As 2017 comes to a close, I’m taking a moment to reflect on this past year. It has been my privilege and joy to share my finds, help you with your own style challenges, and have some laughs along the way. On that note, I want to end off the year with a recap of the most popular posts from the Fabulous After 40 Facebook Group in 2017.
1. How To Travel In Style
Fabulous After 40 readers love to travel and being the stylish women they are, they wanted to know how to travel in style.
2. How To Wear Shorts Over 40
Let’s be honest ladies: for most of us, wearing shorts over 40 is tricky. Do they make us look too young? Are they unflattering? Where do I find shorts that aren’t so short that they bear my bottom but not so long that I look outdated. I answered those questions and more in this post on how to wear shorts over 40.
3. 7 Ways To Not Look Fat In White Pants
Looking slim in white pants can be a challenge. In this article I put to rest the proverbial question that all husbands hate: ‘Do these pants make me look fat?’ The good news (besides your husbands not feeling like deers caught in the headlights, that is) is that everyone can wear white pants if they follow the tips in this article.
4. How To Wear Capris With Confidence
Capris are tricky for us over 40 gals. On the one hand, cropped pants look modern and worn the right way, they are super cute. But wear them wrong and you run the risk of looking short, stumpy and frumpy. In this article I share ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’t’ for choosing figure-flattering capris.
5. Cute Curly Hairstyles For Women Over 50
Finding cute curly hairstyles for women over 50 can be a challenge at the best of times. Hairstylist and curly hair specialist Lynn Johnsen Draddy answers my questions on the ins and outs of styling curling hair.
6. Classy Riding Boots Styled 3 Ways
Riding boots have classic style and old world charm. They are also a versatile and practical cold weather option. In this article I give you three ideas on how to wear riding boots with things you probably already have in your closet.
7. How To Choose The Best Earrings For Your Face Shape
Earrings are an often-overlooked yet powerful style tool. They’re a wonderful way to perk up your face and make you look classy. Get maximum style-value out of your earrings by learning how to choose the best earrings for your face shape.
8. The Best Shoes To Wear With Capris
Remember how I mentioned that wearing capris can be tricky? Half the battle is picking the right shoes to wear with them. In this article I discuss popular styles of shoes to wear with summer capris and cropped trousers.
9. 3 Cool Ways To Update Your Jeans
Just because something is a classic doesn’t mean it doesn’t evolve. One of the biggest secrets to having great style is to update your classics from time to time and that includes your jeans. In this article I share ideas on how to update your jeans.
10. Can I Wear Combat Boots After 40?
Combat boots are a great example of an old trend that comes around and makes you wonder, should I try it again? I answer that question here and show you how.
Over to you. What were your favorite Fabulous After 40 posts this year? And what would you like to see next year? I’d really like to know.