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My sculpture dress: between street style and Japanese designers

Style Not Only Twenty

The look that I propose you today is particular, one of those garments that must be in our speed to be worn. I refer to the “sculpture” dress of the designer Rick Owens. If you don’t know him, I suggest you go to see the retrospective that the Triennale di Milano dedicates to the Californian designer, transplanted in Paris, until March 25, 2018. The style …

Jeans: how to combine them for a feminine look

My style Not Only Twenty

In one of the last articles, we talked about the beauty of sartorial jeans, a great trend this spring. Waiting to buy the denim that will drive us crazy, let’s see how to wear those we already have in our closet, to create a trendy and feminine style. Even if you have frayed jeans, don’t give up because not always that type of denim provides …

The secret to dressing well (spending little)

My style Not Only Twenty

There is no need to spend lot of money to dress well and be elegant: sometimes it’s enough to wait for the right opportunity (sales), or look for clothes similar to those that make us crazy, but at reasonable prices. Yeah, but it could mean waiting months for the right occasion, or scanning lot of shops looking for the right piece. I  adopt a strategy, over …

Why we should have a camel coat

Style at fifty Not Only Twenty

Each of us should have a camel coat in our closets for more than one reason. Because it is an evergreen, because it is the most chic of colors, because it matches everything, because it is good for everyone. I had already written that for a long time I thought that camel color was a color that didn’t match to my complexion, I have an olive …

The floral dress to wear all year round

My style at 50 Not Only Twenty

Do you remember the post Winter sales: what to buy to wear in spring? Among the suggestions for purchases at discounted prices there is also the floral dress, in fact the floral fprint is not a prerogative of spring/summer, the floral dresses are to wear all year round. I am convinced that fashion is made by each of us, what makes us feel good is …

The 70’s style long skirt

style over fifty Not Only Twenty

I love long skirts, this that I propose reminds me of the 70s, those years of my adolescence, where girls (a little ‘older than me) wore long skirts with flowers and very often clogs, clothing that characterized the emancipation of women . Do you remember the post “Where to find the store for those who love vintage prints“? I told you about the temporary shop of …

How to wear tartan

My style at 50 Not Only Twenty

One of the 2017/18 winter trends is the tartan, but what exactly is it? The tartan, also called Scottish, “is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours” (wikipedia) on a woolen fabric, used to make the famous Scottish kilts (hence the name). It is currently used to create any item of clothing and in any type of fabric, not just wool. …

A sparkling look for New Year 2018

Style at 50 Not Only Twenty

The last night of the year is approaching all of us with the desire to welcome the new year. Each of us with projects to be realized and so much hope that the new year could bring more justice and fairness to everyone and that could give, especially to young people, the possibility of believing in their future. Let’s get ready, therefore, with a good dose …

What to wear at Christmas: my vintage choice

Fashion at Christmas Not Only Twenty

This year my Christmas proposal is vintage. I must confess that I’m not a big lover of vintage clothing, but I’m lucky to have a good vintage shop in Siena. I have already talked about Alessandra Aloe and her beautiful store Aloe&Wolf, where it is not infrequent that designers of luxury fashion brands take clothes to do research and find inspiration for future collections, or …

How to create new outfits by mixing old things

Fashion over fifty Not Only Twenty

In fashion, the fundamental thing is not to buy the trendiest model, but to know how to mix clothes we have in our closet to create different outfits. We can in fact create an infinity of look without having to spend astronomical figures. So the rules to follow are those of buying beautiful things as soon as sales begin, choose evergreen garments, those that never …

Christmas 2017: Norvegian sweater

Fashion over forty Not Only Twenty

Have you booked your Christmas holidays in the mountains? Then you certainly  you need a nice Norwegian sweater to protect you from the cold. The mountain with the snow makes Christmas much more evocative, it brings to mind the sleigh with reindeer and Santa Claus with gifts in us adults too. How not to want a nice fireplace lit while it’s cold outside and it’s …

Christmas holidays look

Fashion over forty Not Only Twenty

It’s just less than a month at Christmas, it’s time to think of some looks for those days, something special that makes us feel the queen of the party. Lunches and dinners with friends and colleagues, meetings for a game of cards or the old game of bingo, the opportunities to wear the dress that we like so much there are. If in our closet …