Festive, Flattering Holiday Party Pants

If you’ve been invited to a holiday cocktail party, and are they type of gal who feels more at home in comfy pants than a short,tight cocktail dress, don’t sweat it.

Here are two styles of party pants to make you look festive and classy this Christmas.

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Option 1- Glamorous Wide Leg Pants
Soft flowing, wide legs pants not only make you look relaxed and sophisticated, but they are super comfy too. Keep them long so you get that sweeping look- almost like a long skirt and pair them high heels or flats – your choice. Continue Reading

Master The Moto Jacket – 3 Easy Looks

A beautiful leather jacket is a worthwhile  investment  that you can enjoy at any age. In the last few seasons, moto-style jackets, with an edgy biker vibe have been most popular. Here’s a look at the many variations on the motos theme, and what to wear to master this look.
 how to wear a womens black leather moto jacket
1. The Cool Black Leather Moto Jacket for women
This is the jacket that instantly comes to mind when we think of the classic moto jacket. It’s tough, it’s rocker and oh, so cool. Wear it with a striped tip and red accessories to make a bold, modern statement. If you prefer a vegan version, no problem, there’s lots out there.
If black is too biker gang for you, no worries because, a little less hardware and a change of color can make all the difference.  Take a look below to see what I mean.
what to wear with a womens leather moto jacket
2. The Friendly Brown Moto Leather Jacket
Brown is considered a friendly approachable color and you can see here how it softens up a black leather moto jacket  just that little bit to make it a warmer, less threatening look. Add a pretty print blouse and a bright happy bag and you have a casual and relaxed, go everywhere look.
Leather moto jacket for women
3. The Feminine Pastel Moto Jacket
If you feel your style is too feminine for a biker jacket, think again. Pastels have been huge lately and they are drifting over to the biker jacket world. Here’s a moto style jacket, that’s not even leather. It  looks soft and pretty in this heavenly shade of pink but the moto style gives it just enough edge so it doesn’t end up looking too perfectly precious.
Do you own a moto jacket?

Amazing Lace! – 5 Pretty Lace Party Dresses

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If you're stuck on the outdated notion that wearing lace at 40, 50 and beyond will make you look like your grandma, then you need rethink that. Lace continues to be strong for the holiday season … Continue Reading

What to Wear To A Company Holiday Party

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Socializing with your boss on a Friday night, watching a co-worker get sloshed on eggnog, and wondering if anyone will notice you double-dipping at the buffet can make company holiday parties … Continue Reading

Holiday Party Style – How to Accessorize a Little Black Dress

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If you've been invited to a holiday get together and don't know what to wear,  you can't go wrong with a little black dress.  Just like a Christmas tree you can dress it up in hundreds of ways and … Continue Reading

4 Ways to Look Wow on the Weekend

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The weekends are a time when you want to look casual, but definitely not sloppy. So how do you dress to look relaxed, but chic? Here are a few ideas.   1. Play with a Cape or Poncho … 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

How to Dress Casual but Stylish Over 40 {VIDEO}

Jumpstart Your Style over 40

Wondering how to dress for your relaxed lifestyle without looking like a frump? Watch this video to learn 3 ways to dress casual, but classy after 40. Deborah: Maybe you realize it's time to … Continue Reading

3 Leggings Fashion Tips All Stylists Know

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If you like the idea of wearing leggings ,but haven't got a clue how to put a leggings outfit together, then here's a few ideas. It's actually a lot simpler than you think if you just understand … Continue Reading

Pep Up Your Wardrobe With a Poncho

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My lifestyle is very casual, but I miss the old days when I used to get all dressed up for work, so I'm always on the lookout for something a little special- something casual but with a touch of drama … Continue Reading