Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is ready for a staycation in her red and white tropical leaf print sweater and skinny ankle jeans from Chico's

This post is sponsored by Chico’s, and I will receive compensation, but the opinions expressed are my own.

I am crossing my fingers that the tropical getaway that I have planned for November will happen. But, just in case the getaway gets put on hold, I have my staycation outfit ready to go. Instead of having visions of sugarplums dancing in my head, I have thoughts of warm temperatures, sandy beaches, fruity drinks, and lush vegetation swirling around in my mind.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is surrounded by red roses in her red and white tropical leaf print sweater and skinny ankle jeans from Chico's

I don’t need a vacation as an excuse to wear tropical-casual clothing. Bright and colorful prints are right down my alley, and they make me happy. Chico’s has great tropical prints, and I can wear them right here at home. You might have noticed the tropical prints that I have been slowly adding to my wardrobe. Below are a few of my latest purchases.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a green palm print blouse

Palm Frond Print Crepe Blouse

Pink Tie-Front Crepe Blouse // Floral Kimono //  No-Stain Girlfriend Crops

Sleeveless Knit Tropical Maxi Dress

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is ready for a staycation in her red and white tropical leaf print sweater

So, when I saw this Tropical Leaf Print Sweater, I had to have it. I am slowly starting to transition my clothing toward fall, and this lightweight sweater is perfect for the colder days ahead. The Bateau neckline and drop shoulder sleeves are a flattering look that helps to create a more proportioned look. Since I am wider through my midsection, the illusion of a wider shoulder makes my midsection appear smaller. Woohoo!!! The sweater is a blend of Rayon, Linen, and Cotton, and it is machine washable. I am wearing my usual size 1, which is an 8-10, and it fits me perfectly.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a red and white tropical leaf print sweater and goldtone jewelry

One of the great things about this sweater is that it can be worn dressy or casually. Today, I paired the sweater with jeans, but I still wanted to dress it up a little with my jewelry. I added a big, bold goldtone link bib statement necklace; a goldtone pave textured cuff bracelet and a pair of Cassie goldtone hoop earrings to the outfitBecause the necklace makes such a statement, I decided to wear a simple hoop earring and cuff bracelet.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing skinny ankle jeans from Chico's

I’ve been wearing the So-Slimming Girlfriend Crop Jeans a lot lately, so today, I wanted to show you the Girlfriend Ankle Jeans. As fall and winter get nearer, I will start to think about wearing booties and knee boots. I love wearing good skinny ankle jeans with my boots, and these Girlfriend Ankle Jeans are going to be perfect. I am wearing the Deep Sea Indigo color, but these jeans also come in a light indigo color that is on sale. I am wearing a size .5 in these jeans, but I usually wear a size 10 in other brands.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking tropical in her red and white tropical leaf print sweater and skinny ankle jeans from Chico's

It doesn’t matter if you are staying at home or if you are making plans for a vacation like me, Chico’s has the clothing styles to make you look fabulous.

I appreciate Chico’s for sponsoring this post and allowing me to tell all of my friends about their beautiful and unique clothing line.

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  1. I love your blog! It inspires me!

  2. That dress looks amazing on you! I love tropical prints. I really like the tie fronts because they hide a tummy. I’m blessed because I live close to the beach so stay action at home is on the beach. ????

  3. I have been following on Pinterest but joined your blog. Love seeing what outfit comes next. You inspire others to know age is a number
    (skinny jeans, leggings, long sweaters, boots, tropical attire,etc)
    Any age can wear.
    Love the devotion verses also. Thank you for sharing.

    1. I am so glad that you found my blog. I hope that you are loving everything and keep coming back daily.

  4. Elizabeth Tyminski says:

    That first outfit is amazing on you!

    1. I am glad that you liked it, Elizabeth.

  5. I really love seeing all the options you share… I ordered the Loft tie front shirt after you shared it and cannot wait for it to arrive! Any chance you might share how you get the lift on the top in your hair cut? It’s got such great movement and never looks flat in your photos… very sharp! ????

    1. You will enjoy the top, it is very cute. I have very thick hair, so it has a lot of body and stands up well.

  6. Julie SHUTT says:

    Love the Maxi dress, it is on sale for 37.49 , I just ordered it !!!!!
    I’m ready for the Beach, also. If things go as planned I will be in Gulf Shores first of October.

    1. Great outfits!! Very tropical ! Cute for where ever we are !!!

      1. I thought the same thing, Chris.

    2. I saw that the Maxi was at a great price!!! Chicos has the most amazing sales.