Layered Look with Tweed/ Valentines Day Look - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Layered Look with Tweed/ Valentines Day Look

 

Hello Friends,

How was your weekend? Ours was pretty low key, just doing some things around the house, hanging my dad’s photography and trying to keep up with and get a jump on “spring cleaning”! Sundays I go to the gym and I having just got the “go ahead” to lift weights,  seems that I went a bit too “gung ho” the last few times. I truly don’t notice it at the time.. but 2 days later my shoulders are telling me to “cut it out!” Well, I live and learn.I thought it was about time I wore some vibrant red and brought out this cute red cardigan from Banana Republic. I purchased this through Poshmark, which is kind of an on-line thrift store that sells gently used or new items from individuals. (I will be publishing a post on How to shop there soon!)  For me, details are important in my clothes and I loved the little chiffon roses and  beaded detailing on this sweater. I thought of all of the textures and fabrics I love to wear in the winter, I knew it was time to break out the tweed! I have many tweed items in my closet from blazers to skirts and this black and white tweed flounce skirt has served me well through the years. I decided to pair it with this look and wear a bowed silk white blouse underneath for additional style. My black military jacket , boiled wool with intricate silver buttons, is great for layering as it is not lined and provides just a bit more warmth and style.

My croc textured block heels from Zara are worn here with grey patterned tights to again, play with texture as I love to do. This is more of a casual look for Valentine’s day, and frankly that is pretty much our day. We really don’t celebrate Valentines day other than a giving a lovely card and enjoying some excellent wine and dinner at home.

JOIN IN TOMORROW FOR TURNING HEADS TUESDAY WHEN I WILL BE CELEBRATING 3 YEARS OF BLOGGING!

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

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14 Comments
  • 창원출장안마
    Posted at 19:35h, 29 March Reply

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  • Nicole Mölders (@HighLatitudeSty)
    Posted at 00:47h, 10 February Reply

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Great outfit!

  • jacqui
    Posted at 17:26h, 09 February Reply

    Such a pretty cardigan, with lovely detail. Perfectly finished outfit Jess. x Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

  • Patti
    Posted at 14:49h, 06 February Reply

    Love this red plus tweed, and those shoes are simply the Boss. Thanks for linking up, xox

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:44h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Patti! I love Zara and their shoes. Have a wonderful week my friend! xx

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 10:03h, 06 February Reply

    I love that you went with shoes with this outfit instead of boots, Jess!!
    I feel like I get into a rut in the winter months and forget about my regular shoes!! Although we did have a heat wave this weekend, and I did bare my legs—LOL!!
    I know I’ve said it before, but your mixing of textures is superb!! The eyelet blouse, the flowers on the sweater, the tweed and then lace tights!! It works so perfectly in your hands!
    jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:07h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Jodie, I think that is one reason I enjoy dressing in the winter. Yes, shoes! I know what you mean, you instinctively reach for the boots! Sounds like a nice weekend, ours was a bit chilly!

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 08:13h, 06 February Reply

    I love this look on you. It is so feminine and pretty, but the tweed skirt keeps it from being too over the top. I love the detailing on your sweater! The white blouse and bag add the perfect amount of brightness to the outfit. You look lovely! – Amy
    http://stylingrannymama.com/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:08h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Amy! I love the little details and was ready for some tweed. Enjoy your day! xx

  • Leslie
    Posted at 06:32h, 06 February Reply

    This is such a great look…so classic and feminine! I just adore seeing your looks…keep them coming!!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:09h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Leslie, your comment means a lot to me! xx

  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:48h, 06 February Reply

    What a stunning shoes!I love them! And that is a beautiful cardigan, I was looking for a red cardigan to wear on a pink skirt. Didn t find it yesterday(I shopped a little).

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:10h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Nancy! Glad you like the look, I could see this with a pink skirt too! xx

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