50 IS NOT OLD | CAN YOU WEAR THE PAPERBAG WAIST TREND | FASHION OVER 40Joe has been asking me over and over again when I am going to be coming home. I finally told him that I would be back home sometime on Thursday. Ashleigh, my daughter, convinced everyone that we needed to go on a water excursion. It wasn’t something that I thought I wanted to do, but I was willing to go. There ended up being a total of 7 of us who went on the trip, and everyone has voted that this trip become part of the annual Florida trip from here on out.
50 IS NOT OLD | CAN YOU WEAR THE PAPERBAG WAIST TREND | FASHION OVER 40I will show you pictures of my whole trip, including the excursion, on tomorrow’s blog. The trip was beautiful, and I am so glad that we ended the trip with the excursion. It was sooo out of my comfort zone, but I will tell you that my comfort zone is expanding rapidly. Every year it seems to be getting bigger, and bigger, and bigger. I kept telling myself that my mantra is, “Age is an Attitude,” so I intend to try and keep mine young. Here is a tip, surrounding yourself with more youthful people will help to keep you from getting older. Joe laughs and tells me that I travel with a younger group, and he travels with an older group. When we travel, I am out until midnight most nights, and he has eaten dinner by 5:00 and is going to bed by 10:00. Lol! I have to laugh because when I am home, I am usually in bed by 10:00 too. Haha!
50 IS NOT OLD | CAN YOU WEAR THE PAPERBAG WAIST TREND | FASHION OVER 40I told you that I love this convertible tank top that I received c/o Chico’s Off The Rack. This top truly is the perfect layering piece, and I love the fact that it can be worn as a v-neck or as a scoop neck. I am wearing the tank under the cocoon sweater cardigan that I purchased a while ago at Target. This light pink color has sold out, but several other colors are still available. Here is the link to the sweater.
50 IS NOT OLD | CAN YOU WEAR THE PAPERBAG WAIST TREND | FASHION OVER 40From top to bottom, here is my jewelry that I am wearing today. The Dallin goldtone hoop lever-back earrings are textured and have a 2.5″ drop. I love wearing goldtone jewelry, and I am thrilled that Plunder has several different gold options! The Stormy necklace and the Shannon necklace look great together. The Stormy is the shorter monogrammed disc necklace, and the Shannon is the longer bead necklace. My bracelet stack is the Ramona bracelet with the small marbled stones and the gold bar, the Lelani link bracelet, and the Lucille bracelet with the larger marbled stones.
50 IS NOT OLD | CAN YOU WEAR THE PAPERBAG WAIST TREND | FASHION OVER 40I love these paperbag waist striped pants (HERE) by ECI New York. The combination of the ivory, pink, black, and yellow is perfect, and it even has a metallic stripe that runs through them. I love the relaxed pull-on style, the wide-leg legs, and the relaxed look that the pockets create. These are rayon/lurex, and the lining is of polyester. Also, these are machine washable and lay flat to dry. I bought a size large first, but I exchanged them for a medium later.
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  1. Ava Nickerson Reply

    Would you mind sharing what RF products you use and find that really work? I am 65 and am losing elasticity in my skin along with wrinkles. I am pretty interested in trying this line. Thanks Ava

    • Tania Reply

      Ava, I use a LOT of the products, and I mean a lot. I never washed my face before I started with R+F even though I had tried to get in the habit. I can honestly say that R+F products are the only ones that ever made a visible difference that I could see. For what you are describing, I would suggest the Redefine regimen. I use that nightly, and I add the Multi-Function Eye Cream and Active Hydration Serum to my nightly routine. If I am running late, or if I am so tired that I can’t do the whole regimen, I always use the Active Hydration Serum and the Eye Cream. If you want to take the Solutions tool to see what the Doctors recommend, then go to BTW, if you become my Preferred Customer with the purchase of a regimen, then you will receive the eye cream for FREE!

  2. I love those pants on you Tania! I am short waisted and have had the hardest time finding a pair that work on me but these are terrific! Completely agree – age is an attitude!

    • Tania Reply

      I found that wearing the tucked in tank top really helped me to be able to wear these pants.

  3. That ALL looks terrific on you! I am only 5’2” and short waisted so that outfit would never work on me. I’ll just have to be jealous! Ha!

  4. Love your pants! How tall are you? The pants are a 31” inseam so not sure if they’ll be too short on me.

    • Tania Reply

      Lori, I am 5’6″ tall. I normally wear a 32″ inseam.

  5. Love those colors! The pants look long…will you be able to walk in them that long without tripping or do they run long and will have to be hemmed?

    • Tania Reply

      Sandy, I am not sure why these look so long in the photos, I didn’t notice it in person. Maybe it was because they were too big and kept sliding down. I took back the large and replaced them with a medium.

  6. Josephine Carcione Reply

    Hi there! I subscribe and read your blog daily and am so inspired by your positivity and outlook on life after 50! I’m right there with ya!!?
    I love all your looks, and am thinking of ordering some/all of the jewelry featured in today’s outfit, was just wondering if there’s some promotion or discount code I could apply.
    Thanks and keep on posting! You’re an inspiration ?

    • Tania Reply

      Josephine, thanks so much for following the blog. I love helping others to feel better about themselves if I can. I love my Plunder jewelry, I have been wearing it for about 3 years. I don’t have a special at this time, and they don’t have any kind of codes available.

    • I love this look but I’m wondering if those line polyester pants are going to be hot for summer.

  7. I absolutely love today’s outfit Tania…the colours are gorgeous and the pants look so stylish but comfy. Gotta get me a pair of those. Stunning!

  8. Love this outfit on you. I like the paperbag waist but have hesitated to try a pair as I don’t have much of a waist. For sure I will give them a try. Love your blog! Keep up the good work.

  9. Will you be doing your Lash Boost special for Mothers Day? I thought I read that on a previous blog. I would love to try it.

  10. Charlcy Green Reply

    I love those pants but know they were called that. I’ve been looking for them ever since you posted those cute lt. blue & white ones from Target, but I haven’t found any. They would be perfect for my cruise. Its SO nice that Joe misses you after all these years!

  11. I love those pants on you! I like the combo of bold stripes with the soft pink cardigan. I will try to remain open minded about the paper bag waists, but I’m not overly hopeful!

  12. This is my favorite outfit you have posted. I actually didn’t realize you were that tall. Have to order these!

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