Time for the Jewel Tones

Hey there friends! Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving! Are you ready for December to arrive? It’s here in just a couple of days and I for one am ready for it. The beauty of the Christmas season is always a perfect way to close out a year. Let it wash over you and embrace every sweet moment and opportunity to love and spread kindness.

Now, I have a public service announcement – listen to your mama. Your mom does know best and I for one know that mine does for sure. She reads my blog and noticed that I was not wearing enough color near my face and I was neglecting jewel tones which are “my colors”. So I listened to my mom and moved toward getting those jewel tones out of my closet and into my daily looks.

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The jewels tones might not be closest to my face but I’m working on it. Just getting them on my body made me feel more myself and confident. I added the pop of color with some bright pink lipstick. That was another confidence booster!

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I recently purchased these pants at Banana Republic and thought I could definitely wear them to the office. They are five pocket style but so easy to dress up. No one even knew they probably fall into the “jeans” category. Win!

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I guess my sassy self was coming out in this one. Good catch, hubby!

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Shout out to Mom this week who nailed it on what I should be wearing. Remember, listen to your mama!

Since it’s Wednesday, it The Blended Blog Link-up. Please share your looks with us today.

Be blessed! ~ Carrie

Where I’m linking up.

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  • Living on Cloud Nine
    Oh Carrie, how these jewel tones suit you to a "T"!! So pretty adn perfect. You look classy adn stunningly beautiful!
    • Thank you, sweet friend!
  • Maria Kelly
    Wonderful trousers! The colours you have chosen are wonderful x
    • Thank you so much, Maria!
  • Mama's do know best---at least they've been around longer --ha ha!! And that lipstick is fabulous on you Carrie!!! XOXO Jodie www.jtouchofstyle.com
    • Mama's do know best! Thankful to have mine as I know you feel the same way!
  • Too cute that your mom gave you that advice! And it's working because these colors are fantastic on you! Although I always think you look great :)
  • Momma knows best!! You are gorgeous in jewel tones and those pants are gorgeous! Brooke pumps and push-ups
  • Yes - jewel tones are stunning on you! Love this outfit friend!
  • love this outfit on you! Those pants are amazing!
  • Looking great Carrie! I love how all the blue shades work so well together.
    • Thanks so much, Alison!
  • Nicely done, all of these blues come together perfectly- the blazer is a winner.
  • That is so sweet your mom reads your blog and gives you advice! Sounds like a fashionista! http://www.mylittlenest.org
    • I love that Mom reads my blog and has input. She was always such a stylish woman. Very good eye for colors, material and putting things together. I am blessed!
  • You look great. I love, love, love the jacket. Classy! Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.
  • jess
    Carrie, beautiful outfit on you! I love the blazer, looks so versatile and sharp! The colors are beautiful on you and you always look great in pants/jeans. love the photos! thanks for linking! jess xx www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com