Category: Dressing Your Body Type

8 Steps To Confident Style

October 7th, 2021 by

Maybe it’s old age ;), but I’ve gone from being a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl to one who sees the value in systems and routines. Don’t yawn. I promise I won’t tell you to get up at 5 a.m. It’s just that for the better part of my life I’ve improvised and reinvented the wheel […]

How to Choose Flattering Jeans Over 40 | 3 Things to Know Before You Shop

July 29th, 2021 by

Choosing flattering jeans is part art and part science. Part what you love and part what loves you. I experienced this firsthand on a recent shopping trip in Chicago with my husband. We had the whole day to browse and shop and eat, and I took full advantage of it, trying on brands that I […]

How to Flatter a Full Tummy & Hips: Ageless Style Show Episode 7

July 19th, 2021 by

Do you ever feel like you’re getting the same message over and over again and just not listening? Lately, these words of wisdom keep coming up for me. Drink more water. Quiet time needs to be quiet time. Turn off the distractions. It’s now or never. Life is short. Well, that got deep real quick. […]

How to Find the Perfect Dress

July 2nd, 2021 by

I know I always say that pants are hard, but lately, that applies to dresses too. Unless you want to wear one of these fun numbers. Anyway, with so many dowdy dresses in stores right now, it can be hard to find a flattering style, but I’m going to demystify the process of dress shopping […]

Ageless Style Show #3: Long Torso vs Short Torso

June 21st, 2021 by

I’m a woman of mystery. Really. Even though I’m only 5’3″, petite pants are usually too short on me. If you don’t believe it, check out these two pictures I just posted in the VIP group. Both of these pants arrived in my Short Story Box, which is a subscription box for petites. (Quick review: […]

Pants Guaranteed to Fit: Ageless Style Show Episode 2

June 14th, 2021 by

I’ve always been a dress girl. Part of it is because I have feminine style and part of it is because I live in Florida and dresses are cooler and part of it is because I’m lazy and dresses are one-and-done, but I think the main reason, if I’m being honest, is that pants are […]

The Best Swimsuits Over 40 for Every Body

July 20th, 2020 by

I’m not going to sit here and tell you that bathing suit shopping is suddenly going to be easy after reading this post/watching the YouTube video. If so, I’d be a liar liar pants on fire. (Sorry. I have kids). What I will say is that it will be easier, and honestly, when it comes […]

How to Dress Your Apple Body Type

October 22nd, 2019 by

Let me start with a disclaimer here. I love apples. And pears. And kumquats, pluots, dragonfruit, guavas… You get the picture. I love fruit. Just not as a metaphor for a woman’s body. Unfortunately, many of my readers use fruit to describe their body type, and then wonder why they struggle. I mean, who wants […]

How to Wear Shorts

July 17th, 2017 by

This is the summer when I officially admit that I am no longer 25. Everything is bugging me, you guys. Everything. The hotness and the dryness and then the wetness and now the hotness again. My poor hair. And my poor family, that has to live with me and my poor hair. And although I’m clearly […]

Your Bathing Suit Problems, Solved

March 22nd, 2017 by

Lately, I’ve been teaching my girls a truth that, as adults, we know all too well. There’s always someone who has it better. When I hear them compare themselves to someone else, I gently remind them that, in life, there will always be a girl who is prettier and smarter and richer and more talented. […]