over50feeling40: PURPLE, POTS , AND ALL THINGS NOT!
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Oct 27, 2010


Day Three: No Shopping Challenge

Perfectly Purple

I love to begin and end the day with purple! Especially a beautiful purple like the one in this blouse. I added this to my wardrobe last year. It is a Coldwater Creek, no-iron blouse with feminine touches on the sleeves. I highly recommend their no-iron line and they do have some incredible saturated colors.

It was perfect for another hot day in SA! I just let the scarf hang down the front to elongate and add some more beautiful colors. It has a deep brown in it, so I like to wear this with these brown slacks.

Detail is important!

Steve Madden Flats

Final touches are my gold Steve Madden flats and gold earrings which also bring a touch of red.

Remember, I am caring for my mother, who just asked me what I am doing…….

“I’m writing a blog.”

“A clog?? Yes, I was clogged today. I sat on the pot for hours just trying to get it going!”

(Sigh) Glad my outfit made me happy…it might be a stressful evening!


Love Her Blouse!
I have to add Gigi’s colorful knit top and her fashionable heels to my wish list. She found these heels at Marshall’s for only $20 and they make her over 50 legs look fierce.

These I love.....Marshall's!

The other wish list item is this knit jacket the forever smiling Mrs. Joy is wearing. I love the slouchy pockets and her grey & black scheme. This outfit keeps her feeling and looking cool on our warm autumn days.

The Slouchy Pockets on the
Jacket Make the Look


  1. A woman after my own heart--ie purple! Love those steve madden flats!

    I have a feeling you have a lot of clothes....

  2. Oh, that conversation with your mother...sad and funny at the same time.

    I like the details on the blouse and I'm always a fan of no iron.

  3. Purple and Brown are one of my favorite combos.

    You better hope your mother doesn't figure out it's a "blog" you're writing and discover what you've told us about her -- you'll be in trouble then!


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