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Wedding Guest Lookbook

We are in the midst of wedding season this year and are still stocking up with new product for every occasion. Whether you are attending a casual barn wedding or a formal black tie wedding, we have a look for you!   Some weddings have dress codes and guidelines listed on their invitation or website. However, some people leave it up to interpretation. It is best to ask ahead of time or see what other guests plan on wearing, to get a better idea of how you should dress. Are you still unsure of the type of event you are...


Red, White, and Blue!

Believe it or not, the Fourth of July is right around the corner, only 3 weeks away! Don’t leave your outfit choice till the last minute. Whether you are celebrating on the water or at a backyard barbecue, JJB has all your holiday looks. What are you doing this Summer for Independence Day? No matter what you choose to do, make sure to rep the USA with your red, white, and blue! Below is a lookbook that will get you in the festive mood... Lets start off with this little red dress. The ruffled, off-the-shoulder top makes the dress more...


Recycled Fashion From Summer Wedding Season

We've all been there.  Purchased a particular dress for a special occasion - guest of wedding, bridal shower, or special dinner event - and then left to hang in the closet to collect dust.  (It's ok, we won't judge you) Well...listen up, because although Janelle James Boutique carries a ton of dresses - different styles, lengths, textures, prints, patterns, and colors - all of our dresses can be played up for a special occasion and then down played for a casual night out/work/school.   The secret: it's all in the accessories, shoes, and outerwear.   (Plus, with Fall and school...


How to Take Your Maxi From Day to Night!

Janelle Hill

Tags 2014, dresses, fashion, maxis, style, styletips, summer, summer2014, summerfashion, tips

Hey JJbabes! So the hot must have item of the summer is a Maxi dress! I know I have multiple in my closet and they are great for any occasion: weddings, showers, date night, or even an easy day out running errands with the kids. So today we are going to take your favorite maxi dress from day time fun to night time flirty.Now there are numerous styles of maxis: jersey fabric, chiffon like materials, prints, strapless, and my favorite the lining to the thigh with a sheer skirt over it. For day wear I would stick to a jersey or knit...