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Days of Wine and Roses

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Morning Ladies,

Happy Monday. I don’t know about everyone here, but I am getting excited about the holidays. I am like a little kid when it comes to the holidays. The day after Thanksgiving is when we usually put up the tree.

Today I was in the mood, for pairing my wine faux skirt from Zara, with my vintage inspired burgundy rose sweater.

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The Days of WIne and Roses is the name of a jazz standard, I am sure  many of you are familiar with.  You can listen to it here. I have recently spoke with one of the musicians in the wine bar we frequent and I am ready to get back into my jazz guitar playing.

 

It has been about 7 years since I picked it up, due to my illness, but I miss my music, and playing. He is a great guy, as he is an excellent jazz guitarist and we are planning on getting together to explore more jazz improvization. I am a swing and big band girl, as well as loving jazz standards. So, I look forward to, getting back into my music, as my blog is one of my creative outlets as well as music has always been.

With my outfit, for fall, I love rich colors, and this skirt came out from Zara, and I really had to have it!! It was sold out, then I bought it right when it came back in inventory. It has some brown undertones, but I really wanted to create a vintage look with my cardigan which I have had for years. My burgundy square toed heels add to that appeal. You all know I love a classic look with a vintage vibe. I could wear leather and faux leather all of the time, it is one of my favorite looks.

I hope you are all enjoying getting ready for the holidays, and look forward to Thanksgiving. We are visiting my sister in Charlotte, and I look forward to so good wine, family, and conversation.

Have a great week,

Jess xo

Cardigan : Loft ( years old, Skirt: Zara,  Bag: Treesje, Shoes: Framco Sarto

Linking up with Visable Monday, Still Being Molly, More Pieces of Me, Mis Papelicos ( MON)

Tues: Style Elixer, Walking in Memphis in High Heels

52 Comments
  • MIS PAPELICOS -Mis P
    Posted at 14:51h, 26 November Reply

    Hello again dear Jess, please don´t forget to vote tomorrow for your favourite look tomorrow ( Rosy and I are not included in the voting. This is all about you all)
    Tons of kisses
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:58h, 26 November Reply

      THanks so much. I honestly tried last week but do not see the hearts anywhere to vote, perhaps you can tell me where. xo jess

  • Mama and more aka Zaz
    Posted at 13:06h, 26 November Reply

    Absolutely love this! Gorgeous outfit, and wonderful that you are taking up an old inspiration again to play music, go you! Would love to invite you to come and join in with my All About You linkup I host each week! Have a wonderful week x

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 22:09h, 27 November Reply

      Hello Thank you for your lovely comments. I would love to know when your linkup is! I need a calendar to keep better track 🙂 Just let me know. I appreciate you stopping by, and enjoy your week as well. jess xx

  • carmen
    Posted at 23:55h, 25 November Reply

    Lovely outfit Jess and the pleats are so pretty, a nice vintage look and the top is perfect with roses! Feminine and classy!

    ♥ carmen

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:47h, 26 November Reply

      Thank you Carmen, will stop by today, and Happy Thanksgiving! jess xo

  • J @ Bless Her Heart Y'all
    Posted at 14:49h, 25 November Reply

    What a wonderful chocolate skirt! What a perfect outfit for Thanksgiving!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:18h, 25 November Reply

      Thanks so much Hon! Hope your week is wonderful, jess xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 07:53h, 25 November Reply

    Look at you, leather lady! 🙂 Hope you’re having a good week so far!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:58h, 25 November Reply

      Thank you Ashley, I love leather and faux leather so you will see more in my posts. Pretty good week, thanks hun!! Hope u have a wonderful Holiday! jess xx

  • MIS PAPELICOS -Mis P
    Posted at 05:01h, 25 November Reply

    Good morning dear Jess, what a fabulous skirt, ahhhhhhhhhhhh.
    I love the whole attire so much.
    I am so glad to see you as part of Share-in-Style.
    It would be great if you could mention it in your post so people get to know about all of us.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:52h, 25 November Reply

      Hi ! Thank you for your kind words! Oh, I am so sorry, I meant to do that, my memory is lousy these days! Will do that this morning, post your link to Share IN Style.
      jess xo

  • Natalia Lialina
    Posted at 02:59h, 25 November Reply

    The skirt is gorgeous, and I admire you for playing a musical instrument! Have a wonderful week!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:51h, 25 November Reply

      Thanks so much Natalia!! You too, enjoy your Holiday, jess xx

  • trinagrandinetti
    Posted at 00:33h, 25 November Reply

    Ok, this won’t surprise you, I just also went to buy that same skirt and it was sold out. I just wasn’t as lucky as you. It looks fabulous on you and that background is perfect. I sure hope we get to hear your music one day.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:50h, 25 November Reply

      Great taste girl! “-) It was sold out for a long time, and I just put my name to be notified when it came in , when it did I bought it right away! It might be awhile about the music, I havent played in years due to my illness, but look forward to getting back into it. jess xo

  • elb743
    Posted at 20:34h, 24 November Reply

    Love that skirt and soft floral cardi , lovely blossoms!
    I am so glad to hear that you may be well enough to pick up your guitar! That is music to my ears, yes, I know, i had to say that!
    Take care and stay gorgeous.
    xx, Ele
    http://mydailycostume.com/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:48h, 25 November Reply

      Thank you Elle! This skirt caught my eye right away I appreciate your lovely comments. I havent played in years so I need to practice before I see him. He is gracious enough to not have a planned schedule for us, only when I feel good. Have a wonderful week and Holiday! jess xx

  • My Rose Colored Shades
    Posted at 20:11h, 24 November Reply

    This Zara skirt is stunning! You look amazing in it. I’m a big fan of jazz. I used to go to jazz bars with my friends a lot in my younger days. Don’t have much time for it now. It must be amazing to be able to actually play the music you love. Have a great Thanksgiving week, Jess. ~Cynthia

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:28h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks so much, you too Cynthia!
      jess xx

  • Lorna Mai (@LornaMaiLtd)
    Posted at 18:22h, 24 November Reply

    I love your burgundy pleated skirt, the material looks fabulous! I like how you styled it with your floral top. You look great!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:25h, 24 November Reply

      thanks Lorna! I appreciate your expertise! have a great week, jess xx

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 17:23h, 24 November Reply

    I LOVE your outfit! What a great brown pleated skirt and paired with the brown tights and the beautiful floral cardigan sweater it is such a great look on you. My kind of colors!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:37h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks Cherie! I coulld see u in this as well, jess xo

  • Willfully Elegant
    Posted at 16:20h, 24 November Reply

    This skirt and the whole outfit looks fantastic on you!! Absolutely love the earthy and rich tones!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:37h, 24 November Reply

      thanks so mudh! Loved this skirt right away, jess xx

  • versatilestylebytracey
    Posted at 16:01h, 24 November Reply

    Love your post title and it really describes your outfit well.. More importantly is the possibility of getting back to your music and not letting illness rob your life of something so special to your heart. So happy you found a partner to share is this journey…. Best of Luck to you!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:36h, 24 November Reply

      thanks so mudh Tracey that means alot. Yes, I need it back in my life ! jess xo

  • Darcy
    Posted at 15:56h, 24 November Reply

    Very pretty! Love your skirt!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

  • Laurie
    Posted at 15:40h, 24 November Reply

    That cardi is so gorgeous, and it really makes that skirt special. I like tucking my cardigans into my skirt too, because I have such a short waist. 🙂

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:36h, 24 November Reply

      thanks Laurie! glad you like the outdfit, jess xd

  • Suzanne Carillo
    Posted at 15:09h, 24 November Reply

    How cool that you play the jazz guitar! I will expect a vlog of that soon : )

    I have almost this same skirt but mine is black and I bought it at a thrift store. I love it. Yours looks fabulous too.

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

    bisous
    Suzanne
    http://www.suzannecarillo.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:35h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks so much. I need some practice though. Excellent! I love this, jess xx

  • Shannon
    Posted at 14:09h, 24 November Reply

    That skirt is so fabulous!! Love the pleats! Gorgeous as always!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:34h, 24 November Reply

      thanks so much! xo have a great holiday, jess xx

  • MonicaP
    Posted at 13:38h, 24 November Reply

    Truly fabulous skirt 🙂

    Monica.

  • Monika from Styleworld40plus
    Posted at 13:07h, 24 November Reply

    Dear Jess,
    amazing skirt! This is perfect for you and your style, love the way you have combined it.
    Have a lovely Thanksgiving
    Minika

  • weshopinheels
    Posted at 12:30h, 24 November Reply

    Loving this Jess! That skirt is so elegant and feminine. I love that you paired it with the floral top. You nailed this look!
    ~Tatiana
    http://www.weshopinheels.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:41h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks so much friend! Glad you like it and enjoy your week! jess xx

  • Robyn
    Posted at 10:35h, 24 November Reply

    Super cute pleated skirt! Simply lovely paired with your rose blouse!

    Robyn
    http://feelgreatfashion.com/
    Come join the Beautiful You Link Up this Wednesday-A Weekly Celebration of Women’s Beauty-

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:05h, 24 November Reply

      Thank you Robyn! Enjoy the holiday! jess xx

  • Patti
    Posted at 10:10h, 24 November Reply

    Oh yes, get back into that music – what an exciting though! Love this look – the skirt is magic. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, xox.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:26h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks so much Patti! Yes it was love at first sight withthe skirt, and I do need music in my life. Jess xo

  • Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    Posted at 09:19h, 24 November Reply

    Love the retro vibe & lean look!!! Have a great Thanksgiving Jess!!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangele

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:27h, 24 November Reply

      Thanks much Rebecca ! You too enjoy the day 🙂 jess xo

  • litonkrl
    Posted at 08:24h, 24 November Reply

    Beautiful jewelry. Have a nice day!

  • KizzyDoll
    Posted at 07:44h, 24 November Reply

    You look marvellous. Happy week to you doll xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:07h, 24 November Reply

      You too hon! I will pop over this week to your site! xo jess

  • plutrell
    Posted at 07:40h, 24 November Reply

    That skirt is amazing, Jess! What a great piece to have in your wardrobe. Please come over and enter my giveaway…the jewelry is so beautiful!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:06h, 24 November Reply

      I will stop over today Pam, thanks so much!! jess and Happy early Thanksgiving friend! jess xx

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