Welcome the Ecstatic Experience


The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”

-Emily Dickinson-

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn


Weekly Whistle: American Flags, Picnics and Watermelons


Hello, fabulouses! Tomorrow is Independence Day, and I absolutely cannot wait to celebrate with red, white, and blue patriot pride.  So, grab your red shorts, navy blue blouse, and white wedges–oh, and do not forget your snazzy red lipstick–and join me for the VIP’s favorite outfit of the week.  Now,  let us get this Weekly Whistle going because it is almost time to wave your American flags, enjoy a family picnic at the park, munch on juicy watermelons, and of course, watch fabulous fireworks!

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Blouse: Belk

Shorts: Personal Vintage Collection

Shoes: Jessica Simpson


Check out my latest Real Story Publishing article about How to Survive Family Holidays: http://thisisrealmedia.com/2013/07/03/the-adventures-of-the-vip-how-to-survive-family-holidays/

Y’all have a fabulous Fourth of July celebration and come back tomorrow for a fun and fabulous VIP blog post!


Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Weekly Whistle: All About Sunglasses


Hello, fabulous! It is that time of the week again on the VIP blog, and y’all know what that means–WEEKLY WHISTLE! Yay! This week’s Weekly Whistle is all about snazzy sunglasses. Every fashionista and fashionado needs AT LEAST ONE PAIR of sunnies for all occasions! Hm…I wonder what style of sunglasses I will add to my collection?

As I dream up my next pair of sunglasses, why don’t y’all enjoy this week’s Weekly Whistle! Remember, it is all about the fantabulous sunglasses!


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Special thanks to Jonathan Shalon Ballard for doing my makeup and modeling with me! Isn’t he fabulous!

gnoflyersmallerJoin me for a fabulous fashion show presented by Birmingham-based novelist Liza Elliott! There will be hot summer apparel from local stores and fashion shows every hour on the hour at The Summit Club in downtown Birmingham. Great local food trucks will be serving up the cuisine as we enjoy all of the fashion shows. Tickets purchased will benefit Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center.

For more information about this event and to purchase tickets ahead of time, please visit http://girlsnightoutoperationbeachready-eorg.eventbrite.com/# I cannot wait to see y’all there!

Related Article on See Jane Write by Javacia Bowser: http://www.seejanewritebham.com/2013/06/win-tickets-to-girls-night-out.html


Check out more of my writings and photo shoot styling here:

Real Media: The Adventures of the VIP–Behind the Lenses: The History of Sunglasses–http://thisisrealmedia.com/2013/06/12/the-adventures-of-the-vip-behind-the-lenses-the-history-of-sunglasses/

Town and Gown Magazine June Issue: http://www.townandgownmagazine.com/#!current-issue/c113z


Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn