Welcome to the new format for this blog!
My page 'Fifty, not Frumpy' on Facebook has been a huge hit, with as many as 8,500 views per week. My sets on Polyvore geared to women of a certain age had more than 40,000 views in the first six months of being a member. The feedback and interest shown has inspired me to create a web site and devote my blog to the very popular conversations and pictures we share for those of us who are having fun with fashion later in life. Let's celebrate who we are now and make the most of our assets and have fun with fashion.
The fastest growing demographic on Facebook is women over fifty-five but style and fashion tips geared toward us are still very few. My goal is to share a variety of outfits with links to similar items if you wish to buy them. I'll provide tips and tricks I've learned to use in making today's looks work for me as a more mature woman.
My outfit for the Tour of Homes in Blowing Rock, North Carolina had to be cool and comfortable for the heat of the late July day but also allow me to keep warm when the cool evening air settled onto the mountains. My option included a very soft knit black maxi dress with wider straps which allowed me to wear a black bra for proper support. I wore a soft knit raspberry colored cardigan with bronze bead trim as a coverup. When I bought it and the clutch bag I'm wearing as a cross-body bag, I thought I would be using them for evening wear, however they seemed perfect for this daytime dress.
Thank you for reading! I hope the tips and ideas I share with you give you inspiration for making fashion fun again.
Shop for similar items used in this fashion post:
Hat: Similar here Hats.com
Earrings: Visit the artist here KneehighsnPigtails
Handbag: Similar here Steve Madden High Tide Clutch
Maxi Dress: Similar here Adriana-maxi-dress-black
Sweater: Similar here ColdwaterCreek
Sandals: White Mountain