Chinese New Year - celebrating the Year of the Horse in Singapore | 40PlusStyle.com

Happy Chinese New Year everyone and welcome to the year of the horse!

I happen to be one.

The year of the horse is generally seen as a year of prosperity for those with this zodiac, which explains the gold coin display. Apparently the horse will be more prone to illness too, which is much less welcome. [click to continue…]

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How to wear radiant orchid | 40PlusStyle.com

Colors are one of life’s magical things. They can bring you in different moods and depending on how you use them can create the most beautiful art and images.

Playing with color is fun. It can also be challenging.

How, for example, will you wear Pantone’s new color of the year: Radiant Orchid? [click to continue…]

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best trends for spring and summer 2014

I realise it’s still cold in many places but spring clothes are hitting the stores, so it’s time to look at the trends for spring 2014 and which of them work for women over 40.

As long-term readers will know, I think you should be picky when it comes to trends. It’s much more important to pick clothes that suit your personality, body type and your own personal style. (to discover or finetune your personal style, I recommend my style course). [click to continue…]

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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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