50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40Technology has kicked my butt today! First off, I am not the savviest person when it comes to blogging but I am constantly trying to “up my game” and try new things. I was irritated the other day when my email service did not send out the daily email reminder to everyone so that got me looking into using a different provider. Also, there are some services that other email providers can offer that the one I currently use doesn’t offer. Soooooo………..50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40I literally spent ALL day long working on getting this service (semi) working. I woke up and fixed my breakfast. I went and put on some running shorts and a t-shirt and then went outside to mail some samples out to a few ladies. Then I walked in my neighborhood for at least a mile before I went inside. I didn’t want to wear myself out. Lol!!! I sat down and started working and at 8:30 pm I stopped to write today’s blog post. Either this service is horribly hard or I am horribly slow. I think that it is a combination of the two to tell you the truth. I have an obsessive personality so I am like a dog with a bone when I work on something like this. In case you are wondering about the new email service that I am wanting to provide, it is a Weekly Newsletter that will be mailed to you each Saturday. I needed to have something else to do besides posting 7 days a week and running two online businesses. Lol! This will include a summary of my daily posts, things that might have happened during the week, pictures that did NOT make the blog (it will be obvious why), and sales that I have found that I know you will want to know about. This content will not be on the normal blog post, you will only be able to get it by signing up. If you are interested, then go here to sign up. (crossing my fingers that this works!)
50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40I love this soft swing dress from Old Navy. I bought this dress earlier in the year in a different color and here is where I wore it. This dress is a plush knit and it is so soft. I really like this dress even better than the other swing dresses that I had previously bought from Old Navy. I think it is the plush knit fabric that I liked so much, it just feels luxe. This dress is a short sleeve version but I would recommend going ahead and buying the long sleeve version (it is on sale) for the upcoming fall season. Plus, if you are like me, then you can push up the sleeves for spring. Go HERE to view that option, and it comes in 4 different colors. You’ll want more than one, especially at that price. Lol!50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40 Fringe and tassels have been the hot trends for this spring and summer. I have both of those in today’s look.  The Esperanza earrings have a light cream fringe and opal crystals on a gold hoop that is 3″ long. This are super cute and lightweight!  I also added the Reese necklace which features a LONG white tassel and has a large gold disc on a 31-34 inch long chain. It won’t be long until the new Fall Collection will be available for purchase. I can’t wait to see the new collection. I have seen a small snippet and it looks amazing.50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40 I didn’t plan to make this post all about Old Navy. Lol! But, my floral pumps are from there also. Of course, these floral pumps are long gone since most stores have their fall and winter shoes now in the stores. Instead of trying to find a summer print shoe for you that you probably wouldn’t get to wear but just a little while, I looked for some fall shoes instead. I loved these and I think you will also.


50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40I found this purse at the bottom of my dress closet. Yes, I have a closet that is nothing but dresses. Lol! Anyway, there is a whole mess of purses at the bottom of this closet and I was wanting something red to wear with this look, so this one got chosen. This is an old handbag by Coach. There were years when I bought Coach bags exclusively, I was obsessed. Anyway, I still have a lot of them but several have hit the yardsales over the years. Do you have your own handbag brand obsession?

50 IS NOT OLD | TEACHING AN OLD DOG A NEW TRICK | FASHION OVER 40Today is the last day to have me order the newest product launch from Rodan +Fields! This product has quickly become one of my top 5 favorite products and that is saying a lot! Maybe I am the only one out there with dry and crepey skin but something tells me that I am not. You will see a visible difference after one use. This hydrating moisturizer promotes smooth, glowing skin. A breakthrough body moisturizing cream, it delivers immediate and continuous body hydration and helps prevent future moisture loss, resulting in younger-looking, younger-acting skin. If you would like me to order you a jar just let me know. I am going to be offering the jar at the Preferred Customer price of 59.00 and I will pay the shipping. Orders will go out by the end of the month so let me know if you would like one or take my advice and get two. Lol!!! You can email me at fiftyisnotold@gmail.com or just leave a comment below.

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29 Comments

  1. I’ve tried on these dresses (and Carly’s from LLR) and I feel they don’t compliment me very well. What am I missing?!? I guess I just don’t care for the shapelessness of it. I am bigger on top and have to buy for that size, thus making the bottom look rather like a muumuu. Suggestions, please ladies!!?

    • Tania Reply

      The bigger at the top is the issue, Shari. The only way that this style dress looks good on busty women is to have the dress fit REALLY tight around the chest area so that it is snugger in the waist area. Or, I have seen some people belt the dress making it look more like an empire waist style.

  2. Ok, I signed up for your weekly newsletter so hopefully everything will be great! I love your outfit and I love old navy! Have a blessed day!

  3. I wish I had your stamina Tania!! Always on the go!! I just signed up and I can’t wait to read your first weekly newsletter! This outfit looks nice on you. It looks very comfortable, but for me I prefer a more fitted dress. Have a wonderful Labor Day weekend!!

  4. I have that same dress. Also in blue and green. When I find something I like I get it in different colors. Do you know if the R&F eyelash boost is going on sale soon? I stopped using it months ago but now have very sparse eyelashes. I need some eyelashes. 😜

    • Tania Reply

      I love this dress!!! I usually buy several colors in things that I like also. I’ll email you about the Lash Boost. R+F isn’t having any specials but I ALWAYS am. Lol!

  5. I’ve tried the Old Navy swing dresses but they just look shapeless on me and not very flattering. I look better in a more fitted dress but I know they’re very popular and comfortable! I’ve signed up for you new weekly newsletter, looking forward to it!

  6. The dress isn’t very flattering. You have a great shape and the dress does nothing for it.
    I so enjoy your blogs and your energy amazes me.

    • Tania Reply

      Connie, there are just times when you want to wear something that doesn’t touch you anywhere. Lol! I can eat what I want and not have to worry. Hahahaha!

  7. Kathy holberton Reply

    Hi the new sign up asks if you want daily or weekly posts not both. Does signing up for daily automatically get you the new weekly post

    • Tania Reply

      Kathy, no, you need to pick the weekly version for the newsletter since this is in addition to the daily posts.

  8. Tania — you look great! It’s nice to see a look that is comfortable but not frumpy! I appreciate that you always do your best to show us a variety of options at affordable prices. I signed up for the newsletter — I look forward to your blog posts and now a newsletter?! Life is good!

    • Tania Reply

      Thanks for being one of the first to signup for the newsletter, Connie. Yes, this will come once a week, sometime on Saturday morning. You will continue to receive your daily emails as normal.

  9. I signed up for your weekly newsletter. It gave a choice of weekly or daily. I hope this doesn’t delete your daily posts from my email. Also , when I clicked on my link in my email to confirm it didn’t take me to a link. I hated to keep clicking thinking I might get 50 of the same email. 🤪 I will let you know if I don’t receive as I love your posts. Thank you for all your work.

    • Tania Reply

      Sharolyn, I fixed the confirm email issue. There was another flag that I had to check and I missed it the first time. I told you that this was going to be a trial and error campaign. Lol! I hope you are crossing your fingers for me that this actually works tomorrow. Lol!

  10. I love swing dresses. So comfortable and hide all the spots you don’t want noticed. Can’t believe the price. I think I’ll buy 2. Just signed up for weekly newsletter and look forward to it. I’d like to try the cream please and will send my address. 😊

    • Tania Reply

      Thanks, Johnna! I knew everyone would LOVE that price!!! I got your address and I have you down on my list!

  11. Charlcy L. Green Reply

    I have a very similar dress w a big pink rose on it and I love wearing it as well. So comfy and cute! I’d love to see your shoes and purse closet!

  12. Cheryl peffer Reply

    I’m always a little behind things. But, the other day you had the navy plaid fringed vest . How do you think that would look on me. I want it in the fall colors. I’m only 4’11, and wear 12-14. I’m just afraid since it doesn’t come in petites it may be too long and just make me look frumpy. Not the look I go for. Lol

    • Tania Reply

      Cheryl, that is a hard question. I think that you would definitely need to wear skinny jeans with the look and probably size down for the volume. It will really be something that you need to try on and just see.

  13. Susan Stancliff Reply

    I love the Old Navy dresses. So comfy. Do you think the necklace you have on will still be able to be worn in the fall? I have it and love it! I signed up for your newsletter and can’t wait to get it!

  14. Kristi Tandy Reply

    I love this dress in the long sleeve version. I see the really long tops with jeans are in again. Looking back at the previous time you wore this with jeans, I am curious how tall you are to judge if it is a look I can pull off?

  15. I have this very dress and I LOVE IT! it is silky smooth and is so comfortable. Perfect for our hot summers in California. You look classy as usual!

  16. Please email me if there are any Lash Boost Specials ! Been wanting to try it.

  17. Well, you’re encouraging me to try something new again! I want to try the swing dress with their leggings. Specifically for at home. I like to look nice at home but hate to spend too much money for clothes only I see! (or my kids if they visit.) So I’ll try Old Navy. (I was just there to buy my grandson school clothes but I was WAY too tired to try anything for myself!)

  18. Tania, your blog makes my day! You are such a genuine “gurl”.

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