Burgundy Velvet - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Burgundy Velvet


TGIF! How are things going the closer it gets to Christmas Ladies? We planned on putting up the tree last weekend, so here we are today planing to put up all of our decorations. Time just slipped away, and we have been busy, mostly like everyone I speak with. At least I have my puppies in their Santa Suits 🙂 I wanted to wear another of my velvet jackets to add more color, texture and silouette with this sweater dress.






I also wanted to share with you one of my 3 winter coats, as we don’t need as many here in Charlotte, It is a military style and light.

and since I was losing patience with the photographer since it was pretty darn cold out here, and he claims, I was “complaining”…

He took this shot!

The nerve!.


I hope you all stop by next week and join me, as I am going to be styling outfits all dressed up for the Holidays.I will show looks that I will be wearing Christmas day, what I may wear for New Years, or to Holiday parties and also just dressing up for various events.

This dress I have had for years but you all know me and sweater dresses. I love them! They are as comfortable as a nightgown and comfort is a must in my book. I think if one can combine comfort and style, one has it made. I am really liking grey this season. My favorite is charcoal grey, but love mixing the grey with black, and jackets with color that really pop. I have numerous fall jackets in my wardrobe I hope to share with you this season.

Have a Wonderful Week!

Jess xo

Dress: Loft ( many years ago, similar), Burgundy Velvet jacket ( Ann Taylor years ago, similar), Necklace:Charming Chalrie, Booties: Target

  • eirinipapadopoulou
    Posted at 03:03h, 16 December Reply

    you look beautiful Jess! love the jacket, it is so so flattering!but i really like your top!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:49h, 16 December Reply

      Thank you Irene, beleive it or not, it is a sweater dress. It looks like it could be a top though, jess xx

  • Shea Sayers
    Posted at 21:32h, 15 December Reply

    Ooh I love this combo of velvet and lace, so pretty! I feel like I’m behind on all the Christmas prep too!

  • carmen
    Posted at 17:35h, 13 December Reply

    I love velvet, so romantic! A beautiful colour! Jess, you look fab even from behind! I have a similar necklace and will feature it someday.

    Tell your photographer that I think his shot from behind is cute!

    I love Christmastime!
    ♥ carmen

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:46h, 13 December Reply

      I did! I told him that despite his best efforts my butt still looked good to people ! haha. I love velvet and have numerous jackets I will share soon. I hope you are enjoying the holiday so far. me too! jess xo

  • Claire
    Posted at 01:09h, 13 December Reply

    Such a beautiful, and amazing jacket!

    God bless,
    XO, Claire

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:27h, 13 December Reply

      Thank you Claire, Have a wonderful weekend, jess xx

  • Shannon
    Posted at 13:35h, 12 December Reply

    So pretty!! Loving the velvet burgundy blazer! So cute with the lace!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:23h, 13 December Reply

      Thanks you Shannon, I have a few fall blazers I will show. jess xx take care,

  • Amy Ann
    Posted at 12:21h, 12 December Reply

    You always have the most beautiful, feminine pieces. I love the lace and the velvet. It’s lovely.

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:23h, 13 December Reply

      thank you Amy! I try, beleive me I had NO style in high school 🙂 take care, jess xx

  • Happiness at Mid Life
    Posted at 11:21h, 12 December Reply

    I have a similar color velvet blazer and I seem to only wear it during the holidays. I just have not figured out how to incorporate it for non-holiday time. Love the lace dress with that pretty necklace.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:44h, 12 December Reply

      Thank you Alice, YOu can wear velvet anytime in the fall/winter I think. I only got this jacket recently but do wear my velvet jackets anytime.jes xx

  • Ada
    Posted at 11:07h, 12 December Reply

    You know I also own a Burgundy/Wine Velvet Blazer which I love. I also love this outfit you created and I pinned it and will give my own spin to it. You look perfectly adorable and dressy yet not too fancy for a Chic Holiday Party!

    I will be showing Holiday-inspired Looks all week long, next week so stay tuned. =)) Thanks and Happy Weekend, Jess!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:12h, 12 December Reply

      thank you Ada! Glad you like it i love velvet jackets, so I have a few. Will stop by urs as well, as we both are doing Holiday looks! enjoy your weekend too, jess xx

  • Suzanne Carillo
    Posted at 09:06h, 12 December Reply

    Wow your hair looks amazing here!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:24h, 12 December Reply

      thank you! I didn’t curl it and got a cut. ( trim ) jess xx

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 07:48h, 12 December Reply

    You look stunning! Your hair looks so amazing with that burgundy color. WOW! Head to toe … great look. Can’t wait to see your holiday styling!
    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:54h, 12 December Reply

      Thank you Dawn! too sweet! Glad you like the outfit, jess xx

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