Waxed Jeans - Elegantly Dressed and Stylish
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Waxed Jeans


Hello Ladies

Well, here we are, and let’s just say, I took a 180 and am wearing something you don’t see me in often! I saw them on so many girls, I really had to go try them on . This wasn’t a Christmas gift, just a purchase I havent had a chance to wear yet. You all know my style, more of Monday’s post, with skirts or dresses, but I have been thinking I would like to wear some jeans, and when I tried these on, they were so comfortable and cool, I had to lay that plastic down!





I have seen these on many bloggers, the waxed coated denim, and loved the look, but wasn’t sure I could pull it off, due to the sensitivity in my legs. However, when I tried them on at Loft, they were soft and light, not constricting. I also ordered a size up as I wanted to give them a looser look and have the ability to wear them as a boyfriend jean, rolled up if I wanted. I love that they look like leather, yet aren’t. So yes, “Edgy” is a term that is not used to describe my style much now is it :-)) ! One of my goals several years ago, for PT was to wear jeans, as silly as this sounds, i just wanted to get to a place to where they felt comfortable on my skin. I find a looser fit works better for me, so Boyfriend jeans, or a similar style. I bought the top later, as I had been looking for a plain crisp white top, as I think it is a piece we should all have in our wardrobe, but wanted some extra “bling” on the collar to dress it up.

I tried it on with my peplum black top, kind of like a vest, and it seemed to work well. I styled it with the denim, and discovered that I really liked this edgy, cool, jeweled look. What I love about the top too, is that there i s no need for a necklace, as the black stones acts as one, as one’s eye is drawn to the neck. The jeans are pretty skinny at the bottom, so boots would work, but I decided to pair the outfit with my 40s pumps with grey flanel, the shoes-only-worn-for-the-blog-shoes. So, being that tonight is New Years Eve, we will go out earlier, then come home to watch the ball drop.

So, as my style is more classic with vintage vibes, I decided to branch out a bit today and try these cool waxed jeans.
Now, to find them in white…

What is your “edgiest” look? What are your plans for tonight New Years Eve?

Linking up with the Mummy Chronicles

Have a great day and Happy New Year’s Eve!

jess xo

Jeans: Moto Skinny coated jeans: Loft, White jeweled top: Ann Taylor (, peplum top ( Target,)shoes: old , Quilted black bag: Rebecca Minkoff ( last year)


  • nofearoffashion
    Posted at 09:07h, 11 January Reply

    Great outfit and indeed edgy. What a smart move to elongate the peplum with that fun, jewelled shirt. That is a trick I musn’t forget. I have to say, that this is exactly my style, even though I am 60 haha. As we say in The Netherlands: the older the crazier.
    My edgy looks always mean skinnies, either with high heeled shoes (I love my silver slingbacks in summer) and a great top or jacket. I also have a few coated skinnies (one green and one burgundy). They do well too, although I should put in more time to style them with more items. I am so lazy.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:19h, 11 January Reply

      Morning, I love hearing more about the Netherlands, as I have never been there love the saying, maybe one day. Glad you like my outfit. I don’t know if you have read, but I have a chronic pain connective tissue disease, and I can not wear tight jeans, so this has been a goal of mine to wear jeans period as I have leg sensitivity. Sometimes I will buy jeans a size bigger if I like the style, to make them look mor elike boyfriend jeans. I would love the coated skinnies you mentioned great colors! Again, I appreciate the lovely comments, and I am learning more about the Netherlands, my hubby and I hope to go there one year. xx jess

  • Leanne
    Posted at 16:22h, 05 January Reply

    Beautiful outfit, looks great on you! Be sure to join the Trendy Wednesday Blog Link Up!

    Classy Yet Trendy

  • cassidl
    Posted at 11:32h, 05 January Reply

    you are rocking these jeans, love this look

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:43h, 05 January Reply

      thanks so much! I love em, have a great week, jessxx

  • elle
    Posted at 15:47h, 03 January Reply

    Love the waxed jeans, the peplum is so flattering ad that blouse is gorgeous, perfect combos and details. I am so glad that you found a pair that you can wear…. I know what that hypersensitivity feels like and it is no fun.
    sending hugs. xx, elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:16h, 03 January Reply

      Thank you Elle, Glad you like the outfit I put together. I buy one size bigger in some jeans as to not have them tight, I am going to have to buy a fwe belts or I could end up with diaper butt! thats no good. Yes, I plan on getting a white pair for a winter white look and for spring, as long as they are soft and comfy. Have a great weekend, jess xx

  • Yvonne | Dear Sunny Vintage
    Posted at 00:19h, 03 January Reply

    I love how you stepped out of your comfort zone and tried something new, and you pulled it off so well! The classic look is dressed up with little details like the waxed look of the jeans and quilted texture of the bag. Love it!

    Happy new year 🙂

    Dear Sunn

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:04h, 03 January Reply

      thank you Yvonne! I really like them , they are comfortable and I see many ways to style . Glad you like ti. Happy New year too, jess xx

  • Ada
    Posted at 09:55h, 02 January Reply

    Your coated jeans and collared embellished shirt are gorgeous and I love how you styled them with thr sleeveless peplum top. Happy 2015 Jess!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:57h, 02 January Reply

      thankyou Ada, Happy 2015 to you too. jess xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 19:51h, 01 January Reply

    I love how waxed jeans totally have that leather look without actually being leather- or costing as much! 🙂
    Wishing you a happy 2015, my friend!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:15h, 02 January Reply

      thanks sweetie! Yes, I agree and more comfortble too, jess xxHappy New Year too Ash

  • Alexandra B.
    Posted at 14:45h, 01 January Reply

    Hello Jess 🙂 I love everything about this fab look, from the waxed jeans over the peblum top to the embellishment on the shirt.

    Wishing you a Happy New Year 2015!

    Alex – Funky Jungle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 14:49h, 01 January Reply

      thank you Alex! The embellishment on the top is what sold me, and i just thought the jeans were cool. so. Have a blessed New Year as well!! jess xx

  • Carrie
    Posted at 19:39h, 31 December Reply

    This is a fantastic look! They look wonderful on you, Jess. All the pieces together are really a modern look. Happy New Year, friend!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 07:56h, 01 January Reply

      thank you Carrie, once in awhile i step out of my comfort zone of vintage ans classic with something very new for me. lovd it, happy new year!

  • Nikki Crews
    Posted at 14:44h, 31 December Reply

    You look great! I love my coated denim because they look like leather pants but are still within my comfort zone! I consider them to be a bit “edgy” too, so I’ve only worn them out to parties, but my goal for this winter is to find new ways to wear them. I’m glad you gave it a try and I hope you get a lot of wears out of them 🙂

    Happy New Year!

    NCsquared Life

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:59h, 31 December Reply

      Thanks Nikki
      Yes, they are super comfortable. I like them and went up one size so they wouldnt bug my legs. Best wishes for the New Year too, jess xx

  • Nora Minassian/Jacket Society
    Posted at 13:49h, 31 December Reply

    Those look great on you Jess, I am so glad you decided to get one….Happy New Year!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 13:57h, 31 December Reply

      thanks so much Nora! I bought a size larger than what i normally weae so they are baggier than they are supposed to be, but they are comfortable on me, and so cool! ( now u could be the spokesmodel for waxed jeans u look amazing in them!) Happy New Year as well, jess xo

  • Pam@over50feeling40
    Posted at 11:11h, 31 December Reply

    You are headed into 2015 looking amazing, Jess. Have a great night tonight and a great new year! BTW: I love my leather leggings!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:20h, 31 December Reply

      THanks so much Pam! I liked the look of these, so just went for it. Happy New year to you as well!! jess xo

  • Dawn Lucy
    Posted at 10:35h, 31 December Reply

    Such a fab on point look! Love this new look on you, Jess! I haven’t found any waxed jeans yet that are flattering to my “generous” butt and thighs, but I’m still keeping an eye out. On you, they are wonderful!!
    Wishing you all the very best in 2015!
    Dawn Lucy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:40h, 31 December Reply

      Thanks Dawn! I bought these a size larger than what I normally wear in pants, and FYI it is only your heart that is generous my friend! I bought these at Loft, so I will check to see if they are still there for u. You too my friend, I wish you and your family health and happiness!
      jess xo

  • suzanne
    Posted at 09:36h, 31 December Reply

    This reminds me I need to get my waxed jeans out and wear them a bit more.

    Have a wonderful New Year Jess!


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