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Turning Heads Linkup- Target Chestnut Jersey Dress as a Layer for Fall

Morning friends!

It’s a Target fashion week as I share just a few pieces I bought that are great layering pieces for Fall.

If you missed yesterday’s post, see how I layered my sleeveless olive midi dress from Target.

( My leopard heels are sinking into the leaves and dirt, but they are there, I assure you! )


I wrote about our busy weekend seeing a play and going to Woofstock, all such wonderful events. Last night we went to see Downton Abbey. I love our theatre, with cushy seats, great drinks, and food. Hubby and I had a Margharita pizza, he a glass of beer, and me, one of my favorite reds- 19 Crimes. I just love Downton Abbey and miss it being on! Carson and Grandmama ( Maggie Smith) are two of my favorite characters. ย Its also no surprise that I salivate just looking at the fashions they all wear. Edith wore this luscious burnt orange velvet dress in an earlier scene. If you were to play a part, who would it be?

Target Fashion

Does anyone just go into Target for one thing? Or do you have a list and then deviate from it when you spot the women’s clothing section? Hubby and I have a system. He starts the grocery shopping, I go to the women’s fashion section, and then I meet him in an aisle when he is shopping. Doesn’t sound fair to him, does it? Well, this way, it avoids him waiting for me while I shop or try things on. We will text and I’ll ask where are you? It makes me laugh as before cell phones, my hubby bought us walkie-talkies ( to keep in touch while we rode bikes or hiked ) I can picture it now. Me in the dressing room at Target- “Breaker, Breaker Roy. I am in the women’s dressing room. Be out in 10.” Haha!

I was looking at the New Day line and the Prologue line, and picked this dress up, along with the dress from yesterday’s post. It comes in this brown tone as well as black. I loved the warm brown tone and as it is a lighter layer, thought it would be wonderful, like yesterday’s dress, to layer. I have kept it just “as is” for this post, but you will see me style it with various layers as the weather gets colder. I can style it with moto jackets and long dusters and have it pictured already!

This snakeskin Mango silk scarf has been a favorite of mine. I do love a neck scarf over a necklace at times for more pattern to a look.ย 

I am wearing vintage earrings I bought on Etsy in a gold an amber stone. The bronze bracelet c/o Soft Surroundings is a nice added touch without adding too much to the look.

My leopard heels, ( only 2 inches) are from Rockport, and they have Adidas cushioning making them very comfortable and adding another animal print to the style.

I’ve got great buys buying from Target, and also scored a couple of items on Poshmark I’ll share here soon. I sold a few items and bought a few.:-)

Have you tried Target fashion?ย  How might you layer this dress for yourself?

dress- Target

earrings- vintage via Etsy

scarf- Mango ( similar scarf)

bracelet c/o Soft Surroundings

bag- Louis Vuitton Speedy 30

heels ( low 2 inch) Rockport

Have a great day!

jess xx


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  • justlivejoy
    Posted at 19:31h, 01 October Reply

    Wow! So chic and fabulous I love this look!

  • Amy Ann Arnold
    Posted at 11:13h, 26 September Reply

    This dress looks so great on you! What a good find. Glad you enjoyed the movie.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 16:01h, 25 September Reply

    Fabulous dress! I love the colour, and the snake print scarf looks lovely with it. I’ve never really got into Downton Abbey, but my mum loves it so I’ve watched it with her – I usually annoy her by asking who’s who all the time!

    Emma xxx

  • Nancy
    Posted at 14:37h, 25 September Reply

    The movie must be fabulous, still havn’t seen it yet. Walkie talkies?? Ha ha, that’s a long time ago. What a beautiful dress, you wear autumn colors so well!

  • isthismutton
    Posted at 10:40h, 25 September Reply

    Wearing your perfect colors Jess and showcasing your fabulous figure! Thanks for linking up at #WowOnWednesday.

  • Melody Jacobs
    Posted at 04:00h, 25 September Reply

    you look so classy. The colors are well put together. I love them.

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  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 22:52h, 24 September Reply

    I saw Downton Abbey this weekend tooโ€”couldn’t believe how packed the theatre was! Lady Mary is my favorite character, and I would totally rock that gorgeous zebra dress that she wore to the ball. And how can you not love Grandmama’s one-liners? I think we need a sequel with Tom and whats-her-name ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Laura Bambrick
    Posted at 21:52h, 24 September Reply

    That dress is so pretty on you! I absolutely love the snakeskin scarf! I used to love Target fashion, but now that we live farther away from one it’s harder to get to. Clearly I am missing out!

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 20:04h, 24 September Reply

    Wow Jess! That dress fits like it was made for you! xo

  • aquamarinastyle
    Posted at 18:30h, 24 September Reply

    Another great look on you! Just can’t beat some of these dresses from Target, can we? I like the long sleeves on this one and your scarf gives it just the right touch. Of course, so do the leopard heels! Kitten heels are the best, aren’t they?

    Happy Tuesday,
    xx Darlene

  • Tea
    Posted at 17:16h, 24 September Reply

    That dress is simply stunning on you. WOW. Happy Fall!
    xo Tea

  • eyeloveknots
    Posted at 14:57h, 24 September Reply

    You look beautiful! And those earrings! What a find.


  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
    Posted at 14:03h, 24 September Reply

    What a beautiful dress and it is that perfect fall color that makes you think of fall foliage!! I do love shopping at Target for clothes and jewelry!


  • Neti*
    Posted at 13:12h, 24 September Reply

    Love this dress on you Jess!! You know. . . I’m a true Tarjaay customer and have several items of clothing from Target in my closet. Enjoy. . .

  • Lizzie
    Posted at 12:59h, 24 September Reply

    This dress is so beautiful! It’s perfect for fall and I just adore how you styled it!


  • Midlife and Beyond
    Posted at 12:38h, 24 September Reply

    I do this too when I go food shopping. Always begin in the fashion department. There’s always something to tempt me! I love the
    dress your wearing. The colour is fabulous. So, looking forward to seeing the Downton abbey movie. Alison xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:44h, 24 September Reply

      You will love the movie! It is alot of fun and makes you wonder if they will continue with another. Yes, Target is very tempting – food and clothes!

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:02h, 24 September Reply

    This cognac shade is one of my favorite colors and it looks fab on you Jess. Love the dress and the neck scarf. In fact I am wearing a neck scarf on my blog story today too!

  • Jodie
    Posted at 11:21h, 24 September Reply

    I just love Target nowadays. I can’t go in without buying something for myself!!
    Love this outfit Jess.

  • ee0926
    Posted at 11:12h, 24 September Reply

    I have had to limit my Target visits because I run in for one thing and I never leave spending less than $100.
    I LOVE this dress, the color is so pretty and it looks s beautiful on you! You have accessorized it perfectly too!

    xx, Elise

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:25h, 24 September Reply

    Such a pretty Fall look! I really love that scarf.

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:12h, 24 September Reply

    This color is just my favorite on you! Love the added scarf too!



  • Shugunna Alexander
    Posted at 08:22h, 24 September Reply

    Very pretty colors and the dress is wonderful on you!

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 07:58h, 24 September Reply

    Spot on Spectacular!! LOVE the color and you ache the BEST figure Jess!

  • Mica
    Posted at 07:27h, 24 September Reply

    Such a cute dress, and that colour is so nice on you, I can see why you bought it! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope that your week is off to a great start ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Chrissy Rowden
    Posted at 07:02h, 24 September Reply

    I love that you and your hubby do so much life together. And you should totally bring walkie talkies next time to Target for old time’s sake. ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a great week…as always you look fabulous!

  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 07:00h, 24 September Reply

    I love your shopping system! That dress looks fabulous on you! Such a gorgeous fall color!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  • Martina Elegant
    Posted at 06:54h, 24 September Reply

    You look great! This color dress is just perfect for you. I wish I could buy one like that because it would be a major player in my wardrobe to combined with so many pieces.

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 06:48h, 24 September Reply

    Gorgeous as always, Jess! I love those little heels, too! I have managed to stay out of Target for exactly this reason! No more spending until I start earning more. Haha.


  • This Main Line Life
    Posted at 06:09h, 24 September Reply

    Oh, that’s another nice Target dress. I’m totally the person who goes in there for one thing and comes out with 10. I love the grandmother on Downton too. She’s such a great character.

  • Kellyann Rohr
    Posted at 04:31h, 24 September Reply

    Was that movie not the best? Gosh I loved every minute and yes, the fashions are amazing! I love Mary and think that’s who I’d be in a play. So funny about you and the walkie talkies in the dressing room – hahahaha, thank goodness for cell phones!
    This dress is stunning on you, styled brilliantly and the the picture of fall fashion! Love it!

  • grownupglamour1
    Posted at 02:58h, 24 September Reply

    A perfect dress for Fall, love the colour on you Jess. We do have Target stores here but the clothing is pretty ordinary. I had to laugh at the idea of walkie talkies. Downtown Abbey has just started showing here too, I must go , if only for the clothing.

  • mummabstylish
    Posted at 02:47h, 24 September Reply

    Very stylish indeed, looks fab on you. Love the sound of your shopping Jess! Jacqui xx

  • Laurie
    Posted at 02:40h, 24 September Reply

    This is just what I’m looking for! I love the colour of this dress Jess. (your link leads to boots btw) A bargain price too, I wish we had Target here in the Uk. Styled perfectly too xx

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