Friday's Fancies + Have an Excellent Weekend!

Friday's Fancies

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Are you guys ready for Mercedes Benz fashion week?  Well, are you?  Everything is in full swing and all of fashion's finest is in effect.  I for one am eager for photos, gossip and the like.  

This week's Friday's Fancies is focused on just that.  Fashion and all things fashion forward.  Honestly, I have no idea if I pulled "fashion forward" off.  I doubt that Heidi, Michael & Nina would be too impressed, do you?  However, I can say with full honesty here that I would not have the guts to wear this out.  Not because I don't love it, but only because it's  But put this outfit on someone like Heidi Klum and voila!  Magic.  

The Sonia Rykiel top was what started it all.  I couldn't get past the sequins and stripes (and I thought of Liz the whole time) and the colors.  Then I remembered how much I adored this and all the brightly colored pants of the runway and thought it was a match made in heaven.  I would never wear those shoes - mainly because I'm not sure I could walk in them, but they seem to be pretty sweet peeping out from under the pink pants.  Pink pants...yikes, did I just use those two words together in a sentence?  Anyway, I couldn't resist topping it all off with an edgy motorcycle jacket to bring a toughness to contrast all the softness going on here.  I hope I succeeded...but I'll let you all be the judge :)

What are you all up to this weekend?  We don't have much as far as plans but a lot needs to be done.  As usual.  I do know that we're ending the weekend with a special dinner that I am very much looking forward to.  

Whatever you get up to this weekend, I hope it's nothing short of grand!  Happy Friday + fashion week, my friends!


Valerie@DesignCaller September 9, 2011 at 12:11 AM  

Your blog's name alone told me that you have a real spark of creativity and originality. Today's fashion comments were great, and true for many of us!

colleen September 9, 2011 at 12:19 AM  

i love this outfit and i want you to rock it. because you could.

that ysl bag. swoon upon swoon upon swoon.

Ariel September 9, 2011 at 12:21 AM  

Definitely digging the black jacket!

Amanda September 9, 2011 at 4:59 AM  

I Love Love Love the pink trousers! Great picks!

Angela Alvarez September 9, 2011 at 5:08 AM  

lovelyyyy outfits!! great job!

jeanette from everton terrace September 9, 2011 at 6:57 AM  

There was a time when I would have worn those pants and I think in the 80's I had a pair almost that color but I'm too old now I think. My daughter is looking for a purse just like that :)

Sal September 9, 2011 at 7:28 AM  

I love the sequin top here and I want that bag on my arm! Good choice!

Sal x

Laura September 9, 2011 at 7:58 AM  

This look is so great! I tried colored pants this week too but I still don't think I could truly pull them off!

Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ September 9, 2011 at 7:58 AM  

a new YSL bag would be REALLLLLY nice right now - if only Joe can see this post!

*kiss kiss*
Erika~Tiptoe Butterfly~

Cathy September 9, 2011 at 8:18 AM  

Oooh! Love the pink pants! And great outfit all around.

Have a great weekend!

birdie to be September 9, 2011 at 8:50 AM  

So fashion forward! Great pics!

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime September 9, 2011 at 9:10 AM  

so pretty much want every item here...esp the bag & earrings! Happy friday :)

marissa at the boot September 9, 2011 at 9:22 AM  

you totally succeeded! this is kind of how the italian girls dress! i envy their courage. :) have a great weekend!

theolivetree September 9, 2011 at 9:40 AM  

I am not sure I would be brave enough to rock the jacket or walk in the shoes...BUT I am soooo digging those pink pants and that top!!

Sara September 9, 2011 at 9:59 AM  

Being from Kansas probably doesn't make me the epitome of "fashion forward", but I LOVE this outfit, and I would rock it in a hot minute! One of each piece for me, please!

classiq September 9, 2011 at 10:14 AM  

A few days ago I saw a sequined striped top-red (a little pink hued) pants outfit that I thought it looked fabulous. And here I find it again inspiring you as well. Wouldn't wear it myself either, not bold enough, but I would love to see it on someone whom it suits. xo

Marie September 9, 2011 at 10:27 AM  

I would love to own that bag!:D

I have no plans for the weekend. Maybe shop a little and relax.

Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend!:D

***** Marie *****

Gloria September 9, 2011 at 10:44 AM  

Fabulous picks - I want those pink pants and that beautiful blue bag! Have a great weekend!

Anya adores September 9, 2011 at 10:48 AM  

Thanks for you comment on my blog - I am loving your 'about me: I am nice' that's just brill :O)
Have a great weekend..

Jessica September 9, 2011 at 11:03 AM  

Now if only there's a way to justify those pants ...

Sara Drazba September 9, 2011 at 11:25 AM  

your blog is so carefree and lighthearted, it's refreshing to find one that isn't so depressing! great stuff girlfriend!

Brynn {chartreuse and a twist} September 9, 2011 at 11:49 AM  

I think you pulled it off perfectly! The outfit is not 'me' either, but it would definitely look amazing on the right person! I am in love with that top, though!!! xoxoxo brynn

Huckleberry Creative September 9, 2011 at 12:14 PM  

The bright pink pants are amazing! Love this, and all the NYFW updates too!

Leeann @ Join the Gossip September 9, 2011 at 12:24 PM  

Gah! That bag! And the top? Love them!!

April September 9, 2011 at 12:24 PM  

I actually love those pink pants. Though the idea is incredibly scary. haha ;) Hope you have a great weekend!

Alexa September 9, 2011 at 1:04 PM  

Oooh those hot pink pants are nothing short of awesome! :)

Tang September 9, 2011 at 1:10 PM  

I would definitely not wear this myself either, but someone else would totally rock it! I agree. :)

la petite coquine September 9, 2011 at 1:14 PM  

A JOB?!?! Who are you, going off and getting a job? By which I mean HORRAAAYYYYY!!! Enjoy the weekend, darling!

Haley{PairsandPours} September 9, 2011 at 1:34 PM  

ah! I almost did a post on pink slacks. love these! have a great weekend.

Anna of IHOD September 9, 2011 at 1:44 PM  

I'm excited to follow fashion week and all the new fun finds. That top and pants is an awesome combo:D Would be perfect party pieces.
Happy weekend!!

Anonymous,  September 9, 2011 at 2:30 PM  

Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog today.

I'm definitely excited about Fashion Week. Cannot wait to see all the spring/summer collections ;-)

Just White September 9, 2011 at 3:33 PM  

Thank you for visiting my blog, I am staying a while at yours...
Have a lovely evening. Eliana

Nikki September 9, 2011 at 4:20 PM  

I need red pants and a sparkly top stat!

Bad Joan September 9, 2011 at 4:28 PM  

This is such an awesome outfit. Loving the hot pink pants and heels.


Meggan of Lila Grace September 9, 2011 at 5:03 PM  

I absolutely love this outfit! The colors, sequin top and jacket are all stunning! I know Nina would say that she could see how perfect your taste level is (is it sad that I watch so much project runway that i can quote the judges??)! Love it all! xo

Anonymous,  September 9, 2011 at 5:21 PM  

LOVE LOVE LOVE the shoes!!! xo

Rae September 9, 2011 at 5:47 PM  

OOh, awesome pants. I really love the whole outfit! And I'm your 300th follower!

Stephanie September 9, 2011 at 7:59 PM  

What a fabulous outift! So fashion forward and fun!

Anonymous,  September 10, 2011 at 3:06 AM  

Lady M! This is a fabulous outfit! Totally fashion forward! I'll day dream about this one too. Have a great weekend!

.Candy. September 10, 2011 at 6:08 AM  

This inspiration board is super! I'm in the hunt for pink pants and blue bag and I, too have been scouring for photos from the fashion week. Will be publishing that next Wednesday for my obsessed Wednesday post. Watch out for it!

.Candy. September 10, 2011 at 6:45 AM  

This inspiration board is super! I'm in the hunt for pink pants and blue bag and I, too have been scouring for photos from the fashion week. Will be publishing that next Wednesday for my obsessed Wednesday post. Watch out for it!

beckie September 10, 2011 at 8:11 AM  

love the shoes! have a great weekend :)

whitney johnson September 10, 2011 at 2:11 PM  

really loving the whole idea of hot pink pants. :)

sarah nicole September 10, 2011 at 5:11 PM  

I've been loving pink pants lately too - with a denim shirt and moccs. I think I need some.

Beautiful oufit!



Johanna September 10, 2011 at 8:13 PM  

The pink pants are perfect! Mucho love!

Punctuation Mark September 10, 2011 at 8:46 PM  

i am seriously in love with that top... hope you're having a fantastic weekend!

Stephanie September 11, 2011 at 10:54 AM  

I LOVE that leather jacket! I'm bummed I missed the last FF but I'm also totally excited for this week's. Is it weird that I get so excited to make pretend outfits that I'll probably never actually own?? :)

natasha {schue love} September 11, 2011 at 8:51 PM  

Loving this fashion forward look! Those pants are hot hot hot!

a m o u r e t t e September 12, 2011 at 9:14 AM  

I am in love. with those pink pants.

Karlita September 13, 2011 at 7:16 PM  

In love with that sequined tank!! great finds! great post!

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