One of the most elaborate myths that the fashion world believes is that women don’t care about style after 60. Admittedly, it’s true that older women put a priority on comfort and quality over trendy looks. However, inside every 60-year-old woman is an individual that wants her clothing to be an expression of her personal values and character.
When I lived in Dallas, Texas, I was always fascinated by a shop called The Purple Store that proudly announced “Everything we sell is purple!” From Christmas decorations to clothes, mugs to watches, they were totally committed to purple lovers everywhere. So, I couldn’t help smiling when I heard that Radiant Orchid, a beautiful soft purple, has been chosen as the Color of the Year 2014 by Pantone.
Winter has its own special magic and charm. On cold nights you get a warm inner glow when you snuggle up under a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate, reading a book or watching a movie. However, as soon as you turn on the heater in your home, or venture out into the winter weather, your skin begins to suffer.
Winter can be a difficult time of year for fashion – often it seems like women spend the entire winter season bundled up under many layers of scarves, hats, heavy boots and puffy coats. Fortunately, if you want to preserve your sense of beauty and style even during the bleakest weather of the year, there are a variety of options for cozy clothing and winter accessories for women that keep the fun of fashion alive – without busting your budget.
For years, I searched for the perfect place to find fashionable glasses for older women. No matter where I looked, something was always wrong. Either the styles were old-fashioned and boring or the selection was poor.
In my recent video, Ariane Poole, a celebrity makeup artist, and I discuss 6 tips for bringing out a woman’s natural beauty after 60. Since we are no longer focused on using makeup to help us look more mature, Ariane encourages us to take a more “positive aging” approach that lets our radiant and vibrant beauty emerge.
Get ready to be inspired by Judith Boyd, my guest in this episode of the Sixty and Me show. Judith is a 70 year old blogger whose site “Style Crone” expresses her passion for style and fashion in the lives of older women.
Women over 60 have many options for how to be stylish; fortunately, more clothing designers and manufacturers are starting to understand the potential of selling fashionable clothes to women our age. But one of the biggest trends in fashion right now for women of all ages is
Taking care of our skin as we get older is one of the most visible ways for women over 60 to keep looking healthy and vibrant. But how do you know the “right way” to take care of your skin without wasting money on chemical potions that might leave your skin dry and irritated?
Ariane Poole, a leading celebrity makeup artist, joined me on the Sixty and Me Show today to discuss several fabulous makeup tips for older women. Ariane has worked with the UK’s top fashion and beauty photographers for 25 years and has just launched her own line of cosmetics.