Time for a Little Leopard- Trending Now: Jacquard - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Time for a Little Leopard- Trending Now: Jacquard

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Hello Ladies!

I hope everyone had a great weekend. As October draws near, I look forward to the Fall festivities in the area, Octoberfests … As you know I am a wine lover , but in Charlotte, we have had quite a few breweries pop up, so I will “try” some beers and see if I can find one I like ! Hubby bought this Pumpkin Shanty and it was a bit fruity which I seem to go for with beer, light and fruity. What fall activities are you look forward to?  Anyhow, on the fashion front, I have been seeing this trend popping up everywhere: Jacquard. Purses, shoes, skirts, embellished tops, are making their way to retailers, and I love it!

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I have a few pieces in my closet and really do love the richness and opulence of this material. I was also in the mood for some leopard print today. This skirt from Ann Taylor, has been a great mainstay in my closet, as we know leopard to be a neutral and this can be worn many different ways throughout Fall and Winter. Mixing patterns, neutral looks, or bright colors paired with this skirt would certainly transition to Fall nicely.  I typically would wear this a little later in the season, as it is still warm here, and jacquard is a slightly heavier material. But, let’s face it, I am impatient!

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I paired this with a teal blue blouse, vintage teal blue necklace and earrings, and added a mix of rich patterns with my LV Speedy and leopard print. These chocolate colored pointed block heels finish off the look. I love the ankle strap of this shoe as well as the comfort!

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I am in the market for a low block heel leopard bootie for Fall as well. Help me find some!

Here are a few other jacquard items I love for Fall:

Love this skirt from ASOS

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Ann Taylor

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City Bag from Zara: Love this!

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Have a great weekend!

There is always time to go back and check out the fashions from the ladies at the Turning Heads Tuesday linkup.

Jess XO

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33 Comments
  • clairejustine
    Posted at 17:37h, 01 October Reply

    Great look Jess, love your skirt and amazing shoes:)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:42h, 01 October Reply

      Thank you! I loved these shoes straightaway! xx

  • The Wardrobe Stylist
    Posted at 14:32h, 01 October Reply

    I am absolutely adoring this skirt! It is fantastic and so flattering. Great pairing with the top and bag. It would be awesome if you can link up to http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2016/09/27/diy-thanksgiving-ideas/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:19h, 01 October Reply

      Thank you Rania, it is one of my fav skirts for Fall! xx

  • Jennifer
    Posted at 01:23h, 28 September Reply

    I adore this skirt and you styled it beautifully! Thanks for sharing with us.XX

  • Patti
    Posted at 11:27h, 26 September Reply

    Oh that skirt – the fabric and print – is so lovely, jess! And I love the skirts you’re showing as well. Have a great day, xox

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

  • Samantha Blair
    Posted at 15:44h, 23 September Reply

    Jess, this outfit is fabulous on you!
    That skirt is gorgeous and that blouse? Hello…the colour is a dream!
    I love it!
    XXX
    Samantha

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:06h, 23 September Reply

      Thanks Sam! I love the rich jewel tone colors and I am ready to fake it for Fall, at least with color. Thanks for popping by! xx

  • Izabela
    Posted at 14:36h, 23 September Reply

    I love the colour of your blouse. It’s perfect for fall.

    http://www.mydailywear.co.uk

  • Nicole
    Posted at 23:51h, 22 September Reply

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

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 22:37h, 22 September Reply

    Jess, I really like this look. Your blouse fits right into the Pantone Fall color Lush Meadow and the side tie bow and statement necklace are perfect embellishments. Leopard print is everywhere in various forms and looks stunning with the green top. Love the shoes and bag. You look lovely. – Amy
    http://stylingrannymama.com/

  • Irene
    Posted at 18:39h, 22 September Reply

    The post is so great! I love it so much:)
    Have a nice day!

    irenethayer.com

  • Laura B
    Posted at 13:35h, 22 September Reply

    This is one of my absolute favorite skirts too! It looks gorgeous with the emerald green!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:13h, 22 September Reply

      Hi Laura, thank you! It is a staple in my closet . thank you for your lovely comment! xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 12:16h, 22 September Reply

    This skirt is so cool- and great for fall!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:21h, 22 September Reply

      Thank you Ashley! It has been a staple of mine! xx

  • rosie
    Posted at 11:19h, 22 September Reply

    I love the jewel tones . . . so chic and so fall

    Life is just Rosie
    Instagram

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:20h, 22 September Reply

      Thank you Rosie! me too, I hope to wear more of them this season. xx

  • Jess Jannenga
    Posted at 09:40h, 22 September Reply

    Hi Suzy, This is a substantial skirt, I have never tried on pants in jacuard Thanks Suzy! I am going to try different rich colors this fall. Have a great day! xx

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 08:39h, 22 September Reply

    Gosh this is gorgeous. My initial thought with leopard is usually red, but this teal is really stunning!!
    I’m definitely trying that next time!
    jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com
    ps…did you order the purse?

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:35h, 22 September Reply

      Hi Jodie, thank you! I am going to do more experimenting with rich colors this fall. Glad you love the outfit. Yes, it is coming soon ( the purse) Have a great weekend!xx

  • Mica
    Posted at 08:12h, 22 September Reply

    Your jaquard skirt is lovely, and so nice with the green top. Such a nice outfit as the weather starts to cool for you 🙂 I have a jacquard pencil skirt I wear to the office and it is a great fabric definitely!

    Hope you’re having a great week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:37h, 22 September Reply

      Hi Mica I really love jacuard as it is such a rich fabric! thanks very much. You too! xx

  • versatilestylebytracey
    Posted at 07:22h, 22 September Reply

    I love animal prints and jacquard is a wonderful textured element that i am glad is on trend. I adored this capsule , Angie put together with Leopard and the pinks and chambray blue. I hope to style a few looks using it as inspiration..http://youlookfab.com/2016/09/09/a-mix-and-match-capsule-for-fall/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:38h, 22 September Reply

      Hi Tracey, thanks for the capsule info, I do love to experiment with colors in the fall, especially rich tones like this. Have a great day! xx

  • Nancy
    Posted at 06:16h, 22 September Reply

    Oh no! Now I am really jalouse! What a skirt, just perfection. And if you have found those booties, please tell me because I am also looking for them!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 06:57h, 22 September Reply

      Thanks very much Nancy! Are you talking about the maroon booties I wore with my floral dress? I bought those on ZARA last year. SorrY! If I see something similair I will let you now. xx

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 05:35h, 22 September Reply

    I love this outfit, Jess! I’ve always really liked jacquard but whenever I’ve tried things on (mainly trousers) I’ve felt I looked like a sofa lol! And you know I love me some animal print. You look gorgeous, it’s an outfit perfect for you!
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

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