Covered Perfectly Review

The key to a fabulous wardrobe is having a few great tops that you can mix and match with everything. But the trick is finding just the right top. For me, it’s got to be soft and comfy (#1 on my list), stylish, a great color, and it’s a gem if it can cover up the little bits that are softer and rounder than they used to be, like my tummy and upper arms.

That’s been a tall order until recently, when Pauline Durban launched her line of beautiful tops called Covered Perfectly. Maybe you’ve heard me tell her story before?

Pauline’s idea for Covered Perfectly was born out of her own frustration trying to find a top that looked and felt great, but could also cover and camouflage. So, she set out to design her own and hit a home run! Pauline sent me a few samples to test drive and here are the results.  What do you think?

Deborah Boland Fabulous After 40

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How To Wear A Sweatshirt And Not Look Frumpy

Deborah BolandWhat’s the newest way to wear jeans and a top? Try swapping out your tried-and-true t-shirt for something bolder: a sweatshirt!

If this sounds like a fashion nightmare, keep an open mind. Fashion Stylist Morgan Mullin has some ideas for how to wear this new look that won’t make you look like a frump.

purple sweatshirt

Morgan: Ladies, as you can see ( above) I’m not talking about that ugly varsity number from your college days or some oversized monstrosity with a hood. There’s a new incarnation of the sweatshirt in town, and it’s surprisingly chic. Continue Reading

You’re Covered Perfectly with this New Line of 40+ Clothing


Dressing after 40 can be a real challenge. Our bodies are changing, we're getting a little rounder and softer and it's hard to find clothes to fit right and cover up the not so perfect … Continue Reading

Novelty Knits – Not Always Fashionable over 40!


Cute, sweet, fun are the words that sum up many of the novelty knits I'm seeing this fall. That's exactly why it is best to stay away from many of the sweaters that belong to this silly trend if you … Continue Reading

Do Turtlenecks Camouflage Turkey Necks?

Diane looks darling here!

Hello Deborah, Please help!  Turtlenecks used to be my go to item - especially in black.  I'd wear one practically every day in the winter.  Now I'm 42, they don't look so hot on me … Continue Reading

Is a Tunic For You?


Tunics date back to Ancient Greece and were popular with hippies in the 70's. Today they're popular as ever thanks in large part to designer Tory Burch, who has made them part of her signature style. … Continue Reading