Over 40 Style Guide

Burgundy velvet sneakers

It seems but a moment ago I was strutting with confidence in 3.5″ heels for a night out on the town. Back in the day (did I just date myself?) these stilletos gave me not only a stylish vertical boost, they made my legs look longer and accentuated any muscle that might have lurked in my calves.

Fast forward to today and my family still laughs uncontrollably at the sight of me attempting to wear a pair of my former favorite date night pumps. There’s a saying, “it’s hard not to look sexy in a pair of high heels”. I beg to differ, as this girl looks like she’s trying to walk a tight rope with leg cramps while balancing a martini on her head!

Now that I’m 55, comfy, stylish and fun shoes trump an impressive pair of sky high pumps every time. Which makes the red hot sneaker trend great news for all of us in this boat.

Here are a few of my favorite sneakers I ordered this year, just in time for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

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Burgundy velvet sneakers

Velvet Fashion Sneakers With Zippers

black sneakers

black sneakers

Guess Sneakers

canvas sneakers

Canvas Sneakers (similar)
white skin and sneakers

Grasshoppers Sneakers

velvet shoes

Crystal Embellished Slip Ons

silver shoes

Leather (Upper) Slip On

While these cool sneakers won’t shorten my long holiday to-do-list, at least my feet won’t be revolting!

Thanks for stopping by, darlings. Sending big hugs and warm holiday wishes.

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Jonet Wooten is a 56 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.

2 Comments on The Coolest Fashion Sneakers To Get You Through The Holiday Season

  1. Nancy
    December 8, 2017 at 4:17 pm (1 year ago)

    I want more comfortable shoes myself at the moment. Sneakers are great, and stylish!

    • Jonet
      December 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm (1 year ago)

      They are a life saver for me right now, with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays. I practically live in them. Thanks so much for your comment. Xo Jonet


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