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Turning Heads Linkup – Floral Maxi Dress for Spring

Hi friends

How are you? Are you finding ways to de-stress?

One thing I enjoy is taking inventory of my closet and dressing for Spring. This vibrant red floral maxi dress called to me when I bought it last year. I enjoyed wearing it last Friday when my sister dropped off more groceries from Costco.

Weekend and Fashion

Before I talk about the fashion, what have you been up to on the weekend?  My mom says she runs out of things to discuss with friends.. “I am cleaning, making this for dinner… etc. etc. I get it!

We decided to rent the movie, JoJo Rabbit, about a young German boy, aged 10, who befriends an imaginary Adolph Hitler. The story talks about what is going on in his life during WW II. It was very good! Humour and great characters!  We ordered from a Mexican restaurant, curbside, and had a mountain of nachos, burrito chicken dinner, and an excellent bottle of Chardonay. It was a nice evening, but I am such a wine wimp! I hit the bed by 9!

I have a mix of classic pieces in my closet, basics and of course, Spring florals. I love larger print florals with beautiful colors. I’ve been adding a bit more red in my closet and decided to style this Mango maxi dress with red accents today. I bought the dress last year, but there are still a few sizes on Mangooutlet.com.

I’ve added a few flowy maxi dresses to my closet this season. Something about them makes me feel very feminine and stylish. The ease of a dress is welcomed always, and in the Spring, fun and fresh.

This dress has dolman sleeves and a wrap style. I wore this when I met Shelbee and Jennie last summer in Asheville, but never on the blog. So, here it is!

My hair hasn’t been done in 7 weeks and I need a haircut! I am not about to tackle it on my own though, so I’ll wait.

Outfit

Mango dress ( last season, love this dress )

Chinese Laundry heels- off white sold out- on sale white sandals 

Prada red bag

Earrings- Amazon

watch c/o Nordgreen

necklace c/o AURate

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45 Comments
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  • Aidan Brogan
    Posted at 11:37h, 02 May Reply

    Such a good look!
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  • Shauna Crymble
    Posted at 11:36h, 02 May Reply

    You look so gorgeous!
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  • Midlife and Beyond
    Posted at 11:12h, 02 May Reply

    You look beautiful in this dress Jess. The print is gorgeous. Thank you for the top tip re Mango outlet. I didn’t
    know it existed, so I’ve had a lovely browse. Enjoy your weekend. xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:01h, 02 May Reply

      Thanks so much! It is one of my favorite dresses. I have the print in a cami blouse. Yes, I haven’t bought from Mango outlet, but I do look around. You too! xx

  • elizabeth0109w
    Posted at 05:22h, 02 May Reply

    I love the floral dress, too!
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  • gatacollins
    Posted at 06:58h, 30 April Reply

    You’re radiant in every picture, Jess!
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  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 22:55h, 29 April Reply

    You look incredible in this dress! So elegant and beautiful! I love the wrap style, too. You look amazing in everything but this is especially flattering!

  • Sarah
    Posted at 17:43h, 29 April Reply

    Gorgeous dress! Your red earrings also really bring out the red in the floral pattern 🙂 xo

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 17:32h, 29 April Reply

    Such a beautiful dress, I love the print! The deep red bag looks great with it. I’m a wine wimp too, especially red – it makes me so tired!

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

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 13:39h, 29 April Reply

    Oy my gosh, I want this dress! It’s soooooo pretty! Love all the touches of red too!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  • Monica Hein
    Posted at 12:07h, 29 April Reply

    Very pretty dress! I have same earrings 🙂

    https://villemo20.blogspot.com/

  • Lucy Bertoldi
    Posted at 11:33h, 29 April Reply

    Maxi dresses are my life!! And this floral one is splendid! Also- I will forever be a goner for a gorgeous red Prada bag;)

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 03:10h, 29 April Reply

    Beautiful! You really have a Spring look going on. I love it!

    Due to a long bout with my spring allergies, I find myself mostly staying away from FB as I’m feeling intolerant towards people who feel their need for a new tattoo is more important than defeating the virus. I had one comment I edited 3 times to make sure my irritation wasn’t pointed. I had to laugh as we are already isolating and I’m isolating myself further. I have creative projects I’d like to do, but just haven’t felt well enough to dive in. So that turned into a bit of rant. My apologies!

    xoxo
    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  • Claire Justine
    Posted at 02:38h, 29 April Reply

    Such a beautiful dress, Jess 🙂 Thanks for hosting.

  • Jodie
    Posted at 20:35h, 28 April Reply

    Gosh, that is so pretty Jess. I’ve been pulling out my dresses more now that it’s gotten hot out. And I think I need more maxis.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Maureen
    Posted at 19:35h, 28 April Reply

    JoJo Rabbit sounds like a great movie. I will have to tell the hubs about it since he loves to watch movies. My hair is in need of a trim too but I am waiting for haircut as well. I love this floral dress! The red and white color combination is beautiful. I also adore the dolman sleeves – they are one of my favorite style. I hope you are having a good start to your week and happy Tuesday!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 18:31h, 28 April Reply

    I am loving that pop of red in that floral dress! SO cute! I am now a wine wimp, too! Two glasses is almost too many! Yikes! Thanks for the movie reviews–it gives me some ideas for this week’s viewing! Lol!

    xx Darlene

  • Neti*
    Posted at 15:38h, 28 April Reply

    Love the dress on you Jess. It is very girly and perfect for any occasion.
    XO

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 15:23h, 28 April Reply

    That dress is so pretty, Jess! I own one in a similar print—you’ve inspired me to put it on, now that it’s finally spring!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Ashley
    Posted at 13:36h, 28 April Reply

    What a dreamy spring dress, Jess!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • eva @ StyleMyThrift
    Posted at 12:31h, 28 April Reply

    I have been addicted to Wrap Dresses for quite some time now….the only problem? my weight has fluctuated up and down throughout the years, and my body shape is such that I have a protruding belly….thankfully, i did Intermittent Fasting for one year now and I finally have been able to get into my wrap dresses again!
    xo Eva @StyleMyThrift

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:20h, 28 April Reply

      Aw, glad you can wear the wrap dress! Really they are flattering on every body shape! I just loved this red print and couldn’t pass it up last year. It is a favorite and I love the longer length too.

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 12:08h, 28 April Reply

    Super as always dear Jess. Many thanks for hosting. Jacqui x

  • Nora Minassian
    Posted at 11:37h, 28 April Reply

    Such a pretty dress Jess, it looks beautiful on you. Love the red bag too. I absolutely loved Jojo Rabbit, one of my favs.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 17:21h, 28 April Reply

      Thank You Nora! I just love red and was glad to add more pieces to my closet this year. Yes it was very endearing and I enjoyed the story very much.

  • Nora Minassian
    Posted at 11:33h, 28 April Reply

    What a pretty dress Jess, it looks beautiful on you and I love the red bag as well. I absolutely loved Jojo Rabbit, one of my favs!

  • Ellibelle
    Posted at 11:02h, 28 April Reply

    What a beautiful dress! Loving the wrap design and floral pattern!
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  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 10:26h, 28 April Reply

    You have such a good eye for finding beautiful fashions that fit your style so well. This dress is feminine w/o being fussy. My daughters are still working/going to school, so they have some things to talk about. I contribute my latest project and book I’m reading, but it’s not the same for sure!

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 10:13h, 28 April Reply

    The movie sound interesting! We have been eating outdoors quite often but we do need some shade where our outdoors table is. At dinner time, the sun shines right in your eyes!
    Ordering pizza tonight. Trying to think if we have a local restaurant where we can pick some up vs a chain.
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 09:38h, 28 April Reply

    JoJo Rabbit was such a good movie! I loved the soundtrack too! This dress is beautiful on you! Such a beautiful print!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • Tatiana Moskatova
    Posted at 09:20h, 28 April Reply

    Stunning choice! I love the whole look very much! This dress belongs to you, Jess!

    Tatiana

  • isthismutton
    Posted at 08:40h, 28 April Reply

    I adore that dress – the print, the length – also the bag! Beauitiful, Jess!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:59h, 28 April Reply

    I thought this was the dress you wore when we met for lunch! It is so pretty!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • Mica
    Posted at 07:09h, 28 April Reply

    That is such a great maxi dress on you, so nice for spring, and I like the red bag with it! You know I love a little matchy matchy! 🙂 We have movie night every weekend – although we don’t eat out I’ll often do something easy like a frozen pizza 🙂

    I am finding life a little repetitive with home isolation but the kids always keep it interesting, haha! they get up to all sorts!

    Thanks for the link up!

    Hope you are having a great week 🙂

  • HelloIm50ish
    Posted at 06:52h, 28 April Reply

    Jess,
    What a beautiful floral print dress!
    It’s so feminine and looks wonderful on you!
    Your hair still looks fabulous, mine is now showing more grey hairs.
    I don’t think I will go to the salon until the end of May even though Georgia is open.

    Stay well!
    Robin

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 06:44h, 28 April Reply

    Such a pretty dress – and I had no idea Mango had an outlet! When I drink 2 glasses of wine I fall asleep, I’m a wimp too – doesn’t happen if I have a cocktail though. Nachos sound great – I love Mexican!
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • Hilda Smith
    Posted at 05:24h, 28 April Reply

    I absolutely love this dress. It looks stunning on you.

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 05:04h, 28 April Reply

    I love that dress, Jess! It’s gorgeous on you! And your hair certainly doesn’t look like it needs a cut lol.
    I spent the weekend doing a little baking, watching some Netflix and then re-designing some of my book covers!
    Hugs
    Suzy xxx

  • shaira
    Posted at 04:01h, 28 April Reply

    Ohhh, I love that maxi!!! <3 The print is perfect for this season. I love how you styled it! <3

    Stay safe! 🙂

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    Blog: http://www.missdream-girl.blogspot.com

  • Laurie
    Posted at 02:23h, 28 April Reply

    That’s such a gorgeous dress Jess. I love the colourways of red and cream xx

  • Nancy s Fashion Style
    Posted at 01:57h, 28 April Reply

    I love wrap dresses! They are so feminine! We were having friends over for wine last Sunday. In our garden, they brought their own glasses. It was so good!

  • Nicole of High Latitude Style
    Posted at 01:16h, 28 April Reply

    You look stunning in this romantic print. It’s so you. The earring and bag are the perfect finishing touches. Stay safe.

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