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Turning Heads #linkup: Trending Now-Going Gray



Hello Ladies

Welcome to #turningheads Tuesday!

Ha! Got ya! Didn’t I? You ladies know me by now. Would I be the one to go gray ? I know many ladies  that look great with gray or white hair, but my long hair and pale complexion just wouldn’t cut it! My sister and I reminisced about our next door neighbor, when we were very young, going next door and having her answer the door, only to see a very old woman with stringy, long gray hair. As small kids, she scared us, and we were convinced she was a witch! Now, let me just say that this post today is about me wearing shades of gray. I have seen this as a color that has been quite popular this season, and I always loved various grey tones, with a fondness for charcoal grey.

I can not beleive it is Dec 1st already, I do all of my shopping on-line and have just stocking stuffers to get. Usually I can be stumped on stuffers, but my hubby has been ordering from Blue Apron, a service which sends food and amazing recipie cards with education about the herbs, foods, etc in glossy pictures. He has been making some gourmet meals! So I am heading to the kitchen isle at Target to see what gadgets I can put in there, along with chocolate and wine, those are a given . Other than that it is a matter of decorating and wrapping.

I have been wearing a fair amount of fall tones as of late, browns, rust, gold, mustard, so I decided to change it up a bit with this look today. I am wearing a Banana Republic cashmere gray sweater with my super soft denim knit leggings gifted to me by  by Fabrizio Gianni. I love the slim fit and the soft, comfortable feel to these jeans. I wanted to add some pattern to the mix, so I styled this look with my Banana Republic Snow Leopard shrug, my new Seychelle suede grey booties ( I mentioned I am obsessing over boots lately), and a touch of texture with my JJ winters clutch. So black and grey, was my inspiration for today.

Outfit Details: Snow grey leopard shrug: Banana Republic,( like this one, and this) Grey sweater: ,)(like this grey one)  Jeggings c/o Fabrizio Gianni, new Booties by Seychelle, ( sim) clutch: JJ Winters

Earrings: Vintage from Etsy

I want to thank you for the great turn out last week! 170 linkups, lets just say, you kept me busy! I love looking at your outfits.







Linking up: with Visible Monday, Still Being Molly, Not dressed as Lamb,  SHoe andTell , How I Spring Manic Monday, Monday MingleLinkup with Lisa Tues: Garaytreasures Link Up  Style Sessions,Walking in Memphis   Bless Her Heart Wed: The Pleated Poppy, Get Your Pretty On,Random Wednesday,   Style Me Wednesday  Watcha Wearing Wednesday,  Jersey Girl Texan Heart  Trendy Wednesday  Momsmorningcoffee Thurs: A Labour of Fashion,Reason to Dress,  Throwback Thursday Friday:Passion 4 Fashion  ,Style Elixer    Fun Fashion Friday  / Forage Fashion 

Most clicked this week was: My friend Bogi, of Red Reticule with  Choosing the Right Coat for Your Body Type . It hasn’t even gone below 50 degrees here yet, still waiting to wear my winter coat! Love this mulberry color!

burgundy - fall and winter style - More style inspiration on REDRETICULE.COM

My PINTEREST PIC of the WEEK is Chelsea from He Said She Said, as I love the caramel colored tunic dress, the fluffy fur vest and the over the knee boots. The colors reminded me of the leaves beneath her feet Pretty!

falling leaves on thanksgiving

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    December 8, 2015 at 7:11 am

    You look so so good! i mean talk about legs for miles!! Stunning look as always lovely x x

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    Nicole Mölders (@HighLatitudeSty)
    December 5, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Is there a color you can’t pull off? Great outfit!

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    December 3, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    Gorgeous gray combo, I love the print on the sweater.
    Thank you for linking up to “Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me”
    Rachel xo
    Garay Treasures

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    December 2, 2015 at 9:08 am

    You look fabulous Jess! You are welcome to add your fashion and beauty links:
    November BEAUTY LINKUP

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    [email protected]
    December 2, 2015 at 7:12 am

    You look fabulous in grey! I want the necklace & boots!

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    Andrea Nine
    December 2, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Jess, I cannot even tell you how much I LOVE this!! That shrug is like the Perfect piece!!! You look HOT, va va va voom, date night HOT!!! Bet hubby loved this look on you!! So pretty and chic!!!

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    Sir N Maam
    December 2, 2015 at 4:47 am

    Really Inspiring! Looking beautiful especially the upper and shrug 🙂

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    December 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Cute look and I love Chelsea!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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    [email protected]
    December 1, 2015 at 7:50 pm

    You look terrific in gray!

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    Brooke of Passport Couture
    December 1, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Such a cute and stylish outfit! Love the leopard print shrug!

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    Petite Silver Vixen
    December 1, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    I really like the change of colours on you Jess. And great minds think alike – I too have done an outfit using some grey today! Love the softness of the cashmere and ooooh that snow leopard shrug is just perfect with the outfit. Gives it just the right amount of pattern and shows off your very trim figure. And as always such lovely details – the nail colour for one and then what I’ve dubbed the ‘Jess Signature’ – a gorgeous necklace!


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    December 1, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    Love this look on you! Fabulous! I love grey colour 🙂 x

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    Ginger Wroot
    December 1, 2015 at 3:17 pm

    I adore how you styled the shrug with a long-sleeved shirt underneath–such a wonderful cool-weather idea! I think you totally rock in gray!

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    December 1, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    GREAT colors for you, and the leopard shrug is perfection!


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    December 1, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    How ca-yute is this outfit?!! I’m loving the neutral palette. It looks great against your skin. Thanks for sharing and hosting the link up 🙂

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    Alyssa Renee
    December 1, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    Cute outfit! Love your leopard shrug! =)

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    LaVonndra Johnson
    December 1, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Absolutely love the grey on you! Always so stylish and classic. I added my blog to your linkup . . . how fun, not sure how to add the widget to my site though.

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    Sabina “OceanblueStyle” B
    December 1, 2015 at 11:24 am

    Well what can I say? You got my hooked Jess! You know how much I love wearing grey. Always have, always will. And those boots of yours I would totally want to steal from you 😉 Thanks for hosting and have a great week. Sabina | Oceanblue Style

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    December 1, 2015 at 11:10 am

    that little cropped printed sweater is too cute!


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    Mary Murnane
    December 1, 2015 at 10:57 am

    You know I love my neutrals… This look is perfect!! I love it on you and how you styled it. Fun change!


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    December 1, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Thank you so much for the feature!!!! I really appreciate it.

    Xo Chelsea http://www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com

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    Amy Johnson
    December 1, 2015 at 10:37 am

    Although I applaud and respect the women who have chosen to go grey, I would never because I think it instantly ages you by at least 10 years. I don’t have a problem coloring my hair. I actually really enjoy visiting my hair dresser who I’ve known for over 15 years. We have great conversations. Your outfit is fabulous! Love the shrug and boots. I am finding more and more grey accumulating in my closet. I must really be drawn to this color!

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    Anna D Kart
    December 1, 2015 at 10:31 am

    Thank you so much for hosting the link up! You look so pretty in all those fall colors


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    Shelbee on the Edge
    December 1, 2015 at 10:27 am

    You look fabulous in the grays! I also love some gray in my wardrobe. I especially like gray with a little pop of color as well. But the monochromatic grays are always classy, too!


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    Laurie Duncan
    December 1, 2015 at 10:23 am

    I think the grey outfit looks great with your red hair! I’m not sure how I would look with grey hair, I think I would rather that it go white.

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    Sarah Blodgett
    December 1, 2015 at 10:22 am

    Love this look.. I always love a good leopard print.. and grey is my favorite neutral!!

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    Amy Ann
    December 1, 2015 at 10:22 am

    Grey is trending for sure! I couldn’t go grey on my hair either… Love your colors in this look. Those pants really flatter your figure.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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    December 1, 2015 at 9:48 am

    Love the shades of grey in this outfit, the leopard shrunken cardigan is so fun! Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!


    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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    December 1, 2015 at 9:45 am

    Gray is my favorite neutral and favorite color for Winter. I love this monochrome look. The shrug and boots are awesome. Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving Jess!

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    December 1, 2015 at 9:31 am

    I do all of my shopping online too. But I feel so behind, since I didn’t shop at all last weekend! You look fantastic in grey, and I love that clutch too. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!



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    December 1, 2015 at 8:15 am

    You still look fabulous, Jess! Love those boots!

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    December 1, 2015 at 7:52 am

    Loving those leggings and the soft grey color on you!

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    Elle Spann
    December 1, 2015 at 7:45 am

    that grey is perfection. i love your booties!!
    Southern Elle Style

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2015 at 1:22 pm

      Thank you! Been obsessed with boots lately! xx

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    December 1, 2015 at 7:09 am

    It’s nice to see you wearing different colour palette! Cool boots and pretty necklace!

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    December 1, 2015 at 6:38 am

    I am loving the gray trend. You look great in this color! I can’t figure out if I like the shoes or the top more!


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    Pam Greer
    December 1, 2015 at 6:17 am

    Love the whole outfit, but especially that necklace!

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    Bogi - Red Reticule (@RedReticule)
    December 1, 2015 at 6:13 am

    I love these soft grey tones on you! They complement your hair color so well. How great that your hubby is whipping up those gourmet meals for the both of you! Happy hunting at Target. I always end spending way too much time in their kitchen isle. Love all those gadgets. 🙂

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    December 1, 2015 at 5:28 am

    You look exquisite in gray! I love how you carry yourself, Jess. And those gray boots are striking!

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    December 1, 2015 at 4:40 am

    Where to begin on what I love about this look……hmmmm
    Red hair and shades of grey? Stunning!
    The shape of the shrug V Skinny jeans making your fabulous figure look even more enviable!
    Your nails.
    Those boots!
    Your “lace” Necklace.
    Love love love.
    Grey is a colour you should come back to more often.
    Your red hair turns it from “Meh” into “WoW”!

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    December 1, 2015 at 4:26 am

    Love all of the grey together – especially your boots, they are so cute! 🙂

    You’re so ahead with your shopping! I have a lot of shopping to do still, oops! I have a few people I’m struggling to get perfect gifts for!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

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    December 1, 2015 at 3:54 am

    you looks sexy ! your outfits really suits you

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    Irene Papadopoulou
    December 1, 2015 at 3:41 am

    love the colors! beautiful leopard touch

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    December 1, 2015 at 2:45 am

    Thank you so much, dear Jess

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    Tiina L
    December 1, 2015 at 2:04 am

    A very stylish look, that shrug is so pretty, and I love your necklace!

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    December 1, 2015 at 1:09 am

    You stun in gray Jess = those leggings are the perfect complement!


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