Style Tips

easy to use style tips and fashion advice to help you understand what works for your body shape so you can dress with confidence. Interpreting modern fashion for women of all ages

Getting the Right Fit for Petites

I’m pretty short and most size charts label me a petite, but I seldom shop there. Petite garments don’t fit me very well. Although brands like to think there is generic sizing for petite women, there isn’t because our torso…

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Dressing With Confident Style

Do you feel confident with your style choices? How well do you accept a compliment on your appearance? Many women aren’t comfortable with them but sadly find it all too easy to accept criticism. Pardon me while I rant about people who…

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Look of the Week: Stretching Your Color Palette

Last week it seemed that our summer would never end but yesterday we awoke to fog and crisp temperatures. I couldn’t be happier about it. The leaves are turning color and falling plus there’s a crispness in our air that…

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Red Lipstick: The Edit for Fair Complexions

I’ve avoided red lipstick for the last 20+ years. I’m not sure what started its fall from grace but I’m guessing it had something to do with how my face was aging. The rough texture on my chin and pucker…

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Style Rules to Live By

Style rules. Fashion do’s and don’ts. What not to wear. How do those make you feel? I run across more than  I care to these days and most are directed at women over 50. They’re designed to help women get dressed…

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Your Style Comfort Zone

The dog days of summer are upon us and I’m in constant search of ways to look stylish without also looking bedraggled. Some days that’s easy to do and others… I just feel uninspired by my options. Those are the…

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Last week and this, we’ve had several too many days that were real scorchers. Temps have hovered in the 90, 95, and 100-degree range. That’s melting temperature for me so I’ve been struggling with what to wear. At my age, the answer isn’t…

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