Fashion in Your 50s – How you can Stay Sophisticated

As you make your way past your forties and into your fifties, you may feel the need to do a wardrobe overhaul. Clothing that would have looked great in your thirties no longer holds the same magical qualities. Many women fear that becoming fifty means getting rid of fashion and fun for some elastic pants and bulky sweaters. Don’t surrender your fashion sense yet. You can still look great and age appropriate with these tips.

Use Caution with Trends and Fads:

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The super trendy clothes are often best saved for “twenty somethings” who are still experimenting with their style. Women in their fifties, who aren’t quite ready to surrender their fashion sense yet (And you shouldn’t be!), often make the mistake of assuming dressing young will keep you looking young. In actuality, shopping in the juniors department well into your fifties can work against your age.

Fashion in Your 50s – How you can Stay Sophisticated

Buy Clothes that Fit:

Many women in their fifties make the mistake of trying to cover up their body. Your body is a testament to the path you’ve traveled for forty or fifty years, the last thing you want to do is wear over sized and frumpy clothes.

Accessorize with Awareness:

Accessories offer a great way to add a little trend to your wardrobe without looking like your trying to look like you shop in the juniors department. They also have the ability to draw attention from areas that you find less than desirable.

Be Skin Savvy:

Unfortunately, the amount of skin that is acceptable to show decreases as your age increases. In your forties and fifties, it’s no longer appropriate to wear shirt that show extreme amounts of cleavage or miniskirts that leave little to be imagined. Even if you have the perfect body, there is just a societal agreement that seems to say that the more mature you are the more sophisticated your expected to be.

Fashion in Your 50s – How you can Stay Sophisticated

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