Turning Heads #Linkup and Watercolor Floral Blazer - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Turning Heads #Linkup and Watercolor Floral Blazer

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Seems to be a “good hair day”! Believe me, when it is the mid 90s as it has been, it just wants to flop and frizz!

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I am wearing a Vintage pink brooch from Etsy as a pin to close the jacket if I want a fitted look.

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New watercolor floral jacket by Dorothy Perkins! Greens, blues, greys and pinks.

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  New Shoes in a “Pepto-Pink” ( you know that’s a color!) from Lulu’s

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Today I decided to wear this jacket, a floral blending of a watercolor print. I saw this and new it could be a very versatile piece in my wardrobe. The jacket takes center stage as I pair it with this off white pleated skirt .

It looks like a watercolor painting to me, with brushstrokes of greys, blues, greens, and pinks similar colors to the one below by artist Ana Cenzato.. I love the roses, the pattern you will see again in another garment of mine.( surprise!).

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The skirt is a mini from Zara, and the shoes were just perfect with it, as I love the pointed toe, detail on the side,and the ankle straps.

Here are the details: Jacket Dorothy Perkins,( sold out, another Paper Dolls jacket ) Skirt Zara, Purse: Charming Charlie, top: Ann Taylor, Shoes: Lulus.

linking up: with Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Share in Style ( every other Mon), SHoe andTell , How I Spring Manic Monday, Monday Mingle Linkup with Lisa Tues: Garaytreasures Link Up  Style Sessions, Walking in Memphis   Bless Her Heart Wed: The Pleated Poppy, Get Your Pretty On, Random Wednesday,   Style Me Wednesday  Watcha Wearing Wednesday,  Jersey Girl Texan Heart  Trendy Wednesday  Momsmorningcoffee Thurs: A Labour of Fashion,Reason to Dress,  Throwback Thursday  Friday:Passion 4 Fashion  ,Style Elixer    Fun Fashion Friday  

Please let me know if you would like to COHOST NEXT WEEK! Send me an email or use the contact page!

I am happy to have with me, my guest host and fellow blogger, who look so smashing in what she wears, especially jeans! Carrie of A Lovely Little Wardrobe!  I had to share this cool and sexy look with the denim short and those rugged cowboy boots  with you all. She is such a lovely person, and  she says I have “… a style that enhances who I am as a woman I want to share that with others.” She has a knack for mixing clothes I tell you!

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As my Co-Host, Please follow her on Bloglovin and Instagram!

The fab ladies this week are:

Karen from She Thought She Could wearing this lovely maxi dress in peach striped.is lovely tin this color!  I finally, “got with the program” and bought a maxi myself~

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Staying on “trend” with this burgundy striped romper and those snakeskin heels, love the mix! Ashley from Lestylorouge

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I love this, and on a precious and cuteness factor-scale of 1-10, I would have to give this a 20++!
The matching skirts are just too sweet on Sandy and her daughter, Vivian  of Mommy and Me

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So let’s bring our trendy, fashionable,lovely selves to this #Turningheadstuesday #linkup and have fun exploring one another’s styles! I know I do! We had an AMAZING turnout last week, and I want to again thank you for your participation!! 

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116 Comments
  • Priscilla Hedlin (@WheelchairMommy)
    Posted at 13:16h, 03 June Reply

    That blazer is awesome. A floral blazer is on my list.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:55h, 03 June Reply

      Thank you so much Priscilla, Paper Dolls is the make, they make beautiful garments xx

  • M-T
    Posted at 19:28h, 02 June Reply

    Found you through Jennifer. In my opinion, you can never have too many stylish redheads out there, but perhaps I’m just a wee bit partial. At any rate, orange is a fabulous color on us redheads. I love it and wear it, even if only in a scarf. The combination of a “look-at-me” color with “oh-so-ladylike lace” is just too delicious.

    Love it!!

    Cheers, M-T

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:30h, 04 June Reply

      Hi! I will be stopping by your blog today or tomorrow, just had family over. Jennifer is a lovely lady, so glad you came by. Yes, I Love to see how other redheads style their clothes and the colors they choose. I appreciate that you like the look as well. I am one for well made lace, and this high collar attracted me as well. Again, thank you!! jess xx

  • Claire
    Posted at 14:05h, 31 May Reply

    Beautiful, love the whole look 🙂

  • Spashionista (Alicia)
    Posted at 01:25h, 29 May Reply

    That’s a beautiful jacket, and you are a brave girl to be wearing it in 90 degree heat! 🙂

    Alicia
    spashionista.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:31h, 29 May Reply

      Thank you!! It just wouldnt have been as fun of a post with me in a cotton tank and gym shorts How else are u doing? xx

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 16:33h, 28 May Reply

    Such a pretty watercolor jacket and I have been really wanting a pleated skirt lately, love yours. Beautiful heels to match, too! Love this entire ensemble!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:27h, 29 May Reply

      Thank you Carrie! I waiting to hear from someone about co-hosting this week, but she cant would you be willing to this Tuesday? LMK

  • Aisha
    Posted at 22:58h, 27 May Reply

    Such a fun summery outfit!! Can I just say how in love I am with your hair!!! It’s absolutely gorgeous!!
    http://www.rootedinsalt.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 23:25h, 27 May Reply

      Thank you Aisha, I appreciate it. I am growing it a bit longer too, but I appreciate it, have to look for ways to have my hair up in the summer! xx

  • Elle
    Posted at 20:00h, 27 May Reply

    Love the watercolor jacket it feels very ted baker to me and looks so good on you!
    Love the pepto pink shoes, too, the whole outfit is just lovely!
    XX, Elle
    feel good!
    http://mydailycostume.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 20:11h, 27 May Reply

      Thank you Elle, it is a great fit~ I know someone thought that really was the name, but no, it is my goofy humour, the color of Pepto!

      Glad you like it , Will pop by tomorrow, same to you XX

  • Ada Furxhi
    Posted at 15:32h, 27 May Reply

    Hi Jess, I just saw your comment but never received your e-mail. I would love to co-host with you but I cannot next week since I will co-host another linkup and the week after that I am on vacation. I will be available June 16 or later.

    This is Ada from Elegance and Mommyhood by the way.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:42h, 27 May Reply

      Ok great Ada, I appreciate it, will get you then. Ahhh I need a vacation!! I understand and will put u down tentitavely for after june 16th. thanks

  • Gita & Jess (@MimiandChichi)
    Posted at 13:49h, 27 May Reply

    The vintage floral jacket is amazing! Yay, for a good hair day despite the heat.

    Mimi & Chichi

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:52h, 27 May Reply

      Thanks so much! I loved the print. You are welcome to join in on my Turning Heads Linkup today. It goes all week and I host it weekly. Would love to see your style too! xx

  • suzannecarillo
    Posted at 10:29h, 27 May Reply

    I do so love that blazer. Your hair does look amazing!

    bisous
    Suzanne

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:42h, 27 May Reply

      Thanks Suzanne! You should see it when it hits 90 and the humidity is up! Enjoy your day!! xx

  • Highland Fashionista
    Posted at 07:53h, 27 May Reply

    Great skirt! Just the right amount of length and volume…I’ve been having a hard time finding a pleated skirt that is balanced like that, but you’ve nailed it!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:03h, 27 May Reply

      Thank you ! I am a fan of Zara, they still have them in stock. Glad you like the look! Hope you are doing well and enjoy the week! xx

  • jeffriestyke
    Posted at 07:51h, 27 May Reply

    Your hair is perfection! Gorgeous! And I love the pleated skirt with that jacket! So feminine! Thanks for the fun link up today! Susan

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:02h, 27 May Reply

      Thanks so much Susan, I have alot of fun having these ladies in one place and looking at the styles! Enjoy your week! xx

  • carmen
    Posted at 00:49h, 27 May Reply

    What a pretty floral blouse Jess and the pleated skirt goes so well with it. Cute shoes! You are always in style!

    Thanks for hosting!
    ♥ carmen

    • carmen
      Posted at 00:51h, 27 May Reply

      oops! I meant blazer! 🙂

      • Jess Jannenga
        Posted at 01:14h, 27 May Reply

        Thank you! I figured that is what you meant! Glad you like it, it caught my eye xx

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 21:52h, 26 May Reply

    Loving the skirt with pleats and floral blazer. What a refreshing and crisp look Jessica, you are looking lovely!
    Thanks for linking up to “Bloggers Who have Inspired Me” today.
    Rachel xo
    Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me link up is LIVE
    Garay Treasures

  • HonestlyTrish
    Posted at 19:35h, 26 May Reply

    That is a beautiful jacket. I love the shoes, too!
    x Trish

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 19:39h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Trish. They both stood out to me! Enjoy your day xx

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 18:06h, 26 May Reply

    Beyond lovely lady! You rock it every. single. time!!!! So trendy yet romantic and classic too!!

    livingoncloudandreanine.blogspot.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 18:24h, 26 May Reply

      aww. thanks I do try! I am really picky with clothes, Have a wonderful week! xx

  • Lisa Maynard
    Posted at 17:27h, 26 May Reply

    Love your outfit!! Gorgeous XO!!
    #LINKUPWITHLISA @ http://www.beauty101bylisa.com/2015/05/linkupwithlisa-18-yellow-blazer.html

  • jolylook
    Posted at 15:09h, 26 May Reply

    You look great with the floral jacket and it fits perfectly with the white skirt.

    Catherine
    http://www.jolylook.be

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:17h, 26 May Reply

      Glad you like the look Catherine. How have you been? xx

  • Amy's Fashion Blog
    Posted at 15:04h, 26 May Reply

    very chic outfit. Loving your blazer.

  • asallows
    Posted at 14:52h, 26 May Reply

    This floral blazer is beautiful and I love it with the pleated skirt!

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:55h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you! It did catch my eye 🙂 enjoy your day, jess xx

  • weshopinheels
    Posted at 13:37h, 26 May Reply

    Such a beautiful floral blazer. Love it with the pink blush skirt!
    -Tatiana
    http://www.weshopinheels.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:24h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Tatiana! You know me and florals…. Enjoy your day! xx

  • beautybymissl
    Posted at 13:21h, 26 May Reply

    Beautiful outfit! THis watercolor blazer with this skirt look just perfect!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:24h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you! So glad you joined in, I am a fan of florals you will notice xx

  • Lady of Style
    Posted at 12:48h, 26 May Reply

    Don’t tell me you ever have a bad hair day, Jess! Your hair always looks gorgeous.
    The floral style suits you so well!

    xo
    Annette | Lady of Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:23h, 26 May Reply

      Haha! Yes, when it is super humid and it gets frizzy, thanks Annete though. Glad you like this look, enjoy the day! xx

  • fashionloveletters
    Posted at 12:12h, 26 May Reply

    Love

  • fashionloveletters
    Posted at 12:11h, 26 May Reply

    Love Love this look on you! That blazer is sooo gorgeous and so is your skirt. You know I LOVE those shoes and loved seeing them on your instagram! You are so lovely! Hope you are enjoying your week!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

    • fashionloveletters
      Posted at 12:13h, 26 May Reply

      Also, sorry for the random comment above, feel free to delete it! My phone was having a struggle!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:14h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Denise! You are too sweet. I am just drawn to feminine looks and this blaer was just that. i thought the shoes would go with alot in my closet. Enjoy your week too ! xx

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:00h, 26 May Reply

    This is a very pretty floral blazer and it looks great on you Jess, I also love that you used your antique broach for closure 🙂
    Nora
    http://www.jacketsociety.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:13h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Nora! You are the Queen of the jackets, so I take that as a compliment! 🙂 glad you liked my idea, xx

  • Jessica
    Posted at 10:26h, 26 May Reply

    The blazer looks great. I love the colors.

  • Amy Ann
    Posted at 10:21h, 26 May Reply

    Wow, what a pretty skirt! I love the soft pleats. This look has such a pretty feminine feel with the watercolor and pink shoes.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:26h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks so much! I tend to dress in alot of feminine styles lately! Enjoy your day xx

  • Posh Prime
    Posted at 10:16h, 26 May Reply

    Those shoes are amazing! I love the jacket as well! So many fun colors!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:25h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Megan! They both caught my eye! Enjoy your day xx

  • trinagrandinetti
    Posted at 10:14h, 26 May Reply

    Jess, looking fabulous again, in your collection of florals. Love the idea of closing your jacket with a brooch, what a lovely touch.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:17h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Trina! I know I have a ton of florals in my closet, 🙂 Glad you like the look and the brooch idea 🙂 xx

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:36h, 26 May Reply

    I just love the color and cut of this blazer. So chic and SO pretty on you. Hope you had a wonderful holiday!!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:06h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Shauna! that is what i liked about it, I think it will be pretty versatile, with jeans etc. I did, did you enjoy Memorial Day? xx

  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 09:28h, 26 May Reply

    Love this floral blazer on you – the colors look great! And you have good hair day on all of your posts.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:05h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Alice! You dont get to see when my hair isnt good! LOL, I am going to try a chignon or look for other ways to put it up when it is really hot. xx

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 09:04h, 26 May Reply

    Love the sweet look of a floral blazer on you Jess!

    Best!
    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

  • Laurie Duncan
    Posted at 08:36h, 26 May Reply

    What a lovely jacket! The watercolor print is so summery! 🙂

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 08:34h, 26 May Reply

    I love all your floral touches in your outfits – so so pretty Jess. Thank you for hosting and thank you for linking up with SHOE AND TELL on Style Nudge!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:43h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Cherie! I guess I am drawn to florals! Glad you like this look. Of course, glad to see your link up is doing so well. xx

  • My Rose Colored Shades
    Posted at 08:15h, 26 May Reply

    What a pretty blazer! It really stands out against the white skirt.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:19h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you! I loved it as soon as I saw it, PaperDolls is a great brand on ASOS. enjoy your day! xx

  • Shannon
    Posted at 07:46h, 26 May Reply

    You look gorgeous! Love that pleated skirt! Perfect with the florals!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 08:14h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Shannon! Do you live in Cali? You always have such lovely summery outfits and it looks gorgeous where you live. I appreciate the lovely comment hon. xx

  • karenstrand
    Posted at 07:08h, 26 May Reply

    Jess! I wanted to thank you for featuring me on your link up today! What a happy surprise 🙂 Also, I can’t get over how cute those shoes are – and I love the name “Pepto Pink”!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:27h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Karen! Of course, I love the maxi. Oh, that is just me and my goofy sense of humour naming them Pepto pink!! Enjoy your day xx

  • Alex
    Posted at 07:04h, 26 May Reply

    Love that blazer together with the pleated skirt. Very feminine combination.

    Have a nice week Jess 🙂

    Alex – Funky Jungle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:26h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Alex! You do the same , it is pretty hot here so I hope t just go to the pool a couple days. xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 07:02h, 26 May Reply

    Hey lady, loving the blazer- and thanks for featuring me! 🙂

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

  • Jill
    Posted at 06:54h, 26 May Reply

    That blazer is gorgeous and I love those pink shoes! Thanks for hosting the linkup!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:31h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Jill! I am working on balancing my wardrobe with different colors and will be sharing more blues too, but I do like pink! Enjoy your day xx

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 06:44h, 26 May Reply

    Super pretty look, Jess! And I’m looking forward to reading your online shopping tips. Crazy week … looking forward to catching up with everything once school is out!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com/2015/05/bohemian-rhapsody-showinbuy.html

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:25h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks my friend! I wrote alot on the tips and know it takes time to read. I dont know how you do all you do , and teach in addition! xx jess

  • Monica Siembieda
    Posted at 06:33h, 26 May Reply

    how cute is this whole look?! I love those flats too, very cute and they look comfy which is a plus!

    http://www.jerseygirltexanheart.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:24h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Monica! You know me and flats, I loved the style and yes, comfort is a must!

  • irene
    Posted at 06:21h, 26 May Reply

    love your blazer! thank you for hosting the link up!
    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

  • Anna Shirley
    Posted at 06:20h, 26 May Reply

    You are such a lady, Jess. Beautiful, girly, romantic and chic.o)
    Anna
    http://www.newskinyme.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:23h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Anna! I used to wear all black in college, beleive it or not! enjoy your day xx

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 06:09h, 26 May Reply

    That blazer…those shoes! Absolutely love this Jess! The humidity does the same thing to my hair. Once it gets hot 9 times out of 10 mine is pulled up.
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 06:21h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Deb! I could see you in this for sure! Glad you like this look. I am thinking of ways I want to do my hair this summer, a chignon, bun etc. cant wear down too long. thanks for being here! xx

  • Sabina “OceanblueStyle” B
    Posted at 05:50h, 26 May Reply

    Jess my friend this is another terribly elegant look on you! Love the details of ballerina flats closing in front. If you wanna chat let me know. Thank you very much for another fabulous link up! Love be parting of it. xo Sabina | Oceanblue Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 06:20h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Sabina! You always aare so lovely witrh your comments. I would love to chat , i will let you know today, as I am cleaning the house.xx

  • Olga
    Posted at 04:46h, 26 May Reply

    It’s same weather here now, so hot. Not yet much humid but in a month’s time it will. Wearing layers, synthetics and jeans are out of question for a couple of months. Very beautiful jacket, indeed like a painting, and looks great with this white skirt.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:52h, 26 May Reply

      So it seems we have the same weather now! So glad you like the look, I wanted the jacket the focus of the outfit. xx

  • Tiina L
    Posted at 04:31h, 26 May Reply

    I feel for you, not a fan of hot weather at all (although I wouldn’t mind a bit warmer… We seem to be stuck on windy spring). The jacket is cute, and probably looks great with many outfits.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:44h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Tiina~ Yes it can be hot here in Charlotte, glad you like the look xx

  • Mica
    Posted at 03:23h, 26 May Reply

    That is such a lovely floral blazer! I’m jealous of your warm weather too, winter weather has started arriving here in Brisbane.

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:43h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you! It is a favorite blazer of mine. Oh, no, winter weather! Glad you are here, xx

  • dan
    Posted at 03:06h, 26 May Reply

    I wasn’t able to join the group today as I didn’t find the link to add my blog… 🙁 next week dear!

  • MIS PAPELICOS -Mis P
    Posted at 02:24h, 26 May Reply

    So glad to join you, my dear Jess once more.
    Happy Tuesday
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:42h, 26 May Reply

      thank you ! Glad you are here, hope you enjoy all the ladies outfits xx

  • katie
    Posted at 02:24h, 26 May Reply

    We are skirt twins! I have this same skirt and love it. Your blazer is so pretty! Love the print.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:41h, 26 May Reply

      Thanks Katie! I bet u look great in it too, itis so versatile. glad you like the look! xx

  • Jill James
    Posted at 01:23h, 26 May Reply

    Such a pretty blazer, perfect with the pleat skirt and those unusual pink flats. Thank you for hosting Jess. Xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 01:29h, 26 May Reply

      Hi Jill! Thank you , glad you like the look, i supposed i am really drawn to florals. The flats are more comfy than they look. Enjoy your day, xx

  • Casey
    Posted at 01:04h, 26 May Reply

    Girl, you have a knack for wearing the florals/blushes/pinks…you are just so pretty and all of your looks are so “romantic” and classy! LOVE! XO ~ Casey @ A Little Bit of Cheer
    http://www.alittlebitofcheer.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 01:29h, 26 May Reply

      Thank you Casey, I suppose that is what appeals to me , I am a tomboy dressed as a girly girl! I appreciate your lovely comment. Xo

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