All White Look for Summer - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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All White Look for Summer

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Hello Ladies

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!
I know one of the trends this season is an all white look. I truly think it is a trend each summer, but it does not make me desire this look any less.
Wearing all black in the summer is tough, let’s face it, when it is 95 degrees and the sun is beating down, black is probably the color I choose least in the summer months, excluding the LBD. However, white, its cool, fresh, light air about itself, draws me in. Something fresh and clean about an all white look.

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I have been searching for this elusive all white dress. Not ivory, not cream, not ecru, but stark white. It is hard to find!! I find one that looks too boxy, another too short. So, I compromised this time and decided to pair a bright white blazer I found at H & M with a pair of skinny jeans from Loft. White with rips. I like it that way sometimes! It also took me forever to find a stark white blazer! I would look and found either ones too boxy or else too pricey. On a whim, I went into HM one day,and under the sale sign, it was staring right at me! Inside I am thinking “please have my size, please have my size., and at the back, like it was meant to be, there it was! I love that it is well made and fitted. I added a nude pair of Sofft sandals with a 1.5 inch wedge heel, a neutral statement necklace, gold leaf earrings and just a bit of leopard print for added interest.

The pretty lily ( there was a bouquet) were just a thoughtful gift for the day. I love lilies and roses among other flowers. 🙂 and I just noticed as I am working on this,that I seemed to have forgotten my sunglasses on this post , probably due to the fact that I was in the shade…or my memory is now fleeting!

 

TOMORROW IS TURNING HEADS TUESDAY! Be sure to tell your friends, and your friend’s friends, etc ! Love to see you all there!!    xx

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Have a great day!

Jess XO

White blazer: HM ( on sale: $ 25) White jeans: Loft, Necklace: Jewel Box, Leopard Clutch: Express 

PS. A footnote. Some of you asked me about pics of the Bday and the pups on the boat Here are a couple.

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( ah-oh.. Truffles taking steering the boat..whew, but we made it home alive!)

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38 Comments
  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 01:20h, 20 July Reply

    A great monochromatic look Jess! I love the distressed denim!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you Thursday.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 06:55h, 20 July Reply

      Thank you Alice! I am a fan of disrressed denim, glad you like it. Hope you are enjoying your summer!! xx

  • nicolemolders
    Posted at 19:12h, 19 July Reply

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Another great outfit of yours! I wonder whether there is anything you can’t pull off. Love this look on you!

  • jeffriestyke
    Posted at 06:57h, 18 July Reply

    I have been loving the all white outfits I have seen on my favorite blogs this summer! This is one of my favorites! I love the denim with the blazer!! And your glasses are fabulous! Thanks for linking up today! Susan

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:28h, 18 July Reply

      Hi Susan, thanks so much! I have been wanting to put together some all white outfits this summer, more to come. I am glad you liked it, and I have a beginning collection of cat eye glasses. xx

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 22:39h, 17 July Reply

    Thank you for the all white outfit inspiration. I love your outfit here and I am glad H&M had your size in the blazer ;).
    Rachel xo

  • Jennie
    Posted at 11:35h, 17 July Reply

    Fabulous look, Jess! I love how crisp and clean an all white look is – just perfect for summer. The leopard clutch compliments this look wonderfully. Thanks for linking up Charming Friday and have a great weekend!

  • Carrie
    Posted at 18:32h, 14 July Reply

    You’re rocking the all white, my friend! You go girl in that white denim!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:37h, 14 July Reply

      Thanks Carrie! I think i am going to do,jean-week one week, all different looks with jeans, wouldnt that surprise people! 🙂 xx

  • Petite Silver Vixen (@petitevix)
    Posted at 16:43h, 14 July Reply

    Well, don’t you just rock a white blazer and jeans. Swit swoo, BIG time. Love this look on you. Of course, you have gorgeous legs that just go on forever which look fabulous in jeans. Isn’t it satisfying when you finally find an item you’ve been looking for? I must find time to try to do an all white look but I fear because I’m so pale, I may end up looking invisible!

    The photos of the pups are just so cute, Jess! Especially Truffles steering!

    http://petitesilvervixen.blogspot.co.uk/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:57h, 14 July Reply

      Thank you! Trying some looks Iove i havent posted yet, I am a fan of the blazer but some days too hot here. Thank you for the legs compliment, I am going to try and wear more jeans, the sensitivity in my legs isnt as bad as long as they are a soft pair. You should go for it! I have fair skin, 🙂 Thanks, the pups had a blast too! x

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 14:20h, 14 July Reply

    Soooo chic! Love this, Jess! Love the leopard clutch with the all white too!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

  • Ada
    Posted at 06:53h, 14 July Reply

    I did an all-white look on the blog yesterday that everyone enjoyed. I love yours and how you faked a suit with your distressed jeans and elegant blazer. That necklace is gorg!

  • Casey
    Posted at 00:43h, 14 July Reply

    Way to mix it up! Love the distressed denim and blazer!! SO CUTE! XO

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 00:47h, 14 July Reply

      Thank you Casey! Yes, I love to wear lots of style. Never tire of florals to . See you tomorrow xx

  • grace Liang
    Posted at 20:28h, 13 July Reply

    Lol! Cute dog driving the boat! I love your look today! That white little blazer added all the polish to it! 🙂

    Take care and keep in touch!
    Please stop by every Wednesday for Color and Grace Fashion link up! 🙂

    Grace
    http://colorandgrace.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:30h, 13 July Reply

      Thank you , Grace, I just need a reminder of some sort! Will do! She was having fun too. xx

  • Stephanae V. McCoy
    Posted at 18:33h, 13 July Reply

    Pretty outfit Jess!! Like the nails too.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:05h, 13 July Reply

      Thanks Steph! How have you been! Would love for you to join in my link up tomorrow. Turning Heads Tuesday. xx

      • Stephanae V. McCoy
        Posted at 22:21h, 13 July Reply

        Been doing well thank you. I’ve never done a link up. How does it work?

        • Jess Jannenga
          Posted at 00:22h, 14 July Reply

          Steph, You can post up to 3 of you rblog posts. I publish at 1 AM EST but it goes all week. You go to the bottom of the post, where there is ablue button ( inlinkz) where it says to add your link. You click on the button, and then copy your post’s URL . You can choose which picture then from your post you want to share. It is pretty easy. Would love to have you there. YOu can look at the top of my menu where it says Turning Heads Tuesday linkup and I give instructions there as well. xx

          • Stephanae V. McCoy
            Posted at 11:54h, 14 July

            Oh yes, I’d love to participate. I’ll check it out. Thank you for the invite.

  • http://elitephysiquesinc.com/elite-physiques-blog/
    Posted at 17:13h, 13 July Reply

    I love the all white look and that leopard clutch is pretty hot also!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:30h, 13 July Reply

      Thanks so much!! I was in the mood for all white, looking forward to seeing you at Turning Heads Tueasday tomorrow too. xx

  • asallows
    Posted at 16:21h, 13 July Reply

    What an elegant outfit! I love the leopard clutch.

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

  • Lindsay Ava
    Posted at 16:05h, 13 July Reply

    You look so elegant in all-white, such a great look! Your dogs are adorable, bet they loved it! 🙂

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:29h, 13 July Reply

      Thank you! They did,! Looking forward to seeing you at TH Tuesday linkup toorrow xx

  • Samantha
    Posted at 15:33h, 13 July Reply

    Loving your smart and stylish all-white outfit…nice ripped touch!
    XXX
    Samantha
    http://www.fakefabulous40.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:29h, 13 July Reply

      thank you ! I love an all white look! Look forward to seeing you tomorrow xx

  • Posh Prime
    Posted at 08:52h, 13 July Reply

    I love the all white with the leopard! White is such a good color on you!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:55h, 13 July Reply

      Thank you Megan! I was in the mood for all white, enjoy your day xx

  • Patti
    Posted at 08:20h, 13 July Reply

    Love this mono look, it suits you beautifully. xo

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:55h, 13 July Reply

      Thank you Patti! I hope you summer is going well. I will get the questions to you soon. We have plenty of time 🙂 xx

  • [email protected]
    Posted at 07:25h, 13 July Reply

    You look lovely in white, Jess. Have a great week!

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