(ABOVE) A classic black-and-white striped tee with longer- length sleeves will take me effortlessly through the rest of summer and this fall, too.
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August 18, 2017 / Post Notes
WHY I LOVE COTTON, LONGER-SLEEVE STRIPED TEES
It’s fairly certain that if something is striped (with a color stripe and white stripe), I will probably like it, and I don’t just mean clothing. I love striped walls, pillows, sofas, umbrellas, chairs, bed sheets, frames, mugs, pens, binders, desk accessories, and more.
I especially love cotton, longer-sleeve, color-and-white striped tees. Because they’re cotton, they work year round in most weather (just add layers in the winter); and because of the sleeve length, they make me look just a little bit more put together than a short-sleeve tee.
I’ve had this cotton three-quarter sleeve tee for about two years and am still crazy about it. So much so, actually, that I’ve been known to wear it for hours outside on even a hot day–which was the case when I met CSG* for lunch at The French Brasserie Rustique on Fifth Avenue South.
Now, it wasn’t the weather we’re having right now–the 90s with steam-shower humidity–but it was in the upper 80s and very humid. Because of the cotton, I was comfortable; and it was striped, so I was happy.
We were under umbrellas, surrounded by climbing bougainvillea and sunny flower beds. The patio was so pretty!
Not to be outshined, our salads, too, were beautiful–and delicious. (See their current menu.)
To view the restaurant and our meals (as well as my nerve-wracking modeling stint in the middle of the patio), see my video at the bottom of this page.
If you’re interested in finding a longer-sleeve striped tee yourself—even an adorable turtle neck–I uncovered quite a few on line. Scroll down the page to see them.
~Janis Lyn Johnson
*CSG (Camera-Shy Girlfriend)
(ABOVE & BELOW) 100% Pure Ruby Gemmed Lip Gloss.
TOP: (Similar Striped Tee Halogen, J. Crew, Bobeau, Caslon, Amour Vert; Striped Turtle Neck; All Nordstrom Longer Sleeve Striped Tees; All J. Crew Striped Tees) / PANTS: (Similar Nordstrom,Talbots, Ann Taylor).
MY JEWELRY / ACCESSORIES
Hat: Sloggers (Alternative Hat I Also Wear Here) / BAG: Kate Spade (Similar Here, Here, Here) / SHOES: (Similar Nordstrom) / WATCH: Michele (Similar Nordstrom, Michele, Amazon) / LEATHER BRACELET: Bronzo Italia Leather Initial Bracelet / Bangle: (Alternative Talbots) / EYEWEAR: Giorgio Armani (Similar Nordstrom, Talbots).
MY MOISTURIZERS / MAKEUP (All Natural/Organic Ingredients)
LIPS/EYE AREA MOISTURIZER: Nourish Organic Shea Butter / FACE MAKEUP: 100% Pure Healthy Flawless Skin Foundation Powder, Creme and White Peach / CHEEKS: 100% Pure Powder Blush, Plum / LIPS: 100% Pure Ruby Gemmed Lip Gloss / LASHES: 100% Pure Ultra-Lengthening Mascara, Black Tea.
SALAD DRESSING BOTTLE: Glass, Leak-Proof, 4 oz.
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