Aging Well, Looking Good
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Aging Well, Looking Good
Exploring the history and current state of style options for mature women.
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Antonio Banderas Has Strong Feelings About The Attitude Toward Aging Women - Huffington Post

Antonio Banderas Has Strong Feelings About The Attitude Toward Aging Women - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Antonio Banderas says society, not just Hollywood, is to blame for the unfair pressures put on women today to maintain their youthful sex appeal. "I try to be as natural as possible. I understand though, especially [for] women, the tremendou...”
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The curse of the shopping spree - San Jose Mercury News

The curse of the shopping spree - San Jose Mercury News | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“A shopping trip prompts one writer to ponder the meaning of being female in today's high-pressure society.”
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'Surgery Really Scares Me' - Yahoo News

Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'Surgery Really Scares Me' - Yahoo News | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells NewBeauty she wants to age gracefully. “I’ve gotten older in front of you and that is odd—it is still so strange to me that everyone has seen me age on a public stage,” Louis-Dreyfus tells the magazine.”
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Are You Too Old to Rock a Crop Top? Vote on Fashion Age-limits - fuse.tv

Are You Too Old to Rock a Crop Top? Vote on Fashion Age-limits - fuse.tv | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Tell us what you think about the expiration dates for fashion and whether these accessories and trends are best on the young or the young at heart.”
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Ageing Gracefully: Why It's Time to Get Off the Dance Floor - Huffington Post UK

Ageing Gracefully: Why It's Time to Get Off the Dance Floor - Huffington Post UK | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“As older women we need to take collective responsibility, talk ourselves up and stop chasing unrealistic ideals. We need to believe it's okay to look and act our age and it's not that horrifying.”
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Photographer Documents Days In The Life Of Elderly Women Living Alone In NYC - Huffington Post

Photographer Documents Days In The Life Of Elderly Women Living Alone In NYC - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“"Even with all the rush and fast pace of New York City, many elderly women manage to keep up with their lives in their own rhythm and grace," photographer Patricia Monteiro begins in a statement on her website.”
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Unretouched photo objectifies women - Daily Trojan Online

Unretouched photo objectifies women - Daily Trojan Online | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“The response to Cindy Crawford’s picture deserves further analysis.”
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Older women coming into fashion? Charlotte women say: About time! - Charlotte Observer

Older women coming into fashion? Charlotte women say: About time! - Charlotte Observer | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Is Old the new Young? A handful of Charlotte women 55 and older tune in to a national and international trend: Fashion advertising employing older women as models, spokeswomen, icons.”
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Women Over 60 Getting the Fashion Cred They Deserve - Huffington Post

Women Over 60 Getting the Fashion Cred They Deserve - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Imagine our surprise when not one but two major fashion houses announced that their spring 2015 models would be 70-plus years old. But they're not the first. The love for ladies over a certain age has only grown.”
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Singing the praises of older voices - Boston Globe

Singing the praises of older voices - Boston Globe | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“I savor singers whose instruments are no longer spry and perfect, but nuanced and knowing. This year was flush with them, mature artists who released strong albums anchored by the wisdom and sophistication they bring to their singing.”
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The Fine-Wine Theory of Fashion Advertising - New York Times

The Fine-Wine Theory of Fashion Advertising - New York Times | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“The new Barneys campaign employs 10 of modeling’s most seasoned beauties including Christie Brinkley and 28 younger men magnetized in their thrall.”
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"Maybe old is the new naked" - CBS News

"Maybe old is the new naked" - CBS News | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Watch out cover girls, the ladies are coming: Big brands explore the idea that grey may be the new black”
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Old the new naked? LOL
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Halle Berry feels pressure to look young - Castanet.net

Halle Berry feels pressure to look young - Castanet.net | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Halle Berry feels a lot of pressure to have plastic surgery.”
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Beauty Power, And How To Keep It Post 40 - KHTS Radio

Beauty Power, And How To Keep It Post 40 - KHTS Radio | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Beauty Power, And How To Keep It Post 40. How long does a woman have to stay "cute"?”
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Debbie Harry, 69, Shows Madonna, 56, How to Age Gracefully with Cabaret Debut - ShowBiz411.com

Debbie Harry, 69, Shows Madonna, 56, How to Age Gracefully with Cabaret Debut - ShowBiz411.com | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Debbie Harry, aka Deborah Harry, is going to be 70 years old on July 1st. She could teach a thing or two to Madonna, who'll be 57 this summer, about aging gracefully and still appealing to fans of ...”
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Why We Need to Rethink Aging - Huffington Post

Why We Need to Rethink Aging - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“As a society we need to think innovatively to find solutions to these generational trade-offs. Can we imagine a non-zero-sum game?...”
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Older women are in the spotlight, but the battle for equality is not over - Telegraph.co.uk

Older women are in the spotlight, but the battle for equality is not over - Telegraph.co.uk | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“They're starring in fashion adverts and may be next in line to run the world. So is the era of the older woman finally upon us? Or are they just a select, privileged few?”
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The Taboo That Still Surrounds The Aging Woman - Huffington Post

The Taboo That Still Surrounds The Aging Woman - Huffington Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Nobody tells the carefree 25-year-old female that in another 25 years she'll be invisible. In Western cultures women of a certain age are not revered.”
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Aging gracefully: Must we accept a bitter end? - Helena Independent Record

Aging gracefully: Must we accept a bitter end? - Helena Independent Record | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Aging gracefully: Must we accept a bitter end? Helena Independent Record Some of my friends and relatives are celebrating milestone birthdays this year, and that's got me thinking about aging and all the changes it entails.”
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Growing old (dis)gracefully - BBC News

Growing old (dis)gracefully - BBC News | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Older women are more prominent in fashion now than ever before. But how do you age with style? Lindsay Baker takes a look.”
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Fearless fashion has no age limit - Regina Leader-Post

Fearless fashion has no age limit - Regina Leader-Post | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Mary Adamson's motto: It takes just as long to dress in ratty clothes as it does to slip on something stylish, so there's no excuse for looking grungy.”
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This year, the fashion is for the stars to wear their own faces - The Daily Telegraph

This year, the fashion is for the stars to wear their own faces - The Daily Telegraph | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“IN the movie Boyhood, ­widely tipped to take out the Best Motion Picture Drama award at today’s Golden Globes, Patricia Arquette, herself nominated for a Best Actress award, ages before our eyes.”
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JD Williams launches 'Over 50 Shades of Grey' lingerie for mature women - The Independent

JD Williams launches 'Over 50 Shades of Grey' lingerie for mature women - The Independent | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“The long awaited release of the Fifty Shades of Grey film has sparked a new campaign from JD Williams titled 'Over 50 Shades of Grey.'”
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72-Year-Old Yoga Master Talks Aging Gracefully While Staying Spiritually Youthful - Essence.com

72-Year-Old Yoga Master Talks Aging Gracefully While Staying Spiritually Youthful - Essence.com | Aging Well, Looking Good | Scoop.it
“Janice Lennard, who teaches yoga and pilates in California, spoke with ESSENCE.com about how yoga can assist in one's spiritual life.”
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