As a senior at the University of Mississippi and a proud member of Kappa Kappa Gamma (Delta Rho chapter), I know a thing or two about the ins and outs and the dos and don’ts of sorority fashion in the South. Being a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life and I have made both lifelong memories and friends.
Now that we’ve addressed the cliché why-I-love-my-sorority-talk, check out some of the must-haves for sorority girls in the South!
The Lilly Pulitzer Jumbo Agenda (top left) — An absolute must in order to stay organized in college and plan all of your sorority social and philanthropy events! This agenda comes in many fun, colorful prints!
The iPhone cover in Kappa Kappa Gamma print…of course! (middle top row) — Keep your phone covered, safe, and cute!
Pearl stud earrings (top right) — These are my go-to earrings on a daily basis while going to school, and pretty much every other day too! They’re an absolute classic. These earrings are the Tiffany & Co. Signature Pearl Earrings.
Rent the Runway! — This dress here is the ‘Cheetah Crawl Dress’ Mark & James by Badgley Mischka (bottom left) — I somewhat recently discovered Rent the Runway and I think it is down right brilliant! Seriously people, this website is GOLDEN. Rent the Runway is fantastic for date parties, formals, and other social events where you wouldn’t be caught dead in the same dress. If you want to know more about Rent the Runway and how it works, read my blog post about Rent the Runway.
The Tory Burch ‘Jaden’ Tote (middle bottom row) — Well I don’t have this, but I sure would love to! Every girl needs a cute and colorful tote to carry their homework and textbooks in.
The Metal Script monogram Necklace from Moon and Lola (bottom right) — I found out about Moon and Lola while reading a magazine years ago, I have loved it ever since. I never really monogrammed many things before college, just my Jon Hart Luggage, a scarf, towels, and bedding…okay so maybe I monogrammed a couple of things. But when I started my freshman year at Ole Miss I was in awe of exactly how many things girls (and even boys!) were monogrammed. I mean you name it: key chains, bath curtains, rain jackets, sweatshirts, Nike shorts…the list goes on and on! I immediately followed suit and I haven’t stopped since. My mom always said I have the perfect initials for a monogram (MHE). I’m going to be in quite the predicament whenever I get married…oops.
Today’s #FavoritesFriday features everything that I adore by Reece & Blaire! Reece & Blaire has recently become one of my favorite jewelry brands. Reece & Blaire use beautiful stones in their jewelry line that makes each piece one of a kind.
‘The Adelynn’ bracelet (top left)
‘The Gretchen’ bracelet (top right)
‘Limited Edition’ — The Sullivan’ bracelet (bottom left)
‘The Timeless Collection — The Wit’ necklace (bottom right)
Christmas shopping can be fun, but it can also tug on your wallet. But it doesn’t have to be an expensive experience. Plan ahead this year! Keep track of all of your favorite store’s sales and beat the crowd! These are a few great gifts that I have found online that are under $50. I will be posting more gift guides throughout the holiday season, so stay tuned!
Acrylic Cambridge Monogram Bracelet (top left) — $48.00 from Moon and Lola. These bracelets come in many different colors! This website is a fantastic place to get any and all monogrammed jewelry! Trust me, I would know, I’m a fanatic of monograms!
Deena & Ozzy Hammered Cross-body Bag (top right) — $42.00 from Urban Outfitters. This bag also comes in several other colors!
Glitter Box Set (bottom left) — $30.00 from Kate Spade New York. These socks are too cute and come in great Christmas colors!
Dainty Texas Necklace (middle bottom row) — $46.00 from The Impeccable Pig. I’m from Texas so, of course, I love this necklace!
Neiman Marcus Exclusive Four Monogrammed Coasters (bottom right) — $34.00
Crane & Co. For J.Crew ‘Merci’ Card Set (top left) — $24.50 from J.Crew. These thank you cards are so cute! And who doesn’t need to re-stock their thank you notes? I know I get plenty of use from them.
‘To The Moon’ Pillow by Primitives by Kathy (top right) — $24.00 from Nordstrom. This pillow is too cute! It can also easily match with other pillows, therefore whoever you give this gift to (even if it’s for yourself, I won’t tell!) you won’t have to worry about it not going well with their decor.
‘Color Me Glossy’ Lip Glaze Set by Stila (bottom left) — $28.00 from Nordstrom. I personally love Stila lip gloss. This gift makes for a great stocking stuffer too!
Kate Spade New York Drop Earrings (middle bottom row) — $48.00 from Nordstrom. These Kate Spade earrings also come in several other colors! These earrings are so classic, a great purchase for a friend or relative, or even yourself!
‘Be Dazzling’ Scented Candle by Kate Spade New York (bottom right) — $40.00 from Nordstrom. This candle also comes in black and white polka dots. Who doesn’t love a good candle? I know I sure do!
‘101 Recipes You Can’t Live Without’ Cookbook by Macmillan (top left) — $24.99 from Nordstrom. Ok someone needs to get me this! I need to get in the kitchen and learn how to make yummy new recipes, because only knowing how to make mac n’ cheese and scrambled eggs isn’t cutting it.
‘Everyday Pretty’ Lip & Eye Palette by Bobbi Brown (top right) — $30.00 from Nordstrom. This is a great stocking stuffer!
Boxed Initial Pendant by Nadri (right) — $38.00 from Nordstrom. This is a classic gift and a great stocking stuffer!
Etched Enamel Bangle in ‘Natural’ (bottom left) — $39.50 from J.Crew. This bangle also comes in two other colors!
Acrylic Hartford Block Monogram Post Earrings (bottom right) — $44.00 from Moon and Lola. These come in many different colors!