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Pink shades and crochet

IMG_1874   IMG_1881   IMG_1882   IMG_1891   IMG_1902   IMG_1908   IMG_1911   IMG_1909   Hi Ladies, Remember the 80s movie with Molly Ringwald “Pretty in Pink”?? How do you wear pink?

A different skirt from the crotched pencil skirt I had on a week or so ago, this is more of a salmon pink color. Who can say no to pink? What is it that makes it so attractive to women? Pink roses, light pink, ballerina days( I used to be one)? What images does pink conjure up in your head? I always think femininity, flowers, delicate… Here I decided to pair a cream fitted jacket to break up the monochrome look. The skirt is a delicate crotched pattern, and I added this handmade necklace from Vintage Ooak Designs via Etsy. A bib necklace, this just kind of looks like a bouquet resting below your neck and I love that the shades are ombre to add interest in more pink tones. Does wearing pink make you feel feminine? Do you wear much pink in your wardrobe, and if so what shades attract you?

Have a great day!

I love this pinkish salmon heels by Sofft. When I could wear heels, I often wore wedges, I and just thought these were very cute.

Skirt: Loft ( old, similar), Jacket ( Target), Pink top ( Ann Taylor), Bag: Brahmin ( Ebay), Necklace ( Etsy: Vintage oOak Design)

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  • Darlene
    Posted at 00:14h, 15 April Reply

    I love pink. My favorite shade is what I call ‘bubble gum’, however, I will wear any shade that catches my fancy. I wear it year-round, as well.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:58h, 15 April Reply

      Great> I like certain shades of pink, has to be not to bright, but go with my skin tone. I say, no rules! Why not wear it year round

  • Erica D.
    Posted at 22:25h, 14 April Reply

    I loved that move, Pretty in Pink!! It was one of my favorites.
    I love the skirt and the top you are wearing in this. They are awesome. I am really liking the skirt though. Pink was never a color I could wear but it looks great on you.

    • Jess
      Posted at 10:49h, 15 April Reply

      Thank you. Yes my wardrobe contains a good amount of pink and i could use more greens and blues, but that will have to come later, my budget is a bit ahead. I love textured skirts, thanks!

  • wockyjabber
    Posted at 19:09h, 14 April Reply

    That necklace is so pretty! Great look, Jess!

    • Jess
      Posted at 10:50h, 15 April Reply

      I am glad you like the necklace, it is handmade and I just thought it would even make a plain t shirt look good. I love what you pick as accessories as I can tell the artist in you!

  • woodlucker
    Posted at 19:05h, 14 April Reply

    I think you look pretty in this color of pink. It compliments your hair beautifully. I like the soft and textural touches of this outfit. Looks like a great day were you live. I like pink and have some pink jeans I enjoy wearing.

    blue hue wonderland

    • Jess
      Posted at 10:55h, 15 April Reply

      Thank you. I do like skirts with texture at times. Yes, it was a very nice day taking these pics, we are getting warmer days here in Charlotte. I bet you look great in your pink jeans. You always look stunning

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 18:36h, 14 April Reply

    Pink is one of my favorite colors in all its many shades. I actually wore a pale pink Burberry Trench to church yesterday over my otherwise all-black ensemble 🙂 You look beautiful in your “pinks” and I really love the necklace!

    How does wearing pink make me feel? Calm, pretty, and most definitely feminine.

    • Jess
      Posted at 10:53h, 15 April Reply

      Mary! I like that idea. I bet it looked great. I bet that was some unexpected color with black. Glad you like the necklace, Etsy to the rescue! I appreciate you answering my question., too, so true!

  • whosaprettygirl
    Posted at 09:33h, 14 April Reply

    You look beautiful in this color! I’m more of a hot pink girl, myself. Lovin’ the necklace.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:26h, 14 April Reply

      Thank you. Yes, the other crochet skirt I have is more of a bright pink, this is more subdued, more of a salmon color. I saw this necklace on a blogger somewhere and liked it myself. Appreciate you comin by! jess

  • Monika
    Posted at 07:42h, 14 April Reply

    Hi Jess,
    you look “Pretty in Pink”. Yes , I remember the film. Your outfit is lovely, I love that beautiful necklace. The colours are really nice for you. Funny, I just bought skinny pants in pale pink, a bracelet and a necklace as I found so many nice pink Items in the stores.
    Have a good week.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:01h, 14 April Reply

      Hello Monika!
      Thank you, I appreciate the comment. I like the idea, pale pink skinny pants too, I bet they are going to look nice. Etsy is a great store to get unique pieces.
      Have a good week as well.

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