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Tips on Wearing a Floral Blazer

 

Hello friends

Now I think we can say that Spring is officially here. We have gotten some rain over the weekend, but the temps are getting warmer. I thought I would wear one of my favorite Floral blazers and style it with grey denim for one take on wearing a floral blazer. I will share some other ways I will wear this blazer over the course of the season in case you are in the market for one.

This jacket, by Paper Dolls caught my eye as the pink roses looked painted on the blazer in a sea of green-grey background.  I wanted to pair the pinks with greys in this look, so I shopped my closet and decided upon my dark pink peplum top layered under it. My grey Citizens of Humanity jeans would be a nice compliment to the pink tones, as I find I love this color combination. I added nude t-strap heels to focus attention on the blazer as it is more of the statement piece.

Try some of these tips to wearing a floral jacket:

  1. Add it over a jumpsuit for additional color and structure.
  2. Pair a fitted floral jacket over some boyfriend jeans.
  3. Mix patterns such as stripes with the jacket or another smaller scale floral.
  4. Add another trend to your look by wearing it with a pleated skirt.
  5. Pair it with tailored walking shorts for a more sophistocated look.

Hope to see you tomorrow for TURNING HEADS TUESDAY!

JESS XO

details:

ASOS- Paper Dolls floral jacket, love this and this

COH Jeans- Nordstrom , like these grey jeans

Rockport Nude heels

Ann Taylor Peplum top

GIGINY clutch HERE

28 Comments
  • crete senesi
    Posted at 14:16h, 15 April Reply

    Amazing! i love this look.

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 19:10h, 11 April Reply

    Such a gorgeous jacket! I love the flower fastener. It looks great with the jeans and nude heels.

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

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:27h, 19 April Reply

      Thank you Emma! It is actually a vintage pin I used to fasten it. xx

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 14:42h, 10 April Reply

    I’m a big fan of the Paper dolls brand. I like how you have chosen to style this with Jeans Jess. Perfect colouring for you too xx
    Thank you for linking up!
    http://www.vanityandmestyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:16h, 10 April Reply

      Thank you ! Me too Laurie. I have about 5 of their spring dresses and just bought one for a wedding in the fall. xx

  • Dawn Lucy (@FashShouldBFun)
    Posted at 17:00h, 07 April Reply

    The floral blazer looks adorable with the jeans, Jess! Have a wonderful weekend! Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.com

  • Patti
    Posted at 08:07h, 05 April Reply

    These colors and shapes look so great on you and you look gorgeous. Love the flares. xox

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:17h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you Patti! This is one of my favorite spring pieces, great to dress up or down. I am a fan of pink! xx

  • Ada
    Posted at 11:11h, 04 April Reply

    I cannot stop wearing florals lately. Your blazer is awesome. Love it with the gray bell-bottom jeans. The pastel blush clutch is beautiful, too.

    Welcome by and linkup this Thursday with me, Jess. =)

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:32h, 04 April Reply

      Hi Ada, I have plenty in my closet as well. No reason to stop wearing them!! Glad you loved this look.. I love the jacket and will be wearing it years to come 🙂 xx

  • terrigardner1
    Posted at 10:18h, 04 April Reply

    I have to say something about this jacket. It looks to be digital and being from ASOS, I bet it is because I love their amazing digital clothes and ASOS is one of my favorite places to shop. And this jacket brings back a memory I had totally forgotten about. Flower jackets were very popular during the 60’s and i decided to have a flower matching jacket and skirt for one Easter. I think it was pretty much a sewing disaster but I did it and had totally forgotten about that suit until I saw you jacket. Love it. Now, I need to see what ASOS has on clearance. And as far as the pink/grey. it’s wonderful, but then I like blue/grey, yellow/grey and about anything with grey!! Take care, Terri

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:31h, 04 April Reply

      Thanks for pointing that out Terri. Yes I am a fan of ASOS and Zara, they are my go-tos! I appreciate you sharing that memory, how neat! My mother tried to teach me to sew but realized quickly that I didnt have the patience! I agree, grey is such a wonderful neutral you can wear it with any color! Thank you for the thoughtful comment! I would love to see a pic of the jacket and skirt!xx

  • jacqui
    Posted at 03:36h, 04 April Reply

    This jacket is so pretty, I’ve never had a floral jacket, and with my love of florals I need to rectify that – as soon as! Jess you really do have a great fashion style, all very different and that’s what I love, sometimes very chic and stylish other times a cute casual look – always finished off to perfection! Lovely inspiration. x Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:22h, 04 April Reply

      Thank you Jacqui! I appreciate your comments. I do like to try new things. This jacket was just a no brainer for me as I loved the print!. I think you would look great and one. xx

  • Nikki Gwin
    Posted at 16:26h, 03 April Reply

    Great outfit. I adore everything about it. I love wearing jeans and making them something special.
    🙂 gwingal

  • TV
    Posted at 09:55h, 03 April Reply

    The most I like this bag. Really nice.

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:25h, 03 April Reply

    I love how you wore this with jeans, Jess!! And using a pin as a closure is brilliant!!
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:15h, 04 April Reply

      Thank you Jodie! I wanted to wear grey and pink, and this blazer just pops against it. I knew you would like the brooch! xx

  • Deborah Ross
    Posted at 08:10h, 03 April Reply

    Jess, you look amazing in that floral blazer. What pretty colors! It makes me want to look for a new blazer. Thanks for sharing.

    debbiethisandthat.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:19h, 04 April Reply

      Hi Debbie, thank you. I think there are lots of great styles of floral blazer and this one looked like it was painted, so I love it!

  • Leslie
    Posted at 07:53h, 03 April Reply

    Hi Jess…been a busy coupl months for me so I’ve neglected my emails…missed you! Love this floral but as I’ve let my natural silvers come in, I feel I have to be super careful with florals…I’m afraid they will make me look really old! I have one summer floral jacket and I really sruggle with it…how to wear it…I’ll try some of your suggestions…thanks and you look great!!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:17h, 04 April Reply

      Thank you Leslie!I think you could certainly wear bold florals, perhaps just stay away from the tiny printed flowers. ( i do too) I appreciate your comments as alwaus! xx

  • Nancy Baten
    Posted at 03:28h, 03 April Reply

    What a lovely jacket . And I agree with you on the pink grey combination.

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