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Spring’s 2024 Colors

Incorporating a new season's color palette is one of my favorite ways to refresh my wardrobe as a new season is upon us. As we transition from February's winter weather to March and the official start of spring, spring's 2024 colors unveiled by the fashion powers that be are ready for you.Just look around at nature as spring is blooming. 🌼 You'll see many of this spring's fashion colors[...]

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Wear a Chunky Sweater
(without Feeling Chunky)

I love chunky sweaters in cold weather. They are so cozy! But . . . a chunky sweater, if not styled just right, can make us feel, well, chunky. And who wants that?!You don't have to be afraid to wear a chunky sweater when you incorporate these styling ideas.Keep Your Bottoms SlimKeep your look balanced when wearing a chunky sweater. Typically, a chunky sweater will be a bit bulky and a gen[...]

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New Year, New Routines

Before we move out of January 2024, let's chat a minute about new routines–both how I'm integrating them and some thoughts on new year/new routines in general. I hope the topic isn't already old in this second half of 2024's first month.I've jumped feet first into new routines over the past six weeks after going back to almost full-time employment following two years of "retirement," wor[...]

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warm winter White Coats

I've been on the lookout for a white winter coat. And when I'm on a mission to add something to my closet, it's fun to share it with you!I had some pre-determined ideas of what winter white looks like. In the process of shopping, I discovered that shades of winter white vary from bright white to variations of beige. And you'll see the whole spectrum in the coats shown in this post.My head'[...]

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Festive Holiday Tops You Can Get Fast

This is the time of year to have some fun with what we're wearing. And a festive holiday top can be a way to immediately perk up an outfit. If you're feeling like you need a quick fix to sparkle you up, it's not too late to get a festive holiday top to wear to your cheery Christmas gathering or a New Year's Eve celebration. I've done the work for you by carefully curating a selection of be[...]

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9 Ways to Make Skinny Jeans Cool

Are skinny jeans still cool? That's the question that keeps popping into my head. And maybe yours too.I know many of us over 50 gals have a lot of skinny jeans. What are we supposed to do with them now that jeans styles have taken a turn toward looser fits?!I'm here to tell you (and me) that we can still wear our skinny jeans without feeling completely uncool.Here's the trick: Pair skinny[...]

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Festive & Luxe Holiday Outfits That Won’t Break the Bank

Peek around the calendar corner–the holidays are about to burst upon us! And yay! It's that very velvet holiday outfit time of year. I love any reason to don the plush, merry velvet fabric to create a beautiful holiday outfit.I've been a huge fan of velvet jeans since the 1980s, when I took every opportunity during the winter holiday months to wear my favorite Lucky Brand velvet flared j[...]

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Style Spotlight: rock an Oversize Blazer!
all under $60

A blazer is a classic wardrobe piece. Some say it's an essential closet item. But, like all fashion, blazer styles get tweaked every now and then. The current trending blazer look is oversized; picture wearing a boyfriend's (even if you don't have one!) blazer. I've been intrigued by this blazer trend for a while and decided it was time to dive in. Fashion shifts all the time, and we've se[...]

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Women’s No Tuck Shirts that Look Tucked

I bet you've been here. You want the polished look of a tucked in blouse or top, but you're not really comfortable wearing a tucked in shirt. You want a no tuck shirt that looks tucked.Good news: There are lots of options!There are women's no tuck shirts  in retail land that can give you the look of a tucked in top (without the tucking) or, because of style features, look just as beautifu[...]