Stylish dressing is something that is relevant to any age group but especially so when you get into your forties. When we are younger we are still developing our own sense of style, what we like, what suits us, following high fashion and dressing to reflect our own
personal tastes, whatever they may be. After a certain age however dressing starts to develop more into our own personal sense of style. We stop worrying about what is in Fashion and instead start focusing on what suits us and what works for our own lifestyles. In
short we start to become more stylish. Stylish dressing is not about following fashion and wearing all the latest looks it is more about dressing to reflect who you are and your own confidence in how you look and how you want others to see you. There are certain tips
to follow to achieve the stylish look and we are going to take a look at 3 of them below.
Stylish Dressing for the Over 40’s – 3 Top Tips
1. Dress for your body shape and colouring. The most important thing when dressing stylishly is to make sure that you are dressing for your body shape and colouring, basically make sure you are dressing for you. You might see something that you love but it doesn’t
mean to say that you should wear it. If you want to look stylish then you need to make sure that the clothes you wear flatter your body shape and your skin tone and colouring. Badly fitted clothes will not look stylish at all. You don’t need to spend a fortune on clothes just
make sure the fit is good and you highlight your best features and you are part way there to stylish dressing.
2. Take inspiration from others. Throughout recent history there have always been some people who have been regarded as real fashion icons. Not because they followed all the latest fashion trends but because their stylish look has always kept them current. You
only need to think of such people as Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly to have images of incredibly stylish people coming to mind. The outfits they wore reflected their own unique sense of style and not just the Fashion of the day, so much so that many of their iconic
looks can still be worn today and still look just as good. This is true style, looks that don’t date and that always look good.
3. Accept your age and then dress for it. One thing about dressing for the over forties is to make sure that you don’t fall into the trap of trying to dress young to look young this will never work. Instead you have to dress for how your body is now and how you look now.
Ok so you might not have the figure now that you did at 25 but you will still have some strong points to highlight. You need to play up to your strengths. If you still have really great legs then wear shorter skirts or dresses just remember to cover up a little bit more on
the top. If you have a thicker middle than before wear clothes that will give you shape. There are many tricks that can be used to keep you looking younger whilst still looking stylish.
Stylish Dressing for the Over 40’s – 3 Top Tips – Final Words
Stylish dressing is something that develops over time. One thing that is great about getting into your forties is by then you have normally made all of your fashion mishaps and have developed your sense of style and know what works for you. Now is a really great
time to be in your forties. The Fashion world has woken up to the fact that this is an age were people want to and do look fabulous and it is a time when people have never been as stylish.
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