Monday, July 25, 2016

Joining The Fab 40's Bloggers


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Today is my first post with Fab 40's Bloggers, I was invited to join an amazing group of fabulously fashionable bloggers who are 40+. Yes I am over 40 yrs old, in case you didn't know. Some people think I am younger and that is great, but I have never been one to deny my age. Age really is just a number given for the years of life you have lived. Your age doesn't tell the story of the kind of life you have lived. Being 40 no longer equates with being old, heck I don't even think 50, 60 or 70 is old. Age is all about perspective, how you feel and how you live. I sure as heck don't feel 40, act 40 or some may say even look 40 (what ever that may be).  The Fab 40's group is 7 bloggers who love fashion and are here to show that style is ageless. Style comes in all ages as well as all sizes! 

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Every month Fab 40's will showcase a style theme, this month is all white. I joined in a bit last minute, and therefore may be cheating a bit with my outfit. I literally do not own any all white clothing. This was truly a challenge for me, and did the best I could.  I actually just bought this white shirt a few days prior to joining the group. I realized there was NO white in my wardrobe, with the exception of a few tees. Good thing I had at least a basic white button shirt for this months challenge. White hasn't been one of my favorite colors, because honestly I am a bit messy and prone to getting stains. Wearing all white is just attracting the dirt and stains to find me. I know white is a popular color to wear in the summer and hotter months, because it will keep you cool. I still wear black and dark colors in the summer, hot or not! 

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I did mange to dig out a pair of lighter color denim shorts with some white stripes to wear with this white shirt. It's not often I wear shorts either, so this theme was definitely a challenge for me. Usually I am not too comfortable showing off my legs, they are always too pale and not in the best shape. This theme was challenging for me. It made me push my self a bit to not be so critical on my self about my legs. Most women are harsh on themselves when it comes their appearance. If the worse thing I say about my legs is they are pale and a bit jiggly so be it. My legs allow me to walk every day and get me places I've never been. Turning 40 has taught to be kinder to my self about my appearance, because ultimately this who I am and what I look like

I paired the outfit with my favorite pair of slip on Vans, from the Eley Kashimoto collaboration. I've been wearing Vans since I was in elementary school. Every year my parents would take us to the Vans store and let us pick out a pair for school. Being a born and raised California girl, Vans are a must have in my wardrobe. Next month I will be more prepared and hopefully bring you a better outfit. Look out for the Fab 40's post on a monthly basis, the last Monday of each month. I am truly honored and excited to be a part of this group, hope you enjoy these post as well. 


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Outfit Details
White Shirt: Old navy $10
Stripe Shorts: Per Se via Marshalls $15
Slip On Vans (Eley Kishimoto Collab): Vans Outlet $19
Sunnies: Burberry (Old)
Watch: Baby G Shock (gift)
Earrings/Necklace: Lucky Brand $7 each

Now I like to introduce you to the ladies of Fab 40's...these are the fabulous stylish bloggers I will be collaborating with each month. I was invited to participate by Sheela of Sheela Writes (pictured below). Most of these bloggers are new to me and I am enjoying reading their blogs and catching up with their social media accounts.  I invite you all to go read their blogs and follow them as well.


Here are the Fab 40's Bloggers in this months theme...All White



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Sheela of Sheela Writes 
Follow @sheelagoh


Tee - Les Meschantes
Skinnies - Forever21
Clutch - Boohoo.com
Heels - Ami Clubwear
Sunnies & Jewellery - Poshmark
Lipstick - Candy K from Kylie Cosmetics

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Mary of CurlyByrdie Chirps 
Follow @curlybyrdie


Dress Jcpenney
Shoes Target
Tassel Necklace- Von Maur
Clutch - Target
Bracelet - Boutique

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Ann of  Kremb de la Kremb
Follow @ krembdelakremb


Sunnies--Forever 21
Earrings--J Crew
Necklaces--Dogearred and Wet Seal
Mesh Sweater--Express via Value Village
White Halter Suit--My sister's from Topshop
Shorts--Gloria Vanderbelt DIY cut offs via Value Village
Anklets--Pacific Beach vendor, San Diego

Diane of Fashion on the 4th Floor
Follow @fshiononthe4thfloor


Jacket & culottes - Express
Tank Top - Zara
Sneakers - Topshop
Clutch - White House Black Market
Watch - Red Pineapple Boutique(St. Augustine)
Bracelet - Charming Charlie

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Jennie of  A Pocketful of Polka Dots
Follow @apocketfullofpolkadots


Tee - Apt. 9, Kohls
 Skirt - Worthington, JCPenney
 Shoes - Michael Kors
 Bag - Charming Charlie
 Jewelry - Various

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Samantha of  Fake Fabulous
Follow @fakefabulous


Jacket:  Boden
Shirt: ASOS
Earrings: New Look
Glasses: Vogue
Brooch: My daughter’s (I seem to be borrowing it a lot!!!)
Necklace: Oliva Bonas
Jeans: ME&EM
Shoes: Clarks
Toe Nails: Malava
Finger Nails: Max Factor
Lips: MAC
Bag: River Island
Scarf: M&S
Rings: Various gifts

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Guest Bloggers Nicki & Ornella of My Ono Life
Follow @myonolifestyle


 Nicki (on the left)
Dress: www.beyou.com.gr
Shoes:Petite Jolie
Earrings:H&M

Ornella (on the right)
Dress:www.beyou.com.gr
Shoes:www.e-kellys.com


Hope you enjoyed this new post and make sure you visit all the Fab 40's bloggers for details on their outfits, as well as to show them some love. 




Are you a fan of all white for summer? 

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think of these outfits.




22 comments:

  1. What a cute outfit idea! I love an all white outfit, but don't wear it often because when I do, I spill something on me during the first five minutes. LOL

    Still can't believe your 40. I've seen your face close-up on Snapchat and would have sworn you were in your late 20's/early 30's.

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    1. Thanks Leslie, I think it's the chubby cheeks that keep me looking younger! πŸ˜† Also must be good genes, my mom has good skin!!

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  2. I think it's good to get you out of your comfort zone with white items Veronica!! I only say that because this blogging thing has done that for me, not as much with color, but different styles & pieces! And it's fun...and challenging....and good for some variety, right?
    This is truly a classic look---a white shirt works for everyone!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    1. Thanks Jodie, it was a fun challenge. Although wearing white makes nervous...I'm glad I did it!

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  3. Veronica, welcome to The Fab 40's! So glad to have you on board and thanks for being such a sport and deciding to participate in this month's theme at the last minute. I really like how you styled your classic white shirt with the denim shorts and Vans! Looking forward to finding out what next month's theme will be. :)

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    1. Thanks J, I am excited to collab with all you fabulous ladies. :)

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  4. Hi Veronica, I'm glad I found you via the Fab 40s! I like your outfit, and I'm glad the theme got you out of your comfort zone! :-) White shirts are so versatile and look great with so many outfits. But I don't wear them often enough since I hate ironing... ;-)

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

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  5. Hi Veronica!
    It is GREAT to have you on board (I am super-excited to see what you come up with next month)
    We make a diverse international team... with something for everyone.
    Thank you for being a part of it.
    XXX
    Samantha
    FakeFabulous.com

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  6. Oh yes I know what it mean to go out of a comfort zone. A challenge to wear shorts . You did it so well. :) You look amazing.
    xxxxxxx

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  7. You look fabulous and no way over 40. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

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  8. Congratulations on joining such a fab good of gals! Everyone looks gorgeous in their white looks!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  9. I think there is no better outfit for summer than denim shorts and a lightweight white top. And you look fabulous! Also, I really thought you were in your early 30's, so good for you! Rocking the 40's AND the white top! Remember to come link up with me On the Edge of the Week!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com/made-with-love-by-mom-tunic-take-2/

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  11. A great summer look, I love those sneakers.

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  12. Fantastic white outfits! Fantastic idea! Very inspiring....

    Anna
    www.glamadventure.com

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  13. Welcome Veronica Cid! We have a lot of fun, so get ready!

    I love what you say about confidence. It's our very best accessory in my opinion.

    Love, Ann from Kremb de la Kremb

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  14. Cute outfit (I am not a big fan of white myself. But the thing that I love most about this post is "My legs allow me to walk every day and get me places I've never been." Such a wonderful reminder! Thanks for sharing with us on #FridayFrivolity (did you notice I featured your Tribal Print you shared last week?)

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  15. Welcome, Veronica!! It's so cool having you as a member of the Fab 40s :) and you may think this outfit is "simple", I think it's all manner of street cool style, baby!!!

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  16. Age is definitely just a number. I would have never thought you were 40! You are looking fabulous!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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  17. Cid, I love all-white and fab 40 bloggers ;) I chose this as one of my featured faves from last week's Thursday Favorite Things. I will be featuring you this week on my Thursday post!

    Shellie
    www.thefabjourney.com

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