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Pearl: Color and the Middle-Aged Woman

Pearl: Color and the Middle-Aged Woman | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
There were two problems in our overall style on Sunday: the first was the clothing/accessory choices and the second was COLOR. Here's my problem with middle-aged women dressing in neutral colors and grayed colors: we ...
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Exploring the history and current state of style options for mature women.
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Old is the new young - Independent Online

Old is the new young - Independent Online | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Many of the older women I meet dress far more fashionably (and immaculately) than I do. And while I'm at home on the weekends ...
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What Am I Going to Wear? - Huffington Post

What Am I Going to Wear? - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
And maybe that is the point. We tell young girls to be comfortable in their own skin and yet as we get older, we are often not sure who our own role models should be.
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Model Christy Turlington Admits She Looks 'Old' - The Stir

Model Christy Turlington Admits She Looks 'Old' - The Stir | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
So, the secret to being happy with your age, as modeled (excuse the pun) by Turlington, is to involve yourself in all of the many other beautiful parts of life that have nothing to do with...
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Twerking granny schools everyone on style - New York Post

Twerking granny schools everyone on style - New York Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
She twerks to rap music and has no problem confronting her haters straight up on video. But what we love most about the feisty octogenarian is her on-trend and perfectly-suited-for-summer style.
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Is grey the new black? The models of an older vintage - Irish Independent

Is grey the new black? The models of an older vintage - Irish Independent | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
A mature plus size model is fashion speak for the twin horrors of old and fat; plus size in the fashion world is the equivalent of a normal size 12-14.
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John Waters Gloriously Roasts the Fashion Crowd - New York Magazine

John Waters Gloriously Roasts the Fashion Crowd - New York Magazine | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
John Waters Gloriously Roasts the Fashion Crowd New York Magazine On finding inspiration: "I'd also tell Women's Wear Daily that my influences were more advanced than the usual references to Mad Men, 'the art of subtraction,' or 'urban gypsy.' Mine...
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Scarlett Johansson: Tired Of Being Sexy - WebProNews

Scarlett Johansson: Tired Of Being Sexy - WebProNews | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Most women would kill to have Scarlett Johansson's good looks, but according to Johansson, being sexy isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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Dress your age! Making over an old fashion adage with five new rules, from ... - National Post

Dress your age! Making over an old fashion adage with five new rules, from ... - National Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“National Post Dress your age! Making over an old fashion adage with five new rules, from ...”
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Diane Keaton Has Some Brilliant Thoughts on Aging - Elle

Diane Keaton Has Some Brilliant Thoughts on Aging - Elle | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Here, we rounded up the actress's most brilliant points about aging gracefully—or not, and being totally okay with it. Related: Diane Keaton Is Still Annie Hall, 35 Years Later.
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First Person / Ageless beauty - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fear of aging starts early, at least for women.
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Helen Mirren, Anna Wintour and Carole Middleton show how to look nifty after fifty - Express.co.uk

Helen Mirren, Anna Wintour and Carole Middleton show how to look nifty after fifty - Express.co.uk | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Ed Watson, spokesman for internet and home shopping retailer JD Williams,said: “One of the biggest myths about mature women is that they...
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These Ladies May Be Old, But They Have More Style Than You - Daily Beast

These Ladies May Be Old, But They Have More Style Than You - Daily Beast | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
While youth has always been synonymous with beauty and style, Cohen has proved that aging has got nothing on some women.
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Society's Standards Of Beauty Will Get Old, But Being Comfortable With ... - Huffington Post

Society's Standards Of Beauty Will Get Old, But Being Comfortable With ... - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
I believe that men and women truly should grow older with dignity.
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Oscar Winner Helen Mirren Cuts Her Own Hair - Who Magazine

Oscar Winner Helen Mirren Cuts Her Own Hair - Who Magazine | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
You'd be hard-pressed to find a better style icon than Helen Mirren - at age 68, she dyes her hair pink after seeing it on America's Next Top Model, unabashedly adores her...
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Susan Sarandon on Aging, Granny Style, and Body Hair - Allure Magazine (blog)

Susan Sarandon on Aging, Granny Style, and Body Hair - Allure Magazine (blog) | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Of the conventional beauty rules for women over 50, like not having long hair, which ones do you believe in, and which do you happily break?
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Is grey the new black? Are real women finally becoming all the fashion? - Irish Independent

Is grey the new black? Are real women finally becoming all the fashion? - Irish Independent | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Is grey the new black? Are real women finally becoming all the fashion?
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As long as "real" means slender models with a little patina.
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60 Better Alternatives to Aging Gracefully - Sixty and Me

Are you aging gracefully? More importantly, would you even want to? Or, is the concept of aging gracefully old-fashioned and irrelevant? Before presenti...
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fashiongrandpas on Instagram

fashiongrandpas on Instagram | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it

A new Instagram account showcasing the sartorial styles of the men age 70+ in New York.

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Companion piece to Advanced Style.

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How young were you when you became old? - Feelgood Style

How young were you when you became old? - Feelgood Style | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
I wanted to mature and try new things and go new places and experience life. The second time in my life I remember being aware of aging, I was at my ten-year high school reunion.
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60 Better Alternatives to Aging Gracefully - Huffington Post

60 Better Alternatives to Aging Gracefully - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Are you aging gracefully? More importantly, would you even want to? Or, is the concept of aging gracefully old-fashioned and irrelevant?
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6 Wise And Funny Lessons On Aging -- From Animals - Huffington Post

6 Wise And Funny Lessons On Aging -- From Animals - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Aging gracefully can present challenges. Human role models, like, say, Betty White or George Clooney, can show us how it's done. The animal realm can, too.
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Mature Nigerian Wedding Style | My Fashion S/ash Life

Mature Nigerian Wedding Style | My Fashion S/ash Life | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
I've said it, and I'll say it again when it comes to Glamour, Nigerians are in a league of their fabulous own, and often the ladies holding the fort are well into their 40s and upwards, which makes me really look forward to growing ...
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The Beauty Project: Women who refuse to fade with age - Irish Examiner

The Beauty Project: Women who refuse to fade with age - Irish Examiner | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
Closer to home, Ireland's own high-profile mature fashion icon, and model agency owner, Celia Holman Lee, says she “has a thing about this term ageing.” “Women ageing?
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For most of us over 50, frumpy beats fitted - The Spokesman Review

For most of us over 50, frumpy beats fitted - The Spokesman Review | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
For the next week or two, “mom jeans” became a political talking point, shorthand for everyone who thought he had a wimpy sense of fashion, as well as, I suppose, a wimpy sense of...
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Advanced Style: 10 looks at the stylings of fashionable older women - The Globe and Mail

Advanced Style: 10 looks at the stylings of fashionable older women - The Globe and Mail | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
The very best blog about fashion and age.
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