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Turning Heads Linkup – Animal Prints and Wide Leg Culottes

 

Hi friends!

You all know animal prints are here to stay right? Leopard, snakeskin, and now zebra prints are making another splash leading into Fall.

My Outfit

Here we are ending the summer months. Kind of. This weekend we had some cool weather in the high 70s with some dampness caused by the several days of rain. Nice though, for me not having to water my azaleas and knockout roses! Thanks, Mother Nature! I did love the cooler air and signs of things to come.

So, the weather won’t truly be Fall-like until the beginning of November here, but you know the Fashion World doesn’t wait. What’s a girl to do?

I thought why not try to style something that can lead into Fall and also show a Fall trend that returns each year. Yes, that is animal print! I think of leopard and snakeskin as neutrals and also prints that may be around of awhile. The Zebra is the Elhers-Danlos mascot, as it is rare animal, and I have seen a few zebra prints as well. I am tempted for this sweater from Mango.

I saw this cami on several bloggers and knew I wanted to add it to my closet. I am wearing a size XS here in this cami and it is very comfy. Typically I wear an XS or S in the New Day line. I have added several camis from the New Day line as I just love the look of them for summer and then to transition to Fall with jackets and long dusters. I think they are one of the must-have staples for a lady’s closet.  I did try on the leopard pencil dress with the same print at Target, and did love it, but bought one from Mango that was similar I’ll be sharing.

So, here I am wearing my culottes from Wit and Wisdom that I bought for $24 on Poshmark. I sized down in this pair as they are quite stretchy. I typically wear a 4 in jeans and am wearing a 2 here.

Of course with a leopard print cami, I had to bring out my leopard clutch from Express I bought years ago. I do enjoy mixing leopard prints and other animal prints here, such as my snakeskin scarf from Mango. I also love gold with animal prints and am wearing leaf earrings to channel Fall, and my SS gold cuff. How might I change this look? I could add color if I wasn’t looking to wear all neutrals by adding my red bag ( or any colorful bag) and some colorful statement earrings.

For Fall-

I would add either a moto jacket, where I could add color, or keep it neutral with a black moto. You could also add a long duster to this look. If you also like pattern mixing, try wearing a plaid blazer over the leopard cami for an eye-catching look! I love this blazer and am looking for a brown plaid one to add to my Fall wardrobe. I also really love the look of these culottes with booties or long boots, I think its a very chic look.

Outfit details-

Leopard cami- Target

Wit and Wisdom – Poshmark

Leopard clutch- Express ( similar clutch)

Snakeskin scarf-Mango ( similar from Mango)

Heels c/o Adrianne Allen

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37 Comments

  • Reply
    susietruett
    September 2, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    I love animal prints, I hope they are here to stay! Loving your top and that clutch. As always, everything looks fabulous on you!

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    Jessica
    August 31, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Such a lovely combo! Love the top dear. You’re rocking the print.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      September 2, 2019 at 11:34 am

      Thank you Jessica! I just love animal prints!

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    midlifeandbeyond
    August 29, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Love this outfit Jess. The animal print cami looks perfect with the wide legged jeans. My kind of outfit without a doubt!
    Alison
    xx

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 30, 2019 at 10:11 am

      Thanks so much! I could see you in this for sure 🙂

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    Maureen
    August 29, 2019 at 5:12 am

    I am so glad leopard print is here to stay! It is by far one of my favorite pattern and truthfully, I cannot get enough! This whole outfit look fabulous! It’s

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      Maureen
      August 29, 2019 at 5:15 am

      Oops! I hit send before finishing my thoughts. I wanted to say it’s perfection. I hope your week is going well and happy Thursday!

      Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

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    thestylesplash
    August 28, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    I love the leopard print cami with the snakeprint scarf! It looks so chic. Fab jeans too! Thanks for linking up!

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

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    Meagan Brandon
    August 28, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    I love how you mixed animal prints! That snake print scarf is beautiful!

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

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    Anna Marcus
    August 28, 2019 at 5:38 am

    What a lovely look, Jess, the top and the tie scarf are absolutely gorgeous and the whole outfit is great
    https://lookingfabulousat50.blogspot.com/

  • Reply
    Suzy Turner
    August 28, 2019 at 5:27 am

    Jess, I’m in love with your outfit here! That top with the culotte jeans and animal print clutch is utter perfection! The colours are divine on you!
    Suzy xx

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    Cheryl Shops
    August 27, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    Double leopard—you’re a woman after my own heart, Jess! 🙂
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

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    aquamarinastyle
    August 27, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Jess, I love your mix of animal prints. It totally works! The unique leopard print in the top is really gorgeous.
    I’m in the same boat here with summer just kicking in, so it will be hot through November. Probably. I like your approach!

    xx Darlene

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    dousedinpink
    August 27, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    I can’t resist anything animal print and that cami is so cute! I love it styled with the neck scarf!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

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    stinedurfdl
    August 27, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Omg Jess…I absolutely love this look on you! Total casual sexy vibes!
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.com

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    Peta Sklarz
    August 27, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    I love the wide leg jeans. They look great on you, my legs are a little wider so I always have to go longer in length so that my legs don’t look stubby. Great suggestions.

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    Laura Bambrick
    August 27, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Love your mix of animal prints! That cami is the cutest and so is your fun scarf! Hope you are having a good week!

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    Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    August 27, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Oh, just gushing over this outfit. I love the animal print top and the neck tie paired with it. So pretty!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    [email protected]
    August 27, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    I think you have hit my two all time favorites, wide leg and leopard prints! Just gorgeous outfit on you, shoes are perfect, appreciate all of your links as well!!

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      Jess Jannenga
      September 2, 2019 at 12:28 pm

      Thank you! Join in each week, I host the linkup Tuesdays. I am enjoying the wide leg jeans.

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    Lizzie
    August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    How dod you make everything look amazing? I love this entire outfit! Such perfect styling!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

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    Ashley
    August 27, 2019 at 11:06 am

    I have been loving all the animal print lately- this blouse is so cute!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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    shelbeeontheedge1
    August 27, 2019 at 10:55 am

    Jess, this might be one of my favorite looks ever on you! I love the mixed animal prints and those jeans are amazing! I think I may need to copy this outfit! So fabulous. It is cooling off here as well and full blown fall weather will be here to stay probably in another week or two.

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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    Jennie
    August 27, 2019 at 10:55 am

    Love that leopard cami, especially styled with your fab cropped jeans! You look so very cool and chic, Jess. Love how great these photos look, too! Tell Roy he did a bang-up job!

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    Cheryl Tucker
    August 27, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Oh Jess this is fabulous look! I have been eyeing denim culottes and now you have totally won me over! I wasn’t going to do anymore shopping this fall but now I may have to make a concession. Happy Tuesday!
    Peace!
    Cheryl

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    --Grace Liang
    August 27, 2019 at 9:15 am

    You look so amazing in this outfit! I’ve been loving all things cheetah print lately!

    https://colorandgrace.com/

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    Amy Johnson
    August 27, 2019 at 8:41 am

    So cute! Love those jeans!

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    Jodie
    August 27, 2019 at 8:01 am

    I just love the silhouette of these jeans Jess. Maybe because I wore a pair like them yesterday IRL!!! It’s fun to try new styles like this.
    XOOX
    Jodie

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    Mica - Away From Blue
    August 27, 2019 at 8:00 am

    What a cute cami! I love both animal print pieces together, they work so well!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope that your week is off to a great start!

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    Chrissy
    August 27, 2019 at 7:40 am

    I’m with you on the fall holding off for awhile…hence the shortalls with yellow accents. lol. love your prints though. The top is gorgeous and I love the bag too! Such great finds.

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    mireilleftm
    August 27, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Great camisole! Love how your outfit turned out: it works well together!
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

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    This Main Line Life
    August 27, 2019 at 6:43 am

    Those wide leg jeans looks great on you. Great look.

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    Andrea Nine
    August 27, 2019 at 5:55 am

    Woohoo you are smokin hot in this fab outfit Jess! Gimmie all the animal print!

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    thisblondesshoppingbag
    August 27, 2019 at 4:42 am

    I am drooling over those culottes! They look fantastic on you! I love the raw edge hem. That cami is terrific too and you are right, it will look so good under a moto jacket! We have had quite a bit of rain but not cooler temps, I am anxious for that but O’ll have to wait a few more months!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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    grownupglamour1
    August 27, 2019 at 3:19 am

    Animal print in all guises never really goes out of fashion does it. We are both in our animal print today. Love your cami and jeans Jess. Many thanks for hosting Jess.

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    Laurie
    August 27, 2019 at 3:04 am

    Such a great look Jess. I love the culottes and I envy how tall you are! xx

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    mummabstylish
    August 27, 2019 at 2:59 am

    Wonderful Jess, love the different patterns they look so good together, Thanks for hosting too. Jacqui Mummabstylish

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