Fall Denim Trends For Women Over 50

September 6, 2018 Published by
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I’ve been around long enough to see oh-so-many trends come and go. And what I’ve learned about trends is this: love them, enjoy them but never become a slave to them.

Now, some women our age say they eschew trends all together. What fun is that, darlings? I love to stay up to date on the latest styles but I only wear what suits me. I wear my clothes and never vice versa. No trend will earn a spot in my closet unless it stirs my soul and speaks to my sense of style.

Denim is always hot for autumn and Fall 2018 is no different. Do I wear jeans at this stage in my life? You bet! I adore my jeans. In fact, I think I spend more hours in a day with my jeans than I do with my husband! I even walk our new pup… in my jeans! I go to the market and the movies… in my jeans.

Styling Denim the “Honey” Way

I love to dress jeans down with a great casual top plus belt and boots to go to Pizano’s on Sunday night for pizza. Or, I pair denim with a black leather or silk shirt, beautiful suede or leather jacket, and high heeled boots to dine out at Gene and Georgetti or Gibsons. And, last but not least, my suitcase never leaves home… without my jeans! So darlings, when I say, “I love my jeans,” that is putting it mildly! I really should be saying, “I love, love, love my jeans.” I’m discerning about which brand I wear because a fit that flatters is the key to great style.

The fit of the Talbots jeans I am wearing in these pictures is pure perfection. The jeans fit me like a glove when I tried them on! All they needed was shortening. I recommend them. I love the color, fit and comfort, but first and foremost, darlings, I love the style of these jeans.

Denim Trends to Try for Fall 2018

I always pay attention to what’s new and “haute” if you will, before deciding if I want to embrace any of the season’s latest looks. Here’s are a few denim trends for Fall 2018 that I find quite wearable and worth taking for a spin:

  • Wide leg denim inspired by the ’70s. It’s a throwback that looks great and feels amazing to boot.
  • Frayed edges. Done well, frayed can be fun and fashionable.
  • Denim midi skirts. These are skirts that hit below the knee and look great with boots. Forget minis, we’re all about midis this fall!
  • Denim shirt dresses. Could there be anything easier, darlings?
  • Flared jeans. Forget straight legs and skinny jeans (great news, right?). This fall it’s all about flare, like the cut in my Talbots jeans pictured above.

I’ve included a close-up picture (above) of some of the accessories I chose to pair with these jeans but I know what you really want… more details about the denim itself, right?

These jeans are a part of Talbots denim collection featuring new leg shapes, washes, and fabrications for a flattering, flawless fit for every shape and size. Check ’em all out in stores and online at www.Talbots.com.

Denim for Everyone

There are so many options out there, finding the perfect pair of denim can sometimes prove to be a challenge. So to make your life a little easier, here are a few more styles you’ll love (and at great prices too)!

Pilcro and the Letterpress Pilcro High-Rise Bootcut Jeans

Pilcro and the Letterpress Pilcro High-Rise Bootcut Jeans

Whether you’re looking for something sleek and skinny to take you from day to night or you’re just seeking something casual, this pair of medium blue wash denim from Anthropologie fits the bill. With just a slight flare, these jeans provide a comfortable fit while still keeping with the newest trends! You can snag a pair for $138 here.

Express High Waisted Striped Stretch Ankle Jean Leggings

Express High Waisted Striped Stretch Ankle Jean Leggings

Speaking of flare, this fabulous pair of jeggings offer up some of their own! The signature red stripe going down the side allows you to have a little fun with this pair of casual denim! With a flattering high-waist and a stretchy fit, you’ll have all the confidence you need to take on the day! And for only $88, this pair is also a steal! You can grab your pair here.

Express High Waisted Flower Ripped Original Girlfriend Jeans

Express High Waisted Flower Ripped Original Girlfriend Jeans

This laid-back pair of relaxed girlfriend jeans also have a retro-cool high waist and even rock a little extra sparkle! The destruction at the knees also gives them a bit of an edge. Do you love them as much as I do? Grab a pair here for less than $50!

Madewell High Rise Skinny Jeans

Madewell High Rise Skinny Jeans

Darlings, I can’t help but love this look! This skinny, cropped pair allows you to dress them up or down, depending on your day. Pair them with a blouse, blazer and loafers or just toss on your favorite pair of tennis shoes for running errands! Regardless of how you wear them, you’ll be turning heads. Pick up a pair here for $128.

Burberry Stretch Japanese Denim Wide-leg Jeans

Burberry Stretch Japanese Denim Wide-leg Jeans

A little on the pricier side, this pair of wide-leg denim from Burberry is also one of the most unique! The workwear-inspired design features deep military pockets and contrast topstitching, as well as a little flex for extra comfort. You can purchase a pair to add to your fall collection here.

Here’s to a Flawless, Fashionable Fall!

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4 Comments

  • Susan says:

    Yes! This is great and I see a couple pair I will check out. I really like dark denim. It is flattering in so many ways.
    You mentioned Anthropologie. They have some wonderful clothes and shoes. Lauren Hutton, a model from the 70s, is featured for some of the new fall outfits.

    Thank you for posting some new fashions to try.

    Susan

  • Carolann says:

    Love your posts. Thank you

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