Friday's Fancies + Have a blissful weekend!

Friday's Fancies


Mulberry white bow blouse, $460
Gucci stretchy pants, £455
Betsey Johnson platform shoes, $100
MICHAEL Michael Kors michael kors tote bag, $512
Alexander McQueen engraved jewelry, £295
Kendra Scott blue agate earrings, $60
Madewell vintage retro sunglasses, $134
Wide braided belt, $8.90
NARS Nail Polish, $17


Hooray for Friday!  It's been a weird/awesome long/short week, if that makes any sense.  I'm so ready for the weekend - for house projects to be completed and partying to be had ;)

What are you all up to this weekend?  We have a daunting task ahead of us.  We discovered last weekend that we have uncontrollable amounts of poison ivy growing everywhere!  Just when we thought we had seen it all...it kept appearing!  So my brave handybadge bought a hazmat suit, gloves, goggles and a mask and is gearing up for the battle.  I'm nervous, to say the least.  But if all goes well (and we don't end up at the urgent care center) I won't have to worry every time I mow the grass for fear of stepping in it or brushing up against it.  I've been avoiding it like the plague!

This week's Friday's Fancies is embracing my lusts after fall clothes.  It's always around this time of the year when my fall fashion alarm rings and I just want to run out as fast as I can to pick up the latest and greatest pieces.  Does that happen to anybody else?  Please say yes.  I've had my eye on that blouse for awhile now and thought, what better way to pair it than to pair it with some autumn-colored wide-legged Gucci pants?  I tried to avoid the mustard + ketchup combo as much as possible, but if your stomachs are now craving a hot dog, I totally understand.  And you're welcome.  I've also had those Betsey Johnson platforms saved for awhile and never knew what to pair them with.  Lo and behold, the perfect combination (in my eyes) was born.

Be sure to check out the rest of Friday's Fancies at {long distance loving} and if you like what you see, feel free to do this ::


Have a great weekend, everyone!

* PS, I'm very much annoyed by the fact that the top + pants proportions wouldn't coordinate with one another.  That side piece sticking out drives me crazy!  

43 comments:

Gloria August 12, 2011 at 9:28 AM  

Oh no, poison ivy is the worst - I hope you get rid of every last bit! Also I wish that top was hanging in my closet right now :-) Have a great weekend!

Stephanie @ henry happened August 12, 2011 at 9:33 AM  

I sorta am craving a hot dog now... :) Good luck with the poison ivy, yikes!

I just noticed that you are in Louisville. So am I! I live near Cherokee Park :)

Anna Walker August 12, 2011 at 9:42 AM  

Aw sorry you have Poison Ivy! Good Luck! LOVE the friday's Fancies! The shoes, and the sunglasses and everything! The earrings too! They're all just perfect for fall! Can't wait! :D

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marissa at the boot August 12, 2011 at 9:44 AM  

haha, i hate when things don't line up as well! but this color combo is DELISH. i adore it! especially the frames!
oh my gosh, good luck with your poison ivy battle! i'll keep my fingers crossed for you!

Ivana August 12, 2011 at 9:59 AM  

I love the 70s feel to this outfit! LOL for the lack of coordination of the pieces, I totally understand you! Good luck with the poison ivy!

Have an amazing weekend!

xx Ivana
Style in the City

theolivetree August 12, 2011 at 10:00 AM  

beautiful finds, adorable shoes and yes I want a hotdog now!

Liz {Sequins And Stripes} August 12, 2011 at 10:03 AM  

Yikes on the poison ivy! I hope you come out on the positive side of this situation!

Love, love, love that adorable mustard top - I am obsessed with blouses with pretty bows.

Happy weekend!! xo

stephanie August 12, 2011 at 10:04 AM  

That's crazy about the poison ivy! I hope the removal goes well for you guys.

That top is super cute! If I could pull off that color, I'd totally wear it.

Zoe - Style Foodie August 12, 2011 at 10:17 AM  

I am digging those high waisted pants lady! Happy Friday!
xx
Z
P.S.
Wish you could join us tonight would have been awesome to meet you!

Stephanie August 12, 2011 at 10:19 AM  

Love the outfit!!! So sorry to hear about the poison ivy!

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma August 12, 2011 at 11:03 AM  

Ahh poison ivy is scary!! Hope it stays away..

This is a fantastic outfit and Love the Nars polish.

New follower happy friday!

Belly B August 12, 2011 at 11:09 AM  

I love the bag!!! I need one of those!! I thought it was Marc Jacobs at first, but Michael Kors is the bees knees too!

Belly B :)

Caitlin C. August 12, 2011 at 11:19 AM  

Good luck getting rid of the poison ivy! And YES I totally understand your predicament of wanting to go out and buy EVERY new hot fall item that hits the stores... it's happening to me right now. I love the look you put together for Friday's Fancies, I have been literally lusting after that MK bag for ages now. One day, that bag will be mine! :)

Kyla August 12, 2011 at 11:19 AM  

I'm so in love with this outfit! I definitely need that yellow top...I've been really into mustard colors lately. Good luck with the poison ivy!! :o I hope I can spend some time outside this weekend, it's supposed to be gorgeous!

rachel August 12, 2011 at 11:21 AM  

I totally know what you mean about it being a long/short week! hope you have a great weekend :)

Meg {henninglove} August 12, 2011 at 11:21 AM  

loving this outfit!! those heels are fabulous and i love the bright bold blue of the earrings!

Val Fox August 12, 2011 at 11:30 AM  

Good luck with the removal of the poison ivy!!

I LOVE that tie front blouse! Oh and I hate when proportions of items on Polyvore won't work either, but I actually didn't notice the edge of the blouse sticking out until you mentioned it!

Marian August 12, 2011 at 11:58 AM  

Love the look! And am actually in love with the color shade of the shirt! And the blue earrings...just the perfect pop of blue! And the purse...great minds think alike my love!!

PS- Lets not discuss how many arguments I get in with polyvore cause it won't work with me when I'm trying to re size pieces:)

natasha {schue love} August 12, 2011 at 12:14 PM  

LOVE those earrings...and that bag...and that ring! Great style, as always! Happy Friday!

Anna of IHOD August 12, 2011 at 12:19 PM  

Ugh. Poison Ivy is the worst! I am so sorry!

Thanks for the fab round up. These are great picks for August and the transition to fall.
:) Anna

vintch August 12, 2011 at 12:28 PM  

goodness, good luck with the poison ivy. we've got some around the cottage and it is certainly a pain. those clothes are just so pretty--love the color combo!

jillian :: cornflake dreams. August 12, 2011 at 1:27 PM  

yikes! poison ivy is scary stuff! good luck getting rid of all of it! loving this outfit tho, and i am SUPER excited about fall :) xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

Amber Blue Bird August 12, 2011 at 2:07 PM  

I would totally rock this outfit if I had the dough to scoop of these items. I love that blouse. Good luck with the poison ivy.

Huckleberry Creative August 12, 2011 at 3:05 PM  

Looove your round up today! I'm so excited for fall clothes and weather too!

Good luck with your poison ivy battle this weekend!

Nikell August 12, 2011 at 3:43 PM  

Poison ivy...ick!!! Good luck with that ^_^

Lovely outfit. I love that top.

Have a fabulous weekend,
Nikell

Sara Mueller August 12, 2011 at 6:23 PM  

I am love the silk blouse and tote bag!

annelise August 12, 2011 at 9:21 PM  

I don't think we have poison ivy in Australia - thank God! Good luck getting rid of it.

I get such outfit envy with the other hemisphere. I'm desperately hanging out for summer to arrive because I'm so sick of winter, but seeing all these lovely colder-month outfits make me weirdly envious! It's slightly crazy but I know, deep down, summer will always have me 100% :)

Have a great weekend!

Johanna August 12, 2011 at 10:22 PM  

I love mustard blouses. I don't know why but they scream fall to me. Stay clear of the ivy, girl!

Candice August 13, 2011 at 4:36 AM  

Hello, stunning blue earrings - my ears would love it if you married them :)

Farmchick August 13, 2011 at 8:29 AM  

Sweet shoes. I hate poison ivy. I always end up with the steroid shot to get rid of it. It likes me way too much.

Collins @ Life. Mostly Sweet. August 13, 2011 at 4:50 PM  

yep, fall clothes are my favorite to buy. will be thrifting this year b/c i'm broke. but totally fine with thrifting! is that clear nail polish?

Tracey August 14, 2011 at 2:28 AM  

Lovely selections ... best of luck with the poison ivy!

PS. I'm always lusting over some piece of clothing or jewellery ... and it often happens out of season! ;)

Ariel August 14, 2011 at 2:37 AM  

totally loving the shoes!

Quindome August 14, 2011 at 7:49 AM  

Yarks! With the poison Ivy, OI! I've never had it, but have always been freaked out. Good luck getting rid of it! Oh, yeah, that yellow top? Divine!

tea with lucy August 15, 2011 at 7:30 AM  

now IF i was a heel wearer i'd take a pair of those beauties please!

colleen August 15, 2011 at 8:01 AM  

i looooooove that blouse. so yes, go get it. i feel the same about fall fashion, every year it gets me going (and empties my wallet). hope the weekend was good and you won the poison ivy fight!

sherri lynn August 15, 2011 at 8:13 AM  

I was already really excited for fall clothes and this post is making me want them even more! I hope your poison ivy is healing up okay! :(

Hannah {Culture Connoisseur} August 15, 2011 at 8:58 AM  

Love those earrings. I need them in my collection asap. I love that blue color.

Drew {Coral Cafe} August 15, 2011 at 4:25 PM  

So sorry to hear about your poison ivy!! That stuff is so annoying!! This is the perfect outfit to transition into the fall with! Love that mustard yellow/rust/cobalt color combo!!

navy and orange August 18, 2011 at 7:10 PM  

love that outfit!

xoxo navy & orange
navyandorange.blogspot.com

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