An article in The Daily Mail (usually a blast of a read, with the prerequisite dry British humour–yes I spelled it the way they do–thrown in) stopped me in my tracks. I had actually been planning my outfit for a luncheon event and had decided to forgo my usual black on black and go with a peachy, swingy (but knee-length) skirt with off-white and beige accents. To top it all off (or bottom it, as it were), I thought I’d bring out my two newest purchases . . . nude-colored fishnet stockings and patent leather nude-colored pumps. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Style After 50’
This article originally appeared on aarp.org:
I learned something new recently: we’re born with a certain shape. Sure, we can go up and down in size, but the basic silhouette seems to stick. Somewhere along the line, some clever soul decided that those of us with a little more in the middle could be compared with an “apple” or those with a bottom that’s, shall we say, overly endowed, a “pear.” For sure we want to try to maintain a healthy weight, especially as we get older, but one of the greatest gifts we could give ourselves is to embrace and celebrate our bodies for what they are, instead of trying to look like some media’s idea of the “ideal body.” The other thing I learned was this: instead of trying to fix my body, why not just make a few simple style choices that will enhance my post-50 curves? Click here to read the entire article on aarp.org. (more…)
I’M HOSTING ‘FASHION FLASH’ THIS WEEK! CHECK OUT ALL THE LATEST NEWS ON HEALTH, STYLE, BEAUTY AND MORE . . . RIGHT HERE!Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
I’m thrilled that this week BestofEverythingAfter50.com is hosting “Fashion Flash” . . . bringing you all the latest tips, advice and news on how to feel, look and be your best, straight from some of the coolest women bloggers around! I hope you’ll take the time to get to know each and every one of them by checking out their sites, and connecting with them on Facebook and Twitter. I’m proud to be a part of this terrific group of women and I know you’ll enjoy them as much as I do.
Click on each of the articles below to find out everything you need to know this week. Enjoy! (more…)
It’s no secret that many women over 50, even if we’ve been thin all our lives, can easily pack on a few extra post-menopausal pounds, without trying too hard. The weight can sometimes slowly creep up on us over a span of years, taking us by surprise, and before you know it . . . poof! . . . we’re an “apple” (or some other fruit to which we are often compared if our bodies aren’t perfect). (more…)
All the participating blogs (including mine!) will tell you just about everything you want to know about beauty, skin care, fashion, hair and so much more.
Check out this week’s Fashion Flash by clicking here.