Turning Heads #linkup-Zara floral skirt Worn with Fall Textures - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads #linkup-Zara floral skirt Worn with Fall Textures


Hello Lovely ladies

Ah, nothing like the last three days! Makes me want to wake up, pull back the blinds and sing: “Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day…”

Nevertheless, what is a fashion blogger to do when it rains continuously and she needs photos? Stand in the rain, that is what! SO here I am in my little outfit with a bit of a sprinkle as you can see. Fun times.

I know you are familiar with this Zara skirt as I wore it once before in the spring. I HAD to style this as I am in love with the marsala/burgundy family and saw that I had pieces in my closet that would work well with this skirt. It is great to have those pieces that can work year round.

Just a bit short and sweet today. I do love the fall season, and have a fair amount of velvet in my closet, so you will see various jackets being styled this season. This one was a steal on Poshmark, where I do a fair amount of shopping, as it was $15 from Loft. I like to add pricier pieces with such steals I find there, and so I do so with some of the leather handbags I have. This one is by Treesje and the ruffles and crinkled leather was striking to me. I suppose you know by now, handbags are something in which will invest.

Velvet blazer: Poshmark ( Loft) Skirt and Leather Boots Zara, Earrings, Brooch: Etsy, Necklace: 1928








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Most clicked was my friend Annette, from Lady of Style with her Bavarian outfit worn for Octoberfest called a DIRNDL. I love the beautiful and intracate design of the dress and the lush marsala color. I never tire of this shade! Gorgeous!

And my PINTEREST PIC OF THE WEEK IS Kristin of Highland Fashionista for her amazing fall ombre Missoni dress. Love the gradation of colors.

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  • Angie
    Posted at 05:17h, 02 October Reply

    I LOVE that velvet blazer. Velvet has always been one of my favortire fabrics, it has so much class, character and appeal. Beautiful outfit Jess and thank you for joining the #reasonstodress linkup and also for hosting!

    Angie from reasons to dress, fashion, travel and life as a mom in Italy.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:39h, 02 October Reply

      Thank you Angie! I love velvet and have quite a bit of it in my closet. Glad you like this look! I love fall fabrics. xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:48h, 04 October Reply

      Thank you Angie, I have quite a few velvet blazers as I always loved the richness f it. I really want to sit down and take your blog in sometime, you have great info on Italy and Modena!x

  • garaytreasures
    Posted at 23:02h, 01 October Reply

    I definitely think the weather has been crazy too. I live in VA and it has rained non stop (except yesterday) and it rains tonight and tomorrow. I am so over it, but I digress, love your fall inspired outfit and way of styling the skirt here. Very elegant.
    Thanks for linking up to “Bloggers WHo Have Inspired Me”
    Rachel xo
    Garay Treasures

  • Samantha
    Posted at 15:22h, 30 September Reply

    What a lovely palette of colours, Jess.
    I understand the rain issue…I am sure it is going to get worse for me as our light fades and the rain starts in earnest.
    You did a beautiful job tying your brolly into your look…nothing else for it really!
    Cute boots <3

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 21:32h, 30 September Reply

      Sam, thanks so much! All it is doing is raining here! I have to go and get a more stylish umbrella! I imagine you experience a fair share of rain where you are.I had to laugh as I was trying to figure out what brolly meant! Some things take me awhile! I love my boots, cant have too many! xx

  • Alex
    Posted at 03:16h, 30 September Reply

    This is a beautiful fall look Jess 🙂 Love the skirt and the booties, they go so well together. And the rich wine color is evocating cozy feelings.

    Have a great second half of the week!

    Alex – Funky Jungle

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 23:06h, 29 September Reply

    The love everything! And the boots are just fabulous!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:23h, 30 September Reply

      Thank you! I kept looking at those boots, had to go back and get em 🙂

  • suzannecarillo
    Posted at 20:58h, 29 September Reply

    Gorgeous fall colours here.


  • Elle
    Posted at 17:56h, 29 September Reply

    Jess, that skirt is stunning, you could add two zero and I would not think, yes, so gorgeous ! Love the burgundy jacket and fabulous bag. You are so devoted to stand it the rain, and you look elegant even doing that!
    some lovely ladies here, too!
    xx, Elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:24h, 30 September Reply

      Thank you Elle, I only buy what really stands out to me,and if I go back and look at something, it tends to me it is meant to be. Haha. it has been raining here non stop!

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 16:51h, 29 September Reply

    Great skirt! I love the print, and that it has pockets! Very nice velvet jacket too in such a beautiful colour 🙂

    Emma xxx

  • Johanna
    Posted at 16:02h, 29 September Reply

    That skirt is really beautiful and I love it with the flat boots. Pretty colors!

  • Ginger Wroot
    Posted at 14:56h, 29 September Reply

    Ahh, velvet–my favorite of all winter and fall fabrics! Such a gorgeous outfit!

  • jolylook
    Posted at 14:53h, 29 September Reply

    I love your gorgeous velvet jacket. Beautiful rainy pic’s


  • asallows
    Posted at 14:29h, 29 September Reply

    I love this velvet blazer! what a cool piece!


  • Petite Silver Vixen
    Posted at 14:17h, 29 September Reply

    Oh the things we bloggers do to suffer for our art! Pictures in the rain. Love it. I hope you didn’t get too soaked! Are the boots waterproof???? 🙂 They are gorgeous and look great with the skirt. I do love these rich, deep berry colours for Autumn.

  • Marta
    Posted at 11:48h, 29 September Reply

    Such a pretty skirt and loving the rich velvet blazer with it!! Thanks for hosting Jess:)

  • LittleItaly2008 (@LittleItaly2008)
    Posted at 10:52h, 29 September Reply

    What a gorgeous look! I love that velvet jacket! The skirt is so pretty too!

  • Spashionista
    Posted at 10:22h, 29 September Reply

    That skirt is perfect for Fall because it has such a rich and sophisticated floral print.
    Neither rain, nor snow, nor gloom of night can stop a fashion blogger from her OOTD 😉


  • Laurie Duncan
    Posted at 10:11h, 29 September Reply

    Beautiful outfit, perfect for a rainy day! 🙂

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 09:54h, 29 September Reply

    Jess, I smiled when I saw your umbrella because that’s just what I will probably have to do for my shoot today 🙂 A dreary, rainy day here. But your look is anything but dreary! Love that skirt, not just the print but the silhouette. Really beautiful! And paired with your velvet blazer – perfect! Great job bringing your skirt into fall! xox-M


  • Addie
    Posted at 09:47h, 29 September Reply

    I love how you all are color coordinated!! This burgundy is gorgeous for the fall, and I love the printed skirts!! Just stunning!

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 09:44h, 29 September Reply

    Everything you put together here is just so awesome on your figure Jess – that skirt is so dreamy!


  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:28h, 29 September Reply

    You are very dedicated to still go take pictures when it’s raining….I chicken out and take them inside!! That skirt is gorgeous—very you!! jodie

  • Amy Ann
    Posted at 09:21h, 29 September Reply

    That skirt is so lovely! I’m glad you shared an up close look at it because the details with the pleat is so pretty. Your booties are amazing! I might need those. 😉 Blogging in the rain is never fun!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Shauna
    Posted at 09:16h, 29 September Reply

    I love those booties, and I have to say that I’m jealous of your rainy day! Would kill for some of those days here in CA…



  • sandypatti
    Posted at 09:01h, 29 September Reply

    I love the rainy pics! And the skirt, I need that skirt. You look lovely. xox

  • My Rose Colored Shades
    Posted at 08:57h, 29 September Reply

    I think the umbrella adds more charm to the pictures. Love that beautiful skirt!

  • Crissy Fundaro
    Posted at 08:35h, 29 September Reply

    I love how Burgundy looks on you! You look great! xo


  • stylediarybyosy
    Posted at 08:06h, 29 September Reply
  • Pam@over50feeling40
    Posted at 07:56h, 29 September Reply

    That skirt is beautiful and you styled it so well! Lovely as always….and thanks for the link up!

  • Shelbee on the Edge
    Posted at 07:55h, 29 September Reply

    Everything about your outfit is perfect! The floral midi skirt, the blazer, the ankle boots, the necklace! So feminine and beautiful. Like you, I also cannot get enough of the marsala, burgundy, and wine color palette this season. Thanks for hosting the link up.



    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:17h, 04 October Reply

      Thank you Shelbee ! You are too kind. I love fall textures and colors, best with my red hair too. I appreciate it. Enjoy coming to the linkup 🙂 xx

  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt
    Posted at 07:46h, 29 September Reply

    I really love this entire look. The soft floral and velvet together is perfection. And you are rocking that midi length.

  • Ada
    Posted at 07:27h, 29 September Reply

    Loving the gorgeous Autumn hues here. As you know I am a huge fan of midi floral skirts as I showed one each day last week. I love yours. The velour blazer and wine booties are gorgeous, also.

  • cheriejamesp
    Posted at 07:20h, 29 September Reply

    I can’t get enough of velvet this year and I don’t think I own one piece of it, though. Need to change that. Beautiful oxblood blazer, so rich and fall-like Jess. Thank you for hosting!


  • dousedinpink
    Posted at 06:50h, 29 September Reply

    I’m loving everything about this look! Your skirt is gorgeous and those booties are a fabulous touch!

    Doused In Pink

  • Monica Siembieda
    Posted at 06:43h, 29 September Reply

    Love love love those ankle boots! They are amazing, and that color is beautiful.


  • thelifbissue
    Posted at 06:41h, 29 September Reply

    Love everything about your outfit Jess, amazing colours! Love, Kirsten xx


  • Laurie
    Posted at 06:28h, 29 September Reply

    Love the skirt and boots, love the whole way you have combined this outfit. Thanks for hosting
    Laurie x

  • Mica
    Posted at 06:21h, 29 September Reply

    Your skirt is beautiful and it works nicely with burgundy! 🙂

    It’s funny, I linked up my latest post with outfit photos in the rain too! Sometimes you just have to grab an umbrella and hope for the best, haha!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Sabina “OceanblueStyle” B
    Posted at 06:17h, 29 September Reply

    Jess this elegant and extravagant style is sooo you. Love the umbrella 🙂 Btw wearing burgundy boots today too. xo Sabina | Oceanblue Style

  • jaymieashcraft
    Posted at 06:14h, 29 September Reply

    Beautiful skirt!!!!!!
    Fridays Fashions link up

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 05:44h, 29 September Reply

    That is a gorgeous skirt Jess and I’m loving it paired with the velvet blazer. 🙂

  • Tiina L
    Posted at 05:08h, 29 September Reply

    I love autumn, too, rain or no rain. You look lovely in this outfit, and marsala suits your natural colouring.

  • Irene Papadopoulou
    Posted at 04:26h, 29 September Reply

    hey Jess! love the skirt!
    thank you for hosting the link up
    Irene Papadopoulou

  • Jill James
    Posted at 04:04h, 29 September Reply

    A , gorgeous outfit Jess , your pretty skirt the perfect match for that sumptious velvet blazer. Well done for braving the rain, the results totally stunning.

  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 03:18h, 29 September Reply

    The velvet jacket is perfect with this pretty skirt!


    Hope to see your Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

    Posted at 02:53h, 29 September Reply

    Really fantastic in the rain, Jess.
    Lovely outfit and lovely you

  • Katie D (Hello Katie Girl)
    Posted at 02:41h, 29 September Reply

    You look gorgeous! I feel like that velvet blazer was simply made for that skirt!


  • Monika from Styleworld40plus
    Posted at 02:23h, 29 September Reply

    Good Morning Jess,
    beautiful pictures you got during that rainy shooting! The skirt is so cute, Love it!

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