Fashion and Lifestyle Blog for women over 50 to help achieve strength, confidence, joy, inspiration, and, of course, head-turning personal style!

Aug 15, 2017

Lisette L Montreal Pants: Great Style, Great Fit for Women Over 50

Over the past 8 years, the comment I read the most on this blog is how difficult it is for women to find pants they love.  I completely agree, but what is so wonderful is that there are great brands now to help us with this problem and LISETTE L MONTREAL is one of the best.
I first met this line while boutique shopping and was immediately impressed with the quality and fit of the pants, so when they contacted me to try a couple of styles I was game! And, I love them...this GRADIENT ANKLE PANT is fun, fits well, and is very cool in summer heat.  You will most likely need to go a size up in these pants for a good fit...remember it is not about the number in the label, it is about the fit.  

This line is high quality and I feel very confident in the pants.  I have another pair to style soon!

THIS PANT is on sale!  Check them out, then......

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Disclaimer:  I was provided product for this post, but the words are my own.

Aug 13, 2017

Fashion Over 50: Summer Sunday Style Sweet Spot with Funky Style

Wow...this sun is really beating down on South Texas now with heat indexes reaching 111 all week...but I do have some friends who are determined to love what they wear despite the oppressive heat.  Meet Susan...a fun, dynamic woman who describes this look as her funky style....
Susan is not afraid to stand out in a room...in fact, prefers it and loves to rock her petite frame with prints and accessories which are bold and confident. She wore this on a day she was to attend an event where she wanted to be noticed and begin to develop some new business contacts.

Susan knows the importance of wearing clothing which fits her body well...fits, but is not too tight.

She also balances her "funky style" meaning she is confident, bold and fun; but not clownish and too over the stop.

She wants to be respected for her intelligence and that is why the balance is necessary.

I would call her style creative and fun, more than funky.  It is a style I love and believes hits the sweet spot.  I have selected some fun garments below for your consideration.

Do you like to wear funky pieces?  How do you keep it balanced?

Thank you so much for dropping by and as always....

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Aug 10, 2017

5 Reasons I Smiled This Week

I know it is obvious...but I try to always look for the silver lining.  I grew up in a negative household and do everything I can to live a more positive life...life's too short not to.  So, in an effort to inspire you to always look for something to smile about, here is what made me smile this week......

1.  THE TREADMILL... For about six weeks, I have stopped for many reasons, getting up early to work on the treadmill...on the days I do not have strength training class.  This week, I started back on the treadmill!!  The results make me smile.

2.  HELPING MY SON...My youngest has finished college and been hired for a wonderful position at a solid, excellent company located near us!  It's been fun to discuss his future apartment and look at decorating and floor plans with him and even to discuss a new work wardrobe. I am so happy for him!

3.  A NOMINATION...As most of you know, I am editor for SAN ANTONIO WOMAN MAGAZINE and we have been nominated for MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR by the San Antonio Fashion Awards for our fashion and beauty section!  I have an amazing fashion editor and art director who share this nomination!

4.  SALE SHOPPING....I stopped in Talbot's just to look over their Red Hangar Sale, and found some incredible pieces for fall and winter! I am so excited and now just need to be patient for the cool breezes to blow!  

5.  NEW WEBSITE ON THE HORIZON...I have seen the specs of my new, re-design for this blog and I am super excited.  It is taking awhile because I have so much to transfer.  We are doing our best not to have any issues with it, but if you notice you do not receive your post updates through email subscription or Bloglovin' then please let me know.  I hope you will see it very soon and appreciate the patience.  But, when I saw it, I smiled very big!!

What is making you smile today?????  Even if it is not the best day, dig deep and look for the little things....I believe there is always something!

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