Weekly Whistle: College Orientation Outfit + Beauty Giveaway

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Yesterday, I attended freshman orientation at Northeast State Community College in Blountville, Tennessee, and it was absolutely amazing! I got my fall term schedule…my student ID…and a microwave from my mom and dad for tackling orientation sans parents.

The Northeast State Blountville campus is so beautiful and  full of wonderful professors + it has a killer Mass Communications and Theater department…the more I talk about it, the more excited I become. Whoo hoo–E! News or Vogue here I come *wink* 

Okay, that is enough college chat–there will be plenty of time for that once fall term rolls around *wink* Now, let’s take a look at the outfit details about what I wore to college orientation + why it works. 

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Blouse: Deep South Pout

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

Belt: American Eagle

Sandals: Born, DSW (Birmingham, Alabama)

Why it works:

This outfit worked perfectly for college orientation because it was comfy yet totally cute. I could have worn Nike shorts and a tank top and would have been comfortable, BUT I wanted to make a fashionable impression. And what better way is there to do that than by dressing cutely in bright hues! *wink*

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 WAIT BEFORE YOU GO! 

Guess what?! The VIP has a spectacular surprise beauty giveaway happening RIGHT NOW on the VIP Facebook page! Click here for more details and to enter! Good luck!

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

Adventuring in Kingsport and Jonesborough

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

Today, the parents and I went adventuring in Kingsport and Jonesborough, Tennessee and concluded the evening with gluten-free pizza on their 1920 wrap-around porch + The Doors via Dad’s Sonos. Needless to say, it has been a delightful day. 

On our adventure, we visited a number of antique stores where I did not find anything particular that struck my fancy; however, my mom lucked up at a Jonesborough antique mart where she found some killer stained glass windows, which were from an old building in Kingsport. Oh, I cannot wait to see what she does with them–she hinted at a few ideas, but said that I would have to stay tuned to her blog–which she is currently revamping–to find out. *wink* I guess I set myself up for that…considering I use that line at least once a week *wink*

Well…readers, I must be going–my new curtains aren’t going to hang themselves! Please enjoy some random photos from today’s journey and stay tuned to VIP Home on Monday for a sneak peek of my marvelous curtains! Tah tah for now! Enjoy the rest of the weekend :)

The theater in Kingsport, Tennessee.
The theater in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Amen.
Amen.
The Kingsport Art Crawl!
The Kingsport Art Crawl!
Life Goal: Design a kitchen around this retro, diner bench! Oh...I think I'm in love *wink*
Life Goal: Design a kitchen around this retro, diner bench! Oh…I think I’m in love *wink*
We stopped to eat lunch at The General Store in Jonesborough, and it was absolutely AMAZING! Next time, I am saving room for hand-dipped ice cream *wink*
We stopped to eat lunch at The General Store in Jonesborough, and it was absolutely AMAZING! Next time, I am saving room for hand-dipped ice cream *wink*
My mom and I being our typical selves--she is throwing a peace sign, and I am...well...being silly as per usual.
My mom and I being our typical selves–she is throwing a peace sign, and I am…well…being silly as usual.
Selfie success! After nine bazillion takes, she finally approved for this one to be on the blog *wink*
Selfie success! After nine bazillion takes, she finally approved for this one to be on the blog *wink*
Christmas in May? Okay.
Christmas in May? Okay.
This sweater was by far the most interesting thing  I found today...and I think it speaks for itself...
This sweater was by far the most interesting thing I found today…and I think it speaks for itself…

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn