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Karina Dresses – Megan in Breezy Hill Floral Dress

Morning!

You know, Karina and I go way back. I’ve made friends with Ruby, Megan, Audrey, and Katharine. If you don’t know, they are all styles by Karina Dresses, a company I have worked with since a year or so into the blog. Their styles are made in the USA, and wrinkle free. I would have to say my best friend is Ruby, ( a wrap style dress) but the other girls are a close second! I can’t pass up a pretty, large floral print and chose the Megan in Breezy Hill.

It is that time of year that you are thinking about trips or planning one. We hope to go away in the fall, but it really depends how plans come together. If we can get it together, we may yet be able to go somewhere for summer, possibly Tennessee in the mountains. One of my favorite places to visit is the Smokey Mountain, but think we may be looking at a VRBO to bring the puppies. . I mention this, as I always pack at least one or two Karina dresses. I can throw them in my suitcase and I don’t have to iron them or worry about them wrinkling.

I usually bring one pair of earrings that will go with all of my outfits. I am not a heavy packer. This dress, is the Megan, a 1940’s inspired dress, with puff sleeves and a knee length style. i loved the colors and the bolder floral pattern, along with the pastel colored accents. I thought it the perfect dress to take out my periwinkle blue Brahmin bag. I’ve had this bag for years, and Brahmin is one of those mid priced designer bags that is made so well. I just had to take it out to complement the colors in the dress!

I added my older pink chiffon LOFT cardigan and my blush pink brooch – for added pastel prettiness.

Have you tried Karina Dresses? Are you a fan of florals?

Have you read the last Karina Dress post- Maritime Mint with my Neice and Sister

Read this older post on one of the Megan dresses in a different print.

One of my first Megan dresses in this post, where we rode a 1940s Smokey Mountain Railroad.

*I was gifted this dress from Karina Dresses. My opinions are truthful and my own.

Outfit-

Megan dress in Breezy Hill c/o Karina Dress

Bag- Brahmin ( older style.. love this one)

Pearl sandals- Betsey Johnson via DSW

Brooch-Vintage

Earrings-Charming Charlies

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Have a great day!

Jess xo

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21 Comments

  • Reply
    thestylesplash
    June 14, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    That has to be one of favourite Karina dresses! I love the gorgeous floral print! Thanks for linking up!

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

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    Laura || Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    June 8, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    I love the floral print on this dress! I also love that the background color is green! That is so different and I love that bag too, such a pretty color!

    • Reply
      Jess Jannenga
      June 9, 2018 at 9:52 am

      Thanks so much Laura! I did like the contrast of the darker green with the pastel colors. thanks! xx

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    Linda Cassidy
    June 8, 2018 at 10:59 am

    such a pretty look. Love the dress and the blazer. Don’t forget to come link up over at A Labour of Fashion my Thursday Link

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    passion fruit, paws and peonies
    June 6, 2018 at 11:34 am

    Lovely dress on you Jess – the green is perfect on you! Your brooch is super pretty, love it! xx

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 6, 2018 at 11:55 am

      Thanks so much Maria! Karina makes some lovely dresses! I have a vintage brooch collection I enjoy wearing. xx

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    Claire Justine
    June 5, 2018 at 1:55 am

    What a lovely outfit Jess. I love your dress and the heels on your sandals 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays. Hope you can join us tomorrow.

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 5, 2018 at 11:21 am

      Thank you Claire! I wear these sandals often, the pearls were it for me! xx

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    thisblondesshoppingbag
    June 4, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    Oh Jess, I just love a good brooch! And if it’s vintage that’s even better! Karina dresses were made for you – each style looks so good on you! The colors in this one are gorgeous and that Loft cardigan is perfect. I have one Karina dress but I swear it doesn’t look that great on me. I probably need to give it another chance, I love the fabric. They really are perfect pieces to pack!
    Looking lovely as usual my friend!
    xo,
    Kellyann

    • Reply
      Jess Jannenga
      June 5, 2018 at 11:21 am

      Thank you Kellyann! I do enjoy wearing these dresses, they are so easy. Oh, yes, you would look great in them! what style do you have? My fav is the Ruby. xx

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    HelloIm50ish
    June 4, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    Jess,

    I love this dress on you!
    Your complexion and hair color go perfectly with this dress!

    Hugs,
    Robin
    https://helloim50ish.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 4, 2018 at 6:16 pm

      Thank you Robin! I love green and am a floral girl for sure! I love larger floral prints and thought the colors were pretty. We are trying to get our act together over vacation this year, and i would pack several of these, as I dont have to iron ! Happy Monday! xx

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    Cheryl Tucker
    June 4, 2018 at 11:32 am

    You always look so fabulous in dresses and this one is so pretty! I love the colors and style! Have a great day!
    Cheryl
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 4, 2018 at 12:02 pm

      Thank you Cheryl! I am all about dresses in the summer! I have a pair of white denim shorts and my jean skirt I will wear, but mostly dresses as you can’t beat the comfort. Enjoy your day too! xx

  • Reply
    Jodie
    June 4, 2018 at 9:08 am

    Dresses are definitely easy and perfect for the summer, and they always looks so great on you, Jess!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    Suzy Turner
    June 4, 2018 at 4:11 am

    A dress that’s wrinkle-free when on holiday sounds good to me, Jess! I do love the cut and the bold print as well. It looks beautiful on you. I love the addition of the girlie cardigan too!
    Have a wonderful week.
    Hugs
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

    • Reply
      Jess Jannenga
      June 4, 2018 at 9:40 am

      Thank you Suzy! I hope you are doing well! Yes, wrinlkle free is a dream! I like to pack several of these for dinner when we go somewhere. You too! xx

  • Reply
    Nancy
    June 4, 2018 at 2:52 am

    Those dresses are so very beautiful and elegant!

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