friday's fancies #140

This week, #FridaysFancies is all about your "short" stories. I don't know about you, but for years, I stayed away from shorts. I convinced myself that jeans were a more optimal choice for year-round wear. {Crazy, I know.} Three years ago, I made the plunge and purchased a pair of J.Crew 3-inch chino shorts in a simple khaki. Since then, my short "collection" covers a rainbow of hues. This summery number maximizes a fun pair of shorts, while the weather still permits it...
Madewell Perfect Chambray Ex-Boyfriend Shirt in Harvest Wash   |   J.Crew Tiki Shorts
Kate Spade Trick Flats   |   BaubleBar Mini Pavé Links Bracelet   |   Michael Kors Runway Watch in Gold
Ray-Ban Original Aviator 58mm Sunglasses in Gold/Blue

If you blogged about fashion this week, your post is fair game for Friday's Fancies. You're more than welcome to add your post below :) The themes are only a suggestion--you don't have to follow them to participate. If you'd like, click here to join the #FridaysFancies mailing list! Be sure to hop around and say hello...you're sure to discover the most supportive + wonderful bloggers when you do.

Are you a fan of shorts--or do you prefer dresses or skirts in the summer?
Many thanks to those of you linking up today :) Enjoy your weekend! xoxo {av}

13 comments:

  1. I personally prefer dresses and skirts... because I can wear them in more occasions. But shorts are good for the weekend and the beach.
    Thanks for hosting the linkup!

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  2. Thanks for the link-up! I wish it was warm enough here for shorts, haha!


    Away From Blue

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  3. Such a cute look! I love the glitter shoes :)
    xoxo
    Suzanne from written by suzanne

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  4. oops, sorry, I got distracted by the glitter flats :P

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  5. Those shorts are adorable and I need those flats!

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  6. Absolutely LOVE every last detail of this ensemble Ali! Those flats are too cute. I will likely spend the rest of the day attempting to restrain myself from purchasing every single item... dangerous! Happy Friday! xx

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  7. Love this look! Such an easy outfit to pull together, but still looks great.
    Lori

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  8. I think patterned shorts are so cute! I personally don't like to wear shorts (my thighs rub) but I'm glad more and more styles are coming out to fit everyone's body type!

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  9. I love those shorts from J.Crew! I may have to order some. Great outfit.

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  10. link up complete :) can't wait for our next fro yo date/my relocation at some point. have a fun dinner date tonight!

    xo
    lauren
    www.annacroswell.com

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  11. It's been awhile since I linked up with you! And now I come back from a long break with a new blog and I see the new link up button and your little makeover! That's a lovely surprise :)

    I linked mine up a little late. But, better late than never right!

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