CASUAL ELEGANCE WHEN YOU ARE OVER 50

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels

You didn’t forget to tie your shoelaces, your pants are not unzipped, you don’t have something on your shirt, and if you see someone eating something that looks like poop, it’s chocolate. Today is April 1st, so that means that it is April Fools Day, and you should believe a thing you hear!!! Do you have a prank that you love to pull on people every year?

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels3

So, here are photos of hairstyles that I am considering. One of these is the one that I’m doing, so let’s see if you can guess which one it is going to be. I like to change things up early in the year, and since it is just hair, I don’t get too bent out of shape if it isn’t a home run. Sooo…

Look 1, color and cut.

Look 2, cut but keep my color.

Look 3, color and cut.

Look 4, color but keep my cut.

Look 5, extensions but keep my color.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels12

How cute is this top??? This Ruffle Smocked Top has a chrysanthemum print which is a gorgeous color. The ruffled sleeves are flirty and feminine, and the smocked detail at the front yoke is a great detail. I was pleasantly surprised when the top arrived with tiny crystal details.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels8

You can see the smocking and tiny crystal details in this photo. I’m wearing a medium in the top, and it fits me great.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels1

Here is a look at the length of the blouse, and it hits me a little below my hip.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels16

I love these Straight Leg Raw Hem Jeans, they are perfect for spring and summer, and you can dress them up or down. These jeans look great with a blazer and heels, but you can also wear them with a t-shirt and sneakers. The description said these jeans ran small and that you should size up. I sized up to a 32 instead of a 30, but they are too big. I promise that I’ll eventually get my sizing down, but at least these are from Nordstrom, so I’m not paying for shipping or returns. I just received the 30s, so I’ll let you know how they fit once I try them on.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels13

I’ve already carried this cute beaded floral clutch with several outfits. I love the beadwork, and the colors of this clutch are perfect for spring and summer. My jewelry is the Adeline Link Necklace, the Sophee Drop Earrings, and I’m wearing a 5.5 Cartier Love Ring in 18Kt gold, which I earned through Rodan and Fields.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels2

The last part of my outfit is the neutral pointy-toe heels. These D’Orsay heels are a pair I bought from J Crew Factory several years ago. I also own the flat version, but they must still be in Grundy because I can’t find them. This beige shade is a great neutral that will go with anything. I found some similar shoes, including those flats that I mentioned, and I linked them below.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels11

This is no April Fools prank; I am getting my hair done today. I can’t wait to hear which look you think I am choosing. 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5???

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing a pink and white floral top with white jeans and neutral heels14

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  1. LYNN DAUGHTRY wrote:

    #1

    Posted 4.5.22 Reply
  2. Sharon wrote:

    I love your hair exactly the way it is lol!! No change needed in my opinion. But…I’m looking forward to see what you choose. My thoughts are you might go with look #2. I love that blouse!

    Posted 4.3.22 Reply
  3. Pam wrote:

    I think 2 for cut but I love color in 3. I love the outfit especially the pants. If I feel comfortable I feel classy and stylish. I don’t really go for elegance!

    Posted 4.3.22 Reply
  4. Stella wrote:

    I love the outfit I been watching your styles and have been trying to match them as close as I can with what’s in my closet

    Posted 4.2.22 Reply
  5. Jody wrote:

    I I think you are changing color! Look #4

    Posted 4.2.22 Reply
  6. Jayne Finkbohner wrote:

    Love # 2. Think you would look awesome with this cut!!
    I also love your outfit!!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  7. Lisa wrote:

    2 was spot on for you but I also like 1.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  8. Maribeth Conklin wrote:

    Hello
    Not a fan of the raw cut jeans but The blouse is cute.
    I think your hair color is perfect for you and I would go with look 2.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  9. Vicki Lemine wrote:

    #1

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  10. Robin Barnes wrote:

    I think number 4. Any of these would look great!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  11. Andra wrote:

    I have cut number 3 on m phone ready for my next hair cut. It has been there a month or so.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  12. Kathleen wrote:

    #2 haircut!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  13. Maryw wrote:

    #1 all te way. Sorry I just saw. No extensions please.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  14. DJ wrote:

    Don’t change a thing! You are rockin this outfit and your current cut and color are totally YOU!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  15. Teresa wrote:

    I hope you do #2. You would look really fabulous with silver hair. I noticed a couple of the other bloggers have embraced their grey and they are truly looking gorgeous.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  16. Linda Jhnson wrote:

    I predict look 1 for something different.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  17. Linda Burniski wrote:

    4

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  18. Claudia Tijerina wrote:

    #2 is the winner! Dressy

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  19. Barbara J wrote:

    Hmmm … 1 or 2, Icant decide

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  20. Julia wrote:

    #2 or #4. You will look great with any style you choose.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  21. Phyllis R. wrote:

    #2 for your hair. No to the pants, ragged hem is not elegant

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  22. Stephanie wrote:

    This is my first time on this site and I was trying to find a link for the white jeans from Nordstrom’s and couldn’t find it. Love the look!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Stephanie, you click on the red wording to go to the links.

      Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  23. Polly A Teeter wrote:

    I am guessing #2

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  24. Judy C wrote:

    I’m going with number 2. I think you look great with short hair. I also am torn that it may be changing your color to number 5??? Whatever it is I’m sure it will look great.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  25. Gail wrote:

    I’m guessing #2. (#1 is the style I’m going for & the pic I showed my hairdresser.☺)

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  26. Frances E Fruh wrote:

    I’m guessing either No2 or No3!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  27. Pamela C Witt wrote:

    Tania, the pants are not casual elegant. The strings hanging down do not look good. I do love the top!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  28. Melissa wrote:

    I like all but 5

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  29. Nancy wrote:

    Tania, I think It’s #2. (I always get my hair cut shorter in the spring/summer). Can’t wait to see your new look!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  30. I think #3. Either that or I can see you in #1’s cut, but keep your color. You look great as a platinum blonde, but you’d also look amazing silver. 🙂

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  31. Cheryll Sampson wrote:

    I think it’s No. 1.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  32. Marla Hawkins wrote:

    #3 would be so fun!
    And the purse absolutely makes this outfit “POP”.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  33. RORY wrote:

    Love your color as it is. I say #1. Well seeeee. I like your look today, except with flats.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  34. Veronica Davenport wrote:

    #1 You always look beautiful in everything you wear.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  35. Ginger wrote:

    #4 on the hair!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  36. Marsha Elizabeth Williams wrote:

    Love #2

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  37. Carole wrote:

    I am guessing Look 2- it would look so cute! But secretly hoping for Look 4, since I really love the colors!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  38. Jennifer Stoicovy wrote:

    I think it’s #1!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  39. Linda White wrote:

    I think number 1. Love your color now so keep it. You’re getting so thin so don’t lose much more.
    I’m getting jealous. 💕

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  40. Marilyn Kaufer wrote:

    I like number 2!
    As an Elementary Art teacher, I love the idea of casual elegance! Of course, I can’t do the heals and “washable” clothes are key. Lol!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  41. Maryk wrote:

    Would love to see you with look 3. But you’re so pretty you would look great in any of them.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  42. Julie wrote:

    My guess would be #2

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  43. Mary Cupp wrote:

    I think #2 would be great on you

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  44. Karen wrote:

    Look #2.
    No extensions, you’re such an example of showing women over 50 how to enhance their own beauty…Will you please remind us of your weight loss plan? Are you still losing? You look great!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  45. Carolyn wrote:

    #2 – you’re going a bit shorter for summer 🙂

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  46. Sandra wrote:

    I say Look #1

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  47. Laura wrote:

    Look 1, but with the depth of color from look 4.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  48. Jan Fusco wrote:

    #3

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  49. Paula wrote:

    Look #1.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  50. Violet L O'Brien wrote:

    Hi, #1 or #2 would look great on you, but please keep your present color. You look great as you are!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  51. Charlotte wrote:

    # 1 but your hair always looks great.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  52. Janette wrote:

    I think #1. I love that style! Cute outfit that looks great on you!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  53. Rita Towns wrote:

    Look 3! Love the cut but keep your color!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  54. I think #1

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  55. Maria Vazquez wrote:

    Did I miss something? Where did you purchase the blouse?

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  56. Lurania wrote:

    I’m thinking 1 with a color change.
    Love your outfit today. Bright and Spring like.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  57. Dottie wrote:

    Look #2! Love the outfit! Have to admit it’s hard for me to wrap my head around raw edged jeans and heels! I know it’s all the rage!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  58. Linda wrote:

    I hope you go with number 2!!! It is very chic looking.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  59. Patricia Martens wrote:

    Go for #1 – so cute! Would look good on you!!!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  60. MJ wrote:

    Love Graphic Tee, colors are flattering.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  61. Mary Ann Williams wrote:

    Am I missing something. I look forward to your Bible verses every day and haven’t been seeing them on the blog.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  62. Debbie Lee wrote:

    Voting for the cut that is totally different from what you have now. Change is always good, and hair grows back!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  63. Trish wrote:

    I think look 4! It’s probably just me but the ragged hem on those jeans does not look very “elegant”.
    Other than that great outfit!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  64. Stephanie wrote:

    I am guessing look #4. Have fun with whatever look you choose. Love the look today but not a big fan of the raw hem with heels. Personally think they look better with sneakers or sandals.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  65. Melanie wrote:

    #2!
    Love the outfit!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  66. Becky Kerwin wrote:

    Love that top!! I am guessing look 2.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  67. Jenny Meier wrote:

    Look 2

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  68. Carla wrote:

    I think you are going with look 3.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  69. Kathy A wrote:

    I’m guessing look 2. Have fun with whichever one you choose:). I Love your outfit today. It looks great with heels but also like that with flats it’s little more casual.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  70. Dawn wrote:

    I think you chose number 1 for your new hairstyle

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  71. Patti wrote:

    Look 2

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  72. Ann Bushle wrote:

    Tania – I think you chose either look 4 or look 2. Thanks for this post! The blouse is beautiful and I put my email on the waiting list for the purse.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  73. Marilyn S. wrote:

    I’m going with 2 or 5. Can’t wait to see it .

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  74. Susan H. McCannell wrote:

    Hair style #2.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  75. Sandra c wrote:

    #1 cut but with your current color. I am not a fan of your older pics with red in your hair. Good luck!

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  76. Trish wrote:

    3 or 5
    I LOVE the long look with the extentions , thinking of doing this myself.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  77. Kaye wrote:

    No. 1

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  78. Varsha wrote:

    Look 4 will look great! With your cut of course…

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  79. Patti Smith wrote:

    I think like 1 would look great on you.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
  80. Anita wrote:

    Although I like all the options, my favorite is look 4. Will come back and look at them all again when I want to do something different with my hair. As to the clothes..you look great as usual but…I think the jagged hem jeans go better with sneakers or flats..the heels dress up the outfit and the jeans bring it down. I feel the smocky, fluttery sleeve top is a bit girlie girl for me. p.s why have you stopped quoting the bible passages? I enjoyed them and I am not even Christian.

    Posted 4.1.22 Reply
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