Weekly Whistle: Funky Fine Pair of (Vintage) Levi’s Jeans

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 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!

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Blazer: Urban Outfitters

Blouse: Express

Jeans: vintage, Levi’s

Scarf: Target

Heels: Jessica Simpson, Belk

Bracelets: handmade, BlueGrits

Earrings: handmade, BluKatDesign

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: Sock It to Me

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Two of my favorite mid-fall things to wear here in the South are socks and shorts. When it’s too hot for pants, but too cold for just shorts–I break out my fancy socks and chino shorts to create sassy and fall-inspired ensembles. 

So, for this week’s Weekly Whistle, I decided to sock it to y’all…see what I did there *wink* I went a bit simple with the main components (shorts, blouse, shoes) because the socks are so stately. To make this outfit more fall-ish, I stuck to warm hues and dressed up the light-colored blouse with bronze-toned accessories. 

Now, let’s take a look at the fabulous photos + outfit details! I bet y’all cannot guess where I picked up these expensive looking socks for a lovely deal *wink*

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Blouse: Forever 21

Shorts: J.Crew

Socks: Target

Heels: vintage (bought at a local antique mall in Johnson City, TN)

Necklaces: Avon

BLOOPER: The face you make when a squirrel almost falls on your head from the tree limb above you. What a lovely way to start the morning, right? *wink* That very much makes me think about John Caparulo's skit about getting bit by a swan on the way to work. HAHA! Ah! If you have not seen it, check out the video below:
BLOOPER: The face you make when a squirrel almost falls on your head from the tree limb above you. What a lovely way to start the morning, right? *wink* That very much makes me think about John Caparulo’s skit about getting bit by a swan on the way to work. HAHA! Ah! If you have not seen it, check out the video below: (Note: the video should start exactly in the skit where he is talking about getting bit by a swan *wink*)

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: College Bound + Antique Shopping Exhaustion

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Phew–the past few days have been quite crazy for me! I have been running through my college schedule–literally–trying to find the best routes on how to get from Class A to Class B in a reasonable amount of time…memorizing my Student ID number…and tag number. On top of that, I have been antique shopping in Johnson City and Elizabethton all day in search of items to finish my closet organization–I picked up some super amazing things that I cannot wait to show y’all..so, stay tuned to VIP Home *wink*

Anyway…where was I? Oh, my–today is Wednesday, which means it is time to take a look at the outfit of the week. Now, while y’all check out the photos (taken at Northeast State Community College…Go Bears! *wink*) + the outfit details, I am going to go indulge myself with some homemade gluten-free pizza *wink*

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Top: J.Crew, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Shorts: Target

Shoes: Jessica Simpson, Belk

Necklace: BluKatDesign by Heather O’Cain

Backpack: The North Face, The Summit (Birmingham, AL)

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Want to get this makeup look? Check out yesterday’s Beauty Tues here.

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Throwback Thursday: Target Sweatshirt

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome to Throwback Thursday! Today I am going to tell a little story…

While I was scrolling through my Instagram newsfeed, I saw a post by @justaddglam of her wearing a sweatshirt…

*LIGHTBULB*

Me: Oh, my goodness! I totally have that sweatshirt–I forgot all about it! *runs upstairs to room and gets sweatshirt out of closet* This is perfect for running errands and searching for Cynthia Rowley “Hurry” sneakers in black/gold at Belk today! I hope they still have some….
Mom: What is all the commotion? *okay, so maybe she didn’t say “commotion” but I like to embellish*
Me: Look what I found in my closet! I forgot all about it! 
Mom: Oh, yeah! You had that on your blog last year–I have always loved that sweatshirt!
Me: I know, it’s pretty cute. I am going to wear it today to run errands and go to Belk.
Mom: Why do you need to go to Belk?
Me: To buy new shoes.
Mom: *SMH*

Throw it back with the VIP and take a look at “Work That Floral Skirt” blog post where the Target sweatshirt was first featured on January 9, 2013!

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: What I Wore to Fiat of Birmingham

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome to this week’s Weekly Whistle which is all about the fabulous outfit I wore to the Fiat of Birmingham VIP Interview. So, let’s stop the chit chat and find out the outfit details! Come on, y’all!

P.S. Be sure to check out the poll after the outfit details to vote for your favorite color Fiat:)

I will let y’all know the results next week on my Facebook page!

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Lace Blouse: The Limited

Cords: J.Crew, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Shoes: Johnston & Murphy, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Scarf: Target

Handbag: Mary Frances, Belk at Phipps Plaza

Arm Candy: Beadsoul, Ethereal Energy, Sparkle Cat Studio

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn