Attention Women! Fashion Rules You Must Follow Starting Right Now ...

As we age, and as we gain and/or lose weight, the world in general, and in particular, the fashion world, sends us messages about what we should and should not wear.

The messages can be confusing, so I've written a primer to help you through.

Ready?

Here are a few fashion rules we've all got to follow, starting...

now!

1. If You're over 40

If you're over forty, congratulations!

You've made it this far in a world that often seems hostile toward women who are no longer 39.

The key to dressing when you're over 40 is to wear what you love, what you feel flatters your body, and what you're comfortable in.

Want to wear heels and a short skirt?

If you're comfortable in it, go ahead!

Want to wear jeans and flats?

Why not?

Want to wear neon?

Do it!

If You're under 40