Turning Heads #linkup-Coral Blazer with a Watercolor Skirt, Red Flats - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads #linkup-Coral Blazer with a Watercolor Skirt, Red Flats


Hello Ladies

Welcome back to #turningheadstuesday! I hope everyone had a great weekend. My mom is coming soon to visit in Charlotte, as my sister and I both live here, she in the South area, and us in the North. My little niece Makaila, who started kindergarten this year, will enjoy seeing Grandma too. More on her in another post, as she is like a little mini-me at 5 years old, loving dresses and florals, long hair and jewelry.  My mom is making her rounds to visit all of us for longer periods. I am looking forward to it. I always find it funny however, that as soon as relatives come, it is time for Spring Cleaning! My mom has a very impressive and beautiful garden in Pittsburgh, the neighbors find the landscaping and design a great addition to the house. So, I always feel i need to go out and get some plants, spruce up the yard and the house. I, however, do not have a green thumb. I do love to see  flowers and the butterfly bush with the colors and reminders of Spring. I just think it is funny, I am sure when our neighbors see bushels of pine needles, trays of flowers, or newly planted bushes, they know someone is coming to visit!

Just as we are planting new flowers and getting our home spring ready, I am doing the same with my closet. The florals are arranged, dresses sorted and winter clothes are stored away. Hoping to get us all in the Spring mood today with the outfit I put together. I find coral is one of those universal colors. A color that works with all skin tones. This jacket, by The Limited, was another $25 steal I found on Ebay. The seller still had the tags on it. I reached for one of my most colorful skirts in my closet with tones of rust, coral, hint of baby blue, and reds throughout. Not as much of a floral skirt, but more like a painter took watercolors to it.  The match of the blazer and skirt is like an explosion of colors warranted by this time of year.  I have purchased these block heels by Zara, in red , and would wear them with this look, but I had not received them yet. I then, reached for one of my favorite pairs of shoes I was gifted when I worked with Marmi shoes, these Vanelli red snakeskin print flats with a bow. They are quite cushioned, and who doesn’t love a pair of red shoes?

Today’s look was all about color. Vibrant color. To me, when I reach in my closet, most often what I wear is determined by mood. I want this colorful look to cheer up, to bring some sunshine to my day.  I hope it does yours!

nking up: with Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Share in Style ( every other Mon), SHoe andTell , How I Spring Manic Monday, Monday MingleLinkup 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  / Forage Fashion 








Outfit details: Earrings and Necklace: Charming Charlie, Blazer: The Limited ( Ebay-$25 steal, like this one), Skirt ( old, Loft), Clutch: GigiNewyork,  Shoes: c/o Marmi Shoes

c/o  Gifted Items

As always I look forward to your outfits and as we get closer to spring, I am sure I will gain inspiration from your looks as well!.

 Please, when joining the linkup, visit and comment on at least 3 bloggers. Its fun to appreciate and get inspired by other women.

Most Clicked this week is: Tiina of Elegance Revisited sharing these lovely blue hues that look wonderful on her.


 Pinterest Pic of the Week: Kristin from Highland Fashionista with this detailed embroidered chartruese tunic and white jeans. Love this whole look!


I would love for you to follow me on Instagram. I follow back ! I will also be offering more exciting Giveaways this year. 



  • Nicole Mölders (@HighLatitudeSty)
    Posted at 15:00h, 03 April Reply

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. This water color skirt is so chic. Great look!

  • Ginger Wroot
    Posted at 22:42h, 30 March Reply

    Oh, Jess, how lovely and spring-like you look! Such a gorgeous color combo–I always love how you pair up the perfect pattern and colors!

  • valearizzi
    Posted at 11:06h, 30 March Reply

    You look amazing in coral redJess! Thank you for hosting dear! I’m linking back to you HERE And… you are welcome any time to add your links on my blog

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:11h, 30 March Reply

      Thank you Val,I need to get over to your linkup.. just need a reminder! xx Enjoy your day my friend!

  • dsimair
    Posted at 10:58h, 30 March Reply

    Love, love, love all the colour!

  • Petite Silver Vixen
    Posted at 05:51h, 30 March Reply

    Well doesn’t this just joyfully shout Spring! I’m ready for lighter Spring colours and this puts a smile on my face. I love the mock croc shoes with the bow. I hope you enjoy your Mum’s visit.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:47h, 30 March Reply

      So glad I could do that! ( put a smile on your face :-)) I was in need for some color, it does affect my mood, so it was in order. Thanks MOm will be coming in a week or so.

  • Jessica
    Posted at 15:39h, 29 March Reply

    I love the vibrant color of the blazer. It looks great with the print on the skirt.

  • Anna Parkes
    Posted at 15:01h, 29 March Reply

    Thank you Jess for the link up party again. You look like a true vision of Springtime! The coral colour against you skin is beautiful and how lucky are you to have such a wonderful floral skirt that matches so well. Bare legs at this time of year in the UK – it’s out of the question. How lucky you are!
    Anna x
    Anna’s Island Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:49h, 30 March Reply

      Of course, happy too! I enjoy seeing everyone’s outfits. I have had this skirt for years and it is a favorite, so many colors to wear with it. It is chillier today but the day I took that shot ( a few days ago) it was high 70s! Have a great eeek. xo

  • asallows
    Posted at 13:39h, 29 March Reply

    Oh the pattern on this skirt is just lovely! It looks so bright and beautiful with the red blazer


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:50h, 30 March Reply

      Thanks so much. I love it as it looks like painted watercolors to me. take care! xo

  • weshopinheels
    Posted at 12:58h, 29 March Reply

    You look so great in the coral blazer. Beautiful look!

    We Shop in Heels

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:16h, 29 March Reply

    These colors look beautiful on you Jess! What a perfect for look for spring.

  • Ashley
    Posted at 12:03h, 29 March Reply

    Loving this color palette on you, lady! So pretty and fresh!


  • Sarah Blodgett
    Posted at 11:38h, 29 March Reply

    LOVING these colors for Spring!!

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 11:13h, 29 March Reply

    So lovely! The colors are so bright and wonderful, it does brighten my mood! Hope you enjoy the time with your Mom!


  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 10:40h, 29 March Reply

    You always find the best skirts! Enjoy the time with your mom.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Laurie Duncan
    Posted at 10:36h, 29 March Reply

    Hey, I wore red this week too! I love your jacket, red is such an energizing color! 🙂

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 10:21h, 29 March Reply

    Fabulous colors! And what a great deal on you got on the jacket!

    Enjoy your mom’s visit!

  • ashleysedbona
    Posted at 09:47h, 29 March Reply

    What a stunning color on you — I’d never have thought to buy a coral blazer but it works so well at brightening your whole look! Adding one to my must-buy list ASAP!


    Ashley || Sed Bona

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:51h, 30 March Reply

      Hi Ashley, I really like blazers for spring as they give the outfit some extra ooompf! I like coral and thought it would go with much in my closet. Thanks so much.xx

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:30h, 29 March Reply

    Wow, wow & wow—-everything is so perfect!! I love the skirt (and the price)—I love the color (i am biased, since I’m a color girl) and the shoes are awesome!! I would wear this in a second (once the snow melts!!).
    thanks for hosting!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:07h, 30 March Reply

      Hi Jodie
      We moved from Pittsburgh years ago, almost 13 years now, as I grew up there and couldnt take any more of the cold, grey or snow. WE had some pretty warm days lately.so I was fortunate to wear this skirt and not be cold. Glad you like the look! 🙂 xx

  • OceanBlue Style “Salonblog”
    Posted at 09:23h, 29 March Reply

    You just got the best colors on your blog Jess! Love the tailored blazer and fancy skirt! But flats are the most wonderful. Loving flats right now. In all kinds: loafers, ballerinas, etc. Enjoy your time with your mom! xo Sabina

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:05h, 30 March Reply

      Hi Sabina!
      I think back how I used to wear all black and now wear mainly color. Glad you like the look, i wanted to get a coral blazer and it will go with alot in the closet. The flats were gifted from a company Marmi shoes, they are super cushioned and comfy. thanks my friend. xo

  • Rachel
    Posted at 09:22h, 29 March Reply

    I love the bright colors in your outfit! They are perfect for Spring! 🙂

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  • Laura
    Posted at 09:17h, 29 March Reply

    Beautiful skirt! Love the colors!

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:16h, 29 March Reply

    All of these vibrant colors are making me so happy! That necklace is the perfect statement piece on you too. I love the size and how bold it looks.



  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:12h, 29 March Reply

    Beautiful color! Love the print of your skirt!

  • Heart
    Posted at 08:58h, 29 March Reply

    You look wonderful! I love your style. It’s timely for this season.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:09h, 30 March Reply

      Hi! Thank you.. i am very ready for spring. I love the cooler air, the clothes and taking the pups out with us. enjoy your day!

  • Pam@over50feeling40
    Posted at 08:54h, 29 March Reply

    I see we are both loving coral today, Jess! Thanks for the link up!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:09h, 30 March Reply

      Ah! Is it true, great minds think alike? I will be by to check it out. xx

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 08:31h, 29 March Reply

    I love how you get your home ready for guests, flowers are definitely a new favorite for me to put in a vase in one or two places in the house as well. Lovely outfit!
    Rachel xo

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 08:23h, 29 March Reply

    Those shoes, those bows – so great!! Love the color mix of your look Jess. Hope you had a wonderful Easter. Thank you for hosting!


  • Celia M. High Heeled Life
    Posted at 08:18h, 29 March Reply

    Great outfit! spring perfection! Loving your statement necklace … Thank you for hosting, xo Celia M. – HighHeeledLife.com

  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 08:03h, 29 March Reply

    Beautiful, Jess! And isn’t that true … sometimes it takes a visitor to look at our place with fresh eyes and make some improvements. Happy spring, gorgeous lady!

    Dawn Lucy

  • jaymieashcraft
    Posted at 07:24h, 29 March Reply

    Such a gorgeous outfit!!

  • Elle Spann
    Posted at 06:29h, 29 March Reply

    I love the watercolor trend! this hue looks amazing on you!
    Southern Elle Style

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:29h, 29 March Reply

    Striking, simply striking! These vibrant colors just make my heart sing!! You are glowing in warmth and radiating such beautiful color palette that turns heads..Who is that gorgeous gal..it’s Jess!!! She’s stunning!!

  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:25h, 29 March Reply

    I love your explosion of color!

  • Lady of Style
    Posted at 06:03h, 29 March Reply

    Those bright colours and of course the floral prints look gorgeous on you, Jess!
    It is still too cilly for bare legs here but the forecast finally is quite promising…
    Have a wonderful time together with your mum and niece!

    Annette | Lady of Style

  • notdressedaslamb
    Posted at 05:58h, 29 March Reply

    Oh Jess I’m so envious of your beautiful spring outfit and bare legs – it’s still freezing in the UK!!!!!! This morning was only 5C (about 40F) and it’s not going to get much over 9C (48F) during the day… Aaaargh I’m so cold! In the meantime I’ll admire your gorgeous watercolour floral skirt and keep myself wrapped in a blanket…!

    Thank you for hosting, have a great week 🙂

    Catherine x

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 05:32h, 29 March Reply

    I’m a cleaning maniac when I know someone is coming to visit too! Beautiful colors…the coral blazer is perfect with that totally gorgeous floral skirt. It’s like Spring in outfit form!

  • Leelo
    Posted at 05:23h, 29 March Reply

    So pretty and colorful! Love it!

    Posted at 05:04h, 29 March Reply

    Wonderful spring outfit, dear Jess.
    Thank you for the party

  • Irene Papadopoulou
    Posted at 04:14h, 29 March Reply

    love the skirt! so beautiful!

  • Jill James
    Posted at 03:56h, 29 March Reply

    Coral is such a pretty colour on you Jess.Enjoy your Mum’s visit and I am sure your garden will be just lovely.

  • Sheree
    Posted at 03:39h, 29 March Reply

    I love the beautiful floral skirt, the vibrant blazer combo, so eye catching.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  • Tiina L
    Posted at 03:12h, 29 March Reply

    You look lovely in your spring florals, the skirt is beautiful. Coral is a colour I definitely want in my closet for summer, too.
    And thank you for featuring my look from last week, it was such a wonderful surprise!
    Have a great week, Jess!

  • Mica
    Posted at 02:43h, 29 March Reply

    Your colourful outfit is beautiful, and perfect for spring! 🙂

    Love the floral skirt too, really nice with the blazer. Have fun with family! 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • vanityandmeblog
    Posted at 01:52h, 29 March Reply

    I’m envious that you have your spring summer wardrobe out already! And what a bargain find that jacket was! I love finding a good bargain on Ebay. Thank you for hosting xx

  • Rena
    Posted at 01:44h, 29 March Reply

    Another fabulous outfit. Love the skirt and the whole color palette.

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 01:21h, 29 March Reply

    You are seriously rocking those lovely Spring colors – Hope you had a lovely Easter!


  • Katie D (Hello Katie Girl)
    Posted at 01:16h, 29 March Reply

    Lovely outfit, especially the watercolor skirt! I hope you have a wonderful visit with your mom this week!


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