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5 Summer Shoes and What to Wear with them. Shoe styles come and go and so do the fashion guidelines for how to wear them.

5 Summer Shoes and What to Wear with them

Long gone are the days of having to match the color of your shoes to your outfit, or pairing dressy shoes with dressy clothes only. Today a new crop of shoes has inspired an anything goes kind of shoe mentality. Here’s a look at the five hottest spring/summer shoe styles, and some outfits that work nicely with them. shop this look: Pink lace up flats, floral top, jeans, pearl earrings, watch, white cross body bag 1.

These pretty dance-inspired shoes are delicate but practical. Shop this look: tan mule, blouse, wide leg jeans, bag, watch, earrings 3. 4 Street Style Bloggers Who Are Styleblazers. Runway shots of skinny young models in haute couture don’t help much when you’re an average middle aged woman trying to figure out what to wear.

4 Street Style Bloggers Who Are Styleblazers

Thank Goodness for 40+ fashion bloggers who inspire us each week with their fabulous street style photos. Each week I profile one here at Fabulous After 40. Here’s a look at a few recent Styleblazers. Tanya, a Dallas fashionista and charity chairperson who blogs at Tanya Foster. (left) Susan, a stylist who helps women fight the frump at The Midlife Fashionista. Spring's Most Exciting New Colors.

Pink (Rose Quartz) and pale blue (Serenity) are the top colors of the spring season along with many other happy hues according to Pantone – the world predictor of color.

Spring's Most Exciting New Colors

Pink (Rose Quartz) This year’s pinks are gentle and composed like a serene sunset. You’ll see the entire sunset spectrum from warm, deep rose to delicate pink. 2. Peach Echo Peach Echo is a friendly, warm accessible color. The Most Comfortable Walking Shoes for Europe. Spring until late Fall is ideal for a European vacation, and the best way to see most Old World cities is on foot.

The Most Comfortable Walking Shoes for Europe

Touring museums, churches and galleries; poking around in craft shops, taking photos in a cobblestone alley, hunting for a café or trattoria off the beaten path. Are your feet aching yet? Ecco Biom Lite walking shoe The secret to successful walking, according to experts at the Mayo Clinic, is a pair of comfortable well-fitting walking shoes. NO FEAR OF FASHION - CLASSIC DRESSING WITH A COLORFUL. Adding a funky twist to a classic look takes more than imagination.


It also takes, No Fear of Fashion. Greetje Kamminga is the creator of this fun, over 40 style blog that inspires women to inject color and artsy touches into their everyday wardrobe. In only a few short years, the 61-year-old fashionista who hails from The Netherlands has developed quite a loyal following. Readers love Greetje’s bright and slightly offbeat style, as well as her positive, playful personality. I recently had the chance to chat with Greetje about fashion over 40 and her approach to dressing. Fab Finds of the Week. Dress | Skirt | Top | Tote | Shoes | Scarf | Coverup | Romper All the gorgeous florals have got me excited about Spring.

Fab Finds of the Week

Here’s an Easter weekend look at some the prettiest in garden of fashion! Vince Camuto Floral Print Dress – Vibrant blooms and a pencil-cut make this dress a must-have for spring. You can’t beat the price, too. It’s currently 40% off, leaving you a few extra bucks to treat yourself to something else! Eliza J Floral Print Skirt – This vibrant skirt is full and pleated to both flaunt and forgive your figure in all the right places. Charter Club Floral Print Boat Neck Top – This bold floral print top with 3/4 length sleeves will quickly become your go-to top this spring. Ralph Lauren Bainbridge Tote – Hit your morning meeting with this spacious and lightweight tote, and end your day with dinner out with the same bag.

Michael Kors ‘Arianna’ Flat – Let this sophisticated pointy-toe flat take you from the work week to the weekends with ease. Shop these items: Relaxed Trench Coats Look Fabulous After 40. There’s something about a trench coat the makes anything you wear look instantly more polished and pulled together.

Relaxed Trench Coats Look Fabulous After 40

This spring there’s a trench for every fashion personality. Here are a few of the newest twists on this popular classic, and some tried and true favorites. The Bright Trench Coat If you like a perky looking spring coat, then imagine how cute you’d look popping into the grocery store or picking up the kids in this chic, red cropped trench. Fiesta Red, inspired by the Spanish Trend is one of the spring’s newest and most popular colors. Gingham for Grown-Ups. Remember last year when gingham first hit the runway?

Gingham for Grown-Ups

All I could think of was Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz in her blue and white gingham pinafore. How to Wear Wide Cropped Pants. If there ever was a tricky trend, the new wide cropped pants are it.

How to Wear Wide Cropped Pants

They end above the ankle; they’re voluminous, and although they look fabulous on the runway, they can be pretty intimidating to wear in real life. The worry is that unless you are a tall skinny minny, cropped pants are going to make you look dumpy and as wide as a house. How do you wrap your head around this new trend and make them work for you? Here are five ways to look fabulous in wide leg trousers. 1. Wide leg cropped pants are not for everyone, but if want to try a pair, keep proportion in mind. Hems vary, but the most flattering length is about an inch above the ankle. 2. Modern Nana Says 50 Is Not Old - Fashion for women over 50. Tania Stephens has a message: 50 is Not Old, so why dress that way?

Modern Nana Says 50 Is Not Old - Fashion for women over 50

Fashion for women over 50, 60 and beyond The 55-year-old fashionista from Grundy, Virginia has only been blogging six months but has already attracted a strong following who love her colorful outfits and energetic, youthful style. Tania is open and friendly, a modern Nana, who reminds readers that style at midlife starts with the right mindset. As she says, “Age is an attitude, keep yours young.”