Snow Leopard - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Snow Leopard


HAPPY WED!  It finally got cool enough to wear one of my fall outfits! I titled this “Snow Leopard” as it is the combination of the grey and leopard spots, as opposed to the tan and black Leopard that distinguishes it. So at 65-70 degrees, I just said, time to dress for Fall








Today was a good day for me, as I haven’t been out in a couple of weeks due to some health issues. So , I take full advantage and my husband and I went to Firebirds, a nice chain restaurant, where we sat outside, and they are known for their Pineapple Martinis. They soak the pineapples in a huge container with vodka, for 24 hours and they are so delicious!! The restaurant, after almost 8 years of visiting, did some revamping of their menu. I do not eat red meat, so the new Portobello veggie sandwich was right up my alley!! Yum… roasted red pepper, portobello mushrooms, spinach, tomato, and goat cheese. Pretty yummy. Hubby had roast beef, fries, a bit of his usual fare.

I do most of my shopping on-line. 95% as a matter of fact. I know my sizes at the stores I usually frequent, like Ann Taylor, Loft, Banana Republic, so I buy online. From time to time, I like to try on some things. You all know, I dont wear pant often. But I HAD to try on these leather leggings at Ann Taylor, and surprisingly, they did not bother my legs and were comfortable. My size wasn’t there, and I wasn’t ready to pay full price, so I will keep an eye. I also bought something you might not expect me to wear.. ( no clues, you will see it next week).

I want to know what have you bought recently that was out of your comfort zone, that you ended up really liking?? 

Also, if you haven’t signed up yet for the Karina Dress Giveaway, go HERE to check it out!

Have a Wonderful Weekend

Jess xo

Dress: Dress: Loft ( years ago, similar), Banana Republic shrug ( ebay), tights ( H & M), Boots: Target , earrings: Charming Charlie, Handbag: Rebecca Mikoff, ( similar)

Linking up with Pleated Poppy, Random Wednesday, Happiness at Midlife, Perfectly Coutured, and Mix and Match Fashion.

  • fashionistamomma
    Posted at 22:36h, 19 October Reply

    Great outfit Jess!! Thanks for linking up for Stylish Saturday. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  • J @ Bless Her Heart Y'all
    Posted at 21:49h, 12 October Reply

    I LOVE your tights and those booties are fantastic! Love this look!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 21:51h, 12 October Reply

      Thanks sweetie, I guess you noticed I like funky tights 🙂 Back to the grind Monday, Hope you had a great weekend, jess xo

  • Janise
    Posted at 12:00h, 11 October Reply

    Love your leopard crop cardigan and your gorgeous earrings! I shop online 95% of the time too…so convenient!!!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:09h, 11 October Reply

      Yes it is! I love it 🙂 Thanks for coming by, jess xx

  • KizzyDoll
    Posted at 04:41h, 10 October Reply

    You look amazing doll, love the earrings and the stockings, so gorgeous 🙂 xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:22h, 10 October Reply

      Thanks Kizzy, I am a fan of patterened stockings, more to come! jess xx

  • eirinipapadopoulou
    Posted at 03:01h, 10 October Reply

    love the knitted dress!so stylish!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:22h, 10 October Reply

      thanks Irene, I am a big fan of sweater dresses jess xx

  • carmen
    Posted at 21:50h, 09 October Reply

    Glad you’re feeling better Jess and able to get out in the sunshine for a fantastic photo shoot! You’re just my style, I love everything! The little leopard shrug is sweet. Your earrings match your stockings! A lovely look!

    Have a wonderful Friday! We here in Canada are getting ready for our Thanksgiving weekend!

    ♥ carmen

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:21h, 10 October Reply

      Thanks so much! I love patterend tights for an outfit, glad you like it!! Enjoy a wonderful weekend, and your Thanksgiving, we have a little while to go here .xo jess

  • Lorna Mai (@LornaMaiLtd)
    Posted at 18:46h, 09 October Reply

    I am keen to try a pair of leather leggings but haven’t gotten round to it yet, I also do most of my shopping online as, like you, I can’t get out much. Glad you’re feeling a bit better. Your tights are such a fun accessory to your outfit.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:20h, 10 October Reply

      Thanks Lorna, Yes, I don’t think they will work for me, but I tried. I appreciate the well wishes,I am a fan of funky tights. I may Direct message u later 🙂 jess xo

  • Alex
    Posted at 15:58h, 09 October Reply

    Ah, how nice, a fellow funky tights lover 🙂 That shrug is very nice and I love the knit dress. I bought something similar for fall. Way inside my comfort zone tho. I buy outside of my comfort zone when I go thrift shopping! But honestly, with every month that passes on the blog, that comfort zone is changing 😉

    Alex – Funky JungleInstagram

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:48h, 09 October Reply

      This is inside my comfort zone, I love swester dresses and I have more funky tights. look forward to seeing yours! Great Alex, sometimes it is fun! jess xx

  • elb743
    Posted at 13:47h, 09 October Reply

    LOVE the title, the whole outfit, and the tights are amazing, as are the legs that are wearing them!
    Cant wait to see those leather leggings..
    Comfort zone..hmm…mine super big, so I don’t have to step outside it often.
    Feel well. Love those boots!
    xx, elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:05h, 09 October Reply

      Thanks Elle, Glad you liek the outfit. I love patterned tights, so there is more. I didnt buy the leather leggings as they didnt have the size I want . Thank you for the well wishes, xo jess

  • Shannon
    Posted at 13:30h, 09 October Reply

    You have the cutest tights! Love them with the leopard shrug! So pretty!

    <3 Shannon

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:35h, 09 October Reply

      Thanks Shannon, I have more where they came from, I love funky tights and glad you like the outift! jess xx

  • Chelsea
    Posted at 12:31h, 09 October Reply

    i love the tights, they add such dimension. I also adore your oxblood purse, loving the pop of color

    XO Chelsea

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:44h, 09 October Reply

      Thank you! Rebecca Minkoff has some great purses. This is my fav fall color. jess xx

  • Stephanie
    Posted at 12:22h, 09 October Reply

    I love the whole look! The snow leopard print is so pretty!

  • Jenna
    Posted at 11:49h, 09 October Reply

    Those booties are so fab! I can’t believe they’re Target, I may need to stop by soon 🙂

    xoxo jenna @ sincerely jenna marie
    PS- I’d love for you to stop by today to link up your favorite look!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:51h, 09 October Reply

      Thanks! Yes, they were a great find and comfy! I will stop by, jess xx

  • K. Elizabeth @ YUMMommy
    Posted at 11:41h, 09 October Reply

    Love, love, love the tights. They really make the outfit and give it an edgy feel.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:43h, 09 October Reply

      Thank you! I have a bunch of textured tights for the fall, they do give something extra. I appreciate you stopping by!! jess xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 08:21h, 09 October Reply

    Those tights! So fun! 🙂


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:23h, 09 October Reply

      Thanks Ashley< I wear a lot of funky tights in the fall, 🙂 jess xx

  • Claire
    Posted at 02:15h, 09 October Reply

    Perfection as always!

    God bless,
    XO, Claire

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:11h, 09 October Reply

      Thank you Claire! Have a wonderful week, jess xo

  • Laura
    Posted at 22:30h, 08 October Reply

    Those tights are so cute! Love this outfit!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:11h, 09 October Reply

      Thank you Laura, I am a fan of funky tights! jess xx

  • Marta
    Posted at 21:48h, 08 October Reply

    This is such a fun look on you & those tights are edgy but you pulled it off well!
    Marta, xo

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:08h, 09 October Reply

      Thanks Marta, You know how “edgy” I am, hehe, but I love patterned tights. 🙂 jess xx

  • ADA
    Posted at 19:04h, 08 October Reply

    You are bold and brave for wearing those tights. Their cool design is repeated on those cool earrings. A little retro 20s vibe going on, also. =)

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:56h, 08 October Reply

      thanks Ada! I have many other funky tights I will wear in the fall. I love pattened tights. Glad you like it ! jess xx

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 18:39h, 08 October Reply

    Those tights are so unique and fun! Love this look!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:49h, 08 October Reply

      thanks so much! I love fun tights, have a great week, jess xx

  • Amy
    Posted at 18:32h, 08 October Reply

    I have the same boots – although I bought them from River Island in the UK so maybe not the same! Love the tights aswell 🙂 Thanks for stopping by my blog, I’ve got a chronic pain condition aswell so completely understand the not being able to shop at stores for hours on end.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:49h, 08 October Reply

      thanks for stopping by Amy, sorry to hear of your condition as well. I just try and take advantage of the good days. Glad you like the outfit! Take care, jess xx

  • Suzanne Carillo
    Posted at 15:52h, 08 October Reply

    Those tights are so wild!

    I find myself sometimes picking up items while thrifting that are too good to pass up which are totally out of my comfort zone. The weird thing is that often they become one of my most loved pieces.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:28h, 08 October Reply

      Thanks Suzanne! Yeah, I can get pretty wild when it comes to tights! I just love how they can change an outfit. I wish I could thrift shop more, but it mostly is through Ebay and Poshmark, as I dont do well walking and standing for hours, Cool though, that you can get items and then really like them, buying them thrifting. Have a great day, jess xx

  • Happiness at Mid Life
    Posted at 10:36h, 08 October Reply

    Love those tights – just too fun and those booties too!

    I rarely purchase clothes that are out of my comfort zone since I will probably end up not wearing it. I have been intrigued by the jogger style pants I see lately and ordered a pair from Old Navy. We will see if I end up keeping it.

    BTW, I hope you will join me on Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:11h, 08 October Reply

      Thanks Alice, I will be there on Thurs. Glad you like it and the booties, another score from Target. I think you would look great in jogger pants, check H&M, I have seen styles there, and you dont have to dtop alot of $$. jess xx

  • Johanna
    Posted at 09:27h, 08 October Reply

    Loving these bold tights on you!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:10h, 08 October Reply

      Thank you Johanna! I love funky textured tights:-) have a great week, jess xx

  • Tiffany Ima
    Posted at 08:36h, 08 October Reply

    Lovely outfit. I really enjoy your booties!

    Tiffany Ima
    Style Honestly

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:58h, 08 October Reply

      Thank you, I am a fan of these, comfoftable and they go with everything. jess xx

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