Friday's Fancies: pretty in pastels

It seems like yesterday I first found out about the idea of Friday's Fancies and here I am today, presenting yet another set created by me. When a few days ago I found out in advance what this week's challenge is going to be, I actually squealed with excitement. Whenever I dress up, I tend to go for less vivid colours- at the very moment it's virtually impossible for me to imagine myself following the whole color blocking craze. Therefore, pastels seem to be a perfect trend for me. Not to mention that light pink is one of my favourite colours and I think it suits my skin tone very well.
Pretty in Pastels 1



I don't think it should be a novelty to you that I decided to go for a feminine dress instead of a girly top paired with leggings or pastel skinny jeans, which are totally in this season. Just two years ago I was your average teenage girl, wearing skinnies with fancy tunics on a daily basis. When I first met a girl who had a habit of wearing dresses and skirts regardless of the season, a thought crossed my mind that it's absolutely crazy and I had no idea how she could bear with that in winter. Right now I got to the point where I officially took her place and I find creating an outfit including any sort of trousers totally problematic. It's incredible how one's style can evolve over a relatively short period of time and you might be drawn to something you would've never thought about before. That's why I'm both anxious and excited to see where the road of self-discovery leads me. For now a palette of greys, beiges and pinks is my absolute number one.

The set above is something I would definitely wear. I've been racking my brains trying to come up with something to accessorize it with and then the lovely Furla bag popped into my head. Believe it or not, I haven't heard of Furla for a long time, it wasn't until I got to visit enchanting Venice and came across one of their boutiques. The atmosphere inside was fantastic- I immediately felt at home and have been in love with the brand ever since.

What are your opinions on pastels, have you been carried away by the trend? What are your favourite pastel items and which colours do you usually go for?

14 comments

  1. Oooh, I definitely love the pastel trend too! Although I don't have too many pieces in my closet with those shades :/
    I have a mint blouse though that I've thrifted and I love it!

    Trendy Teal

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    1. Hey, thanks for your comment :)
      I really appreciate readers who actually READ my posts! Haha, I can understand not everybody has the time to read them (especially when they're lengthy and hard to follow like my last one), but its nice to know you read them.

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  2. So lovely!

    www.fashionmavenmommy.com

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  3. great post!


    I feel very honoured and touched by your kind words on my birthday!
    thank you so much for the dedication!
    kisses and have the greatest weekend!

    http://cottoncandy-peaches.blogspot.com/

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  4. Love the collage you've created, its so pretty and girly and brings out the best of the pastel trend. The pink bag is a serene beauty!

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  5. Wow, this is just an amazingly created post! The collage is gorgeous and your picks of the pastel-hued accessories is just impossibly blissful to look at. :) Not that I needed much convincing to incorporate more pastel into my life ... but you've certainly inspired me! :)

    Thank you so much for your sweet comment too - I'm so grateful that you have been supporting my blog, even if only for a short time! :)

    Have a pretty day!

    <3 Mandy xx
    http://frocksandotherfrivolities.blogspot.com

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  6. I love pastels and the collage on the post!
    Creamy

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  7. I'm like you, I prefer skirts and dresses (and shorts) than trousers.
    By the way, nice collage ;) Pastel colours is my favourite trend this season.
    xoxo

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  8. likeee your blog dear!!
    keep posting and go for it <3

    XO

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  9. So stylish! follow each other sweetie?:X

    FashionSpot.ro

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  10. I am loving pastels this season! Can't wait to wear them this spring :)

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