How to dress over 40

short dress over short leggings

Readers of this site will know that I’m a fan of wearing a short dress over pants. They are also an excellent way to wear your leggings if you want to be very comfortable in your outfit or dress very casual.

I needed a very casual outfit to see my son compete at a tennis tournament. There is no point looking too overdressed on an occasion like that when everyone else is wearing shorts and t-shirts. Still, there is no need to wear those same shorts and t-shirts either, if you like to have fun with your clothes and don’t mind looking a bit different from everyone else. [click to continue…]

What is the perfect skirt length

Let’s talk about skirts today. Getting the right skirt length, but also the right fit and shape, can make all the difference between looking fabulous or looking frumpy between young and hip or a bit old lady.

What is the perfect skirt length for women over 40?

One skirt length that will always be flattering for women over 40 is knee length. I now like my skirts best when they either finish at the top of the knee or just below. However, just above the knee is good too. [click to continue…]

How to wear scarves

I set you another dressing challenge almost a month ago and entries are due on 4 February. In order to give you some inspiration and motivation, I started mixing and matching some scarves of my own. Of course I got my inspiration from Anne’s scarf CD, but also from my own how to wear scarves Pinterest board.

And let me tell you, once you get going mixing and matching scarves with your outfits, the sky is the limit. I could have come up with many more combinations if I did not have any time constraints….. [click to continue…]

how to wear shoes

Nothing is more comfortable then wearing open flat shoes for summer. However, many women feel that this will make them look frumpy and less elegant. Although it is true that shoes with heels are often a bit more elegant and can be flattering for your overall silhouette, flat shoes can be very elegant and hip too. I recently highlighted some of my favorites from the new spring collections. And they have one major advantage: they are comfortable and will allow you to walk for long stretches of time. [click to continue…]