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Welcome to 40+Style! An online magazine and community of more than 450,000 women and the no 1 website for style and beauty for women over 40. We give you the tools and inspiration you need each day to look and feel amazing!
I’m Sylvia, your host and the editor in chief and founder of 40+Style.
This page will get you started and I have listed some of the most useful and popular articles.
How to dress after 40
This is one of our most popular topics and we have lots of articles to get you looking and feeling amazing after 40
- Dressing for your body type: how to determine body shape
- How to dress for the pear, apple, rectangle, hourglass, inverted triangle body type
- How to dress when you are petite, tall, curvy
- How to determine your vertical body type
- What is the best top for your body type
- How to dress after 40 and still look hip
- What is the perfect skirt length over 40
- What are the best shoes with arch support?
- How to wear jeans over 40
- How to wear leggings
- How to wear capris and cropped pants
- How to cover up your upper arms
- How to dress when you are the mother of the bride
- How to wear red, gray, orange, white, yellow, pastels, orchid, green
- How to wear wide legged pants
Here are a few popular articles that got women talking:
- Should you dye your hair or let it go grey? (58 comments)
- What kind of clothes do women over 40 want: the ultimate wish list (43 comments)
- Do your clothes need to be figure-flattering all the time? (40 comments)
- Do you save your good clothes or do you wear them often (61 comments)
- Do you have a problem wearing synthetic fabrics like polyester or is it just me? (50+ comments)
Find your style
What is style and how can you get it? These articles will get you started:
- How to get out of a style rut?
- Can you learn style?
- How do you define style?
- How to find you style in 10 steps
- 15 steps to acquiring style if you are not born with it
I like to feature lots of stylish women on this site on a regular basis. I also show you my personal style.
You will find many other stylish ladies from all over the world in What You Wore.
I also like to interview inspiring or super stylish women for my popular style interview series.
If you like to read style books then you may enjoy this list of great style books to own.
Fashion articles are time- and season sensitive. But for all my recommendations and features be sure the check out the fashion and how to buy sections. Articles on the latest trends and how to wear them can be found in these categories.
Beauty and health
Although the focus of this site is on style and fashion, I occasionally also write about beauty and health issues. Below are some popular articles in this section:
- What is the best foundation for mature skin?
- How to create a smokey eye after 40?
- How to apply eyeliner after 40 & the best ones to use!
- Gel nails: advantages and disadvantages
- How much should I weigh for my age
- How to lose weight and stay healthy, my new insights
There is an active private Facebook community here.
Want to find other 40+ bloggers? There is an extensive list of 40+ bloggers in your area listed on this page. If you are a blogger, feel free to add yours too.
We frequently write articles on what to buy which you can find in this section.
There is also a page which lists the best shops for women over 40 and we feature some of the best products available online in our own online shopping section. Check out bags, bathing suits, dresses and tunics, jewelry, shape wear, skirts, shoes (especially popular are arch support shoes) and tops to hide belly
These are just a few of the more than 1000 articles at 40+ Style. Enjoy!
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