Susan Blakey, Author at une femme d'un certain âge - Page 18 of 353

I love a red lip…

There’s just something about red lipstick that evokes a certain kind of bold, confident glamour. When we were in Italy recently,…

Holiday party outfit: a simple look for hosting

Tomorrow night we’ll be hosting a casual Hanukkah get-together for extended family. What to wear when you’re the holiday hostess? I…

Tall or long-waisted? I found some sweaters for you…

For those of us who are either shorter or taller than average, finding sweaters that are just the right length can…

Dressed to chill: a comfortable holiday weekend look

For several years running, I hosted our big family Thanksgiving. (Well, I made the turkey and a couple of sides, and…

Blackwatch Friday (for going out or staying in 😉)

A casual capsule with plaid pants ✨ Here’s another idea for a polished casual alternative to jeans. Blackwatch is a nice,…

Daring to be distinctive: pieces that add personality to your wardrobe

One of the style lessons my mother instilled in me was, “always go with the simpler (and/or) more classic choice; you…

Easy outfit with a casual jeans alternative

Yesterday we met up with family for a lovely Sunday brunch al fresco to (belatedly) celebrate le Monsieur’s birthday. One of…

Gift idea: a clothing care kit

A clothing care gift basket… I love practical gifts, but that doesn’t mean they can’t incorporate a little luxury. Here are…

Some good finds from London…

Though I didn’t see much in Paris that tempted me, I had better luck in London. Thanks to some targeted shopping,…

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