Turning Heads #Linkup- Jord Watch Review: Neutral Look with Lace, Peplum and a Pop of Pale Pink - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Turning Heads #Linkup- Jord Watch Review: Neutral Look with Lace, Peplum and a Pop of Pale Pink



Hello Ladies!

What do maple, rosewood, and koa wood have in common? Yes, I know these are great woods used in guitar making. However are taking fashion here though. Give up? These are all woods used in the making of some of the JORD watches, particuarly the watches I own. With this review, I chose the Fieldcrest Maple watch, a watch different from the others I own. I typically choose a smaller watch face as I have skinny wrists, however this time I went for the trend of a larger watch face for a different look The Fieldcrest series is considered unisex, so if you are interested in this look or want a slightly larger watchface, this line has that. I want to add another link to this to make it more like a bracelet hanging from my wrist, and was provided with a few extra links.

.If you are not familiar with JORD, I have worked with them in the past, and reviewed the Cora Koa and Rose Gold Watch, and the Ely Red Sandalwood watch for their darker wood and beautiful watch faces. These watches have a smaller watch face.  JORD is a company that I respect for their workmanship and love the aesthetic look of their watches. With this look today, I wanted a neutral, natural look with texture from the watch, lace skirt and faux snakeskin t-strap flats. ( they are new! )  A bit of color was added to this all neutral look with the pink Balenciaga Rose City Bag adding a soft tone to this feminine look. Read both reviews HERE and HERE.

The watch I am wearing, the Fieldcrest Maple, wooden watch was chosen as I wanted a light neutral shade for spring time and thought it would look great with an all-white look, or in today’s case an off-white look with a soft pastel shade. The larger watch face is brought to one’s attention, and let’s “face it” ( pun intended) it is one cool watch! With Mother’s Day coming up, Father’s Day in the near future , and weddings to attend; it would make a unique and memorable Mother’s Day gift,  Father’s Day gift, as well as a fun and unique bridesmaid gift for an upcoming wedding. ( We gave these wooden old fashion modeled roadsters to our groomsmen and jewelry to our bridesmaids)

JORD has many styles to choose from for mens and women’s watches. They have ones with more “bells and whistles”, copper inner workings of the timepieces, being able to see the gear mechanism, to a more streamlined and clean look where the watch speaks for itself, like this watch I am showing today. The maple wood is such a light, natural piece it was a perfect choice for me this spring. Check out the line of watches for men and women HERE. What I love is that they are a #uniquewatch.

****Interested in buying a JORD watch?  Go to click HERE for your GIFT CARD REDEMPTION LINK. There are a limited amount of gift cards available.****

Lastly here are the features from the JORD site:


  • scratch-resistant mineral glass
  • deployment buckle with push buttons
  • case width: 39mm
  • case thickness: 11mm
  • lug ends: 49mm
  • band thickness: 20mm
  • band length: 195mm









Outfit details: Fieldcrest Maple: c/o JORD, Peplum blouse, Ann Taylor, Skirt, Ann Taylor, Shoes: ASOS, Pressed Gold earrings: Lipp Boutique, Necklace: Poshmark, Brooch: Etsy, Bag: Balenciaga

C/O Gifted by JORD.** All opinions in this review are that of my own.

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 

Have a great day!

I wanted to let you all know that I try my best to make it to your blog and comment. I have pain in my forearm in hands, so some weeks are better than others. I always enjoy seeing everyone’s style. Please visit at least 3 blogs and leave a comment to let others know the same, and continue the success of this linkup! Thank you 🙂 

Most clicked this week: Ana of Mrs American Made with her styling this gorgeous red and black houndstooth blazer from Jacket Society.

Pinterest Pic of the Week: Ash from Sed Bona Blog wore this wonderful neutral look. It inspired me for today’s look


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  • suzannecarillo
    Posted at 09:28h, 06 April Reply

    This is such an elegant look.

    Thanks for hosting!

    Have a great week : )


  • The Wardrobe Stylist
    Posted at 08:41h, 06 April Reply

    I think the watch looks great. It reminds me of the Nordic style or a little teak. It’s refreshing! Would love if you can link up to http://the-wardrobe-stylist.com/2016/04/04/porcelain-skin/

  • GloriaDressUp
    Posted at 07:48h, 06 April Reply

    great combo of colors. ciao gloria

  • Vale
    Posted at 16:42h, 05 April Reply

    I have a pretty similar Jord watch and love it ! I like your look, the skirt is so pretty and the pink Bale is a relative of mine, LOL 🙂 Fab Spring look, Jess ! Thanks for hosting the link up ! Kisses

    Fashion and Cookies – fashion & beauty blog

  • asallows
    Posted at 14:10h, 05 April Reply

    JORD watches are so beautiful. I love how well this ones blends with your neutral colour palette!


  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 12:12h, 05 April Reply

    Gorgeous watches! Love them on you and how you styled the look. I’ll have to check them out!


  • Laurie Duncan
    Posted at 12:08h, 05 April Reply

    That’s a very pretty spring look! And that watch is marvelous! 🙂

  • Ana from Mrs. American Made
    Posted at 11:48h, 05 April Reply

    Gorgeous classic outfit, love the subtle palette, too. And how exciting – I don’t think I have ever been a “most clicked” – thanks for sharing.
    : ) A

  • ashleysedbona
    Posted at 11:42h, 05 April Reply

    Thank you so very much for featuring my look from last week! You absolutely made my day saying it inspired today’s stunning look of yours because I adore it! I’m such a neutral lover at heart — though colors have their place too!


    Ashley || Sed Bona

  • Lanae Bond
    Posted at 11:40h, 05 April Reply

    I love your neutral outfit! Your accessories are beautiful and the detailing on your skirt is lovely.

  • Jessica
    Posted at 10:47h, 05 April Reply

    Love that skirt!

  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 10:01h, 05 April Reply

    Very elegant look! Love that skirt!

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:24h, 05 April Reply

    Wow…you sure do a basic monochromatic look so well—I have the hardest time with that as I always want to throw in some color!! I’m pinning this to remind me how to do it!
    As for watches, I’ve totally gotten out of the habit of wearing them (since it’s on my phone). The texture on these Jord watches are amazing though…
    thanks for hosting!! jodie

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:11h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you Jodie! As you know I wear alot of color, but wanted to do a neutral look with the watch. I just added that pop with the pale pink bag 🙂 I bought my hubby a watch for Christmas and am stil wait=ting for him to wear it , as he is used to the phone too.

  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 09:24h, 05 April Reply

    Love the watch and these pretty colors!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:12h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you Amy, Jord does make cool watches! xx

  • stylediarybyosy
    Posted at 09:08h, 05 April Reply

    Love the cool tone of this look, so nicely styled.

  • dsimair
    Posted at 09:01h, 05 April Reply

    I love the soft tones in this outfit!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:12h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you, i was in the mood for neutrals. x

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 08:34h, 05 April Reply

    Nice watch! And I love your neutral outfit with the different textures! Great bag, too, and I love the flats!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:13h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you, Jord has some great watches glad you like the look! xx

  • weshopinheels
    Posted at 08:26h, 05 April Reply

    Love the neutral look! The skirt is perfect on you!


  • Dawn Lucy - Fashion Should Be Fun
    Posted at 07:51h, 05 April Reply

    The watch looks gorgeous on you, Jess, and what a fabulous review!

    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:14h, 05 April Reply

      Thank you my friend! Glad you liked the review 🙂 xx

  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt
    Posted at 07:35h, 05 April Reply

    What a beautiful outfit and watch. So classy, as always!

  • Laura
    Posted at 07:31h, 05 April Reply

    Beautiful watch! Love the neutral colors you chose!

  • Celia M. High Heeled Life
    Posted at 07:25h, 05 April Reply

    Loving this neutral look! and that skirt GORGEOUS!!! thank you for hosting.

  • marta
    Posted at 07:06h, 05 April Reply

    Love Jord, such a chic watch!! Thanks for hosting:)

  • Elle Spann
    Posted at 06:59h, 05 April Reply

    I have heard great things about jord! it is the perfect little spring hued watch!
    Southern Elle Style

  • Carrie
    Posted at 06:47h, 05 April Reply

    I love this gorgeous neutral look, Jess!

  • jerseygirltexanheart
    Posted at 06:22h, 05 April Reply

    Loving the color scheme here! I also have a Jord watch and they are so great.


  • Pam Greer
    Posted at 06:20h, 05 April Reply

    I love the watch and I love everything else! I really do love these soft muted tones.

  • Andrea Nine
    Posted at 06:18h, 05 April Reply

    Such a sweet and classy outfit!! I love the skirt and the color of that bag is so gorgeous!! You always Look stunning as can be!!!

  • stinedurfdl
    Posted at 05:28h, 05 April Reply

    Beautiful and ladylike as always Jess! I have to say, I’m totally crushing on that bag…

  • Irene Papadopoulou
    Posted at 04:58h, 05 April Reply

    love these colors! beautiful! thank you for hosting

    Posted at 04:54h, 05 April Reply

    Always fabulous, dear Jess.
    Thank you for such a lovely party

  • Tiina L
    Posted at 04:27h, 05 April Reply

    You look so elegant in neutrals, with your signature lace. It’s a lovely spring look.

  • Yana
    Posted at 02:47h, 05 April Reply

    You look great in these subdued colours <3

  • Lady of Style
    Posted at 02:44h, 05 April Reply

    This is so your style, Jess, you look fabulous in these colours, laces and beautiful jewellery! I love seeing the green spring backdrop!
    Have a wonderful week.
    Annette | Lady of Style

  • Olga
    Posted at 02:30h, 05 April Reply

    Your looks are always stylish and elegant! And I don’t know anyone who could style neutrals better then you! Flawless!

  • Mica
    Posted at 02:10h, 05 April Reply

    Your watch is lovely! I have the same style in darker wood, it is such a conversation piece 🙂

    Really like the pink Balenciaga with the neutral outfit too.

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Sheree
    Posted at 01:53h, 05 April Reply

    So many pretty neutral colors tied in with the wood watch for spring, what a great look.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  • Katie D (Hello Katie Girl)
    Posted at 01:31h, 05 April Reply

    Love the pop of pale pink against the neutral tones! Thanks for hosting!

  • happinessatmidlife
    Posted at 01:16h, 05 April Reply

    What a pretty neutral outfit, so bummed I passed on this pretty skirt.

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!


    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 01:11h, 05 April Reply

    Love how you put together a palette of pale earthy colors – Have a great week!


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