3.18.2011

{guest post} - long distance loving.

happy friday chickadees-- today my blog bestie is guest posting! the lovely miss {av} is the woman behind friday's francies and she has been dreaming up amazing outfits for months. be sure to hop over to {long distance loving} - you'll love her style, advice, travel photos, and stories.. not to mention she is one of the sweetest people on the east coast :)
xoxo, 
jillian
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Happy Friday! My name is {av} and I'm behind {long distance loving}. I have long been an admirer of jcd's impeccable style, so to be asked to guest post on cornflake dreams is quite an honor!


She has been a faithful Friday's Fancies contributor, so today, I'm carrying on the tradition with this sightseeing chic outfit, which would work perfectly on the streets of Portland...


{all images are screenshots from the links provided below}


1) Anthropologie always tempts me with its wares, but this Blurred Chevron Scarf was more than tempting. Knowing jcd's love of chevron, I thought this scarf was the perfect accessory for a day of sightseeing!
2) Who can argue with J.Crew? The Jean Shop Chambray Shirt is a comfortable option for roaming the streets of Portland.

3) When I spotted this Foley + Corinna Mid City Tote, it tugged at my heartstrings. I love the versatility of this bag--and it would certainly fit a camera {like the one in #5!} and touristy maps {and maybe even the kitchen sink!}

4) I adored the slight metallic touch of this Madewell Porchlight Skirt. Tucking that chambray stunner into this skirt would make for an adorable twist on a normal shirt+skirt combo.

5) My love of photography should explain why this Lomography Diana+ Aviator Camera makes my Friday's Fancies. Wouldn't you feel superchic with it around your neck too?!

6) A little pop of color? Yes please. These Tory Burch Eddie Ballet Flats would provide just that--and put a spring in my step!

7) I own the traditional Wayfarers, but there's something about these Ray-Ban High Street Wayfarer Sunglasses which make them infinitely cooler. Enough said.

Do you try to channel the city you're visiting when packing for a trip?
What city are you hoping to explore in the near future?

Want to create your own Friday's Fancies? Just dream up the outfit you'd wear this Friday if money were no object! Post it on your blog--and then make sure to link up at {long distance loving}! Bonus? You can check out other outfits created by fashionistas from around the globe!

Endless thanks to my dear friend, jcd, for sharing her spotlight with little ol' me!

Enjoy your weekend! xoxo {av}

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15 comments:

  1. awwww yay! I heart AV! and you too Jillian! =)

    those flats are FANTASTIC! I think pink needs to sneak its way back into my wardrobe =)

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  2. This outfit is sightseeing perfection! I'm especially in love with that gorgeous scarf. Av, your Friday Fancies feature is always such fun.

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  3. great post, av! lovelove that scarf!

    xo.ashley

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  4. Such a cute outfit! I am now dying for that scarf!

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  5. That Crew chambray shirt is just what I've been looking for!

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  6. very cute - all of it!!! the scarf is my fav, i need those colors!

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  7. I LOVE IT! that scarf, that shoes, that lomo, ooh those are so lovely!!

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  8. What a perfect look for lots of walking and museum visits! John and I just booked a trip to Mexico, and I'm already dreaming up what I'll wear!

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  9. Love the ensemble! I have the jean shirt from J-Crew and it wears really well - and goes with pretty much anything.

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  10. Love the scarf and aviator camera! I love AV! She always has the best finds!

    http://missblondiexoxo.blogspot.com

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  11. {av} you always pick the best outfits and make the most coolest collages!! Love this outfit :D

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  12. love everything about this outfit! perfect for sight seeing :)

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  13. terrifico guestage {av} - outfit combo of my dreams. i want that camera to just magically appear in my hot little hands right now, so cool! ♥

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  14. I have a new pair of sunglasses really similar to that and I love them!! I would wear that camera around my neck even if I wasn't planning on taking any pictures, haha

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  15. seriously still SO honored to have graced your blog....can't wait to see your Friday's Fancies tomorrow! xoxo {av}

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mucho thanks for the blog love! xo

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