3 Cool Ways to Style a Leather Jacket Over 40

You’ve probably heard that a fabulous leather jacket goes with everything, and that’s true enough. But how do you create a look that’s more grown-up than grunge with something that may be a little edgier than you may be used to wearing?

Here are 3 Cool and Classy Ways to Style a Leather Jacket over 40.


  1. Wear a Bow Tie Blouse With a Leather Jacket 

The thing to keep in mind when you wear any leather garment is that it looks most modern and sophisticated when you pair it with something opposite in feel. Leather is a little rough and edgy, so try wearing it with something fine and feminine to balance the look.  This could be a fine knit fitted turtleneck as we see above, or for an even softer look- a pretty white bow tie blouse. Continue Reading

Chic Combinations for Colored Jeans

Need some ideas for what to wear with your colored jeans this fall? Here’s a look at the shades and styles that are trending right now.




If you read my color report for fall 2015, then you know that Marsala is the color of the year. Marsala is a rich, red-brown that looks great as a colored jean and is a nice change from the old standby- black or blue jeans. You get the figure flattering effect of a dark color on your bottom half, but your outfit looks a little more lively and interesting. Continue Reading

Fall Ponchos Jazz Up Your Jeans

Fall Poncho

Getting a little bored of wearing jeans and a top, but hate to give up your comfy uniform?  A fall poncho is all you need to perk things up.  Take a look at what I mean. Shop this … Continue Reading

Can You Wear White After Labor Day?


So here we are again... summer is over and Labor Day has come and gone. Have you put away all your white clothes yet or are you wondering if you can wear white pants after labor day? The answer is … Continue Reading

10 Tips To Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

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In a couple of weeks, we’ll officially say goodbye to summer, but the autumnal equinox doesn’t necessarily correspond to an immediate drop in temperatures. So how can we make the seasonal shift … Continue Reading

Capris Update – What’s In?

White Capri pants and red striped top

Hello, Deborah, I 'm sorting out my closet, and I have a lot of capris in different widths and lengths. Which ones are still in style? How do I know which look best? Help, I need an … Continue Reading

Style Ideas For A Weekend BBQ or Labor Day Party


There are only a couple more weeks of summer left. It won't be long until Labor Day.  What are you going to wear as you say goodbye to summer? Here are a couple of cute outfit ideas for your … Continue Reading

Slimming, Elegant Plus Size Mother Of The Bride Dresses

mob tea length

Dear Deborah, My daughter is getting married, and I would like to look fabulous. I hope to lose a few pounds before the big day, but realistically I will never be skinny. Can you suggest some … Continue Reading

Comfy Walking Sandals for Traveling

Munro Lola Sandal

Hi  Deb, Love your style pointers!  I'm going to Europe on vacation and want to pack only a few pair of shoes.  I will be wearing closed toe walking shoes much of the time, but I also want a … Continue Reading