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Bell bottoms and accessories

5 Chic and Flattering Outfits with Trendy Bellbottoms

Remember the bellbottoms we wore in the 70's? They are BACK in a big way and there are so many fun ways to style them! This retro-inspired aesthetic was seen on many recent runways and looks great on us BA50's as long as we don't dress head-to-toe like a 60's hippie! Flares elongate our silhouette so they are flattering and easy to wear. Read on for 5 fashionable outfits that all start with a great pair of bellbottoms. ...
High Waisted Straight or Relaxed

Tips for Buying and Styling Denim for Petite BA50’s

We all know how important a great fitting pair of denim is, but for many of us, the struggle to find the "perfect" pair is real. With more relaxed styles now on trend, many of us BA50's want a jean refresh, but aren't sure where to start. And when you are 5'4" or shorter like me, you may have even more difficulties finding denim that fits properly. If you are tired of buying denim online and having to return it since the style doesn't look anything like it did on the fit model, I'm here to help....

Make Your Closet Casual Again: How To Feel Fashionable When Stuck at Home!

rom breezy button downs to timeless sweaters, its officially time to wind down with our casual styles as they are simply fabulous without trying too hard. We love these chic essentials to be the statement making basics of your fall wardrobe. Easy to thrown on, easy to style, and looks that you'll never get tired of. What more could you ask for? Here are the top wardrobe essentials to make your fall style casual yet cool! Shop our picks here. ...
Purse

Stylish and Practical Travel Companions for your Next Vacation

Are you traveling to a warm-weather destination this winter? Or maybe you have a trip planned to visit family? If so, a new fashionable but also practical carry-on bag or piece of luggage might be in order. From totes that have luggage sleeves (no more stress on the neck and back!) to hands-free bags and stylish puffer jackets that easily pack away when not in use, we have lots of great ideas to help make your next trip even more fun. Read on for my top pics!...

How To Make Basic Blacks, Browns, & Whites Fashionable this Season: 5 Trendy Looks to Try!

What we love most about basic blacks, browns, & whites? The ability to endlessly layer and accessorize your look with no fear of mismatching colors or clashing! Continue reading below to learn how to effortlessly make basic blacks, browns, & whites look interesting and fashionable like never before for the winter season ahead! ...

A Gift For Every Type of Girlfriend: All Under $100!

Gifting your girlfriend after the Holidays may feel like the biggest challenge! Whether your girlfriend already likes to shop for herself or seems to have received everything on her wishlist for the holidays, it may feel intimidating to give her something she'll love. But have no fear! Because we have compiled a list of gifts under $100 that are unique and fitting to every type of woman! Whether she loves to workout and is in need of new workout gear or loves to spend her pass time puzzling, we have included one of a kind selections that show thought and consideration in your gifting process. Here are the best gifts for every type of girlfriend - all under $100! Shop our selections here! ...

European Trend Report: Hip Blouses in Sophisticated Prints

One of my favorite 40+ fashion bloggers, Erin Busbee (www.busbeestyle.com), recently did a video on what is trending in Europe right now. The trend that caught my eye is sophisticated, beautiful patterned blouses in paisleys, geometrics and florals. Whether your style is bohemian, classic, modern or preppy, there are printed blouses that would work well in your wardrobe....
Blazers

Trending: Feminine Flowy Blouses With Oversized Blazers

Pairing a loose-fitting blazer over a feminine blouse can help to make us BA50's look and feel more chic and confident. Next time you are trying to decide what to wear, whether you are attending a holiday gathering, going to the theatre, or meeting friends for lunch or dinner, consider trying this winning outfit combination which is flattering on everyone. ...