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April recap plus new OOTD

#over40 #over50 work outfit with pearls | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com

#over40 #over50 work outfit with pearls | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen with own GNW Luxe sweater wrapped around the waist, Liz Claiborne open-toe pumps, own three strings pearl necklace, and Akoya saltwater pearl necklace c/o The Pearl Source (upper most)
April in reflection
April flew by like nothing. Despite I had the feeling that it took forever for the snow to go away. Here in Alaska we are now looking forward to green-up, which is on average on May 4 plus/minus a week.

Here in brief a recap of April on High Latitude Style. The most visited links were

6 tips to score high in a consignment store How to wear a summer dress now

#over40 #over50 spring floral print coat | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Front view of Banana Republic floral print silk coat with silk scarf, 3.1 Phillip Lim bag and L.K. Bennett patent leather pumps (all own)

#over40 #over50 summer sheath with winter sweater for work | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Side view of GNW Luxe wool cashmere sweater worn over Eli Tahari abstract flower print summer sheath with Chanel belt, Salvatore Ferragamo pumps and DIY scarf (all own)

The posts that you liked most were

3 tips to pull off the sneakers-skirt trend over 40 Beauty challenge nomination

#over40 #over50 wearing #Keds and a skirt | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Keds with Ann Taylor leather pencil skirt, Moschina belt, and GNW cardigan worn as top (all own)

#over40 wearing camouflage cargos and pink for spread beauty challenge | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
London camouflage cargo with GNW Luxe sweater, Newport News leather jacket, Jaeger tote and Ivanka Trump pumps (all own)

I continued my Wednesday fashion series Dress for Success. This time, there were five new issues: Easter Brunch, New Job, Civil Wedding, Beach Wedding, and Graduation. You can find the full collection in the archive. The next post of this series goes up tomorrow.

My monthly blogging tips series Avoid rocky blogging mistakes featured cleaning up of the sidebar. The next post of this series goes live May 12, 2015.

Top of the World Style has gained momentum. Have you been at this fashion and style linkup party already? It starts every Thursday at 0000 Alaska Daylight Time. The party is live right now.  Join us here. The next party goes up on May 7. If you want to get an email invitation for the party, fill out the form below.


or get a subscription to my blog here so you never miss the party and/or a post.
#over40 #over50 color block jersey dress for work | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Front view of outfit with color-block jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen with own GNW Luxe sweater, own Liz Claiborne open-toe pumps, own three strings pearl necklace, and Akoya saltwater pearl necklace c/o The Pearl Source (upper most)

OOTD

Now to the new OOTD. Blue and white are a big trend this summer. Thus, I created this trend artificially by adding pearl necklaces over the blue part of the color blog dress. Since color blocking is also a spring trend, I am actually wearing two trends at once. It does not feel over the top for a 40+ woman as pearls, blue plus white, and color blocking are classics.

For the commute to work I added my boxy leather coat as it was relatively windy for Interior Alaska conditions. Leather is great to keep the wind off.

What are your tricks to wear trends without looking like a fashion victim? Send me an email to let me know.

#over40 #over50 Work look with coat | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Boxy leather coat over color-block dress c/o Ronen Chen with own GNW Luxe sweater wrapped around the waist, own Liz Claiborne open-toe pumps, own three strings pearl necklace, and Akoya saltwater pearl necklace c/o The Pearl Source (upper most)

Photos: G. Kramm (2015)

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