A Casual Holiday Look with Faux Fur and Vintage Earrings - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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A Casual Holiday Look with Faux Fur and Vintage Earrings

Good Morning friends!
I hope you had a wonderful weekend in preparing for the Holidays. I just love faux fur, especially faux fur stoles, as they add a bit of glamour to any look!ย  Who doesn’t love glamour for the Holidays? I have some faux fur leopard jackets I need to style, I’ve been a fan of stoles as long as I can remember, thinking of how they make a long even more elegant.

It rained most of the weekend, and also we were busy with the Holiday decor and such, but I plan to bring you more locational shoots after the Holidays. They are fun for me, and add to the creativity needed for my blog, so .. just letting you know!

Funny Story to Tell

Did you know I am a celebrity? Haha! Yes, I am known on my street.ย 
I had a lady, named Jessica, ( it was meant to be!) drive down the street as I was walking my pups, getting ready for my hubby to take these photos.

She told me, as the car was running, how much she loved my style and my outfits. It really made my day! She mentioned that she sees me out taking pictures with my hubby.

We talked a bit and I gave her my blog address and IG. It did make my day!

On a similar note, I had a kid from the local Starbucks ( who must live on my street) tell me that it was cool I took outfit pictures and he saw me posing outside with my hubby.

Like I said, neighborhood celebrity… haha!
It just made me smile.

My Outfit

If you love faux fur, but don’t want total full on glamorization ๐Ÿ™‚ then, this outfit is one you could put together easily.

The cardigan ( I bought on Poshmark- from Anthropologie) caught my eye, as I loved the light color and camel stole. It is attachable, so I can wear each seperately.

I am wearing my Rockstar Old Navy jeans in a dark wash, wanting this to be a casual glam look. If I was meeting friends for the Holidays, going out for a drink with hubby, I would wear this.

The red velvet booties were a purchase late last year from Zara. I could see this look with my gold/tan snakeskin boots as well, but I loved the addition of a pop of Christmas color with this neutral look.

The zara circle bag also has tan, red and green in the floral print and the round shape adds to the vintage-like charm

My other favorite part of this outfit, are the earrings. These shimmery, gold dangling earrings have a gorgeous shape and are vintage from ETSY. I received them years ago at Christmas and I seem to take them out each year for the Holidays.

Ive styled this sweater before, with a gold threaded lace skirt from Ann Taylor, and may wear it this way with some strappy shoes over the Holidays at my moms.ย 

Faux Fur

Now repeat after me…. Faux fur is fabulous and fun…. faux fur is fabulous and fun.

Tell me how you feel when you wear it. It does always make me feel more special, and elegant.

There are plenty of stoles you can add to a classic coat as well, to add extra warmth and pizazz.

Ive shared some affiliate links for you below to some similar pieces and also some faux fur stoles.

Have a wonderful day!


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Jess xx

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  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 17:47h, 12 December Reply

    Thanks for sharing on #chicandstylish #linkup Jacqui Mummabstylish

  • Neti
    Posted at 13:30h, 05 December Reply

    I love these looks Lady Jess. Enjoy December. . .

  • Cheryl Tucker
    Posted at 17:53h, 03 December Reply

    I had a lady recognize me in a restaurant from my blog, she is a reader/follower. I felt like a rock star! My son laughs about my one fan. Good natured teasing. He is a big support to me. You are so beautiful I am sure you have lots of fans. Me included!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:03h, 03 December Reply

      Awwww, Cheryl, you are too sweet! You know I am a fan of yours too! That is cool! It does feel good when you know you are reaching people in a postive way. That is great that your son is supportive with the blog. It does mean alot. Thanks for stopping! xx

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 17:22h, 03 December Reply

    Gorgeous cardigan! I love the faux fur stole, and the velvet booties are fabulous!

    Emma xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:59h, 03 December Reply

      Thank you Emma! I enjoy wearing it, bought it secondhand, as I had one similar that was on its last legs. The boots are fun to wear this time of year. I like your red booties from Zara tooxx

  • passion fruit, paws and peonies
    Posted at 17:12h, 03 December Reply

    Yes! Faux fur is fabulous and fun! LOVE yours Jess! Also, you have added lots of tempting stoles!! xx Maria

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:58h, 03 December Reply

      HI Maria! I have been a fan since my Grandmother wore stoles! GLad you liked the outfit and my selection. Thats the thing about blogging, you do get tempted! ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  • barrettadeb
    Posted at 12:45h, 03 December Reply

    Yes yes yes!!! Faux fur IS fabulous!! I just bought a faux fur coat from Poshmark & van not WAIT to wear it. I love both ways you styled the cardi. The color is a great neutral so you really could wear this in so many ways. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Wishing you lots & lots of blessings this season sweet Jess๐Ÿ’‹


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:57h, 03 December Reply

      Oooh! Well, Deb you know I am a Poshmark fan, so I can’t wait to see it on you! Leopard, brown? What did you get? Glad you liked this outfit, the cardi is one of my favorites. Same to you Deb~ xx

  • HelloIm50ish
    Posted at 10:32h, 03 December Reply


    So fun to hear that people enjoy that you are a fashionista celebrity!
    I am also sharing a faux fur restyled from my closet on my link up party tomorrow!
    Great minds think alike!

    Happy Holidays!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:55h, 03 December Reply

      It was fun. She was very nice . Yes, faux fur is so fun to wear, i look forward to seeing it on you too! xx

  • Jodie
    Posted at 10:01h, 03 December Reply

    Isn’t that the best, when someone just stops you and compliments you like that?? It always makes my day too!!
    You look wonderful in this, Jess….the bright boots add a ton of pizzazz!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:53h, 03 December Reply

      Yes JOdie, it did make me feel good. Thanks! My hubby really likes the boots too! xx

  • mysideof50
    Posted at 06:19h, 03 December Reply

    I absolutely love that sweater, Jess! Great style and color for you. Can I have your autograph? ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:53h, 03 December Reply

      Haha! Cathy.. like I told Kellyann, celebrity in my mind… it is funny, as usually I am not known, only as GIbby and Truffy’s mom. Glad you like the outfit, I have other stoles I look forward to wearing and styling. xx

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 04:37h, 03 December Reply

    Well of course you are a celebrity! Your neighbors must thing you’re a supermodel! Stunning casual look Jess, very glam and that is so YOU! The Poshmark Queen strikes again with this fabulous cardigan. That faux fur is fantastic and yes I am a fan. Don’t get to wear it much because it hardly cools down enough but I do love it. Those booties are so pretty and add a little holiday flair to your look!
    Happy Monday friend!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:51h, 03 December Reply

      Thanks so much my friend! Hehe, yeah a celebrity in my own mind! It was sweet though for her to ask me about my fashion. I got the booties last year from Zara, and they are fun to wear.

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