Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings and a red sweater and red pumps

Before I start today’s blog post, I want to take just a minute and ask everyone to please say a prayer for those who are being affected by the wildfires that are ravaging states in the West. I looked at a wildfire map on, and it is mind-blowing to see how many states have fires. The fires are making it hard to breathe with ash in the air, and the temperatures are soaring, which is making everything even worse. Please pray for those who have lost loved ones, homes, and property, and for those who are trying their best to get the fires controlled. map of wildfires in the US

I went on Instagram Stories yesterday and told everyone about Joe’s latest obsession. He cracks me up sometimes with his wardrobe habits. When he finds something that he likes, he will order fourteen of them. I am not even exaggerating about that. He only wears a specific pair of khaki pants or blue jeans, so he has lots of them. He looks like he is wearing the same pair of pants every day, even though it is a different pair. Lol!

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black moto leggings and a red sweater and red pumps

I’ve tried for years to get him to branch out with his wardrobe, but he won’t budge. However, he finally has discovered his latest passion, and that is Skecher’s shoes! He ordered several pairs of shoes the other day, and he liked all of them, but he is crazy over this pair of Skechers. He originally ordered the Taupe pair, and after wearing them for about a month, he asked me to see if they came in any other colors. So, I found them in Charcoal, and they came in yesterday. He then asked me to order him another pair of the Taupe ones, which confused me. He said that he was going to keep wearing the ones that he has now for his “everyday/work in “shoes and that he wants another pair for “going out” shoes. Lol! If your hubby wants a pair of shoes that are lightweight, these are the ones. But, you are forwarned, he might become addicted. Charcoal colored Skecher's men's shoes

Skechers Relaxed Fit Elected – Drigo

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern in a red sweater

You know that I love a v-neck sweater! This gorgeous red pullover sweater is soft and comfy, and it looks terrific. This is a nice medium weight sweater that is light enough to still layer under a coat, cardigan, or vest. Plus, it will look great when worn over a button-up shirt or polo. I love red, so I will get a ton of wear from this sweater. But, if red is not to your liking, then you can choose from one of the other six colors that it comes in. Since the sweater is only $18.00, you might want to select several. Lol! I am especially partial to the cobalt blue and rust-colored one.

Cotton V-Neck Sweater

Soft V-Neck Eyelash Sweater

Long Sleeve V-Neck Pullover Sweater

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings and red pumps

Last Tuesday, I did a Target Try-On Session, and these black faux-leather moto leggings were part of that session. I styled them with a casual camo t-shirt, and then I got a couple of messages asking me how to style the leggings more dressy and stylish. Soooo, that is how we ended up here today. I love these leggings, and the fit is so comfortable and amazing. I am wearing a size large in these, and they fit perfectly.

Faux-Leather Leggings, Plus Size

High-Waist Moto Leggings

Spanx Faux-Leather Moto Leggings


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this a red sweater and black blazer

To dress things up a tad, I added this black twill blazer from A New Day. This blazer fits like a second skin! I love how it perfectly hugs you to help you appear thin and then flares out to give you a great shape. This one-button blazer will look fabulous with jeans and boots, or with a skirt or a dress. And, since it is under $35.00, so you know that you will get your money’s worth. Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings and a red sweater, red pumps, and a black handbag

The jewelry that I am wearing is the Kaia fat hoop earrings, the Rue long necklace, and the Maggie bangle bracelet. I have worn the Rue and the Maggie for months, but the Kaia is a fairly recent purchase.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings, red sweater, and red pumps

I can’t say enough about this leather handbag from Vince Camuto. The size of this bag and the way the leather feels is amazing. The gold hardware is nice and substantial, and I think that the gold looks very luxurious against the black pebbled leather. The bag comes in several different colors, and since it is from QVC, it is available on the 5 easy payment plan.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking classy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings and a red sweater and red pumps

I added my red suede pumps to the look to tie in the red from the sweater. I’ve had these pumps for a long time, and since pumps are a classic shoe, I will be able to wear them for years to come. Some people think that pumps look “old and frumpy,” but I see young women strutting in pumps also. You can’t tell me that these pumps look frumpy, especially when worn with these moto leggings. Lol!

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is looking modern and edgy in this pair of black faux leather moto leggings, red v-neck sweater and red pumps

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  1. Sara wrote:

    Love this look! ❤️
    When you described Joe’s obsession about clothing I had to laugh! My husband is the SAME way!! He wears the same shirt, the same pants, the same shoes, the same shorts. He orders 100 of EVERYTHING in the SAME color. Says it makes it easy to get dressed, he doesn’t have to think, and “when you find a good thing why change?” 😂😂😂
    Oh well, guess it frees up more money for me to shop.

    Posted 9.12.20 Reply
  2. Linnie S Z wrote:

    Haha! My husband is EXACTLY the same. He found a pair of Skechers he loved a few years ago, and we scour the stores and websites for them. Sadly, they were discontinued .As for ME, I also love a red sweater, I love the v-neck. I was looking for the link to the red sweater with the white piping? Love the red pumps. Very classy.

    Posted 9.12.20 Reply
    • Linnie S Z wrote:

      Found the link. (it’s not you, it’s me!)

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    • Charlcy Green wrote:

      What a beautiful outfit! Very classy and sexy! But I also loved the moto leggings w the camo shirt! Funny story about Joe and his shoes, but at least those are some cool shoes!

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  3. Chris wrote:

    Your stories about Joe are so cute! My husband is much the same way!!! They don’t need a lot of variety!!! Great outfit today! Very youthful!

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    • Dot wrote:

      I love your blog BUT personally I would not wear those leggings. In your pic they are emphasizing your thighs and groin area….not a classy look for any age.

      Posted 9.12.20 Reply
      • Angela wrote:

        I was going to say, Id need to cover my backside and crotch. Love the leggings, Id just want more “area” coverage 🙂

        Posted 9.13.20 Reply
  4. Same here with the “mr.” I bought him the exact same Sketchers shoes and he wears them everyday to work. I found taupe, charcoal and I think he has a 3rd color but they are pretty discolored and he is only allowed to wear them at home! You look great today!!!

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  5. Laura C wrote:

    I so enjoy your home and fashion styles! Perfect for my age group! Lol.

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  6. Connie wrote:

    This outfit is fabulous. I love the red sweater and pumps with these moto leggings and jacket. Thanks Tania for sharing.

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  7. Ginger wrote:

    I have to tell you that while most everything about Joe’s clothing “habits” are similar to my hubbies (and a good many others based on comments 🙂 you really had me when he asked you to order another pair of the taupe…Mine “saves” a second pair of the same exact New Balance 623 walking shoes in every color. Heaven forbid that style is discontinued!

    I love your youthful flair. I look at photos of my grandmothers at our age and they look OLD!

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  8. LuAnn wrote:

    Love the stories you share about Joe I have a husband with the similar fashion ideas! Great outfit you look awesome in it!

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  9. Nancy Lawrence wrote:

    I love the red pumps! I have pumps in every color and texture. They are classic!

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  10. Joy wrote:

    My husband is the same way! But the advantage of it is that he can be showered, dressed and ready to go in a jiffy. I have some friends that say their husbands take longer to get ready to go somewhere than they do. I just could not imagine.

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  11. Karen wrote:

    My husband wears those same Skechers! Also I had to order the v neck sweater in blue…went with a large. I love the way you styled the leggings!

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  12. Mary wrote:

    i love this look! I did not love the leggings previously, but now I cant wait to order them. thanks for mixing it up.

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  13. evegpt wrote:

    It’s all in how you put it together. You have that touch. I know that v red sweater is sold out but I’ll try.
    My DH wears polo shirts in neutral dark colors. Black jeans, blue jeans and owns a couple of neutral dress pants and a pair of dress shoes in black. Borrows dress shirt from his brother if he needs it. Done. Unbelievable but he always looks just fine, I have a stuffed closet and could learn a valuable lesson from him I suppose.

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  14. Nancy K. wrote:

    Thank you so much for asking for prayers for the west coast! I’m in Vancouver, WA, on the border of Oregon, and the 37 fires in Oregon have pretty much covered the entire state in smoke. We haven’t been going outside since Tuesday evening. Over 800,000 acres have burned, causing 500,000 to be evacuated. A few small towns have been totally destroyed. Thankfully not many peoples lives have been lost. But I have several friends & family who’ve been impacted by this. Again, thank you for caring & spreading the news.

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  15. Penny wrote:

    Love the look today! Got my target order in!!

    Posted 9.12.20 Reply
  16. Michelle wrote:

    I laughed so much about your comments about your husband. Mainly because you could have been talking about mine! He has those obsessions and he loves Skechers shoes! When I read that portion of your post to him he laughed too. I think they must be long lost brothers! Thanks for making us laugh today!

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  17. Liane wrote:

    I didn’t get online yesterday to see the post and thank you for your prayers. My precious granddaughter lives in an area where they are on evacuation alert. She’s been on alert for several days plus the power company has the electric off out of an over abundance of caution. It’s been in the 100s all week and she has no cooling. Local hotels are jammed. It’s so good to hear that people way across the country are praying for us. So thank you!

    Posted 9.13.20 Reply
  18. REGINA wrote:

    My husband has the same shoe preference but his brand is Merrell
    We got to church one Sunday and I looked down and he had on his outside shoes LOL

    Posted 9.14.20 Reply
  19. Becky R Bernard wrote:

    When I saw this outfit I had to have the jacket, should be here tomorrow. Then I ended up with a pair of faux leather pants also!

    Posted 9.17.20 Reply
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