Ageless Style - A Guide For The Modern Boho

Ageless Style - A Guide For The Modern Boho

She’s beauty and she’s grace…

 We've all seen her - she's effortless, and it's hard to pinpoint why, but age seems irrelevant. This fashion concept is something that most women aspire to emulate daily, and we're going to show you how.

 Let’s face it - we all want to look good at all stages of our lives. But it might be time for a change if you’ve reached 45 and you’re still dressing like you’re in your 20s. This means letting go of those clashing patterns, crop tops, and low-slung ripped jeans. And please, do not hide your age. Your age represents hard-earned wisdom and experience. Don’t try to appear younger than you are. Embrace your age; you've earned it.

 Trends will come and go, but adopting trends is the fastest way to adopt an aging look. Ageless style is timeless. It can be both relaxed and whimsical yet elegant and refined. Ageless style avoids fads, and at Imagine That Lifestyle, rather than following trends, our garments are timeless, designed to be treasured pieces. When curating your ageless style wardrobe, keep the following elements in mind:

  • Quality over quantity: Choose high-quality fabrics such as linen, silk, wool, and leather, even though they may cost more. These fabrics are durable and represent the essence of slow fashion.

  • When in doubt, go up a size: Slightly larger clothing usually looks more flattering and sophisticated than clothing that is too small.
  •  Know your body shape: Dress for your body shape by using clever layering and wearing simple silhouettes and shapes.
  • Patterns: Avoid wearing patterns, as they can make you look larger than you are, and consider this, will you still love that patterned dress next year, or the year after?  Tonal colourways worn from head to toe can be visually more striking; an interesting, accessory will up the ante. 

  •  Monochrome dressing: opt for a single colour or hue for your outfits. Neutrals, and earthy colours are considered ageless and timeless. Try our modern neutrals with Terracotta Latte, Ocean & Army. 


  •  Timeless outerwear: Invest in timeless outerwear pieces like trench coats and linen blazers that allow for layering. Try our 'Dali' Linen Blazer, available in Dove Grey, Terracotta Latte (pictured) Denim Blue, and Black.  

  •  Throw out: Discard shabby or poor-quality clothing items by donating them.

 All our clothing at Imagine That Lifestyle is designed for comfort first and foremost, and for good reason. The critical ingredient for achieving an ageless style is confidence. Your garments should not restrict your body but allow you to breathe and feel good all day.

 So, let’s discuss how to blend comfort and style to create a timeless wardrobe:

  •  Comfy feet: Nothing is worse than traipsing around in shoes that cause pain to your feet. Invest in high-quality footwear, such as leather boots or even a simple leather sandal — both will add panache to your ensemble. Our Italian 'Rocky Mountain' 100% leather boots will become a wardrobe staple for all seasons.... 

  • Dress for your size: Repeatedly telling yourself that you are a size 12 when that was your size over 20 years ago isn’t going to do you any favours. You can still look fabulous as a size 14.
  • Swap-outs: Instead of squeezing into a pair of high-waisted pants and a cropped tee, try our linen dresses over pants or our boho modern long Florence overlay tops, which will add a contemporary vibe and feminine look to your outfit.

 

 To maintain an ageless style collection of clothing, it's essential to take good care of the garments. Items should no longer be loosely folded and thrown into the wardrobe. Your timeless pieces care for you, so it's only fair to take care of them.

 Remember the following:

  •  Avoid over-washing your clothes. Handwashing is fine, but if you must use a washing machine, select the "delicate wash" option. Running your clothes through the machine regularly will cause them to age quickly.
  • Dry your clothes on hangers in the sun instead of using clothes pegs.
  • Store your clothes by hanging them on hangers in your wardrobe instead of folding them.

 Dressing to suit your personality is very important for self-expression, and your personal style should reflect this. However, your style may change as you move through different periods of your life, and that is perfectly okay. Adapting to your age with grace and attiring your body with care and consideration, is key to pulling off an ageless style.

 

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