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Escada denim booties, Vittoria Verania blazer, Coolibar shirt, unbranded necklace, H buckle and belt, Hermes collier de chien bangle (all own), flare jeans c/o Femme Luxe

This post reviews a dress, a pair of jeans and two pairs of joggers from Femme Luxe an online brand from the UK specializing in trendy, cheap wardrobe updates. 

  1. What I Chose From Femme Luxe’s Store and Why
  2. The Quality of the Attire Works Well for a Trendy Wardrobe Update
  3. Always Take a Look at the Size Chart
  4. Who Would Love These Garments?
  5. Other Ideas to Wear a Sweater Dress
  6. Wrapping Up the Femme Luxe Dress, Jeans and Joggers Review
  7. Top of the World Style linkup No. 246
    • Top of the World Style Winner
    • Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav
    • Top of the World OOTD My Fav

Disclosure: The knit dress, flare jeans, and joggers are samples of my choice from Femme Luxe. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it entirely myself and it represents my own 100% honest opinion. This post has affiliate links.

What I Chose from Femme Luxe’s Store and Why

I browsed the page for clothing and trends that may look great on a midlife woman. Thus, I picked the mid wash Genesis flare jeans as a trendy update of what to wear on Casual Friday. Paper-bag pants are still a big thing and I love that style. For bouncing around on the weekend I picked the Evie camo print paper-bag waist trousers in white and in khaki both in UK size 8 (US size 4). Why the same type of pants twice? I wanted to test how the fit varies among the same size. Since Interior Alaska continues to produce cold air masses, a classic long thick sweater knit dress seemed to be in order. Who wants to throw style out of the window just because it’s cold outside? I picked the Penelope because of its work appropriate length and the modest turtleneck, just in case.

style blogger in white knit dress, purple tights and buckle, brown booties and belt
Side view of long sweater dress with boots. Deatils described below


Nicole of High Latitude Style in Femme Luxe jumper with tights, belt, boots
Outfit details: GNW purple tight, Söfft shearling buckle boots, unbranded belt, Heide Ara buckle, amethyst earrings (all own) and Penelope sweater dress c/o Femme Luxe


This dress is versatile to style. See this guide for more styling ideas with knit dresses for women over 40 in this guide.


The Quality of the Attire Works Well for a Trendy Wardrobe Update

The camo pants are $26.08 each, the cream high neck knitted side split jumper dress costs $24.78, and the mid wash denim high waist flared jeans are $15.00. When I opened the package, I was happy to see that the quality of all four pieces exceeded my expectations. The clothing provides a lot of value for its price. None of the pieces looks cheap. This is very important for a midlife fashionista. Who wants to look like you rioted your daughter’s or even grand-daughter’s closet?

This means that all four products solve their intended function, a late winter update of cold weather weekend and work style. See the snap shot photos of me wearing the attire in the wild of Alaska. I definitively would buy them when I had to pay for them.

style blogger in mixed prints of floral, leopard and camo with reviewed Femme Luxe papperbag pants
Front view of paperbag pants to show button details


Alaskan woman posing in camouflage joogers and leopard pring jacket in a snow covered neighborhood

midlife blogger in floral top, leopard cardigan camo Femme Luxe pants and booties
Outfit details: Camo pants c/o Femme Luxe with own GNW leopard print cardigan, Pineapple Vintage top, smoky quartz necklace and earrings, Antonio Melani booties, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Festina watch

Always Take a Look at the Size Chart

Sizing differs among manufacturers. Thus, make it a habit to look at the size chart every time you order clothing online. Even when it’s the same online store.

Typically, the difference between two sizes is one inch (2.54 cm) for the smaller range and two for the medium and larger range. No matter whether you look at bust, waist or hips.

The white camouflage pants are a little bit smaller than the khaki trousers. However, it’s within the natural variation of the width of seams. That’s great.

The flared jeans run rather on the smaller side. Thus, when you are between sizes you may be better off with the larger one unless you still want your jeans super tight. I love that the front pockets are fake. It means less bulk and keeps the tummy looking flat. 😉

stylist in flare dark high waist jeans, denim booties, white blouse, petrol blazer
Front view to show the height of the rise


fashion blogger in American Classic style with denim pants, linen jacket, white button down shirt
View showing the seam decoration and width of the flare as well as the fake, hence, slimming, pockets. Who need that extra bulk of a pocket anyway?


over 50 years old blogger posing in Femme Luxe denim pants, linnen blazer, white shirt at night in Alaska
Outfit details: Escada denim booties, Vittoria Veraniablazer, Coolibar shirt, unbranded necklace, H buckle and belt, Hermes collier de chien bangle, flare jeans c/o Femme Luxe


Who Would Love these Garments?

I think the knit dress is a great choice when you are looking for a comfortable, but classic sleek work dress for cold days. For looking your best wear it with a full slip underneath. Doing so avoids that it sticks to your underwear when it is cold and dry outside. Add a belt, pearls and tall boots. It’s an instant winter work outfit. See this guide on how to wear a knit dress over 40.

When you love the paper-bag trend, the camouflage trousers are a great casual option for the weekend. You can find them in the Femme Luxe camo collection.


blogger Nicole in snow camo trouser posing in the snow with down vest, green sweater and beret, white boots
Front view of snow camo paperbag joggers


Alaskan woman in Arctic camouflage paperbag pants, vest, turtleneck and gloves
Side view of snow camo joggings


style book author in snow camo paper bag joggers, white boots, black vest with hood, DIY bag, gloves
Outfit details: Landsend turtleneck sweater, Heidi Ara buckle, unbranded belt, Hermes collier de chien bangle, LeatherCoatsEtc beret and gloves, DIY bag, Fendi boots, Be by Blanc Noir hoodie down vest, DIY bangle (all own) and snow camouflage paper-bag pants c/o Femme Luxe


When you loved the high waist flare jeans with short zipper of the 1970s, the Genesis will call your name. Style them in a modern way and you are good to go on Casual Friday.

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When you fall in one of these groups, I can really recommend the attire.


Wrapping Up the Femme Luxe Dress, Jeans and Joggers Review

Femme Luxe has affordable clothing that provide great quality for their price tags. The pieces are easy to style and great trendy wardrobe updates even for the midlife fashionista.

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When you like the outfits, why not pinning them to your Pinterest board?

The quality is the same as in other pieces of their collection that I reviewed before.

Top of the World Style Linkup No. 246

#linkup Top of the World Style linkup party every week on Thursday

Welcome to the 246th Top of the World Style linkup party. The awardees from last week’s party are Tiina, Shellie and Christine. Let’s congratulate these Ladies! Guess who became the Favs and style winner at the Top of the World Style #fashion #linkup party? Join for a chance that next week it may be you! Click To Tweet

Top of the World Style Winner Tiina in tartan coat, floral scarf matching sweater, gloves and lace-up booties
Tiina, the blogger at Elegance Revisited  was the Top of the World Style Winner. Photo from her post


Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav Shellie Bowdoin in wide cropped jeans, denim shirt and accessories
Shellie Bowdoin of The Fabulous Journey became the Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Photo from her post


Top of the World OOTD My Fav Christine in leather shorts and blazer
Christine of Bon Chic Style became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Photo from her post


Ladies, grab your award buttons.


Now let’s party

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Photos of me: G. Kramm

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This Post Has 10 Comments

  1. Hi, Nicole – You’ve got great style and sex appeal too! The pieces you chose look good on you and of-the-moment. XO, Angie

  2. thestylesplash

    I love the sweater dress and camo print trousers! The jeans are a great fit too.

    Emma xxx

  3. Hi Nicole,
    All wonderful pieces on you! You know I am a sweater dress fan, and I love that you belted it. I think my favorite is the camo pants! They look fun and the pattern mixing caught my eye. The jeans look great too!
    jess xx

  4. I’m not sure which I love more, that creamy knit dress that looks so warm and stylish or those fun and trendy camo pants!!! Ahh! Love!


  5. Those camo pants are so fun Nicole. I like how you styled them. I’ve seen Femme Luxe emails etc. but have not purchased from there. So it’s nice to see their items modeled. 😉

  6. Amy Johnson

    I love that white sweater dress!

  7. mireilleftm

    Those two pairs of camo pants are really fun! I have learned to size up when skirts have a zipper closing so they are more comfortable. Starting to do better at checking the sizing charts after a couple of mistakes.
    chez mireille fashion travel mom

  8. All of these pieces are fabulous! I love your sweater dress! Thank you for the linkup!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  9. That knit dress is really pretty. It’s beautifully styled too. I can imagine it with a full length coat over the top. Perfect for your freezing winters. xox