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Warm me up!

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TGIF Ladies

I hope you are looking forward to the festivities for the upcoming Holiday. I have all of my Christmas shopping done as I shop almost all online, and I wrap the gifts as well. These pics today are a little smaller than what you are used to , as this was from Nov of last year’s Asheville’s trip. I am a bit sore from my PT the other day, so I wanted to make sure I shared some of my photos with you. Since that time you all know I have increased my photo size so these are a little smaller. In the upcoming weeks, I will be showing you some Holiday Dressed Up outfits, and how to dress up your jeans for the season as well.  I look forward to showing you my several Black Friday purchases where I did show alot of restraint!

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( This is a headband I plan to incorporate into one of my Holiday looks)

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Another possible hair accessory. An emerald green hair pin.( On a funny note, my boy Gibby was trying to paw the bun out of my hair! Either that or he thought I was a female shih tzu! so funny)

So, as I mentioned, excuse me for not taking totally new pictures as I am sore and exhausted from Physical Therapy yesterday, but I wanted to show you these anyway. We stayed at this BNB in the North Carolina mountains last fall and the place was octagon shaped. The rooms were spacious and beautiful, and we explored more of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville. We are only 2 hours max away from there, so we go there for day trips at times. We love the arts and culture that the town provides.

It is always cold and windy this time of year, so I am always prepared with my 20s hat, I mentioned I love this style hat, ( which I purchased at a small boutique there) and had a great time trying on hats. I wore my burgundy wrap coat, my Sofft  boots and a sweater dress with my ruffled black soft cashmere cardigan over it to keep me warm. I love over the knee socks, but I advise them with OTK boots preferably, even though I like the look with heels or these boots, they have a habit of slipping down. ( I still like wearing them though)

My burgundy sweater dress is a staple in my closet, and one that will get alot of life out of it, as I love to add cardigans, jackets, tweed , other textures to ad interest, while the sweater dress iteself is super comfortable, and the color is one of my favorites. I love to add vintage inspired pieces as well as the burgundy brooch, as I am a fan of brooches.

So, tomorrow night we are going to see the Brian Setzer Orchestra. He is amazing on guitar, and my favorite music is swing, so I am dressin the part,  I have plans to share that outfit with you, and as I mentioned Dressy Holiday Looks, and how to dress up you DENIM! for the Holidays so stop back and……

Have a great weekend

Jess xo

Linking up with Penniless Socialite, Style Elixer, Rachael the Hat

Coat: last year: Banana Rep: similar, Ann Taylor Loft , sweater dress: similar, cardigan (cashmere) Nordstrom ( old) similar, boots: Sofft, Brooch: Etsy, Hat: boutique in Asheville

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50 Comments

  • Reply
    cheriejamesp
    December 12, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    This is such a great look Jess!!! It’s so unique and sort of has a 40ish feel to it. You look so great in hats. I wish I could wear them, but don’t have a hat head. I love that you wore the above the knee socks and paired with the boots – so fabulous!!!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 13, 2014 at 10:25 am

      Thanks Cherie! and I have been looking on Ebay for some great shoes, there are some really neat finds. I like the mules but i find them hard to wear with jeans. ( i wear them on occasion), Glad you liked the look. I love 20s hats and always look for them at this store in Asheville. Have a great weekend, jess xx

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    Alexandra B.
    December 11, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    I love this! This shoots to the top as one of my favorite looks from you. I also like the de-colored close up picture. And the golden leaf headband is beautiful.

    Alex – Funky Jungle

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

      Really? as i have heard that from some people. thank you Alex! I have the golden headband I may wear it on NY eve with a gold shimmery outfit, jess xx

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    Jacket Society
    December 8, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Wow Jess this is a different kind of look thank I am used to seeing from you and I love it!! Its edgy and fun and suits you really well. Love the knee high socks with the boots and that hat is fab. Great look girlfriend 🙂
    Nora
    http://www.jacketsociety.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 9, 2014 at 9:43 am

      Thank you Nora! I branch out here and there, I love the 20s hats, have about 3 so far, and love them I dont often get “edgy” as a description, but I wil take it!! Thanks sweetie, have a great week, jess xx

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    Euge
    December 8, 2014 at 1:16 am

    You look great! You rock the knee high boots!
    Obsessed Fashion Blog

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 8, 2014 at 7:52 am

      thanks hon! Rhy are actually socks over the knee ane combat boots, I appreciate it! jess xx

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    arielleberze
    December 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm

    Love the thighhigh socks! Can’t wait to see you in that headband. It’s gorgeous!

    Arielle from Tangled Musings

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    Michelle
    December 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    I’m so jealous that you have all your Christmas shopping done! Also that you look so darn good in hats 🙂

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 7, 2014 at 12:44 pm

      HI Michelle! Yes it is my responsibility to buy everyone’s gifts, ( i buy online) wrap them, and then we ship them, except for hubby and I we trade Christmas morning. Aw, thanks about the hats. I love the 20s style hats 🙂 jess xx

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    Debbie Stinedurf
    December 7, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Jess~Hope you’re feeling better. This is such a cool and edgy look…I absolutely love it! And that hairpin is beautiful. My sheltie is always rooting around in my hair…not sure why…crazy dogs!
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 7, 2014 at 12:10 pm

      Hi Deb! Thanks so much. The diease in incurable, it is a day to day thing. Good and bad days, I appreciate the thoughts xo. Glad you like the outfit. I have a variety of tastes, but I do like mostly a classic way of dressing with a vintage vibe be it hats, jewelry, dresses… So funny about the pups! jess xx

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    Johanna
    December 6, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    I love this look with the combat boots. You can totally rock another shade of fashion. So cute!

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 7, 2014 at 12:08 pm

      Thanks Johanna! I love these boots, they are Sofft brand and so comfortable. Glad you liked it!

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    cassidl
    December 6, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    So sorry you are sore, I hope that means it is working for you.. take care of yourself, love the hat. ( and those pictures of that staircase love it)

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 7, 2014 at 12:02 pm

      THanks so much Linda, well I have good days and bad days. There is no cure, so I just learn day to day how I feel. Glad you like the hat, I am a fan of the 20s.
      jess xx

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    dan
    December 6, 2014 at 9:35 am

    I am so glad I could get in touch with you again, Jessica!( I suspect there must be something wrong with the link…)

    I have all my shopping for Christmas still to do this year, and so I am envying your perfect organization! 🙂
    The hair pin is lovable and the emerald green goes very well with your hair tone. You look very nice with the burgundy dress and that delightful hat!!

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 6, 2014 at 11:10 am

      Hi Dan, I need to come and visit more, I try and keep up! The link is fine dan, just go to the website of the blog , I would love if we could follow on twitter , bloglovin, FB to keep in touch with each other, does that sound good?
      Thanks so muxh! I love this style of hat and sweater dresses as well! jess xx take care

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    Lorna Mai (@LornaMaiLtd)
    December 5, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    Love this look. Your hat is lovely and that emerald pin is perfect on your hair colouring. I haven’t done any Christmas shopping yet, like you I;ll be doing it online. Gorgeous B and B.

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 6, 2014 at 11:08 am

      thanks so much! I am a fan of the 20s hats! Have a great weekeknd Lorna jess xx

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    Jennie
    December 5, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    So loving those long socks on you! Looks great. Adorable hat and it suits you perfectly! Have a wonderful weekend and feel better soon.

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks Jennie, I have good days and bad days, that is how EDS works, but I appreciate the thoughts 🙂 I am a fan of the over the knee or thigh high socks, but ya gotta make sure they dont fall down ! enjoy your weekend, jess xx

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    Claire
    December 5, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Love it! So warm & cozy, yet fashionable!

    God bless,
    XO, Claire
    http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

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    eirinipapadopoulou
    December 5, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    love the outfit! so cozy and stylish! beautiful home!

    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

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    Shannon
    December 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    What a cute place to get away!! Love your black and burgundy outfit! So pretty!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm

      thanks Shannon! Glsd you likied it , jess xx

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    Tiina L
    December 5, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    It’s a great look. Have fun atbthe concert!

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    Amy Ann
    December 5, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    You’d never know these photos were a year old because they are so on trend! You were ahead of the game with your burgundy and over the knee socks.

    Xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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    Martina Elegant
    December 5, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Thank you for stopping by at my blog and leaving a nice comment. I’ve been to NC Blue Ridge Mountains. I used to live in Raleigh.

    The emerald pin is so beautiful!

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    plutrell
    December 5, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Love the hat and gloves…great look, Jess!

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 11:03 am

      THanks Pam! You know I like these hats 🙂 Enjoy your weekend! jess xx

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    garaytreasures
    December 5, 2014 at 8:28 am

    Lovely look Jess, have fun this weekend! Rachel xo

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 11:03 am

      thanks hon! I will post my outfit from the concert Mon, have a nice weekend, jess xx

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    notjessfashion1
    December 5, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Hi Jess! Great shots! and that accessories are awesome especially the headband!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 11:01 am

      thanks so much! Yes, I have the headband I will wear sometime soon 🙂 have a great weekend, jess xx

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    KizzyDoll
    December 5, 2014 at 8:24 am

    You look wonderful doll, love the outfits…I hope you had fun at the concert :)) xx

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

      HI Kizzy, glad you like the outfit! I didn’t go to the concert yet, we go on Saturday night Kizzy, and I am going to try vintage curls, and a poofy skirt.. will post the concert outfit Mon!
      jess xx

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    Suzanne
    December 5, 2014 at 8:10 am

    I’m so jealous you’re off to see Brian Setzer! Can’t wait to see what you wear.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 10:54 am

      Thanks Suzanne! I love swing, so I love his tunes and band, I need to learn how to do the vintage roll curls 🙂 jess xx

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    Dawn Lucy
    December 5, 2014 at 7:12 am

    Is that your home? So pretty! Great fun look too!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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      litonkrl
      December 5, 2014 at 7:31 am

      So fast! Completed your sopping!

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      Jess Jannenga
      December 5, 2014 at 10:54 am

      Dawn, I wish! No, it was an octagon shaped Bed n Breakfast in the mountains. It was a beautiful place. Glad you like the look as well. e have a large home in a development near Lake Norman. Have a great weekend, jess xx

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