Showcase your best feature on Valentine’s Day
Aim at an effortless look that makes you feel comfortable, secure, attractive, beautiful, sexy, and gives you confidence. On important step to look attractive and sexy for a Valentine’s date over 50 is to know your best features and flattering shades or red. Make one of your best features the statement of your outfit.Alway make your best feature(s) the statement of your look.#beautyover50 Click To Tweet
Enhance your shape when needed
A tailored dress can add shape or give the illusion of shape. Strapless dresses are great for an hourglass-shape when you go to the opera. A swing or empire dress hides a non-existing waist and looks awesome on women with an apple-shape. A-line dresses and fit-and-flare dresses can add the illusion of hips on inverted triangle body shapes. Straight-up-and-down bodies can gain shape with a tailored sheath. V-necks and vertical lines like princess seams give the illusion of height and have a slimming effect.Guys love hourglass shapes. Get the shape with the right dress cut. Click To Tweet
Show skin strategically
Go for a little teaser with skin. This feature can be your collar bone, your underarms, neck, whatever seems best. Use your jewelry to highlight your best features.In fashion over 50, less skin is more. Flaunt what you have left. #beautyatanyage Click To Tweet
Shoes make or break a look
Wear heels that you can walk in with grace and comfortably to look fit and hip. A chic wedge heel or sturdy heel – thanks goodness they are a big trend right now – is much easier to walk in than a stiletto. A wedge or sturdy heel looks self-confident, but still sexy with a deep vamp.A heel you can walk on is more sexy than a sky-high stiletto on which you wobble. #shoelove Click To Tweet
Be aware: Red adds weight
Go for a muted red or dark red when you don’t want to look heavier than you are. Go for a flattering shade of red from your palette when you want to wear red.Always wear colors that are flattering you. There is no need to wear Valentine's Day red on Valentine's Day. Click To Tweet
You can find another fashion forward look that communicates a red monochromatic vibe suitable for a casual Valentine’s dinner at the link.
Dress with the weather, place and commute in mind
On a Valentine’s date over 50, you want to look attractive and sexy without going over board. You always will look your best when you don’t sweat or feel cold. Thus, when you pick your outfit keep in mind the dress code of the place you will go. When you will use public transportation, dress for the outside temperatures and weather. Have a cover-up when wearing a cocktail dress.Goose bumps are not sexy at all. Click To Tweet
When you like these dressing tips, you may also want to buy my style recipe book to have a recipe what to wear when a dressing occasion comes up.
Photos of me: G. Kramm
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