6 Simple Summer Items Over-40 Influencers Turn to Every Season


While the year you were born should have nothing to do with your fashion decisions, we often turn to women over 40, in particular, for primo style inspiration given their sartorial experience over the years. On that note, we recently covered the pieces women in this age group are wearing with jeans right now. Today, we thought we’d dive a bit deeper into a few of the warm-weather staples this set continues to wear.

To highlight further, we turned to the Instagram accounts of some of our favorite influencers over 40 to uncover the simple items they seem to routinely turn to for their chic ensembles. Keep scrolling for a breakdown of cool tops, denim cuts, and dress silhouettes to consider—complete with product recommendations if you’re shopping currently. And while the ladies below are over 40, all of the pieces are noteworthy because they’d work for anyone at any age. Because remember: Age is just a number.

Tank Dresses

A tank dress is easy, simple, and quite elegant teamed with minimal accessories or flashier picks if that's your thing.

Leith Ruched Body-Con Tank Dress ($40)

Good American Micro Rib Mini Dress ($99)

Eloquii Ribbed Tank Maxi Dress ($54)

Reformation Mel Ribbed Body-Con Minidress ($69)

White Blouses

While the classic white button-down is a forever staple, blouses with unique details (like tie accents and in asymmetrical cuts) are another summer staple.

Madewell White Cotton Courier Shirt ($65)

Topshop Tie Front Poplin Blouse ($40)

All in Favor Button Back Top ($23)

& Other Stories Cupro Relaxed Shirt ($89)


A jumpsuit—whether longer or shorter for those warmer days—is simple with its throw-on nature but also forward and modern.

H&M Linen-Blend Jumpsuit ($50)

Everlane Jumpsuit ($88)

The Fifth Label Closure Romper ($124)

Astr the Label Miri Jumpsuit ($59)

Ribbed Tanks

The ribbed tank reigns supreme this season as a simple yet forward basic to be worn with everything from shorts to jeans to skirts.

Treasure & Bond Ribbed Racerback Tank ($29)

Skims Cotton Rib Crop Tank ($34)

Topshop Idol White Ribbed Racer Tank ($30)

Re/Done Ribbed Tank ($85)

Black Sandals

In the shoe department, black sandals (including heeled and flat silhouettes) will be a must-have in any fashion person’s summer wardrobe forever.

H&M Tie-Strap Sandals ($35)

Senso Harley I Slides ($78)

Who What Wear Pamela Sandals ($85)

Sam Edelman Bay Slides ($100)

White Jeans

The denim style du jour among the fashion crowd for summer would probably be a relaxed pair of white jeans for a clean, easy, and fashionable vibe.

Levi's Wedgie Icon Fit Jeans ($98)

Paige Skyline Straight Ankle Jeans ($189)

Rolla's Old Mate Jeans ($69)

Agolde Crisscross Upsized Jeans ($198)

Good American Good Curve Straight Jeans ($109)

Next, check out the pieces a 60-year-old woman is purging from her closet.

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