What To Wear To A Country Music Concert?

Hi Deborah,

My husband surprised me with tickets to a country music concert. I’m excited but I have no idea what to wear. Jeans come to mind, but that’s about it. What do you suggest? Dana

Hi Dana,

You wouldn’t believe how many times I’ve had this question. There sure must be a lot of country music fans out there! Denim is a natural choice for a country music concert outfit, but that doesn’t necessarily have to mean blue jeans. Take a look at these options.

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A chambray dress makes an easy outfit for a country music concert.

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How to Wear Fringe after 40, 50 and Beyond

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Fringe Leggings

Hello Deborah,

I purchased a pair of black  fringe leggings because “they looked cute”  (they, fit me too…) but I have no clue what to wear them with, and now I’m having second thoughts.

Help! Colleen

Hi Colleen,

Unusual pieces like this can be a temptation for mature women because:

  • We want to be open to try new trends
  • We feel the need to add some creative items to our wardrobe to keep us looking young and hip
  •  We get seduced by the cute” factor and buy without thinking about what we have in our closets to go with it.

I can pretty much bet that you justified your purchase by telling yourself that since these were a dark color, you probably had something at home to wear them with …right???

While you’ve probably seen a lot of fringe in fashion magazines, you need to be careful about how you add it into your wardrobe. These leggings look almost like a cowboy costume. Even if you were to pair them with a simple top and boots, I am afraid you’d still end up looking like a wanna be cowhand!

On a mature gal, fringe pants would only work if you had a really strong fashion personality and you were going somewhere where like a nightclub or rock concert. You could make it look “rock and roll” with an oversized  leather coat , simple silk shell and thick strappy, platform shoes. Even then…

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What to Wear To A Wedding Reception

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The wedding invitation has arrived. Now the big question is "What will I wear?" Naturally, it's all about the bride on her wedding day, but that doesn't mean that you as a guest, shouldn't look … Continue Reading

What to Wear Over 40 – Kid’s Graduation

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Congratulations! It's Graduation Day and I'm sure you couldn't be prouder. All those years of studying have finally paid off...for both your child and you. This is a time to celebrate and enjoy … Continue Reading

What To Wear Over 40 To Mother’s Day Brunch

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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

10 Ways to Dress Sexy on Valentine’s Day Without Letting it All Hang Out

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Going out for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner and want to look sexy, but not too exposed? Here are some tips to look alluring, not desperate at 40, 50 and beyond. 1. Show Some Skin Don't … Continue Reading

What to Pack For a Cruise


Hi Deborah, I love your site! I am going on a  cruise soon and want to bring some shorts. Can you suggest what type of shorts to bring for walking around the ship and going ashore that … Continue Reading

Off to The Movies in 2 Great Outfits


Feel like getting out to a movie this weekend and need an idea or two for what to wear? Here are 2 easy outfit recipes that are perfect for sitting back and enjoying a flick on the big … Continue Reading

What to Wear For A Girl’s Night Out


If you like getting together with your girlfriends, you know much fun it can be, and how important it is to wear something cute! Whether you all go out to dinner, to the movies or you just have … Continue Reading