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Top Ten Spring Sweaters in Cheery Pastels

This season, pastels are popping up on every retailer's website. Whether you gravitate towards pinks, lavenders, yellows or blues, I have found a spring sweater that will add a bounce to your step. Most are in natural fabrics like cotton and wool that breathe well and hold up season after season. All look fantastic worn with faded denim for that cool, chic vibe us BA50's love. See my Top Ten below....
Lisa Poulson

Surprised by the Joy of White Hair

n the middle of 2020’s pandemic lockdown, everybody’s hair looked terrible and there was nothing anyone could do about it. We all had roots. Scowling at myself in the mirror one night, an idea sparked. What if I stopped coloring my hair? At 57, wasn’t that OK? On September 4, 2020, the first day salons could legally open in Alameda County, I walked into my colorist’s tiny new salon, a converted shipping container in Oakland, filled with anticipation and relief. I could not wait to see how I might emerge....
Workout clothes

Slimming Work Out Clothes for Women Over 50

Finding attractive workout clothes that fit and flatter can become more challenging for women over 50. Many of us do not want to wear skin tight tops which show every lump and bump, and we want bottoms that don't show our imperfections or have waistbands that slip down while we exercise. If you haven't updated your workout wear in a while, you may want to consider some of my stylish and practical selections below. ...
Blouson Scarf Blouse $128

Flaunt Yellow Like Jamie Lee Curtis At Golden Globes

If you watched the Golden Globes on Sunday, you may have seen Jamie Lee Curtis and Dan Levy from Schitt's Creek, along with several others, wearing yellow. This happy on-trend color, which comes in many shades, from pale to golden, reminds us of the sun and warmer days ahead. Read on for my top pics of everything yellow that might spark some needed joy right now!...
Hudson Sling Bag $78

Modern Hands-Free Bags: Carry Your Essentials in Style

With our lifestyles being very different these days, many women are opting to carry a practical hands-free bag in place of a traditional larger handbag. Whether it be a sling bag, backpack, belt bag or crossbody, there is a fashionable bag to suit your needs. Offered in soft pastels for spring, year-round metallics with a bit of bling, or with studded or chain details, these easy-to-wear bags feel fresh and fun....