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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 Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring
4 weeks ago

Why Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Ever feel like your wardrobe is in a rut? You grab the first thing you can reach and throw it on. You look… OK. But you’ve been wearing the same old outfit for years.

Sure, it’s a classic look. You really can’t go wrong with a classic. Right? Read More

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank
2 months ago

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank

You just stepped off the runway. A soft breeze gently sweeps your hair back. You gracefully glide down the stage to a sea of flashing cameras. Heads turn to see you decked out in a tulle gown with crystal Gucci tassels… Read More

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message
2 months ago

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message

If your clothes could speak, what message would they be sending the world? Hopefully it’s something positive, like:

“Take me seriously. I’m a force to be reckoned with.”

“I love life and live every day to its fullest.” Read More

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60
3 months ago

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60

Plus-sized women often deal with a barrage of unsolicited advice. Opinions on what to wear, what not to wear, the right colors, the wrong colors, unacceptable styles and cuts, etc. Even when those suggestions come with the best intentions, they can be downright insulting. Read More

Why Handmade Clothing for Women Over 50 Makes All the Difference
4 months 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
5 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
5 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!)
7 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
8 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
8 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

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