How to Dress with Ageless Style: The Mature Woman's Guide to Fashion

What's New for Spring 2014?

Spring 2014 revives and updates the fun and feminine styles of the Fifties and Sixties.

You will see every legnth of skirt from the super-mini to the ladylike knee-length to full-skirted tea-length numbers in fabulous print.

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The emphasis on elemental black and white continues strong. New elements are black-and-white checkerboard and abstract patterns that evoke the Op Art and Mod Styles of the Sixties.

White slacks are a must this year. Styles are wide-legged and slouchy and so easy to wear.

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Jackets, too, are easing away from the close-fitting moto styles to boxier versions.

Luscious Pale Colors Are Yummy

The luscious ice cream neutrals, predominant this winter, are supplemented with equally yummy pastels and sherbert shades.

Look for clear, bright, classics spring colors. The neon shades of past springs are less in evidence -- but there is always room for variety in today's eclectic fashion world.

Irridescent Fabrics Are Making A Comeback, Too

Holographic fabrics -- what we used to call irridescent -- are coming into vogue again. They make a great scarf, because the natural drape and movement of this accessory makes the most of the material's shimmering colors.

We Can Dress with Style At Every Age

Women's clothing styles are more diverse and accepting of individual preferences than ever. No longer does a narrow group of top designers dictate how to dress.

Look past the young models' svelte bodies; you will find an increasing selection of fashions fit for the Older Goddess.

The lament, "There aren't any nice clothes for older women," is as out-of-date as the phone booth.

What's Your Fashion Archetype?

Knowing your personal style can help you to create a pulled-together wardrobe. Take the fashion archetype quiz to find out your personal style.

Fashion After 50 will show you how to pull together a look that's flattering, fits your lifestyle and budget. You belong here if:

  • You don't have the time or the desire to shop endlessly for clothes for older women. I've selected every retailer on this site for the range of sizes offered, comfort and style.

  • You're not sure how to dress so fashions advertised on thin, beautiful bodies and young faces will look good on you. Fashion After 50 includes suggestions about styles that will flatter certain body types and wardrobe suggestions.

  • You never see fashion advice for women that adapts contemporary styles to your needs. You're in the right place now.

Ageless fashion advice for women starts when we recognize our inner goddess -- the timeless spirit that illuminates each of us.

Here is an introduction to five principles for expressing your beautiful inner light.

Fashion After 50 celebrates how we make clothes look good on you because your wisdom, laughter, and creativity show you how to dress your fashion archetypes. No younger woman can bring that full-bodied, rich reservoir of inner savvy to life like you can. It's time to feel good about the skin you're in.

Fashion Over 50 weaves together a tapestry of archetypal imagination, contemporary fashion and frugal creativity to show how to dress your age and celebrate the best that is in you with artful clothes for older women.

Fashion -- Function -- Fun

Style remains the eclectic grabbag it has been for some time. That makes it easy to maximize your wardrobe and spend fashion dollars on real value.

A recession is a great time to go shopping in your closet and sharpen your basic wardrobe planning skills.

If you're not sure how to put a look together, you'll find some sample wardrobes. One shows how to dress professionally for one week for less than $200.

When money is short, now is the time to invest in wardrobe items with maximum versatility.

A white blouse is a wardrobe must and may worn with just about everything. It's one clothing purchase every woman needs, even when times gets hard and budget shrink.

A jacket is another wardrobe work horse. Whether you want an elegant jacket for lunch out or work, or a one-of-a-kind bohemian shawl jacket, there is something that will fit your style, your figure, and your wallet.

Find out what's new in the trends area, do some wardrobe planning, go shopping, pick up some gifts, spend a few moments on self-care, and explore our resources and link partners.

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