Turning Heads Linkup- Styling an Olive Green Bag with Dark Florals - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish - Fashion Over 50
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Turning Heads Linkup- Styling an Olive Green Bag with Dark Florals

Fall is a time to get out the dark florals and of course your Fall bags. I’ve styled my new Teddy Blake bag today with my romantic dark floral Mango dress.

My Look

Yesterday I styled this bag with jeans and a moto, today I am wearing a dark floral with the GIGI leather satchel in a gorgeous Stampatto leather.

Here are  the details:

10.6″h x 5.7″w x 13.4″l
Handle drop length: 3.4″
17″ to 23″ detachable/adjustable shoulder strap
One interior zip pocket
Signature dust bag included

I have worked with them before, and mentioned it yesterday in my post. The other bag I chose is the AVA in red croc.

You think I would go for a neutral. A safe bet. Tan, cognac, black . But every lady needs a fabulous red bag! That pop of red that makes you feel good and sophisticated. An all black ensemble with a stand out red bag!

Today, I did think about the neutrals, and went with a color you may not see out as much as the other neutrals, but goes with so much in a wardrobe. Olive Green. This particular shade has a brown undertone and it pairs very nicely with other neutrals as well as any color.

Florals are still my jam, and this dark floral is so pretty and is quite complimentary to the bag I am toting.

Satchels have always seemed sophisticated to me, and I love structured bags such as this. It also comes with a strap if you favor that option.

I went a little “matchy” with my Franco Sarto suede olive booties, but they needed  to accompany this dress.

I love Teddy Blake bags, they are structured, made of Italian Leather and beautiful hardware.

Happenings

I mentioned yesterday, that last week I bent over the wrong way ( postural problem!) while opening up a bag of mulch and woah! a lightening bolt of pain twinged at my back and side. If my PT was reading, my paraspinal muscles, my Quadratus Lumborum, and gluteus medius were all hurting ( read- I sprained my hip and back). So, I have been icing, using heat, reading and watching more Netflix than I care to. I called my mom and expressed the woes of getting older…!

I am planning  to enjoy some of the Fall festival activities around here. Picking pumpkins, Vineyard outings, and driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway to see the Fall foliage are on my Fall list!

  • bag gifted by Teddy Blake all opinions are honest and truthful.

Have you shopped on Teddy Blake for a handbag? What color might you choose for your wardrobe?

OUtfit

Dress- Mango

GiGi Palmetto bag c/o Teddy Blake- Love this green bag as well 

Olive suede booties- Franco Sarto

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36 Comments
  • Diana Smith
    Posted at 14:41h, 29 March Reply

    Nice dresses! I really love the black on printed flowers on it!

  • Hella Smith
    Posted at 04:57h, 11 November Reply

    Such an amazing post. I liked your bag a lot.

  • Pulkit Nagar
    Posted at 03:26h, 10 November Reply

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  • Neman Stark
    Posted at 08:19h, 06 November Reply

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  • Lucy Bertoldi
    Posted at 14:08h, 08 October Reply

    What a fabulous green bag! The whole outfit is gorgeous- loving this fall vibe so much!

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  • Ashley
    Posted at 21:05h, 07 October Reply

    Great bag- and such a great look! Loving these fall florals!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 14:34h, 07 October Reply

    Such a beautiful dress and bag! I hope your back and hip feels better soon. I have recurring lower back pain and it really is a nuisance!

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

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 23:50h, 06 October Reply

    I love this outfit, Jess! The floral dress and olive purse are perfect together. So pretty!

    I hope you’re feeling better with your sprained muscles. Ouch! I’ll be making a doctor’s appointment for my randomly sore joints. So weird. But I need to find a new one to establish care here in NC anyway.

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  • notdressedaslamb
    Posted at 05:10h, 06 October Reply

    Oh Jess I’ve also done the “pulled something while doing something mundane” injury… so sorry you’re hurting! A few months ago I bent down to pick up my wellies and my back went, I had four days of severe back pain! The joys of getting older as you said 🙁

    Your dress is absolutely glorious – I ADORE that pattern and the colours in it. Looks beautiful with the olive bag.

    Thank you so much for hosting, get well soon!

    Catherine x

  • The Grey Brunette
    Posted at 04:24h, 06 October Reply

    OUCH! You poor thing, spraining your back and hip! I know how painful that can be. I hope you feel better quickly, Jess!
    And you look fabulous — I love everything about this outfit!
    Hugs
    Suzy xx

  • isthismutton
    Posted at 02:10h, 06 October Reply

    Serious bag envy Jess – and the boots!! Super outfit, I love the phrase “dark florals.” xx

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 01:25h, 06 October Reply

    That bag is gorgeous! I love a nice dark green leather for fall, as well as that moody floral you’re wearing with it!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Rena
    Posted at 00:50h, 06 October Reply

    Jess, olive green is definitely a perfect shade for Fall and can easily work as a neutral. It goes so well with your gorgeous dress. I do hope that your back is feeling better soon.

    Rena
    http://www.finewhateverblog.com

  • Valerie Hansen
    Posted at 22:35h, 05 October Reply

    Wow Jess this dress is sooo gorgeous..I am normally not a fan of florals, but the colors and print of this one are just perfect! Beautiful for fall!
    xo
    Valerie
    http://www.,mapleleopard.com

  • Jodie
    Posted at 20:01h, 05 October Reply

    That bag is beautiful Jess. I swear you have the best style for fall!!
    OXOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Rosemary Davis
    Posted at 15:57h, 05 October Reply

    Jess,
    I am in love with olive green this season. And your bag is fantastic. The styling and color makes it a stunning statement accessory!

    Rosemary
    http://www.distinctlysouthernstyle.com

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 14:00h, 05 October Reply

    This bag is such a gorgeous fall color. It is a color I don’t have in a bag, but I may need to change that! I think olive can work as a neutral, but also stand out depending on what you wear with it. This dress is so, so pretty on you and it really goes perfectly with that olive bag! I love all of the colorful flowers and the dark background against them.

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 13:52h, 05 October Reply

    Ooh, I love that olive bag! So rich and chic with your floral dress. And you are right that every girl needs a red bag, too!! Lol! I sprained my hip/back almost two weeks ago while trying to hang a shower rod. I didn’t fall but sure tweaked something. Yes, lots of icing and taking it easy. I really hate it! Take care.

    xx Darlene

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 12:49h, 05 October Reply

    Fabulous outfit, Jess! I love all the gorgeous shades of green! Your bag, dress, and booties are all so wonderful. I hope your back feels better soon. That sounds kind of like a nightmare! Sending heeling energy your way.

    Shelbee

  • Sinziana
    Posted at 12:32h, 05 October Reply

    Hello again and thank you for another week of hosting!

    I have never shopped for bags on this brand but I may try it…your bag is looking great!

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 11:36h, 05 October Reply

    What a gorgeous outfit! I love the olive green with the dark florals. So perfect for fall!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 11:24h, 05 October Reply

    I am also showing olive on my blog today! Such a pretty color for fall and a great color on you Jess. Love this whole look and that bag is gorgeous. I have one of their bags too and it is top quality.

  • Nicole Mölders
    Posted at 10:22h, 05 October Reply

    This olive bag is the perfect wardrobe addition for you. It goes with almost everything in your closet. It’s your neutral! The classic style makes it an evergreen. It will get noticed in the sea of tan and black bags.

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 09:15h, 05 October Reply

    That green is such a pretty shade, Teddy Blake bags are so good. I feel your pain (literally) with your back. I had a similar situation last week and it was right before my trip – I panicked. I rested it and it’s better but oh boy…
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • Chrissy Rowden
    Posted at 09:10h, 05 October Reply

    Ugh! I’m sorry to hear that you’re hurting Jess. You wouldn’t know it from these photos. You look gorgeous and I love that you matched the bag and the shoes.

  • laurabambrick
    Posted at 08:02h, 05 October Reply

    I’m so sorry to hear you are hurting! I hope your hip and back feel better soon! Love your gorgeous Teddy Blake bag! The olive is perfect for fall!

  • Mica - Away From Blue
    Posted at 06:57h, 05 October Reply

    That’s a beautiful autumn dress on you and the olive bag is so perfect with it! sorry to hear you hurt your back – I really hope you feel better soon!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope your week is going well 🙂

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 06:54h, 05 October Reply

    That bag is gorgeous Jess. I so prefer a top handle bag over any other and the colour is just… Only one post from me this week. Running behind! xx

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 06:53h, 05 October Reply

    Those bags are quite beautiful!
    I saw a pumpkin patch near my parents with sunflower field and hope to take my youngest boys this weekend. The rain will have stopped by then but it might be muddy!
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 06:39h, 05 October Reply

    I’m a huge fan of Teddy Blake and love your bag! The color is gorgeous! Hope you feel better soon!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • Gemma
    Posted at 06:28h, 05 October Reply

    Such a gorgeous bag and I love your dress so much!
    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

  • Lovely
    Posted at 02:42h, 05 October Reply

    Truly a gorgeous dress to match the beautiful bag! I’m sorry to hear about your sprain, hope you feel better soon.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    http://www.mynameislovely.com

  • Katie
    Posted at 02:08h, 05 October Reply

    What a gorgeous bag! It looks perfect with your dress! I hope you feel better soon so you can get out and enjoy the fall weather!

    -Katie
    http://www.hellokatiegirlblog.com/

  • Anna Marcus
    Posted at 01:13h, 05 October Reply

    I love this bag a lot, Jess. It has reach deep olive green colour and lovely soft rich look on the finish. As for your back, I feel for you as I did something to mine five weeks ago and still can’t recover. I guess, for you it would be much more serious injury, hope you will feel better in no time 🙂
    https://lookingfabulousat50.blogspot.com.au/

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