An Old Flame Never Dies

 

I’m so excited to be guest posting today for the lovely and super sweet Ani over at her blog Fleurani.  Ani created a series called “An Old Flame Never Dies” in which she and her guest bloggers must shop their closets to create outfits from pieces that are at least one year old.  Head over to Ani’s blog for more pictures and details of my “old” outfit.  Below are photos of Ani’s first two beautiful looks from her series.

 

 

Side note:  I would like to retract the comment I made two weeks ago in the post Kelly Green about the skirt I was wearing being the only green item in my wardrobe.  Well, ooops. . .I completely forgot about this mint green skirt I’ve had for years! For some reason, I don’t tend to think of mint as a shade of green.  I always group it with pastels.

 

 

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  1. Posted November 7, 2012 at 8:51 am by sheree@itsnotthatdee | Permalink

    very cute idea!
    will head over there now!
    sheree xxx
    http://www.itsnotthatdeep.com

  2. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:14 am by Laura- Creando mi ar | Permalink

    Amazing outfit!, and it’s a great idea !
    Kisses.

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:09 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much Laura! I agree, it’s a great idea and reminds me that I don’t always need to purchase new items!

  3. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:27 am by krystin | Permalink

    Cute outfit! Loving the winter white + stripes
    xo Krystin
    suburbanfauxpas.blogspot.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:09 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much Krystin! I LOVE winter whites!

  4. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:28 am by Neris | Permalink

    such a pretty look! heading over to Ani’s blog now :)

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

  5. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:47 am by Amanda Chic | Permalink

    Loving your blog!!:)

    A chic kiss ;)

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:10 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Aww, thanks Amanda! Thank you for visiting and commenting!

  6. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:49 am by Kendall | Permalink

    Fun to see you two teamed up – great outfit, I love that jacket!
    xo K
    http://www.lilieslattesandlace.com

  7. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:53 am by Adrienne | Permalink

    Great idea!!
    I love her blog and am so happy to see this idea….super cool!
    -Adrienne. xo

    http://sending-postcards-home.blogspot.com
    http://sending-postcards-home.blogspot.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:10 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Aww, thanks Adrienne! Ani is so super sweet!

  8. Posted November 7, 2012 at 9:54 am by Alyssa | Permalink

    What an awesome idea! I need to work on shopping my closet more. I have so many great pieces that never get any use! You look so lovely!

    Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks Alyssa! I completely agree! :)

  9. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:09 am by Amy Shaughnessy | Permalink

    What a fun idea for a series. Love this outfit too!

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  10. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:18 am by Alice | Permalink

    Love the concept – will check out her blog. Love this skirt! I am the same way about categorizing my clothes and then I forget about it because it’s associated with another color/season.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmdilife.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much Alice! Yes, it’s such a great idea!

  11. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:32 am by molly @ still being | Permalink

    BEAUTIFUL look, jenny!! :) checking out your post now!

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much for the support Molly!

  12. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:36 am by Megan | Permalink

    Pretty skirt! Love the first photo showing how it moves :)

  13. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:36 am by Meredith | Permalink

    Lovely Jenny! I’ll be guest blogging for Ani’s series later this month! Love your outfit you did!
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Awesome, can’t wait to see your post Meredith!!

  14. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:38 am by thehautecookie | Permalink

    awesome idea!! xO!
    http://www.thehautecookie.com

  15. Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:40 am by phiphisblog | Permalink

    super cute outfit – and i’m heading over to read your guest post! xox

    phiphi’s blog

  16. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:06 am by Elena | Permalink

    Love Ani’s idea about creating the look from old pieces! Can’t wait to see lots of fabulous outfits!
    So in love with your white jacket-very elegant!!!
    Kisses
    Elena
    http://dcinstyle.com/blog/

  17. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am by Rachel | Permalink

    Ani is so sweet- I commented over on hers earlier today about this look!

    Life Unsweetened

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:14 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thank you so very much for your support Rachel! I totally agree…Ani is a sweetheart!

  18. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:37 am by rach. | Permalink

    i love this! and love the blog too girl. can’t wait to read more. keep it up!

    love, rach.
    http://www.so–hi.blogspot.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Thank you so much Rach, and thank you for stopping by!

  19. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:39 am by Patricia | Permalink

    No matter what you wear Jenny: old or brand new you look amazing!!
    xoxo
    Patricia

    http://misstoptenimage.blogspot.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      You are way too sweet Patricia! Thank you!

  20. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:02 pm by olga | Permalink

    you look lovely!! great blog

    want to follow each other? :)

    http://www.anightinnyc.blogspot.com

  21. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm by Sheila | Permalink

    Love your outfit! Cute skirt and love the Chanel flappie! ;)

    xo – Sheila

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:08 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Aww, thanks Sheila! This is definitely one of my favourite bags! Thanks for visiting!

  22. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:08 pm by Always Maylee | Permalink

    I love this skirt, you look beautiful!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  23. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:23 pm by Paula | Permalink

    Love this outfit. The colors, textures and classic pieces mix into style perfection.

    xoxo
    Paula
    Blush-paula.blogspot.com

  24. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm by Dina Karivalis (@DKa | Permalink

    Love that idea and your outfit today! Would love your thoughts on my latest posts if you have the time!
    xo Dina
    Sweetest Somethings 

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much Dina! Thank you for stopping by!

  25. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:32 pm by alison dulaney | Permalink

    Such a pretty skirt! I will hop on over to her blog to check it out, she is the sweetest:)

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Yes, Ani is the sweetest! Thanks Alison!

  26. Posted November 7, 2012 at 12:47 pm by Ania | Permalink

    the bag is amazing :)

  27. Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm by Alissa | Permalink

    I love rediscovering ways to wear old favorites. Great post! Thanks for sharing!

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Me too! Thanks so much Alissa, and thanks for taking the time to comment!

  28. Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:16 pm by StyleDeLaCreme | Permalink

    Love this ladylike feminine look. And of course the bag is a beauty. Check out my latest post and join my blog:

    New Post – All Dotted Up – Polka Dots from head to toe

    http://Www.StyleDeLaCreme.com

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:40 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Thank you so very much, and thanks for stopping by!

  29. Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:17 pm by Fierce & Fashionable | Permalink

    Such a pretty skirt! Love it

    xo Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

  30. Posted November 7, 2012 at 1:33 pm by CRAVING FOR BARNEYS | Permalink

    I’ve seen Ani’s blog! You look perfect as always!

  31. Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:38 pm by Jen | Permalink

    You look so perfectly ladylike in this look, Jenny! And how ahead of your times you were with the mint skirt ;) All kidding aside, I think it’s so important to be able to wear older pieces… I’m off to check out the other posts in this series!

    xox
    Jen

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:45 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Ha ha, thank you so very much Jen! I completely agree, I always feel like I want to buy new things, but I need to remind myself that I have a closet full of great pieces that need to be worn! :)

  32. Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:40 pm by ashley | Permalink

    Love bringing out my old clothes!!

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:45 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Me too! Thanks for visiting, Ashley!

  33. Posted November 7, 2012 at 2:50 pm by Ashleigh | Permalink

    I never count mint as green either, but I adore it with your navy striped shirt! In the picture you look like your feet aren’t even touching the ground!
    -Ash

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 7:47 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      Ha ha, good to know I’m not alone! Thank you so very much for your super lovely comment! :)

  34. Posted November 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm by adore to adorn | Permalink

    Such a great look. Love the mint color of the skirt!
    Great guest post! =D
    xo,
    nancy

  35. Posted November 7, 2012 at 3:08 pm by Jen | Permalink

    What a beautiful look! I’m in love with your skirt and the way it flows in the wind. :)

    JennifHsieh

  36. Posted November 7, 2012 at 4:02 pm by Sandy a la Mode | Permalink

    i really need to go back in my closet and find old pieces to wear with new pieces!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

  37. Posted November 7, 2012 at 4:52 pm by Kacie's Kloset | Permalink
  38. Posted November 7, 2012 at 5:09 pm by Tara | Permalink

    Your mint skirt is so pretty!

  39. Posted November 7, 2012 at 5:39 pm by Joanna | Permalink

    So nice that you’ve teamed up. Love that gorgeous skirt! :)
    xo
    http://www.piesandpearls.com

  40. Posted November 7, 2012 at 6:23 pm by Miranda | Permalink

    Awesome idea for a series! Love the look Jenny!

  41. Posted November 7, 2012 at 6:59 pm by Bravoerunway | Permalink

    I love that skirt, and it’s ok! We always forget what we have in our closet and hence we buy more and more…..

    • Posted November 7, 2012 at 7:49 pm by Jenny | Permalink

      I totally agree! Plus, I have a shopping addiction so it makes it that much worse. . . :)

  42. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm by Erin | Permalink

    It’s so fun when you re-find pieces that you’ve had forever :). I love the blazer with this outfit!

    -Erin-
    OneTwoSummer

  43. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:28 pm by Head to Toe Chic | Permalink

    Gorgeous skirt! I love it with the white jacket.

    xo,
    Angela

  44. Posted November 7, 2012 at 11:44 pm by Bri | Permalink

    What a great theme for guest posts! Plus it kind of makes me think of a name for a James Bond movie!!!

  45. Posted November 8, 2012 at 12:35 am by amodeworld | Permalink

    Great look. Love the bag used as a clutch. xA

    • Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:01 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thank you so much, and thanks for visiting!

  46. Posted November 8, 2012 at 12:42 am by Universeandyou | Permalink

    That is such a cool idea !
    I have pieces with more than 5 years in my closet ! It’s a great way to remember that old pieces that stay hide inside our closet !

    http://www.universeandyou.com.br

    xoxo from Japan

    • Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:02 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Thanks so much for visiting! I agree, Ani had such a great idea! :) I definitely have several pieces in my closet too that are over 5 years old!

  47. Posted November 8, 2012 at 1:47 am by Rita | Permalink

    Love your style Jenny! I’m following you on facebook, pinterest, and bloglovin:)!

    • Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:02 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Rita, that is so sweet! Thank you for the wonderful support!

  48. Posted November 8, 2012 at 8:10 am by Amy | Permalink

    Love this outfit! Will pop over!

    xx amy

    Leopard and Lillies

  49. Posted November 10, 2012 at 6:02 pm by vanessa | Permalink

    love the shirt ,love your stile
    I am from spain blog
    http://eusoumuitovaidosa.blogspot.com.es/

  50. Posted November 12, 2012 at 2:10 am by Nic | Permalink

    What a great idea! It’s always helpful to have a reminder to take a look at what we have in our lives whether it’s clothes or otherwise. And I’ll let you slide on the forgotten green… this time ;)

    xo
    nic
    mymannersandmoxie.com

    • Posted November 12, 2012 at 8:11 am by Jenny | Permalink

      Ha ha ha, thanks for the pardon, Nic! :) You are too sweet!

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