Let us remember that age is literally just a number – before you pop in, you have to wear what you love, regardless of the year you were born. That said, we regularly turn to women over the age of 40 for expert shopping and style inspiration. Because when you think about it, by the time you reach this age, you have developed the sense of sartorial confidence through years of trial and error. As a result, you've probably developed a wardrobe with timeless, versatile staples.
On this note, while we recently dealt with the casual basics of women over 40, we thought we would take a moment to discover the nightmarish principles that this set also swear by. And to get that first-class inspo, we went straight to the experts – that is, some of the cutest women on Instagram with enviable, fashionable feeds. That's right – Grece Ghanem, Kim Mitchell, Renata Jazdzyk and Cathy Williamson all shared the basics they rely on to build the top 9-to-5 outfits.
Handcuffed? Keep scrolling for some visual and shopping inspiration, and take your after-hours style to the next level.