What to Wear Over 40–Luncheon with Your BFF

The scene:  A ladies who lunch affair at a chic restaurant or at the club to celebrate you best friend’s birthday

The look:  A bourgeoisie combination of a frilly Milly top and white pencil skirt finished with prim and proper accoutrement (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–Summerfest or Fair

The scene:  A summer afternoon spent listening to great music and eating great food

The look:  Stay cool while looking great in this edgy sundress from No. 6. Keep the accessories pared down but add a splash of color at the ear (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–Pizza and a Movie

The scene:  A hot, lazy Sunday afternoon–best to stay out of the kitchen and enjoy a cool, dark movie theater

The look:  Put together a grown-up version of a T-shirt, jeans and flip flops…a gray heather draped knit top, white cropped jeans, suede thongs and funky jewelry (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–Summer Casual Dinner

The scene:  A last minute dinner at an outdoor bistro on a steamy summer’s night

The look:  You’ll be out the door in 10 minutes flat–throw on a cool, chic black knit dress and some sandals, then make it distinctive by filling the neckline with turquoise and adding a gold cuff (Click on pictures for more [...]

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What to Wear Over 40–Fourth of July BBQ

The scene:  A backyard barbecue or cocktail party on a hot summer’s evening

The look:  Be happy in this bright Nanette Lepore dress, add pretty low heeled sandals and simple jewelry (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–The Full Skirt Trend

The question:  Can a woman of a certain age wear the fresh, new full skirt silhouette without looking like she shopped in the Junior’s Department?

The answer:  Yes, with a few caveats…

the skirt has to be the right length, not too short, not too long, this just above the knee length is a good choice
the skirt [...]

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What to Wear Over 40–Casual Friday or Casual Office

The scene:  A summer day at the office when the dress code is casual but you still want to look pulled together

The outfit:  Wear denim, but this time in a pencil skirt with a crisp shirt and a summery espadrille. Finish with turquoise accents (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–Summer in the Office

The scene:  A summer day at the office

The look:  Gray and white looks cool and chic; pair a surprisingly flattering Banana Republic shirred linen skirt with a very fitted top (a Velvet bodysuit!). Add  strappy wedges and keep the jewelry simple with sculptural shapes (Click on pictures for more information)

Hint:  Yes, you can wear this [...]

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What to Wear Over 40–Summer Wedding

The scene:  An afternoon outdoor summer wedding

The look:  Erin Fetherston designed the perfect summer wedding dress–sophisticated, ladylike and floaty–add delicate silver accessories to complete the look (Click on pictures for more information)

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What to Wear Over 40–Alternative to Shorts

The scene:  A hot summer day and cool comfort is utmost, but you don’t like wearing shorts

The look:  Light weight pants and a breezy sleeveless top are a cool alternative to shorts. Pair J. Crew elastic waist pants with a cool Rag & Bone tank (wear a white knit tank underneath for coverage and depth), [...]

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