Linkup-Rose Fulbright- A British Lifestyle Luxury Brand/Beachwear - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Linkup-Rose Fulbright- A British Lifestyle Luxury Brand/Beachwear

 

Hello Ladies, I am bringing something I am excited about today. On Monday, I talked about what to wear when going out to dinner when vacationing at the Beach. Today, it’s all about what I am wearing while at the beach! I was recently introduced to this Luxury brand from the U.K, Rose Fulbright. She has been featured in all of these impressive magazines and I will tell you this designer had me interested from the get-go with her hand painted designs and love for vintage styles. Her items are stylish, classic and are of amazing quality, which is what I look for in garments I add to my wardrobe.” In 2015 Rose launched the Tropical Collection of silk lounge wear, which quickly became the brand’s best-selling range. She has been featured by British Vogue, The Telegraph and Lucia Van Der Post, among others. I will be sharing with you the beautiful Tropical print Beach Robe I had chosen from this collection today, as I share more about the company.

 

  * img courtesy of Rose Fullbright


Ms. Fulbright says, “Our selection of sophisticated beach cover-ups come in versatile organic cotton silk, which is immune to sand and sea, and has a luxurious sheen for effortless holiday elegance. The exclusive hand-painted print designs in bold and beautiful colours will ensure you turn heads on the beach, and keep you stylish from dawn to dusk and beyond.”

Turning heads… did you hear that friends?….  

Below, I was picturing in my head an afternoon with friends, enjoying the pool and sipping fruity cocktails as we enjoyed but yet protected ourselves from the sun with my robe, sunglasses and black beach hat.  I decided on a vintage inspired black one-piece swimsuit and white espadrilles to let the colors in the robe take center stage. Although I will be talking about Rose Fulbright Beachwear, the brand offers, in addition,  gorgeous silk/cotton lounge wear and lingerie. 

When I was contacted by Rose, I was initially introduced to her line as she spoke of her glamorous designs as inspiration from the 1910a to the 1930s. As you know, I have a love for things vintage, as I collect vintage brooches as well as love styles of dress from certain eras. I have included a video on how Rose designs her pieces and it is something to see. The task of hand painting images  on garments such  the beachwear I am wearing and the process it takes to complete a garment will be shared.

Ms Fulbright first said of her work,

” I am the founder and designer, and enjoy using colour and stylised natural forms to decorate my 1910s-1930s inspired loungewear and beachwear pieces. I design and hand-paint all our prints, and in the Tropical Collection’s case, I have used my grandmother Susan Williams-Ellis’ paintings (she is the artist, ceramicist and ultra glamorous granny behind Portmeirion Pottery).*Wiki

  • A percentage of profits from the first edition of the Tropical Collection will go to Oceana, a charity working on initiatives to preserve the worlds oceans.

All our garments are lovingly hand-made in London, to be treasured not trendy, conveying the Bloomsbury Set’s famous adage beauty in everyday life, and encouraging ladies to embrace colour, print and self expression in their clothing, whilst always remaining chic and sophisticated. Please read here to learn more about how  the Rose Fulbright Brand believes in making things ethical and sustainable, as well as supporting charities with the same philosophy.

From the website, ” Rose Fulbright was started in 2013 with the Classic Lingerie line, inspired by 1930s lingerie silhouettes. The range quickly gained popularity among women looking for stylish, luxurious alternatives to their every day lingerie. Fashion press delighted in the designs, and Rose Fulbright became a name synonymous with quality, luxury and the best of British design.”  I may just have to buy one of the bra sets!

It was tough deciding what to choose. I browsed through the lounge wear, and although I love my robes, these were quite glamorous in silk designs that flowed from the body. Gorgeous. As tempted as I was to have a robe or nightgown, I thought of the trips my husband and I will be taking to Tybee Beach next month, and to Italy’s Almalfi Coast next year. I do not currently own a beach cover-up ( I prefer the sound of the British “Beach Robe” sounds so much more stylish and positive ) so I was looking for one I could wear over my swimsuit.

I chose the Kauai Beach Robe, as I loved the colorful fish print inspired by her Grandmother’s paintings. The tropical fish seem to come to life as they are patterned in different angles swimming on this light and airy robe. The details of the robe are:

The Kauai Robe is a cocoon-shaped robe made from printed and white organic cotton silk. Featuring our renowned Tropical Print.

This robe has three-quarter length draped sleeves and is open at the front with a stylish contrasting lapel. It is made by hand in London, has 3/4 sleeves, in a one size fits all cocoon shape. The fabric is:

  • Fabric: 60% organic cotton, 33% silk, 7% hemp and is a combination of white fabric with printed Tropical fish pattern

I do love the pretty sea blues in the Coastal collection, patterns of blue shown in caftans, beach robes and scarves, but my eye was truly mezmorized by the colorful fish I could picture swimming in the seas, as Rose told me about her Grandmother’s painting of these fish as she scuba dived. Her Grandmother sketched the fish first on tracing paper underwater.

I knew I was going to have a fun photo shoot as my hubby ( photographer- comes cheap!) and I made our way down to the pool. No one in sight, at 11 Am, as I figured,  we needed at least an hour or more time to get in the photos I had in mind. As we wrapped up,  mother  with their children would make their way to the pool in the 90 degree heat, ready for a dip! . It was quite a bit of fun as I imagined the different poses that would show off this gorgeous ,fanciful,  Kaui Robe.

How could one not feel glamorous in this beautiful robe? I was wearing a work of art, meant to be an heirloom, and passed down. I love the design, the color, the comfort. I  love the elegance behind this beach robe, as it flows behind me when I walk around the poolside.   On her website, ” Every one of the garments is made by Rose who oversees the patterns, print and design.” This robe is machine washable. and each item is hand-made from fine fabrics using couture sewing methods, and Rose hand-paints unique print designs.”

Just a for fun, a “vintage inspired” black and white…  What I also love about Rose Fulbright and her designs is that the company supports manufacturers that use both ethical and sustainable practices. To learn more about what this means for this company, read HERE.  She is inspired by her travels and vintage pieces as well. I’ve always loved the elegance and style depicted by the early 1920’s.

I am happy to share with you this video in which Rose describes the design process to her work. Take some time and enjoy !

 

Post details:  Kauai Robe c/o Rose Fulbright  c/o- This item was gifted to me.** All opinions are that of my own.

Hat: ASOS

Sunnies: Coastal.com

Swimsuit: Target

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Let’s Turn some heads at Turning Heads Tuesday Ladies, I look forward to your fashion! Please do follow me on Instagram, as your host.

I hope you take some time to watch the video as well as browsing the Rose Fulbright site. So many gorgeous garments in which to treat yourself! 

Speaking of glamour and style, let’s share yours! With my weekly Turning Heads Tuesday Linkup you may post as many blog posts as you like in fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Please do follow me on social media as your host.

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63 Comments
  • Joi @INMYJOI
    Posted at 10:23h, 03 July Reply

    Love this wrap Jess!!!!
    http://www.inmyjoi.blogspot.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:27h, 03 July Reply

      Thank you Joi! It does make me feel quite glam 🙂

  • clairejustine
    Posted at 15:17h, 02 July Reply

    What a beautiful beach wrap, love the pattern 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and sharing at Creative Mondays Jess. I will feature your post tomorrow at the blog hop.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:38h, 03 July Reply

      Thank you Claire! Yes, It is lovely, thank you for the feature! I am so ready to take it to the beach! 🙂 xx

  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 00:49h, 25 June Reply

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style party!

  • Elle
    Posted at 15:50h, 23 June Reply

    Whoa Jess! You look amazing in the swin suit and I adore the handprinted robe, it is so exquisite and one of a kind. perfect for you! I also love the hat, and the way the sun bleed through it to create such a pretty pattern on your chest! I thought, at first it was necklace. Love the espadrilles, too, and the striped bag. I always admire artists and artisans, so Thanks for sharing this!
    xx, Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com

  • eldo2014
    Posted at 18:30h, 22 June Reply

    What a beautiful kimono! That black and white picture is magazine worthy lol!

    edwige | http://www.hypnozglam.com

  • Laura Marie (@lauramariescott)
    Posted at 10:53h, 21 June Reply

    What a beautiful collection, I do love luxury swimwear and haven’t heard of Rose Fulbright before. You look stunning in your images here!

    Love the detailed prints and colours.

    Laura xo
    http://www.shehearts.net

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:06h, 22 June Reply

      Thank you Laura! Her collections are so beautiful. Glad you like the photos! xx

  • Gail
    Posted at 10:30h, 21 June Reply

    The robe and delicious fish print is amazing and looks so good on you! And seriously, how great do you look in a swim suit!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:47h, 21 June Reply

      Thank you Gail! One can’t help but feel glamorous in this robe! Thanks so much! 🙂 xx

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 07:54h, 21 June Reply

    The robe is exquisite! When so much love and care goes into making a garment it feels truly special to wear. You look stunning!

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

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:43h, 21 June Reply

      Thank you Emma! Yes, I was very interested in the story of how she makes the garments and the time it went into it. I am looking forward to wearing it on vacation. xx

  • Suzy Turner (@suzy_turner)
    Posted at 07:02h, 21 June Reply

    You know how much I LOVE these photos from my comments on FB the other day! You look like one hot chick, Jess! I absolutely adore anything inspired by the 1920s / 1930s and therefore it goes without saying that I LOVE the gorgeous robe. WOW!
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

  • Sheela Goh
    Posted at 04:16h, 21 June Reply

    You look like a Hollywood screen siren, Jess!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:45h, 21 June Reply

      Aw, thank you Sheela, that is quite a compliment! xx

  • Debra Barretta
    Posted at 20:20h, 20 June Reply

    Her work is stunning! Thank you for introducing us to this wonderful artist. I will definitely be window shopping her web site. I really love your cocoon wrap. Great choice! The print and style really compliment you. Also, the black & white vintage inspired photo of you was divine. Hopoe you have a great week doll.

    Debra

  • Ruth Maldonado
    Posted at 17:41h, 20 June Reply

    You look beautiful! I love that kimono as a coverup! Absolutely beautiful!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 16:13h, 20 June Reply

    Beautiful coverup, Jess! You look amazing!!! Fabulous photos!

    Mary
    http://marymurnane.com

  • Ada
    Posted at 13:26h, 20 June Reply

    That robe from England is absolutely stunning. SO MUCH WORK AND ART went into it. I love it. The fact that her grandmother originally drew the pretty tropical fish!! What a beautiful print and style. You did it justice in this stunning shoot. Love the black one piece swimsuit, classy and comfy. I have been eyeing a similar one from Target and I need to get it already. I can see the 1930s in your entire look, Jess.

  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 13:19h, 20 June Reply

    Love that coverup. You look so cute!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 13:05h, 20 June Reply

    Wow! Hot mama!!!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.com

  • Laura B
    Posted at 12:22h, 20 June Reply

    LOVE this gorgeous coverup! It truly is a work of art!

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:37h, 20 June Reply

    I am loving this poolside chic look on you, lady!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 11:36h, 20 June Reply

    First let me say how amazing you look in that black classic bathing suit, the black and white photo has such an “old Hollywood” flare. Love the cover up too, its super fun.
    Nora

  • richardson4lisa
    Posted at 11:25h, 20 June Reply

    WOW! Such a great piece and you wear it like no other. The suit is perfect. You look so chic and ready for the pool boy to bring you a nice fruit drink!

  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 11:17h, 20 June Reply

    This coverup is so cool. One would expect flowers. The colorful fishes are a great surprise!

  • Erica Valentin
    Posted at 10:38h, 20 June Reply

    Such a cute cover up! You have amazing legs BTW!!!!

    Erica Valentin
    http://www.EricaValentin.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:26h, 20 June Reply

      Thank you, I love the colorful fish and style. Thanks for the lovely compliment! xx

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 09:39h, 20 June Reply

    WOW, Jess, what a figure you have- BRAVO! And, I am in love with that kimono and am headed over to check out their selection. Great post!!!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com
    STYLE NUDGE

  • Cheryl Tucker
    Posted at 09:33h, 20 June Reply

    Everything about this post is beautiful! You, the pictures, the suit and cover up and bag. Wow! I want it all! Peace!
    Cheryl Tucker
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:13h, 20 June Reply

    You look so glam and chic! What a cute coverup piece too. I love items like that for summer lounging!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • ee0926
    Posted at 09:12h, 20 June Reply

    You look amazing in your swimsuit, and your coverup is absolutely gorgeous!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  • LittleItaly2008 (@LittleItaly2008)
    Posted at 09:04h, 20 June Reply

    Jess, you look like a movie star in this outfit. I love the bathing suit cover!

  • Cristina - Memories of the Pacific
    Posted at 09:02h, 20 June Reply

    The cover-up is beautiful! I love the fish print 🙂

  • plutrell
    Posted at 08:38h, 20 June Reply

    Amazing Post, Jess. You look great in this line and I really love the suit and coverup! Thanks for introducing us to it and for the the link up!

  • Laura
    Posted at 08:35h, 20 June Reply

    What an incredible coverup! I love the colors and especially the print! This is gorgeous!

  • Andrea
    Posted at 08:34h, 20 June Reply

    What a beautiful robe! You look absolutely fantastic! Beautiful photos!

    Thanks for the linkup & Happy Tuesday!

  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt
    Posted at 08:11h, 20 June Reply

    These shots are gorgeous!!!! LOVE that beach robe. I think I need it in my life! Hope you have been well.

  • Jodie
    Posted at 08:01h, 20 June Reply

    That robe is exquisite, Jess!! It suits you to a tee!! And your going to the Almalfi coast? That’ll be a fabulous vaca!!!
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:22h, 20 June Reply

    Wow, Jess! This beach robe is absolutely stunning! You are looking magnificent, my friend! I am heading over to check out the brand now. It is so unbelievably pretty!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • Jill James
    Posted at 07:17h, 20 June Reply

    Just simply stunning Jess , you are quite the swimsuit model. The Kimono is really exquisite , a real work of art. A beautiful photo shoot, congratulations to your photographer.

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 07:04h, 20 June Reply

    You look amazing in your black suit! Your kimono is gorgeous! Love the print!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

  • Shelly @ The Queen in Between
    Posted at 06:59h, 20 June Reply

    Holy cow Jess…you look smokin’ hot! The print is beautiful and this suit works perfectly to accent all your best features.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:08h, 22 June Reply

      Aw, thank you Shelly! The robe is so glam and I got lucky with a suit long enough for my torso in Tarshay! xx

  • Savvy Southern Chic
    Posted at 06:14h, 20 June Reply

    The robe is gorgeous! Thanks for the feature!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:26h, 21 June Reply

      Thanks very much, I love the handpainted design, I couldn’t pass up the colorful fish! xx

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:14h, 20 June Reply

    Smokin’ HOT Pool Babe! Love that kimono and a classic black suit is everything! You look spectacular Jess!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:25h, 21 June Reply

      Hehe, you made me laugh! Thank you, Target came through with this suit, I also bought it in blue gingham! xx

  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:13h, 20 June Reply

    You look amazing!!

  • MIS PAPELICOS -Mis P
    Posted at 04:20h, 20 June Reply

    Thank you dear Jess for your fantastic link up.
    You look so beautiful

  • rachel
    Posted at 03:27h, 20 June Reply

    You look stunning Jess, like a pinup! the swimsuit looks like its a lovely quality too! i need new swimwear desperately.
    And wow, seeing my picture on your blog has made my day, most clicked, thats so so amazing!! thanks for featuring and hosting
    Rxxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:24h, 21 June Reply

      Thank you Rachel, what a sweet comment! I ended up buying this suit at Target, and they have some great one pieces. I was going to get Ted Baker, but they were too short for my torso. Glad you enjoyed it!xx

  • jacqui
    Posted at 03:14h, 20 June Reply

    Wow!!!! You look fabulous!!! What a figure. x lovely garments and photos too. Well done Jess. x Jacqui
    mummabstylish

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:23h, 21 June Reply

      Thanks so much Jacqui, what a lovely compliment! xx

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 02:54h, 20 June Reply

    That is super gorgeous Jess! I’m popping straight over to the site! Photos are amazing xx
    http://www.vanityandmestyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:23h, 21 June Reply

      Thank you Laurie, my hubby and I had a fun time with the photoshoot. People that trickled in at the end of the shoot were wondering what we are doing… I was thrilled to collaborate with Rose Fulbright, she is a very talented designer.

  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:14h, 20 June Reply

    You look like a million dollar! Wow! I love that print! My previous fitness room I decorated as a aquarium!

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