Buh-Bye January, Hello Fabulous February!

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Hello, fashionistas! Welcome to the Vintage Inspired Passionista blog! Today, I will be summarizing the month of January in a nutshell…the best of the VIP…best outfits…best tips…best everything…redundancy! So, come on! Join me as we reminisce the month of January in VIP style!

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Ah…January has been quite the humdinger…and February is going to rock! I have many new things to share with y’all….but I do not want to chat about the details right now and ruin the surprise! What I can tell you is tomorrow, I will be kicking off fabulous February with a blog that involves fashion…and a show. That, fashionistas, is all I am going to tell you! Join me tomorrow to discover the super secret awesome blog!

Stay tuned to the Facebook page for more sneak peeks about what is to come in February! www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

Twitter: @Abbysauce_

Instagram: @VintagePassionista

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

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Shopping in Your Own Closet: Where’d You Get that Vest?!

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Hello, my fashionistas! It is time for another fabulous  Shopping In Your Own Closet! Ahh…yes…good ole’ closet shopping! Join me, fashionable ladies and gentlemen, as we search for lovely forgotten treasures within our wardrobes!

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This week’s Shopping In Your Own Closet ensemble is all about a totally 80s denim vest from a VIP DIY! Oh, I just love my VIP distressed denim vest…it is so stellar and combines well with so many outfits! So, I have brought the VIP DIY Vest out of the closet so that it may enjoy fame once again!

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Vest: VIP DIY

Blouse: Belk

Skirt: Urban Outfitters

Heels: TJMaxx, Jessica Simpson

Necklace: Avon

Rings: Beadsoul, Pandora, and Personal Collection

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Now, let’s talk tips! No fashionistas can ever have too many tips!

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Would you like to create your own VIP Totally 80s vest? Then check out the DIY @ this link: https://vintageinspiredpassionista.com/2012/02/29/diy-v-i-p-style-is-that-too-many-initials/

Want a chance to be on the VIP blog? Email or post pictures to the Facebook wall with a caption of you sporting your VIP DIY distressed denim vest! Email: vintage.passionista@gmail.com OR www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

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

Town and Gown Magazine is now online! Read previous issues @ www.issuu.com/townandgownmagazine

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Alabama Snow-tacular!

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Hello, VIP readers! Today was a snow-tacular day in sweet home Alabama! Winter Storm Iago has covered a portion of the South in fabulous white, fluffy snow! I took the day off from school to enjoy the snow…so here are some photos from today’s snow-tacular adventure:)

My glamorous snowman is super sassy as it waves to people from the front yard haha:)
My glamorous snowman is super sassy as he waves to people in the front yard haha:)

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Mattie (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier) and I had such fun running through the beautiful snow!
Mattie (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier) and I had such fun running through the beautiful snow!

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Can I please have snow everyday in the winter? Please and thank you! :)
May I have snow every day during the winter? Please and thank you! :)

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Mattie and Ziva (Giant Schnauzer) has bunches of fun playing in the rare Southern snow!
Mattie and Ziva (Giant Schnauzer) had bunches of fun playing in the rare Southern snow!

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I wanted to get an adorable picture with my precious Giant Schnauzer, Ziva, but she refused...and insisted that she had no time for pictures. :)
I wanted to get an adorable picture with my precious Giant Schnauzer, Ziva, but she refused…and insisted that she had no time for pictures. :)

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That is all the snow-tacular pictures I have for now, my lovlies! Join me tomorrow to see the fashion photo shoot the VIP held in the snow! Until then, stay dry, warm, and fabulous!

To see more pictures of the snow day, check out www.sweetsorghumliving.wordpress.com!

Don’t forget to like the VIP on Facebook to keep up with the latest news and sneak peeks! www.facebook.com/vintageinspiredpassionista

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: Petal Perfect

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Hello, hello, hello, fashionistas! As you all may have noticed, I am a bit obsessed with floral….but they are so lovely! What can I say, I love all things vintage and floral! Oh, florals, why must you be so fabulous and wonderful?

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This week’s Weekly Whistle is about a the most amazing floral jacket! It was so sweet, loving, and versatile that I just had to take it home! “I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day. When it’s cold outside, I have got the month of May. I guess you’d say, what can make me feel this way? My floral jacket, my floral jacket, my floral jacket! Talkin’ ’bout my floral jacket! My floral jacket!” Before I go off on a karaoke kick, let’s talk about the VIP’s favorite outfit of the week! Whoo hoo!

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Jacket: Target

Skirt: Belk

Heels: Belk, BCBG

Necklaces: Avon & personal collection

Now, It’s time for some stellar VIP tips about petal perfect ensembles! To see more tips, check out my article @ www.realstorypublishing.com! “The Adventures of the VIP” in the LifeStyle section!

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Wondering what other ways you can wear a petal perfect jacket? Three more fabulous ways to wear in my article “Mad About Floral” @  http://realstorypublishing.com/2013/01/the-adventures-of-the-vip-mad-about-floral/

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Would you like a chance to be on the VIP blog? Email or post a picture to Facebook of you sporting your glamorous floral jacket/blouse! Email: vintage.passionista@gmail.com  Facebook: www.facebook.com/VintageInspiredPassionista

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

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Abbysauce_

Instagram: www.instagram/VintagePassionista

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PS: The VIP is very proud to announce she is now a part of the Independent Fashion Bloggers Association! See that amazing badge above the bio….I could just cry happy tears. Yay! yay! Yay!

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn