It’s almost summer, you all (six more school days for us! hooray!) and it’s already crazy hot here, which means I’ve totally started overthinking how to dress up my warm weather wardrobe. The easy answer: Accessories. Basic tee + pretty shorts + statement necklace/bag/scarf = grown up summer style. So easy.
But you know what would really be fun? If we could all get together and try on accessories and talk about how to tie a scarf and how to layer bracelets and which size bag works best for what size body. Wouldn’t that be awesome? Let’s do that, you all. For reals.
(I’m dying for that blue and green necklace, up in the corner. And the bag. And the scarf, too, now that I think about it.)
Have questions about styling your accessories? Ask away! Can’t make it in person? Join the virtual party at the Stella & Dot website! But if you’re around next week, I would love to see you there.
Show of hands: How many of you are 40? 40-ish? 40-something? 39 and holding? I thought so.
I’m turning 45 in a few weeks (cupcakes for all!) and I’ve been thinking a lot about what the rules are for style after 40. Should I still be wearing shorts? A bikini? Hot pink?
Fashion is so confusing. Especially when you’re not the target demographic for most fashion editorials but still want to look fabulous. Because who doesn’t want to look fabulous?
I do. And I assume you do, too. Right?
So what are the rules for women over 40?
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I avoided prints for years, largely because I was convinced that print pieces had to be worn with solids, always, which meant that anything with a print had limited value in my closet.
I was so wrong.
I love the look of mixed prints; it’s quirky and fun. But there’s a fine line between crazy print lady and sophisticated hipster. Let’s talk about how to mix prints without looking like a wallpaper sample book. Continue reading