Category Archives: fashion tips

When a knee length skirt hem height is essential

Add a touch of summer colour with this blue multi paisley print crinkle skirt from Just Elegance

Fashion tips for the over 50s that applies to a wide range of age groups… Well-established fashion advice suggests that women over fifty often look their best in skirts and dresses that feature a hem line that finishes on or around the knee level.  We’d take that a step further by saying that these basic […]

Your essential summer wardrobe overhaul starts here!

A summer wardrobe without breaking the bank by Just Elegance

Keep to timeless classics with new statement pieces and accessories Summer has arrived (after a fashion) and it’s the time of year when the phrase “wardrobe overhaul” might crop up from time to time. It makes a great deal of sense, as we wrote in a previous article, to follow the following simple equation:- Good […]

Going pear shaped – look out for form fitting tops and avoid long skirts

Floral butterfly print short dress from Just Elegance

These simple fashion tips make such a difference We search around the globe for relevant fashion tips for you – and this one concerns dressing well if you have this particular body shape… From a health point of view, a pear shaped body is a very good thing to have according to the Longwood University […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Consider quality and longevity when buying clothes

The lightweight fabric of this Just Elegance jumper makes it perfect for an everyday spring look

Why you should be wary of the impulse purchase… There’s very little point in buying something just to wear it once, decide you don’t like it and throw it away. In fact, as we’re sure you’ll be aware, there’s currently a worldwide backlash against waste in the clothing industry. Yes, we’re in part back to […]