Now that I’ve hit the big 4-0 I feel like I need to start dressing my age.

But what exactly does that mean these days?

I’ve never been one for dressing conservatively or primly.   After all, I work in tech.  I can’t look outdated in a world that lives in the future!

Does it mean wearing more expensive or higher quality duds?  LOVE THAT.  But I’ve always been cautious about spending tons of money.  Something deep down stops me.  I think I always felt expensive clothes was one of those luxuries I had to deserve, and, well, was I truly worthy of them?

Another nagging question: am I confident to know if the investments I make in my wardrobe are right?

Enough with the crazy thinking…time to reinvest in myself.  I know I have to take the big leap and find a personal shopper.  Too much of a time, energy, and cash commitment for right now.  BUT, with enough encouragement, I think I may go for it.

Yet, I still need to get something.  I got an extra push after reading an excerpt by my colleague Eileen Naughton in the book, How Remarkable Women Lead.  Her advice: “Take of yourself, indulge a little…” (And, Eileen is TRULY remarkable!)

So, I ran into Helmut Lang an hour before it closed and bought these two items:

What do ya think?





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