Meet The Trend Survivor

Fringed jacket Nina Papaioannou

In her 40+ years, Nina Papaioannou has seen many styles come and go, and through it all she has been a Trend Survivor! Born in Germany, this world-class fashionista now resides in both Athens, … Continue Reading

Maxi Dresses – Appropriate For An Afternoon Wedding?

maxi dresses

Dear Deborah, I'm going to a summer afternoon wedding and I'd like to wear a maxi dress, but I have no idea what kind to choose. Also, I'm 5'3" and wonder if this style would even work for me? Any … Continue Reading

Big on Style – My Small Wardrobe


She may not have a huge closet full of clothes, but she's sure big on style. Meet Carelia Moran, the creative force behind the popular blog, My Small Wardrobe. Originally from Honduras but now … Continue Reading

What To Wear Over 40 To Mother’s Day Brunch

mother's day pink dress

How do you celebrate Mother's Day? In my family my sisters, parents, aunts and cousins all go out and have a big, leisurely buffet brunch. I always like to dress especially pretty for the occasion, so … Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Special Mom


A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ~Tenneva Jordan Don't you love that quote? I do, because it … Continue Reading

The Tipping Point: When To Give A New Style A Try And When To Give It Up


Have you ever gone shopping, tried something on and wondered, "Does this look awful, or is it just me?" How do you really know if a new trend looks awful on you or whether you're just stuck in a … Continue Reading

How To Hide Your Tummy

flabby tummy

"When did this happen?"   Do your pants suddenly feel tight? Is your tummy turning to jello? Blame it on that annoying middle age spread that is starting to creep in. Sure a better diet and the gym … Continue Reading

French Chic – Une Femme d’un Certain Age


Her style is simple and chic, and she has the same kind of je ne sais quoi that French women are so famous for. Meet Susan from Une Femme d'un Certain Age. This 57-year old California blogger … Continue Reading

What to Wear Under Your Spring Overcoat

relaxed trench

I've been writing a lot about spring coats and a few of you have asked what to wear with them, so here are  a couple of great ideas  for outfits that are casual, yet sophisticated. Relaxed … Continue Reading