Weekly Whistle: Hippie at Heart

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Ever since I can remember, I have been head-over-heels for the hippie era of fashion. The wardrobe pieces, the accessories, the hair, and the makeup are all so effortless and elegant in this oddly-romantic, slightly-rebelling-against-tradition way. Oh, y’all–I’m telling you the flow and the funk is so empowering + I am a sucker for pieces with killer sleeves *wink* 

So, for this week’s Weekly Whistle, I am throwing it back to the sixties and seventies with a little bell-sleeve and bell-bottom action. I absolutely adore this outfit because not only is it practical for my new #CampusLife *wink*, but it is also trendy and classic. When combined with the lariat necklace (worn as a headband) from Beauty In Stone, I feel like I just hopped in a fashionable time machine. 

Now, without further ado, let’s take a look at this week’s Weekly Whistle + outfit details 

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Blouse: Belk

Jeans: Chip & Pepper, Belk

Shoes: Sbicca, Molly Green (Birmingham, AL)

Bracelet: Reclaimed Inspired (Johnson City, TN)

Lariat & Beaded Tassel Bracelet: Beauty In Stone Jewelry

Stone Bracelet & Leather/Copper Bracelet: Beadsoul 

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Three Ways to Wear: Blue & White Frock

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Have you ever bought a dress that was absolute PERFECTION, and wondered How in the world am I going to wear this more than one way?! OR How am I going to get my money out of this piece? Well, that’s what I thought when I bought this marvelous dress in my school colors *wink* It was a little spontaneous; however, it was totally worth it because when I got it home…I started to style it three ways *wink* Accessories really do make ALL the difference!

So, for this week’s Three Ways to Wear Thursday, I am going to show y’all three ways to wear a fabulous blue and white frock. Take a look at the outfits below + enjoy the fabulous pictures taken by my awesome hobby-photographer dad *hugs*

Way 1: Weekly Whistle

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To see the details of this outfit, click here.

Way 2: School Spirit–Go Wasps! #Emory&HenryCollege

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Dress: Serendipity Boutique (Johnson City, TN)

Necklace: Serendipity Boutique (Johnson City, TN)

Bracelets: Serendipity Boutique (Johnson City, TN)

Heels: Michael Kors, Belk

Way 3: Pre-Fall

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Dress: Serendipity Boutique (Johnson City, TN)

Necklace: BluKatDesign

Bracelet: Luke & Lyla Designs

Clogs: Kork-Ease, Belk

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Letter From the Editor: EXCITING NEWS!

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

I hope y’all are having a fabulous Friday because I have some very FABULOUS and EXCITING news to share with y’all! *girly scream* AH!!!!

Recently, I applied to Emory & Henry College, a private liberal arts college located in Emory, Virginia. This was not in my plans when I first moved to Northeast Tennessee a little over a year ago, and this definitely was not in my plans when I was in high school. So, needless to say, this collegiate journey has been a little bit stressful and ever-changing. BUT like anything good–it has all been worth it because today, I received my acceptance letter in the mail. My mom and I both screamed *wink*

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As if getting accepted to Emory & Henry wasn’t enough excitement, I was also awarded the Patrick Henry Scholarship for my achievements. *happy dance* Somebody pinch me–I can’t believe any of this is real *wink*

I am so thankful that God has blessed me with this amazing opportunity to expand my education. I am also BEYOND thankful for amazing readers, fans and supporters like you guys. There is no way that I could be where I am today without the amazing support I have received from y’all, and I don’t know how I could ever thank you all enough. 

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Thank you, readers, for supporting little 16 year old me almost four years ago. I bet that Abby never would have imagined VIP would be what it is today, and that she would be pursuing a broadcasting career. :)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn