OUR DIGITAL TRAVEL SERIES DEBUTS SOON

WATCH OUR SEGMENTS on Youtube and USA TODAY

WATCH OUR SEGMENTS on Youtube and USA TODAY
#ExtraExp

Travel

[travel] [bleft]

Celebrity

[celebrity] [grids]

Fashion: What Would JLo Do?

Have you ever seen Jennifer Lopez look bad? I haven't. There's a reason why she's my over 40 style icon. She's classy, she's fun, she throws something risky out there every so often...I just love her.

When I turned 40, I found myself caught in the middle of not wanting to stop wearing the latest fads, and knowing I needed to look a bit more adult. I began to look for my own personal style icon - someone roughly my age, with the same body type.

Now when I make style decisions, I try to follow my mantra: What Would JLo Do?

One of her not-so everyday looks. But who knows, maybe if I get married again someday?


Here's how it works:


Hair is key. As a woman over 40, I find that most of my peers have cut their hair into a shorter, more manageable 'do. They look great, but I am still crazy about long hair, so... if it's good enough for JLo, it's good enough for me. For now, I still go with the extra long hair.

Looong hair - yep, I'm hanging on to mine!!!!



I was raised in Miami Beach, and my style reflects that. I like to be comfortable and cute. I am all about the maxi dresses, and JLo wears them well. When shopping, I will try one on and think: Would Jennifer wear this?




I travel quite a bit, and again, I like to be stylish but with some function. I have adopted the practice of these long sweaters, because I can use them on the plane as blankets or pillows when I sleep!






I loathe winter, and I find it hard to look great in a coat. I love the a-line looks Jen wears, and they seem to work well with my curves, so I look for coats with a classic a-line with a bit of swing to them.




When it's blazing hot outside, I just can't bear the thought of makeup. However, I am one of those girls that NEEDS makeup to look awake. The solution? Big sunglasses!!! I can throw them on, and with a quick updo I look put together and no one is the wiser!


Who is your style icon and why? Write in and let us know!!


Post A Comment
  • Blogger Comment using Blogger
  • Facebook Comment using Facebook
  • Disqus Comment using Disqus

5 comments :

  1. great post. she's truly figured it out!

    ReplyDelete
  2. a mechanical process handbag replica or decorative art of the perfect performance of the stage.Among them, shape is slightly larger, at the same time watch convenience watch UK Replica watches became a popular option. In fact, the beginning of the epidemic as long as the Replica Rolex Watches 3 century watch from seventeenth Century, can be said to be the Watches Replica golden age for the development of the art of watchmaking, deeply influenced the process of technology today watch Designer handbags .

    ReplyDelete


Fashion

[fashion] [bsummary]

Beauty

[beauty] [bsummary]

D-I-Y

[DIY] [threecolumns]

Real Life

[real life] [grids]