Hi! I’m Marguerite and I live in the north of England. I’m in my mid-40s, married with a son who’s at high school.
Although I’ve always loved clothes, I’ve always had a strange relationship with them and it’s taken a while to work out what suits me. It’s only over the past few years that I’m starting to choose ‘styles’ as opposed to keeping up with fashion.
After being a ‘skinny Minnie’ in my teens and 20s my body changed after having my son and no matter how hard I’ve tried to diet or exercise I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I’m always now going to have wobbly bits. As long as I eat a fairly healthy and reasonably balanced diet that’s the main thing. I also am cursed/blessed (depending on your view) with big boobs which means I can’t wear certain clothes as I look ‘all boob’! 😱
My other obsession is beauty products. I have too many and love trying stuff out. Always have. Although this has become more important as I’ve got older and I try to look after my skin and hair.
I have my own business, which is international education related and nothing to do with fashion, so this blog is, in part, a hobby for me but also a way to share some of the things I’ve tried out with others and look for you to share your style and beauty tips with me.
I’m not an expert. There are so many excellent style bloggers out there who I really admire and I hope to highlight some of those as I go along. I’m just trying to enjoy my family, friends, life and work and do so without looking like something the cat dragged in…..!
There will always be a full disclosure when I have collaborated with a company. Items marked “courtesy of” or “c/o” have been gifted to me to review or feature on the blog (I never accept anything I wouldn’t choose for myself). Any post marked as “in collaboration with [a brand]” means that I have accepted payment to feature the brand/its products. In both instances I will always give my 100% honest opinion and opinions expressed will always be my own!
You can e-mail me at StyleBeginsAt40[at]gmail.com
I’m on Instagram @stylebeginsat40