Karina Dress: Grey Plaid - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Karina Dress: Grey Plaid


Hi Ladies,

Happy Monday. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. ( or weekend in general). I got to enjoy some turkey, and some of the traditional Thanksgiving fare with a bottle of Red Guitar, an inexpensive Tempranillo, which is one of my favorites. Today, I am wearing one of my favorite hats, as I love the cloths, the 20s style hat. I have about 3 of them so far, but here in Charlotte, there is a limited time to wear them.





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I wanted to wear my grey plaid Karina dress, the Audrey style, as I think this may be the one or two plaid items I have in my closet. I love grey and especially the dark grey with the dark red accenting color in the plaid print. Karina is pairing with Modcloth, as we style our dresses on the Style Gallery. If you find yourself liking my styling, I would love and appreciate if you would go to the Modcloth site HERE and click on the little heart on the page.

I think there are many ways to style this dress, another I thought to put together was taking an embellished white shirt and wearing it underneath the dress. This time, I took this vintage inspired cashmere rose grey cardigan, my hubby bought for me a few years ago, and wore it over the dress. The pattern mixing seemed to work well, as the colors are almost a perfect match to the dress. I added my Etsy vintage red jeweled pearl necklace, my black bow kitten heels, my favorite quilted bag, and then viola! the burgundy hat! I hope you like this ensemble.

I love these #Karinadresses  as they are very comfortable, and who can beat not having to iron them? I love prints and there is always much to choose from.

We were supposed to put the Christmas tree up this weekend, but you know how that goes,  what we think we can do, doesn’t always turn out. Hoping to get to some of these tasks this week.

This is also one of my styling as Modcloth, and if you like this, I would love it if you would let me know though going to the styling page HERE and clicking on the heart. Thanks!!

Also, if you need to sign up for the Karina Giveaway, and haven’t yet, to win some dresses, you can do so HERE.

Best wishes!

Have a great day!

Jess xo

Dress: c/o Karina dresses: Audrey. Hat: Boutique Asheville, Cardigan: Bluefly, similar, shoes: Poshmark, Handbag: Rebecca MInkoff , similar, Necklace: Etsy ( one of a kind, vintage)

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  • Jennie
    Posted at 12:05h, 04 December Reply

    Adore this look on you! This plaid dress is just lovely and complements your cardigan so well. Beautiful hat, too!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:31h, 04 December Reply

      thank you Jennie, I love 20s hats and thought the 2 pieces worked together 🙂 enjoy your weekeknd jess xx

  • marie
    Posted at 23:14h, 03 December Reply

    I have far too much plaid and was just shopping for more today!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:26h, 04 December Reply

      haha, there is alot of cute plaid out there. jess xx

  • J @ Bless Her Heart Y'all
    Posted at 22:49h, 03 December Reply

    I love this look with the plaid and floral print combo! it’s daring and I like it because it works! Thanks for sharing this! 🙂

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:26h, 04 December Reply

      Glad you like it! I thought the colors went well and I like pattern mixing when I get to it. jess xx

  • ladyinvioletblog
    Posted at 15:03h, 03 December Reply

    In love with that cardigan! Great outfit! I’m going to have to see if we carry that wine brand here in Texas, I just had a Tempranillo over the holidays, it was really good!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:52h, 03 December Reply

      THank you! Yes, I can recommend some as I am a wine “snob”, I just like good wines. Tempranillos are very smooth like a Pinot Nior. Glad you like the cashmere cardi 🙂 jess xx

  • Stephanie
    Posted at 12:58h, 03 December Reply

    I love the pattern mixing! You look gorgeous, as always!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:59h, 03 December Reply

      thank you Stephanie, this cashmere sweater is a fav from my hubby! jess xx

  • Melanie
    Posted at 06:36h, 03 December Reply

    Great outfit!
    Melanie @ meandrmr.com

  • cassidl
    Posted at 20:46h, 02 December Reply

    great dress but that hat, OMG I am in love with it, I am so fascinated by hats lately

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:18h, 03 December Reply

      Thanks Linda! I have 3 different 20s hats and this one called to me! jess xx

  • Laura
    Posted at 20:31h, 02 December Reply

    Cute dress! I love it with the floral!

  • elb743
    Posted at 20:20h, 02 December Reply

    Love it! The plaid dress with the floral cardi is perfect! I love that combination.
    lovely necklace too,
    enjoy that good win and warm Charlotte weather!
    xx, Elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:17h, 03 December Reply

      Thanks so much sweetie! You know I love my vintage finds and vintage wines 🙂 jess xo

  • Marianne
    Posted at 20:19h, 02 December Reply

    Great pattern mixing! Love that dress!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:16h, 03 December Reply

      Thank you Marianne! I liked the dark grey of it, glad you like my pattern mixing! take care, jess

  • Leanne
    Posted at 20:14h, 02 December Reply

    I absolutely love your hat! The outfit looks great! Be sure to join the Trendy Wednesday linkup tomorrow!


  • Marta
    Posted at 19:20h, 02 December Reply

    Cute plaid dress and love the hat on you!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:43h, 02 December Reply

      glad you like it and thanks, I am a fan of 20s hats!!

  • Johanna
    Posted at 18:06h, 02 December Reply

    You look like a lovely vintage doll. So pretty!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:42h, 02 December Reply

      Thanks Johanna!! Glad you like the outfit.!! jess xo

  • Amy Ann
    Posted at 15:22h, 02 December Reply

    Love the colors and print mixing in this look! So chic.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  • kelseybang
    Posted at 14:53h, 02 December Reply

    you look so cute in a hat! such a great outfit! I love it!

  • Zhuo
    Posted at 14:23h, 02 December Reply

    Love your hat! So pretty and makes you look like a British lady from a Movie:)


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:24h, 02 December Reply

      that is so funny! I watch alot of BBC and Downton Abbey! jess xx

  • Spashionista
    Posted at 14:17h, 02 December Reply

    Really a fan of the plaid and rose print mix, Jess, and the accessories are just beautiful!
    I’m on a plaid kick myself so I’m glad to see I’m in good company 😉


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:20h, 02 December Reply

      Thanks Alicia, this is the only plaid I own. 🙂 Glad you like it! take care, jess xx

  • Shauna
    Posted at 13:47h, 02 December Reply

    I really love that cardigan, I haven’t seen anything like it! So perfect for fall/winter..



    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:03h, 02 December Reply

      thanks so much, hubby bought at Bluefly last year, it is cashmere and soft 🙂 jess xx

  • cynthiateri
    Posted at 13:01h, 02 December Reply

    That plaid dress is perfect! I love the color of it, and wow you have amazing red hair!! Love it!

    Sensibly Sharp
    Find me at : bloglovin’ | facebook | instagram

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:20h, 02 December Reply

      thanks so much!! Glad you like the look, xx jess

  • Stella
    Posted at 09:04h, 02 December Reply

    Aw :3 You look great!! Really love the look. So elegant and chic.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:14h, 02 December Reply

      thanks so much Stella! I love my #karinadresses! jess xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 07:16h, 02 December Reply

    Such a pretty plaid dress, Jess! 🙂 Love it on you!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:13h, 02 December Reply

      Thank you Ashley! One of my #karinadresses once again, my only plaid 🙂 jess xx

  • Sabina “OceanblueStyle” B
    Posted at 05:37h, 02 December Reply

    Jess great choice of dress, fits you perfectly and the feminine cut is just so chic! Have a great december! Talk soon! xo Sabina @Oceanblue Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:12h, 02 December Reply

      HI Sabina! Thanks so much it is one of my #karinadresses, I am a big fan . Hard to beleive it is Dec 1st! jess xx

  • Porcelina
    Posted at 04:42h, 02 December Reply

    That hat is utterly adorable on you! Love it. Very cute dress also. x

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:11h, 02 December Reply

      Thank you Porcelina! I thought it was right up your alley! jess xx

  • Happiness at Mid Life
    Posted at 02:06h, 02 December Reply

    This is probably one of my favorite looks of yours (and it’s not even an Ann Taylor piece). I love cloche hats and this one is gorgeous. Everything is just perfectly styled.


    P.S. Stop by & enter for a chance to win a blanket scarf & an amazing mascara.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:11h, 02 December Reply

      Hi Alice! Thanks so much. This is the one item of plaid in my closet, but I loved the colors. I know funny! I have about 3 of these 20s hats and love them! xx jess

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 21:01h, 01 December Reply

    I love this retro and ecclectic look on you Jess! First of all how great is that hat on you? Not many people can pull that off…but you did 🙂 I also love your mix of plaid with the floral cardigan, it has a vintage look, I think you did a fab job styling this girl!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 21:23h, 01 December Reply

      Thanks so much Nora, I don’t do alot of pattern mixing, but I do understand the concept and thought the cardi was perfect for it. Glad you like the look and the hat, i love 20s hats Take care, jess xx

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 20:07h, 01 December Reply

    Oh my gosh …. super adorable outfit with such cool retro vibe! And of course I clicked the heart! 😀
    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 21:21h, 01 December Reply

      Thanks so much! 🙂 Glad you like it! I am a fan of 20s hats, I appreciate the heart love 🙂 jess x0

  • Alexandra B.
    Posted at 16:22h, 01 December Reply

    Such a great pattern on that dress! And so fancy pairing it with roses. Looking great!

    Have a nice evening 🙂

    Alex – Funky Jungle – Marc Jacobs Giveaway

  • Monica Roese (GlamVolution)
    Posted at 12:38h, 01 December Reply

    Hi Jess! You look so pretty and lady like in your Karina dress! I’m am obsessed with your hat!! Have a great week!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:06h, 01 December Reply

      THANKS so much! glad you like ti! You too, jess xx

  • KizzyDoll
    Posted at 07:30h, 01 December Reply

    Stunning doll, love your tartan dress, amazing :)) Happy December to you xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:46h, 01 December Reply

      Thanks to you too Kizzy! I will stop by your site today doll, you too!! jess xx

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