Women's clothing ideas and inspiration from Just Elegance.

How to avoid mistakes with your jeans – and what to go with them

How to avoid mistakes with your jeans

Get the jeans right and the rest will follow! Often described as a “closet staple” jeans are probably the most important item in your wardrobe. But they need to be right in a number of important ways in order to make the most of the feature items and accessories that you surround them with. First […]

Is it time for the great wardrobe clearout?

Womens grey abstract tunic from Just Elegance

What to keep and what to get rid of – and why How often do you actually sort through your wardrobe? If the answer is not very often, you may be surprised what you actually find there… Stuff you might buy again because you didn’t know you’d purchased it in the first place. Trousers that […]

Why mature women may choose to avoid big T-shirts and baggy sweat pants

Palm print lace tunic. Shop online at Just Elegance

Keeping your outfits flattering – without breaking the bank Many consider dressing in a flattering fashion as they get older a real challenge. The key is not to give up and resort to the dreaded baggy T shirt and sweat pants – it’s to follow a few simple basic rules, and the results can be […]

Avoiding fashion mistakes – the common sense tips to consider

Mint floral design women's T shirt by Just Elegance

Steering clear of the dreaded “fashion faux pas” Not matter how long you spend shopping, carefully checking out what you might love (sometimes more in hope than expectation), and focussing on things that you’re told are fashionable, there are a few simple rules that you need to bear in mind at all times if you’re […]

Top fashion tips to save you time and keep you looking good!

Lemon or white floral embroidered T shirt from Just Elegance

How to avoid the dreaded “first thing in the morning panic!” We’ve all been there: the alarm went off late or the kids suddenly remember that all-important something for school – leaving you very little time to actually leave the house looking vaguely presentable. Your intentions were so good. You’d got that new statement piece, […]

Exactly why are “50 shades of beige” so popular at the moment?

Women's beige roll neck hotfix detail jumper from Just Elegance

…and the changing role of the “statement piece” in women’s fashion We’re not sure when this recent mad rush for all things beige began – and it does seem to be quite a recent trend in women’s fashion. Indeed, we recently blogged why beige just “oozes effortless chic”.  Anna Vitiello thinks she spotted its origins at […]

Unpredictable weather? That’s why your cardigan can be your new best friend!

White crochet edge to edge cardigan by Just Elegance

You can look great and keep the chill at bay The word “cardigan” conjures up all sorts of granny-related images in our heads – but these days things have moved on rather a lot. From something looking very much akin to a knitted sleeping bag, the good old cardi has become an essential wardrobe piece […]

Love your clothes – how to make them last longer

Black and white floral tunic with scarf from Just Elegance

Wonderful tips to save time and money on women’s fashion It can be very time consuming shopping for your soon-to-be-favourite outfits (as well as fun of course), but having gone to all the trouble and expense of landing clothes that you really love, it makes sense to make them last, so you can love them […]

Fringe benefits – but don’t overdo them!

Beige women's knitted cape with fringes by Just Elegance

Fringing is getting more popular with the over forties Fringing is becoming more popular – and more sophisticated – of late, according to a recent article on the 40 Plus Style website. The report by Sylvia starts off with one of our favourite fashion related quotes, from Oscar de la Renta, who is reported as […]

How to look your best when “dressing your age”

Women's red multiblock stripe top from Just Elegance

A few fashion tips that can make the world of difference as you plan your wardrobe… We need to tread very carefully on this one as the potentially controversial phrase “dressing your age” causes a sharp intake of breath whenever it’s uttered in dark corners! Putting sensitivities aside – if only for a moment – […]