Thursday, January 29, 2015

Beauty & Style with Jill {week III}

Welcome back to my weekly new column, where I share my favorite ensembles from the prior week to help you create new looks with all the clothes you already own.

My first look is directly inspired by this sweater jacket that I originally found on Pinterest. 

I’m going to get the shirt dress next.  I love this look with ankle booties.


It has been so cold here in VA Beach, that I choose to wear it with a comfy and warm cowl neck sweater.


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A few days later I wore it with a dark teal-green sweater from Target to really bring out the green shades of ombre. 

I love it!





You can purchase the same jacket right here from Anthropologie

Crème cowl neck sweater – LOFT last year

Teal-Green Turtleneck – Target last year

Skinny Jeans – last year American Eagle

Ugg Brooks Tall Brown Boots – right here

Gold chain necklace – Target

Teal statement necklace – Francesca’s



NEW! Green A-Line Tartan Skirt – Chic Wish

Green Cardigan – Gap last year

White Turtleneck Sweater – Gap last year

Black Riding Boots – 3 years ago

Necklace – Francesca’s



Navy stripe Blazer – Forever 21  5 years ago

Red Turtleneck Sweater – Kohl’s this year

Skinny Jeans – American Eagle

Black Riding Boots – 3 years ago



Orange Cable knit Sweater – Target 2 years ago

Skinny Jeans – American Eagle

Ugg Brooks Tall Black Boots – right here

Here is a closer look at them. 

As you can see from the last three weeks I pretty much live in them and my brown pair!


Here is a closer look at the necklace.  I love it and wear it often!!

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This one is similar to it.

Fashion Tips:  


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I have all the pieces in my closet to re-create this look by Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift Sports an Equestrian Look for a Whole Foods Run in Advance of Her Girls’ Weekend  #InStyle 

Love the coat and color

And this year’s it color marsala:

Invierno 2014-Primavera 2015 Atemporal y Sin Edad


I would love to see how you incorporate these looks and tips into your daily ensembles, so please tag me on Instagram using #over40looksgood or #stylebyjill 

Until next week, be sure to wear your best accessory a SMILE!


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