What to Wear Over 40–Office Wear Summer '09

Bigio at Neiman MarcusThe event:  A summer day at the office and you want to look pulled together

The outfit:  A simple,elegant summer dress (on sale at Neiman Marcus.com),a sweater (Ann Taylor.com)  to throw over your shoulders when indoors,some serious pumps (Ferragamo at Nordstrom.com) and chunky jewelry (Nordstrom.com) to add a little edge.

Ann Taylor 2Ferragamo at NordstromChunky silve bracelet at NordstromChunky silver earrings at Nordstrom

What to Wear Over 40–Farmer's Market and Errands

Ann TaylorThe scene:  A busy summer Saturday afternoon–could be errands,a flea market or farmer's market

The outfit: Just an easy pair of shorts and t-shirt (Ann Taylor.com),but polished looking because of the neutral pallet and handsome accessories (Ralph Lauren sandals at Bloomingdales.com,,Nordstrom.com的拉尔夫-劳伦带,,hobo bag Michael Kors at Bloomindales.com,,Juicy Couture earrings at Nordstrom.com

Michael Kors at BloomindalesJuicy Couture at NordstromRalph Lauren at Nordstrom

Ralph Lauren at BloomindalesHint:  These short are for those with good legs;longer shorts or a khaki skirt may be better for you.Make sure the fit of this outfit is generous,it's an easy look–no tight clothing.

Helen Mirren Looking Great at 55?65?谁在乎!!


海伦·米伦低调地完成了这个任务,figure flattering clothes,a great hair cut and a twinkle in her eye.A role model we After 40's can look up to.

What to Wear Over 40–Evening Summer Wedding

ESAO在SAKSThe event: A semi-formal late afternoon summer wedding and an evening reception

The outfit: A lovely short dress by Etro in a subdued print (pricey,but on sale at萨克斯通)搭配价格适中的银色凉鞋(Ann Taylor.com),a berry clutch (Kooba at Bloomindales.com) and for this event,拿出钻石(或CZs at Eve's Addiction.com

CZ bracelet at Eve's Addiction

Kooba at BloomindalesAnn Taylor 2CZ earrings at Eve's Addiction

从harper's bazaar.com上看,无论年龄和价格,都令人难以置信。

the-obamasThis article,来自haper's bazaar.com,has great advice on refining your wardrobe as you get older.信息是:买得更好,买得更少,一个想法我一直赞同。Here's the link to the article…Fabulous at Every Age and Price詹妮弗·阿尔法诺(more…)


Diane von FurstenbergThe event:  A backyard barbecue,a picnic and outdoor concert or a company picnic

The outfits:

选项1–穿短裤和一件很棒的上衣,休闲但漂亮,这个组合来自Diane von Furstenberg(dvf.com)。pair it with casual flat sandals (Nine West at Piperlime.com) and simple silver jewelry (Tiffany.com):(more…)


burberry-at-nordstrom7The event:  A busy summer day;meetings,errands and then dinner out




The outfit:  Graphic black and white will have you looking cool no matter how hot the weather.Black pencil skirt  and crisp white blouse (Ann Taylor.com),classy medium heeled sandals (Cole Haan at Nordstrom.com) and cool silver jewlery (Argento Viva at Nordstrom.com(more…)

What to Wear Over 40–Dinner and a Movie


The outfit:  Black straight leg jeans (Ralph Lauren.com) and a cute blazer  (Adam at Bluefly.com) to brave the airconditioning.Throw a white T or cami under the jacket. Flat sandals (Jack Rogers at Piperlim.com) and fun earrings (Ralph Lauren at Nordstrom.com) finish it off(more…)