Fabafterfifty: spring and summer

  1. Dresses with Sleeves Challenge Day 44 – women over 50 can wear prints

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon. A little subtle drama when building your over 50s wardrobe can always add flair. For a little extra style over 50  for Day 44 of the challenge I’ve chosen this Ferrier dress in a dramatic print from Damsel in a Dress. The wavy print has an elongating effect on the body. I love the fresh look of the aqua and white print.  The ¾ sleeve is ideal for visually minimising the waist and the round neck is very flattering. Great for spring and summer! Damsel in a Dress Ferrier Print Dress from John Lewis £109
  2. Spring Summer Trends and how they work for the Over 50s

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     Article by Fabafterfifty Spring and summer trends explained and adapted with fabulous over 50s in mind. I was thrilled to be invited to an NHJ Style event, where we were talked through the latest trends for the spring/summer and how we could adapt them for our own body shapes once we hit our fifties. As we sat comfortably sipping our wine, Isobel from NHJ  immediately put us at ease as she explained that the trends could be adapted to suit all body shapes and all ages, and that we didn’t all have to be tall and a size eight to look good – a great relief to most of us there! Shopping for clothes was all about finding versatile pieces which suited our bodies at the right price- and NHJ were there to help! You can wear black without it being ageing The first myth to be dispelled was that it...

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