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Stylist Advice: Can I wear flip-flops in the city?
Oh yes, the “when to wear flip-flops” in place of proper shoes debate continues…
Frankly, the idea of wearing flip-flops as shoes in the city wrecks my nerves. UNLESS, you are heading back from a pedicure as Jessica Alba is caught doing in New York. At a certain age, it is no longer cute or stylish toREAD MORE »
Age-Appropriate Casual Chic for the Silver Hair Set: How To Shop To Master An Ageless Stylish Wardrobe
Sometimes age-appropriate casual chic can be a tough call to shop for… a FocusOnStyle reader shares how to work around it…
Thanks for the article/photos on Susan Sarandon. Any advice for a retired 60 year-old female graphic artist, (60)? I like to be somewhat trendy/edgy while still being age appropriate and doing it on a budget.
I’ve begun a capsule of sorts (turquoise, charcoal and some violet), andREAD MORE »
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Master this style: How to pull off classic man-tailored jacket like Ines de la Fressange’s tuxedo and school boy looks
>> Day Three of the three-part FoS series Ageless, Age-Appropriate French Chic At A Certain Age
Wearing a jacket can get a bit tricky. If you’re busty, you end up looking boxy (wear it open). If the jacket is too conservative, you just added 10 yearsREAD MORE »
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Let’s be frank: There comes a time when fussy becomes unfashionably fatiguing and plain is boringly aging.
>> Day Two of the three-part FoS series Age-Approriate French Chic At A Certain Age
But, pairing a well-cut trench coat and sultry smokey lined eyes, is a time-tested fashion recipe that never spoils!
Take, for instance, French actress and chanteuse Patricia Kaas who understands the understated elegance of a lightweight, well-cut trenchREAD MORE »
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Basic black becomes beautiful black when it’s worn in the right French Chic way…
It’s funny how there are photos of us that almost instantly look dated and others that have timeless perfection. What we are wearing plays a huge part in what sustains looking chic and vital rather than overdone and garish.
Take for instance, the style power and endurance of perennially black clad JulietteREAD MORE »
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When editor Mark Evan Chimsky asked me to write a ‘Master Your Look’ essay for the anthology 65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life (Sellers Publishing), I couldn’t refuse.
Besides having the opportunity to share my senior style tips for a time in your life when coveting the latest it thing is not asREAD MORE »
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What Not To Wear | Spring Fugly Fashion Don’ts
There will probably be someone who doesn’t like this. That’s ok.
I was looking through a spring lookbook for a celebutard turned designer, who will remain nameless, and each outfit pictured was kowtowing to some amped up commercial fashion fad trend, that probably should never have taken off in the first place. But there ya go, a pseudo celebREAD MORE »
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With a new season ahead comes the perfect time to reorganize, reconsider and purge your wardrobe to avoid the pitfalls of inappropriate age dressing and all that can go wrong when one tends to hold on to too much from the past.
That’s not to say one must start fresh each season as its near impossible and highly wasteful, but with that in mind weREAD MORE »
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Faux fur vests are probably one of the hottest fashion trends of the moment. The thing is that they are also rather tricky to wear. If you are not careful, you could look like a wild hairy beast that took over the mall.
Not to mention that fur vests are not the most practical way to stay warm on anything other than a mild day.
Let’s getREAD MORE »
Dear Sharon: I’m getting exhausted from trying to figure out what to wear to holiday parties as this season progresses. I still have a few more fetes left- some are casual, some are kind of dressy. What in tarnation can I wear without having to buy something new each and every time I have to show my face at a party?
I’ve been working aREAD MORE »