Fancy Friday linkup.

And it is time for the Fancy Friday linkup. I must say that I love being busy with  the Fancy Friday linkup. Every week I see new faces and I think that is great! I hope you are also discovering new bloggers(for you) again. I also think it’s great fun to see who the last week most viewed was. I am a person who always set goals for herself and my next goal is to also choose every week my favorite. But… I will do that when Fancy Friday hit 100 linkups! So I’m now halfway! I would appreciate it if you would help me reach my goal and promote the Fancy Friday linkup!

Is it a dress or skirt?

I had not planned on shopping in England because I had a shopping day planned in the Netherlands, but you will agree with me that I could not let this one hang. But first I will show you this brooche and ring. The ring is selfmade from waste of materials the maker uses. So simple but so beautiful. The brooche is a funny story. When we were in Hastings in May, I told gerben I wanted to find in an antique shop an authentic brooche. I then found a very nice one and when we got home I asked Gerben to clean it for me(I’m a bit weird in that area, I assumed it was a second hand one, and then think that the person who wore it before is perhaps deceased and I don’t touch it then until it is cleaned, read decontaminated. So Gerben knows me by now and cleaned it very well and I was happy with it. And then I lost it! Don’t no where, don’t know when(?) I regretted that very much because it was not just a brooche, it was a brooche from my beloved England! I decided to buy a new one the next time. So, we went to the same shop and I was looking for another one when the lady asked me if I was looking for something special. I told her the story of the brooche ( not the decontaninating thing) and she said: Did you buy this one? What????? She had two more of them! I thought it was authentic! But I had my brooche back!( I am sorry, it’s not the best picture but I am running late and have no time taking a new one)brooche and ring in DRESS OR SKIRT? & FANCY FRIDAY LINKUP

And we still have the question, is it a dress or skirt?

A while ago I showed you my maxi skirt wich I actually prefer to wear as a dress. When I saw this dress I knew immediatly that I would never wear it as a dress, but it would be a great skirt! I find the colors so beautiful and the print of the leaves and flowers makes this skirt a fabulous autumn skirt. I bought it in Rye on the market for five pounds!

Blouse: here

Boots: old, but from the same brand here

This is where I link up!

Last week most viewed is: Susan from Over 50 under 20. Be sure you check her blog!


And now it’s time for the start of the Fancy Friday linkup party. Every Friday you can show yourself and meet other bloggers. Even if you’re not a blogger you can join! You can also grab a button to support my linkup party if you like. I  would appreciate it very much!

Nancy's Fashion Style

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  1. September 16, 2016 / 12:17 pm

    LOVE the deep, rich mustard times on that darling skirt!! Paired with tan/cognac and black..just beautiful!!

  2. September 16, 2016 / 12:44 pm

    Dat is inderdaad een hele leuke jurk/rok!

    • September 16, 2016 / 12:46 pm

      Dankjewel! Doe je mee met de linkup?

    • September 16, 2016 / 1:39 pm

      Thanks Jaymie!

  3. September 16, 2016 / 1:28 pm

    I never would have guessed it was a dress! It looks just lovely as a skirt, though, perfect autumn colours, too.

    • September 16, 2016 / 1:40 pm

      Thank you Tiina!

  4. September 16, 2016 / 1:37 pm

    This dress looks better as a skirt! Love it paired with those boots 🙂
    Thank you for hosting,


    • September 16, 2016 / 1:40 pm

      My pleasure! Thank you.

  5. September 16, 2016 / 2:10 pm

    What a great mind to think that you can wear this as a skirt!! And you’re so right—the colors & print are so becoming!!
    Now watch—you’ll find that other brooch and you’ll have two—ha ha!!

    • September 16, 2016 / 2:11 pm

      Yes, I also said that to Gerben! But I havn t yet!

    • September 16, 2016 / 2:53 pm

      Ha ha, isn’t it great!

    • September 16, 2016 / 3:04 pm

      Yes, I was really glad! I loved it so !uch!

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    • September 16, 2016 / 3:33 pm

      Thank you!

  7. September 16, 2016 / 3:16 pm

    That’s a pretty versatile skirt Nancy!

    I’m officially back to the blog world after a 3-week hiatus via the 3rd installment of my collaboration with Los Angeles brand TOBI – come on over at the blog & lemme know what you think! #ShopTobi

    Happy Friday!


    • September 16, 2016 / 3:33 pm

      I already missed you!

  8. September 16, 2016 / 4:03 pm

    The brooch story is funny, glad you got it back. I would have cleaned it up well, too. As far as this dress,I prefer it worn as a maxi skirt. The mustard is perfect for Fall especially with black like you paired it here. Great job. Did you see that you were one of my featured bloggers last week? Loved your look.

    Best of luck with your linkup! <3 Ada.

    • September 16, 2016 / 4:05 pm

      Oh really! I forget to go to your site, can I already subscribe!

  9. September 16, 2016 / 4:38 pm

    Nancy, I love the colors in this dress! I would have not guessed it a dress, it looks great both ways. I love the mustard color and the tan boots! I also have a dragonfly brooch and collect vintage brooches. Love it!
    Have a great weekend!
    jess xx

  10. September 16, 2016 / 4:54 pm

    Such a lovely fall outfit.

    • September 16, 2016 / 5:04 pm

      Thank you Amy!

  11. September 16, 2016 / 5:11 pm

    It looks lovely as a dress and a skirt – a great versatile item to take on holiday! Thanks for hosting the link up, hope you have a great weekend 🙂

    Emma xxx

    • September 16, 2016 / 5:25 pm

      Thank you Emma! Have a wonderfull weekend!

    • September 16, 2016 / 5:26 pm

      Thank you Colleen!

  12. September 16, 2016 / 6:15 pm

    I would have never guessed it was a dress! What a great styling idea. It looks great styled as a skirt, the print is so pretty. Thanks for The Friday link up! Have a great weekend!

    xo, Jackie

    • September 16, 2016 / 7:11 pm

      Thank you Jackie! Have a fabulous weekend!

  13. September 16, 2016 / 6:33 pm

    That brooch story is too funny! How nice of Gerben to take over the cleaning job! 🙂 And how funny that the shop owner had two more!

    The skirt/dress is beautiful!

    Thanks for the link up & have a wonderful weekend!

    • September 16, 2016 / 7:12 pm

      Haha,yeah what a story. I was stunner, I really thought there would only be one! Happy weekend Andrea!

  14. September 16, 2016 / 10:59 pm

    I love clothing with dual personalities and your dress/skirt is fabulous. Your matching it up with boots is perfect and the colors in it are marvelous. Thanks for sharing and hosting.


    • September 17, 2016 / 8:39 am

      Thank you Rena! I agree

      • September 20, 2016 / 11:22 pm

        And thank you for adding your post to my Fine-Whatever link up.

        • September 21, 2016 / 8:58 am

          Thank you!

  15. September 17, 2016 / 5:19 am

    Oh what a great and versatile piece. Love the way you have styled it.

    • September 17, 2016 / 8:40 am

      Thank you Ana! That is very nice of you!

  16. September 17, 2016 / 1:08 pm

    Nancy, the colors in your dress/skirt are so magnificent! I love it styled both ways! And I really enjoyed your story about the brooch. Just a tiny tip…once I started sending reminder emails about my link up, the link up number grew very quickly. If you have any questions about it, please feel free to email me!

    Have a fabulous weekend.


    • September 17, 2016 / 5:15 pm

      Oh Thank you Shelbee, I will mail you! I think after the weekend! Enjoy yours!

  17. September 17, 2016 / 7:55 pm

    Wat een heerlijke groene foto’s! Echt zomers. Ik vind de rok erg tof, lekker kleurrijk!

    • September 17, 2016 / 8:42 pm

      Ja gaaf hè! En dat voor vijf pond, dat is ongeveer zeven euro!

    • September 17, 2016 / 11:18 pm

      Thank you Lisa!

  18. September 18, 2016 / 6:53 pm

    Prachtige outfit weer :), ik vind hem als rok leuker dan als jurk. En de kleuren en styling, het is nog net een beetje zomer maar de herfst lonkt al 🙂

    • September 18, 2016 / 7:01 pm

      Ja hè! Zo was ie ook precies bedoelt!

    • September 19, 2016 / 8:38 am

      Hahaha, thats great! Isn t it fun!

    • September 19, 2016 / 10:42 am

      I just love them recently. Yeah, what a story right! 🙂

  19. September 19, 2016 / 1:08 pm

    dan kom ik ook eens bij jou kijken 😉 Prachtige foto’s! Ik ben dol op jurken en rokken maar ik vind de laarzen wel heel erg mooi!

    • September 19, 2016 / 4:53 pm

      Nou dat vind ik leuk! Dankjewel!

    • September 19, 2016 / 4:54 pm

      Thank you Vanessa and congratulations again. I’m very happy for you!

    • September 19, 2016 / 4:54 pm

      Thank you! 🙂

    • September 20, 2016 / 11:49 am

      Thank you!

    • September 20, 2016 / 7:54 pm

      That s nice of you! Thank you!

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