Fab Friday's Fancies | Back to School

I feel like I say this every Friday but this has been the longest week ev-ah.  Maybe each week they just keep getting longer and longer?  God I hope not.

I've been giving a lot of thought to Fall lately and I think part of why I love it so much is because I have serious nostalgia over going back to school.  I was one of those nerds (and proud of it!) who loved loved loved school.  The first day of school was almost as exciting as Christmas Eve.  Will I like my teachers?  Will my teachers like me?  What kind of books will we have?  What art projects will we do?  I can't wait to see my friends!  These are just a few of the thoughts running through Little Stephanie's head on the eve of the first day of school.  In honor of those lucky enough to be going back to school this Fall, I'm linking up with {av} again for Friday's Fancies where "Back to School" is the theme of the week.  If I were headed back to school this Fall, this outfit is what Grown Up Stephanie would wear for the first day.  What about you?  What would you wear if you went back to school?

(Actually, this isn't too far off from what Grown Up Stephanie wears anyway - I just rock a much cheaper version!)  

1. Houndstooth blazer - preppy but relaxed, perfect for setting the right tone.
2. Pilcro Stet slim jeans - I needed skinnies for the outfit, Anthro has a new line of jeans, it was meant to be.
3. Sundrop necklace - this would be pretty lovely with a sundress, too, if it's not quite "sweater weather" yet.
4. Linen t-shirt - how comfy does this tee from Zara look?
5. Lex flats - finally some Jessica Simpson shoes that don't make my feet hurt just lookin' at 'em!!

Happy Weekend!!!


  1. im pretty excited about fall too! i was always a summer baby but now i miss my sweaters and boots... let's just not talk about winter tho! happy friday! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

  2. Love this look!! The purple would look great with those yellow details. And would have been a perfect back-to-school outfit for me, as my college's colors were purple and gold!

  3. Love the shoes. Looks like mustard is coming in this fall! Yay!

  4. those flats are darling, so adorable! you have such good style!

  5. love this outfit! I want those flats/necklace stat!

  6. Cute picks! I liked going back to school for the most part too.. Except those summers when I would gain a ton of weight...That was the worst!

    Janette, the Jongleur

  7. Oh no, not back to school - it means that another summer is over and my son's in the next year up in school, I don't like it... Wishing you a lovely weekend xo

  8. Lovin' those shoes! I was always excited to see what the syllabus would bring in college- when papers would be due and when exams would be. I'd put them in my planner right after I got home from school. Lol!

  9. This is oh so very appropriate for the first day of school! I love it, and I love that we have so much in common :)

  10. I love the blazer, I really need to get myself one of them soon.

    Have a great weekend!

  11. love this outfit! this is what i would wear for my first day of school love the blazer and the yellow and purple combination seriously stephanie great outfit!

  12. That Zara shirt looks uber-comfy! Wish there was a Zara in Seattle!

  13. love the blazer on the pic :) great post


  14. Thanks for the inspiration! I am LOVING blazers this fall. And that necklace is adorable!

  15. You just may be right about the whole nostalgia thing with fall/school...I kinda miss it! I never thought I would say that out loud...*yikes*...but I would go just about anywhere in this fantastic outfit and I think I just might have to go get that fantastic necklace...(c:

  16. I love your blog :]
    we should Follow eachother!

  17. Love the blazer!! And that necklace is a perfect match!


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