Everything She Touches Turns to Gold | Vintage Sequin Dress

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One of my resolutions for 2016 is to get back to my blog roots by buying and wearing more vintage, and while on a recent photo shoot with my dear friend Andrew of Snapshot Avenue, I found this AH-MAZING vintage gem at Jonesborough Antiques & Artisans.  This 1980s, gold, sequined jacket/dress is an absolute power-piece, and I am tempted to slap the VIP logo on the back and wear it all of the time *wink* Oh. My. Goodness. I love sparkle…and especially vintage sparkles *wink*

Behind the scenes of the photo shoot with Andrew Love.
Behind the scenes of the photo shoot with Andrew Love.

This stately frock is so gold that it reminds me of one of my favorite James Bond movies, Goldfinger! Now, as you take a gander at this week’s fabulous Weekly Whistle, listen to this killer Shirley Bassey Bond theme song and get inspired to wear more gold, vintage and sequins*wink*

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Dress: Jonesborough Antiques & Artisans

Tights: Target

Shoes: Nine West, Outlet Shops of Grand River

Earrings: BuriedDiamond, Etsy

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

J.Crew Challenge: Outfit 4, Don’t Frown, The World’s Sad Enough

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 Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the J.Crew Challenge!

TGIF! Phew…I thought Friday would never get here! *wink* But it is here, so let us welcome the weekend with open arms and a new outfit! 

To create today’s J.Crew Challenge look, I took yesterday’s shorts and paired them with a silk-fronted, floral sweater-tee and accessorized with simple pearls + handmade bracelets. This outfit is so chic and sassy–I cannot help but smile when wearing it:)

“Don’t frown, the world’s sad enough!”

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Top: J.Crew

Shorts: J.Crew

Heels: Jessica Simpson, Belk

Bracelets: Ethereal Energy, KristaLize 

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 Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

J.Crew Challenge: Outfit 3; Black ‘n Blue

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Hey, y’all! Welcome back to the J.Crew Challenge for outfit 3! Whoo hoo!

For this outfit, I decided to introduce two completely new pieces to the challenge. Ah! Aren’t they amazing! Oh…I just love J.Crew! I do not know what I would do without it *wink*

What I love about this look:

I love this button down and denim short combo because it can be dressy or casual by simply changing up accessories. The mixing of patterns adds a pop of personality to the simple black ‘n blue hues creating a subtle yet stately look. 

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Button Down: J.Crew (get a similar look here)

Shorts: J.Crew (get a similar look here)

Boots: Lucky Brand, Belk

Rings: Sparkle Cat Studio (get similar looks here)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

J.Crew Challenge: Outfit 2; Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the J.Crew Challenge!

Whoo hoo! What did y’all think about that first outfit? I loved how the photos turned out! Big shout out to my pretty amazing photographers *wink*

To create outfit #2, I kept the cutesy green skirt and combined it with a collegiate-style tee, denim ball cap, and silver menswear shoes. I adore this look because it is can take me from campus to coffee to ball game effortlessly! 

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Top: J.Crew (get a similar look here)

Skirt: J.Crew (get a similar look here)

Shoes: J.Crew (get a similar look here)

Cap: J.Crew (get THE look here)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Embracing Street Style

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Hey, y’all, and welcome back to the blog!

My apologies for posting so late today–bless, my internet has been on the fritz since the power flickered off earlier today *sad face* BUT I didn’t let that stop me from creating some SUPER fabulous outfits with all of my new J.Crew items. I am super pumped because all of the outfits are styled and photo shoots for them planned + a clothing haul video is in the works! Hm…amazing how many things I can do when I am not snooping around on Facebook and Instagram *wink*

Anyway–now that my internet is back up and running smoothly, let’s take a look at this fun outfit where I am embracing street style! P.S. the denim cap featured on this post is a little J.Crew sneak peek…stay tuned for a styling challenge coming soon (similar to the 30 Day J.Crew Challenge).

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Top: J.Crew (featured on the 30 Day J.Crew Challenge)

Skirt: Three07

 Heels: Ralph Lauren, TJMaxx

Cap: J.Crew (to be featured on an upcoming J.Crew Challenge)

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn