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I only recently got introduced to Annette, which is not surprising since her blog “Lady of Style’ has only been around for 3 months. Since that time though, she has uploaded many inspiring outfits which stand out because of their sophistication and elegance, yet also have a young and hip vibe. Perfect for many women over 40.

Add to that that she mainly shops in mainstream stores, which highlights that you do not need a big budget to look corporate and chic, yet modern and hip. All good reasons to have a chat with her so we can find out about all her style secrets! [click to continue…]

Design your own

A while ago I talked to you about designing your own shoes. I know that quite a few of you are great fans of the Attilio Giusti Leombruni flats. Now Nordrstrom has entered the design your own shoe domain and you can actually create your own color combination of these beloved flats. [click to continue…]

Should you go grey after 40 or dye it? |

Like many women over 40 I always wonder whether I should let my hair go grey or color it. Obviously my decision so far has been to color it, but it’s certainly a very costly one. My hair occupies the largest chunk in my monthly beauty budget by far and I often wonder if it’s worth the money and hassle. [click to continue…]

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Frequent visitors of this site will all know Greetje. The fabulous, funny, honest and very stylish Greetje. Some of you may think that we have been long-time friends, but in fact I only came to know Greetje because of this blog. Greetje connected with this blog and has left a comment on my articles every single day since. No wonder that I now consider her a real friend, we ‘speak’ every day. [click to continue…]