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Throughout history many marriages were more of a business arrangement between families than a marriage of love. If the bride came from wealth, her dress reflected her status, otherwise, most brides wore the best dress they owned. It wasn’t until the marriage of England’s Queen Victoria in 1840, that white wedding dresses came into vogue. Since then styles and traditions have changed. First-time brides no longer feel they have to wear white, and choosing a dress for a second wedding—especially if the bride is a certain age—is often more challenging.

Months before I married James, I hadn’t given my dress much thought until… One morning I awoke with what can best be described as a strong message.

As clear as can be, my little voice said, “Your dress is waiting for you. Go find it. Today.”

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Comfortable clothes are becoming increasingly important as I get older. I love style, but give me comfort too! Here’s a super comfy outfit you can dress up or down and easily transition to fall by adding a jacket. There’s lots of flow and stretch, so you can bend, move and even eat a big meal without feeling constricted.

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