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Turning Heads Linkup- Uno Alla Volta-Italian Suede Clutch and Brooch Review


Hello Ladies. We went to see the Total Eclipse in Greenville, SC and it was so amazing! My hubby took some good shots so I hope to share more of that and my day’s adventure on the blog most likely Friday. Puppies were so good and it didnt phase them  It really was a great event with people cheering when it went to Total Eclipse.  We were gone until late in the evening when we got home, as there was a bit of traffic!

This is  favorite day to see all of your fashions and to influence me to spend more money on clothes! hehehe. I am bringing you some amazing accessories from Uno Alla Volta, a company in which I have partnered HERE,  HERE HERE and HERE. Do you ask the questions, how do my accessories make my look? What do they say about me?

Can you think of wearing an outfit without a purse? Or without your choice accessories? It would kind of feel bland, right? Accessories take a look to another level and ususally show our personalities. I collect vintage brooches, and love the story behind them. Well, I am wearing this  Mexican fire opal owl brooch, from Uno All Volta, made by artisan, Leon Nussbaum, as the shades from the fire opal sparkle in tones ready for Fall. Greens, yellow, red, blue, purple, all sparkle amidst the beautiful sterling silver. I love this piece, as the fire opal reminds me of the opal piece which reflects colors that I bought in Santa Fe, NM last year.

I love a love for brooches and will be sharing just how to style them for Fall as well. The next item that was sent to me was the Florentine Suede Fringe Clutch Purse-“Exclusively Italian by design, materials and craftsmanship, this roomy tan suede clutch purse with hand-trimmed details is masterfully handcrafted, one at a time, in Florence, Italy by our artisas Elisabetta and Alessandra.”  The fringed camel suede clutch  because of its neutral shade can be worn with so much.  The suede is luscious and the clutch sturdy and very well made. I was thrilled to receive this, as I wanted a neutral clutch to add to my handbag collection., Each of these items are made one at a time, making them very special pieces, as the artisans put their heart into the design and craftsmanship.

Purse measures approx. 11 in. x 19.75 in. when open.

I would like to say that these pieces say, ” I love unique and well crafted accessories. I have a sense of whimsy and fun ( the owl and the fringe design) and love the upcoming season. i LOVE the colors that are in this pin, sparkling in the sunlight.

As a reminder, Uno Alla Volta, means “one at a time” and it the way the artisans craft their art, as well as their philosophy on living. Take one day at a day, moment at a time, appreciate the things around you. I can appreciate this sentiment as I find myself doing just that.

I decided on more of a neutral look with this rust/pumpkin Vince Camuto blouse,poshmark LOFT cargo pants, ( old-, sim) and  Franco Sarto espadrilles.( here) c/o earrings Sylca Designs

I am a big fan of these cargo loose pants, and bought them in three different colors a few years ago.   I wanted the accessories to compliment this look.

Fire opal owl brooch c/o Uno Alla Volta

Italian Leather Fringe Clutch c/o Uno Alla Volta

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Here are some other great accessories from Uno Alla Volta. Choose something that says something about you. What do you want to convey with your accessories?

Check out their new necklaces HERE.

For all of you scarf fans, see some of my favorites HERE.

Handbags, check them out HERE.

***This post was sponsored by Uno Alla Volta. The Italian leather clutch and Fire Opal brooch were gifted to me. All opinions are my own ***

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  • Ruth
    Posted at 17:00h, 28 August Reply

    Love the orange shade for fall! You look beautiful!


  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 04:22h, 28 August Reply

    Thanks so much for linking up with the Fabulous Friday link-up this week 🙂
    Suzy Turner at Yogadocious
    (this week’s co-host)

  • Nicole Mölders (@HighLatitudeSty)
    Posted at 03:07h, 27 August Reply

    Thanks for joining the Top of the World Style linkup party with your great look. I have this fringe bag from Uno Alla Volta too and I love it! Great brooch!

  • Debra
    Posted at 20:50h, 23 August Reply

    So pretty! I love the pumpkin colored top. And now I an lusting after one of those buttery suede bucket bags with the tassel. Wow are they gorgeous. Hope your week is going well doll!

    stylewisebydebra. net

  • Aditi Oberoi Malhotra
    Posted at 20:00h, 23 August Reply

    I’m loving this look! Cute clutch!
    Adi xx

  • Christine B.
    Posted at 18:07h, 23 August Reply

    Love this autumn look! Thanks for the linkup!

  • Shelly @ The Queen in Between
    Posted at 16:31h, 23 August Reply

    The eclipse in 2024 will come across Texas and I will be so excited to check it out after seeing all the photos and videos from totality locations! Rust just makes me think of fall and I’m soooooo ready!

    Shelly | The Queen in Between

  • Len Parent
    Posted at 13:37h, 23 August Reply

    OMG your photos are fabulous!!! Love this look on you babe. SO PERFECT!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Much love, Len

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:45h, 27 August Reply

      Hi Len! Good to see you here. Thanks sweetie! Hubby is my photographer and he does a great job.. plus having patience. Glad you like the look!xx

  • Amy Arnold
    Posted at 08:00h, 23 August Reply

    Love that fringe clutch. How fun!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    Posted at 16:04h, 22 August Reply

    Such a pretty suede clutch! I have a similar one, and they really are perfect for fall.

  • thestylesplash
    Posted at 15:54h, 22 August Reply

    I love these autumnal colours, they look amazing with your hair. The brooch and fringe clutch are gorgeous! Wearing handmade pieces feels much more special than mass produced items. We watched the eclipse on TV, it looked awesome 🙂

    Emma xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:17h, 23 August Reply

      Thank you Emma! You know I am a fan of fall colors and dressing and wanted to add a touch with the orange/rust top I am wearing. Yes, that is what I love about Uno Alla Volta is that every piece is unique. Thats great!

  • Joi @INMYJOI
    Posted at 15:19h, 22 August Reply

    Lovely color trio Jess!!!! Makes me think of Fall 🙂

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:18h, 23 August Reply

      Thank you Joi! I may have Fall on the brain 🙂 xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 14:36h, 22 August Reply

    I’m loving these super cute shoes!

    Le Stylo Rouge

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:18h, 23 August Reply

      Thank you Ashley, they are so comfortable and I wear them often!xx

  • dsimair
    Posted at 13:33h, 22 August Reply

    Perfect colours for the fall!

  • Kimberly Miller
    Posted at 13:16h, 22 August Reply

    This outfit looks so great on you! I agree with you about what well chosen accessories can do for an outfit. I love adding some jewelry, a scarf, or a great bag to an outfit to add detail and interest.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:34h, 22 August Reply

      Thank you Kimberly! I wanted a casual look and can see the accessories with a boho style as well. So right, I would feel strange without some accessories to make the look!

  • Theresa Campbell
    Posted at 13:15h, 22 August Reply

    Can’t wait to see those eclipse pictures. Up here in Mass we only got 60% coverage so not super impressive! Unlike that owl brooch and bag, which are fab 🙂 Love that little owl, reminds me of the 1970s. So does the bag for that matter. Way back in my hippie chick days I remember my collection of fringed bags. Still love them. That pumpkin top with all it’s draping and ruching is so flattering. Need to find one like it.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:21h, 22 August Reply

      Thank you Theresa! The total was very impressive, so beautiful. Im going to look through and post the pics hopefully Friday. I hear you with the 70s, maybe I need to get out my big flared jeans! This is my first fringe bag and I do love this, I see this with a boho look too for sure! I bought the top on Poshmark, a US site that is like thrifting on-line. xx

  • Mary Colleen
    Posted at 12:37h, 22 August Reply

    I love the fall colors in this outfit, plus those pants. I hear so many people criticize cargo pants, but yours are absolutely lovely and work so well to add an extra texture to go with those accessories.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:20h, 22 August Reply

      Fall is my favorite season for dressing, all of the layering and color. These pants are meant to be a bit baggy and I liked them so much when I bought them I bought 3 different colors! Glad you like the look Mary 🙂 xx

  • Rosemary Davis
    Posted at 12:20h, 22 August Reply

    What a wonderful experience, Jess! Love your look..you always make the best color choices!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 12:24h, 22 August Reply

      Thank you Rosemary! I used to wear black all of the time, and now I wear it once in awhile, as I do prefer color 🙂 The Eclipse was something to see.

  • Is This Mutton?
    Posted at 11:46h, 22 August Reply

    Love those accessories Jess, particularly the fringed bag and brooch. You’re right, good accessories are so important to the overall look of an outfit.

  • Jennie
    Posted at 10:36h, 22 August Reply

    Great color combination! Your cute little owl brooch and statement fringe clutch really added fantastic visual interest to your look. The boys and I enjoyed watching the eclipse together and enjoyed this once in a lifetime experience. We were careful to avoid I-85, as the traffic was incredible yesterday.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:45h, 22 August Reply

      That is great! I bet your kids loved it. We drove to Greenville, SC and it took us 4 hours in traffic. It usually takes a bit over an hour and a half, so we were stuck in it! It was so worth it, im checking out my hubby’s pics today! Glad you like the outfit.. I wanted to add a touch of fall and am a fan of brooches, the owl’s opal really shines in the light. xx

  • Laura
    Posted at 10:22h, 22 August Reply

    What a fabulous statement clutch! And I love the neutral color so it can go with anything! That brooch is gorgeous too! I love the colors!

  • OceanBlue Style “Salonblog”
    Posted at 10:09h, 22 August Reply

    This must have been a once in a lifetime experience, right? Love that outfit Jess. It is so cool. Have a great week. xo Sabina

  • Mary Murnane
    Posted at 09:44h, 22 August Reply

    Great transitional look, Jess! Perfect with your coloring! Can’t wait to see your photos from the eclipse!


  • Amy Johnson
    Posted at 09:34h, 22 August Reply

    Love this look! That top especially is so pretty. So glad you got to see the total eclipse.

  • Northwest Mountain Living & Style
    Posted at 08:59h, 22 August Reply

    Your style never disappoints! This outfit is so me! Those booties are amazing and that pin is such a fun touch. Beautiful as always! Peace!

  • Angelie Pangilinan
    Posted at 08:51h, 22 August Reply

    I really like the tassel details on your bag!

    Angelie // The Ruins of Baclayon Church

  • plutrell
    Posted at 08:24h, 22 August Reply

    Thanks for the link up Jess…have a great week!

  • Mica
    Posted at 08:19h, 22 August Reply

    Love the colours in this outfit and you know I’ll agree with you on how awesome accessories are and how much of a difference they can make with an outfit! 🙂

    Sadly no eclipse here, it was night time in Australia, ha!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you are having a good start to the week 🙂

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Jodie
    Posted at 08:17h, 22 August Reply

    This is such a fabulous outfit, Jess!! That fringe purse is so my style—I love it!!
    And if you’re not careful, my mom will be coveting that owl pin—she’s an owl lover!!

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 07:46h, 22 August Reply

    Jess, these colors are definitely “your” colors! The fall colors are so amazing on you. And this clutch is just fabulous! I adore the owl pin and your sandals, too. Always gorgeous, my friend! How fun to experience the total eclipse. We only had a partial eclipse in upstate NY, but I watched the total eclipse on tv which was pretty cool, too. Although I am sure it was much more fascinating to view live in person.


  • Elise
    Posted at 07:28h, 22 August Reply

    Wasn’t the eclipse so cool?? I would have loved to see it in SC! Whatever color you where, I think to myself, ‘This is her color!’, you look great in every color. These earthy tones look beautiful on you. Love your clutch and shoes !

    xx, Elise

  • Jill James
    Posted at 06:36h, 22 August Reply

    The fringe clutch and owl brooch are certainly both special and unique pieces. I certainly agree that accessories are the best way to ring the changes. I will look forward to your eclipse photos.Thank you for hosting Jess.

  • Meagan Brandon
    Posted at 05:40h, 22 August Reply

    I love the color of your clutch and the fringe is such a fun, eye-catching detail! Wish we could have watched the eclipse here, but in Jordan it was already dark outside…ha!


  • Samantha Blair
    Posted at 04:55h, 22 August Reply

    I love your cute brooch and fabulous clutch Jess…. and your photos are stunning!

  • jacqui
    Posted at 03:52h, 22 August Reply

    These colours are so you Jess, and what a pretty brooch too. Lucky you to see the eclipse! We saw on the news – it did look awesome, and I remember it feeling weird when I saw the last one here! Jacqui

  • Suzy Turner
    Posted at 03:45h, 22 August Reply

    That clutch and brooch are both absolutely gorgeous, Jess! You look fab! I’m looking forward to reading about your day out 🙂
    Suzy xx
    Suzy Turner at Yogadocious

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:44h, 27 August Reply

      Thank you Suzy! I posted about the Eclipse. I am so glad you like the look, the pieces from Uno Alla are beautiful! xx

  • carmen
    Posted at 02:40h, 22 August Reply

    Looking fabulous as always Jess! We watched the eclipse too! So exciting!



  • Nancy
    Posted at 02:26h, 22 August Reply

    It was all over the news here in the Netherlands! I had to think about all of you! It must have been a fantastic experience. Love the colors you are wearing today, those colors suit you so very well!

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 02:12h, 22 August Reply

    How lucky to be there for that eclipse Jess. Love the outfit, the Orange and Tan look great together. Have a great week xx

  • Anna
    Posted at 02:12h, 22 August Reply

    Great choice, Jess. The owl is super cute and their range of jewellery is fantastic. Love the pumpkin colour of your top, it suits you very nicely

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