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Makeup and Fashion

Beauty after 60 isn’t about anti-aging. It’s about feeling your best. Let’s talk about how makeup for older women, fashion, skin care and hairstyles can help.

5 Simple Tips to Feel More Confident About Your Style After 60
1 month ago

5 Simple Tips to Feel More Confident About Your Style After 60

Do you sometimes feel uncertain about your outfit selections and not sure how to boost your confidence? Real confidence comes with accepting your personal quirks and working with them. In this way, you can dress with confidence by knowing your look and playing to your personal strengths. Here are five “feel good” style secrets. Read More

Learning How to Accept Yourself, No Matter What the Mirror Reflects
1 month ago

Learning How to Accept Yourself, No Matter What the Mirror Reflects

It took me a while to realize I was not a natural beauty.

The first inkling came when I was 11 years old. I figured out how to maneuver the mirrors in the bathroom to get a look at my profile. I was horrified. My nose had far too many bumps. My lips stuck out and a layer of fat marred my hopes of a chiseled sharp chin line. Read More

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

What Do Your Shoes Say About You? Exploring Style After 60 and Footwear
1 month ago

What Do Your Shoes Say About You? Exploring Style After 60 and Footwear

Strapless, flats, sneakers, pumps, loafers, oxfords, clogs, slip-ons, laced-up, platform, blue suede, made for walking boots, slippers, dancing, hiking, moccasins, sandals, jellies, flip flops, high heels, spike heels… Read More

3 Common Women’s Body Shapes and How to Dress for Them
2 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

Can the 1950s Inspire Your Style After 50? You Bet!
2 months ago

Can the 1950s Inspire Your Style After 50? You Bet!

When I was a child in the 1950s, I didn’t know anything about fashion. I didn’t notice what the women around me were wearing. And I certainly didn’t question what I saw on television or in the movies.

The fact that June Cleaver, the mom on Leave It to Beaver, and her fictional contemporaries were stay-at-home mothers who always wore a neatly-pressed shirtwaist dress with a strand of pearls didn’t make an impression on me. Read More

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60
2 months ago

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60

There is a certain ripeness that comes with age that can only blossom when nourished properly, inside and out. Read More

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel
2 months ago

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel

Okay, not so long ago, I didn’t know who Iris Apfel was either. Then I watched a Netflix documentary on the 95-year-old businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon, and now I can’t stop thinking about her. Read More

Style Over 60: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cool Old Lady
2 months ago

Style Over 60: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cool Old Lady

Recently, I was looking at old pictures with my friend Susan. We have been friends since college and I mentioned when looking at old photos that I looked better than I remembered. “Yes, me too,” said Susan. “I was pretty cute back then. Why didn’t I think so at the time?” Read More

Budget Over 50 Style Finds from Around the World
2 months ago

Budget Over 50 Style Finds from Around the World

Hello, my name is Anne and I am a compulsive shopper! I always come home from my travels with something new – whether it be clothes, jewellery, shoes or handbags. The latter is my absolute weakness. I write about travel, clothes and style with my oldest friend on our blog. Read More