(ABOVE) Long, lightweight cardigans are perfect for leggings and skinny jeans.
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Video Post Notes
Long Cardigans and Ghillies…Love!
I wear long, lightweight cardigans at any time of year (in air-conditioning during warmer months), and they work well with really any style of pant. This marled grey one from Nordstrom is an open weave and is so comfortable. The fact that it’s long in back and doesn’t fasten in the front–you can see my thighs–helps to elongate my shorter legs, I think. If you’re interested, it’s currently on sale. Should the grey no longer be available when you read this, I also found another similar long, grey cardigan at 6pm.com.
Now, I have to mention my shoes. Oh my gosh, I think they’re so cute. I wish these photos weren’t so dark, because they don’t do the color justice (a soft, pretty blush). They’re called ghillies, and according to Dictionary.com a ghillie is a type of shoe that was originally worn by Scottish hunting guides during the late 1500s.
I’ve been eyeing the style for about a year and finally decided to try a pair. Besides being adorable, I also like that because of the lacing I can tighten them to fit my narrow foot, so they feel very comfortable and secure. To see a wide array of ghillies, 6pm.com offers a large variety of styles at varying price points.
Do you already have a pair? I hope you’ll leave a comment and tell us what you think of them. ~Janis Lyn Johnson
WHAT I WORE
SWEATER: Caslon , Grey Cloudburst Marl (Also Similar 6pm.com) / TEE: J. Crew, Past Season (Similar Here, Here) / LEGGINGS: Lysse (Also Similar 6pm.com; Alternative Nordstrom Here, Here) / SEAMLESS PANTIES/KNICKERS: Halogen / SHOES: Halogen, Blush Napa (On Sale) / BAG: Louis Vuitton (Alternative Louis Vuitton; Pre-Loved Fashionphile.com; Pretty Alternatives Gigi New York–30% off!; Alternative Faux Leather Nordstrom) / WHITE CUFF: Hermes Clic Clac H, Wide / SILVER CUFF: Judith Ripka, Old (Similar Pre-Loved Fashionphile.com).
MY MAKEUP (All Natural/Organic Ingredients)
(NOTE: Save 20% at 100 Percent Pure during their Columbus Day Sale. At checkout, type in the code, COLUMBUS2016. Sale ends October 10.)
FACE: 100% Pure Fruit-Pigmented Powder Foundation, Both Crème and White Peach / CHEEKS: Gabriel, Vibrant Pink / LIPS/EYE AREA: Nourish Organic, Shea Butter / LIPS: 100 Percent Pure, Fruit Pigmented Lipstick, Primrose (Currently 20% Off; See Code Above) / EYELASHES: 100% Pure, Black Tea. (Some links in this post are affiliates. More information here.)
(BELOW) Get a look similar to the one I’m wearing–click on the photographs. On a smart phone? Click side arrow to see all items. (More color choices than shown are available.)