Cashmere, Tweed and A New Year is Here! - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Cashmere, Tweed and A New Year is Here!


Hello ladies!

Welcome to 2016! I partied hard! It is amazing I am able to type this blog post. No, everyone! ahaha! I am sure you know me a bit by now, to know that I am not a party till the break of dawn-drink champagne until I fall over kind of girl! You all know I have to take meds for my illness, so if I make it up until midnight, it is amazing! Well, I did. We enjoyed a New Years Eve with the pups, drank champagne, ate sushi and watched the ball drop. My girl, Truffles shakes and gets so scared with fireworks, we try and calm her down. She stays awake all night just staring out the window, waiting for the next big boom! We had a good time though. Midnight rolls around, we say, Happy New Year, and I think by 12:03, I am in bed.











I want to share some of the blog goals I have for this year, but have not been one for New Years Resolutions personally, as I think one should reflect or make changes to their health and well being anytime throughout the year. Today I was ready for some cashmere. Is there any time one is not ready to wear cashmere?” I bought this green sweater from Bluefly a few years ago, and wanted to pair it with one of my favorite black tweed skirts today. The tights add pattern, texture and Santa brought me these new black leather booties from Mango. I love the pointed toe and the buckle. I also am a fan of long gloves. These are Isaac Mizrahi leather gloves and they have a pretty scalloped pattern at the bottom. I have a pair of grey long gloves I wear with my pink Boden coat, as I love a bit of glamour!

This year with the blog, I will continue with Turning Heads Tuesday, as I love seeing all of your outfits! It inspires me, and encourages me to spend more ! JK! I will also continue to highlight bloggers in my Spotlight On: Over 40 series. In addition, I want to share How to Shop on a Budget, Splurge vs Save, Ways to Wear A… and other topics and tips. I will be doing more Giveaways this year via Instagram, in wanting to offer some great items to my readers/followers..

Linking up: with Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Share in Style ( every other Mon), 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 





  • Claire
    Posted at 12:32h, 10 January Reply

    Love your cardigan, such a great colour on you 🙂

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays

  • Petite Silver Vixen
    Posted at 04:55h, 06 January Reply

    Love all the textures here but also the subtle variations of green from the bag to the jewellery to the cardigan and that necklace is so unusual.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:28h, 06 January Reply

      i love various textures in fall, winter and love this cozy sweater. thank you friend! Yes YosaUK is where the necklace is from. take care

  • Elle
    Posted at 18:05h, 05 January Reply

    Wow, that green fringed sweater is just gorgeous! I adore this look, perfect o start the new Year! I am sorry about truffles, my pup is also terrified of the fireworks, poor dear pets!
    XX, Elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:38h, 06 January Reply

      Thank you Elle, she made it and thats why we stay home to make sure she is ok. Wishing you the best in 2016, best in health and happiness my friend!

  • Beata
    Posted at 13:55h, 05 January Reply

    You look amazing dear Jess ! Gorgeous sweeter 🙂 Happy New Year 🙂 x

  • Lanae Bond
    Posted at 12:31h, 05 January Reply

    Happy New Year! I love that shade of green.

  • Rachel
    Posted at 22:46h, 04 January Reply

    You totally look so amazing!


  • Eugenia Russell Hargrove
    Posted at 21:49h, 04 January Reply

    Lovin’ all your choices here Jess, especially the green sweater and booties?

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:44h, 06 January Reply

      Thank you Eugenia< Best wishes for 2016! The booties were from Santa 🙂

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 18:32h, 04 January Reply

    You always look fabulous in green! And I feel in love with these booties when I saw them on IG this morning! They would be perfect with so many things in my closet…

    Wishing you a happy & healthy 2016!

  • Ada
    Posted at 15:22h, 04 January Reply

    A new year is here and you are wearing my favorite color on you which is green. I love the cardigan, bag, necklace, gloves and tights. Looking so polished Jen.

    Happy 2016 my friend! Ada. =)

  • Anna Parkes
    Posted at 13:22h, 04 January Reply

    Happy New Year Jess and well done to seeing the year in until the wee small hours! I love all the mix of fabrics and textures in this outfit, and my own particular penchant is for patterned tights so these get top marks from me x
    Anna’s Island Style

  • asallows
    Posted at 13:22h, 04 January Reply

    This emerald green on you is perfection. Love that little quilted bag!

  • samantha4blair
    Posted at 13:03h, 04 January Reply

    Happy New Year to you (And Mr Stylish too).
    I love this look…the softness of the ruffles on your cashmere cardigan with your textured skirt and patterned tights is a winner for me! Especially as you contrasted the femininity with your ankle boots.
    Beautiful necklace too!

  • sandypatti
    Posted at 12:08h, 04 January Reply

    Gorgeous sweater, Jess! I was asleep before you, so you win : > Thanks for linking up, and Happiest New Year, xox


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:17h, 04 January Reply

      Thank you Patti, It is one of my favorites, color and so soft. Best to you! xx

  • Megan
    Posted at 09:31h, 04 January Reply

    I love that pretty shade of green! That necklace is so fun too!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:14h, 04 January Reply

      Thank you Megan, I love it , so soft. Have a great week! xx

  • Debra
    Posted at 07:34h, 04 January Reply

    Happy New Year Jess! Like youy I was in bed shortly after the ball dropped. No meds. Just like my beauty rest. Lol! These sound like great resolutions. I’m looking forward to a fresh new year. Blessings my friend. Xoxo

    Stylewise by Debra

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:16h, 04 January Reply

      Thank you Deb! Well I made it, it was nice though, good sushi and champagne. Wish my girl wouldnt get so nervous. Best to you too! xx

  • Pam@over50feeling40
    Posted at 07:20h, 04 January Reply

    Happy New Year, Jess. You look ready to enter 2016 strong and confident!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:15h, 04 January Reply

      Thank you Pam! I work om stregth both literally and physically! 🙂 Hoping the best in the New Year to you too

  • jaymieashcraft
    Posted at 07:10h, 04 January Reply

    Happy New Year!!

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