Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Virginia Beach, VA

July 2, 2014

OOTD: What I wore for #BloggersTakeBoston {& a giveaway with Gobi Straps!}

     Boy do I have a treat for you today! First, I have my second giveaway in less than a week! I told y'all I'd have some giveaways coming up soon. ;-) (Be sure to enter my giveaway for a handpainted iPhone case that's still running until Friday if you haven't yet!) Today's sponsor is Gobi Straps, a super fun company that makes sunglass straps and bottle openers. I hadn't ever owned a pair of sunglass straps before Gobi Straps sent me some of theirs to review... but oh my goodness, I was sure missing out for the almost 20 years of life that I didn't own sunglass straps! I use my Gobi Straps all the time since receiving them- they are so handy, and also adorable! And luckily for you, Gobi Straps is giving away a pair of sunglass straps from their darling Seersucker collection (which mine are from) in the winner's choice of color! The giveaway is at the end of this post, and it will run until July 9th, 2014.

     This giveaway was actually supposed to go up close to two weeks ago, since my dear friend Katie took the pictures for it during #BloggersTakeBoston. But sadly Katie got sick with a really bad virus just a few days after Boston, and she was feeling under-the-weather for quite some time!! The poor thing! :-( It is never any fun to be sick in the summer. But she was able to finally send the pictures to me a few days ago, and let me tell you, these were worth the wait! She did a phenomenal job on not only capturing my outfit and my Gobi Straps, but on the beautiful city of Boston and all of the places that we visited during our day trip! Enjoy these wonderful pictures!! (And stop by her blog to tell her she did a great job with the photography!)

Top: 579 Stores || Pants: Lilly Pulitzer || Shoes: Jack Rogers || Sunglasses: Charming Charlie || Sunglass Straps: c/o Gobi Straps || Purse: H&M || Earrings: Icing || Bracelets (Right hand): Charming Charlie, Lilly Pulitzer || Bracelets (Left hand): Alex & Ani || Ring: Kohl's || Nail Polish: Pure Ice in Rosebud || Lips: Wet n' Wild MegaSlicks Balm Stain in Pinky Promise

My fabulous photographer, best friend of 12 years and fellow blogging buddy!

LOVE this fun shot that Katie captured of me and Ingrid from Smilingrid!

     xoxo Miss ALK


  1. GIRL these photos are radiating with beauty and happiness!! Your look awesome--I love the glasses :) xo, gina

  2. Katie did so good on these pictures!! You look stunning!!

  3. Great outfit :) That little park looks so cute! Is that outside of downtown Charlotte?

  4. Love that bag and your pants!
    What a fun giveaway!

  5. Those pants are AWESOME. Love the whole look!

  6. I love this look! If I won, I would choose the derby blue sunglasses straps. Thanks for the giveaway:)
    Classy Cathleen

  7. I love the mint green straps! Too cute!

  8. Those pants are absolutely fabulous! Love the pattern. And I have that same purse but in black! I was debating getting the mint one as well, but by the time I decided I wanted it, it was too late LOL

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  9. The lucky charm print pants are flawless, I have them and love them to pieces! What I love even more is ingrid in these pictures, you guys are adorable! Great post.

    xx Kate


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