January 5, 2017

Favorite Looks Of 2016 + My Refined Style #15

Just like that…a new year has dawned! To tell you the truth, a good bit of last year passed by in a blur for me. I moved out of a large family home, walked my youngest through all of her graduation activities and moved continents. So this year, I have […]
November 15, 2016

Blue On Blue – What I Really Wore + Featured Looks From MRS #14

Today, I’m sharing what I really wore last Tuesday to cast my vote for election 2016. I decided to wear a little blue on blue to show my patriotism….of course, I didn’t want to clash with my “I Voted” sticker. Although a lot of our friends chose early voting, we […]
November 3, 2016
dress over jeans

Dress Over Jeans – My Refined Style #14

I must admit…I love cold weather clothes a lot better than summer clothes. Layered outfits are fun to put together and they are often much more forgiving on the figure! So, you’ve pulled your boots out and dusted them off for cooler weather. I love the long top over jeans […]
October 6, 2016

Perfectly Palazzo Pants – My Refined Style #13

I have resisted the pull of Palazzo pants for some time now. Admittedly, they look extremely comfortable and I have seen them worn in a lot of different places, but I didn’t think they were for me. Typically, I go for tailored styles and shy away from any style that […]
September 13, 2016
white pants year round

Wear White Pants Year Round + Featured Looks From MRS #12

I grew up hearing all the rules for proper dressing and one of the biggest was, “never wear white after Labor Day.” Hmm, I can see how that might be the case in places where you have seasonal change, but in tropical climates it doesn’t really make much sense. That’s […]
September 1, 2016
how I refine my style

How I Refine My Style – My Refined Style Celebrates One Year

Today is a very special day…we are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the My Refined Style Fashion Linkup…woot, woot! What a fabulous time we’ve had; coming together each month to rock our over-40 style. How I Refine My Style To celebrate the day I thought I would share the three […]
August 4, 2016
Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Simple Striped Shirt Dress – My Refined Style #11

I am pumped about this month’s My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup! The most exciting part is that I have actually slowed down enough to really enjoy the linkup. The last several months I’ve had little extra time to stop or smell the roses. Striped Shirt Dress I found […]
July 7, 2016
summer dress

Summer Dress – My Refined Style Linkup #10

It’s time for a summer dress  and the My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup #10! I love dresses and summer is the perfect time to wear them. This black and white sundress really caught my eye. The white design contrasts so well against the black back drop. The full […]
June 2, 2016
All-Black Outfit

All-Black Outfit With Colorful Bag – My Refined Style Linkup #9

Today I’m wearing another fabulous all-black outfit and hosting another fabulous My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup! All-Black Outfit I’m a big fan of the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” It so happens that all-black works well for me, so I wear it often. BUT…that doesn’t […]
May 16, 2016
Ladylike Black And White Outfit

Ladylike Black And White Outfit- Featured Looks From My Refined Style #8

If you have followed my blog any length of time, you know I am crazy about black and white. Although I love to throw a lot of color into my wardrobe, I still always come back to my monochromatic standard. This week I’m wearing a ladylike black and white outfit. […]