If you’re like me, you grew up following strict fashion rules that controlled your wardrobe, like the larger than life “no white after Labour Day.” But where’s the logic? What did “white” do to offend fall and winter?
It’s time to throw these dated wardrobe rules that mom taught us to the curb. The old do’s and don’ts no longer apply, because today fashion applauds those who stray out of the box.
So let’s say goodbye to mythical faux pas like:
1. NO WHITE AFTER LABOUR DAY
Whether it’s white coats, bags, or clothing you can definitely wear white after Labour Day. As a neutral white looks great in every season and it’s easy to pair with other colours and styles. Not to mention white is a refreshing break from the darker tones we are so used to seeing come fall and winter. So throw on some whites and liven up your outfit. Continue Reading
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How many times have you eyed something cute in the store, picked it up and wondered, "am I too old to wear that"? It's confusing knowing how to dress after 40 because our bodies have changed, our … Continue Reading
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