The Straight and Narrow on Pencil Skirts

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Dear Deborah, I just went back to work after many years at home with my kids and I'm trying to figure out how to dress. I still have a pretty good body ( hourglass shape ) and I want to look … Continue Reading

Dump The Frump Cardigans

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Many of you have emailed asking for a quick and easy way to dump the frump and look fabulous in a classy, but casual way. So here's a solution. Tuck away any short, dainty, button-up sweaters … Continue Reading

Favorite Fall Coats of 40+ Bloggers

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin The mornings are a little cooler and the leaves are about to change. It's that time of year when you need to start thinking about a cute fall coat. Here's a look at … Continue Reading

Falling For Pastels – How To Wear Autumn’s Newest Colors

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Designers are always looking for a way to shake things up and the latest is to throw seasonal color rules out the window. Yes, there are lots of  traditional fall colors out there like burgundy, … Continue Reading

Street Style ~ Fall Style

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It's that funny time of year when we're shifting out of summer and into true fall style. What do you wear when you're in-between wardrobes? Here are a couple of  ideas from  Fabulous after 40 … Continue Reading

Tall Black Boots – Sexy For Fall

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After 40, 50 and beyond you want to look classy, you want to look chic, and you also want a look a little bit sexy. How do you communicate that in a tasteful, grown-up-gal way? Plunging … Continue Reading

Capes – Runway to Reality

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Did you see those gorgeous, fairytale inspired capes that swooped down runway for fall?  The embroidery, beading and detail on them were extraordinary, even though they're totally impractical for the … Continue Reading

Is It OK To Wear White Pants After Labor Day?

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One of the most popular questions I get is:  Is it okay to wear white pants after Labor Day ?   The short answer is yes, although that may seem a little foreign, at our age. It certainly wasn't the … Continue Reading

Casual, Chic Ways to Transition into Fall Style

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Knowing what to wear this time of year can be challenging.  One day it's hot, the next day it's cool. You don't want to look like you're still wearing your summer clothes, yet it's not cold enough to … Continue Reading

How To Wear a Pencil Skirt If You Have a Midlife Middle

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Nothing is sexier than a shapely pencil skirt that hugs your hips and bottom and says, "Yes, I'm a woman." A pencil skirt can be your secret weapon if you want to walk into a room and look and feel … Continue Reading