Outfit Ideas

I've created hundreds of different outfit ideas on Polyvore. You will find set examples for everything from jeans to evening attire by visiting my page where there have been more than eleven million views!

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29 comments:

Lugene said...

I love this outfit!! I have been looking for shoes like that for what seems like forever!

Susan Street said...

Hi Lugene! Now you know where to find them. I hope you love them when they arrive!

Silvasava said...

Just been introduced to your blog via a Facebook friend. What lovely ideas for us ladies 'of a certain age' I'll be 67 this year & I'm a slim 5'10''. Ican wear lots of current clothes but there's a fine line between up to date/fashionable & 'mutton dressed as lamb' - I'll be following closely ;) Thank you

Lori Draper said...

Who would have guessed!? I've recently begun following this blog, am also over 50, and ALSO a slim 5'10"!! Where do you ladies buy your long inseam pants and shoes longer than size 9?
Love your blog, Susan!

Another Susan said...

TOO FUNNY - I just found this blog yesterday and I also will be 67 this year - am a bit shorter than the prior two ladies at 5'8, but wear a 10-12 and 9 1/2 shoes. My hair is a platinum white and although I don't want to try to look or dress young again, I sure don't want to look old and frumpy . . . love these classy fashion ideas !

Cheryl Hackett said...

Okay I'm just hooking up with ya&ll so please tell me how to get those shoes, I love them. Thanks Cheryl

Susan Street said...

Thanks Cheryl! You can find more animal print shoes on my Polyvore page. The pair you like have now sold out.

Norma Houze said...

Thank you so much for this website! I am inspired to dress beautifully again! I love your tips for dressing at this age and my husband has noticed as well. Please continue to provide ideas and much needed encouragement. Bravo!!!

Anonymous said...

Love your style and the fact that you share where to find the articles of clothing.

Sarah said...

Have just discovered your blog & facebook this week and I'm addicted. My Pinterest is completely flooded! I am 51, 5'7" and weigh WAY too much. I was a slim fashion merchandising major in college and have always loved dressing in my own style. As the years (and pounds) have grown, I have pretty much given up caring about how I dress. I have a few things that I rotate in my closet, but for the most part I haven't really made an effort. Most of what is available to plus size is either frumpy or it's so "stylish" that I wouldn't be seen out in it. I don't care if they make it in my size or not, some things just shouldn't be worn by someone my size.
But . . . since discovering your blog, I am re-energized about losing some weight and really caring about how I look in these empty nest years I'm facing.
Thank you for giving me back a passion that I lost 100 lbs ago.

Dianne Morris said...

Your blog is just great. You really understand what works for women over 50. Plus I like your spirited approach.

Anonymous said...

How about some work looks for Monday to Friday? Love your style!

Anonymous said...

Hi Susan, I follow your pins on Pinterest and just feel compelled to say that even though I'm ("just") 32 I adore your polyvore outfit ideas. Nothing beats a classic sense of style! You look fabulous.

Anonymous said...

Susan I love your blog site .... can I buy these items in Canada? or have them shipped here....I HOPE SO -)

Rachel Collins said...

Susan, I started following your site about a year ago and I have to say it is wonderful. You have opened up so many doors to "Over 50" fashion for me and I can not thank you enough. I feel confident in my appearance again, as I was falling into an attitude of not being attractive anymore. I can not thank you enough for making me feel like a woman again. Thank you and I will keep in touch.

Brenda said...

Susan, I just found your blog this weekend and I've been devouring it! I am 54 years old and am mistaken for a 40 something year old quite often, but I was beginning to have a terrible time putting together outfits that I felt comfortable in. You have truly inspired me to go out and seek some "essential pieces!" You're are an amazingly beautiful woman!

Brenda said...

Susan, I just found your blog and Pinterest board this weekend and have devoured both! You are an amazingly classy and stylish lady. Thanks so much for your posts!

Carpool Goddess said...

You have such great personal style!

Mimi said...

Hi Susan. I've just found your blog and wanted to say how gorgeous you are, and how much I admire you. I am 53 and have tried the whole silver haired thing but my family rebelled horrendously, so I'm back to bottle blonde and five weekly trips to the hairdresser. I moderate that by not having a high maintenance cut, and have cultivated a love affair with beautiful hair accessories. To my delight, I am not known at my daughters school and dance studio as 'the pretty lady who always wears a flower in her hair'. You can't argue with that! Love your blog and look forward to following voraciously...xxx

Anonymous said...

I love this outfit. It's perfect and one I would wear again and again.

Carole-Ann Pandelus said...

Having just discovered this site, I cannot say how excited I am. As a 50 something woman I have been confused about how I should be dressing - not wanting to look old and frumpy but not wanting to try and look 25 either. I LOVE the outfits and have begun to cull my own wardrobe incorporating some of the combinations from the photos. I realise that I have lots of great clothes and didn't know how to put them together before. Thank you so much for helping me feel stylish, attractive and excited again.
Carole-Ann

Anonymous said...

I admit to being a shopper but not a "wearer". Since finding your blog I''ve been inspired to actually use some of my purchases. I now switch out my handbags to coordinate outfits...it makes a difference in how put together you feel. Thanks for the inspiration!

Anonymous said...

Any ideas on wearing striped pants. I just bought a pair that look awesome. The stripe is not that wide. Just wondering on age appropriateness... Or does that matter.. Lol

Susan Street said...

Striped pants can be appropriate at any age. They should fit well (not too tight). You should wear them with a longer top in a neutral color. Keep your look very simple when you wear any pattern. Even though the younger women do pattern mixing, on us it tends to make us look like we just don't care.

Anonymous said...

I just found you this week and you have inspired me to dress better and make healthier food choices. I have tons of clothes, shoes, and bags and never seem to have the right thing to wear. I'm already using some of your suggestions to put together outfits. THANK YOU!

Kathryn Wells said...

I have a question~ is "boyfriend" a style or is it a brand? I see it referenced frequently and always wondered.
Thank you.

Kathryn

Momof2 said...

Love your outfits.
A program I've been "following" encourages women to be their best through 4 different energy types. Carol Tuttle says every woman is beautiful and can look good at any age. Have you heard of her program "Dressing Your Truth"?

Womanwithstyle said...

Hi Susan. I really love your site, style and you sharing your and Mr. Mickey's adventures with us. You are truly an inspiration.
Two things:
Do you always wear heels or carry along a pair of flats?
And I would also like to see your ideas on more casual outfits, that stil look en trend and put together.

Susan Street said...

I normally do not carry an extra pair of flats because most of my shoes are comfortable at least for a few hours. The least comfortable ones only get worn out to dinner. I don't dress casually very often because of my busy professional life. When Mr. Mickey and I go out I dress appropriate for the occasion so keep watching. There will be a few casual looks showing up.