Update: this is an overview of the 2012 spring / summer trends. For this year’s trends, please visit my spring / summer 2013 best trends for women over 40 report. You can also get a free trend report in pdf format if you subscribe to the newsletter.
I have already written several posts on the most fabulous trends and designer collections for this coming season and I have now grouped these all together at Spring / Summer 2012 fashion trends. But let’s give a a quick overview of the trends and my opnion on what I think women over 40 should embrace and which trends they should forget about. Feel free to disagree of course and let me know in the comments section! [click to continue…]
In previous articles I discussed how to to determine body shape and dress for your vertical body type. But I have not yet gone into details on how to dress when you are short or petite, ie., below the average height of 1.65 m (5’4” ), so let’s do that today! In principle these guidelines will work for anyone who is short in height, or for those who want to appear longer or leaner in their appearance. These guidelines also work well for those whose upper body is almost the same length as their lower body. In that case the aim is to make the lower body appear longer. [click to continue…]
I have always been quite a fan of the dropped waist dress. Although it is a risky look for me (it elongates my upper body which is already relatively long when compared to my legs), I feel I can get away with it, if I wear heels. Due to my already reasonable height, that makes me tall enough to pull of this look, which is great because I always feel very comfortable in dresses that are not tight around the waist. [click to continue…]
A few notes on what has been happening this week. I have been pinning quite a lot of my favorite looks, so if you’re not following me on Pinterest yet, be sure to do so!
I have also setup an Instagram account for 40PlusStyle, so be sure to check that out and follow me as well. I’m actually currently participating in the February Photo a day challenge, just for fun. [click to continue…]