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Sweater: LCLaurenConrad for Kohl’s | Skirt: Chicwish | Earrings: Bib Jewelry use code “kbstyled” for 10% off | Tray Styling and Chalkboard Art: Royal Flair Events
Photos: Sweet Magnolia Photography
Hi! I am so excited to be announcing the official launch of my “passion project” KBStyled! Earlier this year, I discovered Instagram (maybe a little behind the curve 😉 but once I did, it totally opened my eyes to this amazing outlet where other like-minded women, and men, are sharing daily outfit posts and style inspiration for others. I began following many of the top Fashion Bloggers and along the way have discovered so many other Fashion Friends who have such great style as well. I knew that I would not only enjoy sharing my style on Instagram but I immediately wanted to do more and experience more in this space. First steps first…start taking #selfies for daily #ootd posts, make my profile “public”, and start networking with others who aspire to do the same. Check, check, and check!
After spending some time posting photos on Instagram, my college Bestie and I started talking about having me contribute to her blog, Carolina Girl Cooks where I would write guest Style posts. I immediately said YES! Now I have become a Guest Blogger…eeekkk! I knew nothing about blogging, and still have a TON to learn, but I knew that I enjoyed it. Most importantly I was doing something that I was super passionate about and I knew that I wanted to continue doing it. Our partnership enabled me to have an outlet for Style posts and it enable us to work together, which was the absolute best outcome of me contributing as a Guest on her blog. I can’t thank her enough for giving me the opportunity to write for her blog, what an awesome way to be introduced into the blogging world. Which by the way, you have to check out her blog…her recipes are amazing! We continued doing this for some time and I learned so much through our partnership…we had the BEST time working together over several months and we plan to continue doing so as well!
The day finally came where I received an email from a company asking if I wanted to be a part of their affiliate program and at the time, I really had no idea what that meant. Jennifer and I started talking about what the next steps should be for KBStyled and we both agreed that it may be time for me to venture out and start my own blog. MY OWN BLOG, WHAT?! I was so afraid of the concept of being responsible for my own blog…after all, I knew NOTHING about blogging and I wondered how would I possibly have time to keep up with my own blog?! I’m a wife, a Mommy of two (Reins & Addison and two fur babies Cali & Carolina), I work full-time as a VP in Global Human Resources, and we stay busy busy busy…how could I possibly add one more thing into my life/my families lives?! But, after speaking with Jennifer and having many long conversations with my Husband, Peter, we all agreed that it was time for me to OWN IT LIKE A #GIRLBOSS and follow my personal passions…MY DREAMS! It’s just all about time management anyway…right? 😉 If I can’t work in fashion full-time at the moment, I will work as a Style Blogger in my spare time and I will pursue my dreams each and every day. KBStyled was created and a lot of TLC has been put into what I call my “passion project”. After all, my passion for style will pour through these pages in everything that I do and I will own my personal chip of the fashion blogging world like a #GIRLBOSS!
Thank you to all who have encouraged me along the way and a special THANK YOU to Peter for supporting every dream I have pursued over the last many years. I hope you ALL enjoy my blog and thank you in advance for your support and encouragement…this all wouldn’t be possible without my AMAZING followers as well! Come back soon and thank you for reading!
p.s let your outer beauty be an accessory to your inner sparkle…and then, shine!