Fash Interview



Last week I had the honor of doing my very first interview with the super sweet Sam from the blog FrillsandThrills in a feature called Closet Confidential. I had so much fun answering the questions that I thought I'd share a few of them with you. To check out the rest of the interview, be sure to stop by FrillsandThrills. I hope everyone's having a fabulous weekend. xo 

Would you choose comfort over fashion or fashion over comfort? 
I love this question. I would definitely choose fashion over comfort. I can't tell you how many times I've worn constricting jackets and blazers or tight tiered skirts that I can't bend in, but at the end of the day it's all about wearing what makes you feel fabulous. And sometimes fabulous involves blisters and car rides that consist of lying in the back seat because the dress it too tight to sit in. As much as it drives my family crazy, I am the girl wearing sky high stilettos to my little brother’s baseball games. That's just me. I'm most comfortable when I feel like I'm wearing a good ensemble. But that doesn't mean I don't have an impressive collection of lounge wear. If you ran into me at the grocery store, I'd probably land on everyone's worst dress list, trust me.


Where would you love to max out your credit card?
As un-posh as this may sound, it would be extremely easy for me to max out a card or two atMacy's. But trust me, I'm not the only one. I've ran into Joanna Garcia, Vanessa Hudgens, Kyle Richards, and Ashley Tisdale while browsing through the racks at Macy's. I love a store that has designer brands, private label brands and amazing deals. My go-to's are Bar III, BCBGenerations, KensieINC and Free People. Plus, there's like thirteen Macy's within a twenty mile radius of my home.

Biggest Fashion Do's
Pile on the jewelry. Every piece should showcase a different side of your personality. Rock lots of sequins and fur for fall and most importantly, don't exit your home without a cocktail ring on your finger.



Biggest Fashion Don'ts
Don't be afraid to express your personal style. I went to a college that's daily uniform consisted of Nike shorts and UGG boots, but it's important to remember to look further than those around you for your fashion inspiration. It's okay to stand out. No town is too small for city girl style.


Fabulous Fashion Advice
Too much is never enough. I've dreamed of being gaudy from the day I learned what the word meant. I imagine being that older woman with the super high heels, the fur coat, and layered in tons of bangles and cocktail rings. This is the character in my head I dream of being. She is my fashion dream. Incorporating bits and pieces of that character into my more reserved daily style is what gets me excited to get dressed in the morning. As a girl who grew up in small towns (I've lived in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama) I know what it's like to have bigger style dreams then those around you. That's why I think it's important to build that fabulous character you so desperately want to be and try adding hints of her into your daily style. It'll keep you inspired until the day you decide to whip her out completely. Confidence is key to being and looking the best you possibly can, but perhaps the most important advice I can give would have to be to always remember to dress for yourself... not for anyone else! 

75 comments:

  1. You might think your style is too much and over the top but it is in good taste and that's why I keep coming back to read your blog.

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  2. Haha. you are so fabulous. I love your fashion advice. It is good to have that character that you pull little bits from. Wonderful interview.

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  3. So cool. I love your answer for fashion over comfort. Almost all girls have picked fashion over comfort at some point. I can definitely relate to this.

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  4. I totally agree with absolutely everything you said! congrats on the interview, it turned out really well :)

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  5. Yeah, Fashion over comfort! Your style isn't too over the top.It's perfect! Everyone always tells me I'm over the top, but I love it. I am back home right now, everyone is in jeans and I am wearing a lace top with a rainbow skirt! I also dream of being an old woman in heels and fur!...and I agree, too much is NEVER enough!

    -Rhe
    rhestyle.com

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  6. Hey there! Thank you for following my blog. I love fashion and I'm in love with your blog. I appreciate your comment, xoxo Nahni!

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  7. I love the four outfits featured here. You style is amazing. I love you fashion don't. I went to a college where no one knew how to dress, so I like your advice here.

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  8. LOL. I dream of being gaudy some day too. Born to be fabulous. Very entertaining interview.

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  9. Love your fashion advice, congrats on the interview!xx

    http://deluxegypsy.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love your looks. Beautiful pictures and great blog.

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  11. Loved this! You always look great. Can't agree with your more when it comes to sweats and Uggs being all anyone wore on campus.

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  12. Love your answers, and totally agree on no town being too small foe great style :) plus, when it comes to standing out, I love it. Somehow, I just love the attention :D have a fab day! xoxo

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  13. Fabulous interview! Loved your answers.

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  14. Very good interview. Love the answers.

    xx
    Heel in Mint

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  15. Great interview! I'm an accessory lover as well!

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  16. Lovely interview! :) It's great to know more about you this way, and I agree, I prefer feeling fabulous to feeling comfortable. Although comfort is always a factor that I do consider, I have to say the amount of confidence I feel when I am in a stylish ensemble just makes all those uncomfortable shoes worth it!

    voguishdesires.blogspot.com

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  17. great blog I really like all of your looks. I enjoyed reading your interview as well.

    -Erica
    http://allaboutitt.blogspot.com/
    http://ericasmolin.chloeandisabel.com/

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  18. I LOVE your response to "Biggest Fashion Don'ts". I live in a pretty small town where all the girls where the same thing pretty much. No one really has a unique style. It is so easy to just follow the style that is around you but people need to remember to be themselves when it comes to fashion.

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  19. Amazing interview. You're such an inspiration.

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  20. Macy's is my favorite place to shop too. They have such a large collection that I think a lot of people bypass. Lovely answers.

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  21. Fabulous interview Anna honey!!!! Hope you're having a great weekend. Kori xoxo

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  22. I love your style, I'm a little too shy to wear sequined skirts and what not but you pull it off nicely! will have to check out the rest of the interview :)

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  23. ahh congratulations! that is so awesome and fun :) i loved reading the interview!

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  24. cool interview and u gave such great answers!!stop by sometime!



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  25. "No town is too small for city girl style" - my favourite quote of the interview, I love that!!! And I agree, accessories should tell others a bit about your personality and style & i am going to take up your advice and never leave the house without a cocktail ring :)

    Anna xo

    http://lifesshinyprettythings.blogspot.com/

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  26. Your blog is lovely!!! i´ll follow you!!

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  27. I had read that interview earlier and I was pleasantly surprised that you had mentioned cocktail rings as the must have accessory :)

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  28. Love the way you're thinking. It was great that you did this interview, it was pleasure to read it :)

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  29. I love this interview, just went to her site and read the whole thing. I think it's so cool you came from a small town too and I really like that you say fashion over comfort. I was laughing about the part laying down in a car or getting blisters on your feet. SO true.

    xoDale
    I'm having a Versace H&M giveaway right now too.
    savvyspice.net

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  30. I also visited the site to check out the interview it was pretty good and I loved all of your responses.

    By the way loving the cosmetic changes you are making to the blog!!

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  31. Love! A fabulous advice. don't be afraid to express your style!

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  32. what a great interview =) love your new header and the fact that you have a blog button =) deff adding it to my blog =) xx

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  33. love your answer to the last question! i want to be a crazy fur and jewel covered old lady too ! :) x

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  34. Cool to hear about your style! :)

    I'm having an Illamasqua giveaway on my blog, maybe you'd like to enter? http://girlinthelens.wordpress.com/2011/11/25/win-illamasqua-lipstick-giveaway/

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  35. This is a great interview! I think we should be old lady friends because I have the smae vision...only you fogot to mention the way to bright lipstick :)

    Love it!

    http://mostlyclothes-cristina.blogspot.com/

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  36. Hej :) Dzięki, że zajrzałaś, porozglądam się u Ciebie co jakiś czas, bo Twój blog czyta się całkiem fajnie.

    Btw. nie odpisuję po angielsku w nadziei, że pofatygujesz się aby to sobie przetłumaczyć ;)

    Sasasasa!

    ;P

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  37. Great interview. Love the outfit with the gold jacket.

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  38. Hi Anna, thanks again for doing this interview. Loved all your answers

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  39. I love love LOVE your style. Your answers are dead on to what I would choose. I'm all about jewelry. Big, tacky, statement pieces! You're awesome!


    And PS- Is Kyle Richards' hair really as fabulous in person?

    xoxo
    Amanda
    http://sweetandsourloulou.blogspot.com

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  40. I adore this post, you seem like such a lovely, fun person who really has a true love for fashion

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  41. I loved your comment about no town is too small for city style, I used to feel like that when I wore clothes that were different from my friends while growing up in a small town, now I live in a city, I love the variety that goes on. It makes life much more interesting.
    Great interview <3 xx

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  42. It's so great reading these types of posts! Loved finding out more about you :) xxx

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  43. Aww, I love this interview! It's nice getting to know you better, dear. Your looks are amazing, and as another fashion-loving girl hailing from a small town, I am always dressed to the nines in comparison with the North Face-obsessed crowd when I go back home. I too agree that blisters are part-and-parcel of looking fabulous.

    Hello, Framboise!

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  44. good outfits!!

    one more shoes

    http://www.onemoreshoes.blogspot.com

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  45. thanks for sharing your fashion tips! love your looks as well! xoxo

    http://lapetitepartridge.blogspot.com

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  46. Man, you sure do know how to dress well! I love them all!

    Stop by and enter my Shabby Apple giveaway!

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  47. love your new header! super cute. what camera do you use? i'm in desperate need of a new one!

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  48. waaoow such a great post,lovee answers:)
    and your photos...waooww perfectttt :)

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  49. LOVING the middle pic the best!!

    infinitelifefintess.com

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  50. i love your look
    you are so cute
    kiss from http://cupcakesaparis.blogspot.com/

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  51. Awesome interview! It's so cool, you've run into loads of celebrities.

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  52. I love the sequin blazer you've pictured up above.

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  53. I love Macy's too. They have a big selection of brands, plus the deals are amazing.

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  54. amazing interview. you're an inspiration.

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  55. Interview provides great insight on fashion. Love it.

    Patience
    www.justpatience.com

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  56. This was a fun interview! I do love how she said to look beyond what's being worn by other girls around and to just go with your own sense.

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  57. LOVE the interview and the new look! =) i, too, am obsessed with cocktail rings! and have suffered for fashion MANY times!

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

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  58. Hi! Your blog is very fantastic and intresting! You are very beautiful!!!

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  59. Great interview lady! xo

    www.theprettyfactor.blogspot.com

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  60. Can't wait to read the rest of the interview! Hope you had fun!!

    xo
    Caitlin
    http://hauteeyes.com

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  61. I'm so with you on the random dept. store thing ... I am addicted to Steinmart. There, I said it. Every holiday, I ask for Steinmart gift cards. True Story.

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  62. A sparkly blazer makes everything better doesn't it?

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  63. I love every little bit of what you said. Be who you are and don't be afraid to show it off!

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  64. Wow! I just saw your blog today & stumbled upon this post. I am so inspired by your style, outfits, and your views! I completely know what you mean about having big style dreams! :) I'm your newest follower & even though I have visited numerous blogs, I think yours is definitely one of my favorites!

    www.theShopaholic247.com

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