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Turning Heads #Linkup-Foxcroft Collaboration: What Every Woman Needs- A Non-Iron Shirt Dress

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Hello Ladies

I don’t know about you, but I love to iron. Give me a big stack of clothes and let me do my thing! I’m kidding, Im kidding! I am sure there might be a few ladies that do enjoy it, perhaps it is relaxing for some, like taking a bubble bath. However. I like to decide what I am wearing, get dressed and go! I like to feel like I have getting ready down to a bit of a science. So, when Foxcroft NY, contacted me about collaborating , I knew after seeing the Taylor Non-Iron Shirt Dress, that would be my choice, and what women could use in their closet. As through my experience, most busy women want less hassle when getting ready in the morning. So comfortable, the shirt dress is one of my favorites for easy dressing!

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In addition to the appeal of this iron-free shirt dress, was the color (Serenity)as one of the Pantone’s Colors of the Year. I initially chose the pink version, however it was not available until October. No worries, as  I decided then, to combine the colors of the year (  Rose Quartz:) and ( Serentiy) for this put together look. I took out my pink rose scarf, added my vintage pale pink circular vintage brooch and also added pink champagne tones with my Rockport pretty floral pointed flats.  I wanted to combine the best of both worlds! For added texture, my  faux crocidile Brahmin Bag would do the trick. . Yes, I would be happy with blue, as my recent  linen dress purchase  is long, and a darker shade, so there was enough of a difference to “say yes to the dress!” I needed to add more blue into my wardrobe, so this would be a great piece.

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The shirt dress itself, ” owes its origins to the shirtwaist blouse, came about as part of the 1890s and the era of the New Woman.  As part of the uniform of the         the Red Cross , nurses and other practical jobs until it became more into fashion in the 30s and 40s, an extension of the men’s button down shirt.” *Wiki  It is the perfect dress for ease of dressing. When one wears a shirt dress, there are many options I have mentioned here on the blog before. Wear it as a jacket over white jeans, style it with leggings. style it with a vest. For a more casual look, slip on shoes in metallic are trendy this season! I had decided to mix floral prints with similar colors, the pink shades in both the scarf and pointed floral flats.

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What I love about Foxcroft is their wonderful service, as well as the many items they show that are staples in a woman’s wardrobe. Like this iron-free dress? Look at some of their wonderful iron-free button down shirts paired with jean leggings, that range in many different styles, colors and patterns.

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Outfit Details: Iron-Free dress c/o Foxcroft , floral flats c/o Rockport, Blue Larimar Open Cuff c/o Larimar jewelry ( sim), Bag: Brahmin, Scarf: Macys, Pin: Vintage brooch.  * c/o gifted items, opinions are all my own.

Linking Up with  Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Not Dressed as Lamb SHoe andTell , How I Spring Manic Monday, Monday MingleLinkup with Lisa Tues: Garaytreasures Link Up  Style Sessions,Walking in Memphis   Bless Her Heart Wed: The Pleated Poppy, Get Your Pretty On Style Me Wednesday  Watcha Wearing Wednesday,  Jersey Girl Texan Heart  Trendy Wednesday  Momsmorningcoffee Thurs: A Labour of Fashion,Reason to Dress, Throwback Thursday Friday:Passion 4 Fashion  ,Style Elixer    Fun Fashion Friday  / Forage Fashion, My Fancy FrIDAY

Most Clicked Ana of Looking Fabulous at 50 shares how she styled her white jeans. Black and white with a pop of pink! pretty.

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Pinterest Pic of the Week: Jodie of J Touch of Style shares how to add pops of yellow with your look. Love those yellow details!

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    Anna Marcus
    August 12, 2016 at 5:25 am

    Jess, I am totally obsessed with this look, sexy and young, this colour suits you so much. Thank you for hosting, I was very pleased to learn that my look was most popular

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 12, 2016 at 11:46 am

      Thank you Anna! I was pleasantly surprised when the pink was out of stock and i got the blue. Love it. xx

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    Nicole
    August 11, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style

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    Anna Shirley
    August 11, 2016 at 4:39 am

    I really don´t like ironing. If I can avoid it, perfect! This shirt dress is such a classic piece and you put it to another level with the floral pattern shoes and scarf. Beautiful and chic!
    Anna xoxo

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    Emma Peach
    August 10, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    I detest ironing! Whenever my mother-in-law comes to stay she clears the backlog, bless her. I really love how you’ve styled the shirt dress with the pretty scarf and shoes. The colours look so nice together 🙂

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

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    Tianna
    August 10, 2016 at 11:44 am

    you always look so classy and chic! love those floral shoes!

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    Sammy Hayes (@bargainbaglady)
    August 10, 2016 at 3:46 am

    I am loving this look its just fantastic! ps; not having to iron clothes is a dream come true in my mind!

    ps: the shoes are gorgeous!

    Sammy | Bargainbaglady.com X

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 11, 2016 at 9:02 pm

      Thank you! I chose the shoes from Rockport as I am drawn to florals. I appreciate the comment! xx

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    Anna Parkes
    August 10, 2016 at 1:42 am

    Jess, I have to admit that I’m one of these strange creatures who actually enjoys ironing. However, I’m not averse to taking a day off, so a non-iron shirt dress like this seems like a great idea. I’ve got something similar lurking in my wardrobe so you’ve inspired me to pair it up with some leggings for a change. Love those cute shoes and the whole pink accessorising you’ve chosen. Lovely!
    Anna x
    http://www.annasislandstyle.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:00 am

      Anna, some people do like it, and perhaps it can be relaxing. Thank you for the comment! xx

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    Jacqui
    August 9, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    Sorry I have to admit I do like ironing, Your whole look is fab, such a great scarf, and that bag is arm candy of exception! Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 10:58 am

      THank you! I know t is relaxing for some ! 🙂 x

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    Ashley
    August 9, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    Such a great shirt dress, lady! Love the color!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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    Ana from Mrs. American Made
    August 9, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    Great outfit and love me a no-iron piece, but my favorite thing is the COLOR of the dress. And it looks amazing with your hair. 🙂 A

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:01 am

      Thank yoU! I know I was pleasantly surprised when I wasnt able to get the pink and got this lovely blue! x

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    Meagan Brandon
    August 9, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    You totally had me going at the beginning of this post. I was like, what..really? I let my ironing pile up until I can’t stand looking at it anymore! haha. This is a perfect classic shirt dress and you know I love your Brahmin! 😉

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:02 am

      Hi Meagan! Yes, this is my only Brahmin , they make great bags! I know, I am a bit sarcastic at times! x

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    Lanae Bond
    August 9, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    I really did not know the origins of the shirt. It makes since that such functional dress would made for such a profession! You gave a history graduate some information she never heard before! I love how you styled your shirt dress an
    with the scarf!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:02 am

      Thanks Lanae, I am glad you appreciated a bit of the history, as I find that always interesting in fashion. x

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    Erica Valentin
    August 9, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    That dress is fantastic and i love the floral scarf too!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 11, 2016 at 8:59 pm

      Thank you Erica! I wanted some floral touches! I appreciate your comment! xx

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    Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    August 9, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    Love your classy dress! And the scarf is just the perfect touch. Thanks for linking up!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

      Hi Laura
      Thank you! I wanted to add some florals between it and the shoes. I appreciate your comment! xx

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    gracefulcoffee
    August 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm

    That scarf is so cute! Love this outfit <3

    Blessings,
    Edye | http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

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    Laura
    August 9, 2016 at 11:54 am

    I love anything that doesn’t need ironing! That dress is perfect and so versatile! Love the floral accessories you added!

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    Kim Tuttle
    August 9, 2016 at 10:56 am

    Love this look! The colors look great on you, such a tailored chic look. Amazing!
    Kim
    theknottedchain.com

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    Sheela Goh
    August 9, 2016 at 10:44 am

    So with you there, Jess, no iron is the best way to go where I’m concerned. That’s why I love garments fashioned from jersey, so comfortable, so flattering, so wrinkle-free GRIN as is this shirt-dress of yours. Incredibly sleek and chic too.

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:04 am

      Thanks Sheela, yes I love materials where there is no ironing. Glad you like the look! x

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    Laurie Duncan
    August 9, 2016 at 10:32 am

    I do love a pretty shirt dress, they never go out of style! 🙂

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    [email protected]
    August 9, 2016 at 10:31 am

    Beautiful shirt dress! It’s indeed such a versatile piece of clothing. And how great that you don’t need to iron it!!!!!! A BIG plus in my book!

    I love that you styled the blue with the pinks! So pretty! I guess Pantone knew what it was doing when it put these two colors together! 😉

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:05 am

      Thank you Andrea! I thought it might be a pretty combination! x

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    garaytreasures
    August 9, 2016 at 9:46 am

    Stunning shirt dress, I would wear this dress like crazy cakes. You look great Jessica!
    Rachel xo
    http://www.garaytreasures.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:38 am

      Thanks Rachal, it will get alot of wear! x

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    Amy Johnson
    August 9, 2016 at 9:46 am

    This dress looks amazing on you! My issue isn’t ironing so much, as when you bother to take the time to iron, only to sit down and your a wrinkly mess again. UGH!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:39 am

      So true! I have a couple of dresses like that! x

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    robjodiefilogomo
    August 9, 2016 at 9:29 am

    Wow…Jess—thanks for picking my post for this!!
    As for ironing—I actually use a steamer and 1-2 X a month, it’s a very zen habit!! I turn on the music and “play” with my clothes (although it happens to be more of my husband’s things–but that’s fine too)
    Not that I don’t appreciate non-iron items!!
    I love this dress—it’s so well fitted for you and don’t get me started about the shoes (sigh!!)
    Absolute loveliness!!
    jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:40 am

      Thank you Jodie! I know, I love the shoes and will collab with them again soon! Sure! Thank you for the lovely comment! x

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    Jennie
    August 9, 2016 at 9:28 am

    I Love a classic shirt dress, and one that is wrinkle free is infinitely better. This color looks wonderful with your pretty scarf and floral shoes! Great styling, Jess!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 13, 2016 at 11:40 am

      Thank you Jennie! I love these floral shoes 🙂 x

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    Theresa Campbell
    August 9, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Love shirtdresses. So classic. But the color of this one really stands out. Looks especially lovely with your hair color. The floral shoes and scarf with vintage pin are stunning accents. Great styling!

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    Amy Arnold
    August 9, 2016 at 8:54 am

    I hate things that need to be ironed! This dress looks great on you.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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    jaymieashcraft
    August 9, 2016 at 8:18 am

    No ironing???? Sold! Lol!
    Jaymie

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    marta
    August 9, 2016 at 8:13 am

    Such a cute shirt dress on you! Thanks for hosting Jess!
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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    Rebecca
    August 9, 2016 at 7:59 am

    Love this crisp Summer look Jess!

    I’m excited to start a two-peat collaboration with Los Angeles-based brand TOBI this week at the blog via a sexy outfit – come check it out & lemme know what you think!

    Happy Tuesday!

    Rebecca
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    Julie Wunder
    August 9, 2016 at 7:58 am

    What a great versatile dress! Bonus points for not getting wrinkled. Love the floral you added.

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    shelbeeontheedge1
    August 9, 2016 at 7:38 am

    Jess, I love this dress! The length is perfect and I love the covered placket! You have styled it perfectly, too. I actually do not mind ironing, in fact, when the mood strikes I do find ironing quite relaxing. However, there are many days that I can’t be bothered and I rely heavily on my steamer! Actually, I use my steamer almost every single day! I love the brooch on your scarf and I have been trying to find ways to wear my brooches more often. It is not too heavy on the delicate fabric of the scarf? That is always my fear that I will ruin my scarves!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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    Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    August 9, 2016 at 7:37 am

    Love Foxcroft! So chic on you, Jess!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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    Andrea Nine
    August 9, 2016 at 6:25 am

    I am not a fan of ironing so if course, this dress makes me so happy, not to mention, YOU look radiant in it and LOVE the scarf!!

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    Pam Greer
    August 9, 2016 at 6:16 am

    I hate to iron. It seems like I always iron in more wrinkles than it had to begin with!

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    Bogi Kenney
    August 9, 2016 at 5:41 am

    I am a BIG fan of Nono-wrinkle clothing and logically I tend to wear them more often. No hassle and my laundry basket stays under control. I love the classic design and the subtle hue of your dress, Jess! Adding that scarf was a great idea!It adds that casual elegance to the whole look.
    http://redreticule.com

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    Suzy Turner
    August 9, 2016 at 5:09 am

    I nearly fell over when you said you enjoyed ironing lol! I really fell for that one 😉
    I HATE it and needless to say because i hate it, I end up with a massive pile of ironing to do every few months! Bleurgh!
    LOVE the idea of a shirt dress that doesn’t need ironing. Genius! You look, as always, absolutely gorgeous Jess!
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

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    Tiina L
    August 9, 2016 at 3:28 am

    Ah, non-iron clothes! Can’t have too many of those, for sure. As far as I’m concerned, all clothes are non-iron…

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    Claire
    August 9, 2016 at 3:11 am

    Hi Jess, love your outfit!! Thanks for hosting 🙂

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    Sheree
    August 9, 2016 at 2:55 am

    Say no more when I read “non-iron” how clean and effort is this look, those floral flats and scarf details adds perfect amount of color.

    xo Sheree
    http://poshclassymom.com
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    Nancy Baten
    August 9, 2016 at 2:41 am

    There is a lot of Green in your linkup! But what a fantastic outfit Jess! It s a different color for you, isn t it? Gorgeous! And very versatile.

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    Jill James
    August 9, 2016 at 2:38 am

    The style and colour of this shirtdress is a winner and the no iron a bonus, although I don’t mind ironing as I appreciate a well ironed garment.Once again thank you for hosting Turning Heads Tuesday.

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    Rena
    August 9, 2016 at 2:26 am

    You almost got me with your love of ironing. LOL The dress and total look is fabulous. You did a great job of putting it together and you look beautifully elegant.

    Rena
    http://www.finewhateverblog.com

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    Katie
    August 9, 2016 at 2:23 am

    I don’t like to iron, plus I am really bad at it! I love the idea of wrinkle free clothes! This shirt dress looks fabulous on you! I love all of the floral accents too!

    -Katie
    http://hellokatiegirl.blogspot.com/

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    Vanity And Me
    August 9, 2016 at 1:27 am

    A perfect outfit! No ironing, one piece =you don’t need anything to go with it. What more could you wish for? And a gorgeous colour too Jess. Fabulous xx

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

      Hi Laurie!
      Thank you. I chose this dress due to the non ironing and I liked the color! I appreciate it, have a great weeekend! xx

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    happinessatmidlife
    August 9, 2016 at 1:07 am

    My closet is so stuffed that I have to iron clothes that are suppose to be non-wrinkle. so I iron everyday 🙁

    Love this pretty dress on you!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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    Mica
    August 9, 2016 at 1:06 am

    That’s a lovely shirt dress and so great that it doesn’t need ironing! I hate ironing so things that don’t need it get worn more often 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

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