If you have been keeping up with me on social media for the past week, you know I attended the premiere of La Madame, the first independent film in which I starred.
The 10+ hour trip, being absent from my classes, and sacrificing high-speed internet was TOTALLY worth it because it was so amazing to see a project I did at 17 and 18 finally come together. Oh, it was a wonderful trip filled with lots of hugs, laughs, and of course–fabulous fashions *wink*
So, for this week’s Weekly Whistle I am sharing with y’all the absolutely lovely dress I wore for one of the premiere events! A special thanks to Monkee’s of Johnson City and Hutch for this look because it made me feel like a Hollywood actress at the Oscars *sassy strut*
Now, without further ado, take a look at the outfit below. Be sure to stop back by the blog tomorrow for behind-the-scenes pictures, photos from the road trip, what I wore to the night showing, and more! ALSO….tomorrow I will be sharing information about my new radio show! WOO! I won’t spill all the beans tonight *wink*
Ya know…there is just something about leopard that makes a fashionista feel fabulous and fearless. It stands out in a crowd, it pairs elegantly with pops of color, and it can be a real wild card when combined with other patterns. (See this week’s #VIPMixItMonday on Instagram.)
I found this lovely, little leopard dress at Monkee’s of Johnson City while on a local shopping adventure, and needless to say, I fell head-over-heels for its wear-ability and versatility. So, for this week’s Weekly Whistle, I am sporting it with a sweet lace under-dress, handmade accessories, and my favorite handbag of ALL TIME *wink*
Check out the photos below taken in awesome downtown Johnson City + be sure to check out Monkee’s of Johnson City on Facebook and Instagram for the latest trends!
Lately, I have been listening to A LOT of 80s music–Genesis, ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Joan Jett and the list goes on and on. So, naturally, I have been in like a totally rad, neon pink, acid wash and Miami Vice mood *said in my best Valley Girl voice*
When the winter storm hit last week and dumped about 9 inches of snow, my photographer and I took the opportunity to take some awesome outfit photos for the blog. As I was pulling items for the photoshoot, I stumbled upon a pair of funky fine (vintage) Levi’s *cue ZZ Top’s Cheap Sunglasses* that I had TOTALLY forgotten about.
In my 80s state of mind, I embraced the crazy, yellow acid-wash denim and decided to create a wearable wildcard outfit for this week’s Weekly Whistle. In the word’s of my photographer, “Wow…well, Abby–it sure it bright.” *wink*
Now, without further ado, get your 80s groove thang on and check out this week’s Weekly Whistle + outfit details! Also, be sure to pay special, close attention to the fabulous handmade bracelets!
Phew…we’ve made it to Thursday, y’all! Just one more day until the weekend–I think we got this fabulous (and stressful) week in the bag! *wink*
Speaking of bags…the VIP has lots in store for y’all on this week’s TWTWT, so let’s get it started *cue Black Eyed Peas* Be sure to stay tuned to the bottom of the blog for a very special announcement about a fab event the VIP will be hosting this weekend! Hm….I wonder what it could be?!
For this week’s TWTWT challenge, I took my new eyelet skirt from JC Penny and wore it three fabulous ways. The special thing about this TWTWT is that I show you how simply tucking in/untucking a blouse can create two looks EFFORTLESSLY. Who would have thought?! Ah…my favorite–cute and effortless fashion *wink*
I sported this lucky outfit on St. Patrick’s Day this year; however, I did not share it on the blog. I love the stark contrast of solid shamrock and basic black + I am always looking for an excuse to sport my green kitten heels! *wink*
The VIP is going to be a guest blogger host at the #BelkScene Prom and Special Occasion event at the Belk Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham, Alabama this Saturday (April 11). YAY! How fun! I will be at the Saturday Scene event offering up my style advice + talking about the fabulous prom trends–from fabulous dresses to sweet shoes! Speaking of shoes…I will be wearing some pretty cute and comfy Steve Maddens, so stop by to see my shoes + how I will be wearing them *wink* Small hint: they are perfect for dancing!
There will be a live DJ (I will, of course, have to take a dance break in my Steve Maddens*wink*), sweet treats, and models showcasing the best of the best trends from brands like Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden, Unlisted, Adrianna Papell, and MORE! So, Birmingham fans–come out and see the VIP at the Belk Riverchase Galleria for a terrific time, fun fashions, and apparel tips! Cannot wait to see y’all there!
More details about the event + other locations for the #BelkScene prom and special occasion event below:
Raleigh, NC (Crabtree Valley Mall) with guest blogger Sara Steadman of Sara Kate Styling–her blog is THE CUTEST. Love it so much!
It has been snowing like the dickens here all day, and of course, the VIP team created fabulous (and maybe a smidgen crazy) photo shoots *wink*
Taking a bit of inspiration from my old stomping grounds, I dressed as if I were going to a mid-spring brunch with some other Southern Belles. The juxtaposition of warm-weather clothes and cold-weather conditions made for some fun photos that have me VERY ready for spring and summer *wink*
Now, while I go warm up for some neighborhood sledding later, y’all take a look at these chilly and bright photos! Stay tuned for more from today’s photo shoot :)
Thanks, Winter Storm Octavia, for the fluffy snow. This Southern Belle has enjoyed it :)