What does dressing affordably have to do with style and a changing body when you hit 55+?

The fourth A of our blog series on the 4 A’s of Dressing is Affordable. What does it mean to dress affordably? Simply it means:  Looking like you’re not uncomfortable, you’re in charge and having fun with fashion, whatever your budget.  This week even though our topic is Affordable dressing, let’s talk about the dreaded “B” word.  What is your…

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What does dressing attractively have to do with style and a changing body when you’ve hit 55+?

As we continue our series on the 4 A’s of Dress, the third A is Attractive. What does it mean to dress attractively? Simply it means: Looking at you is a pleasant experience, nothing about your appearance is disturbing.* As we age, we may not be able to control what the aging process does to our bodies, but we can…

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What does dressing appropriately have to do with style and a changing body when you’ve hit 55+?

The second A of the 4 A’s of Dressing* is Appropriate.  The definition of dressing appropriately is “Looking like you belong like you know what you’re doing; nothing about your appearance is distracting” * The lady in the lab coat is dressed appropriately for her role as a female doctor. How have you dressed appropriately for the occasions in…

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What does authenticity have to do with style and a changing body when you’ve hit 55+?

Are you true to yourself? Being true to yourself is one of the definitions of Authenticity. This was recently one of the topics of the Association of Image Consultants International conference session. One of the speakers gave permission to the attendees to not do something, that they didn’t like doing. When the presenter permitted the attendees to not do…

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How to Camouflage a Rounded Back (and other body changes when you hit 55+)

We have all been there! It would be nice if your body never changed so that your clothes would fit from year to year. Even with or without the extra weight you may have put on during the lockdown due to Covid, your body is constantly changing shape. Although it may seem like the changes occurred overnight, they have…

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