Jacket: Dress Barn Summer Clearance Rack
Orange JNY Sweater: Ross
Skirt and Tights:  Lane Bryant
Boots:  Ross

What is your life age? You know that gap between your actual age and how old you feel. When I turned 50 and had my “wake up” call, I think the age I felt at the time was closer to 60 and 70 and that was how I was dressing at the time! 

 I am in process of reading a book titled Inspired Design, a collection of essays by Image Consultants and Stylists from around the country. In her chapter, Looking Great at Any Age, Alison Vaughn writes, “Your image depends on how your LIFE AGE works with your personal style. The more the two are in harmony, the more together your image. Your LIFE AGE isn’t just about your chronological age; it includes how you look, act, think, feel and much more. This is the age you want to represent through your personal style. A woman wears her life age like a garment. It says more about her than she could ever say with words.” Now, my life age is really in the 40s…hence the name over50feeling40! I would say that now I have a 10-15 year gap between my age and life age!

Scarf:  Marshalls
Bracelet:  Langford Market

Alison is the founder and CEO of Jackets for Jobs, a nonprofit organization that provides employment etiquette, career skills training and professional clothes to persons seeking employment. Since opening the doors in 2000, the organization has assisted over 10,000 individuals. She has received accolades from Donald Trump, ABC’s The View, NBC’s Today Show, and Oprah’s O Magazine.

What about the rest of you, what do you think your life age is? Does anyone have a larger gap than I do??

Gigi walked in today with the most fabulous Tahari Pants she found at Marshalls….here is a full body look, then a close up of the pattern!


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