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Turning Heads Linkup- Styling Grey Jeans

Grey jean outfit

Let me say it has been cooooold and very rainy here in Charlotte, NC. It has rained so much we have a pond behind our house! 7 straight days of rain is no fun! What is fun is getting my pink Boden coat out for a photoshoot with my grey jeans styled is one of my favorite color combinations.

Grey jean outfit

Pink Boden coat

Styling Grey Jeans

One of my favorite “cool toned” outfits is paring my grey jeans with pink, as I do here with my Boden pink vintage inspired coat. The plum sweater is old from Loft, and adds a bit of a warmer tone near my face, as it has brown undertones. These grey jeans are the Rockstar mid-rise jeans from Old Navy, one of my tried and true favorites. They don’t have this exact pair, but these high -rise jeans are a close second!

There are ways to style grey jeans, but because they are a neutral, you can wear them with any color.

I love the combo of grey and other neutrals for a sophisticated look. Try pairing taupe, cream, and of course black with grey.

Monochromatic looks are always chic and stylish. You can see how my leg line is longer with the same color bootie, extending from the skinny jean. Wearing all grey and adding a pop of color is quite eye catching. 

“Ultimate Grey” is Pantone’s Color of the year ,along with “Illuminating yellow”, a bright yellow. For Spring, why not try mixing the two, or transition in between seasons with a yellow sweater and grey jeans. Add some fashion sneakers to make it a fun, casual look. If you missed my post about 2021 Pantone’s Colors of the year, Pantone Color of the Year 2021 – Elegantly Dressed and Stylish – Fashion Over 50.

With Spring approaching, another transitional look is to pair grey with pastels. There are some gorgeous mints, yellows and pale pinks that would look quite fresh with grey jeans.

If you are a leopard fan, the “Snow leopard ” print is a great one to pair with grey. You could certainly pair the warmer tan/leopard print as well, if you have more or want more warmer tones near your face.

Grey Jean Options

Old Navy High Waisted Straight

Old Navy High Waisted Rockstar 

NYDJ Slim Straight Ankle Jeans

Wit and Wisdom Skinny Jean

NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg in light grey

Valentine Fun

I mentioned yesterday, , mom and i  did a wine tasting, chocolate pairing for Vday. We bought chocolate truffles in an assortment and then I chose 3 wines we have not tried. Going by the descriptions only, I picked a Tempranillo, a Cab Sauv, and a Cabernet Franc. The winner of the night was the Cab Franc, Arraigo Benegas Estate, 2018. It was so smooth and delicious and paired well with the chocolaty goodness! I am a big believer in giving cards too, so I enjoyed giving those.

Grey jean outfit

Grey jean looks

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Hubby bought these precious earrings from a shop in Asheville, NC for my Birthday a few years ago. Pink Boden coat

Grey jean look

Lovin my long grey gloves I picked up in Asheville on year. The button detail caught my eye.

Pink Boden coat

Outfit

Loft sweater

Boden pink coat

Grey jeans- Old Navy

grey booties- Secheylle

bag- Tressje

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34 Comments
  • Natalie
    Posted at 09:38h, 21 February Reply

    I am seriously in LOVE with this outfit! Lately I have been obsessed with that dusty rose color pink. And it matches perfectly with the whole outfit! Plus your hair! Gorgeous!

  • Chrissy Rowden
    Posted at 09:32h, 18 February Reply

    Your hubby takes wonderful photos, featuring each detail perfectly. 🙂 I’m loving your pinks, purples and greys. The colors are so pretty together!

  • beautybymissl
    Posted at 07:43h, 18 February Reply

    Just beautiful color combination and outfit!
    And I’m pleasantly surprised that I was the most clicked from last week 🙂
    Thank you for hosting the link up!

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 00:32h, 18 February Reply

    It’s been cold and rainy here too, but I’ll take that over snow like Texas got! Love your pink coat and I hope it’s keeping you warm!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 18:19h, 17 February Reply

    Beautiful coat! I love pink and grey together. The wine and chocolate tasting sounds fun! Thanks for linking up!

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

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 17:27h, 17 February Reply

    The coat is such a yummy color of pink! Sounds like a fun Valentines celebration.

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  • isthismutton
    Posted at 02:28h, 17 February Reply

    I love grey jeans and they look wonderful with your vintage Boden coat. The Valentines wine and chocolate tasting sounds divine!

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 22:04h, 16 February Reply

    I love that coat! My kinda coat! lol

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  • Lucy Bertoldi
    Posted at 21:07h, 16 February Reply

    Yes to grey and especially with pink! love!

  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 20:52h, 16 February Reply

    I love how you’ve styled those grey jeans with mauve and bright pink. Such a beautiful combo, Jess! Thanks for the inspo!

    xx Darlene

  • Jodie
    Posted at 20:25h, 16 February Reply

    At least you look at the bright side and realize that cold means pulling out the fabulous coat Jess!!!
    OXOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Maureen
    Posted at 19:25h, 16 February Reply

    Beautiful coat Jess! The buttons are such a fun detail. Plus, it looks marvelous paired with grey. I am excited for the Pantone color Illuminating. I have been gravitating towards yellow a lot and I cannot wait to see it in its glory come spring!

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • HelloIm50ish
    Posted at 16:11h, 16 February Reply

    I just love your outfit Jess!
    I think pink looks so wonderful with grey and wear it often!
    I love how you added a plum sweater under your pink jacket! Well done!

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 16:07h, 16 February Reply

    That grey is so pretty with pink – I love the sweater and of course that coat! Stay warm!
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • lindaandkent
    Posted at 15:36h, 16 February Reply

    Loving the coat and great sweater with the grey jeans

  • Ashley
    Posted at 14:15h, 16 February Reply

    Oooh gray and pink are a match made in heaven!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • Midlife and Beyond
    Posted at 13:49h, 16 February Reply

    Such a beautiful coat. Jess, you’re always spot on with your colours – and this is such a gorgeous combination, it’s one of my
    favourites too. Thank you for hosting and have a lovely week. xx

  • Di
    Posted at 13:41h, 16 February Reply

    I love your pink coat, it is the perfect way to combat the winter blues! The weather all across the country is so crazy this winter. In Maryland, we have had a treacherous combination of freezing rain and snow-cannot wait until spring! Thanks for sharing and have a nice week!

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 13:07h, 16 February Reply

    One of my most favourite colour combinations Jess. Thank you for hosting today. Jacqui x

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 11:52h, 16 February Reply

    Great outfit Jess, I love pink and gray its such a chic unexpected color combo. Love that sweater too!

  • Graceful Rags
    Posted at 11:45h, 16 February Reply

    I absolutely adore this outfit!! The color combination is amazing and I love that coat. Your V-Day wine pairing sounds very fun… My boyfriend is in a class at our college called “Wines of the World” where he just gets to try wines and pairings all day! So fun.

    Miles of smiles,
    Grace

    gracefulrags.com

  • laurabambrick
    Posted at 10:51h, 16 February Reply

    I love the mauve and pink paired with the grey jeans! I always forget about my grey jeans but this makes for such a beautiful combination!

  • Rosemary Davis
    Posted at 10:12h, 16 February Reply

    Jess,
    You have done it again!
    Pink and gray together for a winning combination!
    Love it!

    Rosemary xoxo-dSs

  • mireilleftm
    Posted at 08:12h, 16 February Reply

    I am really liking the grey and pink! Just seeing your outfit gives me two outfit ideas with grey and pink in my closet. What a lovely pink coat to top your outfit.
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  • Lisa D.
    Posted at 07:49h, 16 February Reply

    YES. I love this color combination. Looks great on you too!. I am in love with those booties. I have a pair of gray boots and they go with just about any color.
    Lisa

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:43h, 16 February Reply

    Jess, I really like this outfit! The color palette is gorgeous and that plum sweater is really beautiful. It looks amazing with your pink coat. And those gloves are so fun, too! For every day you have had rain, we have had snow and I am over it! Stay warm, my friend.

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • grownupglamour1
    Posted at 06:42h, 16 February Reply

    Jess , I do love your pink and grey combination. Your valentines day sounds a lot of fun. Many thanks for hosting, hope the weather has improved.

  • The Grey Brunette
    Posted at 06:24h, 16 February Reply

    Jess, I’m in love with your pink Boden jacket. It’s beautiful! I’m a huge fan of grey and pink so I’m swooning here!
    Hugs
    Suzy xx

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 05:52h, 16 February Reply

    Pink and grey is such a pretty pairing! Your coat is beautiful! Looks so warm and cozy!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • Mica Away From Blue
    Posted at 05:35h, 16 February Reply

    Your grey jeans look so good! I have a pair and they are a staple in my wardrobe! As you’ve shown here they look so good with pink. That’s a beautiful coat on you 🙂

    Thank you for the link up 🙂

    Hope your week is off to a nice start 🙂

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 02:55h, 16 February Reply

    I’m loving the pink coat Jess. I’ve never bought from Boden before but I’m tempted. They have some lovely SS21 items this year xx

  • Katie
    Posted at 02:48h, 16 February Reply

    Love how you styled this pretty pink coat! Grey and pink make for a fabulous color combo!

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

  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:22h, 16 February Reply

    I just shoot a outfit last weekend with similar colors, so beautiful together! What a gorgeous coat and your hubby knows how to shop earrings!

  • Rena
    Posted at 01:30h, 16 February Reply

    Jess, I agree that gray and pink make for a great color combination that’s both fresh and classic. You’ve turned out another cozy and stylish that’s full in inspiration.

    Rena
    http://www.finewhateverblog.com

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