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Democracy Denim Week

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Jeggings (wearing size 2) | Top (small) | Sweater Vest (small)

A great pair of jeans can be a huge confidence booster and when you find the right pair it’s a real game changer! In honor of Denim week at Dillards, I’m sharing the most flattering pair of Ab-solution Democracy jeans and why I’m so obsessed with them.

No Gap Waistband

One of the reasons these Ab-solution jeans are such a flattering fit is because there is no gap in the elastic waistband which keeps the denim in place. I have such a crazy busy lifestyle that this feature is a huge plus for me. I feel like these jeans don’t stretch out or shift throughout long hours of wearing them.

Slimming Mesh Panels

We all want jeans that have that slimming factor don’t we? The Democracy Ab-solution jeans do just that. I think this is due in part to the power mesh panel on the front part of the jeans. The panels are fitted with ultra-stretch to ensure the jeans expand where they need to and hug the right parts. Honestly these black jeans are my new go to because they make me look thinner and hug in all the right places. I always wear black jeans on repeat in the fall and these have been on repeat lately because of the flattering fit!

Booty Lift

When I first tried on the Ab-solution jeans, I loved the way they made my booty look! This is so key for women, we want jeans that make us look our best from the front AND back. The pockets on the jeans are strategically placed to flatter all body types and the sweetheart stitching gives an immediate booty lift. I’m here for jeans that give me an instant booty lift, means I’ll have to spend less time at the gym!

My Ab-solution jeans are now one of my favorite pair. Check out the other styles of Ab-Solution jeans, there’s many colors to choose from! I know you’ll love them just as much as I do! Stop by your local Dillards from now until November 18th to celebrate Democracy Denim Week! You’ll get a Democracy water bottle with any purchase of Democracy Denim.

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This post is sponsored by Democracy Denim. All selections and opinions are my own.

xoxo

Whit

Two Year Blogiversary and 100K!

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Cheers to two years of blogging and reaching 100k followers! I seriously can’t thank you all enough for your support during the past two years. I feel incredibly blessed to do what I love for a living and it’s all because of YOU, my amazing followers! Reaching 100k on my 2nd Blogiversary is something I never imagined would happen when I started my little blog back in 2016.

To give you a little perspective, I started this journey with 400 followers and a lot of doubt. Doubt that I couldn’t be successful in this industry and a fear of failing. In the beginning it felt like I was constantly losing followers, engagement, etc and it was incredibly discouraging. At times I contemplated quitting and just moving on with my life. I had to remind myself that success with anything in life takes time, persistence and hard work. As I celebrate reaching a personal goal of 100K, I’m humbled thinking back to the beginning and how something like this seemed like a far fetched dream. We all have to start somewhere and it’s so true that nothing worthwhile ever comes easy.

If there’s one piece of advice I could offer to anyone struggling to believe in themselves and start something they are passionate about it would be to take risks, step outside your comfort zone and pursue your passion. I personally contemplated starting my blog for a year before I ever did. I was terrified to put myself out there and have my life be so public. One day I just decided to go for it, rejection would obviously be a part of it but I had to start to ever know if I could succeed.

I’m so thankful for all the amazing people in my life who have supported me during my blogging journey (shout out to my family and friends for always taking 500 outfit pictures for me until we get the money shot.) To all my followers that have followed me since the beginning, you’re the real MVPs! Words truly can’t express my gratitude for your support the past two years. Without you I wouldn’t have been able to quit my corporate job this year to fully invest in Whit’s Whims. To be honest I’m still in awe that people find me interesting and care about what I’m wearing/doing on a daily basis. With that being said, please don’t stop haha.

I’m also so lucky to have met some of my best friends through blogging and for that I’m forever thankful. We’ve had the opportunity to travel and make incredible memories together. I’m not going to lie, getting into an industry that is consumed by comparison was intimidating at first. All I know is it’s so important to be supportive of other women and surround yourself with like minded people who want to see you succeed. Everyone is unique in their own way and in this industry it’s crucial to not lose sight of who you are. On a side note, don’t be scared to slide into the DMs of someone you think you’d be great friends with! True story I did exactly that with one of my blogger besties and now we’re basically inseparable.

Okay I’m officially done rambling haha. I just want to say I’m so excited for the future of Whit’s Whims and what’s to come! I promise to keep bringing you quality content that you want to see! Again, thank you SO much to all my supportive followers. Building my blog and social presence the past two years has been a lot of work, and certainly not easy. With that being said, knowing that I can help you all in some way is what drives me to keep pursuing my passion. I hope you’ll stick around and continue to follow me on this journey!

xoxo

Whit

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Step Up Your Hair Care Routine With Pantene Charcoal Collection

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I consider hair care to be part of my overall beauty regimen and love trying new

products. I’m so happy to share Pantene’s new Charcoal Collection Shampoo and

Conditioner with you all!

You may be wondering what the big deal is about charcoal and why I added this to my

hair care routine. I honestly had no idea my hair needed the kind of attention that

charcoal provides, but the results have been amazing so far! The activated charcoal

works to detox hair by removing impurities, while releasing antioxidants. After using this

shampoo and conditioner my hair feels very fresh and renewed. The charcoal also

keeps your hair cleaner longer, which means I don’t have to wash as often - obviously a

huge plus!

The shampoo and conditioner also contain a blend of pro vitamin B, antioxidants and

activated charcoal. All of these ingredients work together to give your hair renewed

body and shine. My hair doesn’t have a lot of natural body to itit, so this charcoal duo

has definitely been a game changer for me. The charcoal formula is also free of

silicone, parabens and dyes which is so important for maintaining healthy hair.

I’m thrilled with my personal results from Pantene’s Charcoal Collection. My hair feels

so clean and has much more shine and body than ever before! I know you’ll feel the

same way once you try it here.

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This post is sponsored by Pantene. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

xoxo

Whit

Fall Outfit Essentials with Yoox

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Bomber Jacket | Gold Sneakers | Red Circle Bag | Bodysuit

Fall is officially here and I couldn’t be more excited to dress for cooler weather. Recently I discovered Yoox, which has a wide variety of brands and styles to choose from. Honestly when I saw that Yoox carries some really amazing designer brands like Gucci and Valentino I was immediately intrigued. Although I love to admire designer luxury items, let’s be real - I’m still a girl on a budget 99% of the time and making my dollar go far is always key. I live for a good deal, and all the Yoox items I’m wearing in today’s post are $60 or less.

I may dress up a lot for a living, but when it comes to my everyday casual look, the outfit I’m wearing in today’s post is my go-to style. It never gets THAT cold in Dallas, so a light bomber jacket like this olive green beauty is perfect. I’m such a fan of this color in the fall and when I saw it on Yoox I knew I had to have it in my closet. Recently I’ve been trying to step up my sneaker game and can we discuss how fun and unique these gold sneakers are? I’m so obsessed with them! They’re perfect for all the casual outfits I rock so often.

Another thing you can find me wearing regularly in the fall is bodysuits. I think they’re so great dressed up or down. The one I’m wearing here has the cutest square neckline, very flattering on and not see through. Lastly I had to scoop up this bright red circle bag to add to my collection. Can you believe it’s only $45? Such a great deal for this trendy bag!

If you’re looking for fall inspiration do yourself a favor and check out Yoox. I can’t wait to style all of my amazing finds with different outfits this fall! Scroll down to see the rest of my look.

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This post is in partnership with Yoox, a brand I love. All selections and opinions are my own. Thank you Yoox for sponsoring this post