Fashion Over 50

Fashion for women over 50! The best and worst of fashion, what to wear after 50, what not to wear after 50. We’ve got the scoop on fashion over 50, some tongue in cheek humor, and more for fashion conscious women at midlife.

Stylish Matching Sweatsuits for Every Body

If you haven't already, it might be time to retire some of your seen-better-days baggy sweatpants and stretched out hoodies to make shelf space for today's stylish matching sweatsuits. Made of innovative fabrics and available in so many color options, this new crop of sweats are lighter, softer, and more breathable than our old standbys. Here are my edited selections of sweatsuits to suit all styles and budgets....
Birkenstock Arizona Genuine Shearling Slide Sandal $149.95

Cheery Slippers to Slip your Feet into at Home

With most of us spending way more time at home these days, it's no wonder that shoe retailers have released lots of fashionable new slipper styles to wet our appetites. Many include plush fabrics like real or faux shearling which make us feel like we are walking on a cloud. Here are my pics for fun, fashionable slippers to add some cheer to your days and nights....

Sherpa Jackets and Vests to Keep you Warm and Cozy

Retailers are offering warm sherpa jackets and vests this fall in updated styles, including cropped, oversized and full-length varieties, all of which will be great to layer over your favorite looks. While sherpas are traditionally thought of as being very sporty, some of the latest offerings, especially those in sophisticated colors like camel and cream or in animal print, can be dressed up a bit....
BLANKNYC Nightingale Faux Leather Blazer $98

Better than Pleather: Fabulous Faux Leather Clothing and Accessories

Faux leather has come a long way from the uncomfortable "pleather" we all knew in the '90s. With technological innovations, today's faux leather often has a luxurious feel and more closely resembles the real thing. In recent years, as many fashion designers have committed to becoming more sustainable, faux leather has shed its bad reputation and become more desirable....

Figure Flattering Boyfriend Blazers Starting at $30

The boyfriend blazer is a wardrobe staple for A-listers, influencers, and fashionable ladies in-the-know and deserves a place in your closet.  Unstructured and oversized, boyfriend blazers are far less restrictive than traditional styles yet still designed to flatter your figure. I have rounded up the best of these bad-boys in all price points, including a $30 find from Scoop at Walmart and linen blends on deep discount right now at Everlane. ...
Mango Chunky Knit Cardigan $129.99

Neutral Outfits Mix and Match: Chic Pieces Under $150 for BA50’s

I am highlighting the retailer Mango for this article...I discovered them on a trip to London. It's well known in the fashion world that wearing neutrals head-to-toe looks sleek and chic. Most of us are aware that an all-black or grey ensemble looks refined and sophisticated, but many of us rarely think to create a head-to-toe look in other neutrals like camel, off-white, khaki, olive green, or chocolate brown. You are going to love these picks....
JCrew Slip Skirt $46.80

On Trend: Stylish Outfits with Comfy Slip Skirts

Slip skirts are flattering on all body types, with the ideal length being the narrowest part of your calf. Wearing a loose fitting sweater over a slip skirt is a winning combination if you are a bit thick through the middle. Tucking in a knit top will accentuate a waistline. If you are petite, try pairing one with a cropped sweater or knotted-at-the-waist tee which will help to elongate your figure....
Bags

Less Germs, More Style: Crossbody and Fanny Packs for BA50’s

Hands- freed bags are popular now. Many of us do not want to set our purse down in grocery carts, on dining tables or on a friend's patio. The "it bag" is a small but stylish bag we can carry hands-free that will fit our essentials, including our mask, hand sanitizer and maybe a few Chlorox wipes. Check these fanny packs and cross body bags out....