Category: Accessories

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 […]

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 […]

Best Fall Accessories For Every Budget

October 10th, 2022 by

If you can only buy one thing this fall, make it a shoe. Seriously. A new pair of shoes gives life to pieces you’ve had for years and makes you fall in love with them all over again. And since you can wear them as often as you want, the cost per use ends up […]

Stylish Summer Steals Under $50

June 6th, 2022 by

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Actually, summer is kind of complicated for this mom of teen girls, but whatever. It’s also hot. Very hot. Anyway, I digress. Although teens and temps might not cooperate, my wardrobe still can. And so can yours. If there’s anything we can simplify in the summer, it’s style. […]

The Best Sustainable Accessory Brands Featuring Vivaia

May 26th, 2022 by

I think sustainability will soon no longer be a niche category, and instead, will be the norm for many brands and many consumers. Fortunately, there have never been more options for sustainable style at every price point and for every personal style. This list is by no means exhaustive, and as soon as I was […]

5 Spring Accessory Trends Over 40

March 10th, 2022 by

If you’re only going to update one category of your wardrobe this season, make it accessories. Actually, I would say that for any season. Adding updated trend-driven accessories to wardrobe essentials is a shortcut to chic and updated style on a budget. Speaking of budget, the cost per use on a versatile accessory is always […]

The Only Accessories You Need

August 26th, 2021 by

I know this is a tall order, but it’s not too tall for me. I may be short in stature, but I’m tall on style. You know what I mean. I’m not afraid to tackle the hard-hitting style subjects, like why you keep buying the wrong clothes or the pants that have the potential to […]

How to Pick the Right Shoes for Your Outfit

August 12th, 2021 by

I recently read a fluffy novel where the heroine started every day by picking her shoes. She planned her outfits from the bottom up. She’s pretty much my soul sister. Shoes can make or break an outfit, so it makes sense to start there. Plus, shoes are my favorite. 🙂 And while there are some […]

How to Accessorize Any Outfit Over 40: Ageless Style Show Episode 8

July 26th, 2021 by

Y’all know this is true, right? Seriously, though. Accessories stump so many of us. And since the term itself refers to such a broad range of items, from bracelets to boots, where do we start when it comes to completing an outfit in a stylish and current way? Especially when the options are, literally, endless. […]

Glasses Mistakes that Age You

June 24th, 2021 by

Glasses are a sore subject for me, if we’re being honest, because until recently, I didn’t need them. Suddenly, in my very late 40s, I woke up needing reading glasses. Kevin bought me a pair in rose gold, which I promptly misplaced all over the house, and denied were even mine, until headaches from the […]