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How Old is Too Old to Shop Forever 21?


“Am I too old to shop here?” It’s a thought that likely runs through many a woman’s mind as she casually steps through the doors of Forever 21. It’s a bit sobering, to be sure — since when was there an age restriction at clothing stores? But then, in truth, Forever 21 and its competitors…

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Spring Styles for Women Over 60 — All Under $100


Updated September 27, 2020

Spring is a tricky season for fashion. There are days that tease you with warmth and sunshine and the promise of summer ahead. And then there are the other days, when the cool breeze has you thinking about layering a winter parka over your long-sleeve blouse and trousers. When the weather is inconsistent and unpredictable,…

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Best Jeans for Women Over 50


Updated August 26, 2020

With maturity comes wisdom, along with the occasional change in our bodies that nothing seems to stop. But that shouldn’t signal a dramatic shift for your wardrobe, especially if you love your denim and can’t imagine a life without it. The key is to embrace the beauty of your body type and slip into the…

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Why We Love Kris Jenner Style (And You Should Too!)


Updated April 26, 2020

Style icons come in all ages, shapes and sizes. Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner is the least flamboyant of her clan, and we love her for it. Whether she’s walking the red carpet or the streets of LA, Kris never strays from her personal style brand — proving that truly stylish women can skip the shock-and-awe…

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How to Wear Leggings as Pants After 50


Updated August 26, 2020

For the last decade, leggings as pants have gone from “absolutely not” to a way of life. We know that teenagers and even young adults can pull off wearing leggings as pants, but what about women over 50? The answer is, of course! Here are a few ideas to get you started. 1. Leggings Under…

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Plus-Size Fashion for Women Over 70? A Reader Asks!


Updated August 22, 2020

A Budget Fashionista reader asks: I am stuck wearing t-shirts and jeans to everything. I don’t feel comfortable in low neck tops or too tight of clothes. I have a fixed income, so I can’t just buy anywhere. I am over 70 and plus-size. How can I change up my wardrobe?  Any part of that sound familiar?…

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How To: Shorts for Women Over 50


Updated August 13, 2020

Warm weather doesn’t stop because you’re over 50. We know shorts can be a challenging buy, though, because every store seems to carry only two options. You have the short-short, designed strictly for teenage legs. And then there’s  the long and shapeless short, designed for — well, that’s a mystery actually, because they’re universally unflattering…

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Mother of the Bride Dresses — 5 Picks Under $100


Updated February 7, 2019

Congratulations to you, Mother of the Bride! Your daughter’s big day is on the calendar, and you’re playing a leading role in the memory-making. Oh, and the photo-taking, too, which is probably why you’re here. Knowing that the M.O.T.B. dress you choose will last forever in your daughter’s photo album, we can relate to the…

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What to Wear to a Wedding When You’re Over 60


Updated May 27, 2020

Need some inspiration in the form of dresses for 60-year-old wedding guests? You’ve asked, and we picked out some styles we know you’ll love. Whether your style is fashion-forward, trendy or classic, there’s something for everyone on this list. All are elegant without being frumpy, and fully guest-appropriate (meaning you won’t look you’re wishing you…

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Dress Like the Best (Over 40 Edition): Julianne Moore


Updated August 23, 2020

I’m just going to say it: being female and over 40 right now is awesome. I’ve outgrown that awkward self-consciousness, my personal style is what it is (take it or leave it), and there are many amazing, powerful and inspiring women of my own age around. Case in point: InStyle magazine has published its list of the 50…

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Women Over 40: How to Style a Moto Jacket


Updated August 28, 2020

Confession time. I just bought a faux leather moto jacket from Forever21 for $40. Oh yes and I’m over 40. Seems like I may have broken one, maybe two of those ‘rules’ about age-appropriate fashion — but who cares? The moto jacket is a timeless piece (just ask Sarah Jessica Parker, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian…) and I…

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Stacked Bracelets: How To Wear ‘Em


Updated August 23, 2020

Thanks to Soothi for partnering with me and providing the bracelets for this post. If you want to go bold with your stacked bracelets, fall is the perfect season to do it. On super-hot days, a stack of bracelets just isn’t comfortable. And on cold days, you spend half your day struggling to get your…

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Affordable Wedding Dresses For Older Brides


Updated January 24, 2019

Your wedding day is on the calendar and you want to look and feel like a million bucks. But you’ve got this nagging feeling that your age might limit your selection of dresses. If that sounds familiar, keep reading. Because whether you’re 45 or 65, there are plenty of figure-flattering options available. So sidestep the…

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AW15 Runway Looks for 40+ Women


Updated January 25, 2019

Sure, the runway can look like an intimidating place with eccentric styling, wacky outfits and bizarre make-up. But beneath the avant garde nature and over-the-top theatrics, the runway is a great place to pick up some inspiration for the season ahead. AW15 showcased some seriously wearable looks from cosy shearling jackets to demure dresses. We’ve…

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Product Review: Obaku Watches


Updated December 29, 2019

I haven’t worn a watch in years. I’m not sure why — maybe I, like the rest of the world, just got used to getting the time off my phone. But wrist wear is getting tons of attention these days. Wearable or Watch? People love (or hate) their Apple watches and wearable devices that record…

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Dating Over 50? Three Foolproof Looks To Wear On a First Date


Updated August 28, 2020

Finding love the second time around can be daunting. Whether you’ve finally taken the plunge and agreed to that first date or you’re a seasoned pro and have been on the dating circuit for a couple of years, figuring out what to wear can send even the most put-together of women into a spin. Here,…

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The Skinny Scarf: Fall Fashion Must Have


Updated January 26, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, the skinny scarf is not just for the Saint Laurent crowd. Yes, the YSL girl is oft found stomping the runway in slip dresses, fur and these slinky accessories. But the skinny scarf inspiration, like many a fashion trend, comes from years prior. Borrowed from the beauty of a few rock n’ roll…

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Wearable Fall Fashion Trends to Revamp Your Wardrobe


Updated September 22, 2020

Fall is on our doorstep. This time of year, shorts and dresses give way to warmer choices like boots and jackets. With every changing season, new looks pop up and old ones resurface. To help you make the right fall fashion choices, here’s our list of the most wearable fashion trends of the season. Duster Cardigan…

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10 Must-Have Chelsea Boots for Fall


Updated February 3, 2019

It’s no question if you’ll be sporting Chelsea boots this autumn, but more a question of which. The staple that overtook riding boots as the new favorite is not only It Girl-approved by the likes of Alexa Chung and Selena Gomez–but most importantly, it suits every age group. The gender-neutral silhouettes serve as a blank slate for fierce…

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Jumpsuits for Women Over 50: How to Look Stylish


Updated January 26, 2019

Sure, jumpsuits for women may conjure up images of dodgy 80s pop stars, but the all-in-one has come a long way since the era of the ra-ra skirt. The latest offerings are chic and comfortable, and they eliminate the stress of styling separates. Jump on the jumpsuit bandwagon and follow these tips to wear the wardrobe…

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Top Tips For Buying Swimwear Over 50


Updated February 3, 2019

Shopping for your vacation should be fun, right? But so many women dread the idea of buying new swimwear — particularly as they get older. While most of us mere mortals will never resemble Elle Macpherson on the beach, you can make the most of what you have with some savvy shopping. When you are…