Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Fun and Floral at the Zoo

 Hi everyone! Today I spent my day at the zoo, it was so much fun seeing all the different animals. I saw anteaters, elephants, monkeys, birds and many more animals. I added a few of my favorite photos I took of the animals ,and a bunch of photos of today's outfit. 
 
Enjoy!
 
 
 
 

 
 

These little monkey's cuddling was so adorable!

 
Admiring the beauty of all of the birds.


 
It was very warm so a snow cone was a great way to cool off!


 
Notice the pineapple on the top of the fountain ;)

 
How cute is the little otter swimming
 
 
The baby gorilla was probably one of my favorite animals, he was so cute and playful!

 

I have to admit, I was a little jealous of this polar bear cooling off in a swimming pool.
 
Gap Kids shirt (similar here)// J Crew Floral Shorts (here) // J Crew Boys Belt (only available in stores, similar here) // Gap Sandals (no longer available, similar here) // Amazon Karen Walker Look-alike sunglasses (here) // Gap Clutch (no longer available, similar here)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby





Monday, August 25, 2014

Topsiding on the Docks

Hey everyone! I'm really excited about today's post because it's my first post ever wearing Sperry's! I absolutely love my Sperry's, they are super cute and I know once I break them in they will be super comfortable. I paired my Sperry's with white jeans, a striped t-shirt, and nautical accessories. I added a nautical touch to my jeans by adding one of my favorite accessories, Poppy Clips! Poppy Clips are the perfect way to add an extra pop to any outfit. There are so many ways to wear them. They can be worn on scarves, shirts, jeans, purses, shorts, and anything you can think of! Get yourself a pair of Poppy Clips on www.poppyclips.com
 
Enjoy!
 
 








 
White Old Navy Jeans (here) // Sperry Topsider Shoes (here)// Anchor Poppy Clips (here and here) // Striped Gap Kids T-shirt (similar here) // Nautical Rope Necklace (tutorial here) // Rope Bow Ring (similar here)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Scallops and Whales

Hey everyone! Today I'm wearing one of my favorite Vineyard Vines pocket tee's paired with navy scalloped shorts. I wore my hair a little different than normal today in a waterfall braid.
 
Enjoy!
 

 
I wear my name plate necklace from www.lovealwaysbysd.com almost everyday! Get yours for 15% off using code "belleoftheball45"


 

 
Grateful Bags Monogrammed Izzy Clutch (here)// Scalloped Marshalls shorts (In store ,similar here) // Vineyard Vines tee no longer available (similar here) // RayBan Sunglasses (here) // Name Plate necklace from www.lovealwaysbysd.com get 15% off using code "belleoftheball45" // Jack Rogers Sandals (similar here) // Vineyard Vines Croakies (here)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Back to School Outfit // Collab with StyleBySalli

 Hey everyone! Today I'm doing a back to school outfit collaboration with my friend Salli, from www.stylebysalli.blogspot.com . If you don't read her blog, you definitely should, especially because of the amazing new design.
Even though I wear a uniform, I styled an outfit I think would be perfect for back to school. It's comfortable, yet cute and perfect for sitting in class and moving around school all day. I paired it with the perfect Sloane Ranger tote for carrying books around. For school, I don't usually wear many rings or bracelets because sometimes they get in the way when trying to complete school work. I wore comfortable shoes because if your not comfortable you can't focus in class, which is never good. Hope you enjoy this post. let me know what other posts you would like to see in my back to school series. Maybe how I accessorize a uniform, how I organize my agenda, I'm open to any ideas so if you have something you would like to see comment and let me know! 

 

 
For school I always want the option to put my hair up, incase it's bothering me during class.


 
Seeing as I don't start school for another 2 weeks or so I don't have much in my tote yet. I do have one of my binders with the DIY binder sides and covers I made. Find the tutorials I made here, and here. I'm so excited to use this tote, it'll fit everything I need, and has a nice zip pocket inside.

 
Here's a peek at Salli's post! Head over to www.stylebysalli.blogspot.com to see more.
 
 
Shop my look:
 
Striped Walmart Dress (similar here) // Target sandals (here)// Sloane Ranger Lobster Tote (here) // Necklace DIY find the tutorial here
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Polka Dots and Stripes

Hey everyone! Today a package showed up at my door, and I was super excited, well who isn't when they get something fun in the mail! The package was from Minnie and Emma, and if you don't know already they make the cutest phone cases, stationery, notepads, clipboards, and so much more. I received this adorable phone case with stripes and peonies on it, and to make it even more perfect it has my initials! This phone case if from their collaboration with Carly, from http://www.thecollegeprepster.com/. Carly's style and blog are amazing so it's so fun to know she helped design it! I also received the cutest personalized stationery from , that's topped off with a bow. Thank you so much to the Minnie and Emma team for sending me these adorable goodies.
 
I hope you enjoy this post!
 
 
 
 










 
 
 
How cute are the stripes on the back of my note cards?
 
Shop my look:
 
Polka Dot Target Button Down (here) // White Old Navy Jeans (here) //   Minnie and Emma x The College Prepster Phone case (here)// Minnie and Emma Stationery (here) // Tory Burch Espadrilles (here)// Grateful Bags Izzy Clutch (here)// Monogrammed Bow Devon Alana headband (here)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

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