Best-selling author Charla Krupp shares great tips for mom on how to get it just right without looking too old—or too young.


"If you're going sleeveless but you have some arm flab, wear something over your arms. But don't do a pashmina. Try a fancy little cardigan, a shrug, a scarf, or a shawl. Your best bet is to buy your cover-up when you buy your dress. Many dress designers make a cover-up that goes with the dress. Ask the salesperson to find you something by saying, 'I love this dress, but what am I going to wear over it?'"

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