Turning Heads Linkup- Dressing Up Cargo Pants with a Blazer and Spring Scarf - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads Linkup- Dressing Up Cargo Pants with a Blazer and Spring Scarf

White blazer with cargo pants

A blazer and statement scarf adds a lot of flair to a pair of cargo pants.

White blazer and olive cargo pants

Adding a blazer to your outfit will always elevate the look. I’ve been wearing blazers for awhile, and it always makes me feel quite styled.


I bought this structured blazer last year on Nordstrom and it is a Spring staple in my wardrobe. Mine is no longer available, but this double breasted jacket from Nordstrom is eye-catching. This $35 option is pretty as well, from H&M. These cargo pants from Loft are years old, and I enjoy wearing them both casually and dressed up. Remember, you can get 20% off on XCVI with Elegantly20. These XCVI olive cargos are ones I have my eye on.  They are the same as the white pants I wore in this post. I was in the mood to show this dressier look and love the color palette in the scarf, with olives, lilac, red and yellow. I’m wearing a dark olive top under the blazer.

My Chinese Laundry sandals, in ecru, are another staple I find myself grabbing this Spring and Summer. If you are looking for a more casual shoe, an espadrille sandal would look lovely too. Check out Friday’s post, Espadrilles for under $60.


I mentioned yesterday we had a lovely Easter Sunday. My mom and I watched Mass, and then we had my sister, neice and her pup Teddy, the tiny chihuahua over to the house for a  delicious Easter meal. We had Pecan encrusted trout with perogies and asparagus amongst other sides.

This week is busy for doctors appointments, as it seems as if everyone is now scheduling the appointments they missed during Covid . We also have our second vaccine on the 8th. It is a good feeling!

We are going to head to South Mountain, a beautiful hiking area on Wednesday, for a picnic, and a look at the waterfalls. I do love the outdoors!

Floral Spring scarf

Floral print scarf with off white blazer

Off white blazer with floral scarf

White blazer with olive green cargos

Do you have a few blazers as Spring staples?


Blazer- Nordstrom ( last yr)

olive top- Loft

cargo pants- Loft

Chinese Laundry sandals- Nordstrom

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  • Lovely
    Posted at 02:06h, 12 April Reply

    Love this unique way of dressing the cargo pants! You look chic!

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 20:17h, 10 April Reply

    Thanks for the feature! Just getting to my blog comments today!

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 18:16h, 10 April Reply

    Beautiful scarf! It looks fab with the white blazer. I love your sunglasses, very chic!

    Emma xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 22:04h, 11 April Reply

      Thanks Emma! The sunglasses are prescription, but I love the larger size. 🙂

  • Lucy Bertoldi
    Posted at 10:03h, 09 April Reply

    Wow I love the way you took cargo styling to another level! That scarf is divine my friend! Have a great weekend xx

  • Chrissy Rowden
    Posted at 17:22h, 08 April Reply

    Love all the extra details, Jess and I bet those XCVI pants you linked up are so comfortable!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:25h, 08 April Reply

      Thanks Chrissy, they are!! 🙂 I have some of their Core collection that I will share on the blog. 🙂

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 15:35h, 07 April Reply

    A really nice outfit, Jess! Your scarf is stunning! And I’m so glad you’ll soon get your second vaccine. We get our second on the 13th. And have already scheduled eye and dental appointments for two weeks after.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:18h, 08 April Reply

      Thanks so much Michelle, and yes I got the vaccine today. Best wishes on it for you when you go. I know, lots of doc appts.

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 15:15h, 07 April Reply

    Love it. So nice to see your Spring looks. Thanks for sharing and hosting. Jacqui x

  • monika
    Posted at 11:26h, 07 April Reply

    Ohh really lovely outfit 🤩🤩 Regards!

  • terrigardner1
    Posted at 10:51h, 07 April Reply

    Such a great design choice-relaxed trousers with a structured blazer. That also has to be one of my favorite greens. I am guilty of having to many blazers (couldn’t stop buying 2nd hand one for a while) and not enough time to wear them all. Congratulations on getting your 2nd vaccine tomorrow. We are well pass our 2nd one and I can tell you, it’s a gigantic sigh of relief. We actually went out with friends yesterday. Beautiful, a usual and thank you for having this link up.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:20h, 08 April Reply

      Thank you Terri! It is my favorite as well, olive is just so warm and rich. I know what you mean about blazers, I bought 2 secondhand on posh and am waiting on the one in Periwinkle blue. I just had the vaccine and it has made me tired, but ok. Sounds wonderful you went out with friends.

  • Carrie
    Posted at 06:50h, 07 April Reply

    You nailed taking the cargo pants to the next level. Love the scarf, Jess!

  • shaira
    Posted at 06:27h, 07 April Reply

    The scarf really made a statement to this outfit! I didn’t knew that cargo pants could be styled in such a classy way when paired with the right clothes. Pretty! 🙂

    Have a great day and keep safe!


  • Anna Marcus
    Posted at 02:44h, 07 April Reply

    Thank you for the shout Jess. Love the white jacket you are wearing. I am a big fan of scarves and yours is divine.

  • cherylshopsblog
    Posted at 01:38h, 07 April Reply

    I love this blazer and cargo pant combination—it’s one I don’t think I’ve ever tried before, but I’m totally going to now!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • grownupglamour1
    Posted at 19:33h, 06 April Reply

    I do always love a blazer , so versatile . Your white looks so good with the cargo pants. Glad you enjoyed your Easter with family and you can go out and about and enjoy your Spring. Many thanks for hosting Jess.

  • laurabambrick
    Posted at 15:45h, 06 April Reply

    That is such a stunning scarf! I love how you dressed up cargo pants with a gorgeous scarf and blazer! You look fabulous!

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 15:10h, 06 April Reply

    Those cargo pants are so pretty on you and I love the colors from the neck scarf. A picnic sounds so lovely and congrats on getting your second vaccine shot soon!!


  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 13:22h, 06 April Reply

    Jess, I love the mix of edgy and sophisticated in this outfit. Perfection, my friend. Glad you had a nice Easter and can get outdoors. I love my daily walks! And so do the pups.

    xx Darlene

  • Ashley
    Posted at 12:44h, 06 April Reply

    You are making these cargo pants SO chic, lady!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:01h, 06 April Reply

    We all need a white blazer for spring and this is a great one Jess, love it with combined with that pretty scarf. You look fab!!

  • eyeloveknots
    Posted at 11:16h, 06 April Reply

    Such a fun way to dress up cargo pants!


  • Sally in St Paul
    Posted at 10:09h, 06 April Reply

    I love the look of that white blazer and scarf, so very elegant and a fun juxtaposition with the pants!

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 09:47h, 06 April Reply

    I am loving this look! You look great!


  • Southwestern Desert Living
    Posted at 09:21h, 06 April Reply

    Such a pretty look Jess! Love your picnic outing plans! I love the outdoors too. Your Easter dinner sounded wonderful! Good luck with your vaccines this week! So happy for you!

  • Rosemary Davis
    Posted at 07:58h, 06 April Reply

    Good morning Jess!

    I am loving the way you have taken your cargo pants and kicked the entire outfit up a notch with the addition of your cream colored blazer!
    Thanks for hosting today’s Link-up!


  • meagansmoda
    Posted at 07:51h, 06 April Reply

    I love how you’ve styled these cargo pants with the elevated blazer and scarf! So chic!


  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 07:22h, 06 April Reply

    That scarf is so beautiful, the colors are perfect! So happy to hear you are getting out and about and the mountains sound wonderful!

  • Mica
    Posted at 07:17h, 06 April Reply

    Your scarf is a really nice little touch of colour with the neutrals and it’s great you’ll be getting your second vaccine soon!

    Thanks for the link up 🙂

    Hope that you are having a good week! It’s been a very rainy one so far here!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:16h, 06 April Reply

    Very cool outfit, Jess! I really like the white blazer and that gorgeous scarf! It sounds like you are really enjoy the spring time weather! I am planning lots of outdoor activities this week while my kids are on spring break. But there is still not much to do around here so it will mostly be trail walks for us. Thanks for hosting and have a great week!


  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 06:56h, 06 April Reply

    I love your white blazer and styling! Such a chic combo!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • Mary
    Posted at 06:52h, 06 April Reply

    This is a look I really like on you Jess, perfect with your beautiful colouring.

  • The Grey Brunette
    Posted at 05:06h, 06 April Reply

    I love that you’re wearing cargo pants with this! Gorgeous!
    Suzy xx

  • Deri Ceket
    Posted at 04:40h, 06 April Reply

    you look great, your color choices are so beautiful

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 03:31h, 06 April Reply

    A perfect piece to have in your wardrobe Jess. The blazer has completely elevated the look. I’m admiring your door wreath too! xx

  • Katie
    Posted at 02:42h, 06 April Reply

    Love this chic white blazer! It looks perfect with your beautiful scarf. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!


  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:06h, 06 April Reply

    Love the contrast between elegant and cool in this outfit and the beautiful scarf. Sounds like a great Easter for you. And it must be very relaxing to know you almost have the 2 vaccins!

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