I have had this little black dress since the late 1980s, when I bought it to attend an event at the Philharmonic Center for The Arts in Naples, Florida. I can’t believe it was so many years ago! The Austrian crystal pearls are special, because they were a gift from my mother in law. The white-gold diamond ring is another sentimental favorite; it is very old and was given to me by my late paternal grandmother, who worked as a “beauty operator” until she was in her 70s. All are classics, and still stylish today. ~Janis Lyn Johnson
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Here I am in 1992, conducting a magazine interview for Gulfshore Life magazine.
Dress: Vintage / Bag: Salvatore Ferragamo; Similar at Saks Fifth Avenue / Scarf: Salvatore Ferragamo; Similar at Saks Fifth Avenue / Pearls, Heirloom; Similar at Nordstrom / Watch: Michele; Similar at Nordstrom / White Gold Diamond Ring: Heirloom.
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Carolyn, what a kind thing to say. Thank you so much! Hope you are having a sweet day wherever you are. 🙂 ~Janis