Burgundy Cowl Neck - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Burgundy Cowl Neck

Burgundy Ann Taylor sweater, Ann Taylor crepe black skirt

Hello Ladies

Today I am wearing one of my thicker cowl neck sweaters you only get to wear when it is Brrrrrr really cold outside here in Charlotte.

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Going through a cold spell here, under freezing temps, I decided it was time to bring out my cozy thick burgundy sweater I received a few Christmases ago from Ann Taylor. I love this color and all variations of oxblood. Maroon, burgundy, and similar shades has been a favorite color of mine for the past few years, and seems popular every year. If I feel a bit risque, ( yes, that’s me!) I can wear this sweater off the shoulder. Otherwise, I like the deep cowl neck look with this sweater, the longer length, and the ribbed texture. I wanted to pair this with my black flirty skirt I wore a week or so ago, and decided to add my girly touch with my burgundy bow squared toed shoes.

Along with this color being a favorite, I must confess I love shoes with bows. or flowers. Mostly bows. I see the high heels with bows that I would love to wear, so I compromise and buy pointed flats with bows or these patent leather shoes I found this year on Ebay. I think it is the feminine touch of the bow that appeals to me.

Do you have many maroon, burgundy or oxblood items of clothing in your closet? What appeals to you about this color? Also, as a reader, would you be interested in a post on makeup for fair skin? I have my favorites and want to know who would like this as a topic?

Have a great day!

Jess xo

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51 Comments
  • Linda Cassidy
    Posted at 22:24h, 24 February Reply

    such a great look Jess, as always you look fantastic. Thanks for linking up and i hope to see you thursday

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 22:59h, 24 February Reply

      thanks Linda! Glad you like the look.Will do!! xx

  • Ada
    Posted at 01:03h, 23 February Reply

    Love the Marsala cowl-neck sweater. Looks great paired with the feminine black skirt.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:54h, 23 February Reply

      Thank you Ada, it is one of my fav colors. xx

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 19:23h, 20 February Reply

    Sure I would love some makeup tips from a beauty like you! I love burgundy … always have … and it looks amazing on you. Adore your pretty jewelry too. Thanks so much for linking up!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:32h, 20 February Reply

      Sure, my friend. I may attempt a post on makeup for fair skin. . red hair, irish, pale skin… came with the territory, but i thoughi I might share some foundation I love and some new lipsticks for spring. We will see how the close ups turn out! Enjoy the weekend xo

  • ladyinvioletblog
    Posted at 21:47h, 19 February Reply

    I am currently obsessed with oxblood and burgundy! Love that coat and those earrings!

    -Karen
    http://www.ladyinviolet.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:09h, 20 February Reply

      thanks so much!! I love this color too xx

  • Nadja
    Posted at 15:18h, 19 February Reply

    Nice outfit, you look so chic 🙂

    yellowpumpkiin.blogspot.de/2015/02/adorable.html

  • elb743
    Posted at 14:46h, 19 February Reply

    Jess, I love this rich wine color on you, It is so saturated and plays well with your hair color. Love the balck skirt and filigree earrings, too.
    I do love that shade, maybe because I love to drink wine!
    I would love a post of how to make up a face when one is pale!
    xx, Elle
    http://mydailycostume.com/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:59h, 19 February Reply

      Thanks so much Elle,
      I may try a post on the subject next week. I love my wine too! xo

  • Denise
    Posted at 14:21h, 19 February Reply

    Such a great color on you! I love the sweater and the coat paired with it is great!

    Denise
    http://www.fashionloveletters.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:30h, 19 February Reply

      Thanks so much Denise! Stop by anytime. xx

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 11:48h, 19 February Reply

    Beautiful sweater, and you look so lovely in it!
    Rachel xo
    Garaytreasures

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:08h, 19 February Reply

      Thanks so much Rachael! I actually haven’t worn it in about a year, don’t know why! Stay warm xo

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:16h, 19 February Reply

    Love this sweater + coat combo! Gorgeous burgundy color!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

  • Happiness at Mid Life
    Posted at 01:01h, 19 February Reply

    Burgundy is a great color on you. I really like the wrap jacket and those shoes are so fun!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:54h, 19 February Reply

      Hi Alice!
      Thank you . I love this type of coat too, no buttons just wraps. I have enough coats for Charlotte, the shoes have a small heel, but again anything with bows! xo

  • Monica Siembieda
    Posted at 21:31h, 18 February Reply

    Loving this color on you and loving this look in general!

    http://www.jerseygirltexanheart.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:51h, 19 February Reply

      Thanks so much! I am a fan of this color family. Glad you like te look xx

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 21:01h, 18 February Reply

    I love burgundy too even though for some reason I dont wear it that much….(need to change that), I think it looks great on you and I love the belted coat. By the way you always have the best earrings and these are beautiful as usual. Looking great Jess!
    Nora
    http://www.jacketsociety.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:51h, 19 February Reply

      Thank you Nora! I look for unique or vintage earrings on Etsy, and yes, I think you would look great in burgundy. I love coat,s but have about 4 winter ones diffinately enough in Charlotte.Again, thanks for the lovely comments! xx

  • Posh Prime
    Posted at 18:22h, 18 February Reply

    So funny, I am wearing a cowl neck today on my blog too! Aren’t they the best?! I love the color of yours!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:45h, 18 February Reply

      Thanks Megan, yes I have always been a fan of the cowl neck. If it was warmer, I would wear this off the shoulder, it lends itself to both looks. Be buy ti check out yours! xx

  • dan
    Posted at 16:56h, 18 February Reply

    Burgundy colour is very nice! A more reason for wearing it in cold season is that goes perfect with camel…your sweater is lovely as well as your flats!
    I love bows and flowers too!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:27h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you dan! Glad you like the look. It is one of my favorites in the winter. I know you can’t tell but the shoes have a one inch heel.. close enough! Stay warm, friend! xx

  • penguinsangel
    Posted at 16:40h, 18 February Reply

    I’ve always loved this color. It’s one of my favorites. I think it brings out my tone. Love the earrings too!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:25h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you for stopping by! I love oxblood, marroon, in the family. Glad you like the outfit,

  • Claire
    Posted at 14:51h, 18 February Reply

    Beautiful colours, perfect colours for Winter 🙂

  • Patty H
    Posted at 14:18h, 18 February Reply

    This is a beautiful cowl neck. It flatters your figure well. I love the length too. Looks great with a skirt and I bet with jeans as well.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:24h, 18 February Reply

      Thanks very much for the lovely comment!

  • LaVonne Long
    Posted at 14:08h, 18 February Reply

    I think burgundy is a great fall and winter color. I also love a great cowl neck!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:17h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you LaVonne, feel free to stop by anytime! Glad you like the outfit.

  • Amanda
    Posted at 13:04h, 18 February Reply

    I love burgundy and those earrings look stunning on you!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:13h, 18 February Reply

      Thanks so much! Please visit anytime. 🙂

  • suzannecarillo
    Posted at 11:55h, 18 February Reply

    I always love burgundy on a redhead.

    I can’t really follow other people’s makeup tips since I suffer from rosecea. Very sensitive skin.

    bisous
    Suzanne
    http://www.suzannecarillo.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:15h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you Suzanne this is a cozy sweater. Ok, you do well with your makeup as I would not have known. I have had some feedback on it, am going to experiment on a post for next week,.. stay warm! xx

  • plutrell
    Posted at 10:11h, 18 February Reply

    Beautiful colors!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:40h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you Patti!! Stay warm and drink hot cocoa :-)) xo

  • Johanna
    Posted at 09:59h, 18 February Reply

    That sweater is perfect to pair with a flouncy skirt. Beautiful

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:40h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you Johanna! Glad you like the look, it is a cozy sweater. xx

  • Patti
    Posted at 09:13h, 18 February Reply

    Wonderful color and shape, Jess. And the earrings are really special. Stay warm, my friend, xox.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:39h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you Patti, I loved these earrings when i found them on Etsy, they have great finds! You too! this is not my kind of weather ! xo

  • TanjasBunteWelt
    Posted at 08:51h, 18 February Reply

    Hi Jess,
    great outfit. Your shoes..i love it 🙂
    LG Tanja

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:38h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you ! I am all about bows when it comes to shoes 🙂 xx

  • thedollhousev
    Posted at 07:34h, 18 February Reply

    Just so wonderful and I love those earrings, so marvellous xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:38h, 18 February Reply

      thank you! These were a gift , from Etsy they have the neatest earrings and vintage accessories. Enjoy the day! xx

  • Accidental Icon
    Posted at 07:28h, 18 February Reply

    Such a great color for you and I love the cowl neck. It is fun to hear the way you can “play” with your sweater and become a femme fatale if you wish by exposing a tiny part of yourself. I recently wrote about the notion of reveal and conceal and clothing that helps you do that. This sweater gets added to the list.

    Accidental Icon
    http://www.accidentalicon.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:34h, 18 February Reply

      Thank you so much for stopping by! I appreciate such thought you put into your comment! i will have to stop by as well. Yes, with temps near freezing, I wasn’t going to expose any thng today!
      xx

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