This week at Kelly's Korner: Fashion Tips
You might recall from my Style Intervention post this summer that fashion is not my forte... This was, once again, confirmed yesterday when I checked out In Style Magazine's "Look Good at Any Age." According to this, in my 20s I should be wearing sheer lace shorts.
But of course! I will be sure to rush out and purchase some of these this weekend... And while I'm at it, maybe someone is having a sale on Blake Lively's legs too. (Because I just said Blake Lively's legs I will probably get lots of blog hits today from perverts. FYI.)
The article also says to women in their 50s: "With age comes the authority to wear polished clothes that younger women often can't pull off, like pencil skirts and embellished button-down shirts." Well, I wear skirts and blouses most days -- I'm glad to know that I really can't pull that off either, AND it will be another 25 years before I have that "authority." So far I'm 0 for 2. Welcome to my life.
The moral of this story? If you are into true Hollywood style, you should disregard any tips I might give. However, I think In Style would have done well to hire someone a little more "regular" - like, hmmm, me? - to write this article. Until they realize that, my blog will have to do:
In your 20s...
Switch from ribbons to headbands. On my 21st birthday, I bid farewell to my favorite colorful, satin, ponytail accessories. This was a very sad day. However, in the four years since then, I have begun a very passionate and satisfying affair with cute headbands. I have not been disappointed. For fear of becoming the old lady with the long gray ponytail and a gigantic bow, please, make this move now.
Invest in a pair of classic pearl earrings. The bigger the better. (And don't be afraid to wear these to work, play, the gym, the pool, etc.) Jeff actually has to BEG me to take them out about once a week because they start to be a little smelly. Oops.
Try skinny jeans. Contrary to popular belief, skinny jeans are not JUST for skinny people. Now, I'm not suggesting that you spray on your denim, but a well tailored "slim" fit is actually really flattering! It sure looks better than cutting off my legs another five inches with a bell bottom! I recently bought a pair from Ann Taylor Loft and I plan to wear them until the inner thigh rips from too much rubbing. (Does that only happen to me?)