In looking back over my posts for this year, I made a few observations!

As I lost pounds and toned up from working out, I became more courageous with my styling.  My confidence grew and though I am fairly understated with fashion, I was willing to take a few more risks…I understand a risk to me is nothing to many fashion bloggers! Experimenting with color and prints can be my risk taking. 

I do love black and think I always will, but in 2014 I added some different pant lengths and widths so that even my black pants were not all the same.  I did have some posts with skirts, but all of my favorite looks were with pants.

I had some fun and went way out of my comfort zone with sneakers…they are great for weekend wear!

I discovered I really do like white denim and enjoy wearing it throughout the year.

I still wore fun jewelry and will continue to do so in the next year.  Creative accessories add so much to your wardrobe.  This is where personal style can take shape. 

I began to invest in some quality pieces I absolutely love and know I will wear often…over time.  Brands like Eileen Fisher and Lafayette 148 New York are now in my wardrobe.  Since I am way over fifty, purchasing quality designer garments has made more sense to me.
I still love my thrift shopping and to own a wardrobe from all price points. 

My style is ready-to-wear and not couture, but I believe I reached my goals to look confident, strong, chic, creative, and youthful.  The last picture is my favorite outfit from the whole year.

  I look forward to what 2015 holds for all of us.

Did you make new fashion discoveries in 2014? Please share what they were….

Happy Tuesday everyone!

A note about my glasses:  The main reason I now take all of my pictures with glasses on is because that is my life.  I wear my glasses all of the time…except for sleep.  Because I need to see and wear them often, I invested in these Prada glasses this year and I love them. One sweet reader commented she would like to see my face…well, this is my face as it really is day after day.  The glasses are a necessity more than a fashion statement.  But, thanks for asking.  For anyone who has selected glasses over contacts, I recommend you purchase frames you love…this is worth every penny because they are such a daily part of who you are.  

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