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Fashion for Women Over 60

Fashion for women over 60 is about finding the perfect balance between looking and feeling your best. Let’s help each other to find the best dresses, shoes, jeans and more for women our age.

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

Are You Dressing Too Old For Your Age?
3 years ago

Are You Dressing Too Old For Your Age?

I often use the phrase, “You have your whole life to look old.” Think about it. Dressing too old is just as bad as dressing too young. How then are you supposed to navigate the median strip when it comes to your style? Read More

Who Sells the Best Plus Size Jeans for Women?
3 years ago

Who Sells the Best Plus Size Jeans for Women?

There are few items of clothing that we use more than our jeans. Unfortunately, for those of us on the larger side, finding plus size jeans for women is tricky. Read More

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?
3 years ago

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?

One of the most common complaints that I get when I post a fashion article is that I don’t focus enough on plus size clothes for women our age. Typical comments include things like, and, I’m paraphrasing here, “I applaud these women for their boldness, but, frankly, I don’t have a 28 inch waist. How about showing us some plus size women?” Take a quick look at the comments on this article and you’ll see exactly what I mean. Read More

How Has Fashion Changed in the Last Century? This Video May Surprise You!
3 years ago

How Has Fashion Changed in the Last Century? This Video May Surprise You!

As women over 60, we have experienced more fashion trends than most. Some of them we are proud of – I still LOVE my 1970s hippie photos! Others, we wish we could leave behind.

Regardless of how you look at the fashions that you adopted over the years, it’s clear that things have changed a lot since we were kids! Read More

6 Stunning Examples of Fashion for Older Women (Photos)
3 years ago

6 Stunning Examples of Fashion for Older Women (Photos)

If you believe what you see on TV and in the movies, fashion for older women is all about dull colors, covering up and “dressing your age.” What nonsense! It’s absolutely true that some shapes go better with certain body types, but, for the most part, fashion after 60 is all about choosing clothes that express your personality and make you feel great. Read More

5 Unexpected Tips for Finding Your Style After 60
3 years ago

5 Unexpected Tips for Finding Your Style After 60

Fashion trends have never been a huge priority for me. I am really a bit of a beatnik. Style is a different matter altogether. Like many women, over the decades, I have been seduced by hats and scarves and have always enjoyed putting things together in a way that communicated my personal style. Read More

4 Ways Older Models Are Changing the Fashion Industry
3 years ago

4 Ways Older Models Are Changing the Fashion Industry

For decades, or centuries even, fashion has been a young person’s game. In a way, this makes sense. Not only were young people the ones with the most disposable income, but, retirement, was seen as a time of aging gracefully, not dressing fabulously.

Oh how the tables are turning! For starters, older women are now one of the most desirable consumer groups. In addition, far from fading quietly into the night, women in their 50s and 60s are embracing fashion and makeup and living life to the full. Read More