What once-banned, now ubiquitous female summer poolside and seaside attire is celebrating a 70th birthday this month?
If you answered the bikini, you really are a dedicated follower of fashion.
For most women, shopping is an inherited or possibly even genetic characteristic. We don’t need to take classes because most of us are born with a shopping degree. But we do need to follow certain guidelines if we are to be awarded a postgraduate degree.
Summer might just be the perfect season. The sun is shining, people are smiling and flowers are blooming. Everything seems to pull you outdoors. Enjoy the beauty of these precious months!
The importance of a wardrobe makeover is a topic I feel very strongly about. In fact, I have included a whole chapter to this subject in my book Hot Stuff. I have also successfully completed many Wardrobe Workouts for women who chose not to do it alone.
Many years ago a friend recounted that for her still-stylish mother’s 90th birthday she bought her a magnifying mirror. “Because,” she added, “Well, you know…” Frankly, I didn’t know. I do now.
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.