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Turning Heads Linkup-Valentine’s Day Dress with Karina Dresses

Hello Friends,

You know I love Karina dresses. It is no secret. They are stylish, fun and don’t wrinkle. I am trying to think when I last saw my iron board. This paisley dress with pops of coral, pinks , red and fuscia was just the dress to style for Valentine’s Day. You can always wear red if you like, but I love thepaisley print and adding touches of pink for a feminine look on this day.

You can hear me say each day. ” Whose mummy’s sweetheart?”, “Whose mummy’s sweetheart?” in a higher pitched voice only meant for my fur bears,  Gibson and Truffles.

Who else do I love, besides my hubby of over 15 years? Its my little bears, my pups, my fur babies, Gibson and Truffles, so I thought it fun if they made it onto the Valentine’s Day shoot. ( if only I had little heart sweaters or something for them!) I can’t tell you how much i love these little ones! Usually, I will tell them , “to infinity and beyond..” but my hubby, who can be a bit of a nerd at times would say.. “there is no beyond infinity’.. Oh, well, don’t burst my bubble ! You get the picture!

Karina has come out with various patterns and colors for their “Sweetheart Collection.” This Pink Paisley print dress  is from that collection. The Ruby, a faux wrap dress is one of my favorite styles.

Karina dresses is as you know, made in the USA. The dresses are wrinkle free and there are dress styles/cuts for every body type. I am wearing an XS for reference.  The sizing is consistent, which is wonderful, because  no matter what style of dress, I will wear the same size.

Reds, pinks, feminine styles are indicative of Valentine’s Day. I also received this box of chocolates, which first came in handy as a prop, but then a delicious treat later on!

My hubby and I don’t go out on Valentine’s Day, as i would rather have a special meal with a delicious bottle of vino at home. I enjoy a more intimate setting, and we can enjoy each other’s company just as well.

Do check out Karina Dresses Sweetheart Collection! 

Outfit details;

C/O this dress was gifted to me from Karina Dresses. My thoughts and opinions are my own and truthful.

Paisley Pink Ruby dress c/o Karina

Coat- Boden ( other pink similar Boden coats, here

Pink block heels -ASOS  ( Aldo sim on Sale!)

Clutch- Treesje ( similar clutch)

Earrings-Charming charlies

leather gloves c/o Cornelia James

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60 Comments
  • Katya
    Posted at 19:00h, 10 February Reply

    Oh, that dress is pretty! It looks so great on you!

    StyleSprinter Blog by Katya Bychkova

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 13:35h, 08 February Reply

    Well, you look, just plain amazing! Such a pretty dress and coat. Have a great weekend! – Amy
    http://stylingrannymama.com/

  • GlamorousandGeeky (@Gofashiondeals)
    Posted at 12:45h, 08 February Reply

    love that dress! So elegant! and perfect for valentines day!

  • Ashley
    Posted at 11:47h, 08 February Reply

    Loving the print of this dress, lady! So cute!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

  • blogthirtyminusone
    Posted at 10:32h, 08 February Reply

    That dress is so pretty and perfect for Valentine’s Day. I also love the coat and all the accessories.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:12h, 08 February Reply

      Thanks so much, this coat was a must have for me a few years ago. I loved the vintage look! xx

  • Mariann Yip
    Posted at 10:27h, 08 February Reply

    There’s nothing like classic pinks and reds for Valentine’s Day! http://mariannyc.com/2018/02/01/february-goals/

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:11h, 08 February Reply

      Thanks very much! I love both colors 🙂 xx

  • curlycraftymom
    Posted at 09:52h, 08 February Reply

    What a beautiful dress, I love how you brought out the pink tones in it with your coat, gloves and the heart shaped box of chocolates!!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:57h, 08 February Reply

      Thank you Carrie! I couldn’t resist pairing it with my pink coat and gloves 😉 xx

  • Laura || Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 07:40h, 08 February Reply

    I love that dress! It’s so beautiful and I love all the feminine touches that the dress pattern has!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:57h, 08 February Reply

      Thank you Laura, yes the pink paisley print really caught my eye! xx

  • barrettadeb
    Posted at 22:26h, 07 February Reply

    This is so pretty on you. The paisley print & colors & then those sweet little fur babies. Definately my favorite Valentine post. 💟

    Debra
    stylewisebydebra.net

  • Anna Field
    Posted at 12:27h, 07 February Reply

    Absolutely fabulous! Jess – you have a perfect outfit for valentines day. Just love it.

  • Andrea
    Posted at 22:18h, 06 February Reply

    You look absolutely lovely in the Karina dress! It’s just prefect for Valentine’s Day! I love the Karina dress I won through your giveaway a few years ago, and I’m definitely going to add another one to my wardrobe soon!

    Thanks for the link up & I hope you had a good Tuesday!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:15h, 07 February Reply

      Thank you Andrea! you know I am a big fan! Glad to see you! they really are great to have, especially for travel. xx

  • carmen
    Posted at 18:22h, 06 February Reply

    Paisley is such a fabulous pattern and I love that it’s a faux wrap dress. Your coat is beautiful and you look ready for a special date night at home!

    My new post on stripes includes YOU! Please take a look!

    ❤️carmen

    https://fashionableover50.wordpress.com

  • plutrell
    Posted at 17:55h, 06 February Reply

    You look lovely for Valentines…just perfect. Thanks for the link up, Jess.

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 16:40h, 06 February Reply

    Such a beautiful dress! I’m a big fan of Karina dresses (I was lucky enough to win one) and the Sweetheart collection is fabulous. I love your pink coat and shoes. I thought the box of chocolates was a clutch bag at first! Your pups are adorable and very well trained for the camera! Thanks for linking up!

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

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:16h, 07 February Reply

      thank you Emma! They do pretty well with the camera and are my sweethearts 🙂 great that you won one of the dresses!xx

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 14:58h, 06 February Reply

    The dress is beautiful and those shoes…love! Your babies are so adorable! xo
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.com

  • Cheryl Shops
    Posted at 14:49h, 06 February Reply

    First of all, I love your fur babies—they are so adorable! Secondly, I agree with you on Valentine’s Day—I prefer staying at home too, as restaurants are crazy, service is terrible, and I almost always end up sitting next to a couple that’s arguing the whole time! Love your pink and red look too!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  • Jennie
    Posted at 14:29h, 06 February Reply

    Lovely dress! The colors and pattern are so very striking and they look wonderful with your pink coat and gloves. I am wearing nude fishnets in my post today, too, so I think they are the perfect choice for this look. 😉 Nothing like our little fur babies. I think I am just about ready for another one.

  • Jacket Society
    Posted at 12:06h, 06 February Reply

    Such a pretty Valentine’s Day look Jess, love the dress and the coat. The gloves and the earrings are beautiful additions.
    Nora

  • Shelly @ The Queen in Between
    Posted at 12:05h, 06 February Reply

    I just love this style of dress and your pink coat is beautiful Jess!

  • smithsuzanne2014
    Posted at 11:48h, 06 February Reply

    Every detail of this outfit is perfect, from the gloves and shoes, right down to the earrings! I love this paisley dress and the fact that it doesn’t wrinkle makes it even better!
    We don’t usually go out for Valentine’s Day either; it’s just too crowded! Have a great day Jess!

  • HelloIm50ish
    Posted at 11:08h, 06 February Reply

    Jess,
    You always wear the prettiest dresses!
    Paisley is back for spring and it looks great on you!
    Love the pink coat, gloves, and shoes too friend!

    Hugs,
    Robin

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:15h, 06 February Reply

      Thank you Robin! I am a dress girl for sure, always enjoyed wearing them. i loved the print and colors, and Karina is wonderful to travel too. xx

  • Nicole at High Latitude Style
    Posted at 10:53h, 06 February Reply

    The colors of this dress are like they were made for you. You look stunning in this dress. Great classic romantic look. Thanks for hosting the party.

  • Is This Mutton?
    Posted at 10:08h, 06 February Reply

    Thrilled to be your most clicked last week! I love your dress and the pink accessories – you look so wonderful in pink.

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 10:03h, 06 February Reply

    This clutch is so much fun but now you have me craving a box of chocolates! Love how you seamlessly combined pink and red here.

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

  • polishedwhimsy
    Posted at 09:32h, 06 February Reply

    I love the Ruby too! And I can relate about ironing. I moved in September and still have not purchased an iron! I will need one eventually, but for now I am just avoiding it!

  • Cheryl Tucker
    Posted at 09:20h, 06 February Reply

    That dress is so beautiful and timeless! You will be using it for years to come. And that coat is the perfect addition! Happy Tuesday!
    Cheryl
    northwestmountainliving.com

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:07h, 06 February Reply

    The gloves with that coat is the cutest valentine’s look I’ve seen yet! So classic and chic!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • Jodie
    Posted at 09:06h, 06 February Reply

    You always look incredible in dresses, and this one is no exception!!
    And that pink coat?? Absolutely lovely!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Claire justine
    Posted at 08:55h, 06 February Reply

    Love this look Jess, pink is so your colour. Love your coat 🙂 Thanks for hosting.

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 08:53h, 06 February Reply

    What a gorgeous dress and the perfect Valentine look…especially with that pink coat! I love the photo of you with your fur babies too!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 08:22h, 06 February Reply

    I am a sucker for anything paisley, Jess, so of course I am swooning over this dress. And I am currently obsessed with pinks and blushes so your shoes and coat have me drooling, too. Such a great look for Valentine’s Day. And I am loving the pics with your fur babies!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  • Laura
    Posted at 08:16h, 06 February Reply

    I love the print and colors on that dress! Stunning! It’s definitely perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 08:12h, 06 February Reply

    You look so pretty in pink Jess, that coat looks vintage – very cool. Love the red heart box against the pink. My husband and I rarely go out for Valentines Day either, would much rather stay home! Have a wonderful day.

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com
    CHERIE JAMES

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 07:18h, 06 February Reply

    I do love thees Karina dresses Jess. The same flattering styles in different fabrics, really make them look different each time. You’re looking stunning as always!
    Laurie xx

  • Elise
    Posted at 07:05h, 06 February Reply

    Such a beautiful look for Valentines Day! Love all of the pink and red, and you look amazing in that dress!!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

  • Andrea
    Posted at 06:56h, 06 February Reply

    The pinks such a beautiful pop of goodness! You look gorgeous, a true knockout!

  • Carrie
    Posted at 06:39h, 06 February Reply

    Oh so lovely, Jess on every level. That jacket and shoes complete this look in the best way.

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 06:25h, 06 February Reply

    I have one Karina dress I won in a giveaway and I really do love it. This print and the colors are so pretty and feminine – perfect for Valentine’s! Your pink coat has me swooning – my very favorite color and I love that it’s slim and not bulky. You are a vision of loveliness for sure in this gorgeous dress! I have those same earrings too, I’m looking forward to pulling them out again for Spring and Summer.
    I love seeing your sweet pups – mine is always photobombing! She can’t stand to be away from me, so sweet.
    xo,
    Kellyann

  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:23h, 06 February Reply

    I love that pink coat!!

  • Savvy Southern Chic
    Posted at 06:19h, 06 February Reply

    Love that dress! So many great colors to work with!

  • Maureen
    Posted at 06:18h, 06 February Reply

    You look fabulous in this dress! I love the paisley print and your pink coat goes perfectly with it. Your fur babies are just too cute and I love their names. 💕💕💕

    Maureen | http://www.littlemisscasual.com

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 05:47h, 06 February Reply

    You look gorgeous, Jess. I must say I love that pink coat with the big buttons! It really goes well with that pretty dress.
    Hugs
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

  • Mary, The Pouting Pensioner
    Posted at 05:09h, 06 February Reply

    Oh Jess, this is such a pretty and feminine outfit for Valentine’s. You look just perfect. Hugs, Mary x.

  • Jill James
    Posted at 04:23h, 06 February Reply

    Jess , you always wear your Karina dresses so beautifully and this pretty paisley is no exception. The pink coat , shoes and heart shape clutch are adorable. The pups are just so cute.

  • awayfromtheblue
    Posted at 03:27h, 06 February Reply

    That is such a beautiful dress! I love the pink coat with it. It’s so funny too as I just linked up a post with a paisley print dress – but mine is blue! It’s an awesome print in any colour 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope that you had a nice weekend and your week is off to a good start. I’m just hoping for a less stressful week this week, haha!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Nancy
    Posted at 03:06h, 06 February Reply

    I saw a outfit in pink and burgundy last week and I had never thought of combinding those colours together. I think they look amazing! What a fantastic combination. And with that Paisley print it looks stunning!

  • Julie
    Posted at 02:57h, 06 February Reply

    Jess, I love so many things about this post! First..,.thr pups!! Of course, they are so cute! Next, I love paisley and pink!! That dress is lovely, and the coat is perfect with it! Tell your pups that my pups said 💋💋💋!

  • Anna Marcus
    Posted at 02:46h, 06 February Reply

    How lovely you look in this outfit Jess, so perfect for Valentine Day. I love how you played with different shades of pink from light pastel of earrings to your adorable heat shaped red hand bag. All elements perfectly complement each other, simply gorgeous
    https://lookingfabulousat50.blogspot.com.au/

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