Styles older women

Styles older women You can look great and feel great about how you look at any age. Each season designers come out with a new of colors and designs. But most of their models are under 35 and few, if any, of the styles are suitable to those of us with more mature bodies. So, what are we to do?

First, we can use these shows, a number of which can be viewed online, to learn the latest colors of the season. No, we are not going to buy a whole new wardrobe to keep up with the latest colors but if you want to show that you are fashion savvy and want to present an air of being fashionable, you can plan to pick up a some accessories to add to your seasonal wardrobe.

But what of your own dress. How do you find your 'look'? More and more women are discovering their Ageless Aging Style older women. You can too. Here are some tips:

Personal style

Fashion tips for great Styles older women: The greatest fashion gift of your older age is being clear about who you are. Teens need to follow the latest fashion trends because they do not have a clear sense of who they are. ( Remember when you just HAD TO HAVE the latest?) By now you know who you are. Use this to your advantage. The most stylish women all have a basic style. They do not change that basic look each season. Getting clear about your look is you key to Styles older women.

NOTE: There is no reason for you to spend thousands of dollars on a 'style consultant'. All you have to do is think about who you are. What matters to you, how do you define yourself?

Here are the 5 major clothing styles. Read them all and then go back and CHOOSE the one that 'fits' you best. Keep it in mind every time you think about clothes. You want to use this personal style every time you shop for something new.

  • Classic or Executive style. If your style is CLASSIC, you want your clothes to fit very well, to be smooth and elegant. YOU like simple lines, no flounces. You prefer solid colors. Your jewelry is never flamboyant. Instead you like pearls and/or understated earrings. Your hair cut is classic too. No wispy or long curls. Condolezza Rice has a Classic style. Look at her. Is this your style? Condoleeza Rice, classic style
  • The Natural look If your style is the Natural look you prefer a relaxed fit and ease of movement. Imagine for a moment seeing a woman in a tweed skirt and a solid colored blouse striding across the lawn or down a hall. If the Natural Look is your style You like to layer. You find leather accessories quite nice. Think of Julia Roberts and Katherine Hepburn . Both are clear examples of the Natural Look.
  • Romantic type Forget jeans or khaki shorts. If your style is the Romantic Type you prefer looking feminine ALL the time. You love color and prints in your Styles older women. You spend time dressing. Baubles and shoes -goodness you love shoes! Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe typify romantic style dressing. (I include Sophia Lauren just to show that Fashion after 40 is more than possible. At age 76 Sophia remains a stunning Romantic type dresser.
  • The Dramatic style of dressing is bold and sophisticated.
  • You walk in room and EVERYONE notices. "Knock 'em dead style' Strong colors, solids - no prints. Contrast.

    One of the most persistent Dramatic style figures is Cher but there are others. Carmen Dell'Ofericce, a still sought after as a fashion model at age 80 is a good example of Dramatic style. Many of the photos on this link were taken after she turned 75! Click on Styles older women: Carmen Dell'Ofericce

O.K - what is your basic style?

What is your basic style? If you are not sure, take everything out of your closet and pick out your favorite outfits. Lay them out on the bed. Review the four basic styles listed above and figure out which is yours.

From now on ALWAYS shop within your personal style. ALWAYS dress according to your style. This is important. Whether you are going out to dinner or just to the supermarket you want to wear and remain true to your style. It is your fashion signature and having a consistent personal style is THE key to looking great no matter what your age. This is the key to great Styles older women.

Oh and those dresses or suits in your closet that do not fit your style? Please give them away or bring them to the second hand shop. Some woman will want them. But they do nothing for you. They interfere with who you are and your 'personal look'.

Keep to your own style and you will be one of the more stylish women in your set.

End of article about: Styles older women. Updated May 2012.

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