10 basic affordable clothing items that women over 50 wear
Janet Gunn is the inspirational influencer behind Garden of gratitude. Hailing from Texas, the 58-year-old guru currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and dog Buster. She has worked as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, flight attendant, actress, jewelry designer and more. In other words, she has a ton of experience and an equally great personal style. Melissa Meyers is a Los Angeles influencer with a focus on beauty, style, travel and health. Her blog, Glowing girl, aims to empower women to embrace the best version of themselves, age gracefully, and nurture a radiant look inside and out. She is also 54 years old and has a penchant for masterful styling trends. Here, the fashion duo team up to discuss the basics they swear by. Oh, and don’t forget to follow them at @janetgunngratefulgardenia and @melissameyers.
“What do straight-leg jeans, sweatshirts, and white button-down shirts all have in common? They’re the holy trinity of wardrobe must-haves. In our 50s, we both certainly had our share of ‘What are we thinking?!’ fashion moment. But through so many hits and misses over the years and experimenting with different styles and trends, we learned an important trick we now swear by. Basics are our best friend. “
“Thankfully, as we got older, our fashion choices became wiser. We each developed our own signature style by attaching our wardrobe to the basics and then add accessories and seasonal trends to highlight our fashion personalities. Just as a house needs a solid foundation on which to build, so does our wardrobe.”
“As the perfect canvas for experimenting with trends, these staples — like turtlenecks, leather jackets and yes, even leopard prints — can take you from casual to luxurious that. And on top of that, they’re not always expensive.
Keep scrolling to see how we create unique styles for each of us starting with the basics we think every woman should own. “