friday's fancies #36.

It's finally Friday, which means just one thing here on {long distance loving}: Friday's Fancies!
I get so excited for Friday to roll around, especially when it means I get to see all of your beautiful
posts rolling in from around the globe. Each week, I get to see creativity at work--and I love it :)

This week, I wanted to pay homage to a true summer staple: the maxi dress. Though summer is speeding by, I knew we needed to appropriately highlight the maxi before we have to throw the
layers on this autumn. Here's how I would maxi{mize} my summer if money were no object...


1) I really need to just ante up and buy these Kendra Scott "I Do" Carly Botanical Stud Earrings. Since I have little earlobes, I am a big fan of fun studs and these ones definitely fit the bill!
2) This Sunner Florent Maxi Dress reminded me of dresses I saw my very stylish mother sporting in photos from the '70s. The beautiful purple color and the elegant waistline called my name from the get-go. I can admit I've never rocked the maxi, but this dress makes me want to take the plunge.
3) It's only been a few weeks since I featured that dreamy Missoni candle in my Friday's Fancies, so it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that I'm featuring this gorgeous Missoni Woven-Knit and Chain Bracelet. {I adore Missoni...sigh.} I loved all the different textures and colors in the bracelet and thought it would be the perfect piece to tie this whole outfit together.
4) I don't know where I first fell head over heels for monograms, but this West Avenue Jewelry Monogram Necklace feeds my addiction. I wear a monogram pendant almost every day, but it belonged to my grandmother, so the monogram has a few incorrect letters ;) I think this necklace would be a great way to showcase my {newer} initials.
5) If you've been following {long distance loving} for long, it should come as no surprise that I adore Kate Spade. This Five Points Camille provides storage and sass, which is just my style.
6) Christian Louboutin makes some gorgeous pumps, but when I saw these Delfin Espadrille Wedges, I had to smile. My feet also wouldn't suffer from his signature high heels, so I would say they are a gloriously feminine take on the wedge.
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Each week on Friday's Fancies, I shine the spotlight on one of my faithful posters who got the most "likes" on her post from the week before. Jenn from Going the Distance is that lovely lady this week!


If you want to see your name up in lights next week, follow these instructions to up your chances!

psst: if you're on twitter, be sure to use the #FridaysFancies hashtag and mention @luvfromafar :)

Have you rocked the maxi this summer?
What do you have in store for your weekend?

Many thanks to those of you linking up :) Your passion for Friday's Fancies truly makes my week. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy lives to pull together such creative and gorgeous get-ups.
I hope each of you have a fantastic weekend! See you on Monday--with a fun giveaway! yay!
xoxo {av}

p.s. here's my week in reviewpopsicle {fingers} + behind the blog + green with envy + swapaholics {re}capped

31 comments:

  1. i love the lilac, dear! and i also love monograms! i have pillowcases with my initials on them and it just feels special. :) haha, it's the little things!

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  2. Um, that dress is amazing. Love it!

    Thanks for hosting again!

    xoxo,
    Joelle

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  3. Wow! That dress is drool worthy!!

    Becca
    http://blondeslogic.blogspot.com

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  4. Yessss, pull the trigger on the earrings! That maxi Is be-yond amazing. Thanks so much for hosting, love! :)

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  5. I'm really liking today's theme and I think I need to add a maxi to my wardrobe because I don't have one. I must say the maxi you've chosen is stunning and until I did my history "research" I didn't realize that would be considered a maxi, too funny I know. Anyhow, great theme today. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  6. i am loving this outfit. and i think i need that bracelet!

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  7. Swooning over that bracelet!!

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  8. Gorgeous dress! And I love Kendra Scott too! I used some of her jewelry in my Friday Fancies post today :) She has the most beautiful pieces. xo

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  9. Oh dear...I'm in love with the ruffles!!! TGIF!

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  10. wow love this :) those ruffles are SUPER cute! great post girl!

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  11. That purple dress I loveeee!

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  12. This maxi is SO adorable!! I'm not participating this week (blog overload on my part) buuuttt I do love a great maxi dress in the summer :)

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  13. i love the jewelry you chose...very pretty!!

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  14. That dress and those earrings are stunning!! We really do need to "maxi-mize" summer - I can't believe how fast it is slipping away! Happy weekend! xoxo

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  15. you seriously have the best taste..I always love everything you pick for friday's fancies!

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  16. Purple is my absolute favorite color, and this outfit is beautiful. I love kate spade's bags, and her recent transition to boxy bags is a good one. I bought the purple one that looks like a mini bowling bag and really like it.

    I'm playing along this week!! Finally! Yay!

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  17. I love love love that dress!! Such a gorgeous color. It'd be great to wear to a summer wedding too.

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  18. I'm obsessed with the dress you chose! It's so pretty and airy!

    -Emmy

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  19. that color purple is perfection. have a great weekend :)

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  20. Gorgeous outfit AV!! It's so flowy :)
    Have a great weekend!

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  21. I love love love that maxi dress! The color, flow, and design of it are gorgeous. ah, swoon.

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  22. I absolutely love your look - that shade of purple is so pretty and I bet it would look amazing on you! And I love that you paired it with red shoes - genius! Have a great weekend!

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  23. Love that bracelet!

    Happy Friday!

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  24. that purple dress is just amazing, love the gorgeous lilac color. i love that bracelet too adds an extra pop of color!

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  25. That dress is adorable! Great choice!

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  26. purple is my secret favorite color so i love this outfit! so cute! xo

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  27. i LOVE that dress... especially since i own it in navy (short version) and now that i see it as a maxi dress i want it too!!

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  28. This maxi dress is just beautiful!! and that color is stunning!!

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  29. reallly want one of those monogram necklaces!!

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  30. I LOVE Kendra Scott jewelry! You do need to get those earrings ;)

    MEGAN LAND
    xx

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