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A B. Jones Style Retrospective

April 6, 2011

 


If you have been with me from the beginning, you may know a little bit about my journey.. I started a blog called “The Vintage Society” back in 2007 and things took off from there. In 2009, I stalled…. got busy with styling and such and felt the name didn’t suit me anymore.. so I started up “B. Jones Style” in 2010.

When I started B. Jones Style, I played with posting only inspiration, trends and outfit ideas and I took my personal style out of the equation.. but all I kept hearing was.. “We want to see what you are wearing!”.. so it was back to posting personal style photos along with inspirations, shopping tips and everything else that I love.

During my “personal style” hiatus I snapped some iphone images just for fun, and recently came across them. What struck me was how much I still loved all the things I wore back then.. still wearing high waist anything, colors and prints, penny loafers, maxi skirts, hats, hair this and hair that.

So.. I thought I would let you travel back a bit and see a B. Jones Style retrospective.

Thanks for making the journey of the last four years so fabulous!

Kohl’s Chaps Capris and A Giveaway

April 5, 2011


"Kohls Chaps Capris"
"Kohls Chaps Capris"


(Turban and Blouse – Thrifted, Jacket – Elsewhere Vintage, Chaps Capris – Kohl’s, Shades – Urban Outfitters, Shoes – Steve Madden)

I absolutely love mixing prints… so when I was asked to be part of Kohl’s Chaps Capri campaign .. I was instantly drawn to a black and white checkered pair.

The Chaps Capri is essential and classic for spring, and I loved the idea of styling them up with bold pops of color and prints.

All styled up.. they were ready for a day down by the bay.. walking cobblestone streets, sipping coffee with my man and watching the sailboats glide by.. spring day perfection!

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Now for some fun..

Kohl‘s is gifting two of my readers with $125 gift cards.. all you have to do is leave a comment below..

something you want to see in the future.. a question for me.. or a little blurb of happiness!

Contest ends Friday, April 8th at 3 PM EST

Blushing this Season

April 4, 2011





(click on photo for credits)

This week’s inspiration:

Blushing pinks..nudes.. and soft feminine shades.

Party Hosting

April 4, 2011




(Kimono –Ramona West Vintage, Dress and Skirt – Vintage, Shoes – Forever 21)

I love a good excuse to dress up myself and my house and this weekend was the perfect opportunity… it was allĀ about party panache.. I hosted and toasted.. and it was fabulous.

 

Soft, Floaty and Sheer

April 1, 2011

"Drape Dress, Gypsy 05, Steve Madden"
"Drape Dress, Gypsy 05, Steve Madden"
"Drape Dress, Gypsy 05, Steve Madden"
"Drape Dress, Gypsy 05, Steve Madden"
"Drape Dress, Gypsy 05, Steve Madden"(Necklace – Vintage, Sheer Shawl – Gypsy 05, Drape Dress – Thrifted and tweaked by me, Crochet Dress – Thrifted, Shoes – Steve Madden)

It was a gloriously toasty day in Cali!

Inspired by the toasty weather I wore something soft, floaty and sheer.

Pajama Dressing

March 31, 2011

"Pajama Dressing, Spring Style, Floral Pants, Wooden Wedges, Michael Kors, Crossroads Trading Co."



(Top – Crossroads Find, Belt and Pants – Thrifted, Shoes – Michael Kors)

How fabulous is it that pajama dressing is a trend this spring?

Floral pajama-like pants styled up with colorblocked pieces.. I’m a happy girl.

 

Victorian Romance

March 30, 2011

"Ralph Lauren, Spring Style, Crochet, Lace, Feminine, Personal Style"

"Ralph Lauren, Spring Style, Crochet, Lace, Feminine, Personal Style"

"Ralph Lauren, Spring Style, Crochet, Lace, Feminine, Personal Style"

"Ralph Lauren, Spring Style, Crochet, Lace, Feminine, Personal Style" (Sweater – MNG by Mango JCPenney, Dress and Skirt – Thrifted, Boots – Jessica Simpson)

I loved the Victorian Romance that pranced down the Ralph Lauren runway.. and it was their collection that inspired my look.

Lace, ruffles and western touches.

*Based on multiple comments, this will be the next hair tutorial!

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