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Turning Heads Linkup – A Favorite Fashion “Uniform”

 

Do you stand in front of your closet with an empty stare? One “uniform” I like to wear and put together is this look I am wearing today which will look great  no matter the outing.

The “Uniform”

The uniform is the Bootie-jeans ( darker denim in Fal and Winter) -sweater-Moto jacket.

Now, of course, quality matters, but add these things together, and I love a look that is modern and stylish

I am wearing a burgundy chunky sweater in XS from Target and I love the texture. They have it in Plus Size under $20!

I prefer a darker jean as I think they create a “dressier” look than lighter washes. I tend to save lighter washes for the Spring and Summer.

I received these jeans from Mott and Bow in the Fall and do like them as a skinny jean. Read THE POST here.

I am wearing my usual size 4 in these jeans.

The moto jacket is one of my favorites as I love the darker maroon shade as the collar is worn two ways- it can be buckled and keep your neck warm, and worn down.

What’s Been Going On?

We’ve been regular moviegoers in January, which seems to be the slowest month of the year! Am I right?

We recently saw, 1917, the movie that won “Best Picture/Drama” at the Golden Globes. Great movie! We had been to see Bombshell, Uncut Gems, and finally a movie that was captivating! The story is about 2 British men that have to cross enemy lines ( German) and pass a message onto a General explaining why they should stop their attack. For me, I loved the way the movie presented the point of view from 2 soldiers and the hardships and dangers they faced. Many times you are seeing a whole platoon.

I’ve been doing some cooking and find it relaxing! I need to cook more often. I mentioned the butternut squash soup I made,  and hubby wants to make a winter soup soon. Give me that and a delicious hunk of good bread with butter!  MMmm.

Outfit

Moto jacket- Mango

Sweater- Target

Mott & Bow NY denim c/o

leopard booties- Zara

bag- Treesje

Most clicked- A Blonde’s Moment

Pinterest Pic of the Week-  Neti of Madame Too Much 

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37 Comments
  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 23:37h, 22 January Reply

    I totally have a go-to outfit—it’s a blazer, T-shirt, jeans, and either sneakers or ankle boots. It’s the best no-brainer ever!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 19:09h, 22 January Reply

    Great outfit Jess…the scarf and leopard print ankle boots are fabulous. I love the colour of your sweater. Thanks for linking up!

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

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 14:48h, 22 January Reply

    You always look so put together, Jess, and this outfit is no exception. Fabulous. Love the pops of color and texture in the booties and scarf.

    Michelle
    http://mybijoulifeonline.com

  • Neti*
    Posted at 14:14h, 22 January Reply

    Thanks so much for the feature my Dear. This outfit you are wearing is the perfect “uniform” for several seasons. It is one to be copied, with the exception of that beautiful hair you have. We all wish we had your radiant healthy hair. Kudos!!

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:24h, 22 January Reply

    I’m definitely in winter-uniform-mode. If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it! 😉 You look so chic here!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 07:18h, 22 January Reply

    I love your neck scarf! I have so many silk scarves and need to wear them more often, although will probably have to wait till spring because it’s SO cold here right now!

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

  • Chrissy Rowden
    Posted at 06:17h, 22 January Reply

    These are great tips for a “uniform”. I need to remember that the next time I’m staring. Or come up with a Florida uniform…hmmm. 😉 Although today I’m bundled up. It’s so cold in our house but it’s supposed to warm up. I haven’t been out to the movies in awhile but we did rent Maleficient 2 and I enjoyed that. Have a wonderful week Jess!

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 05:02h, 22 January Reply

    I love these rich autumnal colours, especially on you, Jess. You look absolutely gorgeous!
    I haven’t seen 1917 yet but after reading your little comment on it, I think I just might! We binge watched The Witcher on Netflix and absolutely loved it. Have you seen it? Not sure if it’s your cup of tea though!!
    Hugs
    Suzy xx

  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 22:32h, 21 January Reply

    Jess, we do all have that outfit we reach for! I, too, have my “uniform.” I love yours. The moto jacket with jeans and booties is definitely a go-to. And you always style everything beautifully with just the right bag, jewelry, and scarf.

    xx Darlene

  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 21:00h, 21 January Reply

    That is one stylish uniform! I definitely prefer darker jeans in the fall and winter, too! I really like that moto jacket and the color of it! The scarf you added is super cute!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 17:07h, 21 January Reply

    Jess, I absolutely love this outfit. It is such a classic look and perfect for when you find yourself staring at your closet wondering what to wear. These colors are so great on you, too. I need to go to more movies, but I never seem to make the time for myself.

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • Jodie
    Posted at 15:03h, 21 January Reply

    I just love everything about this outfit Jess….especially the scarf. I’m glad you’re relaxing…we all need that.
    XOXO
    Jodie

  • Maureen
    Posted at 15:02h, 21 January Reply

    All the time and having a uniform really helps with that struggle! I love your motto jacket. It takes your look up a notch and really add an edge to it. I am smitten! I am not into cooking either. I just love to eat! But then again, I have my son and hubby looking to me for food. Oy… Butternut squash soup sounds delicious and perfect. I would like a bowl please! 🙂

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:31h, 21 January Reply

    Yup that is a great uniform! Love this whole look on you Jess and those leopard booties are so cute.
    Nora

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 12:25h, 21 January Reply

    This sounds like the perfect ‘uniform’ to me and it’s stylish and I love the color of your moto jacket. Ohhh, you have me craving soup now! I’ve been wanting to make some homemade soup… and, yes!! The bread and butter with it is so good, too!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 11:16h, 21 January Reply

    I love uniforms! It makes dressing so much easier. I need to replace the leather jacket I had. As much as I like moto jackets, I think I’d prefer a longer style.

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 11:11h, 21 January Reply

    The perfect uniform! These colors are magical on you! Absolutely adore that jacket! 🙂

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:49h, 21 January Reply

    It’s a great winter uniform. I find that the most important items to wear in winter are my shoes and coat cause no one sees the rest of my outfit anyway.

  • Lisa Richardson
    Posted at 09:31h, 21 January Reply

    Cheesecake Factory has the best bread and butter…and you have the best uniforms. LOL I feel the same, but mine are a little more casual. XOXO

  • Ellibelle
    Posted at 09:27h, 21 January Reply

    Such a great look! And loving that burgundy sweater!
    Ellibelle’s Corner

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:12h, 21 January Reply

    Love how you added the gloves to this look. So chic! And that butternut squash soup sounds so good right now. Gimmie all the warm and cozy soups for winter!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • Lisa D.
    Posted at 09:10h, 21 January Reply

    Love your uniform looks. I really need to see about getting a cute leather jacket.
    It’s been forever since we went to the movies.
    Lisa

  • Elise
    Posted at 08:36h, 21 January Reply

    I wear different variations of this uniform all winter!! This look is beautiful, i love the earthy tones!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  • Olga
    Posted at 08:09h, 21 January Reply

    Love the color of your jacket! And the sweater, too – beautiful color and design

  • Suzanne Smith
    Posted at 07:49h, 21 January Reply

    This is my kind of outfit! Love everything about it! Thanks for the link up!

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 07:26h, 21 January Reply

    Bread and butter with an nice thick soup, yum! Love this “uniform” so it tells me I should wear my moto jackets more often!!
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  • eva @ CostumeTakeOut
    Posted at 07:18h, 21 January Reply

    yummy chocolate brown leather jacket with the ankle jeans–a classic staple! and you knocked it out of the park with the booties!
    eva
    https://www.costumetakeout.com/

  • Linda Cassidy
    Posted at 07:02h, 21 January Reply

    binge watching Doctor Who, Man in the High Castle and a few other great shows. January is a brutal month lol great look

  • Mica
    Posted at 06:54h, 21 January Reply

    this is such a great cold weather outfit formula! The accessories are a cute way to add a little more print as well! 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope your week is off to a great start 🙂

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 06:37h, 21 January Reply

    I love watching movies but we usually wait until they’re available to rent from home or on Netflix. I can see why this is your favorite uniform! It’s so classic chic!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 06:29h, 21 January Reply

    Super look Jess! I love your uniform from head to toe. I got a silk scarf for Christmas and I am hoping to tie it around my neck like this – not sure I can pull it off. Love the moto jacket and leopard booties too.
    My husband and sons were talking about seeing 1917, they are anxious to go! I need to check out that butternut squash soup recipe, I love a good (and easy) soup! Oh and YES to good bread and butter!
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • Fonda @Savvy Southern Chic
    Posted at 06:05h, 21 January Reply

    That sweater and boots combo is the cutest and the scarf adds the perfect touch!

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 05:39h, 21 January Reply

    Chic and casual at the same time, I love it! We often go to the movies too, but there really hasn’t been anything that caught our interest…you’re so right, January is a slow month! xo
    Debbie

  • grownupglamour1
    Posted at 04:40h, 21 January Reply

    I can see why this is your go to uniform Jess , you wear it so well. The colour of your jacket is so good, as are those great leopard print booties. Many thanks for hosting Jess.

  • Laurie
    Posted at 04:19h, 21 January Reply

    Accessories always make your outfits stand out more Jess. I always love your choices xx

  • Nancys Fashion Style (@nancybaten1)
    Posted at 02:24h, 21 January Reply

    We also love to go to the cinema! It s so relaxing. Especially if we go out for diner before! Love your sweater, gorgeous color!

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