Women Over 40 Set the Red Carpet on Fire at the 2014 Oscars

Last night’s Academy Awards capped off the Hollywood award season. It seems everyone saved their best for last. The red carpet was simmering with gorgeous dresses, jewels, and hairstyles. And no where was Hollywood glitz and glamour more apparent than among the ladies over 40.

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Nominated for Best Actress for her role in Gravity, 49-year old Sandra Bullock didn’t take home the award, but she’s still a winner in our book. She’s a stunner in an Alexander McQueen midnight blue, strapless dress accented by diamond and platinum cluster earrings. Her smoky eyes add a dramatic flair. After taking a few fashion risks this award season, Sandra nails this look.

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Bette Midler shows off her sexy curves in a fiery red lace dress from Reem Acra. The delicately embroidered dress hugs Bette’s curves in all the right places and the square neckline flatters her shapely shoulders.
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Over 40 Stars Shine at the Golden Globe Awards

Last night’s Golden Globe awards kicked off the 2014 awards season. As you would expect, Hollywood was full of glitz and glamour on this special occasion.

Over 40 beauties were well represented on the pre-show red carpet. Here are a few of last night’s favorites.

Naomi Watts Shimmers

golden-globes-2014-naomi-wattsShiny, metallic dresses in silver, gold and bronze shone brightly on the red carpet last night.

Naomi Watts’ gown was definitely one of the ones that stood out.  Her gold, shimmery dress, designed by Tom Ford, was accessorized with a chunky gold necklace that worked perfectly with her dress and was a great match for her simple hair.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Style – How to Get It


Have you been enjoying our style series from on some of the most well know 40+ Fashion icons? Fashion Writer/Stylist Morgan Mullin has shared the style recipes of  Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez   and … Continue Reading

Jennifer Lopez Style – How to Get It

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Siren Jennifer Lopez is next up in our style icon series in which we've also profiled Jennifer Aniston and Michelle Obama. Guest Contributor Morgan Mullin has put together these practical … Continue Reading

Jennifer Aniston Style – How to Get It

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Continuing our Style Icon series...... In our last post we featured Michelle Obama. Today, we profile another famous woman of style, Jennifer Aniston. Stylist Morgan Mullin has put together some … Continue Reading

Michelle Obama Style – How to Get It

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As the year ends I thought it wold be fun to take a look at some of the top stylemakers of 2013. In our 5 part series, Fabulous After 40 fashion stylist Morgan Mullin has created a series of style … Continue Reading

Over 40 Celebrities Shine at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards


Take two guilty pleasures, TV and fashion, and combine them, and what have you got? The Primetime Emmy Awards, of course! Last night's pre-awards display on the red carpet did not disappoint. No … Continue Reading

How to Wear Fall’s Punk Trend When You’re a Grown-Up Gal

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This year in Manhattan, the rich and fabulous gathered at the Museum of Modern Art to celebrate its new punk exhibit. On the fall and winter runways, rocker-inspired style reigned supreme at Michael … Continue Reading

Reading Glasses with Celebrity Style


This is a Fabulous After 40 sponsored discussion on behalf of ICU Eyewear. All opinions are my own. Reading glasses are no longer just functional. They are fashionable too! Gone are the days … Continue Reading

7 Ways to Tastefully Wear Leggings or Skinny Jeans Over 40

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You may be attracted to wearing leggings because they look so casual, comfy and perfect for the 40+ lifestyle. But how do you wear them in a way that doesn't make you look 1) fat or   2) like a … Continue Reading