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?

Fashion Crimes You Need to Commit

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.

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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

Just Because We Can Dress Like Our Daughters, Should We?

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A British fashion journalist was quoted this month saying that, while previous generations of mature women may have looked to their mothers for fashion advice, today’s older women are more likely to … Continue Reading

Is Age Appropriate Dressing All In Your Head?

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Of all the questions my readers send me, the one I seem to get the most is a variation on the theme of age-appropriate dressing: “Can I wear short skirts/low-cut tops/bikinis/etc. at my age?”;“Does … Continue Reading

Am I Too Old To Wear That?

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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

Are Patterned Jeans Just for Teens?

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Hi Deborah, I love the very trendy patterned jeans and wonder if they're too young for the 50+ gals. I found a really cute pair that are wine colored with a tone-on-tone harlequin pattern. They're … Continue Reading

Are Florals Old Lady?

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You can’t say the words “spring and summer fashion” without mentioning florals. Whether they're the focal point on a dress or splashed all over a pair of pants, florals are a romantic staple of the … Continue Reading

How to Dress Stylish and Comfortable When You’re Over 40 and Beyond

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I think you'd agree that figuring out how to dress casual is a daily head scratching dilemma.  Between trying to be comfortable and still look classy and updated, it  sometimes it just seems easier to … Continue Reading

Poor Fit = Frumpy After 40!

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We caught you!! Are big baggy sweaters and loose sloppy pants making you look old and frumpy? Go the mirror now. Take a good look. Be honest. Baggy, poorly fitted clothes are a big problem after … Continue Reading

Are These Shoes Age Appropriate?

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I got two interesting questions recently asking about shoes that may look too young?. Q. #1 Hi Deb, I was at the mall yesterday and looking for a pair of wedges to wear.  I chose these but now … Continue Reading