Welcome to the last day 40+Style Casual Summer Style Challenge!

This challenge is now finished but you can still participate and get the complete shopping list and all outfits. Just Click below to get access!


Once signed up you will receive the complete capsule and shopping list as well as all outfits for both weeks.

The 40+Style private community is now full of gorgeous looks from all kinds of women and they are sure to inspire your own outfits!


Let’s get started with outfit 10

40+Style Casual Summer Style Challenge | 40plusstyle.com

This last look incorporates a column of color. Although many of you like to create this with black it can just as easily be done with white.

Using a column of color is slimming and elongating and very effective in hiding those sticking-out bellies too!

 A white column of color | 40plusstyle.com

By now, all the pieces will be familiar to you: the white blouse, white pants and printed bomber jacket. Again I opted for my red bag to add extra color and my red sunglasses. Not much jewelry is needed but I did add my watch, bracelet and earrings this time.

Bomber jacket casual outfit inspiration | 40plusstyle.com  A white column of color | 40plusstyle.com

Outfit details:

Top: H&M (old)
Jacket: Zara
Shoes: Hoegl (old)
Bracelet: from a market somewhere in New York
Bag: bought in Amsterdam years ago
Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure – Enigmatique
Sunglasses: Loewe (old)

More options for similar pieces available online below:

Although most outfits will be shared in our private Facebook group (sign up above to the challenge above to get access) you can also share your outfits through Instagram by tagging them with #40PlusCasualStyleChallenge

Wrapping up

This marks the end of the 40+Style Casual Summer Style challenge. Of course there are even more outfits you can create from this capsule apart from the 10 that I have showed you already. Here are a few extra ones (and I haven’t even included all options like an all-white outfit!).

Casual Summer Style Challenge | 40plusstyle.com

Of course you could easily add to this capsule as well. Here are a few pieces I would add to complete my summer capsule:

  • A dress – No summer is complete without one
  • Blue jeans – So versatile!
  • A white skirt – Matches perfectly will all items in the capsule
  • Another bright top – Mine is bright blue
  • A top with bare shoulders or shoulder cutouts: super fashionable right now and the perfect way to stay cool in summer while still covering your upper arms (for those that want to) – Lots of options here.
  • Knee high leggings – perfect for casual summer days
  • A blazer or jacket – to dress up these casual looks

Did you enjoy the challenge?

I hope that this challenge inspired and encouraged you to try new things. Hopefully it also demonstrated hat you don’t need a lot of clothes to wear something different every day. All you need is a wardrobe that will allow you to mix and match.

Whether you have observed the challenge from the sidelines or participated in it actively, can you do me a favour and fill in the survey?

I would love to know what you thought of this challenge and if you like to see more of this on 40+ Style. Can you fill out this quick survey? You can do so anonymously (all fields including name are optional) and it will help to decide if I should do more of this in future or perhaps make a few changes. You can fill out as many questions as you like, but of course the more, the better 🙂

Casual Summer Style Challenge feedback

Have fun styling everyone and I look forward to seeing all of your creations and receiving your feedback!


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