Tropical Shirt Dress with Straw Clutch and Tassel Earrings - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Tropical Shirt Dress with Straw Clutch and Tassel Earrings



i have always been a fan of the khaki-olive tropical looks. And Pina Coladas… yes, pina coladas! No Hawaiian shirts for me ( or hubby) but just neutral earth tones and soft prints with a tropical vibe. I also love a great straw bag. I recently bought a straw circle bag from Poshmark I will style soon on the blog.

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We took advantage and drove about an hour to West Bend Winery. Do you know there is over 100 Vineyards in NC? The sun was out, we ordered food, there was music and I was with my hubby and pups. What more could i ask for?

Now about this outfit. This dress is a few years old, and from Zara. I fell in love with the print right away, as I love the neutral/blush flowers and green leaves in a comfortable shirt dress style. I could style this over trousers or jeans. The day i wore this out, it was 80 degrees, so a dress it was! My olive sandals by Franco Sarto were a perfect match with a bit of elevation with its designed platform. What song was going through my mind while doing this photo shoot? Good Old, Bob Dylan ” …the answer my friend, is blowin in the wind, the answer is blowin in the wind.”

It was so windy out.. our satellite dish went out of position… hair flowed every which way, but the right way.! All I could do was be patient and wait for it to calm down.

One new addition to this outfit is my blush pink tassle earrings from Mango. Add a pair of new earrings or statement necklace to an older look and presto! What is old becomes new again, and fresh. i loved the subtle color and it was a perfect match for the color in my dress. Mango has so many pairs that I am loving right now too.

This week, it’s all about dresses. I have been sharing more denim and white denim looks on the blog, I was jonesing for a dress! How many of you ladies prefer a dress when out and about in the warm weather?

See How I styled this straw clutch last year, with a different tropical look. 

Outfit- zara shirtdress ( older)

shoes- Franco Sarto -DSW, love these 

straw clutch -Mango ( last year)LOVE THIS

blush pink tassel earrings- Mango


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I could see this worn with a pair of cream trousers, or skinny jeans if you prefer to wear this style as a tunic. Do you love a tropical style or a neutral earthy look?

Here are some tropical looks and clutches I thought you may want to check out! the links below are affiliate links where the blog may earn a small commision. Straw clutches and bags are trending right now, and I have included some choices.

Have a wonderful day!

Jess xo


Some lovely tropical print dresses-

Here are the some links to straw clutches that I love.

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    Posted at 01:01h, 21 June Reply

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  • Michelle Orsi
    Posted at 21:54h, 10 June Reply

    This shirt dress is gorgeous!! Where is it from??

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:48h, 11 June Reply

      Hi Michelle, this is from Zara, but from about 3 years ago, thank you !

  • Jennie
    Posted at 23:43h, 03 May Reply

    Beautiful shirt dress! I really like the tropical feel and the cute straw bag. Those olive sandals look so comfortable and stylish. Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday!

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 16:42h, 02 May Reply

    You look amazing Jess, love all your accessories too. Thanks for joining the #chicandstylish #linkup Hun. Jacqui Mummabstylish

  • Kaari Uus
    Posted at 03:41h, 28 April Reply

    Love your shoes! Totally cute…

  • Rhona Crouthamel
    Posted at 18:46h, 26 April Reply

    80 degrees, the pups and the winery…sounds like a perfect way to spend the day! And, Oh, I really love this look, Jess! The blush is so lovely on you! And those earrings! I’m having a mild case of earring lust! Ha ha!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:53h, 27 April Reply

      Hi Ronie! Thank you , yes it was my kind of day! I treated myself to some new earrings to freshen up some spring looks. A change in a simple accessory can make an outfit feel new again. x

  • thesweetestclementine
    Posted at 09:26h, 26 April Reply

    I have been dying over tassel earrings lately! They are just the cutest.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:03h, 27 April Reply

      Thank you! I loved the soft blush pink color. x

  • passion fruit, paws and peonies
    Posted at 04:52h, 24 April Reply

    I love the cut of this dress Jess – and you always pick colours that suit you so beautifully xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:16h, 24 April Reply

      Thank you Maria! Its hard to think I used to wear black all of the time! x

  • cassidl
    Posted at 22:17h, 23 April Reply

    what a great look, love the shoes

  • Natasha | PALM + PINE
    Posted at 20:09h, 23 April Reply

    This dress looks great on you and I love that straw clutch!

    Natasha | PALM + PINE

  • Laura || Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 12:55h, 23 April Reply

    I love this dress! The print and colors are so pretty. Those tassel earrings are such a great accessory!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:11h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Laura! I never tire of this style as it comes out at least by summer. i can’t get enough of the straw bags and enjoyed maing this outfit new with these tassel earrings. Happy Monday! xx

  • legalleeblondeblog
    Posted at 12:52h, 23 April Reply

    that dress is gorgeous and works so well with the straw clutch!!
    Lee | LegalLee Blonde

  • Jodie
    Posted at 11:21h, 23 April Reply

    It just goes to show how this dress is so classic—it looks perfect for the season!!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:10h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Jodie! It is one of my favorites. xx

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 07:39h, 23 April Reply

    I love all the elements of this outfit. The neutrals in your tropical print, the shoes, the bag, the earrings – all of it! Awesome! I like dresses too when it’s hot, especially here when it gets so humid. Your winery trip sounds fabulous!
    Happy Monday Jess!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:44h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Kellyann. Ive had this dress for a few years, but have styled it differently. i love a neutral look with straw bags, even before it was trending. In the early summer it is all about shorts and dresses as it gets hot and humid in NC too. Happy Monday to you too! x

  • Judy
    Posted at 06:23h, 23 April Reply

    I prefer wearing a dress during the warmer weather! Especially after a long winter! I love the dress especially those earrings…

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:33h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Judy! I had this dress for a few years and wanted to add something new to my spring outfit. There are so many pretty earrings out there for Spring that can refresh a look. xx

  • Codrut Turcanu
    Posted at 05:33h, 23 April Reply

    I love dresses with floral prints… amazing, congrats!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:24h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Codrut! There will be many more on the blog for Spring. I love a large floral print and these colors spoke to me! xx

  • Renata Driscoll
    Posted at 03:56h, 23 April Reply

    Great look Jess! I love it :). Renata xo

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:23h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Renata! I love this style, along with neutrals and straw bags for summer.Happy Monday! xx

  • Laurie
    Posted at 01:25h, 23 April Reply

    A gorgeous dress Jess. These colours are just perfect on you.
    Laurie xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:21h, 23 April Reply

      Thank you Laurie! I couldn’t pass it up when I saw it on Zara a few years ago. xx

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