How to dress over 40

How to wear an a-line skirt over 40

Last week I challenged you all to translate a runway look and make it your own. Many of you felt that you cannot relate to runway looks, but I would like to show you that they can be translated into great looks for women over 40. [click to continue…]


Arch support shoes

A while ago I featured the best hip shoes with arch support. As we are now approaching colder weather, I thought I upgrade and refresh this article with the best arch support shoes for the fall / winter season. I have left some of the great summer shoes as well for those of you in the Southern hemisphere.

In addition, this article now has many valuable comments from readers who offer great tips on how to deal with problematic feet. They also suggested more great brands that offer good arch support shoes. I have incorporate most of their recommended brands into the list. [click to continue…]


how to dress apple body shape

Since some articles are now 2 years old, I’m refreshing them with new insights and images. Today the apple shaped body.

This is continuation to our articles on how to dress for your body type. In this article we are going to look at the apple body shape.

As a quick reminder you have an apple body shape when:

  • You have no defined waist
  • Weight tends to form on the stomach
  • Average to large bust size

This is a body shape that often develops after 40 when you start to experiences symptoms of (peri)menopause where many women experience the gain of weight around their waist. [click to continue…]


How to dress a pear shaped body

As you know this site is now 2 years old, so it’s time to refresh some of the older articles and bring them up to date with today. Here is the first in the series.

In my article on how to determine body shape I discussed several general body types. Now it’s time to take that one step further and to see how to dress for you body type. Today I’m starting with the pear or triangle shaped body. [click to continue…]