My 61-Year-Old Mom Has Never Tried These Popular Trends But Wants to in 2021

I chat about the latest in style with my mother quite often. She loves fashion and is always intrigued by the latest trends to see how they could fit within her more classic wardrobe. On that note, I’m also always intrigued in regards to the latest looks that end up catching her eye. Because while age clearly has nothing to do with what you should or shouldn’t wear, she is over 60, and her more experienced sartorial point of view consistently interests me. Well, over the holidays, we ended up chatting about the trends she might be ready to try in the coming year. Basically, I rattled off some of the key looks I’m loving, and she stopped me when one sounded particularly appealing.

In the end, there were six popular trends that my mom is most interested in going for in 2021. For the most part, the looks in question are all easy in nature and could mix and match flawlessly with her existing wardrobe. So with all that in mind, keep scrolling to check out the trends and items my mom is into, complete with a testimonial from her and visual inspiration from fashion people. If something intrigues you, you’ll also uncover inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout as well.

“I’ve been wearing regular pajamas at home for the most part, but I’m ready to try one of those cute knit sets I see everyone wearing.”

“I’ve loved the faux-leather look over the last season. It feels like an easy way to make an outfit feel fancy. When I do end up going out and about more later on, I’m intrigued by leather pants.”

“I live in my standard slippers at home. That said, all of those fun, furry house shoes and slippers you can wear indoors and outdoors seem so appealing.”

“I used to wear knit polos back in the day, but I haven’t whipped one out in awhile. I’ve been eyeing the look all season (I think I mentioned to you before), and I’m now ready to officially try a fresh style.”

“Similar to my love of the knit set is my newfound love of hoodies. I know I’m late to the game here, but I never really wore them before. Crewneck sweatshirts, yes, but not hoodies. I think they’re easy and fashionable.”

“I think those super-long coats are beyond chic. I love that you can wear a simple outfit, throw that coat style on, and look very sleek.”

Next, check out the items my mom is cleaning out from her closet.