(Video Chat & OOTD) Classic Fashion Over 40/50: Easing Into Fall With Olive, Khaki, and Cognac

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(ABOVE) Fatigue Shirt and GiGi New York Tote, personalized with my monogram. (Also, similar pretty bag here; one in faux-leather here.)


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Monday, October 31, 2016 / Video Post Notes

The Versatile Khaki Pant

I’ve had these pants for several years, and I wear them often, because khakis are so versatile. I pair these with any color and practically any kind of top. The day of this shoot it was hovering at 90 degrees, so the light-weight fabric was perfect (see similar here).

I particularly like the look of these khaki pants with the cognac-color bag and shoes and earth-tone color shirt.  If you’re interested in the shirt, it looks tan on line (they call it Dark Driftwood), but I think it’s more light brownish-olive in person (and in these photographs).

~Janis Lyn Johnson


WHAT I WORE

TOP: Nordstrom, Dark Driftwood / PANTS: Ann Taylor (Similar Nordstrom6pm.com; Alternative Here) / TOTE: GiGi New York, Tan Pebble Grain (Also Lovely HereHere; Alternative Faux Leather Nordstrom) / SHOES: Tory Burch (Also Similar  Here, Here) / WATCH: Michael Kors (Also Similar) / EARRINGS: 1.25″.

MY MAKEUP (All Natural/Organic Ingredients)

FACE: 100% Pure, Healthy Flawless Skin Foundation Powder, Both Crème  and White Peach / CHEEKS: Gabriel, Vibrant Pink / LIPS: 100 Percent Pure, Fruit Pigmented Lipstick, Primrose  / EYELASHES: 100% Pure, Black Tea. (Some links in this post are affiliates. More information here.) 

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(ABOVE & BELOW) The earth-tone color and pocket detailing on this shirt were what caught my attention. Most Gigi New York bags can be personalized, including the Olivia Shopper, below, which is similar to my tote, above. Both are in tan pebble grain. For a similar bag in faux leather, visit Nordstrom. Watch: Michael Kors (also similar).

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(ABOVE & BELOW) These Tory Burch Ballet Flats go with so many outfits. I wear them a lot.

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(ABOVE & BELOW) On my lips: 100 Percent Pure Fruit Pigmented Lipstick in the color Primrose.

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(ABOVE) 100 Percent Pure Fruit Pigmented Lipstick in the color Primrose. (BELOW) Get a look similar to the one I’m wearing. Click side arrow to see any additional items. (More color choices than shown are available.)

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By |2017-06-10T11:23:09+00:00October 31st, 2016|Classic Fashion Over 40, What I Wore|4 Comments

About the Author:

Janis Lyn Johnson is a wife and 58-year-old, Texas-born fan of timeless style and healthy living.

4 Comments

  1. Laura Madden October 31, 2016 at 6:35 pm - Reply

    Beautiful- classic and clean! And I love that pop of pink on you! I felt so lucky, after recently moving to Oakland, CA that there is an actual 100% Pure shop!

    • JLJ October 31, 2016 at 9:02 pm - Reply

      Thank you, Laura. 🙂 Oh my gosh, how wonderful that you have a store. I wish we had one here. I would love to look at and test so many items. I bet it’s fun. Thank you for visiting my blog. ~Janis

  2. Catia November 2, 2016 at 6:37 am - Reply

    Hello Janis,

    you’re a beautiful lady with an impeccable style. Impeccable style meanwhile realistic!
    Thank you for sharing.
    Catia

  3. Mollie M. May 7, 2018 at 10:57 am - Reply

    You look beautiful in this outfit. What I have noticed Is that all your outfits are perfectly pressed and this makes all the difference in the appearance. So glad I came a cross your blog.

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