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Kid's Graduation ~ What to Wear Over 40. Congratulations! It’s Graduation Day, and I’m sure you couldn’t be prouder. All those years of studying have finally paid off…for both your child and you. This is a time to celebrate and enjoy before the next chapter of your lives begin. As with any important occasion, choosing what to wear to your son or daughter’s graduation can be more difficult than you may have thought. Here are a few things to keep in mind. dress, blue bag( similar) shoes, earrings Shop this look: Turn off your ad blocker to view content 1. You may not feel like dressing if it means buying something new but graduating from college or high school is a big accomplishment and merits more respect than wearing a pair of jeans or capris. 2. The day belongs to your child and his/her achievements. Dress, Shoes, Bag-Michael Kors, Watch, Earrings, Bracelet 1, Bracelet 2 Shop this look: 3.

Photos are a big part of Graduation Day so if you want to wear some color go right ahead. Gray and blue floral wrap 4. 5. Shop this look: 6. Over 40 Bloggers are the New Styleblazers. Nina, a global fashionista who divides her time between Athens, Greece and La Jolla, California, who blogs at Trend Survivor.

(left) Jeannette, a blogger who’s passionate about self-growth and fashion and shares both with readers at Ms. Jeannie and Her Closet. (top middle) Jane, a British fashion blogger who challenges herself to step out of her comfort zone from My Midlife Fashion. (top right) Glenda has a background in fashion design and retail management. Be sure to read their inspiring Styleblazer features and others. Look Who Is A Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer 40+ Styleblazers – Looking Good and Feeling Confident Fabulous After 40 Styleblazers Share Their Style Secrets Meet the 40+ Styleblazers Behind What I Wore Posts Style Over 40 from Fabulous After 40 Readers and Fashion Bloggers Street Chic from Fabulous After 40 Styleblazers Sharing Their Over 40 Style – Meet My Styleblazers!

Styleblazers – Having Fun Trying Out the Latest Trends Fascinating Style Interviews with Over 40 Bloggers. Bold New Ways to Wear Black and White Stripes. Fringe Trim Jackets Add a Hip Vibe. One of the best ways to pull together a casual outfit is with a jacket, but you don’t want one that looks too serious and stiff (making you look old).

There’s a new style of jacket that solves this problem – the fringe trim jacket. Shop this look: Turn on your JavaScript to view content These jackets are the newest spinoff from the fringe trend that has been so popular lately. They shape your body– Raw edge jackets are tailored just enough to give you the structure you need without looking uptight.They’re relaxed and comfortable – You can move in them, roll them up and toss them in a suitcase. Raw edge jackets are a natural with jeans or white pants, but they can also be worn with a classic, plain colored dress to make it look more hip. There’s a version for everyone. These jackets have that boho vibe, so keep the rest of your outfit classic so the jacket stands out and you don’t look like you are wearing a costume.

Raw edge sweaters that act like jackets are popular too. What to Wear to a Spring or Summer Wedding. Do you have a wedding coming up? Are you confused about what to wear? Afraid you’ll have to resort to recycling that old standby, hidden in the back of your closet? Here are the answers to the 7 Top Questions on What to Wear to a Wedding. Shop this look: Turn on your JavaScript to view content Q1. The mood of a daytime wedding is light, fresh, and cheery, and so wear a pretty dress in a happy color. Shop this look: A Floral print dress is ideal, and should be very easy to find. Q2. Yes, absolutely! Question 3.

Easy Answer – a cocktail dress! Another option for an evening wedding is to wear a dressy suit or a cocktail suit. Q4. Sorry, that old rule of no white at weddings still stands because you never want to upstage the bride. Q5. An all black cocktail dress is too heavy for a daytime wedding, but is very appropriate for an evening wedding. Q6. A black tie wedding is most formal, and calls for something very glamorous like you are going to a formal ball. 5 Fresh Ways to Style White Jeans. White jeans are a summer staple you can’t go wrong with. No matter how you wear them, they always look fresh and classy. Here are a few ideas for how to style them to look Fabulous After 40! Shop this look: Turn on your JavaScript to view content 1. Lace-Up Top + White Skinny Jeans For Women White jeans look fresh and modern with a hip lace-up tee.

Shop this look: 2. This spicy cold shoulder top is fun and a little sexy. 3. A military inspired vest paired with an all white ensemble gives a cool, masculine vibe to your summer whites. 4. Lace is a gorgeous fabric to pair with white jeans when you want to look pretty and feminine. 5. Florals always look fresh paired with crisp white jeans. One final note: Many gals worry that bright white jeans will make them look fat and avoid them. (Visited 7,229 times, 22 visits today) What To Wear Over 40 To Mother's Day Brunch.

Wondering What to Wear on Mother’s Day? In my family, my parents, my sisters and their husbands, plus all our kids get together at a nice restaurant for a big, leisurely buffet brunch. It’s a beautiful time, so I always like to wear something really feminine to celebrate. Since everyone is going to the trouble of making me feel like a Queen, I want to look the part too. A pretty floral dress always does the trick. Here are some lovely Mother’s Day dresses to make you look magical, plus a few other easy and inspiring casual outfits for Mother’s Day. shop this look: Pink Dress: Turn on your JavaScript to view content Dresses For Mother’s Day – Fresh Florals Are Always Fantastic These days, anything goes, but isn’t it nice to go the extra mile and put some effort into your Mother’s Day look? This beautiful pink blossom dress has a ladylike sweetness to it, but it’s not wimpy.

Shop this look: Wrap Dress: Print Wrap Dress Not everyone feels comfortable in florals. Shop this look: Maxi Dress: What Over 40 Bloggers Wore At The RewardStyle Conference. It’s been a few days now, but I can’t stop thinking about the fantastic time I had at the RewardStyle Conference in Dallas last weekend. This was my second year attending, and it was so much fun! Here’s me by the Joule Hotel pool at the opening night party! If you’re not familiar with RewardStyle, it is a fashion technology company that was started by style blogger Amber Venz Box and her husband Baxter Box to help bloggers monetize their sites. Rewardstyle links bloggers to retailers, paying us commissions for clothing and other products that we feature in our posts. Every year RewardStyle invites 200 of their top bloggers from around the world to the conference to discuss blogging trends and to socialize.

This year was even better because at least a dozen 40, and 50+ bloggers attended. Opening Night – Cocktail Party by The Pool Left to Right – One of the first gals I met was Maria, who was all the way from England. Two more Texans made up our Girl Squad at the conference. SPECIAL OFFER! What They Wore - Mother Of The Bride Dresses. Wedding season is upon us. Whether you’re the mother of the bride or the groom, you’ll find inspiration from this week’s readers who sent in these fabulous Wedding Day photos. It might have been an Autumn wedding, but you wouldn’t have known it from the Mother of the Bride Dress. For her eldest daughter’s special day, my reader Maryellen decided to forgo the typical orange/brown/burgundy fall palette and wear gorgeous ice blue. Maryellen (who was 53 at the time of the wedding) fell in love with this short, lacy sheath dress that sparkled like a jewel, and so did everyone else!

Maryellen says when her son walked her down the aisle, she heard someone utter, “Stunning”! Maryellen couldn’t have been more thrilled with her Mother of the Bride dress and her hair. Both she and her daughter looked like movie stars and the pictures turned out great! Here’s a full-length look at Maryellen’s beautiful Mother of the Bride dress as she arrives at the wedding reception with her husband.

Casual Dressing is Easy With Cropped Pants. My over 40 lifestyle calls for casual dressing, but I still want to look polished and put together. I’ve found that a pair of cropped pants worn with a cute top makes for a great everyday outfit. Here are a few classy combinations that give off slightly different vibes. Top | Jeans | Shoes | Bag | Earrings | Watch | Bracelets | Necklace Pretty Lady There are some days when I wake up wanting to feel really feminine, but I can’t be bothered wearing a dress.

Why do I love this combination? One tip about florals, I suggest you go for a big bold floral print in vibrant colors- so much more modern than tiny pastel flowers. Top | Pants | Wedges | Bag | Earrings | Watch Ready For Adventure Here’s another cute cropped pants look that’s got more of a world traveler feel. What’s the style recipe here? A more boho ( less structured) purse would have worked too, but I like this blue tote which is chicer. Top | Pants | Shoes | Bag | Earrings | Watch | Bracelet | Bracelet Artistic Bent Ah, drama!