Category: Accessories

11 European accessories that every woman should own

August 10th, 2023 by

It may be a stretch to say that every woman should own these, but then again, it may not be. I’ve already shown you dozens of inspiration pics using many of these accessories, and showing how they can take the simplest of outfits and transform them into total chic-ness, so if that’s not enough to […]

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 […]

Shoes Every Woman Needs Over 40 for Spring/Summer

April 20th, 2023 by

Just call me the shoe enabler. If you need someone to talk you into the necessity, the almost mandatory-ness of getting 10 new shoes for summer, I’m that friend. That friend with the shoes. The friend who can justify any purchase. But I’m also your fashion friend. And hopefully your trusted virtual stylist. And my […]

These Sandals Will Age You

April 6th, 2023 by

It’s sandal season. Well, it’s technically sandal season all year round in Florida, but it hits different in the springtime. Spring clothes just seem designed for pretty strappy sandals of all kinds. Except the frumpy ones. And that’s what this video is about. But first, let me get something out of the way. No matter […]

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 […]