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About Stephen Hadley

Stephen Hadley, founder of Generous Fashions, has been exclusively creating plus size clothing for women (XL to 4X) since 2002. He designs fabric and garments for https://www.generousfashions.com and his Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/GenerousFashions, which offers Sixty and Me readers a 10% discount here http://bit.ly/Etsy_10Percent_OFF. Sign up for the Generous Fashions newsletter for new arrivals and member discounts.
Latest Posts | By Stephen Hadley
Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure
1 week ago

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure

Finding the perfect plus size top isn’t easy. You have to deal with the shoddy selection in local stores, or compare styles and prices across dozens of online retailers. Either way, it takes some time and patience. Part of the problem is that…
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4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing
2 months ago

4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing

Even in the current pandemic situation, summer is full of fun outdoor events. Picnics and lunches. Brunches and garden parties. Casual gatherings that make summer such an exciting, enjoyable season. Read More

4 Ways to Add Purple to Your Wardrobe
3 months ago

4 Ways to Add Purple to Your Wardrobe

Want to add a fun touch of color to your wardrobe? Purple – in all its hues and tones – is a beautiful color to incorporate into your outfits. But it may seem like a bold choice if you tend to stick to softer colors and neutrals…
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3 Ways to Add Red to Your Outfits as a Mature Woman – from the Bold to the Subtle
8 months ago

3 Ways to Add Red to Your Outfits as a Mature Woman – from the Bold to the Subtle

“I want to wear red, but it scares me to stand out!” I’ve been designing clothing for women – specifically in plus sizes – for decades. And this common refrain about wearing red…
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7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Casual Outfits as a Modern Mature Woman
8 months ago

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Casual Outfits as a Modern Mature Woman

Culture is trending more casual than ever before. Men and women used to dress up just to go downtown and do their shopping. Now – at least in some parts of the world – it’s not at all unusual to see folks shopping in their pajamas…
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What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality
9 months ago

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality

Fashion is about self-expression. You choose outfits that appeal to you. You desire that your clothes say something significant to the world around you. Read More

What Are the Best Dresses for Older Women? 3 Tips for Women of Every Size and Shape
10 months ago

What Are the Best Dresses for Older Women? 3 Tips for Women of Every Size and Shape

Fashion should be – and is – for everyone. The idea that only the youngest, thinnest women deserve all the style attention is dead wrong. And thankfully, there are more options available to women of all ages, sizes, and shapes than ever before. Read More

5 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women in Their 50s to Embrace Fashion
11 months ago

5 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women in Their 50s to Embrace Fashion

Your sense of fashion is like fine wine. It’s really catching its stride when you hit your 50s.

That’s true for plus size women, too. If you’re in your 50s now, you may have struggled with negativity about your body all your life.

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3 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Stay Chic Over 50
11 months ago

3 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Stay Chic Over 50

The big five-oh! 50 is a milestone – and for good reason! You’ve done a lot of living up to this point – successes and disappointments, loves and losses, joys and sorrows – and everything else along the way…
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Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60
11 months ago

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60

Plus-sized women often deal with a barrage of unsolicited advice. Opinions on what to wear, what not to wear, the right colors, the wrong colors, unacceptable styles and cuts, etc. Even when those suggestions come with the best intentions, they can be downright insulting…
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