Andrea Pflaumer, author of the Amazon best-selling book Shopping for the Real You, writes and blogs from her home in Northern California. Her first online course in the Fashion Perfection series is entitled: Discovering Your Inner Style: An Adventure in Dressing Authentically.

Latest Posts By Andrea Pflaumer

6 months ago

What Is in Your Retirement Wardrobe?

Except for front line workers and clerks (and God bless all of you who are) a lot of us have been experiencing a form of “retirement,” during the pandemic lockdown. We’ve been relegated to living in sweats and athleisure outfits…

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8 months ago

Pantone’s Color(s) of the Year: “Ultimate Gray” and “Illuminating”

Each year, the Pantone Color Institute studies trends and tendencies in society, marketing, fashion, and even politics to come up with what they call the “Color of the Year.” But this year they picked two colors…

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9 months ago

Holiday Fashion for At-Home Celebrations (VIDEO)

Christmas and New Year are upon us. A lot of you are not feeling it. You may have a lot of reasons to stay in hiding! But here’s some advice: don’t! If you have gotten comfortable with your endless routine of…

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10 months ago

Hippie Trends That Are Back! Can Women Over 60 Wear Them?

In fashion this year we are seeing a return to some of the hippie trends of our past. Maybe after all the restrictions and shutdowns and social turmoil, we’re longing for the freedom and hope we felt in the 60s that was reflected…

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1 year ago

Are You a Frankie or a Grace? A Signature Style Can Speak a Lot About Your Personality

The stay-at-home order and social unrest has made all of us a little wacky… and turned a lot of us slightly feral. (I took a scissors to my own hair this past week… that’s why you won’t see any current photos of me!) One important escape…

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1 year ago

Finding Fashion Deals After 60: When Is a Bargain Not a Bargain

Unless you are hyper vigilant about your spending habits or living on a tight budget you’ve probably had the experience of buying something you didn’t expect to buy simply because you found it on sale. Now, there are many good reasons for doing so. Read More

1 year ago

Clothes to Make You Look Slimmer When You Need to Be Fashionable Again

Ladies, step away from the chocolates. Step away from the cookies. The quarantine will end, and we will all emerge from it a little, well, juicier than we were before…

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1 year ago

How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style

For anyone, really, but particularly for those of us over 60, wearing a beautiful scarf is a fabulous and very effective way to brighten up, freshen up, and liven up any outfit. It can also complete a look. That’s the thing about good accessories…

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2 years ago

Boost Your Fun Meter When a Bad Hair Day Strikes! Wear Headbands! (Video)

You know those days: one piece of hair sticks out awkwardly; what is supposed to be full on the top or sides lies flat; the curl goes in the wrong direction on one side; your hair just looks like a limp dishrag…

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2 years ago

Embrace Staying Young at Heart After 60…Through Fashion!

Actress and model Isabella Rossellini told a story a few years ago about an incident that occurred with her while she was perusing items at an antique store. Read More