Crisp White Shirt & Wide Leg Jeans

November 5, 2021

I’ve challenged myself to try to share more outfits with wardrobe staples that I’ve had in my closet, rather than just showing new things  … though let’s face it, that’s really fun too!


classic and chic outfit for women over 50  

Shop the Look:

  minimalist style for women over 50 way high baggy jeans, crisp white shirt herringbone wool coat, wide leg jeans

I really like the way this simple outfit came together.  I used to rebel against the idea that a crisp white shirt was a wardrobe staple, but now that I have a few, I have to admit that they always do look chic in an understated way.  Loving these Way High Baggy Jeans, though I should probably have trusted Everlane to get the sizing right and just order my regular size 8. I went up a size to make sure the pants didn’t pull over my hips, but they are a bit large.  If I feel ambitious, I’ll go get them nipped in at the waist which would probably make them just perfect.

I’ve had this fringe bag for awhile and realized that Nordstrom carries the exact bag now.  The bag looks rich, but it feels cheap, to be honest.  But I couldn’t resist the fringe. Also available in brown, tan, and ivory.

Also on Fashion Should Be Fun lately, this style tip created with Appleseed’s wardrobe staples and these fun 90s vibe jeans, also from Everlane.


Fun & Fashion,

Dawn Lucy

About the blog: Fashion Should Be Fun is ME talking to YOU, other middle-aged women 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. This is a place for me to share my love of fashion with you, including 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 look fierce!


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