Tag Archives | #Over40

Color Up Your Party Dress: A Definitive Guide

Are you in a “black rut” when it comes to party dresses?  If so, you’re not the only one. It’s the #1 complaint from my clients. My friend Rosy, a self-proclaimed black clothing addict, jumped out of her comfort zone and wore a flattering blue floral dress and purple pashmina to her office holiday party. She received a shower of […]

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What To Buy for An #Over40 Woman?

Us #Over40 ladies can be a tough crowd to shop for over the holidays. So here are three tips for choosing stylish gifts that bust myths we hear every day.   MYTH: “She has everything already!” REALITY: I can’t think of anyone who really has everything. This is when it’s time to find customized pieces like […]

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Minimalist Fashion: Mother’s Little Helper

Are you overly stressed at work? Is decision-making a burden? Do you crave tranquility? Before you grab your pill box, try minimalist fashion as the antidote. A term for architecture stripped down to its essential quality and simplicity, minimalism can be a tool for getting “centered” in mind and spirit. Here are a few tips […]

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How To Look Like A Rock Star #Over40

My two favorite passions: Fashion and music.  Especially rolled into one. To my absolute delight, the Grammy Museum in L.A. mixes them like DJ Mia Moretti, and I got a big taste of it a couple of weeks ago.  The famous outfits and statement pieces are just as memorable as the songs themselves thanks mostly to mass […]

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Why I Said “No” To Yoga Pants

As you know, I have a beef with yoga pants.  Sure, there are women who can rock them, but I see too many yoga pants fails on a daily basis to brave them except to yoga class– and then only with serious strategizing. My favorite alternative?? The ActiveWear Dress   The activewear dress is a […]

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Texas Girl Packs for NYC Heat

I could just say “pack black” and be done with this whole post. But that just wouldn’t be my style, literally and figuratively. I own one casual black dress and one black cocktail dress and reserve them for cool weather nights.  Black isn’t my daytime neutral, and it absorbs the Texas heat like an egg […]

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3 Things You Don’t Wear to Festivals

Despite what fashion magazines may say, certain styles just aren’t designed for outdoor marathon music festivals.  Amanda Salinas (@AmandaOnFox7) and I talk chic alternatives for sunny and rainy days.  No wardrobe malfunctions here! You can buy all these looks from Dillard’s Barton Creek Square Mall. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO If you’re ready to […]

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18 Cool Comfort Shoes & How To Style Them

“The thought of wearing most of the shoes in this post makes me want to cry,” Audrey (@cremescometrue) lamented. She was right. The “comfort shoes” featured in a blog for #Over40 women depicted a geriatric catalog called “Giving Up.” I’m no stranger to foot problems or knee problems.  Years of wearing 3 inch(+) heels all […]

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