Fashion over 50: Boots and Cardigans

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another fashion over 50. I don’t have a lot of new stuff to share these days, so you’ll have to enjoy some repeats. Since I’m not a real fashion blogger buying new clothes all the time, I have to rely on my closet to provide alternative clothing options, so it’s fun to see what all I can put together by shopping my own closet. After all, that’s what we all have to do, right?

You’ve seen this cardigan before, found on the thredUp site and it’s a cute piece, layered with black Calvin Klein legging pants, a lace top, and taupe suede boots.

I seem to wear a lot of black and neutrals during the winter months and it works out well for mixing things up. The lace top is from Chadwick’s a couple of years ago and the boots I’ve had for several years too.

Just another way to wear these pieces in different ways.

I added gold and black jewelry for some sparkle and I’m sporting my curly hair today. It’s still a challenge to get my hair looking the way I want it and going curly, but some weeks I do go more natural with it. I bought a curling wand to help tame the frizz, but it’s not foolproof and it doesn’t stay set after sleeping on it. It’s wild the next morning.

And that’s it for this week. Sometimes the only day I get dressed up decently is on Sunday’s for church and this was my church outfit from last week.

Cardigans and skinny pants and boots are a good combination for me and I hope you got some inspiration from these pieces.

Here are a few pieces similar to what I’m wearing (affiliate links):

- Rhoda


  1. Super Cute! Love the curls, too! I love shopping my closet. As a matter of fact, that’s what I styled today!
    You are adorable, Rhoda!!

  2. Love your hair! I have the same issues with my natural curls. Have you tried a silk pillowcase?

  3. This is a really cute look Rhoda. I am partial to anything animal in small doses!

  4. Kelley Kolpitcke says

    Hi Rhoda~

    I love boots, and they are great for dressing up any look. I bought a black, over-the-knee pair last fall and I have loved them. I like it when boots are higher now, so they cover my imperfect legs! They are sold out now, but I purchased them from White House Black Market. They have some cute trench coats and jackets on sale right now for spring. Here is the code if anyone is interested:
    USE CODE: 75687

    I am not affiliated! Just sharing for those that love LONG pieces! šŸ™‚

    Love you, Rhoda!

    Kelley from Boise šŸ’ššŸ€

  5. Love your outfit today. Have you ever tried the curly girl method of washing your hair. It uses only conditioner and certain products. No shampoo as it dries out the hair and curly hair is more prone to dryness. It has made my hair look and feel healthier. Loved reading your blog, I found you accidentally after reading Tania Stephens blog 50 is not old so I am now a regular. Have a great day


    • Thank you, Lisa, so glad you found me! I haven’t tried that method, but maybe I should. I’ll look it up and check it out.

  6. I absolutely love your hair curly!!! Iā€™m a curly girl myself! Love this outfit and you are always so classy! Even though you shop your closet, I love that you share similar items! Also, thank you for sharing some of your favorite bloggers!

  7. The hair looks great!

  8. Angela Mahnke says

    Love the cardigan with the boots! Cute outfit!!

  9. LOVE your jacket! I seem to wear black and a lot of neutrals this time of year too. I live in Minnesota and not a lot to be cheerful about at this time of year I guess. You look great!

  10. Your hair looks great. I have several friends that have curly hair and they are using the Curly Girl method.

  11. You are adorable! I love your hair curly. I wake up with wild hair every morning. Wish I had the nerve to go bald! JK.

  12. Love this outfit on you. Also love the way you are wearing your hair.

  13. I love your outfit! I think that every wardrobe should have at least one animal print (and shoes too)! I especially love your curls! They look wonderful on you!

  14. You always look so stylish and your hair is really pretty today!

  15. Hi Rhoda.
    Your hair is adorable!
    softens your face..makes you look younger!
    love the way your outfits are so versatile..
    I’ve followed you from the beginning..
    so glad to have found you again!

    • Thank you, Lou! Glad you found me again too. I do have a bit of a love/hate relationship with my hair. I always get compliments on it when I wear it curly but it doesn’t always feel that great to me so I have to wrangle it into place to try to tame it.

  16. MARY-ANN (FROM CANADA!) says

    Rhoda! Such a cute outfit. It looks so nice on you! Your hair is really cute too! You always look so pretty and your photographer does such a fabulous job! Blessings!

  17. Prefer your hair curly. So flattering and youthful! Said someone with stick straight hair!!! šŸ™‚

    • I hear you! I always have had big and curly wavy hair, so it’s been a love/hate relationship all my life. So many of you like it curly and I do like it when it cooperates, but sometimes it just feels like a big bush and I don’t like that feeling.

  18. Your hair looks so pretty!

  19. Rhoda! HAIR! You have shaved years off your age with your hair like that! x

  20. You look younger when your hair is curly! Love it and your outfit! Yeah for curly hair!

Speak Your Mind


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.