How to Look Alluring on Valentine’s Day

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What’s the best way for a woman over 40 to look alluring this Valentine’s Day?

Wear Some Make-Up even if you normally don’t.  It’s shocking how many mature women go around looking bare-faced and boring like they’ve just spent the day scrubbing toilets.

A bit of make-up brings some color and life to your face and enhances your femininity. Throw on a little pink lipstick, add some blush to your cheeks and pile on the mascara so your eyes look alive and pop!

It’s a special day so why not look like the gorgeous woman your guy married.
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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

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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 … 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