We're Over 50—Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullett

Janet Gunn and Melissa Meyers are fantastic style resources. For one, they're both influencers who live in Los Angeles, and they've perfectly mastered that effortlessly chic vibe. They also happen to be over 50. And while age has absolutely nothing to do with what you should or shouldn't wear, their experienced point of view, thanks to sartorial trial and error over the years, is often quite intriguing. So on that note, we're always interested in learning about the items they're adding and getting rid of in their wardrobes to keep their closets feeling fresh. Yep, that's what you'll find below.

If you keep scrolling, you'll uncover the fall trends both Gunn and Meyers are going to mix into their offerings this season. You'll also find the pieces they're not feeling and probably won't wear as much because of the gravitation toward the other pieces. Of course, this is all based on their preferences, and you should always wear whatever you personally love. Go on for fall inspiration, complete with styling references from both women and shopping recommendations.

Wearing: Relaxed Jeans
Won't Wear as Much: Skinny Jeans

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullett

On Meyers: Zara shirt and jeans; Chanel bag

"I still like fitted denim, but I'm giving my skinny jeans a rest now and prefer wearing a looser, wider leg in either high- or lower-waisted styles. Pair with an oversize button-down and heels for a great day look." — Melissa Meyers

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Janet Gunn

On Gunn: R13 jeans; Zara top; Look Optic glasses; Dior bag and shoes

"These slouchy jeans are my favorite at the moment even though I'm petite. Because they're high waisted, they visually elongate your legs. Plus, you can create your cuff size, and the crossover front panel gives an elevated look for day or night. You'll look stylish and comfortable." — Janet Gunn

Wearing: Cropped Jackets
Won't Wear as Much: Long Jackets

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullet

On Gunn: Blaize Caprice coat; Closed pants; Hark+Hammer top; Look Optic glasses; Frame shoes

"This season, I'm motivated by a wrap coat with an elegant and polished vibe. I always lean toward an old-school feel that's both timeless and versatile. This Irene Wrap Coat from Blaize Caprice is a perfect transitional style for the fall season." — Gunn

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullett

On Meyers: LBLC jacket; Michael Stars dress; Prada bag

"I am bringing cropped-styled jackets back into my wardrobe for the coming months and giving some of my longer jackets a break.  Here, I paired this fabric cropped moto jacket with a dress and heels for an edgier look." — Meyers

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullett

On Meyers: L’Academie at Revolve blouse and Strathberry bag

"I love the oversize style, so it feels so good to be wearing these button-down shirts that are so chic and on-trend now! Whether brightly colored or beautifully patterned, I love their versatility and wear them several ways—untucked, half tucked, or tied up in the front." — Meyers

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

Photo:

Kelly Gullet

On Gunn: Blaize Caprice shirt

"Master the effortless style with this oversize August white button-down by Blaize Caprice. The styling opportunities for this hero piece are endless. It's a wardrobe essential that every closet needs. Because it's so versatile, there is an overwhelming assortment of options. Love the appeal of the exaggerated large cuff." — Gunn

Wearing: Midi and Maxi Skirts
Won't Wear as Much: To-the-Knee Skirts

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Kelly Gullet

On Gunn: Mango skirt; Levi's shirt; Big Yacht Leather belt; Uniqlo coat; Hermès scarf; Look Optic glasses; Dior bag; Ganni tights; Frame boots

"I love a good denim ensemble, and if you're in the mood to give your jeans a break, this denim midi skirt from Mango is a must. It's an easy essential to hang next to your trusty blue jeans and pair with practically any boot style. Just as versatile as a pair of high-rise jeans, the denim midi steps it up a notch." — Gunn

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Melissa Meyers

On Meyers: L'Academie skirt and top

"These days, I'm not wearing skirts that fall right to the knee, but I'm loving the high-waisted midi skirt. Elongating one's frame in this way is very flattering. It's a win in my book." — Meyers

Wearing: Slingback Heels
Won't Wear as Much: Standard Pumps

We're 50+, and Here's What We're Ditching and Buying to Enhance Our Fall Looks

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Melissa Meyers and Janet Gunn

On Meyers and Gunn: Chanel heels

"I've been giving my high-heel pumps a break and opting for slingbacks lately! This classic style seems to be having a moment now, and these Chanel slingbacks are chic and elevate any look. They look great with just about anything, including high-waisted pants, denim, skirts, and dresses." — Meyers

"As much as I run around, I'm far more partial to a lower heel, especially a classic slingback, and they never go out of style. These Chanel slingbacks add a chic and comfortable style for any season." — Gunn

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