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THT- A Casual Romantic Look for Valentines Day

I am sharing a casual romantic look for Valentine’s Day today on the blog

rose chiffon tunic with spanx faux leather leggings and boots

rose chiffon tunic with spanx faux leather leggings and boots

My Casual Look

I gave a bit of history and poetry yesterday on the blog post- wearing traditional red for Valentine’s Day post. Maybe you are romantic but you don’t enjoy going out to meals that are a bit overpriced, crowded, and prefer a decadent meal at home with an excellent bottle of wine? We usually do stay home and celebrate in such a way, but this year we are going to Raylen Vineyards for their wine and truffle pairing. A great bottle of Cab and delicious chocolates; you don’t have to ask me twice!

This look will certainly fit the day. I received this silky chiffon tunic from Soft Surroundings a few years ago, and I just love the style and the beautiful rose shade.

Pairing it with my Spanx faux leather legging gives it a modern vibe and I added other plum tones to complete the look with my Italian leather boots and Treesje satchel. The details of the ruffled and braided style of the bag add to the romantic look.


And there is nothing like poetry to celebrate the day-

I wanted to share one of Valentine’s Day’s beautiful poems by Robert Browning.

The fountains mingle with the river,

And the rivers with the ocean.

The winds of heaven mix forever with a sweet emotion.

Nothing in the world is single,

All things by a law divine

In another’s being mingle– Why not I with thine?

La Casa

We have been thinking or (dreaming) about Spring here at my house and have ordered a new patio set and outdoor rug. I am also looking for some tall plants in planters to spruce up the area.

We have been looking at couches- mainly sectionals for our living room- and found out yesterday, it would be at least 6 months before it would arrive due to shipping delays! We just looking right now, but wow.

rose chiffon tunic with spanx faux leather leggings and boots

rose chiffon tunic with spanx faux leather leggings

rose chiffon tunic with spanx faux leather leggings and boots

Do you prefer to dress casually on Valentine’s Day?


Tunic- Soft Surroundings//Spanx Faux Leather Leggings//Sesto Meucci ( sim)  Booties//Tressje Satchel

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  • Alexandra
    Posted at 18:43h, 08 February Reply

    Oh these shades of rose! Love this look so much! Perfect for a Valentine’s on the town, or a night in.

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  • Lovely
    Posted at 00:21h, 04 February Reply

    The dress is gorgeous, and I love the color. Love the matching booties!

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

      Thank you Lovely! I like to take those booties out a few times a season.

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 14:57h, 03 February Reply

    This dress is so romantic and gorgeous! I love the color!


  • Cheryl Tucker
    Posted at 12:29h, 03 February Reply

    I love the poem. We have books of poetry all around our house. Yes to this look! Pefect for anytime even a romantic day!

  • Anna Marcus
    Posted at 03:20h, 02 February Reply

    I like this dress on you Jess, it has a very nice soft colour and the fabric looks very intricate. Great Valentine’s outfit.

  • Gail
    Posted at 02:32h, 02 February Reply

    Pretty lace detail! Goes beautifully with the leather look leggings xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 20:33h, 01 February Reply

    That rose color is so romantic- perfect for Valentine’s!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Ashley
    Posted at 20:28h, 01 February Reply

    That rose color is super romantic- a perfect hue for Valentine’s!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Shauna
    Posted at 19:41h, 01 February Reply

    I love this romantic Valentine’s look! I always like dressing up for our Valentine’s date night. It’s always fun to get all dolled up, especially these days! 🙂


  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 18:38h, 01 February Reply

    Beautiful dress, and it matches your boots perfectly!

    Emma xxx

  • sherri preston
    Posted at 18:25h, 01 February Reply

    This is such a pretty understated outfit, really perfect for anytime and place…Really love this style!

  • jodie filogomo
    Posted at 18:21h, 01 February Reply

    It’s such a feminine and beautiful look Jess!!

  • Midlife and Beyond
    Posted at 16:48h, 01 February Reply

    What a pretty tunic, Jess. it looks perfect with the tights and ankle boots. I love these colours, such a pretty look. Thank you so much for the feature, enjoy the rest of your week. and yes, hopefully, spring is just around the corner, hope so.
    Alison xx

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 15:06h, 01 February Reply

    That’s such a pretty tunic, Jess—and that reminds me, I need to check out more from Soft Surroundings, as you always have the prettiest things from there!
    Cheryl Shops |

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 14:58h, 01 February Reply

    Beautiful dress for V-Day! I love the texture on the fabric and the color. Those booties seem to match the color of the dress well! Thank you for sharing that poem. 🙂 I love to read poetry when I have time.


  • Grace
    Posted at 13:44h, 01 February Reply

    I love that dusty rose color! So pretty for the holiday and more chic than a hot or baby pink.

    Miles of smiles,

    Posted at 13:41h, 01 February Reply

    You always look lovely Jess!
    I prefer to dress up for valentine’s Day but since it’s on a Monday I may stay home.
    We’re having family over on Sunday for the Super Bowl so I may not want to eat out for Valentine’s Day.
    That vineyard sounds like fun!
    I hope we can get together the next time I’m in Charlotte!

  • Michelle
    Posted at 11:56h, 01 February Reply

    I love this outfit, Jess! When we were first married, Dan & I went out for Valentine’s Day, but them we realized that neither of us too keen to be out in the crowds, so now we just do whatever we feel like that date, which may mean no celebration at all. We tend to celebrate life and each other whenever the mood strikes.


  • Libbie Burling
    Posted at 10:03h, 01 February Reply


    You always find the most beautiful pieces. I adore the pretty details on that dress, just lovely. 🙂

    Happy February!

  • Michele
    Posted at 09:49h, 01 February Reply

    Such a pretty comfy date night outfit! The poem is really beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  • Di Cook
    Posted at 09:48h, 01 February Reply

    Beautiful Valentine’s look, Jess! Love the soft muted rose color and romantic lace detail on your dress! Wine and Chocolate sounds like a wonderful way to celebrate!

  • Rosemary Davis
    Posted at 09:46h, 01 February Reply

    I love your choice of Valentine’s Day outfit and the poem is devine❣️
    After a lifetime of married life, Hubby and I usually stay in on V-Day. One of his favorite treats is a Dairy Queen ice cream cake and I always make sure he has one to enjoy on Valentine’s Day❤️


  • mireille
    Posted at 09:04h, 01 February Reply

    I love how romantic the blouse is. Such pretty detail. I think the boys and I will go to Nashville on the 14th and 15th so poor hubby will be all by his lonesome!

  • Kellyann Rohr
    Posted at 08:31h, 01 February Reply

    Casual all the way for me – but I guess I’d actually say a little elevated casual is my brand . My husband always says I am the most formal casual person he knows – ha!!
    That poem is so sweet, great idea to include that and you look beautiful in this shade!

  • Jennifer Winz
    Posted at 07:49h, 01 February Reply

    Wow, that dress is really nice. I like it a lot.

  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 07:40h, 01 February Reply

    This is absolutely stunning! I love the romantic feel of that dress!

  • Deborah L Stinedurf
    Posted at 07:34h, 01 February Reply

    What a gorgeous dress! The lace, the color, the layering…perfection!

  • Mica - Away From The Blue
    Posted at 06:24h, 01 February Reply

    The embroidery on that tunic is so pretty and it’s such a nice colour on you! I hope you have fun on your date, it sounds like a nice way to spend the evening 🙂 We don’t really do Valentine’s day in Australia so as usual we haven’t planned anything special!

    Thanks for the link up!

    Hope that your week is going well! So hot here with the heatwave!

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 05:59h, 01 February Reply

    It’s funny that you consider it to a casual look, as I would wear that out to dinner lol! You look absolutely gorgeous, Jess. I love the dress, the leggings and the boots….not to mention the bag!
    We’re not big on doing much for Valentine’s Day but perhaps we should be!!
    Suzy xx

  • Shelbee on the Edge
    Posted at 05:45h, 01 February Reply

    This dress is so gorgeous, Jess! I love all the lace and the color is stunning. It is so perfect with your ankle boots, too. And I love the contrast of pink lace against your black faux leather leggings. So good!


  • Pamela Graham
    Posted at 05:39h, 01 February Reply

    Very pretty Jess, beginning to look just a little Spring like where you are but we have a long way to go! We like to cook something a little special at home for Valentines Day, too many disappointments going out over the years – but your truffle and wine evening certainly sounds an exception. Can’t wait to read about it.

  • Joni Ria
    Posted at 03:05h, 01 February Reply

    I hope I can celebrate Valentines Day with someone again someday, and if I do, I could be either fancy or casual. Probably fancy, for the first time it happens 😊. I adore that rose tunic! Ive seen so many lovely things from Soft Surroundings, but haven’t yet bought from them. Also do not yet have leather- look leggings but they are on my list! Your boots and especially your bag are divine! Thank you for posting that link to poems and other quotes, I’m going to browse through that! Do you like poetry Jess? I don’t read a lot of straight poetry, but I have liked anthologies where i can read poems from many different authors, and I’ve found many poems that I really love. xo, Joni

  • Laurie
    Posted at 03:02h, 01 February Reply

    Love the intricate material of this dress. I love anything high necked too! Hides the wrinkles! xx

  • Katie
    Posted at 02:17h, 01 February Reply

    Love this look for Valentine’s Day! We also usually stay in and have a nice meal and wine!


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