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Rounding Up Your Favorite, Top 10 Best Blog Posts of 2021

Did You Miss Any Of These?

Each January, the team takes a hard look at all the analytics we have access to. I love seeing which products you are clicking on, loving, and buying. But I can also see which blog posts were the most visited! This helps me and the writers plan future posts that you’ll find interesting, helpful and inspiring. In case you missed any of these, I’m sharing the top 10 blog posts that were most popular on the site in 2021 below. Anyone else notice a trend? Looking slim, sneakers, and fashion trends, in general, are pretty hot topics!

look slimmer with these tips including wearing dark wash skinny jeans versus lighter skinny jeans on fashion over 40 blogger Erin Busbee

#1 | How To Look Instantly Slimmer | 10 Style Tricks

This post is an oldie but a goodie! These tips and tricks for looking slimmer without diet or exercise are SO good to keep in mind as you get dressed each day. The before and after photos are pretty compelling!

Holiday Outfit ideas that are comfy and warm featuring dark brown ALC sweater dress with Schutz black croc-embossed boots on fashion over 40 Blogger Erin Busbee

#2 | The MOST Wearable Fashion Trends in 2021 For Women Over 40

Breaking down the fashion trends each year and determining the best way to turn runway looks into everyday, wearable outfits is one of my favorite posts to write each season. Many of the 2021 trends are sticking around in 2022 so if you missed this one, you should check it out.

Leather For Fall, Fashion Blogger Erin Busbee of BuseeStyle.com wearing brown leather pants by Frame with a white sweater, Veja shoes, Quay sunglasses, and a Chloe Nile purse in Telluride, Colorado

#3 | An Honest Review Of The Popular Veja Sneakers

It’s no surprise you all are loving sneakers as much as I do. Finding a great pair that is stylish and functional is key. Spoiler alert…these foot the bill. I included sizing information, break in time, and much more info on the sneakers in the post too!

Shop Veja sneakers here.

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#4 | Be Super Stylish This Summer With This EPIC, Gorgeous Capsule Wardrobe!

If you are a newsletter subscriber, you know that we curate TWO incredible, seasonal capsule wardrobe graphics each year. We feature pieces that will fit seamlessly into your wardrobe and work well together. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, be sure to sign-up here. You’ll automatically receive both the spring/summer and fall/winter capsule wardrobe printouts. They are valuable resources! You can also view our fall/winter 2021 capsule wardrobe post, here.

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#5 | 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It’s no surprise this post is on the top 10 list! Each year our team covers the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (aka the Super Bowl of Sales) in great detail. It’s kind of like the Busbee Style Olympics! We provide all the sale details, the team favorites, sizing information, etc. to make shopping the sale convenient and less overwhelming.

Boots With Jeans, Erin Busbee of Busbee Style sharing the complete guide to wearing jeans and booties wearing Frame skinny jeans, Louise et Cie black booties, a black Theory faux leather blazer, and white BP lace cami in her home in Telluride, Colorado

#6 | Everything You Need To Know About Wearing Boots With Jeans

This is another older post that still has incredible information! How to wear boots with jeans is one of the most asked questions we get from our amazing followers. There is a science to it! This post breaks down all the options in great detail.

Summer Mom Style, Fashion blogger Erin Busbee of Busbee Style wearing a white v-neck tee with wide leg flare jeans by Frame, Golden Goose sneakers, Julie Vos bracelets, Aligheri necklaces, and Saint Laurent sunglasses in Telluride, Colorado

#7 | Are Golden Goose Sneakers Worth The Money?

Golden Goose sneakers are very pricey and definitely a splurge. But I had to try them out and share my honest thoughts. I held out thinking they couldn’t possibly be worth the hype and the money, but…well, if you’ve been curious too, be sure to read my verdict!

Shop Golden Goose sneakers here.

#8 | These Are the Popular Sneakers Your Teens Will Want

And…more sneakers!  This post, written by our incredible Lifestyle writer, Amit, breaks down all of the trendy sneakers your teens might be eyeing. I mean, who doesn’t want to be the “cool mom”, right? By the way, a lot of these sneakers are still available if your teen is still looking for a way to spend their holiday cash.
If you’re interested, you can find more of Amit’s posts here.

A houndstooth print puffer jacket by Perfect Moment on fashion over 40 blogger Erin Busbee of Busbee Style in snowy mountains of Telluride, Colorado

#9 | The Most Wearable Fall 2021 Fashion Trends For Women Over 40

This post highlights some of the amazing pieces that I’ve worn while traveling through Europe and living in Spain. Many of the trends in this post are still on-trend going into 2022 so make sure you check them out! One of my favorites?? Ski style!
If you’re interested, I recently shared a video about European trends versus US trends that you can watch here.

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#10 | The Best 25 Bloggers & Youtubers Over 40 That You’ll Love

This post is a roundup of some of our favorite bloggers, influences and Youtubers. There are so many amazing women to champion in this space that provide rich content, tips and style inspiration. It’s impossible to feature them all, but these are just a few we are proud to support! We also just released a new post with more of our favorite 40+ bloggers here.

how to determine your body shape, Erin Busbee of Busbee sharing how to determine your body shape

BONUS | How To Determine YOUR Body Shape Using These Easy Measurements

This post was too good not to share! Learning how to dress your specific body type is the KEY to finding pieces that fit and flatter your body. It’s so important to understand this before investing in new clothing. If you haven’t already read this post, this is a great one to checkout. You can also watch this video for even more helpful tips!

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How To Manifest Anything, Fashion blogger Erin Busbee of Busbee Style wearing an orange and blue Staud Ina dress with white sunglasses walking around in Telluride, Colorado
Erin Busbee
After a decade in TV news, a desire to help women "look pretty" sparked a career pivot. I started my own wardrobe consulting business, styling "real" women for many years. In 2014, I changed direction again, using my TV background and styling expertise to launch this website and my YouTube channel. We are now a community of nearly 700,000 dynamic, vibrant, amazing women over 40... who know that age isn't something you need to hide from. For us, life is just getting started!!

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