I have often talked about adding more color to your wardrobe. Many women over 40 (including me!) benefit from a bit more color to their outfits, as it brightens our complexion and gives us just that extra little pizazzz. I usually ad color in subtle ways: some red in my marine style outfit, a bit more color with my orange pants. So I was delighted that new local online shop Dresstronomy offered me this bright blue cobalt dress to try and take me a little bit out of my comfort zone! [click to continue…]
You may notice that I go through phases when it comes to choosing my clothing. I’ve been in my purple /pink phase, most recently the black, white and red phase, and now here are some outfits that feature navy, red and white. It’s kind of a marine look, which I particularly love. I have also featured this marine style before. [click to continue…]
“How well have you learned to live, love and let you?”
Often we are being told that in order to resolve all our problems we will need to see a psychiatrist and resolve all our issues from the past. A lot of our ‘stuff’ has happened in our childhood and we will not get over this unless we really go into it and ‘work’ our way through it. I’m no longer sure if this holds true. [click to continue…]
One reason I like comments so much on this blog is that it leads to conversation and a sense of community on this blog, which I would very much like to increase even more. Another reason is that it gives me ideas of new posts as I want to respond in a more elaborate way. My post on how to dress the petite body type was inspired by Cath after leaving a comment on this post how to determine your vertical body shape.
Today’s post is inspired by The Fashionista who responded to my article on how to hide your belly. In her comment she writes ” My cousin claims that I refuse to get old or I am not acting my age. She believes being over 40 is an excuse for letting yourself go. I believe to the contrary. Do we have to put a little more efforts? Yes, we do but at the end of the day it’s all worth it. Poor Madonna is getting so much flack for being fabulous at 50, she is 10 years my senior and boy I sure wish I could move like her. She’s my hero!!” [click to continue…]