So let's get started taking a sharp (I hope!) eye at what the retailers are offering that might work in the 50+ lady's closet!
Starting out of the gate - Banana Republic...
Yes, yes I know. I usually ignore BR - frankly mostly because I resent the fact that they don't offer their clothes in plus sizes (for some reason, they think that being tall - which admittedly can be quite a dressing challenge in and of itself - is more of an issue for the modern American woman than finding good tailored clothes in plus sizes - NOT!). There's also the issue with the closing of Forth and Towne - a MAJOR mistake if you ask me!
But looking at these outfits, I can't turn a blind eye to their sleek stylishness - just the sort of bedrock pieces a 50+ gal can build on! As long as the frame you're building on doesn't require a size larger than 16!
And by the by....Their Fall handbag collection is not lookin' too shabby either! Skip over to my bag bog -Bag Sanity - for all my picks.
But between you and me...I'm thinking of making space in my closet for this lovely...
I've been longing for a gray bag just this color for awhile now - and this one might just fit the bill! Note that this color is only available online.