Dressing in an age appropriate way is something that strikes fear into the heart of many women. We don’t want to look like “Mutton dressed as Lamb.” We don’t want to look like granny.
Stylish, mature women see trends come and go. You follow the ones you love and you patiently wait out the ones you don’t.
There’s a special challenge for plus size women looking for stylish clothes. Fashion trends rarely flatter a curvy figure. Even if there’s a style you love, it can be hard, or even impossible, to find it in your size. This makes feeling comfortable and looking stylish even more difficult.
Shoulders are having their day in the fashion world right now. If you’ve been shopping recently, I’m sure you’ve seen many off the shoulder shirts and dresses. Let’s talk about how this trend relates to summer fashion for women over 60.
Style can be a hot button issue at any age and this is definitely true when it comes to fashion for women over 60. I’m not sure that I really understood this simple fact until this week, when I posted a few questions to our community Facebook page.
Although older women are becoming more visible in the world of fashion, I fear that we are also becoming somewhat fetishized in the press and on social media. I chalk that up to the enormous popularity of Ari Seth Cohen’s Advanced Style Blog.
Fashion over 60 is a tricky business. On the one hand, by the time we reach our 60th birthdays, we have (mostly) learned to love and accept our bodies. We also don’t really care what other people think of us, even if we still enjoy fashion, makeup and style.
Do you ever wonder how some women just seem to “get it” when it comes to fashion over 60? How to they seem to always look put together?