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10 Things That Always Make You Look Stylish

Tiny tweaks that add pizzazz to your appearance

Side by side images of Nia Long, Uma Thurman and Michelle Yeoh

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(Left to right) Nia Long, Uma Thurman and Michelle Yeoh

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Style used to be all about wearing the latest thing. Being fashionable made us feel runway cool — until one day it didn’t. There are good reasons why. We  now live in jeans or leggings and would rather splurge on an Apple watch, pet accessories or a dinner out at a fun new restaurant. But the biggest and most obvious reason: Fashion is not in sync with grownup bodies, tastes and lifestyles. So how do we get that old confidence boost back without jumping on the trend train? Easy! Here are 10 style tips for all.

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.