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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.

The Importance of Color, Texture and Shine for Fashion After 60
3 years ago

The Importance of Color, Texture and Shine for Fashion After 60

I first became familiar with the phrase “color, texture and shine” a few years back while working with Stacy London, whose hit show “What Not To Wear” became the epitome of the before and after makeovers. Read More

Can You Help Me Pick a Mother of the Groom Dress?
3 years ago

Can You Help Me Pick a Mother of the Groom Dress?

I have some exciting news to share: My son is getting married! I’m thrilled for them and I love my daughter-in-law to be.

The wedding will be this August, on the beach in Los Angeles, where they live. Currently I live in Austin, Texas, so, I have some planning to do between now and then. Read More

How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: Practical Advice for Women Over 60
3 years ago

How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: Practical Advice for Women Over 60

Have you noticed your hair is thinner than 30 years ago? If so, you’re not alone. Read More

A “White Shirt” is the Key to Fashion for Women Over 60 (Video)
3 years ago

A “White Shirt” is the Key to Fashion for Women Over 60 (Video)

With regards to fashion for women over 60, few people are as influential as Lyn Slater, the Accidental Icon. Beyond being a fabulous dresser, Lyn is also an entertaining writer. Read More

Fashion After 60 is All About Finding and Expressing Yourself (Video)
3 years ago

Fashion After 60 is All About Finding and Expressing Yourself (Video)

What do navy blue, black and dark grey have in common? They are all colors that society thinks is “acceptable” when it comes to fashion for women over 60. What complete nonsense! Read More

How to Find the Best Fitting Pants for Older Women
3 years ago

How to Find the Best Fitting Pants for Older Women

What is the hardest article of clothing to shop for as an older woman? PANTS!

Oh my, how we ladies struggle finding a great fitting pair of pants. Most women give up right there in the store and they settle! Well no more settling. One thing we ladies over 60 know how to do is say NO!

So here is the pant shopping protocol. Read More

Experimentation is Essential when it Comes to Fashion for Women Over 60 (Video)
3 years ago

Experimentation is Essential when it Comes to Fashion for Women Over 60 (Video)

In many ways, fashion for women over 60 is no different than at any other age. On the one hand, you want to express your personal style. On the other hand, you know that you need to select cuts and styles that go with your body type, while giving you confidence. Read More

Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?
3 years ago

Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?

Well into her late 70s, Elaine Stritch, the boozy-throated Broadway legend, performed her award-winning one-woman cabaret show, wearing a simple outfit: black high heels, black sheer stockings and a thigh-length white silk blouse, unbuttoned to reveal her cleavage. It went with the whole package of who she was. Read More

Who Sells the Best Shoes for Older Women?
3 years ago

Who Sells the Best Shoes for Older Women?

Trust me when I say that no-one knows how difficult it is to find fashionable, safe and comfortable shoes for older women more than I do. Most of the time, I feel like I have two right feet. Read More

What’s Your Body Shape? No Fruit Names Allowed!
3 years ago

What’s Your Body Shape? No Fruit Names Allowed!

I have always chuckled at the answer, “I am round. Round is a shape.” Jokes aside, no two people are built exactly alike and this is what makes us special. Read More