Over the past few weeks I have seen more and more women wearing their jackets as capes. Ever since Gwyneth Paltrow wore her famous Tom Ford cape to the Oscars last year this look has become increasingly popular.
The jacket over shoulders look was present on the Fall 2013 runways as well with Hermes showing it in their collection, while Victoria Beckham designed a jacket that looks very much like a cape. [click to continue…]
When I buy something new or rediscover an item in my wardrobe I often wear it multiple times in different outfits. Not only is it good to reuse certain items when they are still clean, it is also great to wear items that you really love at any one time. New items are (understandably) often my favourites and since I can tire of clothes quite quickly, it is essential to wear new items as often as possible.
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Over the last few years I have received various compliments from my readers about my shoes, especially the arty flats, but also on the comfortable high shoes or more extravagant fashion shoes. Right now I have a great variety of shoes and you may think that this was always the case.
Not so, I’m afraid. [click to continue…]
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.
This time I selected these 2 images below showing a really pretty feminine look with an A-line skirt and blouse. In this particular look the blouse is tucked into the skirt, but of course if this does not work for you then you can also come up with an alternative solution. [click to continue…]