Category: Dressing Your Body Type

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. […]

The Best Bathing Suits for Every Body: 50 of The Most Flattering Suits of 2017

March 21st, 2017 by

Oh the drama! Bathing suit shopping after months of cozy clothing and lovely layers seems like an unnecessarily harsh start to the gentle season that is spring. But shop we must, or spend our summers covered up in caftans, not wanting to feel the sun on our faces or go for a swim because we don’t […]

How to Wear Leggings: The Ultimate Guide

March 6th, 2017 by

Most people think of fashion as fun and fluffy and not overly controversial. Until the talk turns to leggings. Suddenly, sides are taken and friendships are lost. As in lifelong friendships. Over a few ounces of cotton jersey. Don’t let this happen to you. Before you enter into the legging wars, it’s important to be […]

Your Denim Dilemmas, Solved

April 5th, 2016 by

You know all those times you wondered, in frustration, who the denim companies were making jeans for… Well, they’re making them for this girl. Let’s call her Hip Minimalist Denim Girl. And every single denim company in the world seems to making jeans to fit her. She’s tall and slim and perfectly proportioned and has […]

Spring Dresses and Trends for Your Body Type

March 9th, 2016 by

I am not the kind of fashion friend who will tell you exactly which spring dresses and trends to buy and how to wear them. Ha. Who am I kidding? That’s exactly the kind of friend I am, but it’s for a good cause. I promise. If I didn’t tell you about the lovely citrus hues […]

What to Wear if You’re Short

August 31st, 2015 by

Let’s talk about me for a second, shall we? 😉 Back in the day, when I was in college, I bought a pair of GAP pants with an “L” after the size. That “L” meant Long, and for years, I would announce it to pretty much everyone I met. “I wear Long jeans from The […]