Category: Outfits & Shopping

Best Black Pants Try-On Haul

January 20th, 2022 by

I know you were hoping I would talk about something more exciting, like sparkly shoes or red lipstick, but alas, I’m over here talking about (yawn) black pants. (Or dark neutral pants, if black’s not your thing.) It can be easy to dismiss, as I did for years, the important role that wardrobe essentials can […]

My Favorite Outfits of 2021 | Outfit Ideas

January 3rd, 2022 by

Happy 2022! Before we move forward, I enjoy pausing for a minute to reflect on the previous year. And by reflect, I mean look at my outfits. Sure, other people make res_ _ _ _ _ _ _ s but those are boring and they won’t make your wardrobe any better. Unless of course, they […]

How To Make 2022 Your Most Stylish Year Yet

December 20th, 2021 by

I don’t mean to brag, but these are truly transformative tips. Super stylish suggestions. Really radical resolutions. Sorry. I got a little carried away. But honestly. These tips, you guys. Just one of them is enough to transform your style in 2022. Seriously. But if you want a major progression in your style, over the […]

Safe Stores to Shop (Over 40)

December 16th, 2021 by

Certain stores can be a little dicey when it comes to finding reliable style over 40. Without naming names, these stores largely fall into two categories: Too Young/Trendy/Edgy Too Old/Frumpy/Matronly Honestly, it’s hard to decide which category is deadlier to your style, but if I had to pick one, I would say category 2. A […]

Easy Holiday Outfits For Every Event

December 9th, 2021 by

We are two weeks out from Christmas, and I have to admit I’m drowning. Between a December birthday (Eva turns 14 on the 12th), wrapping up a semester, and all the usual shenanigans in a house with two teen girls, I’m not feeling at the top of my game. That’s one of the reasons I […]

Easy Holiday Style Over 40

November 22nd, 2021 by

There are two extremes when it comes to holiday style. The SnowGlobe and the Scrooge. (I’m working on better names… suggestions welcome!). The Scrooge glides through the holidays in their regular clothes, without even a hint of holiday headband or festive scarf, while the Snowglobe dons Christmas sweaters in October and stops just short of […]

When Should You Tuck In Your Shirt

November 4th, 2021 by

To tuck or not to tuck. That is the question. And apparently, it’s a loaded one. I have always been a little baffled by the responses I’ve had from women over the years whenever I suggest tucking. The shock and horror. But here’s the secret: More often than not, tucking is going to be a […]

10 Ways To Look Stylish This Fall Over 40

October 14th, 2021 by

It’s the little things, really, that can elevate the everyday outfit and make it feel special and stylish. And that’s what today’s post/video is all about. Like every season, fall brings with it a unique set of challenges and opportunities when it comes to style. We want to look festive without feeling silly, warm without […]

Outfits Every Woman Needs Over 40 + A Roundup of Comfortable Pumps | Ageless Style 19

October 11th, 2021 by

Today, I’m taking a different approach to style, because I’m not telling you what to wear. I’m telling you what to feel. Let me explain. Most of us base outfits on the occasion. I am going ___________________ so I need to wear ______________________. And that is often the most logical place to start. I even […]

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 […]