Tag: fashion over 50

40+ fashion

Winter Monochrome-ish

Winter is here. It’s been here for a few days, now. We had a minor snow fall last weekend, and the snow has stayed. Hubby’s heavy jackets, and winter gloves and toques are unpacked. And he’s been skiing once already. …

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40+ fashion

Thoughts of Boots

I once had a biology professor who could see the lighthearted side of just about anything. I remember one morning he strolled to the front of the lecture hall, stood for a moment stroking his chin pensively, and began,”Imagine this. …

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40+ fashion

Back to the Eighties: My Perfect Sweats.

I’ve written often on the blog about the never-ending trials of finding the perfect jeans. I’ve even been known to compare the endless labour of shopping for jeans to the punishment meted out by the gods to poor Sisyphus. You know, the …

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caring for investment pieces in your wardrobe

Protecting Your Fashion Investment

One of my long-time fashion philosophies is that I buy what I love. I don’t mind spending extra for something perfect, something that makes me sigh when I put it on, as I said about this burgundy sweater in a …

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denim trends

The Death of Skinny Jeans

I bought skinny jeans the other day. Two pairs. How daring of me. Especially considering that the fashion media has been predicting the death of skinny jeans for at least two years now. An article in BuzzFeed declared the skinny jeans …

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fashion

And Shoppiness Ensued

Earlier this week, I visited my buddy Liz at Nordstrom for a preview of their Anniversary Sale. And let’s just say that “shoppiness ensued.” I love that line from Christopher Brookmyre’s book When the Devil Drives.  The fashion blogosphere has been …

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fashion

My Clothes Are Not the Boss of Me

Last fall I wrote a post about some crazy trends happening in fashion, about how unrealistic, unwearable, and downright silly some of them are. To me at least. Remember the “duvet coat?” Ha. And I loved the comment on that …

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Eileen Fisher tops

Waxing and Waning: A Crisis of Confidence

Ever have those moments when your self-confidence just dries up and blows away? When instead of focusing on the myriad of things you can do well, and do do well, you focus instead on what you struggle to do? Or …

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blue shirts

An Abundance of Blue

We have had an abundance of blue in our little part of the world these last few days. Yesterday morning, the sun shone, the river sparkled and reflected the blue sky, and Hubby’s blue delphiniums were blooming up a storm. I …

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fashion

When Getting Dressed Stops Being Fun.

  I read an interesting post over at Man Repeller the other day, in which Leandra Medine asks the question: What Happens When Getting Dressed is No Longer Fun?   I know, I know. I swore off Man Repeller a few …

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