Forty and beyond doesn’t mean frumpy! Now is the time to have fun and explore your personal style. And this week’s readers have done exactly that.
Take a look as these readers share photos of their hip and funky way of dressing .
Fun and Funky
To Reva, casual means an artful approach to fashion. Here she’s paired a hot pink cardigan for her “over 40 arms” with a twenties style hanky-hemmed dress. She says the pink socks “seem to add just the right pop!” Reva, I hope where you are headed to is as interesting and as fun as your outfit. Cheers!
Funky Style Clothes - The Maxi
Maxi dresses are still in full swing this season, and there’s a good reason for that. They’re super flattering on over 40 ladies.
Jyothi, a yoga instructor, is excited about breaking out her funky dresses this season. One of her favorites is this colorful ethnic print maxi which she’s paired with wedge sandals and a cool pair of sunglasses. Loving your boho chic look, Jyothi!
If you think you can’t wear a maxi, because you’re not as slim as Jyothi, think again. Maxi’s look great on plus size gals too! So, if you’re looking for plus size funky clothes, try a colorful maxi dress in one of this season’s hottest new abstract or digital prints.
Hip Meets Comfort (Funky Work Clothes)
Ela is the owner of Delacor Studio which means she has the fun job of trying on all the latest looks that come into her store, including many funky style clothes.
Here she’s wearing one of the season’s hottest trends, the striped top, with loose, flowing pants. The top’s asymmetrical cut and her huge sculptured earrings give her outfit a very creative look.
Ela, we love your hip, classy style!
Funky Fashion Clothes – International Style
Swastiwara, who hails from tropical Indonesia, snapped this playful photo while visiting Madrid, Spain last fall.
Swastiwara normally covers herself from head to toe, whatever the season. However, this doesn’t stop her from doing it in style.
Here she is in a veil, or hijab as it is known in Indonesia, mid-calf boots with opaque tights and a bold striped dress.
Her black leather motorcycle jacket puts a hip edge on this traditional look.
The result is an eclectic mix of some pretty funky fashion clothes!
Want to wear bold black and white stripes, but don’t want to look like a jailbird? Here’s how to bowl them over with black and white stripes.
I would love to meet more of you FAB Ladies. Don’t be shy!
Please send in your photo, your age, where you are from, and any details about your outfit to: firstname.lastname@example.org . You’ll be featured on the Facebook page as well as in an upcoming What I Wore. I love hearing from you and cheering you on, Glam Gals!