Happy Monday everyone! You may have figured out by now that I am a typical Texas gal who loves her jeans! I could live in denim and be perfectly happy! So, one of my personal challenges is to find how many different ways I can dress the jeans up, so that they are very VISIBLE!

Dana Buchman Sweater and Lee Slimming Jeans:  Kohls
Lane Bryant Blouse: Brand New at Goodwill!!

One of the problems with jeans is they have traditionally been the casual go to look and women of a certain age became used to throwing them on with a sweatshirt or sloppy T…for maximum comfort of course. But, times have changed, ladies!
I wear trouser jeans to go almost anywhere…today’s look was for church and going out afterwards. Where I was raised in the south, we always dressed up to the max for church. That no longer is the case, but I still want to feel confident in my look even if it includes my “go to” jeans.

Bracelet:  Lane Bryant

It is important to have jeans which flatter your body and that usually takes time… trying on many pair until you find your match. I have had success with Lee Jeans from Kohls, Coldwater Creek and Chicos! I love dark denim (so slimming) and I love trouser jeans (they will go anywhere).

Belt:  Goodwill!!!

 Also, today, I am wearing some of my after Christmas shopping finds. This brand new Lane Bryant blouse was only $4 and the fabulous belt was $5!! Our Goodwill stores have a designer section called Julia’s Attic and that is where I discovered this belt! Love it! Because I am “living the headlines,” you will see more thrift items on this blog this year…done with my shopping guidelines in mind and with a fun attitude for treasure hunting!

Shellac Report:  Five Days and I have done
housework, laundry, blogging, cooking and no chipping!
Looks as good as the first day!!

Now, go check out the lovely ladies of Patti’s Visible Monday and make up your minds to have one incredible week!!

http://notdeadyetstyle.blogspot.com/2012/01/visible-monday-27-start-new-year-with.html

I’ve decided to also link up with the wonderful women of the MONDAY MINGLE…hop on over there to check out some great looks as well.

http://www.glamamom.com/2012/01/mode-monday-the-way-it-was-will-be.html

Does anyone else now wear jeans to places you maybe wore dresses in your past??


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