friday's fancies #73.

Happy Friday, sweet friends! It's {finally} time for another round of Friday's Fancies :) This week, I decided we should all get primped for a picnic. The only thing that would make this Friday any better? If we could all wear these outfits--while having one huge picnic together. le sigh. A girl can dream, right? This is how I would get primped for a picnic...


1) For only $59, this Gap Gingham Linen Dress isn't my most extravagant pick, but then again, I don't think there are many dresses more picnic-appropriate than this one ;) The red + white check brings me back to my childhood--and fabulous meals of fresh-off-the-grill burgers and corn on the cob. 
2) A gorgeous pair of sunglasses is another picnic requirement. These Elizabeth and James Lexington Sunglasses would do just the trick! {It goes without saying that good sunscreen is also mandatory!}
3) Bringing the blue to the classic red + white combo makes this ensemble quite patriotic, I know. I couldn't help it when I saw this perfect J.Crew Droplet Necklace. It would also complement the neckline of this dress beautifully!
4) Part tote and part picnic basket, this Kate Spade Point Breeze Tote could play both roles without any issue. As a lover of bows, this beauty certainly caught my eye.
5) For a stellar pair of sandals, I have been eyeing this pair of cork Gigis from Sam Edelman. They are easy and fun--and don't complicate the bold pattern of the dress.
6) My dream picnic wouldn't be complete without a little vino, specifically a bottle of The Pinot Project Pinot Noir. I've had my share of great wines, but when I need an easy go-to, this is it! {The label is what first drew me in--are you surprised?}

If you'd like to join the Friday's Fancies family--it's easy! Click here to get the themes in your inbox every Monday. Your only other requirement? To dream big! So excited to see all of the ensembles you all create for this week :) I count myself as one of the luckiest bloggers on the face of the planet because of all of you! Thank you for taking the time out of your crazy schedules to join in for Friday's Fancies week after week--it means the world to me. Happy weekend!


P.S. Don't miss my #FridaysFancies guest post on Mae Badiyan's sweet blog!

36 comments:

  1. What a cute outfit! I loved the theme this week - so fun :)

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  2. Hey Alison! Lovingggg that red straw bag! How adorable with the bow?! Too cute! Hope you have a wonderful weekend. xoxo

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  3. So cute! I love the cork sandals! :)

    Clarissa

    sweetsnsparkles.blogspot.com

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  4. Love the checkered dress! And that Kate Spade tote is too cute with that bow! This was a fun theme! Happy Friday missy!!

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  5. Hahahahahha, first off I totally read that "getting pimped for a picnic" not primped. But on the other hand I like this outfit a lot and I think it would be fine both activities starting with a p!

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  6. Loved this week's theme! The tote is gorgeous :)

    Laura xo

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  7. Love the tote's straps, and the bow too :3 I really had fun with this theme~

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  8. great theme today av! :) happy weekend! xoxo

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  9. I can't believe that I am just now discovering your blog, I'm excited to see what your next posts are:)
    xo
    www.abitofsass.blogspot.com

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  10. We're so happy to be back in the action today!! We missed participating last week. Can't wait to check out everyone's posts! Have a wonderful Friday all!! =)

    xo ~
    Mendi & Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  11. I love that dress! That would be so cute for a day spent hanging out with friends in the park!

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  12. That dress could not be more picnic perfect! I love the bag with the bow too! So cute!

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  13. What a cute outfit! This is perfect for a picnic (especially a 4th of July picnic...) :)

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  14. Adorable! The gingham dress is picnic perfection!

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  15. I have to say, that dress is absolutely perfect for the occasion! Happy weekend!

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  16. So happy to be back. It's been a while.

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  17. How perfect is this outfit? Love the gingham dress and the cork sandals paired together!

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  18. yay! so happy to be joining the fun here again. when i received the email about the theme for this week I got so excited and asked my husband right away to make one for me. :) Good thing he happily obliged.

    I love the gingham dress. I'm on the hunt of the perfect gingham.

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  19. Cute outfit! Loving the red and navy theme! Stacie xo

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  20. wine is definitely a must have for a picnic! have you seen the special little picnic bags that include wine glasses and a bottle (or two or three) of wine? they have backpacks..bags..coolers... i bought one of them on sale last year but have never used it, haha.

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  21. Nothing says "picnic" and "oudoorsy" quite like red-white-and-blue! So perfect to paint the scene. I agree - wouldn't it be lovely if we could all get together and have a glass of wine while sporting our Friday's fanciest!?

    Happy Weekend :)

    xx

    mylifemylaughsmyloves.blogspot.com/

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  22. Loved this week's theme--definitely getting me in the mood for a trip back to sunny, Southern California!:) Hope you have a great weekend full of sunshine and picnics!:)

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  23. I can't wait to get in on this next week! Cute dress! SO picnic appropriate!
    Morgan
    www.thejemjournal.blogspot.com

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  24. It was fun joining you for Friday's Fancies--I love the picnic theme too! Next time, would it be okay if I link up with my outfit post photo? I was going to do that when I got home from work, but it wouldn't let me because it was already linked up.

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  25. That dress is perfection!! :)
    xoxo,
    Leigh

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  26. im dying to go picnic-ing! and love all things gingham & bows. this is pretttttyy much perfect :D i'm trying to get into red wine. must try this pinot per your recommendation!

    xoxo

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  27. Ooooh, I love those sunglasses! My tiny family (me+hubs+our puggle) had a picnic in the park to celebrate our first Easter away from family (we just moved to California a few months back). I think my favorite accessory was my camera...I got some adorable pictures of the pup in his pink bow tie :)
    Happy weekend!

    Andrea
    Left brain, right brain, pug brain.

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  28. I need that dress. It's pure perfection. And I can actually afford it...

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  29. I love your blog!! I'm excited you're going to start lifting weights!! Feel free to message me if you want any ideas. And I have to tell you my husband and I did (what we thought was) long distance the first year of our relationship--he was in Massachusetts and I was in Connecticut...then he graduated and went off to flight school in the navy (I still had a few more years of college) so then we got a mean taste of wicked long distance for 3 years before we got married! haha! I honestly believe we are so much stronger for it too. Also have to add we are from New England and we lived in the midwest for the past 5 years! haha! :)

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  30. That look just screams picnic! That's an adorable dress, too.

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  31. This makes me want to go on a picnic!

    I'm a new follower of your blog! Would love the follow back :)

    The Pretty Pinhead

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  32. those shades are so much fun - i love them. and the kate spade bag? perfection!

    - l

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Many thanks for visiting {long distance loving}! I'd love to hear what you think :) xoxo {av}