Meet the Babes
Instagram Handle: @buddylovespaige
Paige Parker is from Grapevine, Texas where she attended Grapevine High School and later went on to attend the University of Alabama (ROLL TIDE!). She was a member of Tri Delta Sorority. After college, Paige moved back to Dallas in 2012 and worked for Buddy DiFonzo, Idea Harvest. Once Grayson DiFonzo decided to expand the clothing label, she “stole” Paige from Buddy’s business and she became the original BuddyLove Babe!
Paige has worked for BuddyLove since 2012 and has worked every position available on her way up to now become the Director of Operations in 2018.
During football season, you can find Paige at Christie’s Sports Bar in Dallas cheering (screaming) on her Crimson Tide. She loves cheese, sloths, hanging out at the lake, and Dolly Parton. She also enjoys traveling!
Instagram Handle: @buddylovesrachel
Rachel Ragland is from Rockwall, Texas and attended Rockwall High School where she played volleyball for 4 years. After graduation, she attended Harding University, a small private school in Searcy, Arkansas.
After college, Rachel moved to her dream city, Nashville, Tennessee! She lived and worked there for three years before moving back to Dallas for a career change. She worked for a couple of boutiques as their E-Commerce and Operations Director before accepting the Director of E-Commerce and Strategic Partnerships position at BuddyLove. Now, Rachel is the Branding Director for BuddyLove.
Rachel still loves playing volleyball and is VERY competitive in every aspect of life. She loves trying new restaurants and even has her own “foodie” Instagram account. Rachel has a very direct and sarcastic personality and LOVES planning things. She is the queen of itineraries. She enjoys being on the water (lake, beach, or floating the river), loves hosting get togethers with friends, and always enjoys a good margarita from Joe T. Garcias! Also, Fun Fact: she loves MILK!
Instagram Handle: @buddylovespage
Page Paul is from Kingwood, Texas where she attended Kingwood High School and later attended the University of Arkansas (WOO PIG!). Page then moved to Dallas where she worked as a manager for a local boutique. She was later hired by BuddyLove as a sales rep and has now grown within the company to become Grayson’s right hand (wo)man as the Production Manager.
Page Paul loves listening to her vinyl record collection, attending concerts, drinking craft beer, traveling, and cooking new recipes! She has a ten year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Maxwell. She also loves spending time with her niece and nephews.
Instagram Handle: @buddyloveskelly
Kelly Wood is from Southlake, Texas where she attended Carroll Senior High School and later went on to attend Oklahoma State University, finishing at University of North Texas. Kelly interned for BuddyLove during a Fall semester and eventually was hired as Operations Manager in 2017.
Kelly just had her first child, Austyn, with her husband, Nick. She is loving mom life and enjoys spending time with her family. She loves college football, happy hour, mani pedis, and her puppies, Dexter and Paisley.
Instagram Handle: buddylovestaylor
Taylor Eldridge is from Longview, Texas and attended Longview High School where she was a Viewette Dancer. Upon graduation, she attended the University of North Texas. Taylor was a blogger for a few years when we discovered her. She modeled for BuddyLove a few different times and was then hired in 2019 full time as the Assistant E-Commerce Director.
Taylor met her “super hot” (her words) husband during college and is now engaged to be married April of 2019. Taylor LOVES to dance, listening to rap music, red wine, and her puppies, Goose and Cleo.
Instagram Handle: buddylovesbre
Bre Ball is from Honolulu, Hawaii and attended ‘Iolani High School. She then was recruited to run track at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Bre started as a model for BuddyLove and was later hired to become a sales rep 2016.
She loves running, eating good food (especially Torchy’s queso), and Dr. Pepper Shootouts. Bre also loves cheering on the Horned Frogs during football season.
Instagram Handle: @buddyloveskatie
Katie is from Bee Cave, Texas where she attended Lake Travis High School. She later attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Katie became a game day model for BuddyLove in 2017 and modeled again for Fall. The BabeCrew instantly loved Katie’s personality and knew she would be a great addition to the staff. Katie is also a new BuddyLove Babe and joined in 2019 as a sales rep.
Katie loves going out on the lake and spending time with her family! In the Fall, you can find Katie cheering on the Horned Frogs as well as cheering for her brother who plays for Baylor University. Some of Katie’s favorite things are ranch dressing, puppies, country music concerts, and make-up.
Instagram Handle: @buddyloveshannah
Hannah is from Los Angeles, California where she attended the Orange Country High School of the Arts. After graduation, she attended the University of Arizona (BEAR DOWN!).
Hannah is one of the most recent BuddyLove Babes. Hannah reached out to apply for an open position after seeing BuddyLove at the 2018 WWD MAGIC Market Show in Las Vegas. She instantly fell in love with the bold prints and loved seeing the team have so much fun while working hard at the show!
Hannah is new to Dallas and has loved exploring her new city! She loves spending time with friends and family, shopping for the latest trends, and attending music festivals.