Date night ready - Fashion at 50


Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge -Ten Items/Ten Outfits
Day 9 - Skinny Jeans and Patterned Short Sleeve Top

After 33 years of marriage dates night tend to happen on the spur of the moment and there isn't a lot of time for planning outfits so it's always good to have a couple of go to essentials that you know look cute together.

Of course my white straight jeans are at the top of my list because they dress up and down so easily.
Today I paired it with the 3/4 sleeve patterned blouse from the challenge items on the Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge list.

floral top and white jeans

I added this pretty blue stone tassel necklace (similar) (similar), simple gold earrings (similar), a few bangle bracelets and my favorite gold watch (same).  For shoes I went with a wedge heel sandal (same) (similar).  The heel on these is just high enough to give me a little leg length but still provide comfort if our date includes walking.

white jeans and floral top

I will often do a part up, part down hair do when I go out just to dress things up a bit.  Cyndi Spivey at Grace + Beauty has an easy tutorial here and I use her version most of the time.

It makes sense that my date night outfits would be on the casual side since our lifestyle is mostly just that...casual.  I have a few "special outfits" that I save for weddings and funerals or that occasional time when he says, "honey, let's go have some fun!"  Then the pumps and dressier duds have a chance to shine!

What about you?  Are you a dressy date night girl or do you keep it mostly casual, too?

xo, Patty

If you missed any of this series on the Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge here's the link.


  1. This may be casual but still so pretty and put together! We are usually pretty casual for dates, but this is where I really put in the effort. With gardening, cleaning and lots of hard work taking up a lot of my days I don't put a lot of effort into days that just get me messy, but I like to look good for my sweetheart and I actually look forward to dressing up a little more when I can. I LOVE white jeans or capris in the summer because they just look a little dressier to me than blue jeans and they go with everything you can think of.

  2. Patty, I love this look. Those sweet shoes. :):) You have beautiful hair too. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

  3. Loving the white jeans more and more.... they really do dress it up a little bit. Love all the jewelry too and of course, the wedge shoes.... sigh.... wish wish..... hope you are having a nice family vacation and enjoying the coast. Marilyn


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