Turning Heads Linkup-Bright Colors High Low Dress - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads Linkup-Bright Colors High Low Dress


I just wanted to let you know that I have posted about PART 2 of My Savannah Trip, on Friday, so if you would like to check out Tybee Beach, you can!

Ill be keeping it a bit shorter today, as I have found myself having some sleepness nights due to what may be carpal tunnel, or EDS forearm/shoulder pain. It is chronic and I will have to see an orthopedist who may be able to help.

In this heat, there is only so much a girl can do! July in the South. Whew! I would have to say this is a tough time to take blog pictures as you are trying not to show sweat stains, and you hope your hair won’t fall in the first 10 minutes! It is up yet again, as I am not a fan of having my hair down in 100 degree temps.

I bought this dress last year, and the colors are what spoke to me. I remember as a kid, not liking orange, associating it with Halloween or pumpkins. This bright sunny dress is fun to wear with its paisley pattern and the colors from the Pantone Instititute 2017. Heat ( orange),  Primrose yellow, and Greenery all make this dress a bright and sunny combination for the summer months.

That and the high low hem! Why not wear one to show off those new sandals you got this year? I had been admiring these cognac leather sandals from Franco Sarto on Nordstrom for months,  but really didn’t want to pay full price. Amazon to the rescue, as I scored this pair for $30! It does pay to wait until the end of season sometimes.

The various shades of orange and yellow remind me of the summer heat, so I styled this dress with my gold medallian style necklace from Sylca Jewelry.

This natural straw bag from MANGO is getting a lot of play this summer!

I love this style shoe- almost like a boot- and this color goes with so much in my wardrobe. They are also very cushioned and comfortable, which is a must.

Charming Charlies comes through with these fun orange chandelier earrings.

Remember, if you are not comfortable, with a high low dress, there are many maxi dresses out there for every shape!

*****If you didn’t see the rest of my SAVANNAH TRIP,  My post on Friday, SAVANNAH PART II,  shared our visit to TYBEE ISLAND AND THE BEACH. ******


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Im sharing a few of my summer dress finds from the Nordstrom Sale: Enjoy! I have to say, I have been good so far, but would like to make a few purchases.. as I am looking ahead to Fall.

Have fun ladies!

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  • Rena
    Posted at 14:33h, 02 August Reply

    Jess, despite the heat, you look fabulous in those colors and the high-low hem is very flattering on you. I’m quite fond of hemline variety like high-low and sharkbite because why should the neckline get all the glory. Thank you for sharing your post on my Fine-Whatever link up.


  • Claire justine
    Posted at 07:54h, 01 August Reply

    Lovely dress Jess, I have one I wore like this the other day with bird on 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays.

  • Patti
    Posted at 11:41h, 31 July Reply

    I feel you on dressing for this heat! And you’ve done it so stylishly here – love this whole look and esp this very cool dress. xox


  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 23:30h, 28 July Reply

    great look. Nice earrings! Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

  • Luci's Morsels
    Posted at 21:33h, 26 July Reply

    Love the cut and color of this dress. It’s picture perfect!

    Luci’s Morsels | fashion. food. frivolity.

  • Tina Quan Huynh
    Posted at 15:46h, 26 July Reply

    That dress looks amazing on you dear! Love the print!

    xo Tina
    IG: @tinasweetheart

  • Love Of Mode
    Posted at 12:41h, 26 July Reply

    I’m absolutely loving this dress on you. The colors, shape and fit are just so elegant and gorgeous for summer!


    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

  • Christine B.
    Posted at 10:27h, 26 July Reply

    This bright orange color is perfect on you! Thanks for the linkup!

  • nattygalsite
    Posted at 10:07h, 26 July Reply

    Those colors are phenomenal on you! Just stunning!

    Elizabeth | http://NattyGal.com

  • Northwest Mountain Living & Style
    Posted at 10:06h, 26 July Reply

    That dress is beautiful and I adore those shoes! I think I must have most of this outfit! I’ll check out the links! Peace!

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 08:30h, 26 July Reply

    Beautiful dress! You are certainly managing to look very stylish in the heat. I love those sandals – you did well to get them for such a bargain price! I hope you feel better soon.

    Emma xxx

  • Gemma
    Posted at 06:44h, 26 July Reply

    What a gorgeous dress and the colour looks so good on you! Love the clutch bag.

    Gemma x

  • Sheela Goh
    Posted at 04:19h, 26 July Reply

    I realise I say this quite often, Jess, but I truly mean it when I comment on how statuesque you look 🙂

  • Elle Berman
    Posted at 20:01h, 25 July Reply

    Love the high low dress on you jess!
    The halter neckline is gorgeous on you and the floral perfect on you naturally!
    Great links today!

    Xx, Elle

  • Laura
    Posted at 17:27h, 25 July Reply

    That dress is beautiful on you! I love the bright colors!

  • Jennie
    Posted at 15:14h, 25 July Reply

    Beautiful dress and so perfect for this heat! I love orange, so this one really caught my eye. Your necklace and sandals compliment it perfectly. Hope you feel much better soon, Jess.

  • Samantha Blair
    Posted at 14:44h, 25 July Reply

    Jess, the colour, pattern and shape of this dress is a KNOCKOUT on you!

  • fleurani
    Posted at 12:18h, 25 July Reply

    Jess you look absolutely beautiful in this dress, this color is so flattering on you.

    Have a fabulous day my friend


  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 12:17h, 25 July Reply

    I’m so sorry about your sleepless nights and forearm/shoulder pain. I hope you’ll get some relief soon!

    I really like this dress and the way you styled it. You look beautiful! Would have never know how hot it was from looking at the photos…

    Happy Tuesday & thanks for the link up!

    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  • Coco
    Posted at 10:57h, 25 July Reply

    Thank you for hosting dear! I’m linking back to you HERE Hope you’ll check out my latest Fashion post

  • Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 10:54h, 25 July Reply

    Love this bright paisley print! And those wedges seriously look so comfy!

  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 10:44h, 25 July Reply

    Such a pretty dress! Love the hi low hem. I am hating the heat here too.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Joi @INMYJOI
    Posted at 10:28h, 25 July Reply

    This look is super cute on you Jess!!!

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 10:15h, 25 July Reply

    That is such pretty dress! I love the colors. Taking pictures in the heat is rough…and the humidity turns my hair into a giant mass of frizziness. You look fabulous though!

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 09:29h, 25 July Reply

    Wow, Jess, you look gorgeous in that dress!! Love the print with your coloring. So flattering. You’d never guess how hot it is by those beautiful photos! Hope you feel much better soon! xox-M


  • Mica
    Posted at 08:40h, 25 July Reply

    That is a beautiful dress! The colours are so nice on you and I can see it being perfect for the summer heat!

    Sorry to hear you’ve been in pain, hope you get an answer and some relief from it soon!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you are having a nice start to the week aside from the pain!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Jodie
    Posted at 08:22h, 25 July Reply

    But this dress is amazing on you Jess…heat or no heat!!
    Since I’m an indoor girl, it’s not that bad, even when it is hot outside!!

  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 08:18h, 25 July Reply

    Oh so gorgeous, Jess!

    Dawn Lucy

  • Anna Shirley
    Posted at 07:47h, 25 July Reply

    I know how it is to take pictures in a such heat. Here in Singapore, we are very close to equator. o) The dress is beautiful. Love the color. And this bag! You look really lovely Jess.


  • plutrell
    Posted at 07:38h, 25 July Reply

    You look amazing, jess…and I love the necklace! Thanks for the link up!

  • Sarah @ Foxy's Domestic Side
    Posted at 07:37h, 25 July Reply

    That color is gorgeous on you! And those earring, so dang pretty!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:26h, 25 July Reply

    Jess, another fabulous outfit! This dress is stunning and the colors are so brilliant! Your accessories are so fabulous, too, as usual! I don’t think I could handle winter in the south, so I certainly couldn’t handle the summer heat! I feel so fortunate that we have only had about 3 days this entire summer where the temperatures have broken 80 degrees! We have been holding steading in the 70’s which is fine by me!


  • Nancy
    Posted at 06:26h, 25 July Reply

    I am so sorry to read about your pain. I hope the doctor can do something about it!
    That dress screams summer! It’s very elegant a nd the colors are stunning, and so is that necklace. I almost never wear my hair down in these temperatures. It’s way to hot!

  • carmen
    Posted at 06:26h, 25 July Reply

    High low and paisley – definitely a winning combination! I’ve loved high low ever since I first saw this style and have several high low dresses and tops. You look elegant Jess! Sorry to hear about your pain and hope you’re able to get help.



  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:25h, 25 July Reply

    You look great in that dress! I hope you find some relief from your pain!

  • Jill James
    Posted at 06:19h, 25 July Reply

    Your dress looks wonderful on you Jess, you wear these colours beautifully. Your matching accesories are the icing on the cake. Take care, hope things improve for you soon.

  • Andrea
    Posted at 06:14h, 25 July Reply

    You are keeping it cool in that gorgeous dress Jess! So sorry, do hope you feel better! You sure look spectacular!!

  • Rachel
    Posted at 06:01h, 25 July Reply

    Dress is amazing and you look gorgeous !


  • Suzy Turner (@suzy_turner)
    Posted at 04:31h, 25 July Reply

    You look absolutely stunning, Jess! LOVE that dress. I hope you feel better soon <3
    Suzy Turner

  • jacqui
    Posted at 03:46h, 25 July Reply

    I’m suffering with that slightly too! Making laptop use very hard! The dress you’ve worn is lovely – perfect for warm weather, and a beautiful colour. x Jacqui

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:43h, 27 July Reply

      Aw, I hope you feel better too soon Jacqui! I am off to the Orthopedist today to see if it is more than muscle problems. Glad you like the dress ! xo

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 03:08h, 25 July Reply

    Wow, I love this dress! The tie detail at the neck makes it so unique and the necklace you chose to wear with it is perfect. Great summer style!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:42h, 27 July Reply

      Thank you! I love a tied neckline and wanted to wear gold. So glad you like the look Meagan xo

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 02:34h, 25 July Reply

    I know how much of a problem the heat can be! Taking photos here in the UK was terrible! And the hair situation, well I totally get that! However you are looking as cool as a cucumber here Jess! So elegant, the dress an colour are gorgeous on you. The hair up is the best way to go! I hope you get pain free asap xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:41h, 27 July Reply

      It is tricky Laurie and it is amazing if my hair doesnt fall after 10 minutes! Glad you like the dress xoxo

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