Casual

3 Chic Ways to Wear a Wrap Sweater

Keeping cozy doesn’t have to mean big chunky sweaters or long woolen tunics. When you feel like wearing something lighter, finer and more feminine, then a wrap sweater is a great choice. Here’s what trending in wrap sweaters and three chic ways to wear them.

1.  Cross Wrap Sweater and Cropped Leather Pants

Cross Wrap-sweater l Leopard print with leather cropped pants l styled by Fabulous After 40

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Leopard sweaters have been huge this fall, but I haven’t seen one in a wrap style until now. This cute, easy to wear top look a little edgy and very modern with these cool cropped leather pants. Add a gorgeous cream-colored quilted bag and some black mules for a sophisticated winter look. Continue reading “3 Chic Ways to Wear a Wrap Sweater”

Pants

3 Easy Ways to Wear Bold Stripes Over 40

Bold, colorful stripes are a new spring trend that should be on your radar. You’ll find stripes that run every which way, in vibrant colors, on just about everything! Yes, these stripes are strong and lively, but there are ways to wear them over 40 without feeling like the circus has come to town! Here’s how.

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1. Wear Toned Down Stripes

Colorful stripes are one thing, but wide and bold stripes too? If this mix seems overwhelming for your personal style,  then look for more subtle striped pieces like this cute fringed top inspired by a vintage beach blanket. The saturated spring colors are softened with a faded wash that gives this top a more laid back vibe.

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Color

Cute Wrap Tops and Easy Ways to Style Them

Everyone’s favorite, the classic wrap top is looking pretty darn fabulous this spring. Here are some recent finds, and some modern ways to style a wrap top that will elevate your style.

Wrap Top Outfit- Navy mixed media wrap top, white jeans outfit styled by Fabulous After 40

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1.  Wear a Wrap Top  with White Skinny Jeans

Crisp white jeans always look fresh in spring and summer, but add a colorful, silky wrap top, and you will look like a million bucks. This lively top is a great example of another very popular spring trend -mixed prints.

Florals and stripes come together in a beautiful style marriage that is a perfect fit with this feminine wrap top.  Just add white sandals and a white bag, and get ready for the compliments to roll in. Continue reading “Cute Wrap Tops and Easy Ways to Style Them”

Body-Type

How To Wear a Pencil Skirt If You Have a Midlife Middle

Nothing is sexier than a shapely pencil skirt that hugs your hips and bottom and says, “Yes, I’m a woman.” A pencil skirt can be your secret weapon if you want to walk into a room and look and feel powerful. black pencil skirt Now, before you start moaning and groaning that it is impossible to wear a pencil skirt unless you are as skinny as a pencil, listen up!

There are ways to wear a pencil skirt even if you have a softer, rounder, more mature body. Continue reading “How To Wear a Pencil Skirt If You Have a Midlife Middle”

FIND YOUR STYLE

Jennifer Aniston Style – How to Get It

In last weeks’s Style Icon series I featured Michelle Obama. Today, I’m featuring Jennifer Aniston.

First it was “The Rachel”, her 1990s haircut that made scissors snip across a nation of copycats. Then came her flawless fashion choices. Season after season, Jennifer Aniston makes a statement with her sporty sensibility. Jenifer is the girl next door, but all grown up! Here’s how to embody her casual, California style:

Knack for Neutrals

Jen likes a natural look so stocks her closet with neutral colors like white, denim blue, grey, taupe, navy, and of course, black. Neutrals are an effortless choice and can mix and match with ease. If you use the same palette, you never need to worry about clashing! Combining neutrals also creates a very relaxed, laid back look.

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