Turning Heads Linkup-Holiday Outfit in Velvet and Lace - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish -Fashion Over 50
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Turning Heads Linkup-Holiday Outfit in Velvet and Lace

 

Hello ladies!

Woot-Woot 2 more weeks until Christmas.
This is one of those shop your closet looks for the Holidays. All pieces are from my closet, or bought secondhand, and I enjoy putting things together that I already have for the Holidays. The new item I am wearing are the Kendra Scott gold earrings, they are so nice! I’ve created a gold and off white look today with a touch of leopard. The skirt is one of my favorites and has gold threading throughout. So, expect to see a few more Holiday looks as I love dressing up for this special Day.

Holiday Look

Do you go out and buy a new dress each year for Christmas or are you one to explore your closet for pieces you can put together?  You know I love a bit of glitz and glam for the Holidays, and I may wear this outfit Christmas Eve and for Mass. I know, I know, you hear me go on about Poshmark. I bought this velvet blazer there and styled it with  this look HERE. I loved the golden mustard color and new it would look lovely with my hair and with the existing pieces in my closet.

Gold Lace Necklace from Ann Taylor. I just love the mix of the golden mustard velvet with Gold accessories. Earrings from Kendra Scott. I am asking Santa for another pair, her jewelry, as you know is beautiful!

I need to add some camis to my closet, as this would also look great with a gold or cream camisole. I have plenty of blazers in my closet that would go nicely with a cami underneath. Instead, I wore a light cream colored sweater from Ann Taylor, another older piece from my closet.

Want to see some of my Holiday decor? Check our yesterday’s post, where I share some more of my past Holiday looks and how I am decorating the house.

LETS PARTY!! TURNING HEADS TUESDAY LINKUP- HAVE FUN AND LINKUP ANY BLOG  OR INSTAGRAM POSTS. Thank you for your comments each week, they make my day!

Do you shop your closet for the Holdiays or look forward to buying a new dress?

Outfit

Love the mustard velvet blazer, check out this one.

Love  these and  these Gold Kendra Scott Earrings 

Pretty lace skirt 

Love these leopard pumps

Most clicked – Jill from Doused in Pink

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43 Comments
  • Suzanne
    Posted at 08:57h, 14 December Reply

    What a fabulous mix of textures! Bravo on the secondhand shopping!

    That jacket is stunning on you. The colour is magnificent.

    Suzanne
    http://www.suzannecarillo.com

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 17:48h, 13 December Reply

    Velvet and lace is such a beautiful combination. I love your jacket, the colour is gorgeous! Fab leopard print shoes too! Thanks for linking up!

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

  • Christine Besen
    Posted at 16:06h, 13 December Reply

    Love this chis holiday outfit Jessie and your lipstick color! Do you mind sharing with another redhead 🙂

    Thanks for the link-up!

    Christine
    http://www.bonchicstyle.com

  • Mary, The Pouting Pensioner
    Posted at 06:27h, 13 December Reply

    Stunning, Jess. I know where to come for my glam fix!!
    Hugs, Mary x.
    thepoutingpensioner.blogspot.com

  • Ruth
    Posted at 23:43h, 12 December Reply

    Your velvet blazer is just gorgeous and I love how you paired it with the lace skirt! So pretty for the holidays!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  • Lisa
    Posted at 08:28h, 12 December Reply

    Im seeing lots of velvet this year. You look stunning in the lace! Very pretty.
    Lisa

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:24h, 12 December Reply

      Thanks so much Lisa! I have a fair amount of it in my closet, and have always loved velvet.Happy Holidays! xx

  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 23:23h, 11 December Reply

    That blazer is such a stunning piece! I adore the ruffles and color! It looks beautiful with lace!

  • Jill James
    Posted at 18:39h, 11 December Reply

    I love your feminine combination of velvet and lace Jess, just so good for Christmas celebrations. Christmas dressing in Australia is a more casual affair as its mid Summer and often very warm. Many thanks for hosting.

  • closetplayimage
    Posted at 18:22h, 11 December Reply

    Love the lush combination of textures in this outfit, Jess! I always start by shopping my own closet first. Even with a relatively small number of pieces, there are so many combinations to try! For Christmas Mass, I’m thinking about the navy dress I wore for our son’s October wedding with different jewelry…

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 17:17h, 11 December Reply

    OMG, I can’t believe Christmas is almost here! I love your lace skirt—I have something similar that I need to get out of storage. Love lighter neutrals in winter!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Cristina - Memories of the Pacific
    Posted at 15:57h, 11 December Reply

    I love your vintage holiday look! It’s very elegant, Jess 🙂

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 14:49h, 11 December Reply

    This has got to be one of my all time favorite looks on you! I love the colors, that gold velvet jacket with the ruffles is SO, so pretty with the white lace skirt. Def. wear this for the holidays!! It’s GORG!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 13:54h, 11 December Reply

    Such a pretty color of velvet! You look great!

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:02h, 11 December Reply

    Such a pretty velvet jacket and the color looks beautiful on you. Love the accessories too.
    Nora

  • chezrama
    Posted at 12:00h, 11 December Reply

    what a chic velvet blazer. The color is so beautiful. The lace skirt complement the blazer leaving everything look chic .
    You nailed this look. It truly is turning heads 🙂

    http://www.chez-rama.com

  • Linda Cassidy
    Posted at 11:33h, 11 December Reply

    what a terrific look, I may have to try this combination out.

  • Lisa Richardson
    Posted at 11:29h, 11 December Reply

    Ooooo, Jess. I love the new KS earrings. I haven’t seen those. That velvet blazer is so cute and such a fun cut. It’s perfect with your lace/off white base. I also love your lip color (you could see it well in the shot of the earrings.) Happy Tuesday! XO

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:27h, 12 December Reply

      Thank you Lisa, these earrings were calling my name, I love the color. Glad you like the look, and I am wearing Mac lipcolor, they are some of my favorites. xx

  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 11:09h, 11 December Reply

    I love this combination so much, Jess. I wish I had the pieces to copy it!

  • [email protected]
    Posted at 09:35h, 11 December Reply

    Beautiful holiday look, Jess! I love wearing what I already own for the holidays. It somehow makes it more special. I’m leaving for Germany in five days, and I’m going to pack exactly what I packed last year.

    Thanks for the link up & Happy Tuesday!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:35h, 11 December Reply

    It’s an amazing look! I love that blazer and skirt! I always shop my own closet for holidays too.

  • Jodie
    Posted at 09:28h, 11 December Reply

    This combination is nothing less than spectacular Jess. And it’s true that shopping our closet can be the best…we already have such wonderful things in it.
    I keep meaning to ask…how’ve you been feeling??
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:28h, 12 December Reply

      So true Jodie! I have learned to experiment more with my closet and combinations! Thank you for asking. I am doing better. I have good and bad days, but ive been getting more treatment lately.xx

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:06h, 11 December Reply

    I think you should most definitely wear this to Christmas Eve Mass. Such a stunning departure from the red that most everyone else will be wearing! 🙂

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • Suzanne Smith
    Posted at 09:05h, 11 December Reply

    I always love your beautiful colors and you think of every detail right down to the tights! The necklace you’re wearing is stunning and I absolutely love the beautiful golden velvet blazer. It does go perfectly with your hair! I agree…you are a great inspiration!

  • ee0926
    Posted at 08:47h, 11 December Reply

    This velvet jacket is gorgeous!! Love the color on you!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  • This Main Line Life
    Posted at 07:37h, 11 December Reply

    Love that gold jacket. Such a beautiful color and the earrings too. Great outfit.
    x, Julie | thismainlinelife.com

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 07:28h, 11 December Reply

    This is such a beautiful look! I love the mix of textures and your styling! Thank you so much for the feature!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 07:04h, 11 December Reply

    I love velvet during the holidays, but I really don’t have anything that works for the holidays. You’ve made me want to buy something velvet. That blazer is gorgeous Jess, especially with your hair. I know I go on and on about your hair, but it is such a beautiful color! Loving those leopard flats!!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com
    STYLE NUDGE

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:48h, 11 December Reply

    That jacket just makes me smile! It is so fun and the textures blend so very nicely! You look oh so sensational!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 06:48h, 11 December Reply

    So, so pretty, Jess! I love this color palette for the holidays. It’s not the traditional reds, blues, and greens, but it is still very festive! Wishing you a very happy holiday season my friend!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • awayfromtheblue
    Posted at 06:42h, 11 December Reply

    That is such a cute lace skirt and I love the texture with that jacket! I’m wearing a lace skirt today too, it’s a classic style I think! 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope that your week is off to a good start! It’s my last week at work before the Christmas holidays and I am so excited! 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Maureen
    Posted at 06:19h, 11 December Reply

    What a pretty outfit for the holidays! Those ruffles on your jacket are the prettiest and of course, that lace skirt is perfection. You look fantastic Jess! I like to shop my closet for the most part. We don’t really have a lot of holiday parties to go to and even my hubby’s work is super casual, they only do lunch for their employees. I hope you are having a great start to the week so far and happy Tuesday!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • passion fruit, paws and peonies
    Posted at 04:52h, 11 December Reply

    A knock out outfit Jess! I love how feminine it is and all the changing textures are beautiful. Love the ochre colour with the white xx Maria
    https://www.passionfruitpawsandpeonies.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:29h, 12 December Reply

      Thanks so much Maria! This secondhand DKNY blazer is one of my favorites to wear. xx

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 04:34h, 11 December Reply

    That velvet blazer is stunning on you Jess! Love your necklace too and of course the earrings. KS is so good – you’ve been good all year too so I’m sure Santa has you covered! I think you will be absolutely picture perfect in this for the holidays!
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 03:49h, 11 December Reply

    Jess, you look absolutely gorgeous! I do love all the different textures (if that makes sense!) and those colours are beautiful on you.
    Hugs
    Suzy xxx

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 03:13h, 11 December Reply

    Mustard and lace. What a beautiful combo Jess xx

  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:17h, 11 December Reply

    Beautiful. Very elegant, of course, and fabulous styling! Have a great day Jess.

  • Anna Shirley
    Posted at 02:06h, 11 December Reply

    Another fab looking outfit! You are great inspiration, Jessie! I love the necklace.

    Anna
    http://www.glamadventure.com

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