BLOGGER CONFESSIONS

Hello my readers,

In my first post this year after taking a little blogging break, I told you that I had not thought much about fashion for several weeks. I have been doing better, but it has been hard to get back in the groove. I did have to dress every day (and night) at the conference we recently attended. It was nice to have everything planned out ahead of time, so everything I needed was in my suitcase and I didn’t have a lot of decisions to make.

I am happy to be home and back to my routine. Confession: my normal routine does not include wearing “outfits” every day.  I have gotten (somewhat) better about dressing to do errands and shopping, but in a normal week, I actually wear outfits about 4 or 5 times. My hat is off to all of you who get dressed and go to work every day. I would probably just wear black pants and a top most days! 😉

I do love putting outfits together, so I will continue to do that. Just remember that you get the good with the bad. Some are better than others.

Here is something that I wore about a week ago. Don’t really love it, but it was fine to wear one time:

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As always, I hope that you can benefit from my experiments, and that you are inspired to try stuff. You would be surprised what you can put together from clothes you already have, if you just start trying things on and experimenting. And as I always say, TAKE PICTURES to see what actually works.

I have a couple of trips coming up,  🙂 so you will be hearing about those soon. You know how compulsive I am about packing!

If you would like to see pictures of most of the outfits I have put together, click on the page for the category you would like to see. On a mobile device, click menu to access the pages. To comment from a phone or mobile device, scroll to the bottom of the post, and click on comments on the far right.You can also follow me on Instagram@over50under20.  And if you don’t want to miss any of my posts, don’t forget to subscribe!

 

GRAY DAYS 2

As promised, back with a little more black and gray. Before I got to this:

I started with these:

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I like this simple sweater for everyday wear:

So I used it in a casual, comfortable, warm outfit. Great for “running-around days” if the weather is chilly.

To conclude my “Gray Days” series, here is a recap of the outfits I tried on, and the outfits I decided were keepers. What do you think?

The NO’S:

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The MAYBES:

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The KEEPERS:

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All this gray and black has put me in the mood for some COLOR! I might just have to start working on styling my red pants.  See you next time. THANKS SO MUCH for reading!

It is beyond my pay grade to figure out how to number the outfits, but would love to hear your opinions. If you think any outfit should be moved to a different category, just do your best to describe it, and tell me what you think.

If you would like to see pictures of most of the outfits I have put together, click on the page for the category you would like to see. On a mobile device, click menu to access the pages. To comment from a phone or mobile device, scroll to the bottom of the post, and click on comments on the far right.You can also follow me on Instagram@over50under20.  And if you don’t want to miss any of my posts, don’t forget to subscribe!

 

 

GRAY DAYS

Hello! I am still in my “gray mode.”  As I told you last time, I spent awhile trying on some variations of black and gray to see if I could come up with any keepers.

In my usual spirit of “I don’t mind humiliating myself if it helps you,” I will let you see some of my try-ons.  Where should I start? Okay, how about this total fail? I knew it probably wouldn’t work, but for some reason, I just had to try it anyway. Please don’t try this at home 😉

And here’s another baddie:

It usually takes more than a couple of bad outfits to discourage me, so I soldiered on:

For some reason, I just kept going with this dress. Here is everything I tried:

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Not really a keeper in the bunch. I finally came up with one I might actually wear, but then again, probably not. I am thinking this dress is maybe not the most flattering in the world.

Sooo….I then found another gray dress in the back of my closet. I have had it for several years, and have never worn it, so thought I would see what I could do.

You know that I am not going to leave it like this. 😉  So guess what I added????

Surprise!

Thanks for reading. I will be back next time with a few more shades of gray. 😉

If you would like to see pictures of most of the outfits I have put together, click on the page for the category you would like to see. On a mobile device, click menu to access the pages. To comment from a phone or mobile device, scroll to the bottom of the post, and click on comments on the far right.You can also follow me on Instagram@over50under20.  And if you don’t want to miss any of my posts, don’t forget to subscribe!