Turning Heads Linkup – Jambu The Naomi Sandal - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads Linkup – Jambu The Naomi Sandal

Hello friends!

By now, you are familiar with Jambu shoes. I am going to be bringing you more  new arrivals from the Spring collection! If you would like to refresh your mind on some of the styles I have featured, have a look at these posts:

Athleisure Shoes from Jambu

Gladiator Sandals from Jambu

Jambu Sugar Sandals

Btw, this post was done before yesterdays, in case you are wondering how my hair changed. I have lots of white and greys and the in-between stage is not flattering with red hair! .. Moving on…

Today I am featuring The Naomi style. Have I made you hunger for some Spring sandals yet?

Before I talk about these Naomi sandals, I am excited to share with you what i will be doing next week! I am heading to NYC for an Event sponsored by JAMBU! I will be staying at the Viceroy Hotel, across from Central Park. There will be  about 4-5 other bloggers there, and Tuesday will be a big day as we tour the Good Housekeeping Institute and meet with the Fashion director etc.. Please follow me on INSTASTORIES as I will be posting about the event and the experience.! I will also be writing a post about it for when I return. So excited! NYC here I come!

Funny Story

So, its that time that I go in for my Mammogram. (No, don’t scroll down to the bottom yet!.. ) this has to do with Jambu shoes! I am in the process of getting them smashed, ( not my shoes)  when the technician says, ” Those are some pretty shoes! Where did you get them?”  She talked about how she stands on her feet all day and needs shoes like this.  I start talking about Jambu and ask if she wants the discount Code! She writes it down and I was cracking up inside! Nothing like keeping your mind off of things! I left there laughing and thinking I might have sold a pair of shoes!

I have this style, the Naomi, a wedge and athleisure style with peep toe, in navy with a white base, from last year’s collection.  I am a person that, if i love something enough, will want it in more than one color. This shoe is so comfortable and lighter than a sneaker, I knew the taupe color with the black base was calling my name! I loved the neutral shade and the peep toe style and side ventilation ( and a little added sexiness) with lace is perfect for the Spring and Summer months

Although I have created several dressy looks with Jambu shoes, I wanted to style the Naomi  with a put together but casual vibe! I am wearing LOFT distressed denim, yes! Over 40 and I have my ripped jeans on.. why not! I wanted to pair the white jeans with this softly neutral print top with hints of light blue. I brought out the light blue shade by wearing my quilted Kate Spade bag. I just can’t resist quilted bags!

This faux leather moto jacket is from Bar III and I bought it off Poshmark! I think I paid $30 for it! I loved the steel blue color and have a thing for motos!


Confident Twosday hosted by Laura of I Do deClaire

On Trend Tuesdays hosted by Kileen of Cute & Little and Sandy of Sandy a la Mode

Style Sessions hosted by Lauren of Style Elixir

Trend Spin hosted by Erin of The Fashion Canvas, Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels,

TBB Link Up hosted by Living on Cloud Nine

Style On the Daily hosted by Amy Ann of Straight A Style and Gina of On the Daily Express

Midweek Inspirations hosted by Sheree of Posh Classy Mom

I Feel Pretty hosted by Alison of Get Your Pretty On

Jersey Girl, Texan Heart hosted by Monica of Jersey Girl, Texan Heart

Trendy Wednesday hosted by Leanne at Classy Yet Trendy

Color and Grace Link Up hosted by Grace of Color and Grace


These shoes were gifted to me by Jambu. All opinions are mine and truthful.

Naomi shoes c/o Jambu

white jeans LOFT

bag- Kate Spade ( ebay)

top c/o Natalie Attired

moto -Bar III ( poshmark)


Most clicked:  Mica from Away from the Blue

Pinterest Pic-  Amy of Stylin Granny Mamma 

  • Carrie at Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 00:13h, 17 March Reply

    I’ve been seeing these Jambu sandals everywhere! I need to check their site out. I think it is so cool you get to visit with them and other bloggers in NYC next week! I need to remember to watch your IG Stories, I am not the best with keeping up with everyones stories everyday! I need more hours in my day!! The mammo story is too funny!


  • Katya
    Posted at 19:03h, 16 March Reply

    I think this is a refreshing look. Jambu has a lot of stuff to offer, I am excited about them. This sandals you have is certainly a spring essential.

    StyleSprinter Blog by Katya Bychkova

  • Elle
    Posted at 15:54h, 16 March Reply

    Beautiful sandals Jess!
    They are Chic and look so comfortable. I also really love the printed blouse you’re wearing and those exquisite statement earrings. What a funny story about your mammogram! Call me if you’re in New York perhaps we can get coffee.
    Sorry I was out of touch as I was traveling !

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 21:25h, 15 March Reply

    Jess, those shoes look extra comfy and cute. I like that they have some extra coverage, as my varicose veins cover my feet too. Love your outfit and hey, I’m over 50 and wear distressed jeans. I actually started out small with just a little tear here or there, but I am getting bolder and going for more rips. Ha, ha. Thanks for picking my pic for Pinterest. I am flattered! Hope you are having a great week! – Amy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:31h, 16 March Reply

      Yes to ripped denim! why not? thanks Amy, these shoes are among my favorites. you too! xx

  • Alexandra
    Posted at 12:54h, 15 March Reply

    I am sooo in love with your earrings!

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 12:18h, 15 March Reply

    How fun to travel to NYC for such a great event. Enjoy your time Jess, your Jambu sandals look like they will be the perfect shoe to walk around the city. Thank you Jess for your always wonderful link up. XOXO


  • Jamie
    Posted at 19:41h, 14 March Reply

    Oh my goodness. Those shoes are so cute and that story is so darn funny. I think I need to get myself a pair if they’re that comfy and distracting lol <3 Jamie


  • barrettadeb
    Posted at 18:26h, 14 March Reply

    Oh Jess, I love this WHOLE look! You look so great. ❤ And your funny story made me laugh. About ripped jeans…I am 52 & I want a pair of ripped jeans. I was admiring a pair at Kohl’s & my mom said I was “too old” for them. I am & always will be a fashionista. Lol!


  • polishedwhimsy
    Posted at 18:09h, 14 March Reply

    Your NYC plans sound amazing. I will be following along for sure!

  • Christine B.
    Posted at 17:22h, 14 March Reply

    These are the perfect sandals for spring! Love the leather jacket too!

  • Gemma
    Posted at 12:08h, 14 March Reply

    Great outfit! Love the blouse and the bag!

    Gemma x

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 04:38h, 14 March Reply

    What a great story! So funny. I’ll bet the people at Jambu will love it! What a great time you’ll be having next week in NYC – sounds like a dream come true! I have yet to try Jambu which is funny because I really need comfortable and stylish shoes. One of these days I’d like to try them in person, we have shoe store downtown that carries them and I need to get myself in there. I love how Spring-y and stylish this outfit is, another beautiful jacket Jess!

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 00:33h, 14 March Reply

    That was a hilarious story about your technician—whatever you can do to take your mind off of it, right? Have a fantastic time in NYC!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 18:37h, 13 March Reply

    Those sandals look seriously comfortable! I love the lace up design. How funny that you may have sold a pair of shoes to the mammogam technician! Your biker jacket and quilted bag are gorgeous! Hope you’re having a great week!

    Emma xxx

  • Laura || Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 14:38h, 13 March Reply

    I love these shoes! Enjoy your time in NY it looks like it’ll be a great trip! I love how you styled your outfit with these shoes, so Springy and perfect for so many occasions.

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 13:04h, 13 March Reply

    Those sandals look super comfy Jess. I love this soft color palette on you, its so pretty going into spring. Your NY trip sounds exciting, have fun!

  • Nicole at High Latitude Style
    Posted at 12:47h, 13 March Reply

    These sandals look very comfortable and give some height. Nice styling with the white jeans.

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:29h, 13 March Reply

    I love how you styled these sandals, lady- so polished!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Jennie
    Posted at 11:27h, 13 March Reply

    Haha – what a funny story! Wonderful spring transition look! Your top is so pretty and looks great with the moto jacket and distressed jeans. Congrats on the amazing opportunity, Jess! I will be sure to follow along on IG.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:18h, 13 March Reply

      I know right? Thank you Jennie! I got this moto years ago on Poshmark as I loved the color. Great! I will be doing ig posts and instastories. xx

  • Lisa Richardson
    Posted at 11:26h, 13 March Reply

    Wow, what a fun trip you get to go on. You’ll definitely be needing comfortable shoes for NYC. I love the color of the moto jacket and the blouse is gorgeous. Have a wonderful time!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:19h, 13 March Reply

      Thank you Lisa! Jambu has been a great company and I have enjoyed getting to know the people. Im only bringing their shoes as they are the most comfy too for ny. Glad you like the look! xx

  • Adriele
    Posted at 10:53h, 13 March Reply

    Love the sandals, Jess! Also, that jacket look stunning on you!!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:24h, 13 March Reply

      Thank you Adriele, Glad to see you here 🙂 I loved the color of the jacket ;-

  • Elise
    Posted at 10:43h, 13 March Reply

    How fun does your trip tp NYC sound? I am so jealous. Love these sandals, they look so comfy and chic!

    xx, Elise

  • Northwest Mountain Living & Style
    Posted at 09:05h, 13 March Reply

    This company is killing it with the shoes! How cute and comfy do they look! This outfit is so right up my ally! I love it!

  • Shauna
    Posted at 08:56h, 13 March Reply

    These shoes look so comfy and perfect for those that are pretty much standing all day at work! I love the design and detail!



  • Jodie
    Posted at 08:50h, 13 March Reply

    These are exactly the type of shoes for women standing on their feet all day long—how perfect for that woman!!
    I’m bummed that I won’t be able to meet you in NYC….but you’ll have a blast!!

  • Chrissy
    Posted at 08:44h, 13 March Reply

    I like that style of shoe! You styled them so nicely…makes me wish for spring weather for sure. And how exciting to be headed to NYC!! #goals #dreams 🙂 Have a wonderful time!

  • awayfromtheblue
    Posted at 08:23h, 13 March Reply

    They are lovely shoes! How funny you were able to share the discount code too, what a funny story for what is usually not the nicest experience, ha!

    Thank you for the link up! I’m thrilled to be featured as most clicked for last week!

    Hope you are having a great start to your week so far! We were at a theme park on Monday, so that was a fun way to kick off the week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 07:45h, 13 March Reply

    Yessss … to the Naomi! Loving the bungy cord sides … super comfy!

    Dawn Lucy

  • Amy
    Posted at 07:26h, 13 March Reply

    Those shoes are so cute and they look comfortable too!

  • Maureen
    Posted at 07:13h, 13 March Reply

    NYC will be a lot of fun and that’s a really funny story. It’s a great way to definitely get your mind off of things! This pair of Jambu sandals are so pretty. Love the side tie detail and the low wedge like heel. It looks so comfortable to wear and not to mention stylish! I hope you are having a great start to your week so far.

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • Laura
    Posted at 07:04h, 13 March Reply

    That is such a fun sandal! I love the lace up on the sides!

  • Andrea
    Posted at 06:51h, 13 March Reply

    NYC sounds so fun and a great opportunity! Too funny about the mammo, I just had mine last week and the tech who I always request and I I find the most fun things to talk about. Your shoes are great! The while outfit is so Spring Fresh! Have a wonderful day gorgeous!

  • Laurie
    Posted at 06:29h, 13 March Reply

    Look forward to reading about your journey Jess. Sounds exciting! Love the sandals and I remember gushing over the boots you had from this brand in winter.
    Laurie xx

  • passion fruit, paws and peonies
    Posted at 06:27h, 13 March Reply

    Beautiful soft Spring colours Jess! our shoes look marvellous! So funny how you managed a sale at the most unexpected moment. Hope you are doing well lovely xx

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 06:14h, 13 March Reply

    I love the story about the mammogram woman!! That’s brilliant! I had a similar thing happen to me at the airport security gate – while taking my boots off to walk through, the security woman said, “I love your boots!” Naturally, I told her I’d received them from The Spanish Boot Company. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to give her my blog name!!
    Great shoes, Jess. They look really comfy!
    Suzy xx

  • pamelagreer
    Posted at 06:11h, 13 March Reply

    Those look so cute!!

  • Claire justine
    Posted at 05:20h, 13 March Reply

    Great look Jess. I really need some new white jeans this Spring 🙂 Thanks for hosting.

  • Jill James
    Posted at 05:18h, 13 March Reply

    Another pair of great Jambu sandals, you really are the perfect ambassador. Enjoy your time in New York. Love your Spring outfit too.

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