First Look at What’s Trending For Fall

It feels kind of crazy to be talking about fall fashion in the middle of summer, but from my experience that’s when some of the best merchandise hits the department stores. Here’s what’s trending for fall.


Mixed Media shearling vest, gold shearling vest, raw edge shearling coat


Everyone started buzzing about shearling last fall, and this year it has exploded. I have a big brown shearling coat I bought in Turkey years ago, but it’s nothing like the lovely streamlined ones we’re seeing now.  There are so many cute shearling vests and coats on sale. My favorite is this mixed media, shearling vest (left) – a combination of knit, leather and shearling. It’s so sleek, cool and cozy! Continue Reading

Asymmetrical Tops With Leggings – Your Answer to Artsy

Whether you’re a total art-lover, a big believer in self-expression, or simply a gal who wants to dress outside the box more often, shouldn’t your wardrobe match your creative spirit?

Dressing more artsy can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here is a simple style recipe to look more creative. artsy style Continue Reading

Classy, Casual Holiday Party Looks

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How do you look dressy, but still relaxed and comfortable this holiday season? Here are three great ideas for what to wear to a casual holiday party. Try a Sweater Dress A cozy sweater dress … Continue Reading

2 Stylish Ways To Wear Ankle Booties

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Fall booties -  with so many kinds out there, which ones do you buy and how do you style them? Let's take a look at 2 of the most popular types and ideas for what to wear them with. Biker … Continue Reading

Fuzzy Sweaters to Cuddle Up in


Fuzzy sweaters, or eyelash fringe knits as they are called, are turning up everywhere. I was on the fence because some of these sweaters look a little like hairy bathmats. Then I came across this … Continue Reading

Get Cozy In A Colorblocked Sweater

deborah boland fab after 40

Baby, it's getting cold outside! We've had some snow the last two days. Time to slip on a cozy top, that's for sure! I stepped out of the house in -10-degree Celsius weather to take a quick shot of my … Continue Reading

7 Fall Accessories To Look Fabulous after 40

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Accessories are the icing on the fashion cake. Nothing finishes off or updates an outfit like the right bag, shoe or a bit of bling. By the same token, the wrong heels or earrings will make you … Continue Reading

Dark Florals- Glam or Gloomy?

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Dark, moody florals with an edgy vibe are still going strong. They all share the midnight garden theme: pitch black or inky blue backgrounds with bursts of bright florals ( or tone on tone dark … Continue Reading

A Long Vest Makes Updating Your Casual Wardrobe A Cinch

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After many seasons of short, cropped jackets the fashion pendulum has swung the other way.  Long vests for women are the new big thing. If the thought of a vest on a middle-aged woman gives you … Continue Reading