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Fashion over 50. Inspiration and tips on how to dress well over 50. How to adapt current trends, shop your closet and use accessories to update an outfit.

The power of colours that flatter

The power of colours that …

Firstly I would like to thank those of you who joined the conversation in my previous post “shall we wear purple?” Not all of us agree about liking and wearing a certain colour and that is fine. We are all…

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Shall we wear purple?

Shall we wear purple?

Purple is a colour that can polarise opinion. Do you love it or hate it? A quote from the wonderful poem by Jenny Joseph. “When I am an old woman I shall wear purpleWith a red hat which doesn’t go,…

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Sporty l​oo​k for casual daywear

Sporty l​oo​k for …

Have you noticed that sports clothes have come out of the closet and are not solely being worn in the gym? The word athleisure wear has been created, by whom and when I am not sure. Wikipedia describes it “Athleisure is…

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Dressing down a formal coat – shop your wardrobe

Dressing down a formal coat – …

A classic good quality coat never goes out of fashion. I have owned this cool brown Max Mara coat since the mid-90s. I remember buying it in the sale in their boutique in Richmond, Surrey. It seemed incredibly expensive at…

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Inbetween seasonal additions to your wardrobe

Inbetween seasonal additions to your …

I think we are all getting a bit bored with our winter clothes, I know I am. Yet it is still cold here in London and Spring has definitely not sprung yet. One of the most useful items in my…

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