What should a 40-ish mom wear for a night out on the town?

Q. I am going to a Vegas nightclub in a couple of weeks and I want to look HOT but not hoochy, what can a 40-ish woman wear that will still catch my husband’s eye while looking classy?


A. Take a cue from our favorite 40-something women: the ladies of Sex and the City. In the latest movie, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) wore several dresses from Halston Heritage for a night out on the town. These retro-inspired dresses are sexy and sophisticated, without showing too much skin. Add a pair of dramatic earrings, gold bangles and your sexiest metallic heels and you’re set. Another option is a pretty printed top with slim white jeans and heels. Here are some looks for inspiration:

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