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Glamorous Styles for Women over 40 this Spring

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What To Wear When You Are Sick Of Winter? How To Wear an Asymmetrical Dress. Block Heels - Taking Fashion over 40 to New Heights. Fashion is finally giving us what we’ve been wanting for a long time – stylish shoes with heels that are easy on the feet. Thank goodness for block heels! They’re fashion forward, yet sensible and they come in all heights too, including low – The Black- Katrina Pointy Toe Pump, medium- Cream Vince- Faine slingback sandal , and tall- Dune- Aubree Python Pump. Why I like block heels? For years, I wore super high stilettos and thought nothing of it. Skinny high heels don’t feel comfortable anymore, and they’re certainly not practical for running errands, going shopping, driving kids around, and all those things that make up a big part of my life these days. Still, I hate to feel like an old lady wearing flats all the time, which is why block heels are a great in-between.

(Visited 2,758 times, 7 visits today) Today's Style Lesson: Fashion Should Be Fun. She’s a high school English teacher and part-time fashion blogger teaching an important style lesson on the web. Dawn Lucy says Fashion Should be Fun. The 49- year- old fashionista from San Jose, California gets top marks for her popular blog that is dedicated to real women having fun with fashion over 40.

Dawn prides herself on breaking old rules and taking on controversial trends, showcasing the latest looks in a light and playful way. I recently had the chance to chat with Dawn about her fun style and carefree approach to dressing at midlife and beyond. Deb: How would you describe your style? Dawn Lucy: Casual and a bit funky. Deb: Your main philosophy is that fashion should be fun.

Dawn Lucy: It’s just a matter of attitude and experimenting. Deb: You’ve come across lots of rules and lists about fashion for women over 40. Dawn Lucy: Lots of rules say no distressed denim and no graphic tees over forty. Deb: As a teacher, are you required to adhere to a certain dress code? Romantic Dressing ~ A Style Interview With Elegantly Dressed.

Is romance dead? Not in Jessica Jannenga’s closet! Jessica is the creative force behind Elegantly Dressed and Stylish, a 40+ blog that celebrates romantic, feminine dressing. The 47- year- old fashionista from Charlotte North Carolina has a passion for all things pretty, and a soft spot for vintage classics. Florals, lace, and Jessica’s fiery red hair are all part of her well-known signature look. I recently had the chance to chat with Jessica about her vintage-inspired style and romantic approach to dressing at midlife and beyond. Here’s my interview with this Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer. Deb: Your style is very feminine and romantic, but you say you are a tomboy. Jessica: Growing up I was a tomboy. I wouldn’t exactly say I am a tomboy at this stage, but I still love sports and do what I can such as swim and walk.

Deb: Let’s talk about romantic dressing- What does it mean to you? Deb: Whose romantic, feminine style inspires you? Jessica: As far as a designer, I love Ted Baker. Spring Booties - Transitional Footwear Never Looked So Fab! What to Wear to a Bridal Shower As A Guest. Did I tell you about the time I went to a bridal shower for my friend’s daughter? One of the women there was wearing a dress cut so low that when she reached across the buffet table for a cup of tea and an egg salad finger sandwich, out popped her nipple!

That’s no joke, and it’s a great example of what not to wear to a bridal shower. Bridal showers are respectful, ladylike events and the way you dress should reflect that. I think it is important to look nice for the bride and yourself. After all, how often do you get the chance to dress up anymore? Shop the look: Turn on your JavaScript to view content 1. A bridal shower can be informal – held in someone’s backyard by the garden or pool, or at a local community hall. Most of the time bridal showers are fancier semi-formal gatherings. Just because the world has gotten super casual doesn’t mean you should show up in your boring, everyday clothes. 2.

Shop the look: 3. When in doubt a dress is always feminine and appropriate. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. How to Choose the Best Earrings For Your Face Shape and More! Dear Deborah, I’ve found that earrings are a great way to add some life to my wardrobe, but there are so many out there, I have no idea what kind to buy. Can you give me some tips on what’s out there, what’s in style and the best earrings for your face shape?

Anne — Winnipeg, Manitoba. Kris Kardashian – Best Earrings For Your Face Shape Hi Anne, You’re right! 1. Earrings can make you face look wide, thin, long or fat depending on your face shape. Round Face: If your face is circular, meaning widest at the cheekbones with no taper to the chin, then you have a round face. Turn on your JavaScript to view content Long and Narrow Face: If you have a long, thin face choose earrings that emphasize the width of your face. Square Face: Gals with wide square jaws ( forehead and jawline are similar widths) need to soften the hard edges of their face.

Heart Shaped Face: If your forehead is wider than your cheeks and the lower half of your face narrows like a heart then you have a heart-shaped face. 2. Do You Need a Style Nudge? Want to take more fashion risks, but feel nervous about doing so? Blogger Cherie James says all you need is a Style Nudge. The 54-year-old fashionista from New Jersey is also a stylist who started her blog to encourage women to try new ideas and learn to play with their clothes. Cherie’s outfit posts are creative, upbeat and fun. it’s no wonder she’s attracted such a loyal following in only two short years. I had a chance to talk to Cherie about her blog and her unique style.

Enjoy my interview with this Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer. Deb: How would you describe your style? Cherie: I never know how to answer this question. Deb: Tell us about your style journey. Cherie: I am not sure where my love of fashion came from. It is strange to say, but I think my Barbie dolls had the biggest influence on me. Blogger Cherie James of Style Nudge Deb: Have you always been such a risk taker or did you grow into it?

Cherie: I have always been a style risk taker. Cherie: Confidence. Where to begin? 1. 2. Lunch With A Girlfriend? - Here's What to Wear To Lunch. When your best friend calls and asks if you feel like popping out for lunch, what can you throw on that’s casual, but looks cute? Here are a couple of fresh spring ideas. Here’s What to Wear to Lunch shop this look: Turn off your ad blocker to view content Cool Spring Weather Florals are the easiest way to ease into spring and are a lovely building block for a causal “ladies who lunch” outfit. Here’s a cute style recipe that you can’t go wrong with. This outfit has a relaxed vibe, but the attention to detail in the accessories dresses it up. Now isn’t this better than yoga pants and sneakers?

Shop this look: Warm Spring Weather Here’s another variation on the style recipe I just talked about that works for you gals who are already enjoying warm weather. The boho look has been popular for a couple of seasons, which means there are a lot of nice peasants blouses around. To get the look, pair this delicate floral blouse with a pair of crisp, white cropped pants.