Turning Heads #linkup -Anthropologie Top-Blue- Green Hues and Some Retro Cat-Eyes - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Turning Heads #linkup -Anthropologie Top-Blue- Green Hues and Some Retro Cat-Eyes

 

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Hello Ladies!

I hope everyone is enjoying spring like weather or at least getting a bit warmer. We were able to sit outside at one of our places we are deemed “regulars” and enjoy lunch with some red wine or beer. My mom has been visiting and we are taking her to our favorite places.  I admit many of them are wine bars! She has been enjoying her stay, and seeing family. When out,  Truffles is always waiting for something to drop to the ground, Gibby became interested in Molly, a Maltese/Shih Tzu mix. White, Fluffy, he is there! On another note, I wanted a more retro look and if I knew how to do victory rolls or the like, I would give it a try. My hair is fine, there is just a lot of it! My stylist told me it would be tricky because of having long hair. Anyhow, I worked it so I could have kind of pseudo-60s pouf at the top of my hair, but yes it is going to take some experimentation. I just thought why not? I love cat eye glasses, there is no surprise there. I do remember walking into a Lenscrafters where a woman told me that I have a oval shape but narrow face and might need kiddie glasses! I had to pass on the Dora the Explorer frames and just ignore the comment, as I decided I may find a great pair on-line. One just has to know their PD ( pupilary distance) width across ( for me its 49-50mm). I ended up buying this fun pair at Zenni Optical online. The one thing about having poor vision is unfortunatly I cant just pick up any pair and wear them, as there are so many stylish pairs of sunnies out there without a prescription. Anyway, I ended up purchasing these happily on-line.

   As for my outfit today, as you know, besides florals I like lace, and also color. This top was really the inspiration behind the colors and look. I bought it on Poshmark, for a mere $15 from Anthropologie. I am in love with the cage-like criss-cross detailing on one side. Had to move the hair to get that picture! I have another sparkling blue brooch from my vintage  collection,  which almost melds into the top, the colors go so well. . I swear, the moment I completed this look, I kept hearing 50s and 60s songs in my head…”My boyfriends back…and Im gonna be in trouble…”

I added the blazer, Zara, as it was a perfect complement to the look if one wanted to style it in a more dressy manner. The mix of floral prints occurs in the shoes and the blouse adding more print and texture. One of my favorite bags , from Kate Spade, lent itself to the color scheme. The  blue  chandelier earrings added a modern touch.

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Linking Up with  Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Not Dressed as Lamb SHoe andTell , How I Spring Manic Monday, Monday MingleLinkup with Lisa Tues: Garaytreasures Link Up  Style Sessions,Walking in Memphis   Bless Her Heart Wed: The Pleated Poppy, Get Your Pretty On,Random Wednesday,   Style Me Wednesday  Watcha Wearing Wednesday,  Jersey Girl Texan Heart  Trendy Wednesday  Momsmorningcoffee Thurs: A Labour of Fashion,Reason to Dress, Throwback Thursday Friday:Passion 4 Fashion  ,Style Elixer    Fun Fashion Friday  / Forage Fashion 

Outfit: Zara Blazer, Anthroplogie top, Vintage Brooch/Etsy, Ann Taylor skirt, Shoes: BC footwear, Zenni Oprical Sunglasses ( not an affiliate)

Looking for some Puuuurfect Sunnies and you don’t need a prescription?   Here are some of my pics:

 

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Most clicked this week was: Bogi, of Red Reticule on Dressing for Work wearing a classic wrap that never goes out of style!

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 The Pinterest Pic of the Week is Debonita of Elegantly Fashionable, wearing this terracotta flowing dress I am in love with.

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Have fun!


68 Comments
  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 20:56h, 24 April Reply

    Such a pretty blue top, I love the textures here too. I hope your weekend has been beautiful and nice.
    Thank you for linking up to “Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me”
    Rachel xo
    http://garaytreasures.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:20h, 25 April Reply

      Had a very nice weekend with relatives, thank you Rachael, enjoy your week! xx

  • sandypatti
    Posted at 20:00h, 20 April Reply

    you look gorgeous! florals and you are magical. thanks for hosting, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

  • Petite Silver Vixen
    Posted at 18:56h, 20 April Reply

    What a colourful retro vibe here, Jess. Perfect for Spring and lovely to see you in shades of green and blue, so refreshing!
    And I completely you understand about prescription sunglasses and having a limited choice! Love your ones.

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

  • vanityandmeblog
    Posted at 16:55h, 20 April Reply

    Jess, you get me with those acssesories every time ! You might find it easier to keep your hair in position with a donut ring (used for buns) cut in half and clipped in. If your hair is fine but heavy this may help x

  • Anna Parkes
    Posted at 16:11h, 20 April Reply

    Jess you really make these colours sing! I love your chic styling and particularly like that you seem to have a lace skirt in every colourway – or am I just imagining that? Thank you for the link up party again x
    Anna
    http://www.annasislandstyle.com

  • Meagan
    Posted at 14:38h, 20 April Reply

    I love those bright colors–so summery, makes me think of a tropical vacay! Thanks for hosting the link-up!

  • Lanae Bond
    Posted at 14:14h, 20 April Reply

    I love the colors in this look! Your skirt is beautiful and so is your top.

  • Laurie Duncan
    Posted at 09:46h, 20 April Reply

    There is so much I love about this outfit, especially the top! It has a vintage vibe and I love the colors! Plus it really looks great with your hair! 🙂

  • Kelly Torrez (@Birdieshoots)
    Posted at 23:43h, 19 April Reply

    Love the mix of patterns, so chic! I host a Friday link-up and would love to have you join!

    xo,

    kelly
    http://www.birdieshoots.com

  • asallows
    Posted at 19:44h, 19 April Reply

    These blue/teal colours are stunning on you!

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

  • Elle
    Posted at 19:01h, 19 April Reply

    Oh Jess! Florals, lace, and ocean colors! How this suits you! Your hair looks so glam, too, and I adore the details of the floral top!
    xx, Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:42h, 20 April Reply

      Thank you Elle! I saw this Anthropologie top and just loved the colors and details. I wanted to experiment with my hair, i hope to try different styles in the summer too as it gets hot! Have a great day! xx

  • Vale
    Posted at 17:22h, 19 April Reply

    This outfit is so adorable Jess, the colors suit you so much ! You look stunning 🙂 Kisses

    Fashion and Cookies – fashion & beauty blog

  • The Wardrobe Stylist
    Posted at 13:52h, 19 April Reply

    I love the colours on you and I hear ya about the weather. It is finally looking nice here too! Would love if you can link up to http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2016/04/17/diy-brazilian-hair-extensions/

  • ee0926
    Posted at 13:05h, 19 April Reply

    WOW! Love this look. The colors are beautiful, and your lace skirt is stunning!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  • Laura
    Posted at 12:46h, 19 April Reply

    Love the bright colors and those amazing sunglasses!

  • Highland Fashionista
    Posted at 12:29h, 19 April Reply

    Those glasses are fantastic with your hair color! LOVE me a pair of cat eye frames!

  • Rachel
    Posted at 12:06h, 19 April Reply

    I love your skirt! The color and print are gorgeous!!! 🙂

    Rachel
    Simply Rachel Nicole

  • [email protected]
    Posted at 10:27h, 19 April Reply

    Thanks so much for the link up Jess! Have a great week…

  • weshopinheels
    Posted at 09:54h, 19 April Reply

    Looking stunning in green!

    -Tatiana
    We Shop in Heels

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:58h, 19 April Reply

      Hi Tatiana,
      I couldnt resist the colors in the top. ENjoy your week.

  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 09:18h, 19 April Reply

    So pretty in turquoise!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:58h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you Amy, I loved this mix of blues and greens. xx

  • Jessica
    Posted at 09:13h, 19 April Reply

    I love the cool hues and the texture of the skirt.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:58h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you Jessica, I am big on details and loved the top. take care! xx

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:03h, 19 April Reply

    That’s one of the things I love about you is your love of color!! This is such a wonderful palette of blues & greens —gorgeous!
    I understand the sunglasses thing—-I’ve given up on contacts (I’ll wear them like once a year since it’s so dry in Denver—my eyes hate them) so I either need prescription sunglasses or I need the lenses that change automatically! At least there are options!!
    Thanks for hosting jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:00h, 19 April Reply

      Thanks Jodie! To think I used to wear all black in college. But lets face it I was a musician, and as a guitarist, that is what we did. Glad you like the look, I have added more blue into my closet . I am a wimp when it comes to contacts, cant put anything in my eye! So true, options and good ones on line too. Have a great week! xx

  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt
    Posted at 08:53h, 19 April Reply

    I love the combination of teals! Such a great look and the sunnies and FABULOUS!!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:00h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you Julie! I am such a fan of the cat eye look, glad you like the outfit. Enjoy your week! xx

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 08:32h, 19 April Reply

    Such beautiful colors!

  • Kishina Heaggans
    Posted at 07:59h, 19 April Reply

    Jess! Loving the color combo and texture play of this outfit. You look stunning in this. I have purchased two pair of prescription glasses from Zenni! I love the fact that I can order online and not have to pay an arm or leg for style. Thanks for sharing and hosting the link up as well.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:02h, 19 April Reply

      Hi Kishina, Thank you! I have 2 pair from Zenni as well, probably getting another. They are so reasonable, even when needing progressive lenses like I need. Have a great week! xx

  • rachel
    Posted at 07:53h, 19 April Reply

    elegance personified, you look so so beautiful. This aquablue is divine on you!
    Rxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:03h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you Rachael, i loved this top , it was my inspiration.. and cat eyes are just me! Have a great week. xx

  • notdressedaslamb
    Posted at 07:46h, 19 April Reply

    Jess this retro look – which is slightly more retro than usual – is sooooo “you”, you look stunning! Love your hair like that too, sweetie, would love to see it like that again 🙂

    Thank you for being a lovely radiant host in florals, Happy Tuesday to you!

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:04h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you my friend! I was just in this mood! It took some effort with the hair, will be experimenting with different styles especially as it gets warmer, thank you! Have a great week. xx

  • Elle Spann
    Posted at 07:44h, 19 April Reply

    these are your colors!! you look gorgeous. happy new week:)
    elle
    Southern Elle Style

  • Tania Stephens @50isnotold
    Posted at 07:32h, 19 April Reply

    I LOVE cat eye glasses. I have a couple of vintage pairs, but I have such a wide face, that they get lot on my face. I bought a vintage pair that had prescription lens in them, and I took them and had sunglass lens installed. They are so cool!!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:05h, 19 April Reply

      Oooo, I would love to see those vintage cat eye sunglasses! I bet they are awesome I may be collaboratig with Zenni soon, so you may see another pair of cat eye in the future. Hope your week is going well. xx

  • Celia M. High Heeled Life
    Posted at 07:10h, 19 April Reply

    Fabulous head to toe! the detail in that top beautiful and the added touch of the brooch – is lovely. Happy Tuesday – thank you for hosting.

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:39h, 19 April Reply

    Stunning from Head to Toe!!! Love this color combo Jess snd those sunnies are adorable and chic!! You always got it going on in spades beautiful!!!

  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 06:33h, 19 April Reply

    You hit it out of the park this week, Jess! LOVE this! The cat eye glasses and the pouf … so perfect! And that top with the criss cross … soooo cute. And hey, is that a hint of an old tattoo I spy, you badass you?! (I have one too!)

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

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:27h, 22 April Reply

      Hi Dawn
      Glad you like the look! The pouf was tricky! Yes, I think if i could travel back to an era. No, I wish it was a tatoo!
      It is a pain patch . No problem, people ask me if I am quitting smoking.
      xx jess

  • marta
    Posted at 06:24h, 19 April Reply

    Such a pretty colour combo on you! Thanks again for hosting Jess:)
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:22h, 19 April Reply

    I love those sunnies! I have terrible vision and have always been nervous about buying glasses online!

  • Savvy Southern Chic
    Posted at 06:18h, 19 April Reply

    Love these blues and greens together.

  • Bogi - Red Reticule (@RedReticule)
    Posted at 06:15h, 19 April Reply

    Gorgeous colors, textures and prints Jess! There is so much going on in your outfit and everything is in perfect harmony coming together in a beautiful look.
    Red Reticule

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:06h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you my friend, Bogi. I just loved the colors in the top, caught my eye. I needed some more blue in my closet and thought it would work well. Have a wonderful week! xx

  • MsChanda
    Posted at 06:13h, 19 April Reply

    this color looks absolutely amazing on you! I love how it pops against your hair color! very pretty!

    xx, Chanda
    would love for you to link up with me!
    Let’s Make Today Fabulous Link Up feat. my daughter Caryss

  • OceanBlue Style “Salonblog”
    Posted at 05:15h, 19 April Reply

    That is really your color and the hairstyle is a killer Jess! Love it. You look stunning. Hope to see it more often xxx Sabina

  • MIS PAPELICOS -Mis P
    Posted at 04:15h, 19 April Reply

    Blue and green together is so gorgeous.
    Thank you dear Jess

  • Irene Papadopoulou
    Posted at 03:56h, 19 April Reply

    so beautiful! love your hair like that
    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

  • Tiina L
    Posted at 03:31h, 19 April Reply

    I love blue and green together! Such a pretty outfit. I remember how difficult it was to get a nice pair of prescription sunglasses (I like my sunglasses big, the bigger the better…) before I had my eyes lasered. Now I’m making up for that with my ever-expanding sunglasses collection…

  • Mica
    Posted at 02:37h, 19 April Reply

    What a beautiful outfit! The blues and greens are so nice together, that blazer is the prefect finishing piece 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Olga
    Posted at 02:14h, 19 April Reply

    Beautiful colours! Love the top’s detail! The sunglasses are really cool

  • [email protected]
    Posted at 01:25h, 19 April Reply

    Great sunglasses! Glad you found a pair of prescription sunglasses online! I should look into that a bit more…

    I love the colors of your outfit! And great mix of the print & lace! Cute flats, too!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  • Sheree
    Posted at 01:17h, 19 April Reply

    Gorgeous as usual Jess, those sunnies are a great find and really compliments your look.

    xo Sheree
    http://poshclassymom.com
    IG: @poshclassymom

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 01:16h, 19 April Reply

    Love the retro vibes of this look Jess – Have a wonderful week!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 01:12h, 19 April Reply

    The cat eye sunnies look great on you!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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