4.19.2012

rain and shine


this past saturday it was rainy.



skinny old navy black pants
white rrl shirt
j. crew trenchcoat
sperry leopard flats (thrift)








and sunday the sun shined.



j. peterman linen skirt (thrift)
white rrl shirt
j. crew yellow cardigan
kate spade navy blue flats (thrift)
julie lorusso bracelet



both were lovely spring days.
and this is what i wore.


xo
janet






34 comments:

  1. I love both looks! Perhaps you could give us thrifting tips because I never find the things you do...or maybe I'm just not clever enough to know what to put together.

    :) sarah

    ReplyDelete
  2. what Sarah said...seriously Janet, you look amazing!
    xo
    annie

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hello Janet:
    Such a lovely second photograph in which you look utterly spring like and totally at one with this lovely time of year.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lovely lovely! I think my favourite is the second - it's just a perfect spring outfit for a perfect spring day

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love that punch of yellow ...spring has sprung in your garden!

    ReplyDelete
  6. we are having the same classic spring rain/shine weather ~ sometimes within the span of an hour.
    i love both of your outfits & that they both are built upon the same white button down.
    you will soon have a "look book" with all of your wardrobe combinations ♥

    ReplyDelete
  7. Oh the squirt of lemon is lovely there, I have a similar summer outfit but sans lemon, that's really a lovely touch.
    Last month it was hotter than LA now it's miserable here.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Oh Janet, I picked up a skirt for six pounds and I love it! Will mention you when I post about it.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love both outfits! What everybody says, I am amazed what you find in thrift stores!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Nothing like a trench to pull it all together. Tres chic. Jo @ Let's Face the Music

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love both outfits too, Janet! :) My most recent thrift shop score was brand new rain boots for two of my boys. They were only $4 each, and the boys love them.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Sunglasses when it's rainy? Rather affected don't you think?
    Good first outfit but the second one is rather grannyish.
    You invite opinions - you get them!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Do you have sand in your vagina again today?

      Delete
    2. LMAO--never heard that one but I'm going to use it! :)

      Delete
  13. You're so gorgeous, I really think you could look amazing in a potato sack! Love all the outfits you share and I think it's wonderful that you're so thrifty:)

    ReplyDelete
  14. I can't help wondering why this Anonymous person keeps reading a blog they obviously don't care for. You'd think they would have something better to do.

    Janet, I love your thrifty style posts. I wish I had your knack for finding such treasures.

    ReplyDelete
  15. you are radiant in yellow janet! we so do enjoy seeing the outfits you pull together. please continue to showcase them.
    the she cat above needs de-clawed. might have broken a nail in the sand/litter box!
    happy weekend to you.
    jan

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love this post and these outfits. Those leopard flats with your trench coat are so perfect.
    xo!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Dear J

    Gorgeous as always. Loving the retro Mad Men vibe in outfit 2. Everyone knows that the more ppular your blog, the more traffic you get, the more weirdos with issues will visit and leave anon comments. No one with a happy fulfilled life would bother so they really need our sympathy and/or pity. I think you should delete them though. They can start their own blog if they want their thoughts in cyber print.

    Kindness is never out of style but sadly either is snark.

    love me x

    ReplyDelete
  18. You really love posing in your driveway!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Hmmm not sure what that comment above means?! We LOVE Janet posing in her driveway and that is why she posts these oufits for us...
    And Janet you look fabulous as ever. Tres chic. Love the raincoat and the skirt and cardi combo in 2nd photo. And are they my fav. RL sunnies in the 1st photo? Still so envious of those ;-) xx

    ReplyDelete
  20. i love your classic style! Thanks for sharing! Women can be so snarky! keep posting because most of us love your blog!

    ReplyDelete
  21. You're the hottest granny I know.

    ReplyDelete
  22. It's true-when a blog is opened for comments, comments will come. The truth is, however, that negative comments are hurtful. Before we decide to give one, there should be consideration. Is it worth it for me to be hurtful? What impression will this negative comment reflect upon myself? How, then, will I feel about myself? I know we human beings sometimes don't think before we speak, sometimes slipping out uglies from our tongues, but when writing a comment, surely there is time to reflect before posting. It takes a whole lot of positives to counteract one little negative.
    I believe, dear Janet, whether it's raining or not, sunglasses are good because they protect our eyes and feel nice to wear. And...just so you know...if the second outfit seems "grannyish," to some, then you're the prettiest granny I ever did see. I wonder if Grace Kelly or Princess Di or Audrey Hepburn were ever told that they looked "grannyish?" I doubt it. Classics will always remain in good taste worn when worn at any age and in any time. There's an old and good tip that remains true today: If you can't say something nice, then don't say anything at all."
    -Suzanne in Illinois

    ReplyDelete
  23. Your fashion posts are always so much fun, and such good inspiration. I love your sunny cardigan!

    Barbara in Northern Cal

    ReplyDelete
  24. Janet...you are loved, loved, loved by myself and so many others. That's all that really matters!
    From Markay in Ohio

    ReplyDelete
  25. Considering how wet it is here right now I'd be going for the rainy day option!
    Both are stylish yet c-l-a-s-s-i-c.
    Your anon commenter reminds of a grumpy old tomcat that makes mean spirited swipes at unsuspecting passersby.
    Have a great weekend.

    ReplyDelete
  26. Janet,

    You are a classic beauty in the way you look, dress and handle yourself. I am always impressed with what you can do with such a small wardrobe. If I didn't know your wardrobe was tiny, I would think you had a giant walk-in closet filled with beautiful clothes.

    xo, A

    ReplyDelete
  27. I adore your blog!! It makes me smile every time.

    ReplyDelete
  28. I love the simple, classic look of both these outfits. I wonder if you could elaborate on how you made decisions regarding what to eliminate from your wardrobe. Did you just get rid of clothes that didn't fit right? Or ones that were worn out? How did you decide?

    Barbara

    ReplyDelete
  29. Redlands must have the most amazing thrift stores! Hope to visit there someday!

    ReplyDelete
  30. I love your descriptions. I recognized those Julie Lorusso bracelets....
    You look smashing.
    pve

    ReplyDelete
  31. Loving all your photos, loving your hair, and loving your look. Real woman, real life, really fantastic style. I will be e-mailing you about an interview : )

    ReplyDelete

kindness is never out of style.