Holiday Gold Look Plus Obaku Denmark Watch Giveaway! - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Holiday Gold Look Plus Obaku Denmark Watch Giveaway!



Hello Ladies, I hope you enjoyed the weekend!

I always feel like December rushes through the month, while other months drag on. I think it is all the preparation and anticipation that comes with the Holidays. All of the memories and traditions we may try and recreate with our families this time of year. Last night, we attended a party on a boat, enjoying the lights from the houses that were waterfront. Good food and drink were offered as was the Captain’s attempt at humour. He did try so hard! He did have a captive audience though.  This was one event that was something different for us, and we enjoyed the company. Between shopping for gifts and just all of the day to day, we still have to decorate the tree and add more of the Christmas Spirit around the house. I bought a new Santa Suit for my boy, Gibson, at Michaels, as the quality of his suit over my girl’s was just not the same. The difference between Target one year and the next. I am sure you will see them in their suits soon here on the blog. My girl Truffles tail actually starts wagging the moment I take it out. Anytime I wear gold during the holidays, the song by Burl Ives creeps into my head, “Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold, Everyone wishes for silver and gold…

Today I decided instead of the traditional red or green, I would go for a gold and off-white look. Yes, there is lace involved. You may see more and more of it, as I have a fondness for well made delicate lace, as well as faux leather and faux fur.  However , each lace skirt I have is uniquely different from the scalloping to the bottom to the leather waistband. The necklace is new, and I went for a somewhat understated long necklace with a taupe stone surrounded with gold. I am not a girl that does “heavy on the bling”. The sweater is from Ann Taylor, and it is light and delicate with a peplum shape that would flatter any figure. There are gold flecks in the skirt, also from Ann Taylor, but the scalloped bottom and intricate lace captured my eye when I saw this on line a few years ago, it was a part of their Holiday Collection, but I knew I could wear it anytime.  You have seen it on the blog. The earrings are were bought at Lipp, a boutique near us, and I love the way they sparkle with gold. I decided to add a bit of color to this neutral cream/gold look by adding my most cushioned Vareli red bow shoes, and GiGi red leather clutch. The shoes are favorites as it feels as I am walking on small pillows, who wouldn’t want that! I am collaborating with Obaku Denmark to offer you this off white gorgeous gold watch, perfect for the season and beyond. I have truly enjoyed working with them, and find their product to be very elegant and fashion forward. This is the second time I have worked with them, and love the service and the philosophy behind Obaku. Let’s face it they make gorgeous watches!









This watch was gifted to me by #obakudenmark. * All opinions my own.
Sweater Ann Taylor ( few years old) Skirt: Ann Taylor ( Holiday collection, older), Necklace: Charming Charlie, Earrings: Lipp Boutique, Clutch GiGI New York, Shoes: c/o Marmishoes USA , watch c/o Obaku Denmark

Today I am offering another GIVEAWAY from OBAKU DENMARK. I chose this beautiful gold watch with an ivory leather wristband, and gold surrounding the watch face. There are 2 small crystals on each side of the face, that gives it even more elegance. The minimalist style, simplicity and elegance of the Obaku Denmark watch is what I am drawn to. There are no numbers on the dial and the clean style represents the Zen Philosophy that Obaku represents. I had a Giveaway and received  gorgeous brown toned watches that I chose for their style and brown metal mesh wristband. You can read about my LAST GIVEAWAY with OBAKU DENMARK HERE.

Here is the Giveaway and Watch that the winner will receive. It retails for $159.00 and is the watch I am wearing. View it HERE as well. Good Luck!

All opinions are my own. The giveaway will end on Dec 29, 2015 at 12am EST. Winners will be drawn via widget. Once a winner is drawn they will have 48 hours to reply before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to anyone in US, excluding Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico  and you must be 18 years of age or older. Giveaway not affiliated with Facebook & I release them of liability. Winner will be posted in the widget. You must submit your email to be a part of the giveaway, The SPONSER is responsible for shipping and delivery of the prize unless otherwise stated and the owner of are not liable for prize delivery or receipt. . All entries will be verified before winner is notified and any invalid entries will be disqualified.

Due to the Holidays, the watch will be shipped between Dec 30-Jan 4th. 


$159.00 USD
Case: Gold
Dial: Gold
Strap: Leather Strap
Water Resistant: 3 ATM
Size: Ø28mm
Design by Christian Mikkelsen


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Also, be there for tomorrow’s TURNING HEADS TUESDAY LINKUP! I look forward to seeing you there!


  • Johanna Spenser
    Posted at 08:03h, 02 August Reply

    I am a woman in my 30s. I happened to stumble upon your blog, and have just become very inspired by your elegant poise. I do admire your classic appeal and grace. I recently bought myself a marvellous watch with a lovely black leather strap from Larsen Watches, and I think you’d like to check them out. I also have a great love for dogs, I have the most adorable little cocker spaniel named Elsa (after the lion cub). I wish you and Truffles the very best. – Johanna Spenser

  • Deanna Lynn
    Posted at 10:41h, 28 December Reply

    I like that the watches are so slim. I don’t like to wear bulky watches.

  • Deborah Caudill
    Posted at 08:00h, 27 December Reply

    I like these watches because kf the streamlined designs made wuth the highest quality materials.

  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 03:13h, 27 December Reply

    Love the mix of textures in this outfit! Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope you had a wonderful Christmas. See you in 2016!


  • Sharon Rooney
    Posted at 19:54h, 23 December Reply

    Obaku watches are very stylish and reasonably priced. So many beautiful watches it would be hard to choose just one.

  • Ashley
    Posted at 15:52h, 22 December Reply

    Love how simple and classy they are

  • Rachel
    Posted at 07:37h, 22 December Reply

    You looks so classy and elegant! your outfit looks good on you!

  • Margaret
    Posted at 23:12h, 21 December Reply

    the simplicity!

  • Anna
    Posted at 11:23h, 21 December Reply

    You look stunning & classy! I love your clutch & earings! And what a lovely watch. Amazing xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:20h, 21 December Reply

      Hi Anna, thank you so much. I chose this watch as i thought it looked classy, good luck! stop by the blog after the Holidays. x

  • Megan_Ballard
    Posted at 17:28h, 20 December Reply

    Love Love Love the skirt. You look great and what a great giveaway. xo~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:45h, 21 December Reply

      Thank you Megan, it is one of my favorite, hope you tried for the watch, it is lovely! xx

  • Deborah Caudill
    Posted at 15:47h, 20 December Reply

    I like that all their watches are designed to make a statement of strength, elegance with a sleekness in design that inspires. I love their statement of donating to planting trees for every wood product they make. Their logo means Circle, which implies circle of life of their wood warches and other products.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:46h, 21 December Reply

      thank you for replying and best wishes on the contest. i do love that about the Obaku philosophy as well.

  • jcamp2020j
    Posted at 15:06h, 20 December Reply

    I was browsing thru the ladies watches and loved that you could see by strap. I prefer a leather strap. Most are quite beautiful… so much so , that it would be difficult to choose which I would like best! Great workmanship.

  • Anna Parkes
    Posted at 12:18h, 20 December Reply

    Lace is such a good signature fabric for you – it’s pretty and delicate which is just like you. I love the pairing of the peplum top with the skirt, and the contrast colour is great for the shoes and bag. You have a unique style, Jess.
    Anna’s Island Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:48h, 21 December Reply

      Hi Anna!
      Thank you so much. I have always loved well made lace, so sweet of you to say. Wishing you a Merry Christmas! xx

  • Natalie Brown
    Posted at 02:10h, 20 December Reply

    I love that their designs are so elegant. The simple designs are lovely but so are the rhinestone & colorful ones too.

  • Allyson Hemric
    Posted at 22:48h, 19 December Reply

    I love the timeless clean design!

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 22:17h, 19 December Reply

    Gorgeous elegant look Jessica. I need a lovely lace skirt like this one.
    Thank you for linking up to “Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me”
    Rachel xo

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:49h, 21 December Reply

      Thank you Rachael, this is one of my favorite skirts, you would look lovely in one too!. Merry Christmas

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 09:02h, 19 December Reply

    What a chic classy watch! I’m so entering! 🙂

    And thanks so much for being a part of Fun Fashion Friday!


    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:47h, 19 December Reply

      I have this one and love it, Good Luck!! and Happy Holiday!xx

  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 19:04h, 18 December Reply

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. I will have a Xmas linkup party on Thursday. I hope you can make it. Love the skirt

  • Elle
    Posted at 14:07h, 16 December Reply

    Oh Jess, I love this pretty off white and gold outfit, with such lovely details and that splash of seasonal red in the shoes and bag! fabulous outfit inspiration that is a bit out of the box, but gorgeous! Love the watch and jewelry too!
    xx, Elle

  • Christy Peeples DuBois
    Posted at 11:11h, 16 December Reply

    I love this watch and learning that they are made with clean lines, are minimalistic and made of quality to last a life time explains why I like it so much.

  • Lisa@dreamznwishz
    Posted at 02:37h, 16 December Reply

    You look beautiful, Jess. Love that skirt.

  • Ada
    Posted at 09:19h, 15 December Reply

    That watch is so elegant and sleek. Very feminine too. I want to win it badly. I love this Winter White Outfit head to toe. The sweater, skirt, earrings, necklace and flats are all very pretty.

  • Carrie
    Posted at 21:22h, 14 December Reply

    Very pretty, Jess! Love the pops of red with this look. Thanks for linking up with us today. Hope you’re week is wonderful!

  • sandypatti
    Posted at 18:19h, 14 December Reply

    I adore ivory-on-ivory and the red accents are perfect, Jess! Thanks for sharing, xox

  • cherie james
    Posted at 13:55h, 14 December Reply

    The red shoes and bag a so pretty against the off white lace. Such a nice holiday outfit Jess. The watch is the perfect accessory.


  • Lucy
    Posted at 10:58h, 14 December Reply

    Such a classy outfit. The skirt is so beautiful.

  • asallows
    Posted at 09:59h, 14 December Reply

    This lace skirt is so elegant, and the watch is just beautiful!

  • Alissa
    Posted at 09:55h, 14 December Reply

    What a pretty watch! I love how it would go with everything! I hope I win!
    The Adored Life

  • James
    Posted at 03:25h, 14 December Reply

    I like the classy and elegant design.

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