Over 50 Fashion & Style Tips

woman in Chanel t shirt and leather jacket

woman in Chanel t shirt and leather jacket

woman in Chanel t shirt and leather jacket

woman in Chanel t shirt and leather jacket

over the knee suede boots

I keep an eagle eye (with the aid of my glasses) on all the latest HOT fashion trends. As a 55 year old fashionista, I often find myself wondering…. can I wear it? Should I wear it?

In today’s post, we are talking about two smoking hot trends which I decided to test drive to see if a mature woman could pull the look off without looking like she rummaged through her daughter’s closet.

Trend #1: the Statement T-Shirt

Seen on women of every age from Paris to New York and all cities in between. The statement tee comes in many forms, from hilarious: “Sorry I can’t, I have to walk my unicorn” to a shout out to your favorite brand.

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I took a fashion cue from one of my fashionista friends from Australia, the lovely Zilla, who must have an entire closet devoted to her super cool tees. Zilla is also one of our She’s Got Style global fashionistas and you can see more of her stylish looks HERE.

For my statement t-shirt, I’m showing some love to one of my all time fave lines, Chanel. The tee I chose is a classic and basic white v-neck (which will go with just about everything).

To experiment with fashion trends that might be gone in a few years, opt instead for designer knock offs and faux leathers. Jonet

Trend #2: Over The Knee Boot

Another trend we are seeing from runways, to magazines and bloggers galore is the over the knee boot. I hesitated on this trend for two reasons… I wondered if it was age appropriate, and being slightly vertically challenged at 5’2″, should I really be wearing them?

Since I wasn’t sure the over the knee boot would work for me, I decided to go the affordable route and opted for a pair of black faux suede boots from Target. As it turned out, the boots were not only a great buy, I actually love the look! Cost under $40.00 SHOP HERE!

I must say, I was surprised at the fun I had combining these two trends. From one mature woman to another, don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone and take some hot trends for a test drive. Challenge yourself to try new pieces and looks. Then give yourself a serious high five for taking a fashion risk or two! After all, fashion and style should be fun.

As it turns out, my trend experiment resulted in a power couple. An outfit with a sprinkle of attitude, that I’m happy to say, is indeed age appropriate!

woman in Chanel t-shirt and leather jacket

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Thanks for stopping by, darlings. Enjoy your own fashion adventures!

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Jonet
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Jonet Wooten is a 55 year old former investigative newspaper reporter/photographer. She’s always in search of the latest and greatest in Fashion, Beauty and Travel, which she writes about on her AWARD WINNING blog. Creator of the popular global fashion series She’s Got Style.


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10 Comments on Statement T-shirt + Over The Knee Boots | Say WHAT?

  1. Nicole
    November 17, 2017 at 11:45 pm (2 days ago)

    Thanks for coming to the Top of the World Style linkup party. Nice look, cute T-shirt.

    Reply
    • Jonet
      November 18, 2017 at 8:17 am (1 day ago)

      Thanks so much, Nicole. See you next week. Xo Jonet

      Reply
  2. Kristin
    November 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm (3 days ago)

    I just bought some very affordable OTK boots as well and they are the best! You seriously don’t have to pay a lot to get nice ones. I think graphic tees and OTKs are a ‘must’ at any age 🙂
    -Kristin
    countdowntofridayblog.com

    Reply
    • Jonet
      November 16, 2017 at 1:58 pm (3 days ago)

      Hi Kristin, I agree with you across the board. Such a fun trend for all! Xo Jonet

      Reply
    • Jonet
      November 16, 2017 at 9:12 am (3 days ago)

      Thanks so much, Ruth! The boots were affordable and are actually quite comfy. Xo Jonet

      Reply
  3. Sheree
    November 15, 2017 at 2:17 pm (4 days ago)

    Those over-the-knee boots look so good on you! They are definitely a must-have piece in any winter wardrobe. Plus, your graphic tee looks so cute paired with them! I could totally see myself wearing this.
    Thank you for linking up this week!

    ~xo Sheree
    PoshClassyMom.com

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    • Jonet
      November 16, 2017 at 9:11 am (3 days ago)

      Thanks so much for your kind comment, Sheree! I am enjoying fall and find these two trends fun to play with this season. Xo Jonet

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    • Jonet
      November 14, 2017 at 7:33 am (5 days ago)

      Thanks doll. I love pieces that are versatile. Xo Jonet

      Reply

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