You know your mind, you’ve figured out what works for you, and it’s finally time to put yourself first — whether that means focusing on your career, your hobbies, or learning something entirely new. These are the key items of your 50+ wardrobe.
Dark denim, mid-rise, boot-cut jeans
Find your pair of great blue jeans and keep them forever. My advice si not to wear them 24/7, even if they are super comfortable and nice on you. Denim is a great choice, but most of the time is the choice you make without using your fantasy and pulling from your closet the first thing you find: denim. Try something more, or just upgrade it with a stylish blouse and high heels.
A good fit is everything and even if your body is not perfect, you can find the right pair of pants. The cut of the pants is crucial and the length must be exact. Take your shoes to the store to get a perfect fit. Never buy something, which is too tight or too short, because you will not feel comfortable. Sometimes we have this idea of being young forever, but the fact is that we really don’t want to wear that pair of super skinny jeans, if we don’t feel ok. Listen to you instinct and never forget about the mirror!
Black pencil skirt
It’s a super classic and you have to own it. Simple but elegant, comfy but chic, the black pencil skirt is a piece that you can wear all day long, in the office, but also for a nice evening. Pair with heels, a white blouse, a nice cardigan, bold jewelry and you will perfect.
Black fitted jacket
Black is most versatile, but consider navy and cream, too. Wear it with jeans, skirts, dresses, pants — everything. Always find the right length and never buy a too short piece. What is crucial is to find the righ material, which has to be soft and nice to just fall along the body.
Cardigans and knitwear
These are a year-round fashion accessory and the best way to cover up arms that are less than toned. Look for long and three-quarter-length sleeves that hit you at or above the hip. Longer cardigans are great with straight-leg jeans or pants, but not with skirts. Their season is coming: fall will bring a lot of amazing knitwear, so you can start to play with shapes and colours.
Get them in white, black and cream to wear under the cardigans, jackets, blouses and sweaters. They are a must have and feel free to play with some soft lace and choose pastels, if you like them.
Midi is always a good choice. The only rule is to wear it with heels, but if you are very tall and thin, you can opt also for ballerinas. Othewise it is fine to wear the midi length with some heels. Combine the dress with a leather jacket, so will be less romantic, or wear it with a long cardigan, so it will be more cosy. Never forget about the wrap dresses, especially those with long or three-quarter-length sleeves — knot the belt on the side, never in front, and do not tie it in a bow!
Free your neckline
Swap the deep plunge in favor of a universally flattering boatneck. Your collarbone is a powerhouse feature worth showing off, and as an added bonus, this style has an elongating effect on the neck. A good rule of thumb is to play up places you dab perfume, like your wrists, forearms, and collar.
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