Category: Fast Fashion

Modern Classic Jewelry For Women Over 40: 9 Pieces Every Woman Needs

May 1st, 2023 by

There are two ways we are going to fight back against the wave of frumpy styles being pushed on us as we get older: a wardrobe of modern classics combined with a selection of modern accessories. When one or the other is off, an outfit can look dated and therefore a little frumpy. There is […]

How To Choose A Bag Over 40 | The 2 Bags Every Woman Needs

April 27th, 2023 by

The world can be divided into roughly two types of women: Women who are into designer bags (whether that’s Michael Kors or Brahmin or Gucci) and women who aren’t. The problem with being in the second category is that sometimes the options for high-quality, elegant bags are pretty limited, with mostly canvas, nylon, or cheap […]

Dress Codes For Your Everyday Life

January 9th, 2023 by

When I was in high school, I was obsessed with a book called Life Is A Movie Starring You. The author, a teen herself, talked about how to make the most of your life through style, art, and creativity. It was so inspiring. We are still and always will be the stars of our own […]

Real Life Closet Edit Over 40

January 2nd, 2023 by

The media wants us to believe that every woman has a closet the size of a gymnasium filled with designer clothes, artfully displayed like a museum collection. For most of us, however, our real-life closets reflect our real lives and this includes dealing with limited closet space in smaller or older homes (like mine! we […]

How To Wear Boots Over 40

December 12th, 2022 by

I get asked so many times about how to pair boots with outfits, and I think we tend to overcomplicate the subject. I know I do. But here’s the bottom line. There are no rules. Not really. There are a few best practices, and there are lots of preferences, but rules? Not exactly. If it […]

A Week’s Worth Of Fall Outfits

December 5th, 2022 by

You know how I always tell you should plan your outfits at the beginning of every week, or at the very least the night before, and what a game-changer it is? Well, I actually do that. I don’t share any strategies that I don’t use myself, and that haven’t worked for the women in my […]

The Boot Report: What’s In, What’s Out

November 17th, 2022 by

The right pair of shoes can add polish and style to an outfit, or it can bring the whole outfit down. The same can be said for boots, and it seems that many of you have questions. What’s in? What’s out? What’s flattering and what’s frumpy? Like everything in fashion, boots have changed pretty dramatically […]

The Reverse Closet Edit | Do THIS Instead of Purging Your Closet

November 13th, 2022 by

Overwhelmed by the idea of editing your closet? Chances are, a much more stylish and manageable wardrobe is hiding in your current wardrobe. Here’s how to find it! For most women, having too many clothes is the single biggest roadblock to great style. 1. Take Everything Out Of Your Closet That You LOVE Often we […]

Body Type Series: Hourglass Body Type

November 7th, 2022 by

I cannot wait for you to meet Judy! I know you’ll love her as much as I do. First of all, you have a lot in common. Like Judy, you’re also beautiful, fun, and trying to look your best every day, regardless of your age and stage. Sure, Judy’s enviable height (5’8″!) and hourglass shape […]

What I Wore In A Week | Outfit Planning | Outfit Formulas

October 17th, 2022 by

Ah, it’s fall-ish. Here in Florida, that means 70-ish degrees with a slight breeze when we’re lucky, and summertime temps when we’re not. Either way, we forge ahead with our unique brand of fall fashion. Florida fall means fall colors without the fall fabrics. nada manley Early fall is definitely a transitional time, with a […]