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About Stephen Hadley

Stephen Hadley, founder of Generous Fashions, has exclusively designed plus size clothing since 2002. In 2009, he relocated to Bali to handcraft fabrics and garments from his home studio for generousfashions.com and his Etsy shop. Sign up for the Generous Fashions newsletter for new arrivals and member discounts.
Latest Posts | By Stephen Hadley
Why Handmade Clothing for Women Over 50 Makes All the Difference
2 weeks ago

Why Handmade Clothing for Women Over 50 Makes All the Difference

How would you describe yourself? A copy cat? A sheep, blending into the herd, indistinct and dull?

Didn’t think so. Read More

5 Ways to Dress Like You Mean Business, While Staying Stylish After 50
2 months ago

5 Ways to Dress Like You Mean Business, While Staying Stylish After 50

We all have our favorite clothes for a night out with friends or just bumming around the house. But when you want to make a good impression at work, there’s more at stake than just what you like. Read More

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight
2 months ago

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight

“You dress like a Grandma!” Have you ever heard someone being accused of that? It’s not usually said in a positive light. And if you’re a grandmother, it comes across even worse. Read More

Colorful Plus Size Tops for Your Tropical Getaway (Or Just Lounging in Your Garden!)
4 months ago

Colorful Plus Size Tops for Your Tropical Getaway (Or Just Lounging in Your Garden!)

Fiji. Hawaii. The Caribbean. Your own back yard! Regardless of where your tropical paradise vacation takes you, you’ll want to look your best – and it’s all about color. The tropics bring out the fun in everyone. Let it show in the way you dress. Read More

4 Ways to Stay Cool, Comfortable and Stylish in Warm Weather
5 months ago

4 Ways to Stay Cool, Comfortable and Stylish in Warm Weather

Women over 60 want to be stylish – but also comfortable in their outfits. The weather can quickly shift from cool to warm, leaving you wishing you had something different on. Read More

How to Choose a Flattering Kimono Jacket and Other Style Over 50 Tips
5 months ago

How to Choose a Flattering Kimono Jacket and Other Style Over 50 Tips

Want to add fashionable layers to your ensembles? Worried about clashing patterns or adding excessive weight to your outfit? You don’t have to if you use these tips to incorporate stylish kimono jackets into your wardrobe. Read More

3 Common Women’s Body Shapes and How to Dress for Them
6 months ago

3 Common Women’s Body Shapes and How to Dress for Them

Women come in all shapes and sizes. There’s no point in denying it or trying to hide it. Instead, you should celebrate your shape with a flattering personal style. Read More

Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner
7 months ago

Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner

You’ve been invited to a casual dinner with friends. It’s going to be a great time. You love their company, and you enjoy laughing and chatting over good food and a few glasses of wine.

But what are you going to wear? Read More

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence
8 months ago

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence

Shopping for plus size clothing in most retail stores is a less than enjoyable experience.

Your options are limited. You have to shop in the back of the store in the hidden, tucked away plus size department. And then you must deal with the salespeople who are not too friendly in many cases. Read More

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine
9 months ago

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine

Ever feel like you just wear the same old things, day-in, day-out? It’s easy to get stuck in a fashion rut. And it’s not like local shops offer a good variety of plus size clothing. What can you do if your style has become too routine? Read More