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Fashion for Older Women

The One Fashion Tip Every Older Woman Needs To Know

Margaret Manning | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Nothing can prepare us for the changes that take place in our bodies after menopause. Everything seems to happen overnight -- although, of course, the process is gradual. Our hips, breasts, legs and arms are transformed in ways that no-one told us to expect. Inside, we feel like ageless, vibrant young women, but, on the outside, we are slowly turning into our grandmothers.

3 Destructive Myths About Fashion For Older Women

Margaret Manning | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

We want women over 60 to be proud of their bodies and we want them to celebrate their personal sense of style. At the same time, we don't shy away from addressing common concerns that the women in our community have.

6 Things I Want To Say To The Fashion Industry Now That I'm 60

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Clothes should never be uncomfortable. Yet you have made dresses that we can't sit in without revealing our privates, pants that don't accommodate our bellies after lunch, and shoes that cause bunions and other foot problems. Why do you do that?

50 Things Women Over 50 Hate About Fashion

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 11.21.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I've had more than my share of fashion faux pas. I'm the one who went to the bathroom before my court appearance and came back and pled the case for my client with my suit skirt tucked up into my panty hose. At my own engagement party, my future mother-in-law's friend wore the same dress as I did.

What New York Fashion Week Revealed About Aging

Michael Hodin | Posted 11.13.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

It is a rare day that a buttoned-up policy wonk takes time away from reading The Fiscal Times to scan Harper's Bazaar. On the whole, this is probably sound strategy. But every now and again the more sensational elements of our society expose what's really going on. Now, it appears, we can be fabulous at every age.