Turning Heads Linkup – Karina Dresses – Autumn in New York Collection - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads Linkup – Karina Dresses – Autumn in New York Collection


You know I love my Karina dresses! I seemed to have amassed quite a collection. I love the versatility, styles and no wrinkle factor. I am probably going to take this one on my vacation in October! Just roll it up in your suitcase and no ironing involved, I love that, especially if I am on a trip. This Fall Paisley print was an easy choice for me with its rust, orange, olive, burgundy and cobalt shades. I knew I had a lot in my closet to layer with this dress, so you will see it again, styled for colder weather. This dress is part of the Autumn in New York Collection with the print called “Cinnamon Coffee”.

Karina Dresses and the weekend

Thank Goodness I took these pictures a week before the storm. I haven’t had the ability to take photos ( not the most crucial thing in the world) as the storm has created tress down, wind and rain for the past 5 days. I have been praying that all of the people affected by the storm had safety and got out of harms way. Our area, Charlotte,  was prepared for the weather and fortunately, we did not lose power or water. We had our Emergency Storm Kit of beer, wine, hummus and cheeses.  No really, that was our “back up kit” we made sure we had water, milk and bread, of course! 🙂

With being home bound from Thursday to Sunday, with heavy winds and rain, I was able to get some things done. I worked on the blog, played guitar, and organized my closet for Fall.

Karina dresses has a new collection- Autumn in New York, that I love- a ruby red dress,  olive  with polka dots and  the Falling Leaves print being favorites. You know they are made in the USA and are perfect for the Fall trip or wearing to work.


What I loved about this dress, besides the faux wrap style, is all of the beautiful fall shades in this look. A great way to transition to Fall, when you are in the South, is dress in Fall colors, and this Karina dress has that. I love the paisley print with the browns, rust, burgundy and cobalt shades. I’ll add a jean jacket or moto to this look with boots when it gets a bit chilly.

“Pardon Me Boys, Here Comes the Chatanooga Cho-Cho” – oops, I must still have Glenn Miller on the brain.. Here comes the Huntersville, NC, Ca-boose!  This red caboose is a Huntersville Landmark.

I knew I wanted to bring a “bit of Fall” into this look with Fall colors. Layers will have to wait! I do have plans for this dress as the weather gets chiller, however, I thought I would wear burgundy and brown and bring out my LV Speedy, as it was getting awfully lonely in my closet!

I love dragonflies- and the ruby center added a fun touch to this vintage inspired dress.

c/o this dress was gifted to me by Karina Dresses. All opinions are mine and truthful


Cinnamon Coffee dress in Ruby c/o Karina dresses

LV Bag

shoes ASOS



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  • Mary, The Pouting Pensioner
    Posted at 05:19h, 27 September Reply

    Oh Jess, you’re legs make ANY dress look good!!! Hugs, x.

  • Karren~Make Monday Fashion Linkup
    Posted at 22:53h, 18 September Reply

    Love the dress, Ive always loved paisley!! Would love to have you share on Live Laugh Love To Shops fashion linkup

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 20:37h, 18 September Reply

    Gorgeous dress, Jess. I love the colors that pattern and your shoes are positively perfect! I’m glad you didn’t get all the damage and problems that they did right along the coast. It is nice once in a while to have a reason to stay inside and get a few things done. Have a great day! – Amy

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 19:30h, 18 September Reply

    I love Karina dresses! This print is made for your coloring! You look fabulous! I now own three Karina dresses (the first one I won via your giveaway a few years back!), and I love them all.

    Thanks for the link up!

  • Jill James
    Posted at 19:03h, 18 September Reply

    Jess, you wear your Karrina dresses so beautifully and this one with its Autumn toned paisley is just perfect with your hair and skin tone. I had been wondering if you were affected by the storms, glad to hear that all is OK. Many thanks for hosting .

  • Lisa Richardson
    Posted at 18:55h, 18 September Reply

    So very happy y’all made without much of the storm hitting there. The tornadoes went through Richmond yesterday and one set down and destroyed a bldg and took a life 1.5 miles from my parents house. So scary. Love the dress and the shoes and bag are perfect. I’d love an LV, but just feel so guilty to buy one. XO

  • Carrie at Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 17:43h, 18 September Reply

    This dress just brings out your gorgeous red hair! I am so glad you are safe. I’ve been praying for all of those affected by the hurricane!


  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 16:17h, 18 September Reply

    I’m so glad you’re ok after the storm—I’ve been worried about all of my blogging friends out east. Hopefully things get back to normal for you soon!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 15:18h, 18 September Reply

    I agree with Laura, you look fabulous in dresses, especially wrap dresses. The color mix is perfect for you too!, but you can really wear almost any color and look fabulous with your beautiful red hair!!! Thank you for hosting Jess! XOXO


  • Laura
    Posted at 12:55h, 18 September Reply

    You always look amazing in a dress! This one is no exception! I love the fall colors and print and those shoes are fabulous!

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 11:37h, 18 September Reply

    Jess I am so glad you were not effected by the storm. Love this dress on you with pretty fall colors and the shoes are fab!

  • Liz
    Posted at 11:16h, 18 September Reply

    I’m glad you are safe from the storm! Also, that’s such a pretty dress on you!


  • Jennie
    Posted at 10:33h, 18 September Reply

    Beautiful dress and so perfect for fall! I really like this style and think you accessorized perfectly. It is so nice to see the sun out again, right?

  • budgetbelles80
    Posted at 10:32h, 18 September Reply

    I am glad to know that you were okay during the storm. I know here in Eastern North Carolina a lot of places were damaged. I love the dress you featured and how beautiful the colors look on you! I also love your pictures.

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 10:11h, 18 September Reply

    I just love the colors in this dress! So perfect for fall! Your shoes are beautiful, too.


  • cheapchichome
    Posted at 09:56h, 18 September Reply

    What a great look, Jess. Yes, I get it about colors in the warm weather. Glad you are safe! It’s nice that the dress is a faux wrap, no worries about it coming unwrapped!

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:37h, 18 September Reply

    What a perfect fall dress! I love Karina dresses. They are are always so pretty. Love the shoes too.

  • Tatiana Moskatova
    Posted at 09:28h, 18 September Reply

    You look gorgeous, Jess! I love how this dress matches your hair color! Fall is definitely your season!


  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:07h, 18 September Reply

    Oh how I love this dress for fall! The colors look so gorgeous on you, Jess!



  • Lisa
    Posted at 09:03h, 18 September Reply

    Thanks for introducing me to this brand! Love it!

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 08:55h, 18 September Reply

    Beautiful dress, the colours are perfect for this time of year! I love the jewellery you’ve chosen too. Glad to hear you’ve weathered the storm and stayed safe.

    Emma xxx

  • Suzanne Carillo
    Posted at 08:47h, 18 September Reply

    Karina dresses are lovely and you chose a great one to feature.

    Thanks for the feature : P


  • Jodie
    Posted at 08:43h, 18 September Reply

    These colors are amazing Jess…especially on you! I’m glad you’re safe.

  • Elise
    Posted at 08:41h, 18 September Reply

    Such a beautiful dress, I love these warm tones on you!

    xx, Elise

  • This Main Line Life
    Posted at 08:04h, 18 September Reply

    I’m having trouble taking photos too because of all the rain. These pics with the train are great though.
    X, Julie

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:48h, 18 September Reply

    Was thinking of yo Jess, so glad you guys are ok. What an incredible dress and love the photoshoot by that awesome train caboose. You look Fantastic!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 06:36h, 18 September Reply

    Jess, I am loving these fall colors on you! That dress is gorgeous and your accessories are all so, so good! I love the train as a backdrop for these photos, too. I am glad to hear that you are safe in the wake of the storm.


  • Maureen
    Posted at 05:58h, 18 September Reply

    Your paisley wrap dress is beautiful! The dress fits you so well and the print is timeless. My son would love this train caboose. He is obsessed with trains!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 05:28h, 18 September Reply

    This dress was made for you Jess! So glad to hear that you stayed safe and dry.

  • Osy osehie
    Posted at 05:06h, 18 September Reply

    Beautiful dress Jess. And you styled it so well.

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 04:27h, 18 September Reply

    Karina dresses were made for you! This one is so beautiful and the colors are perfect on you. I love your vintage dragonfly pin! And you know I am drooling over your LV bag! You chose the perfect back drop for your photos too and I love your Glenn Miller reference!
    I am so happy to hear you never lost power or water and y’all were prepared. It is so hard to see all the flooding and loss, my continued prayers for all those affected by Florence. So much heartbreak!

  • awayfromtheblue
    Posted at 04:07h, 18 September Reply

    That is such a beautiful dress on you, such nice colours and a lovely print and style 🙂 I’m glad you had a productive few days and the storm wasn’t too bad for you – saw some crazy footage here of it!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you’re having a good week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • passion fruit, paws and peonies
    Posted at 02:32h, 18 September Reply

    You found the perfect location to show off your beautiful Karina dress Jess! I love the cut of this dress – so flattering! xx Maria

  • Laurie
    Posted at 02:17h, 18 September Reply

    Another fabulous Karina dress Jess. I just love that flattering fit xx

  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:15h, 18 September Reply

    I always love your Karina dresses! A lot of colors suit you very well. Cool and warm colors! And those shoes are fantastic! I have always a lot of trouble finding brown items. Like cardigans and shoes.

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