5 Animal Print Outfits I’m Wild About This Summer!

After watching Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin battle it out in the Tiger King,  it’s no wonder that animal prints are on everyone’s minds this summer. Here’s a look at some big cat clothes and other stylish wild animal fashions.

Leopard Print Cropped Jumpsuit

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Go on the prowl in this darling leopard print jumpsuit. Cropped jumpsuits are trendy at the moment because they’re cute, comfy, and a great way to get some leg coverage if you don’t want to wear full-length pants. Continue reading “5 Animal Print Outfits I’m Wild About This Summer!”


What to Wear with a Yellow Mock Turtleneck

Yellow is one of my favorite colors to wear because it’s so cheery and optimistic, and I find it lights up my complexion. You usually see yellow in the spring and summer, (Remember my gorgeous yellow jacket?), not when it’s cold and snowy outside.

But look what I found!

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Right in the midst of the holiday season, I picked up this cozy, vibrant yellow mock turtleneck! What a bold way to welcome in the New Year!

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I’ve always been a fan of mock turtlenecks, more so than regular turtlenecks, and especially now at my age. I find that regular turtlenecks are so high and close to the neck they accentuate that little bit of chin waddle we are all starting to develop. Mock turtlenecks are a little bit looser, more relaxed, and more forgiving.

yellow ribbed turtleneck, black leopard print jeans Deborah Boland Fabulous After 40

This yellow turtleneck sweater is a cute one! It’s ribbed, and fairly long so you can wear it out, tuck it in or do that trendy half tuck. It fits relatively close to the body, so it looks streamlined but is not tight. And boy, is it cozy!

Yellow ribbed mock turtleneck sweater Deborah Boland Fabulous After 40

Here’s a closer look at this easy-to-wear, very modern looking, yellow mock neck sweater that also comes in 9 other fabulous colors and petite sizes too!

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I’ve teamed my yellow mock turtleneck up with a pair of black New American jeans for a high-contrast, high energy look. This is the first time I have worn New American, and I find them to be a great fit and very comfy. I really like the subtle black tone on tone leopard print of these jeans. They purr instead of roar!

Gucci Velvet purse, black jeans

My black velvet Gucci bag, which I’ve had for a while, always go well a leopard outfit (remember my leopard wrap dress and this purse?). The suede booties, which I have been wearing with many holiday party looks this year, including my sequin party dress, also look fabulous with this too. That gold heel is so chic.

yellow mock neck sweater, black jeans Deborah Boland Fabulous After 40

This outfit is casual, but the sexy leopard-inspired jeans and mirrored gold heeled booties give it a glam touch.

yellow mock turtleneck , black print jeans, black suede boots| Deborah Boland - Fabulous After 40

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It’s great to be stepping out in style in 2020 in my yellow mock turtleneck. I’m ready for some fun. How about you? To shop this look, click the small shop photos above.


What to Wear With White Jeans in Early Fall

If you have been living in white jeans all summer, and you want to transition them into fall, what can you wear with them now and in September? Here’s one cute outfit that does a great job of bridging the gap.

Animal prints are trending this fall, and they are a natural way to create a look that spans all seasons. Plus, they happen to look pretty darn great with white jeans. Continue reading “What to Wear With White Jeans in Early Fall”


How to Look Fab in a Leopard Wrap Dress

Fall is out in full force, and I’m loving the gorgeous gold leaves, which are such a pretty backdrop to my chic, new DVF Leopard Wrap Dress.

Leopard Print Wrap Dress | Deborah Boland

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Diane Von Furstenberg has always been one of my go-to brands. She’s a designer who is not afraid of color or print, and I like that!

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How to Wear Animal Prints at Any Age

Edith Prickley with leopard print sweaterAnimal prints over 40 can be scary. Too much leopard, and you can wind up looking like Edith Prickley. How do you tame this trend so you don’t look like you escaped from the zoo? Here are a few tips on how to wear animal prints at any age.

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1. Wear Animal Prints Sparingly

A bit of animal print is sexy and chic, but too much of it will make others roar..roar with laughter. Don’t be a fashion victim. Be stingy with animal prints and live by the ONE ANIMAL RULE.  What’s that? If you are wearing a leopard sweater, you don’t need a leopard purse or leopard shoes to go with it. That’s matchy-matchy overkill.

If you are new to animal prints, why not try them out by going with one chic animal print accessory? A shoe or a bag lets you ease into animal prints and will jazz up an everyday outfit.

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