Flouncy Spring Dress - Target Style - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Flouncy Spring Dress – Target Style

 

Spring dress

Hi friends

I hope everyone is doing well and trying to keep their minds busy with other things besides Corona. It certainly is hard to. You want to be informed, but you don’t want anxiety and fear to creep in. I hope this outfit post brightens your day some in a sunshiny color. All dressed up and no place to go! ( unless you count the back deck!)

Women's Spring dress

Target women's dress

Music Etc.

You know the song, “Sunshine on My Shoulders” by John Denver? Well, sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy.. that is so true these days! I am now, on the good days, spending my afternoons on our deck enjoying the blooming crepe myrtle trees in pinks and purples. Just feeling the heat and the sun bear down feels even better on my muscles helps. You also need that Vit D!

Speaking of songs, anyone else dancing with their dogs? lol.  I was listening to my music on the deck, and what came on? “Open Arms” by Journey! That was the first slow dance song in 7th grade! Well, I had to dance, and picked up my little boy Gibson, who then slow danced with me to the remainder of the song. He is a willing partner!

I’ve also been playing Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home” on my guitar. Thought it was apropos!

My Outfit

I am mentioned this as a preface to the outfits on the blog currently. I am mostly wearing athleisure at home, with slippers or sneakers, but I am sharing these looks for ideas and inspiration when we do get to go out again. I am not walking around the house in heels!

I am wearing an S ( 4) in this dress from A New Day line at Target.  Of course, you know I love the mustard or gold color especially with neutral accessories I love the flouncy sleeves and hem-line. It comes in other colors and patterns.as well.  I bought this online a month ago, as I always do most of my shopping. I want to support businesses at this time if possible but I am pretty sure there are people that just aren’t shopping much now. It isn’t a priority. Finding toilet paper is still difficult!

I had been looking for a pair of tan or cognac sandals to wear for the Spring and Summer and loved these strappy croc styled ones from Mango.

Spring dress

Spring dress

Target Spring dress

Target Spring dress

Outfit-

Dress– A New Day Target

Sandals– Mango

watch c/o Nordgreen

earrings- HM

Prada Prescription Sunglasses

PLEASE JOIN ME AND OTHER BLOGGERS TOMORROW FOR A FASHION PARTY. TURNING HEADS TUESDAY. GIVE YOURSELF A RETREAT FROM THE NEWS.

Take care,

Jess xx

28 Comments
  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 08:22h, 12 April Reply

    Beautiful dress! I love the colour and the frills! I’ve sat out in the garden soaking up the sunshine while I can – I’ve been needing the vitamin D boost! Thanks for linking up!

    Emma xxx
    http://www.style-splash.com

  • Pamels
    Posted at 14:43h, 09 April Reply

    I am a natural red head and a grandma. Thanks for this post. As a natural red head I think that color would look good on me.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:24h, 09 April Reply

      Hi Pam, absolutely! It would look great! I have several dresses for Spring and Summer but it is a great color year round.

  • Hilda Smith
    Posted at 04:24h, 09 April Reply

    Oh Jess what a beautiful dress. And we are having sunshine at the moment too. Unseasonal but welcome…

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:54h, 09 April Reply

      Hi Hilda!
      thank you! Yes we had a ton of rain in Jan and Feb, so I am glad we are finally seeing some sunshine.

  • Shelly @ The Queen in Between
    Posted at 00:51h, 09 April Reply

    Such a great little spring dress. I’m loving you in mustard Jess.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:54h, 09 April Reply

      Hi Shelly
      thank you! I love it too, and how to wear this year round.

  • Neti*
    Posted at 14:38h, 07 April Reply

    I Love this dress on YOU. It is the perfect dress and I did try it on earlier at the store, but since I only shop sales the wait was on. All that is on hold now that Corona has taken over our lives. Stay Safe my Dear. . .

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:55h, 09 April Reply

      Thank you Neti! I would even think about wearing it on Easter, but am going to wear my bunny/deer print dress. Aw, I hope you get it as well. Happy Easter weekend! You too!

  • Sherry
    Posted at 13:27h, 07 April Reply

    This dress is gorgeous on you Jess! I love wraps!!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 12:50h, 07 April Reply

    Gorgeous dress, Jess! I do so love this color on you. And dancing with the pups sounds like an amazing way to pass the time at home! Home Sweet Home was the only song I ever learned how to play on the keyboard way back when I thought maybe I could be musical. Turns out, I am not musical! But I do love music and dancing with any willing partner!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:53h, 09 April Reply

      Thank you Shelbee! It is one of my favorite colors. Works year round! I know how much you enjoiy music! Oh thats cool that you learned to play that song too.

  • Lucia
    Posted at 09:09h, 07 April Reply

    Lately this has been my go to color. It just seems to bring a ray of sunshine every time I wear it. I absolutely love that dress would you wear it so well!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:55h, 07 April Reply

      Hi Lucia
      I have a few dresses in this color and I love it as well. Thank you!!

      • Nancy Weiss
        Posted at 14:41h, 07 April Reply

        Hello Jess,

        That’s so sweet that you can dance with your pup. Dogs a great company ❤️ This dress looks fabulous on you it’s a great color. Wonderful Blog 😊

        Enjoy your Easter, Nancy

  • Jodie
    Posted at 20:51h, 06 April Reply

    Sunshine is exactly what we need…on us for the Vit. D and on our bodies, because it’s a happy color.
    I just love those sandals. I bought some last summer but they aren’t my favorite. I may have to check if Mango still has these.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:54h, 07 April Reply

      So true. I have been enjoying sitting on our deck as it has been sunny the last 3 days. The sun makes a big difference on my mood. I think they are still in stock Jodie, I wanted a cognac tan pair to go with many of my neutral looks. xx

  • Patty Gale - Fear.less Girl Financial
    Posted at 15:36h, 06 April Reply

    I absolutely LOVE that color! That dress is gorgeous as are the accessories. Very well put together, especially for spring.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:04h, 06 April Reply

      Hello Patty, thanks very much! I loved this dress straightaway and look forward to wearing it out in the future.

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 15:16h, 06 April Reply

    You are killing me with this dress – I love it! I wish I could buy this for myself. Thanks for sharing your wonderful style Jess. Stay safe too. Jacqui x

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:25h, 06 April Reply

      Aw, I know! I am tempted to buy another color or print! I really need tops but I gravitate toward dresses often. Thank you Jacqui! the same to you! xx

  • eva @ CostumeTakeOut
    Posted at 12:12h, 06 April Reply

    very lovely Jess! great color, and i love feminity!
    xo eva

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:24h, 06 April Reply

      Thank you Eva! Me too, the flouncy style was up my alley! xx

  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 11:00h, 06 April Reply

    This dress hits all of the right notes for you (see what I did there?). The color is great and the soft ruffles really flatter you. My boyfriend used to play John Denver music on his guitar and sing–so I know lots of his songs!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:12h, 06 April Reply

      Hi Kim! Well done on the pun! Thank you! I really love this dress and am thinking of it in another print. I really do need cute tops though, so we’ll see. Yes, John Denver and Neil Diamond were played by my Dad. I also remember in the 4th grade I started guitar lessons andhad a John Denver book. 🙂

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 07:13h, 06 April Reply

    I do love that John Denver song – and sunshine is so good for us. We are going to have a rainy week here but we kinda need it. Love this dress on you – hard to believe it’s Target! Looks much more expensive. The color is so god on you and of course the cut and style – FABULOUS!
    xo,
    Kellyann

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:37h, 06 April Reply

      Thank you my friend! My Dad used to love JOhn Denver so he played his music often when I was little. It is going to rain here more this week too. I love this dress, I am considering n another color. xo

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