(ABOVE) I love interesting crossbodies.  This one, from J. McLaughlin several seasons ago, doubles as a petite and ladylike top-handle bag.

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I love how just tossing a sweater over my shoulders, wearing a more slim rather than loose-fitting tee, and slipping on flats with pointed, instead of rounded, toes dresses up this fairly casual outfit.  Little touches say so much. ~Janis Lyn Johnson


CLOTHING…TOP: Ralph Lauren, Fitted Tee, Past Season (Similar Talbots  or Macy’s) / SKIRT: Ann Taylor, Past Season (Similar Talbots or Nordstrom) / CARDIGAN: Gruppo Americano, From 1999 (Similar Ann Taylor) / ACCESSORIES…BAG: J. McLaughlin, Past Season   (Alternative Top Handle Bags) / SHOES: Brooks Brothers, Pointy Toe Penny Loafers, Black, Past Season( Similar Nordstrom) / JEWELRY…EARRINGS: Sterling Silver, 1.25″ Hoops (Similar) / NECKLACE: Sterling Silver, 8mm Beads (I Think?) Bought Circa 1990 (Similar Ross-Simons) / BRACELET: Sterling Silver Rope/Toggle Bracelet, Four Winds Gallery, Naples, FL, Gift From My Husband Circa 1990 (Similar Ross-Simons) / WATCH: Bulova, Vintage / MY MAKEUP (All Natural/Organic Ingredients)…FACE: 100% Pure, Both Crème and White Peach / CHEEKS: Gabriel Color, Vibrant Pink / LIPS: Aubrey Organics, Blush Pearl / EYELASHES: 100% Pure, Black Tea. (Some links are affiliates.. More information here.)




YouTube Video of My Outfit


4 comments on “(Video) Refining A Casual Outfit: Ralph Lauren Red Tee, Ann Taylor Black and White Pencil Skirt, Brooks Brothers Black Pointy Toe Flats, J. McLaughlin Bag”

  1. A beautiful look. Thank you for all the ideas on this blog. I shop at Talbots in Toronto, Canada and you help me put various items in a much better style.

    • Anna, thank you! I’m so glad you love Talbots, too. It’s such a wonderful, classic line of clothing for women of all ages and sizes. Thank you for taking the time to view my blog and to comment. ~Janis

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