Fab Friday's Fancies | Maximized Summer

Happy Friday Lovelies!!!  It's about dang time Friday got here.  This has been one of the longest weeks ever.  I can't wait to sleep in tomorrow and play a little bocce ball in the afternoon - perfect way to spend the first weekend of August!

This week's Friday's Fancies theme is Maxi{mized} Summer.  Maxi dress, maxi skirt, whatever.  I was super excited when {av} emailed with the theme.  I heart maxi dresses.  I have quite a few of them.  So many, in fact, I had to put a buy ban in place and not allow myself to buy any more!!  But ... I don't have any maxi skirts.  (Hmmm... I think I found a way to get around the self-imposed buy ban... )

This one from Anthropologie would make a great addition to anyone's summer wardrobe.  Dress it up, dress it down - whatever you like!  It's versatile enough to go from a lazy summer afternoon to a hot date night with just a few accessories.

1. Tied & Tabbed Blouse - A crisp, breezy white shirt is perfect for showing off the striped maxi skirt.
2. Seamingly Maxi- Love at first sight.
3. Original Wayfarers - Need I say more?
4. Dimpled Metal Cuff - Gotta love Forever 21's cheap and easy accessories!
5. Micheal Kors Rings Sandal - Chic and casual.  Perfect.

Happy Weekend!!!
PS - If you like my Friday's Fancies, stop by {long distance loving} and give Big Mario Life a big thumbs up!!


  1. I wish I was tall enough to wear a maxi, but I'm so short, it would make me look like a little girl wearing her momma's dress.

    On that note, have a great weekend sweetie! And I'm having a music giveaway. don't forget to check it out.


  2. Cute cute! Love that cuff, can't believe it's from F21! Actually nevermind I can, they always have such great hidden treasures. I need to start participating in these Friday Fancies!!

  3. love it! I don't know if I could pull off a maxi skirt but my husband refuses to let me buy anymore maxi dresses [the nerve] so maybe this is my way of getting around that! ;)

  4. hah we do have great minds that think alike! i love the black and white combination with the silver metal so chic love this outfit stephanie

  5. This is one of the few maxi skirts that I actually think I just *might* actually be able to pull off....the pretty bottom just makes it for me! The whole outfit has me re-thinking my "anti-maxi" attitude (c; Happy Weekend!

  6. Great finds! Love the glasses and the sandals. Have a great weekend!

  7. Love the outfit! I also went with a skirt instead of a dress-great minds think alike! Stopping by from FF and a new follower. Have a great weekend!


  8. I need to start getting on the maxi skirt train! I love them! Great look!

  9. I need to get on this maxi skirt kick! Love the look!

  10. I really love the metal cuff and the shoes. Also, I went and voted for you. Good luck!!


  11. I would wear the entire thing. That maxi IS love at first sight!

  12. I just discovered your blog, I love it! And I love all these items, especially that super cute skirt.
    Your newest follower,

    www.whatstoeatmom.blogspot.com (aka *sweet pea*)

  13. Ok LOVE LOVE LOVE this look! Such a perfect say to say see you later summer!

  14. Great outfit!! I love the striped maxi and the tied white shirt that you paired with it! So pretty! xo

  15. This outfit looks pretty fabulous to me! I love the black&white combo, stylish sandals and that cuff is awesome!

    Happy Sunday!

    xx Ivana
    Style in the City

  16. Thanks for that nice comment! The picture from the ship is not in Disney, I took that in the harbor of Gothenburg, Sweden, when visiting a friend there.

  17. All of your picks are great! I went and voted for you I hope you win. Best of luck!


  18. That maxi skirt is so up my alley and my Wayfarers are always by my side!

  19. I really love this skirt! Great pick :)

  20. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Your Friday Fancies are really great. And Yes, I loved *Nsync, too, but I just really remember when Millennium came out and how much fun we had listening to it :) And I still have my No Strings Attached and Pop CD's from *Nsync...ahhh the good old days :)

  21. I adore the maxi dress and
    blouse. Such fanciable Friday fancies. Wishing you a nice week;-)

  22. Ooh what a great post, I've been wearing SO many maxi skirts and dresses this summer. Funny though, I flew to LA this weekend and both times in the airport security they made me do the pat down because they said they do that when women are in the long skirts. Kinda annoying, haha. Your blog is so cute, following you now

    P.S. That's funny about the Ukiah connection, I probably know her...hehe, it's such a small town.

  23. Love that skirt! And also anything Anthropologie, but sadly my pocketbook doesn't agree.

    Amen on Forever21's cheap jewelry! I got the sweetest little necklace there last week for $2.80. Seriously.

  24. I am so in love with that maxi. I just don't understand the $98 price tag :(


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