How to dress over 40

Creating a perfect silhouette for your body type - 40PlusStyle.com

One of the most popular topics during the recent style challenge was the lesson on silhouette.

Creating a pleasing silhouette that works with your horizontal and vertical body type is one of the most important things you can do to look good.

Here is another good example that illustrates this point. [click to continue…]

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How to dress for the hourglass body shape

This is a refresher article on how to dress the hourglass body type. In this part of dressing for your body type series we will have a look at the hourglaas body type. Characteristics of the hourglass:

  • Well defined (narrow) waist
  • Hip and bust tend to be almost the same and quite big

The hourglass is seen by many as the ideal body shape, although it may also present some challenges if you have a significant bust. [click to continue…]

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wardrobe capsule for winter

Since I’m going to spend some more time in Holland this year, I have decided to invest in some new winter clothes. Although that sounds fun, it is not as easy as it seems. After 8 years of almost exclusively buying for hot summer, my winter wardrobe is so depleted that I hardly have any basics or shoes to make the outfits a success. I need to be very smart in my buying choices. [click to continue…]

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What is dressing age appropriate and what does it mean to you? | 40PlusStyle.com

Strangely enough the topic of age appropriateness is one of the most controversial on this site as it always gets the most polarizing reactions. To some women it implies that we need to conform and that the term in itself should be avoided, whereas to others it simply implies that they feel better if they modify their clothing a certain way. [click to continue…]

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