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

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

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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 … Continue Reading

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 … 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