Category Archives: Fashion

The Old Reliable

It struck me this morning. As, once again, I really didn’t prepare what I was going to wear to work. And I was running a bit—late so to speak. I was on all fours, on the floor in my closet, … Continue reading

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How To Wear Shorts When You Are Over 50 or 60 +

Summer is fast approaching. And with the warmer weather comes that lighter wardrobe.  I’m a fan of simple, easy, non-complicated clothing during these warm months. Simple shifts, maxi dresses, white jeans and a fitted Tee are the perfect choices. And … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty for Older Women, Fashion, Fashion for older women, Looking cool at any age, Shit Old Ladies Wear | Tagged , , | 49 Comments

Monday Musings. Retails From The Dark Side

Happy Monday everyone!   The sun is shining. The outside temperature is warm, yet cool enough to allow for a great hair day. The humidity hasn’t ambushed the tresses yet. I should be outside but I’m incredibly happy to be in … Continue reading

Posted in Accessorizing, Beauty, careers, Fashion, humor, J. H. Lartigue, Retail Musings from the Dark Side | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Icona Am In Love With Little Edie Beale and Her Fashion Style

When I woke up this morning, I checked the emails on my iPhone. Lord knows, I can’t miss any news. I mean, people don’t email me so I have to pretend that all “dot coms” are my besties! InStyle.com greeted … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fashion, Grey Gardens, humor, Jackie Kennedy, Little Edie Beale, Style, The Bouvier Family, Unusual fashion and style icons | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Bits and Pieces for the Old Girls! Accessories and Beauty Tawk for Friday!

Hi Girls. Happy Friday.  Whether you are having a hectic Easter  or a laid back one, or whether you don’t celebrate—have a great, great weekend. Earlier this morning Bonaparte and I ventured out to run some errands on a cloudy … Continue reading

Posted in Accessorizing, Antik Batik, Baby Boomers, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, Daniele Delorme, Denim Jackets. Kut From The Kloth, Dressing for Mature Women, Dressing for older women, Fashion, Fashion for older women, France, Galeries Lafayette, humor, It Cosmetics, Makeup for Older Women, Mally Cosmetics, Mally Roncal, Old Navy Fitted T Shirts, Over 50 Fashions, Wet n Wild cosmetics | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

How to Wear a Maxi For Women Over 50. Maxi-mizing Your Potential!

Last Friday lent itself well for running errands.  It was sunny and warm but cool air was still dominant. And I was too lazy to shave my legs.  In addition, I didn’t feel like wearing jeans or pants.  Basically, I … Continue reading

Posted in Ann Taylor Loft, Bass, Crown Vintage, Cynthia Rowley, Dressing for Mature Women, Fashion, J. Crew, Kooba, Lilly Pulitzer, Longchamp, Maxi Dresses for Women over 50, Nat & Nin, Old Navy, Over 50 Fashions, Rondini Sandals, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 52 Comments

Bringing Fashion Back Where it Belongs

I am not a fashion blogger nor am I a beauty blogger. If I am passionate about an item of clothing or a beauty product that tickles my fancy, I will write about it. I write blog posts because it … Continue reading

Posted in Audrey Hepburn style, Blogging about fashion, Bringing back fashion, Channel, Classic Clothing, Dior, Fashion, Fashion writing, Irish Dance Music. Billy Furlong, J. Crew, Jane Birkin style, Vogue, Yves St. Laurent | Tagged | 42 Comments