Style

Style ideas for women over 50. How to evolve your personal style at any age. Building a versatile and cohesive wardrobe that works for your taste and lifestyle. Women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.

La Parisienne

When I imagine a quintessential Parisienne moderne style, this is exactly what comes to mind. Simple, distilled, a fabulous mix of soft and structured, feminine…

Il fait chaud!

In just a few days, temperatures here have jumped from the 50-60F range into the low 90’s. Someone asked me last week, “how to you…

Foulard de la semaine

Brrrr! For a few days mid-week we experienced a last (we hope) blast of l’hiver, and keeping the cold wind off my neck has been…

Fake it ’til you make it

One item that’s been on my wishlist for quite a while now is a longer pearl necklace. But I don’t want just any old demure…

Truth In Advertising

Back when mon mari and I were house hunting, we soon came up with our own definitions for the desciptive terms in the real estate…

Recommended Reading

Une femme is still recovering from a crazybusy weekend, so would like to share some suggestions for your reading enjoyment today. I’ve just finished reading…

Weekend Update

First the disappointing news: the dress arrived yesterday and is going right back. Apparently this line runs VERY small. I’d figured of course it would…

Foulard de la semaine

As you may have surmised from my garb, our LA weather has turned cool and wet again. My poor little Printemps cotton scarf picked up…

Strictly speaking

Something has been tugging at une femme lately, drawing me back to a post by Duchesse from last November, where she describes that particularly Parisienne…