Style

Style tips for the midlife woman who wants to look ageless.

Style over fifty is wearing whatever makes you look and feel your best. A lifetime of choices leads to a time in our life when we can feel confident in what works for our lifestyle, our budget and our body.

It also means we’re going to adjust and cover where we may not have in the past. I still feel like a mini skirt wearing girl, but I know I can’t get away with the short skirt anymore. At least without hose ;)

What’s Your Food Kryptonite?

What is your food kryptonite? Harmful to your diet? Mine is sugar. I crave a sugar rush after almost every meal, except breakfast. So if dessert isn’t on the menu I panic! You probably already know fat free goodies like cookies are no bueno, but for a sugar addict like…

Be An Over Fifty Fashion Role Model

Would you be surprised to know if you Google “women over fifty who are hip”, you’ll get more articles for hip replacements than for style pointers? Let’s talk about how to be a fashion role model in your fifties and beyond.  What does over fifty fashion mean to you? Are you…

Take A More Flattering Photo

Would you like your photos to be more flattering, whether for a online profile or just for fun? It’s all about the lighting. If you’re like me you have very mixed feelings when a camera comes out. Not all of us take a good photo, or if we do it’s…

Buy Your Crowning Glory

We all know our hair is supposed to be our crowning glory. No pressure there! What happens if you’re having a bad hair day? Or a bad hair lifetime? I’ve been blessed or cursed with what I call English hair. It is both curly/frizzy in humidity in addition to being…

Do You Know What Flatters You?

When you’re  clothes shopping, do you find it easy to head for what’s “you”, or do you have a sense of what fit flatters you? I feel I’m getting better at what works for me, but it took decades to work this out. Fitted clothing seems to be universally flattering. It…

How I Made Peace With Butter

On a recent trip to Paris I was helpless to resist the many ways the French have mastered cooking with butter. Baguettes and patisserie were irresistible delicious confections tempting me at every street corner.  I swear French frites are cooked in butter too. Making peace with butter has taken a…