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  1. 5 Great Occasions For Wearing Sterling Silver Jewellery

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    Sterling silver jewellery is one of the most sophisticated and effortless ways to accessorise thanks to its elegance and versatility. Delicate silver jewellery such as necklaces and pendants are perfect for brides on their wedding days and for females going out on a date night with their partner. They also make great gifts for anniversary presents or just for everyday wear. Let’s take a look at the benefits of sterling silver and the five best occasions to wear jewellery made from this popular metal. What are the benefits of sterling silver? Sterling silver is one of the world’s most popular jewellery metals because it has so many wonderful benefits. It’s incredibly durable and won’t bend, buckle or scratch, unlike many precious...
  2. A Style Guide for Elegant Summer Outfits for Ladies Over 50

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    Now that you have hit the Nifty Fifties, we all know what we should wear now. Pack away the bright bold colours and wear dark and long dresses to hide in. Right? No! There is absolutely no reason to do that. Not a single one. You are bold and confident so why can’t your fashion choices portray that? Comfortable and elegant do not mean boring and bland. A great example of this is Skechers shoes, comfortable but so stylish and bold. Let us have a look at some elegant summer outfits for ladies over 50. The Basic T-Shirt There is absolutely no way you can go wrong with this timeless classic and it is a staple in many women’s closets.  It fits with almost everything and...
  3. Style inspiration over 50: Agatha Raisin

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon Who inspires your style? While staying with my parents I was introduced to television programmes that I wouldn’t ordinarily watch – one was Agatha Raisin all about a PR guru turned sleuth who is in theory living a quiet life in the Cotswolds – until she steps into help solve the local murders. But….. it’s not the plot lines that interest me in this programme but Agatha’s fabulous wardrobe. Played by Ashley Jensen (who I remember from Ugly Betty) Agatha epitomises being stylish over 50. Her outfits render her far from being invisible over 50 . They are bright and colourful accessorised by her signature oversized handbags. No cross body bags for Agatha! ...
  4. Style over 50: What to Wear on a Staycation

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon However you define a  staycation whether you view at as taking day trips from your home, or simply taking a break in the UK, the British weather dictates that we have to be prepared for all eventualities. It might be warmer than the Mediterranean one day and cold and wet the next. I have pulled together some ideas of what to pack. I have also included some photos of me wearing clothes shopped from my own wardrobe for some additional ideas ?   Simple Black Midi Dress  £79 from Hush   A simple black midi...
  5. Best dresses to wear to a wedding or special occasion over 50

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon With so many weddings postponed over the last 18 months due to lockdown restrictions, weddings are finally able to take place- even if at the time of writing this singing and dancing are not allowed! So, the all important question – what to wear! I have come up with several options – all different price points. At a time when the emphasis is on sustainable fashion, I have selected a number of dresses at different price points which will be fabulous to wear at a wedding, but none are too formal so they are very wearable after the main event. Of course, if you really want to champion sustainability shop in your own wardrobe first and consider renting a...
  6. Can a Passion for Fashion lead to a new career if you’ve suffered a job loss during the pandemic?

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon We have been living through unprecedented times as the world has had to navigate the pandemic, with many experiencing job losses as a result. 813,000 jobs have disappeared since the start , 171,000 of those jobs are in retail which primarily affects women. Although retailers are now able to trade again, many familiar names have closed on the high street – a walk through my local town highlights many empty units with fashion and cosmetics seeming to take the brunt of closures. So what are the options for those looking for employment? I often talk about transferrable skills. Those who are used to working with the public generally have excellent communication skills that are well suited to a customer services environment and companies in financial...
  7. Style over 50: What to wear after lockdown ends – Adapting the trends

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon Like most of us I have a wardrobe full of clothes I have not had the opportunity to wear in ages. My  smart , tailored clothes that I usually wear for face to face meetings have been consigned to the back of the wardrobe for the time being. My collection of blazers seem to have taken early retirement, my favourite duster jackets are hanging in the wardrobe just itching to be worn. My heels are feeling very neglected – although I do wear heels around the house for half an hour a week just to ensure that I don’t totally get out of the habit and to ensure that my feet don’t spread permanently . All these have been replaced with a...
  8. Style over 50 : Some of the best red dresses with sleeves for stylish women over 50

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    Style Picks by Ceri Wheeldon Red is the colour associated with love and romance. As we approach Valentine’s Day I thought I would highlight a few of the red dresses available currently – although I have to admit that I struggled to find many that I liked – and when I added sleeves into the mix it became even harder. A lot of the dresses this season suggest more ‘little house on the prairie’  than ‘Fab after Fifty’. When I added sleeves into the mix it became even harder! During our 28 day Lockdown challenge we talked about the psychology of wearing red – it doesn’t have to be reserved just for Valentine’s Day.  I used to wear red a lot when I was a headhunter...
  9. Be stylish over 50: Sparkle in Sequins

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    Challenge set by Julia Rees We may not feel too sparkly as we work from home in Lockdown, but there is a very simple remedy to add some sparkle to your life. Wear sequins! Whether its all over sequins or just a sequin trim or accessory, its never too late to sparkle at any age- especially over 50. So follow Julia’s tips and sparkle in our penultimate New Year challenge! Sparkle in sequins Welcome to day 27  and the last “style day” of the “New Year New You” Challenge, and tomorrow’s challenge is to “to sparkle in sequins”. We are posting...
  10. Style over 50: How to wear mixed prints over 50

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    Challenge set by Julia Rees It is so easy to get stuck in a rut in terms of we wear (and do!) over 50. Sometimes we just have to step out of our style comfort zone.  Julia’s latest challenge is to encourage us to try mixing prints – something I have to confess to never having done – in fact at one point in my life colleagues used to refer to me as ‘Miss Match’ as I took great care to ensure that everything I wore matched! The idea of wearing anything that competes or clashes is totally alien to me!  However now that lockdown means that I am working from home alone its an ideal time to experiment with...
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