(ABOVE) This long pink cardigan is the perfect length for skinny pants and leggings. I love pink and gray!
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July 23, 2017 / Post Notes
LONG CARDIGAN LOVE
I discovered long cardigans about 10 years ago, and I don’t know how I never noticed them before. They’re so cozy and comfortable, and they’re perfect with skinny jeans, leggings, and slim pants.
If I wore this one with a skirt or dress, I’d make sure they were slim fitting. I think petite girls could get away with skirts/dresses the length of the sweater. For me, I’d choose a skirt/dress just a few inches longer, and wear heels to keep the look long and lean.
Because of air conditioning, I often wear or carry a sweater with me during the summer. This one from Nordstrom is perfect for our steamy hot weather, because it’s a light-weight blend of 57% linen and the rest viscose and polyester.
I wore it to meet a friend for lunch this past Friday, along with a pair of silver leather ballet flats from Talbots, skinny pants I found at Marshall’s, and my white Kate Spade bag.
It started to rain as I was filming my introduction to this video, so I decided to switch out of my Talbots flats and into a pair of silver rubber flip flops. This time of year, even if it’s sunny as I leave the house, I often take a pair of flip flops to keep in the car. That way, if I’m caught in the middle of a summer rain, I can spare my good leather shoes.
Wherever you all are, I hope you’re having a sweet summer (or winter).
Have a great week!
~Janis Lyn Johnson
(ABOVE) It started to rain as I was filming my introduction, so I switched out of my silver leather slingback flats and into these rubber flip flops for walking from my car to the restaurant where I met my friend for lunch.
(ABOVE & BELOW) Colorganics Hemp Organics Pink Satin Lipstick.
(ABOVE & BELOW) This is me, moments before beginning filming. I’ve not yet turned on the studio lights, so you can see me and my makeup in regular household lighting–with a ceiling lamp above me and two small lamps behind me. Like always, I’m wearing powder foundation only on my face and lightly on my upper eyelids, but not under my eyes. I’ve found that putting powder or concealer under my eyes emphasizes my wrinkles. I’m comfortable with the dark shadows under my eyes. I was born with them.
(ABOVE) On my lips: Colorganics Pink Satin Lipstick. Colorganics lipsticks are made with a base that is 100% USDA certified organic, to which is added natural color pigments.
SWEATER: Halogen (Also similar here, here) / TOP: Similar Nordstrom Here, Here, Here / PANTS: Similar Printed Zappos Here, Here (Alternative Solid Nordstrom,Talbots, TJ Max).
MY JEWELRY / ACCESSORIES
BAG: Kate Spade (Similar Nordstrom Here, Here, Here / SLINGBACK FLATS: Talbots (Also Similar Silver Nordstrom; Alternative Pewter Halogen, Cole Haan) / FLIP FLOPS: Similar Havaianas (Also Amazon) / EARRINGS: Similar / WATCH: Michele (Also Here) / BRACELET #1: David Yurman / BRACELET #2: David Yurman / BRACELETET #3: David Yurman / BRACELET #4: Similar Lagos.
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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: Colorganics Pink Satin Lipstick / LASHES: 100% Pure Ultra-Lengthening Mascara, Black Tea. (Some links in this post are affiliates. More information here.)
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Hi Janis, I always enjoy watching your videos. The pink cardigan is beautiful and the silver grey and pink color combination is so pretty. Hope you have a great week.
Thank you so much, Monika! Also, thank you for taking the time to hop over to my blog from YouTube! I appreciate it!!! I don’t know why it took me so long to discover the color combination of pastel pink with gray. But until I saw it on a close friend of mine five or so years ago, I never considered it before. I agree with you, it IS a pretty combination. I’m happy you like it, too! Hope you’re having a peaceful weekend. Cheers ~ Janis
Love your style. If there was a way to collaborate I’d be very interested, I think our taste and style overlap quite a bit. Heidi
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Thank you so much for your message, Heidi. I sent you a direct email! ~ Janis