Archive for January, 2013

I wanted a nice, but not too dress outfit to wear to a small get-together with some friends.  I was tired of jeans, but thought a dress could be too dressy. So I dressed down a favourite purple Nicole Bridger dress.  I have worn this dress before for hanging out with a girlfriend on a weekend.   […]

This is the point in award's season where I start to get a bit more jaded.  I found a lot of the dresses tonight a bit boring. Or kind of tacky.  I suspect the woman who are walking red carpet after red carpet are likely feeling the same.   It is hard to pick a dress […]

So I went on a bit of an epic road trip over the Holidays. We drove from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB for Christmas. Then we drove to Kimberly, BC for some lovely skiing over New Years. Then we drove home.  So I had lots of time on the road. While driving, or on any […]

I have not made a secret of how much I have been coveting FiveLeft purses.  It was on my Christmas list the past two years in a row.   So this year I decided to indulge myself for Christmas.   I was originally looking at this New Girl in Red.   But when I was reviewing the bags […]

Over the holidays we attended a 90th Birthday Party for my husband's grandfather.  The party was on our long road trip to Calgary, AB for Christmas and Kimberly, BC for New Years (and some skiing). So I needed to pack rather efficiently for a lot of different types of events.   And the Birthday Luncheon was being held at […]

In the fall I was sent the Cherlyn Skincare System to try.  I was hesitant at first.  I have very fair and sensitive skin. Am allergic to a lot of scents.  Am allergic to the sun and need to regularly wear SPF on my face.  And I am becoming very watchful of the toxic ingredients in my cosmetics.    But […]

WOW!  This is such a busy award show with both TV and Movie personalities.  So many great looking 40 and over, as well as some very cute couples and some red hot eye candy.  Below you find my top and bottom picks with the rest of my picks in a 2013 Golden Globes Pinterest Board.  […]

As I was doing my People's Choice Awards post last night, I sort of forgot about the Critics' Choice Awards - tonight.  There were lots of jewels tones, black and brights.    I am sure not everyone will agree with my choices, and I'd love to hear if you agree/disagree with my choices - below in […]

So 2013 and another red carpet award season begins...  I like how the season begins with a nice light and fun award show like the People's Choice Awards.   Then we build through the Golden Globes, SAG, Grammy's, BAFTAs,  with a quick diversion to the Costume Designers Guild Awards before finishing up with the Oscars on February 24th.  […]

I sometimes find that, no matter how good my  intentions are, I lack the discipline to stay committed to my ideals.  Sale shopping is one of those times.  But changing life long habits is not always a direct road, so I am happy enough with my progress if I take at least one step forward, along with […]

  • My misadventures in style, beauty, food, sustainable living and gravity after 40.

  • Recent Posts

  • Dresses for women over 40
    .
    http://www.thecitizenrosebud.com/p/the-40-blog-roll.html
  • Copyright

    Copyright ©2014 Fashion Forward 40. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is strictly forbidden.