Summer Get-Away Style with the Fab Collab With Nancy
It’s that time again when Sherry from Petite Over 40 and the 3 of us pool our memories and photos to create a Fab Collab that spans the generations. Over this coming week we’ll share memories of a summer style from the past as well as ways we style them today. Whether this summer style is from a trip or hanging with friends, it’s fun to remember the specifics.
As you may realize, each of us was born in a different decade: Charlotte is in her 70s, Nancy is in her 60s, Jodie is in her 50s, and Sherry is in her 40s. As a result, our memories offer quite a range of fashion history! We each share a photo from the past that pertains to the theme. And with that photo we then include our story and thoughts about that time or picture. Then we put on an outfit of how we’d wear it today!! Some things are similar and some are very different!!
We’ve been sharing these histories for over a year now, and it’s always amazing how certain pieces of clothing can speak to us! I also love hearing stories from you my readers, about your memories of this same theme, so feel free to join in by commenting below!
Nancy’s Past Photo & Friends
Some of my favorite summer vacations have been with my 5 high school friends. We call ourselves the “La Las”. Here I am with 2 of them in the week we spent together after our 50th High School Reunion just last year. All six of us spent the next week enjoying things in our hometown of Michigan City, Indiana.
In this photo, Sandy and Diana are with me in the Lighthouse Museum up near the special lens that use to keep boats safe on Lake Michigan. Naturally, we all have different fashion tastes. Some of us are more ‘ fashionista-ish’ than the others. Some are more casual and some more preppy. When we are hanging out at one of our houses or a VRBO, anything goes for what we wear as our summer style.
When we go out, the true differences in style show up but we all fix up well. I have certainly become more trendy since Jodie got a hold of me!! What we do or what we wear isn’t the important part of getting together. We all agree it is just being with each other that makes the time special! Can’t you tell by our smiles?
Nancy’s (60+) Outfit: For Nancy’s summer style, whether she is travelling or at home, she loves her capri pants!
There is certainly much controversy whether these types of pants are the most flattering or not, but the three of us showed some options just this summer! And it’s going to be the theme for another series of posts later this month too! There are quite a selection found online for this variety of pants right now, so feel free to browse the ones I found below!
The summer is full of celebrating since it’s Nancy’s birthday in July!! The day we took these photos, the family was getting together for a BBQ to celebrate Nancy’s & Rob’s birthday. So I made Nancy hold onto her balloon for these pictures!!!
As for the rest of Nancy’s outfit, she chose this tank and cardigan because they are a lime green and seem very summery!! I know when we put together a series about lime green, 2 summers ago, I had to purchase clothing of this color in order to participate!!
Even though it wouldn’t be considered the “it” color of the season, lime green is one of those fun and bright colors. Whether you prefer it as a cardigan, a top, a jacket or a tank, I feel like you can always find the color if you’re searching online!!
Thanks to one and all of you for your support. It means more than you know!
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In honor of Nancy’s love of capri pants as her summer style, I rounded up a few other pair to check out!