by Gabriela Castillo on January 31, 2019
One of the worst parts about owning an online store is that you only meet your customers on paper. For the most part, the customers order online and you never hear back from them again (until they make another order). Whenever I see the sales orders, I ask myself, “Who is this babe? Her style seems awesome, but what is she planning to do with her new outfit?” Is she going out to girl’s night? Does she have a hot date? Is this a “revenge on her ex boyfriend” outfit?

You get the idea.

This is how I got the idea to create the Haute Babe Of The Month program. All of our customers are special, and I believe that they all have their personal story to tell. Because of this, we will be featuring a customer each month. Our first haute babe of the month is Tatum Gilkey. Tatum is a Kansas original who is now a SOCAL resident with her own blog. Her Sassy Blonde Blog includes posts about fashion, lifestyle, beauty, and travel.

I’ll let her tell you guys a little bit about herself.

Name: Tatum Gilkey
Age: 21

Location: Currently San Diego, originally Kansas.
Occupation: Market partner for Monat, blogger
Instagram handle: @tatum_gilkey
Perfect coffee order: Iced Caramel macchiato with extra caramel drizzle
Go-to drink at happy hour: Dirty Shirley (Shirley temple with vodka!)
Favorite brand: Princess Polly
Dream vacay: Paris
Favorite fashion trend: Leopard print
Favorite Haute2Wear Item you have: My snake skin dress
Haute2Wear item on your wish list: Either the street smart leather skirt or the snake it till you make it biker shorts!!
Now, let’s get a little bit more personal…
Describe yourself in 5 words:
  1. Creative
  2. Bold
  3. outgoing
  4. Caring
  5. Stylish
What are your top 3 goals in life?
  1. Own a beach house in Hawaii
  2. Blog full time
  3. Have a gorgeous family with my love
What is your ideal job and why?
My ideal job would probably be from home, making enough money to travel and support my family! Working with the biggest and my most favorite brands.
Who is your role model?
My role model is my mom. She’s the most hard working, selfless person I have ever known. She’s always put her family first and I can only hope that I will be half the mother she is.
If you could change anything in the fashion industry, what would it be?
That everyone that has a different opinion in what they wear. You don’t have to wear the latest trends to feel good in your clothes!
What impact would you like to make in the world?
I want my voice to be heard about empowering women instead of tearing them down! Everyone is different and we should be proud of that!!
Words to live by:
“Too glam to give a damn”

Every Haute Babe Of The Month will receive a discount code to share with her followers! Proceeds of the sales generated by her discount code will be donated to the Cancer Research Institute in Tatum’s name! If you feel like shopping for a cause, use the code HAUTEBABETATUM at checkout for a 20% discount!

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