Why Style Matters More After 40: An over-40 style blogger explains

I’m often asked why I blog about style even though I’m over 40 years old. The question is meant kindly, but the implication is clear: Do people really care what a woman wears if she isn’t 20-something, hot, famous, or all of the above? The answer is “yes” and here’s why. Popular culture, the beauty

Opposites Attract: A Striped, Summer Dress and Motorcycle Boots

I love the tomboy feel of a feminine skirt over tough-girl boots. For this look, I paired my tried-and-true motorcycle boots and suede, cropped motorcycle jacket with a nautical-striped dress and plain white tee-shirt for a playful ensemble of opposites. What I’m wearing: Dress is by Charlie Jade and old, but this dress and this dress have a

Holiday Hair and Makeup Tutorial: Get A Professional, Festive Look at Home

Just in time for your holiday festivities, I’m sharing my holiday hair and makeup tutorial to help you get the look of a professional blow out and makeup application at home in your own bathroom.   Last week, I had a rare and special occasion to attend the movie premiere for “The Tribes of Palos

From Trash to Class: How to Shop at Forever 21 and Still Dress Like a Lady

Today’s critical question: Can a grown woman shop at Forever 21 and still dress like a lady? There comes a time in a woman’s life when she wants to begin dressing like a grown up; a Real Woman, a Classy Lady, a mom who has her shit together and is still sexy. She values the

Pink and Burgundy: Pink Pleated Skirt + Burgundy Tee + Blonde Faux Fur Outfit

With the holidays and holiday party season right around the corner, my eyes are craving clothes in rich, festive colors, like this cheery and touchable pleated velvet skirt. Since the skirt is brightly colored, I paired it with a complimentary, darker shade of Burgundy, a blonde faux fur coat, and neutral-colored shoes. As I mentioned