Mar 13, 2020

Fashion Over Forty: Striped V-Neck and Boyfriend Jeans

Good morning and happy Friday! Hope you are all doing well! I'm still a little sore from a dentist appointment yesterday. It's ironic how you can't feel anything even while you're given the numbing injection, but then after it wears off  I'm always so miserable! (In fact I even noticed a small bruise on my left cheek this morning (the side I had the work done).  For that reason I usually don't get the injection unless it's a large filling that needs work on. Yesterday I had a loooong appointment to get a new crown and replace another old one. So numbing was definitely needed! But I am so glad to have this behind me, I don't know why, but things like these get me stressed out more than they should!! Plus appointments like these mess with my regular daily schedule and not for a fun reason!

On another note, last weekend my daughter and I got to see the Tap Pack, they are a group of highly entertaining and very talented tap dancers and singers from Australia currently touring the United States. There are still a few tour dates left here in the States (TX, NM, AZ, CA unless canceled due to  the current circumstances), after that they'll be touring Australia, Japan, Germany and Austria. If you like this type of entertainment I highly recommend it! You can take a look here, maybe they'll be in a city near you! Btw, I am not in any way affiliated with The Tap Pack, we just really enjoyed their performance and wanted to recommend it.

But let's get to the point of this post - my take on "Fashion over Forty". And no, today's outfit post isn't what I wore to see the tap pack. I did dress up a little more for it - maybe it could be a future outfit post :-)

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These pictures were taken last weekend when it was nice and sunny although pretty windy and I decided to style boyfriend jeans (I haven't worn boyfriend jeans since last fall since they aren't practical to wear with boots) with my blue and white striped double v-neck sweater I shared in this outfit post from last year. I did end  up exchanging that sweater for an XSPetite size which I'm wearing here. While this sweater is sold out now, LOFT always has such  a nice selection of sweaters.


I did have my trench coat with me on this day, but my hair was blowing crazy in the pictures I took with it on, so I decided to skip those. But if you're looking to add a trench coat to your wardrobe this spring, Nordstrom has a great selection and as always free shipping and free return shipping! 

You can see how I styled my trench coat in this post from last fall.


In the above picture you can see the v neck in the back. I love it when details like this one for example are added to ordinary looking tops. I think it just makes them a little bit special but still perfect for everyday wear. While I can no longer link to this top, I think many of LOFT's tops have a "special" factor. I'm not going to look for specifics as their site is always so tempting to me, but you can take a look here. You might find that special top to add to your spring wardrobe. 



My crossbody bag is by Nine West. It's no longer available, this crossbody bag would be a great alternative from Kohl's. 



These jeans are NYDJ "Leann" boyfriend jeans (old) but there are similar styles available, like these high waisted jeans from American Eagle or maybe you'd prefer the slim boyfriend jeans, also from AE. Old Navy also has several styles of boyfriend jeans. High rise is trending at the moment (if that matters to you.) Personally I prefer a mid rise as the high rises are just too high for my body type.

I've shown you these jeans before in this post styled with a yellow top. 


My slip on shoes are by Naturalizers, if you've been following me along then you might remember them from  this post from last fall. This style is unfortunately no longer available, but any slip ons/ casual loafers I think would work with this outfit. 

It's hard to see, but I did wear a silver necklace to fill in the neckline and for a change I switched out my small  diamond studs with dangly earrings I recently found at TJMaxx



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10 comments:

  1. I do love the v in the back and the large stripes. I really need to try a different style of jeans. Would add a little variety!
    www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

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  2. A v neck is so much more appealing then a round neck imo. And het I always have a hard time to find them! Have a great weekend!

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  3. Such a great casual outfit! Stripes are a classic and always look so good with denim! You look great :)

    Hope that you are having a lovely weekend! We are having a quiet one here :)

    Away From Blue

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    1. Thanks Mica! I love stripes!
      A quite weekend sounds great! We're going to see Call of the Wild today. Who knows how long before they close off movie theaters and my husband really wants to see it...

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  4. Ellie, I love the pastel broad stripes on your sweater. It is so great for spring and looks perfect with jeans and flats. Thanks for linking up!

    Shelbee
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  5. Dental work is the worst! I hope you are feeling better soon! I love that pretty striped sweater on you!

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  6. Such a cute outfit! I love V neck sweaters! I really hope you feel better soon xo

    Makeup Muddle

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