Southern Style

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I spent this past weekend on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with some of my girlfriends and we had the best time! When Hallie and I boarded the plane from NYC on Thursday, I had no idea that we would be touching down in paradise a quick two hours later. Of course, I knew where we were headed, but it was my first time ever going to Hilton Head. After this past weekend, I know it definitely won’t be my last trip!

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Grace, Caitlin, Hallie, and I stayed in a beautiful home right on the beach on Hilton Head Island! It was absolutely stunning — my entire NYC studio apartment could have fit in my bedroom in the house. Having space to breathe was such a welcome luxury. I hung up my shirts and dresses in the walk-in closet, just because I could!

Speaking of breathing, the air down there was absolutely amazing. That seems like a weird thing to say, but when you live in New York and escape the city, you truly do breathe easier. The air is just so much more clean and crisp!

I’ll be sharing more about our adventures exploring the island later this week, as well as some photos of our fabulous home for the weekend! Today, though, it’s all about the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament.

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Hallie and I woke up early on Friday morning to get ready for a little TV appearance on WTOC, live from the tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links at the Sea Pines Resort. (You can watch the clip here!) After we were done chatting with Tim & Jody, we made our way into the tournament for some golf, photobooth fun, and southern cooking! We watched a few rounds from Doc’s BBQ on the 15th hole, which was a lot of fun — great food and an even better view. After lunch, we wandered around the course and made our way to the lighthouse at Harbour Town Marina. The striped lighthouse matched my striped dress so we thought it would be a perfect photo opp!

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The RBC Heritage is a golf tournament where PGA players compete for the coveted “plaid jacket.” The tournament is known for it’s fun, family-friendly atmosphere, and over the last few years, it’s been known for it’s fashion, too! RBC Heritage-goers were decked out in their finest sun dresses, Lilly Pulitzer, plaid, and Vineyard Vines. Naturally, I loved it since I’ve always had a bit of a penchant for southern style. Since I was born and raised in Illinois, I’m no Southern Belle, but a girl can dream, right?

I took over the @VisitHiltonHead Instagram account while I was at the tournament on Friday, Grace took it over on Saturday, and Caitlin took over on Sunday. You can see all of our photos here!

Have you ever been to the RBC Heritage? Would love to hear!

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Get the Look…

Vineyard Vines Dress
Kate Spade Bow Belt
C.Wonder Sandals (similar here)
Vera Bradley Bag
C.Wonder Sunglasses (similar here)
Loren Hope Bracelets (one, two, three)
Bauble Bar Earrings

A huge Thank You to Hilton Head Island for partnering on this post!

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28 Comments

  1. 4.20.15

    Loved following all of your escapades this weekend (3 cheers for snap chat!) and this outfit is adorable! Glad you were able to enjoy a little escape from the city!

  2. 4.20.15
    Rena commented:

    Your striped dress is so wonderful summerly!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    International Giveaway: Zatchels Bag as Thank-You for the Supporter of my Hobby
    http://www.dressedwithsoul.com

  3. 4.20.15

    Have always wanted to go to Hilton Head, and your trip realllly making me want to take off and go! Glad you got to escape the city and get some fresh air… the perfect way to hit reset!

  4. 4.20.15
    Lindsay commented:

    Love this striped dress and the striped lighthouse in the background is so cute!!

    pinkandnavystripes.com

  5. 4.20.15
    Annie Reeves commented:

    Loved following along via Snapchat and Instagram – looks like you had the best time! I still haven’t made my way to Hilton Head, but I’m just about two hours down the road in Charleston, so I need to head over ASAP. Have a great week!!

  6. 4.20.15
    IRENE commented:

    so so beautiful dress! congrats!!!
    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

  7. 4.20.15
    Natali commented:

    Looking beautiful and feminine! This is such a lovely dress!

    http://lartoffashion.com

  8. 4.20.15

    What an awesome experience! Great interview!

    And I love your outfit!

    Her Heartland Soul
    http://herheartlandsoul.com

  9. 4.20.15
    Preeti commented:

    you look adorable! love that dress!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

  10. 4.20.15
    Emma commented:

    I absolutely adore Hilton head! This dress seems perfect for the occasion
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  11. 4.20.15
    Ellen Borza commented:

    Seeing that lighthouse is bringing back memories of Hilton Head with my family! I loved it there and can’t wait to go back. You and Hallie did great in your interview, and I love that dress on you. Perfect for summer.

    Ellen | A Pop of Pink

  12. 4.20.15

    How fun! Great job with the interview, too!

    xo, Laura
    http://brightandbeautifulblog.com

  13. 4.20.15
    Meagan commented:

    Hilton Head Island is so beautiful! I went last summer and had a blast!
    -Meg
    http://www.smalltownsisters.blogspot.com

  14. 4.20.15
    Rin commented:

    Such a classic silhouette! Adore the all american feel.

    xoxo Rin
    Ramblings with Rin

  15. 4.20.15
    Alexandra commented:

    Your dress is super cute – and your interview is so exciting! Loved this!

    Warm Regards,
    Alexandra
    http://www.littlewildheart.com

  16. 4.20.15
    Living In Colors commented:

    Sounds like a fun weekend…and an o-so-cute outfit too!

    Jamie
    http://livingincolors.net/style/lilly-for-target-recap/

  17. 4.20.15

    What a cute dress!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com

  18. 4.20.15

    Hilton Head is such a great little spot to visit, and it looks like you had a great weekend!

    Josh – The Kentucky Gent
    http://thekentuckygent.com

  19. 4.20.15
    Jess Zimlich commented:

    Hands down the best snapchats this weekend. I was ROLLING.

  20. 4.20.15
    Madison Martine commented:

    Loving that dress! I must visit Hilton Head!

    Madison Martine
    http://www.madisonmartine.com

  21. 4.20.15
    Ella commented:

    Loved the little news segment! That guy reporter was on top of it!

  22. 4.20.15
    Vera Sawicki commented:

    What a gorgeous dress!

    Blonde in Cashmere

  23. 4.20.15
    Kayla D commented:

    Sounds like you had a fantastic weekend! Cute look!

    xx,
    Kayla
    Eat Play Dress

  24. 4.21.15
    Amy commented:

    That dress is just too cute on you. And your hair looks fab. And I loved your snapchats over the weekend. You got the trifecta, girl! #WINNING

    Girl for Granted

  25. 4.21.15
    Sam commented:

    This looked like such a fun trip! Loved all of the Instas and Snapchats along the way. This dress is great for HHI. You look perfectly preppy!

    xx
    Sam

  26. 4.22.15
    Laura commented:

    What a great weekend! And great to see the Vineyard Vines dress worn outside of the catalog. It looks great! Even more convinced now that I need to add it to my closet.

    Laura | Surf & Hydrangeas

  27. 4.22.15
    Angela commented:

    Love it when your fashion matches your destination! You look darling. Lucky lady that you have travel-buddies!