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Spring Clean Day 3 | Spring Outfit Inspiration for Women Over 40

Spring Clean Day 3 | Spring Outfit Inspiration for Women Over 40

Now that we've cleaned out the house and spruced up the decor, it's time to focus on your closet!  Spring is a great time to clear out the old and make some breathing room.  Instead of going to the extreme of a capsule wardrobe, this spring I decided to do a quick clean out and then create outfits out of the clothes I already have.   

In fact, I want to inspire you to do the same!  I'm not even going to post links to these pieces so that I don't tempt you.  I just want you to get inspired to look at your closet with a fresh eye!  

Great ideas!  Spring outfit ideas for women over 40--it was so fun putting these ideas together and now I have some templates to use going forward.  Capsule wardrobes work for some people, but I'm going to stick with outfit planning and shopping my closet for now :)  | Getting Unschooled is a family lifestyle blog about unschooling, family life, over 40 style, and more!  Thanks for pinning!

I did this clear out last week and it was not only really fun, but eye opening.  I usually just grab the most comfortable (and clean) thing from my closet and call it a day.  I can't be bothered to come up with some ensemble

Putting together outfits in one batch of time really showed me that I have some cute things to wear.  I've already been wearing the outfits I put together!  Not having to think about what I'm wearing has been so nice and is motivating.  

Spring Outfit Ideas for Women Over 40 (Shop Your Closet and Save Money!)

Creating these outfits literally took 10 minutes and now I don't have to think about what I'm going to wear!  The best part?  These are basic silhouettes so I can change out a top or bottom or dress to change things up.  Easy!  

Outfit ideas for women over 40!  White shorts and a black blazer are never wrong :)  More spring outfit ideas for women on the blog!!

White shorts, colorful top, and a black blazer

Who says you can't wear shorts in your forties?  My general rule for maximum comfort level is to either show my arms or my legs, but rarely do I show  both. 

Check out more spring outfit ideas for women over 40 like me!  More ideas on the blog today :) 

Utilizing a lightweight blazer with rolled sleeves elevates these shorts and sleeveless blouse.   Pro tip: go up a size in the shorts so that they're a little slouchy.  This makes your legs look thinner :)  

Spring outfit ideas for women over 40 is up on the blog today!  Shop your closet and save money :)  

Lightweight Dress, Statement Jacket

I've had this black dress for three years from the Merona line at Target.  The jersey material just doesn't age!  And the length of the dress hits right above the knee, so I can bend over without worrying about flashing anyone LOL  

The marine utility jacket is my version of a jean jacket.  For whatever reason, I just can't rock a denim jacket.  They don't look good on me!  And they look so cute on other people.  So you could change out this jacket for a jean jacket or casual blazer and look cute and casual.  

Spring outfit ideas for women over 40--CUTE IDEAS!   Check out more on Getting Unschooled :) 

Skinny Jeans, Low-High T Shirt, Statement Necklace

This is a go-to look for me, but I usually have a light cardigan on, as well.  Denver summers are blazing hot in the sun, but really cool in the shade or indoors.  

Invest in a pair of skinny jeans that make you feel like a million bucks--add an inexpensive t-shirt, statement jewelry and your favorite sneakers or sandals and you're done!  

I absolutely love these jeans from Vici.  The wash on them makes my legs look way thinner than they are LOL.  Plus, they hold their shape and they have minimal distressing.  Just enough for a little personality, but not enough to make it look like I'm trying too hard.  

Spring Outfit Ideas for Women Over 40--love these looks!!  More on the blog where she shopped her closet :) 

Loose shorts, Tunic, Statement Necklace

Here's my loose, short shorts and a long sleeved top formula again.  I would wear this with my white sneakers or my stacked heels for a date night.   I absolutely love wearing heels with shorts.  It feels sporty and sexy at the same time and it's comfortable!  

Here's a casual spring outfit idea for women over 40 and something I wear all the time!  Get more inspiration on the blog today :)

Dressy T-Shirt, Loose Fit Jeans, Colorful Shoes

Out of all of these spring outfit ideas, this is the one that resonates the most with me.  If I could wear jeans and sneakers every day for the rest of my life, I'd be happy.  And I can.  And I might :)  

This dressy t-shirt is from Gap last year and is so soft.  It feels and looks so much more expensive than it was!  These loose fit Target jeans are lightweight and hang really well.  I love my New Balance sneakers--especially in a fun color to punch up what could be a boring outfit!

Of course,  you can't go wrong with a statement necklace--which always elevates a t-shirt.  

My no-shop spring outfit inspiration for women over 40 is up on the blog today!  Shop your closet and save money :)  Feel amazing over 40!!

I switched my sneakers for block heels in this shot--and added a lightweight blazer!  I love how I can interchange most of these outfit ideas :)

I hope I've inspired you to focus on what you have instead of buying a new wardrobe this spring!  




Be sure to check back every day this week as I tackle more easy spring cleaning ideas! 

Day 1:  Spring Clean Your Home!  9 Easy 30-Minute Tasks to Help You Start Fresh This Spring

Day 2:  Spring Clean Your Decor!  Budget-Friendly Spring Decorating Ideas

Day 3 :  Spring Clean Your Wardrobe | Over 40 Outfit Inspiration

Day 4:  Spring Clean Your Diet | 7 Small Steps to Better Health

Day 5:  Spring Clean Your Finances | 5 Simple Things to do Today

I am so happy to be linking with the iHomeSchoolNetwork's Spring 5-Day Hopscotch.  Click on the link and get inspired on a variety of topics!!  


Spring Clean Day 4 | 7 Small Steps to Better Health

Spring Clean Day 4 | 7 Small Steps to Better Health

Spring Cleaning Day 2 | Freshen Up Your Home With Spring Decorating Ideas

Spring Cleaning Day 2 | Freshen Up Your Home With Spring Decorating Ideas