gentleman will win a wardrobe budget of $150 for the months of September, October, November, and December to spend at the lovely The Outlet Shops of Grand River. Can you feel the excitement? Yeah, me too! Please read below on how you can help the VIP win!

Watch my audition video here!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBqzIJ9FPbs&list=PLsWWC-d8oQLFSwUeZfJbopC1Pcelg3gb0&index=1

OFFCIALLY vote for Abby Hathorn to be The Outlet Shops of Grand River GRAND HAUL GIRL here: https://www.facebook.com/shopgrandriver

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HOW TO VOTE:

  1. Go like The Outlet Shops of Grand River on Facebook

  2. Click the “Vote Now” button (it’s hot pink)

  3. Find my (Abby Hathorn) picture and click the “VOTE” button!

  4. Come back the next day…and vote again for the VIP!

Voting for The Outlet Shops of Grand River Grand Haul Casting Call ends August 24, 2013 at 5:00pm CST…So, y’all get to voting!

To learn more about The Outlet Shops of Grand River and the Grand Haul Casting Call, please visit http://www.shopsofgrandriver.com

What did you think about the VIP’s Grand Haul audition video? Tell me by commenting on this post or posting to the VIP Facebook wall! I would love to here what YOU have to say:) www.facebook.com/vintagepassionista

 

Also, y’all stay tuned to the VIP Facebook page for updates on the contest!

 

Please share with your friends, family, and strangers…only if you are feeling a little daring;) haha Thanks so much for the lovely support, readers! I cannot thank y’all enough for reading and following my blog! Y’all are FABULOUS and AMAZING!

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn