Fashion knows no age, especially for those who can wield it to their advantage. Need some inspo? Get fashion tips from the stylish women below who have mastered the art of youthful dressing.
1. Eva Chen, 38
Style Hack: Sneakers with everything! Instagram’s head of fashion partnerships clearly knows how to dress up without compromising comfort; she takes smart casual to the next level by pairing her daily ensembles with cool kicks.
2. Giovanna Battaglia, 39
Style Hack: Fun, girly dresses never go out of style. This Fashion Week regular likes to play with flirty shapes. Being #blessed with great gams, she favors flouncy pieces that echo her upbeat personality.
3. Yasmin Sewell, 42
Style Hack: Tees with dressier pieces. Farfetch’s fashion director artfully mixes casual basics with high-glam pieces. Take her lead and wear a graphic tee with a full skirt for a playful look. Messy bob optional.
4. Taylor Tomasi Hill, 38
Style Hack: Fun outerwear with smart ensembles. Former magazine editor turned florist, Taylor is all about fresh layering. Top your feminine silhouettes with a varsity or bomber jacket for a touch of teen spirit.
5. Caroline Issa, 40
Style Hack: Prints that pop. The Sabrina neckline is a classic on its own, and Tank Magazine’s fashion director likes to keep it current with vibrant, quirky prints.
6. Iris Apfel, 96
Style Hack: Wear what makes you happy! Iris Apfel’s more-is-more approach to dressing always draws a smile. Take it from her: “I think it’s better to be happy than well-dressed.”
7. Mikka Padua, 38
Style Hack: Statement skirts. If your closet's been dominated by poplin shirts and button-downs in lieu of cropped tops, a statement skirt to pair with your formal tops will instantly give you a stylish but relaxed vibe. Just look at Mikka Padua of Seek the Uniq for inspo: she's almost always clad in eye-catching skirts, instantly giving her attire that spry feel.
8. Tessie Singson, 65
Style Hack: Pop of color. Lola Androgynous has a simple style equation that always works: black and white. To veer away from looking too plain, try to inject a pop of color that will liven up your look.
*This article originally appeared in Preview Magazine July 2016 issue.