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.

8 years ago

Fashion for Older Women: Are You Making this Belt Mistake?

When I met with fashion expert, Melanie Payge, to film our fashion for older women video series, I was amazed by the number of simple, yet powerful, tips that she was able to provide. From not wearing a white bra with a white top to the importance of tailoring, Melanie was an amazing source of practical information and advice. Read More

9 years ago

Choosing Stylish and Comfortable Shoes for Older Women

I have a confession to make. I love shoes. Unfortunately, finding stylish shoes for older women is a challenge. Even when you find a store that sells fashionable and reasonably priced shoes, choosing the best pair isn’t always easy. So, to help demystify the shoe buying process, I turned to fashion expert Melanie Payge. Read More

9 years ago

Embracing Tailoring and Other Fashion Tips for Older Women

When I visited Milan to interview fashion expert, Melanie Payge, I had the opportunity to spend some time in the amazing showroom and tailor, Atelier Sangalli. What an amazing experience! Tailoring is one of the oldest and most fascinating professions and to experience the process in the heart of Milan was an absolute treat. I came away thinking that, in a world filled with mass-produced clothing and cookie-cutter styles, it’s a shame that more women don’t take advantage of the services of these highly skilled professionals.

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9 years ago

3 Fashion Tips for Older Women to Help You Address Your Perceived Flaws

Before leaving for Milan to interview fashion expert, Melanie Payge, I asked the women in our community to send me their fashion questions. As I studied their emails, certain patterns emerged. For example, while the women in our community are wonderfully unique, their fashion concerns are strikingly similar. Read More

9 years ago

Clothing for Older Women: Why Not Design Based on Lifestyle, Not Age?

Summer is finally here and, like many women, I am ready to refresh my wardrobe. There’s only one problem. Most clothing for older women is just plain, well… plain. Read More

9 years ago

Why Are There No Fashion Weeks for Older Women?

Fashion Weeks around the world receive an enormous amount of media attention. The models are tall, slinky and size 2; the designers talented, visionary and bold. The audience is made up of wealthy, young women, who aspire to live in a world where clothes define a lifestyle and show social status.

Watching these glamorous runway shows, you would think that fashion is only for women under 30. The surprising reality, revealed by research by Kantar Worldpanel, is that women over 50 spend £7-billion ($11.6-billion) a year on fashion. Read More

9 years ago

Clothes for Real Women – Celebrating Plus Size Mannequins

Innovation moves fast these days and we have made tremendous progress in industries like healthcare and technology – look at how much our lives have been transformed by smartphones and social media, and look at how many “miracle” cures now exist for diseases which once were fatal. Read More

9 years ago

Creating Your Personal Style After 60

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. Read More

9 years ago

Unbelievably Cozy Clothes and Useful Accessories to Try this Winter

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. Read More

9 years ago

6 Places to Buy Fashionable Glasses for Older Women

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. Read More