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Warm and Stylish Faux Fur Coats and Accessories

Plush, stylish faux fur coats and accessories add some pizzaz to a cold-weather wardrobe. This season we are seeing chic faux fur jackets in fresh silhouettes, including bomber and shacket styles. Whether you like fun bright colors or easy-to-wear neutrals, there is a faux fur coat for you! From budget-friendly Target finds to trendy ones from Anthropologie and Free People, I have found a great selection for you to browse....
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This Thanksgiving Is Different!

Thanksgiving will be like no other because of last Thanksgiving. This year many of us dare to gather but we cannot forget what we lived through just one Thanksgiving ago. And that remembrance makes this Thanksgiving all the more special. Most of us are going to gather despite the rising rates of Covid, because it's time for us to be together again. We are ready to celebrate and be hopeful. The simple act of gathering has taken on new meaning. The gathering is the grand prize of this Thanksgiving....
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Protect Your Skin in Style: A Convo With Kay Unger and Lynn Obrien Of Line In The Sand: Bundled Gift Discounts

A fashion company founded by Two BA5O's who are both cancer survivors, who manufacture their products in the garment district in New York City, with products made from sustainable materials (like plastics found on the beach), with profits going to the oceans and cancer. I mean every thread of this company has been thought out and has purpose! You will definitely be inspired by this conversation with designer Kay Unger and Lynn Obrien and if you plan on going in the sun in the near future -- you will definitely want to wear these second skin fabrics that protect you from the sun. Every element of these designs are created with the woman over 50 in mind. They are attractive, useful and allow us to be free doing what we love while protecting our skin. Be sure to shop the 20 percent off bundled product offerings and their  post Thanksgiving weekend holiday sale. Let us know what you think on Instagram....

Gifts For All The Women We Love

Gift-giving season is here! Whether you are buying for your bestie, mother, daughter or sister, we have you covered! Need a thoughtful gift for your daughter-in-law, sister-in-law or mother-in-law? No need to scour websites trying to find the ideal gift since we have done the research for you. With shipping delays and inventory shortages expected, now is the time to start your holiday shopping if you haven't already! Below are our favorite gift pics for all the women we love and want to show our affection to this season....

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Tattoos: Never Say Never, Even After 60

I grew up in a world that was divided into two kinds of people: those who had tattoos and those who were afraid of people with tattoos. In the movies, prisoners and gang members, carnival workers and criminals had them. They marked reckless, defiant outsiders…tribal members with a shady moral compass.  Nazis tattooed people. End of story. Then in the 70s, the stigma dimmed a bit. Fashionable, creative, adventurous celebrities like Cher, Peter Fonda and Janis Joplin displayed their ink. The chests and arms of those “in the service” in Viet Nam showed their proud affiliation. For the first time, although far from my thing, I saw tattoos as an indicator of something relevant to a person’s individual story, a canvas of their experiences....
Thanksgiving dinner

This Thanksgiving Is Different!

Thanksgiving will be like no other because of last Thanksgiving. This year many of us dare to gather but we cannot forget what we lived through just one Thanksgiving ago. And that remembrance makes this Thanksgiving all the more special. Most of us are going to gather despite the rising rates of Covid, because it's time for us to be together again. We are ready to celebrate and be hopeful. The simple act of gathering has taken on new meaning. The gathering is the grand prize of this Thanksgiving....

Featured on Fashion Friday

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Self Acceptance and My Bathing Suit

I thought age and maturity would show up on some designated day, not that it would sneak in like a single mouse right before the massive infestation. Gray hair runs in my family, so that wasn't a surprise. The freckles on my hands were a surprise, the extra skin on my arms, whoa. Suddenly instead of the snotty idiot judgmental teenager horrified at those Ladies at the pool (who seemingly didn't care about their wobbly arms and jiggly thighs), I WAS that lady at the pool....
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Warm and Stylish Faux Fur Coats and Accessories

Plush, stylish faux fur coats and accessories add some pizzaz to a cold-weather wardrobe. This season we are seeing chic faux fur jackets in fresh silhouettes, including bomber and shacket styles. Whether you like fun bright colors or easy-to-wear neutrals, there is a faux fur coat for you! From budget-friendly Target finds to trendy ones from Anthropologie and Free People, I have found a great selection for you to browse....