Navigating through life away from the library.
Navigating through life away from the library.

Ageless Style: The Heat Is On

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Hi, welcome to the Ageless Style Linkup. The linkup runs the first Tuesday of each month and features 10 women over the age of 40 styling an outfit based on one theme, and, because we’re all so different, each theme interpretation is different. Each month, one of the co-hosts invites a guest co-host to join us for the linkup. Our goal is to show you that style is ageless…


This month’s theme is the Heat is On. And, y’all, it’s sooooo hot outside. I tried waiting for the sun to go down to take my pictures, but I still needed to get my run in, so…


This dress has been in my closet for a couple of years because, honestly, I’m not sure if it’s a dress or a tunic. The tag listed it as a dress, but The Hubs said it looks like a shirt. I think it’s because he’s not used to seeing me in anything except jeans or pants. I rarely wear dresses or skirts anymore. Which I’m starting to rethink because, despite my face, this dress is really cool.

The dress is a kind of weird mesh of preppy and boho. It’s embroidered seersucker. What’s more Hamptons than seersucker? And now that I’m looking a little more closely, I’m thinking this could have swung even more preppy with a pair of white sneakers. What do you think? 

Once the weather gets cooler, I could easily pair this with a denim jacket and a pair of brogues. I like how I’m having this idea now but will probably forget as soon as I hit “publish”. Do you do that? Have brilliant styling ideas and then forget about them?

Don’t forget to visit my co-hosts…

Amy ~ Amy’s Creative Pursuits Blog, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest

Bettye ~ Fashion Schlub Blog, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube

Daenel ~ Living outside the stacks Blog, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter

Debbie ~ Fashion Fairy Dust Bloglovin, Blog, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Jennie ~ A Pocketful of Polka Dots Blog, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Bloglovin

Jodie ~ Jodie’s Touch of Style Blog, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Bloglovin, Twitter

Julia ~ When the Girls Rule Blog, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram

Kellyann ~ This Blonde’s Shopping Bag Blog, Instagram, Bloglovin, Twitter

Shelly ~ The Queen in Between Blog, Instagram, Bloglovin, Pinterest, Facebook

Shugunna ~ Nzuri N* Simplicity Blog, Pinterest, Instagram


Click here to see the inspiration piece and to get all the details.

Earrings – Nickel and Suede | Dress – Similar | Sandals – Similar

Now that I think about it, I have worn this as a tunic… You can see it here.

Now go play in your closet,

Daenel T {Living Outside the Stacks}




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For more stylish inspiration, check out the following linkups:

Where I Co-host

  • Ageless Style – Ten women, over the age of forty, prove that style is ageless. First Tuesday of the month.
  • Fab Forties – Six bloggers, over the age of forty, show they’re still fabulously fashionable. First Monday of the month.
  • Style Imitating Art – Style inspired by pieces of art. Every other week.

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