Spice Up Your Wardrobe With Patterned Tights

patterned tights

Pair patterned tights with a simple clean lined dress for a sophisticated look.

If you’re looking for a way to add a little excitment to your 40+ wardrobe then patterned tights are a classy way to do that. These days you’ll find an endless array of tights to choose from including: lacy, dotted, pinstriped, swirly, patterned and colored.

Even though you may think they look fabulous on the runway, patterned tights can feel a little scary to try if you’ve never worn them before.  They’re a pretty powerful accessory.

So how do you wear them without looking like a midlife cougar or a clown?

I have some helpful guidelines for how to wear patterned tights. Continue Reading

How to Wear A Sweater Dress

A long cold winter makes you want to snuggle up in something comfy and cozy. A cute sweater dress  is a great way to do that and look Fab after 40.

Why not get that knit dress out of the back of your closet, or if you don’t have one go out and try one on! Here’s some ideas for how to wear one.sweater dresses

Belt It

Sometimes a big chunky knit can be overpowering and make you look like a blob, so if you have a waist and want to show it off, try belting your knit dress with a medium to wide belt at the waist, or belt it on angle just below the waist. The chunkier the knit the more substantial the belt. Continue Reading

Make Your Outfit Pop With a Blue Purse

blue purse

I don't know about you but I own a lot of black purses, so a couple of years back when I spotted this cobalt blue Furla tote,  I was instantly hooked. To this day, it's still one of my favorite … Continue Reading

Look Gorgeous (Not Gaudy) in a Statement Necklace

sabdra bullock statement necklace

Statement necklaces...They're bright, bold and exaggerated with a wow factor that demands attention. The right one has the power to make your outfit look absolutely fabulous. The wrong one will … Continue Reading

Reading Glasses with Celebrity Style


This is a Fabulous After 40 sponsored discussion on behalf of ICU Eyewear. All opinions are my own. Reading glasses are no longer just functional. They are fashionable too! Gone are the days … Continue Reading

ShoeDazzle Matches Shoe Trends To Your Personality


Shoes are one of the most fun ways to express your personality, and with all the new shoe trends this season there are more choices than ever.  How do you know which ones best say you? I've discovered … Continue Reading

Block Heels – Taking Fashion Over 40 to New Heights


It's as if fashion has finally tuned into what our crowd has been wanting for a long time.... fab shoes with a lower heel that don't hurt your feet, but still looks stylish. and chic. Welcome block … Continue Reading

How to Wear a Pendant Necklace

Pendant Necklace

So many times we throw on an outfit and we're out the door when adding a simple accessory like a pair of earrings, a belt, a bracelet, a chic scarf or an interesting necklace would make all the … Continue Reading

Bold Accessories and More ~ What I Wore


Women everywhere are snapping up bold accessories that make big statements. The most popular of them all: the boyfriend watch. These over-sized wrist watches can be seen on women of all ages as well … Continue Reading

How To Wear Pantyhose, Leggings and Tights Over 40

pantyhose with red shoes

This is a sponsored post brought to you by No nonsense. All opinions are 100% mine. I receive many emails from readers asking for advice on pantyhose. There used to be some hard and fast rules … Continue Reading