Fall Fashion Trends Over Fifty

Last week I tucked my list of Fall Fashion trends into my  bag and hit the stores.  Some trends were clearly not going to work– crop tops that  exposed  five inches of  flesh,  ankle boots with five inch heels, and  maxi wrap coats  designed for women  over 5 ft 10 inches.  But   other trends seemed   very promising including  colors of the year– burnt orange and  deep red. But when it came time to  pull out my credit card, I literally froze.  There were  acres of jeans and sweaters  perfect for the college years.  Racks of skinny pants and chic fitted jackets  were  just waiting for a chance to go to  a great job.  I  gently fingerd the sleek  back dresses that were  crying out   for a great  party. As I wandered through  Bloomingdales and Zara’s  I kept asking– “where would I wear it?”

And  there was the … Continue Reading…