As we women get older, our bodies experience numerous changes. This is all completely normal, but it often happens that clothes that used to look good on you 5 years ago don’t have the same effect today. Plus, there are some fashion styles and trends that should be avoided as to not look older than you actually are. But which are they? Which clothes for a 70-year-old woman will make you look stylish and hide a few years away? Find all the tips and tricks you need in this article!
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Fashion for women in their 70s
As a woman in her 70s, you should be careful with your fashion choices. We all want to dress stylishly and be in the spotlight, but overdoing it can make you look out of touch with reality… And you don’t want that! As an example, trying to keep up with the trends is not always the safest bet when trying to look fashionable over 70. A lot of these “fast fashion” trends tend to be focused more towards women in their 20s to early 30s. Dressing in a not age-appropriate way will only add extra years to your appearance. So, how can we look good when we are in our 70s?
What clothes look good on a 70 year old woman?
In order to look good when you are 70 or over, it is important to not overcompensate with your clothing. What I mean by this is that you shouldn’t base all your outfits on darker clothing, or reach only for baggy shirts and pants. Don’t be afraid to add colour to your everyday wear, but of course always be cautious with it. Experiment by adding a print clutch to your outfit, wear wide-leg jeans and high-waisted trousers. Tailored pants and sweater coats are one of your best friends when you are in your 70s.
Stylish clothing for mature women
Let’s now draw some fashion inspiration for the most suitable and stylish clothes for a 70-year-old woman. Up first, we have a monochromatic outfit by Diana Keaton, who’s choice of clothing inspires mature women everywhere. The outfit is stylish and elegant, and can be spiced up by mixing different fabrics.
Outfits with coats for a 70-year-old-woman
How to dress well at 70 or over? Opt for a tailored, fitted coat! Wear it long or a bit shorter like in the picture above. Choose a colour or pattern that you think suits you most. Wear the coat with tailored trousers or a long skirt. Don’t forget to accessorize with a stylish handbag and scarf made of light material.
One thing you should also keep in mind is this: sunglasses are your new best friend at and over 70! They instantly elevate any outfit, and conceal the wrinkles around your eyes. Wear a long light-weight coat in tawny brown, and pair it with print high heels and a statement leather handbag.
Do you want to look slimmer at 70? Opt for a light trench coat or a warmer wool one. Place a belt at the middle to accentuate your waist and add structure and style to your outfit. And you can’t forget that classy hat! Ideal wear for going to a special occasion or meeting with the girls for tea.
Mix and matching is an essential part of any woman’s style. Pair your long soft coat with a big scarf in a matching colour for the colder days. The matching pair of sunglasses, long golden hoop earrings and black leather handbag create an outfit that will certainly put you in the spotlight.
Jeans and trousers for mature women
A wide-leg pair of jeans are any 70-year-old-woman’s best friend! Style them with a print belt, white top and blazer. And of course, sunglasses!
Just because you are 70 or over doesn’t mean that you can’t wear a pair of trousers in a lighter colour. Pair your white choice of pants with a longer, flowy blouse in a bright colour to conceal your belly.
Look younger with these super stylish and comfy pastel colours clothes for a 70-year-old woman! I know some of you might be afraid of wearing bold tones, but if you feel good in them, you can certainly enjoy this outfit! Complete the look with a comfy pair of sneakers, ideal for a mature woman.
How to accessorize as a 70-year-old woman?
Accessorizing is important at any age. Just because you have turned 70, doesn’t mean that you have to stop wearing your glamorous and shiny jewellery pieces or your favourite handbags or scarfs. Wear an extravagant necklace and bracelet with your subtle, yet stylish outfit.
Add colour and energy to an all-black outfit with a beautiful long scarf with an eye-catching design. The mix of black and red will make you look bold and fearless.
Wear your favourite long buttoned shirt with a statement belt to accentuate your figure. Don’t forget your clutch in a bold leopard or zebra print.
Create a chic and feminine look by wearing a headscarf that matches your choice of outfit. Tie your hair back, to show off your beautiful earrings. Complete the outfit with a small black leather handbag.