Ageless style

Sunday, October 02, 2016

My mom Phyllis and I recently shopped at a nearby mall. I ran into Loft to spend a gift card (that was burning a hole in my pocket) and found this fabulous knit dress.

I love the texture, colors, and the weight of the fabric--no cling hurray!
 
I love this dress paired with tights and ankle boots, but I would also wear it with flats or even suede wedges.
I layered a soft knit moto jacket over it and also plan to wear it with my leather jacket--a cashmere cardigan would look great too. Don't you love versatility?
Wearing Ecco black ankle boots (super comfy line) similar HERE  HERE and HERE.  Similar black bag HERE.
I didn't plan to also wear a necklace from Loft--it just happened! I bought this gunmetal chain necklace several years ago, but I found some similar styles HERE and HERE.
 The thing that REALLY surprised me about this dress was that my mom loved it too and she actually bought it! 
Meet Phyllis!
Now I love my mom dearly, but we have very different taste in clothes and have NEVER owned the same dress--until now that is!
  It also surprised me was that my mom agreed to be in this photo-shoot! She is usually soooo camera shy.
I think the dress gave her some confidence!
 We got a little silly.
And Mom really got into the modeling thing!
Kudos to Loft for making a dress that works for an "almost" 55 year-old and a 78 year-old....now that's ageless style!
Love you Mom!

XO Susan


Hair by the "official" Midlife Fashionista stylist Robert Jason Salon (the best!).
Photos by Chantal Kellerd.

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    1. Thank you Dianne!! We had a lot of fun with this one :) XO Susan

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  2. This is so great! love the dress and the photoshoot with your Mom - KandidlyKim

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  3. So cute! How wonderful for you to have a day like that with your mom. I miss mine so.

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    1. Thank you Judy--it really was a special day. xoxo

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  4. You should send these pictures to Loft! They'd love to see this.

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    1. I agree, they should be proud they made something so classy and broadly appealing!!

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    2. I did Alison and Naomi...nothing yet :(

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  5. Wow, thectwo of you having a blast and looking great!! ❤️ it!!!

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    1. We did...it was a lot of fun! Lots of laughter :) XO

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  6. This was way fun to see. These moments to connect with our moms are priceless and her sweet personality shows just why you turned out the fabulous way you did! Thanks for sharing way more then just the dress

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    1. Oh my goodness Tami--you are so sweet. Thank you very very much XO

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