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Go for Clean Lines & Crisp Styles
"Midlife ladies cannot go wrong in crisp fabrics and clean, graphic silhouettes," says Kendall Farr, author of Style Evolution: How to Create Ageless Personal Style in Your 40s and Beyond. The softer our bodies become—and yes, even if you're fit it happens—the more structure your wardrobe should provide. Clothes shouldn't droop. So skip the cowl-necks and shapeless dresses.
Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.