Jones New York

June 6, 2024

 

Jones New York reached out to me and asked me to pick out a couple of pieces from their latest collection. I always love that offer!

 

Jones New York Review, work style for women over 50

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What to Wear to a Boat Show

May 23, 2024

Last weekend, my husband and I went to a boat show for the first time. It was really fun looking at all the beautiful boats and yachts, imagining possible retirement scenarios.  We had a wonderful time, but I wish I had Googled what to wear.  Here are my suggestions if you ever find yourself heading off to a boat show.

 

what to wear to a boat show over 50

 

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Shoes

The biggest mistake I made was wearing tie up sneakers.  Most yacht owners/sales people will request that you remove your shoes before getting on board.  Next time I will be all about slip-on shoes. Maybe I’ll try those Skechers Hands Free Slip Ins! Honestly, I have not tried them, but I’m thinking they would’ve been the perfect shoe to wear. At the boat show, you will be pulling your shoes off and on all day, and sometimes there won’t be a convenient place to sit or even lean.  Shoes that can be slipped on hands-free will be perfect! I’d also suggest wearing some Wernies no-show socks for an affordable pair that actually stays put.

Hat

 The sun reflects off the water and it’s extra important to protect your skin with a sun hat.  A hat with a strap will be handy for when the wind picks up.

Bag

A small crossbody bag that leaves your hands free for railings will be perfect.

Layers

Dressing in layers is always a good idea too.  Once we got there, it was actually warm enough to leave my cardigan in the car, but often it’s cool on the water in the mornings.

I wore wide-leg jeans and added some stripes to look a bit nautical without going overboard (pun intended) … here’s a classic option.

Have you ever been to a boat show?  Have you been yachting?  I’d love to hear your outfit suggestions!

Fun & Fashion,

Dawn Lucy

About the blog: Fashion Should Be Fun is me talking to you, other middle aged women like me who are over 40, but not over fashion.  We still want to look beautiful and stylish.  We still want to have fun with trends.  And we don’t need anyone giving us rules, because we’re all different. We all have our own shapes and bodies, parts we’d like to cover and parts we still don’t mind showing off a bit.  This is a place for me to share my love of fashion with you, style ideas, tips, trends, and inspiration. I know how liking the way we look can translate into confidence and energy. I know we have so much life left to live and so much adventure ahead of us. Let’s show the world you’re never too old to have fun and be fierce!

Kasper’s Gigi Dress

May 9, 2024

Kasper Clothing offered me an outfit and I picked out this super versatile, flattering, and easy-to-style dress.

Kasper's Gigi Dress Review

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Free People Oversized Top & Stretchy Wide Leg Jeans

April 25, 2024

I’m loving the oversized look … wide-leg jeans and a baggy top feels cool and totally comfy too!

Kut from the Kloth and Free People

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Striped Cardigan for Spring

April 11, 2024

While picking up some house stuff at Target, I saw this perfect spring cardigan and had to get it. I’m a big lover of cardigans AND black and white (ivory) stripes, so this was a no-brainer.

 

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Dot Dress Styled for Spring, Our Anniversary

March 28, 2024

To celebrate our 12 year anniversary, Shannon and I spent the day in Sausalito.  The weather was spring perfection and we really enjoyed walking around, checking out the swanky boats, pretty houses, and cute boutiques.  We ate lunch at the Barrel House which was yummy, with great service and beautiful views.

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Shoes: Jambu Dara(Use code DAWN15 for 15% off)

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Polka Dot Dress – Winter to Spring

March 14, 2024

I love polka dots, especially for spring.  I got this adorable midi dress at Gap on sale right after the holidays and finally got around to wearing it.  Eventually it will be cute with sandals and denim jacket, but right now I styled it for winter weather.

review of Nirvana Soul in San Jose

 

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