There has been so much buzz around here about leggings lately that I'm eager to give them a try and have been enjoying the outfits everyone has posted. Now I have ordered a pair, but am finding myself a bit stymied as to what should go with them that wouldn't look too young on me. (I am also reading Kendall Farr's Style Evolution, which may be increasing my hesitancy.)

Are there guidelines for putting together an age-appropriate leggings look for a petite in her mid-forties?

For example, what about this top: (They are calling it a dress, but please...)