articles by tag: 50′s style

what to wear: best choices for women of a certain age

A Reader Asks How do I choose classic-styled clothes suitable for a woman of a certain age and not give the wrong appearance? I would like to look fresh in style but not flaunting it like a 20 year old. And be affordable too. Most of what I see in stores screams too young or [...]

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wedding wear: a dress with sleeves

If you’re looking for a dress to wear to a wedding and cringe at the thought of baring your arms, you’re not alone.  In a sea of sleeveless-dress options, the perfect dress can be hard to find. Here’s a chiffon sleeve dress that is perfect for the warmer weather yet camouflages your arms nicely.  The [...]

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what to wear: boomer weekend

If you’re in your 50′s, I’m sure you’ve heard of the term Boomer. Not that we like to put a label on any person or generation, but the Boomer generation has largely redefined what it means to age well.  A while back 40 was the new 30, and now 50 is the new 40.  And [...]

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what to wear: fab 50 and no longer working

Reader Question I have recently decided to quit working as a beauty industry executive.  However, I still want to look put together and not break the bank in doing so. I’m in my early fifties, size 2 and work out every day. When my husband and I are not traveling, I take classes, see friends [...]

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reader question: looking fab at 50

Reader Question of the Week Help! I am turning 50 on Saturday. I am still in very good shape. I want to look fabulous but I don’t want to dress like my 23 year old daughter. My body shape has changed from a hour glass shape to a rectangle shape. Help me in this transition. [...]

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what to wear: dropping your kids off at college

You knew it would happen one day but not this soon.  Where did all the time go?  After you’ve headed to Tar-jay (aka Target) for some much needed dorm room decor and accouterments, purchased a new HP dv6z laptop in cool white for your college-bound genius (you can save up to $475 btw), you’re headed [...]

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what to wear: 20th high school reunion

It’s that time of year when all the high school reunions start happening.  Since they typically happen over a 2-day period, you may find yourself at a casual dinner or cocktail party and then at the park with family the following day. If you are planning on attending your 20th (or above) reunion, here’s a [...]

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