Turning Heads Linkup- Embroidered White Tee with Light Denim Shorts and Vineyard - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads Linkup- Embroidered White Tee with Light Denim Shorts and Vineyard


Hello friends!

It’s white week on the blog, where I am styling some white pieces for summer. I have had this top for a year or so, and wanted to style a basic look for summer. What’s not so basic? The embroidery and eyelet design on this cotton tee.

Outfit and Our Time at Sanders Ridge Vineyard

When its the Dog Days of Summer, you need to be cool. Linen and cotton are your best bet. I have seen alot of cute tops but viscose and polyester do not make for comfort in the summer here.

This cute tee has a white embroidery and eyelet pattern along with a curved hem which I prefer. Such an easy basic look, but the embroidery adds that extra zing to a white tee and denim look. I have 3 pairs of white denim shorts which I interchange and wear often in the summer, when I am not wearing dresses. I styled this look with my light blue wash Loft denim shorts in a size 2. I took one size down from my normal when I bought this style.

My white espadrilles are on repeat when it calls for a casual white shoe, and espadrilles are the epitome of summer. This was the kind of outfit I would wear out to our Saturday vineyard of the week.

I’m also sharing some pictures from an amazing vineyard we went to over the weekend called-Sanders Ridge Vineyards, in Yadkin Valley or Wine Country   We have had such fun visiting vineyards my hubby and I know and yet discovering new ones such as this with my mom over the weekend. The peacefulness is calming and the atmosphere restful. The pups are with us and love to just be by our sides when the cracker crumbs or bits of food gets dropped from the table.

Honest to Goodness, I wonder what you all think? I promise we are are not all getting inebriated! Just enjoying the birds, the wine, the atmosphere and the company.

This Vineyard is on a large farm where they grow their own grapes. We enjoyed a bottle of Viognier, one of my favorite whites, and took home a bottle of stainless steel Chardonay. Truffles was like the farm greeter, as she loves people and would trot her way to a table or two.

We had pimento cheese ( homemade) meats and cheeses with crackers, and each ate a fresh cooked lunch as well. We enjoyed our time there and would be back!



Sanders Ridge Vineyards

Mom and Hubby. plus Gibby. Truffles was exploring the grounds.

We enjoyed the stainless steel Chardonnay and my favorite a 2016 Viognier

We sat under this beautiful design and were near the pond. They also have weddings there.

There’s my girl, and a yummy lunch.


White embroidered tee- a few years ago ( LOFT)

light wash denim shorts ( Loft)

White espadrilles

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  • gatacollins
    Posted at 03:42h, 01 August Reply

    An adorable white tee!

  • elizabeth0109w
    Posted at 03:41h, 01 August Reply

    The embroideries look so cute!
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  • Graceful Rags
    Posted at 08:40h, 30 July Reply

    Such a cute look!! I really love your denim shorts. I never know if pairing wedges/heels with shorts is weird or not, but you’ve convinced me that it’s totally stylish! Also looks like a very nice time at the vineyard. 🙂

    Miles of smiles,


  • Grace
    Posted at 23:09h, 29 July Reply

    Sounds like an amazing time and love that white tee!

  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 17:03h, 29 July Reply

    I love basics with a twist like this fun top! I’m all about them in summer because they really help elevate an outfit. Your legs look miles long in those shorts and your wedges are perfect with your top! Such a cute outfit!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:34h, 29 July Reply

      Hi Laura! I do love basics like this and the embroidered top I really love. Its just the details that really make it for me. Aw, thank you for the lovely comment.

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 16:23h, 29 July Reply

    If I had legs like yours I’d wear shorts every day…even in Winter! Such a fab Summer outfit!

    Emma xxx

  • Straight A Style
    Posted at 15:08h, 29 July Reply

    Such a perfect combo, and those shorts look great on you!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 15:06h, 29 July Reply

    Loving this simple yet chic summery look—and your legs are fab, lady!
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  • Gwen Gottlieb
    Posted at 09:40h, 29 July Reply

    Absolutely love that top! Fab outfit for the summer. In my next life I’m going to have amazing legs! I enjoyed reading this very much.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:23h, 04 August Reply

      Thank you! Glad you enjoyed the post, I do wear denim shorts and dresses mostly in the summer.

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 09:23h, 29 July Reply

    Your outfit is amazing as is that beautiful wisteria hanging from the circle – I want to copy that for sure. Jacqui x

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 23:01h, 28 July Reply

    I am living for those shoes! You look so cute!


  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 22:01h, 28 July Reply

    Oh, I just love this top… there is something about eyelet and whites in the summer that just makes you feel cooler! I love those feminine tie sandals, too!! So pretty! What a neat place and I love that you brought the pups.


  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 15:48h, 28 July Reply

    Jess, somehow you make even denim shorts and a tee look classy!! This is my favorite kind of outfit. The vineyard is beautiful and a great place to go at this time. Perfect backdrop for photos, too! Love the shot of your hubby and pup!

    xx Darlene

  • OnceUponaTimeHappilyEverAfter.com
    Posted at 13:48h, 28 July Reply

    Legs for days. Not sure why you aren’t modeling!! Gorgeous girl.
    Love the simplicity of the sweet embroidered tee, the denim shorts and the great white

  • Maureen
    Posted at 13:31h, 28 July Reply

    So fun that you getting to hang out at all these wineries. My hubby would totally join! He is a big wine fan. I love the ambiance as well but with a six year old, it’s hard to show up relaxed especially if chasing a kid around is the name of the game. I love how simple your outfit is. The white is refreshing and your espadrilles dresses it up. Perfect look for a day out, that’s for sure! Happy Tuesday Jess!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • meagansmoda
    Posted at 13:11h, 28 July Reply

    I love the leopard cami you had on at the vineyard – I’m living vicariously through all of your winery excursions! I’m long overdue for one!


  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 12:58h, 28 July Reply

    Jess, I love this classic summer look! The lace up espadrilles are so cute with this, too. And what a great white tee! I love all your vineyard photos, too. I am glad that you are getting out and doing things. I am still pretty much in lockdown mode here only venturing out when necessary. I hope your week is going well!


  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:23h, 28 July Reply

    It looks like you had a nice and relaxing time. You look fab in those denim shorts and I love the pic of your mom with the hubs.

  • Lucy Bertoldi
    Posted at 11:16h, 28 July Reply

    Simple and yet so chic- and legs forever!! I’m a big Chardonnay lover too;) Have a great week xx

  • Lisa Richardson
    Posted at 10:34h, 28 July Reply

    I wish I looked as cute as you in jean shorts and a white tee. The lace up shoes are perfect with it too. XOXO

  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 10:31h, 28 July Reply

    I love your simple, classy look, Jess. This vineyard trip looks so inviting, I wish I could have tagged along. “Yum” on your hubby’s sandwich and I’m dying over the grapevine green hanging wreath.

  • Midlife and Beyond
    Posted at 10:30h, 28 July Reply

    Jess, you look amazing in shorts and love the tee. The vinyard sounds like a lot of fun.
    Thank you for the feature.

  • Ashley
    Posted at 10:21h, 28 July Reply

    Such a classic summer outfit- but you are making it shine here! Your legs look amazing, Jess!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 09:26h, 28 July Reply

    Love this cute and casual summer look! Your tee is so pretty with the eyelet detail!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 08:33h, 28 July Reply

    Such a cute casual look Jess! Love the shoes!

  • grownupglamour1
    Posted at 07:15h, 28 July Reply

    A winery is always a great place for a visit . Looks like you had such an enjoyable time with your husband , your Mum and the pups. Your white tee and shorts the best Summer outfit for your heat and humidity.

  • Mica - Away From Blue
    Posted at 07:09h, 28 July Reply

    What a cute white tee! I love it with the denim shorts, so good for summer, and I like the printed top you wore to the vinyard!

    Thanks for the link up!

    Hope that your week is off to a great start! 🙂

    Away From Blue

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 06:59h, 28 July Reply

    That tee is perfect in its simplicity and details. I am all for finding outdoors activities to enjoy. If it weren’t for the kids, a winery would be on my list!

  • Fonda @Savvy Southern Chic
    Posted at 06:25h, 28 July Reply

    I love that tee! I used to have a similar one and it was a favorite. You look amazing.

  • Leelo
    Posted at 05:28h, 28 July Reply

    Looking fab as always!
    I have never visited a vineyard but seems I will have to visit some.

  • Anna Marcus
    Posted at 04:57h, 28 July Reply

    The place looks and sounds divine, Jess. it’s pure blessing that the places like this exists and you can go and refresh your mind and soul there. Love your summary outfit a lot.

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 03:57h, 28 July Reply

    Well. I’m off to cut down some jeans! But oh to have long legs like yours Jess. I’m envious xx

  • isthismutton
    Posted at 02:23h, 28 July Reply

    Your legs are endless, lucky you! The eyelet details really elevate your white top – it’s so pretty!

  • Nancy s Fashion Style
    Posted at 02:20h, 28 July Reply

    You always seem to enjoy the weekends very much! Fabulous! And you look damn good in shorts!

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 02:15h, 28 July Reply

    Glad you are finding ways to get out of the house safely! The place looks lovely. And so does your outfit! I’m quite partial to eyelet myself.


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