(ABOVE) I love an understated ruffle on a button-up shirt.
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June 19, 2017 / Video Post Notes
Feminine Take on a Classic Men’s Shirt
When I want to wear a pattern, one of of my favorites is stripes, so I’ve been in Stripes Heaven the last two years. They are everywhere! I love them paired with solids, but they’re also easy to match with other patterns (like the subtle one of my pants).
The shirt I’m wearing is a take on a man’s classic pinstripe button up. What makes it a little different is that it has a banded rather than pointed collar and, of course, it has a ruffle. How I love ruffles.
Mine is from last summer, but if you’re interested I found an exact match at Talbots–plus, it’s on sale. So darn cute!
~Janis Lyn Johnson
P.S. If you like my strawberry-pink lip gloss, it’s actually two by Zuzu Luxe blended together. They’re all natural, vegan, and gluten free. See them swatched on my arm individually and together–at the bottom of this page.
(ABOVE) Zuzu Luxe Lip Glosses in, left to right, Caliente (red) and Cosmopolitan (pink). (BELOW) Zuzu Luxe Lip Glosses in, left to right, Cosmopolitan (pink), Caliente (red), and blended together to make a pinky-red/strawberry pink (which is what I’m wearing).
WHAT I WORE (Clothing)
TOP: J. Crew (Identical Match Talbots; Similar Draper James; Alternative Banded Collar AG; Similar Without Ruffle J. Crew) / PANTS: Crosby (Similar Talbots; Alternative Brooks Brothers or Talbots Here, Here; Alternative in Slim-Fit Red Ann Taylor, Talbots).
WHAT I WORE (Jewelry/Accessories)
BAG: Longchamp, New Navy (Larger Size Here) / SHOES: Talbots (Similar White Mountain Zappos, Shoes.com, or Tory Burch, Talbots ) / WATCH: Michele (Also Saks Fifth Avenue; On Sale Ross-Simons) / WHITE BANGLE: Talbots / PINK MONOGRAM BANGLE: C. Wonder / EARRINGS: Tory Burch (Alternative Tortoise Drop, Hoop) / EYEWEAR: Giorgio Armani, 25+ Years Old (Similar Here, Here).
MY MOISTURIZERS/MAKEUP (All Natural/Organic Ingredients)
LIPS/EYE AREA MOISTURIZER: Nourish Organic Shea Butter / FACE MAKEUP: Zuzu Gluten-Free Dual Powder Foundation D-7 and D-24 applied with BareMinerals Flawless Application Face Brush (also available here) / CHEEKS: Gabriel Vibrant Pink Powder Blush / LIPS: Zuzu Luxe Lip Glosses Caliente (red) and Cosmopolitan (pink) / LASHES: 100% Pure Ultra-Lengthening Mascara, Black Tea. (Some links in this post are affiliates. More information here.)
Great video! I’m going to try this look myself. Have a great week.
Thank you, Tami! Hope you’re having a sweet start to your Monday 🙂 ~ Janis
I came across your vlog on Pinterest and loved it. As an older (age 70) woman who loves classic style, I truly appreciated your style and comments. I follow a couple of blogs that are geared toward classic/preppy lifestyles and would love to follow yours as well. Hope you will add me to your list.