And how should fashion over 50 look?

And do I look that different then I was when I was 20? Yes of course! Fashion over 50 is different then over 20. Just like everything else in your life, the way you dress yourself changes over the years. I once thought(in my twenties) that cycling for fun was awfull, I thought I would be in nightclubs dancing all night for the rest of my life, I never noticed the birds singing in spring when I was in my twenties! So yes, also the way I dress has changed. I don’t wear short skirts anymore, I don’t like to wear sleeveless anymore and I don’t like my dresses to tight anymore. But that doesn’t mean I now, at the age of 50, have to dress frumpy.  I still wear what I like! And today I like to wear a somewhat stuffy outfit!

Is a pleated skirt fashion over 50?

Well not necessarily, but today I wanted  to wear something a bit frumpy. Click here for more inspiration on pleated skirts. Not that I think it’s frumpy, I think this is a fanstastic outfit! I love it! I told you before here that I would show you how the sweater would look like with this skirt. But I liked the outfit so much that I decided to dedicate a hole post to it. So now I am hoping that you don’t sigh: Oh there she is again with that pleated skirt. I also showed you my blue pleated skirt. Haha. I also had already bought a pink one so I think you see me wearing the entire summer pleated skirts. I wore big earrings with it and a small pink belt. I wanted to wear my pink mules but the pink of the mule didn’t match the pink in the sweater.

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Skirt: here*

Sweater: Primark

Ballerinas: from last year, I bought them here

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My favorite of last week is: Martina of Lady 50 Pluspleated skirt zigzag print

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  1. July 21, 2017 / 12:13 am

    It’s funny because I don’t think of the pleated skirt as frumpy since I’ve been seeing it on all the young girls!!
    It looks fantastic, Nancy!!

    • July 21, 2017 / 9:46 am

      Don t get me wrong! I think it s a fantastic garment too! Thank you Jodie!

  2. Lorna
    July 21, 2017 / 12:34 am

    I am loving this! What a cute skirt and shirt combination! Happy Friday!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

    • July 21, 2017 / 9:46 am

      Thank you Lorna! Happy Friday!

    • July 21, 2017 / 9:46 am

      Thanks Andrea! Happy weekend!

    • July 21, 2017 / 9:47 am

      Hahaha, we don t care!

  3. July 21, 2017 / 9:08 am

    Lovely look! The pleated skirt is so stylish!

    • July 21, 2017 / 9:47 am

      It is! I still want a metallic one!

  4. July 21, 2017 / 10:09 am

    lovely neutral look! Love the photos of you on the bench too!X

    • July 21, 2017 / 10:59 am

      Thank you Rachel.

  5. July 21, 2017 / 10:49 am

    Nancy, I don’t think you could ever look frumpy. If you find a great skirt, as you have with your pleated skirt, get as many looks as possible out of it. I’m doing the same on Monday with my gingham skirt!

    • July 21, 2017 / 10:56 am

      Oh a gingham skirt!Looking forward seeing that Gail!

    • July 21, 2017 / 10:55 am

      Thank you Monica!

    • July 21, 2017 / 1:41 pm

      Thank you Cheryl!

  6. July 21, 2017 / 1:14 pm

    I don’t think that’s frumpy at all!

    • July 21, 2017 / 1:41 pm

      I dont either!

  7. jaymieashcraft
    July 21, 2017 / 2:29 pm

    Love the pleated skirt!!

  8. July 21, 2017 / 4:10 pm

    How coincidental because I’m addressing the issue of midi skirts looking frumpy on women over fifty (myself actually) on my blog post today. I do wear short skirts, and I feel that when I wear a midi skirt, I look frumpy and I have to work extra hard with my tops and accessories to avoid the ‘frumpy’ look. I know all the young gals are wearing midi skirts now, but I don’t know, they look great in them! I don’t know what the difference is. Maybe because they have a waist and smaller boobs! LOL! Who knows? Anyway, great post. You look fabulous…but you have a fabulous waistline so you can pull off midi skirts beautifully!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:10 pm

      I always wear midi skirts, but in a pleated skirt I have to watch that it’s not getting frumpy. Looking forward reading your post Amy!

  9. July 21, 2017 / 4:40 pm

    So pretty Nancy! Nope…a pleated skirt is not frumpy in and of itself. It’s all in the styling; pretty much anything can be frumpy depending on what you pair it with. You are so not frumpy!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:11 pm

      Ha ha, pffff, that’s a worry less! I agree with you that anything can look frumpy!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:11 pm

      Thank you Sacramento!

  10. July 21, 2017 / 5:16 pm

    Just looking at your pictures, makes me smile. Happy. Because any woman can dress beautyfull at any age. Youre the perfect example of That!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:12 pm

      Thank you Vanessa!

  11. July 21, 2017 / 5:26 pm

    You look fabulous in that pleated skirt!! I cant wear them, I am short waisted and they make me look huge! I think there are no rules in fashion…wear what flatters your body, makes you feel beautiful, and makes your heart sing!


    • July 21, 2017 / 7:12 pm

      You are so right!

  12. July 21, 2017 / 6:31 pm

    Pleated skirts are so pretty and flattering. You’ve styled this outfit perfectly and look beautiful! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:12 pm

      Thank you Lana, happy weekend!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:13 pm

      Thank you Emma!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:14 pm

      Thank you Yvonne!

    • July 21, 2017 / 7:51 pm

      Thank you Amy!

    • July 21, 2017 / 8:13 pm

      Thank you Jess! Have a great weekend!

    • July 21, 2017 / 11:40 pm

      Thank you Janea!

    • July 21, 2017 / 11:40 pm

      Ha ha, thank you

    • July 22, 2017 / 8:31 am

      Thanks Rachael!

  13. July 22, 2017 / 4:00 pm

    Ik vind dit 1 van je leukste outfits tot nu toe, staat je goed!

    • July 22, 2017 / 8:24 pm

      Oh echt? Nou, leuk om te horen! Dankjewel!

    • July 23, 2017 / 8:16 am

      Thank you very much Chanel!

    • July 23, 2017 / 9:57 am

      Absolutely Tina!

  14. July 23, 2017 / 12:40 pm

    oh die rok is geweldig, geeft echt dat gevoel van vintage. Staat je goed.

    • July 23, 2017 / 12:53 pm

      Ja hè! Dankjewel Sanne!

  15. July 24, 2017 / 1:21 pm

    I love it Nancy! It’s a great look on you <3 Oh and thank you for the Jord-give away, I'm going to shop for a watch for my husband to give for his birthday with the giftcard I won 😀

    • July 24, 2017 / 1:46 pm

      Did you won the $100voucher?

        • July 24, 2017 / 1:49 pm

          Oh that is fantastic! Congretulations! I am so happy for you! And the watched are so pretty!I actually wear Gerben s one sometimes! When he is not, he is very happy with the watch. Let me see witch one you chose when you received it!

          • July 24, 2017 / 1:59 pm

            I ended up picking one for myself 😉 They are so gorgeous and my husband never wears watches so I would feel bad if he doesn’t like it. Can’t wait until I receive it, I’ll definitely show it <3

          • July 24, 2017 / 2:36 pm

            Oh fantastic!

          • July 24, 2017 / 4:31 pm

            Ik krijg net een mail van Jord dat jij hebt gewonnen! Yeah! Ik vind het eigenlijk stiekem ook heel leuk dat een Nederlandse t heeft gewonnen! Ik vind het echt ontzettend leuk

  16. July 24, 2017 / 2:14 pm

    I don’t see stuffy at all – I see classic style on a gorgeous woman! Always wear what you love right now, I say. Thanks for linking up, xo


    • July 24, 2017 / 2:37 pm

      Thank you Patti!

  17. July 24, 2017 / 9:48 pm

    Wat een leuke outfit weer!

  18. July 24, 2017 / 10:59 pm

    This outfit it so fun and personality filled. I love it! Thank you for hosting Nancy. 🙂

    • July 25, 2017 / 8:39 am

      Thanks Chrissy!

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