Fashion over 40

best trends for spring and summer 2014

I realise it’s still cold in many places but spring clothes are hitting the stores, so it’s time to look at the trends for spring 2014 and which of them work for women over 40.

As long-term readers will know, I think you should be picky when it comes to trends. It’s much more important to pick clothes that suit your personality, body type and your own personal style. (to discover or finetune your personal style, I recommend my style course). [click to continue…]

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balenciaga buckle ankle booties

Ever since I saw the skirts with booties look, I have wanted to wear it, which is why I made the look part of my winter capsule wardrobe. Nice booties are a must for this look and these Balenciaga buckle strap ankle boots make me swoon. However, at $1275 they are a bit pricey, so here are some great affordable alternatives (as well as a few expensive ones also). [click to continue…]

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How to wear houndstooth for less

One of the major trends for winter 2013 is to wear manly fabrics like herringbone and houndstooth. When worn in a feminine way, they look very sexy and chic! I like the 2 above outfits from the Michael Kors collection. These looks are especially suited to the hourglass body type or anyone that likes to emphasise their waist more. [click to continue…]

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Wearing a cardigan over shoulders

2 weeks ago I challenged you all to try something new, namely to wear a jacket losely over your shoulders as a cape or to wear an actual cape. This look has been gaining traction lately so I wanted to see what it looks and feels like. Clearly this was not such a popular look as many of you did not want to try this, while those of you that did (including myself) found it challenging to wear.  [click to continue…]

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