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Fashion Over 50

The #1 Fashion Accessory Every Middle-Aged Woman Needs To Wear

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Ok ladies, there happens to be an acceptable fashion accessory this season that we all have in our closets. Hint: it's leather, you used to borrow it from your boyfriend, it covers your arms, it makes you feel Bad Ass.

Why I'm Giving Father Time And 'Age Appropriate' The Finger

Paula Mangin | Posted 06.03.2014 | Fifty
Paula Mangin

As I sit on the bus in my striped fur Yves Salomon jacket, leggings with the knees ripped out, shod in bright red Bernhard Willhelm sandals and a smirk, I'm happily giving father time the finger, at least today. Ladies, I hope you all do the same.

8 Great Tips For Dressing Well Over 50

Robert L. Dilenschneider | Posted 10.11.2013 | Fifty
Robert L. Dilenschneider

I have finally figured out, at this late stage in life, how to dress. These are the essentials.

Tell Your Kids: Dad Jeans Are In Fashion!

Posted 07.26.2013 | Fifty

The next time your teen pokes fun at your "dad jeans," you can let them know just how behind the times they actually are. The New York Times Style...

Miley Cyrus Copped My Look, But the Joke's on Her

Paula Mangin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Style
Paula Mangin

This is the newly renovated Miley Cyrus. As most of you may not know, as much as I loathe both she and her dad's music, I secretly love her recent p...

Am I Too Old For Splashy Earrings?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Falconer Newhall

The long dress I was planning to wear to my son's wedding needed earrings. Not a necklace. Not a bracelet. Not a glitzy ring. I needed earrings with a presence.

Why It Sometimes Pays For A Woman To Be Invisible

Paula Mangin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Fifty
Paula Mangin

Last month, collapsed across my therapist's couch, I whined about the many ways getting older sucks, and how it seems that almost overnight I have become, well, old, at least compared to everyone else I work with, walk by, eat across from or downward-dog next to.

Rules Of Thumb For Hair Color, From Bobbie Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Beauty and fashion expert Bobbie Thomas joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week to discuss the best method for choosing a hair color. First, you mus...

Am I Too Old For A Little Bling?

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Kuhn

I want to pull them on and admire the blingy back pockets that only draw attention to that flattened place where I sit and write. I want to wear them to my favorite haunts...the grocery store, Target or the gas station. I want to sparkle...just a bit.

8 Favorite Fashion Trends For Fall

Judi Freedman | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I did finally read all 2000+ pages of my September fall fashion magazines -- Vogue , InStyle, Allure, T- The New York Times Style Magazine --- so I do feel qualified to report on what stylish boomer girls should be wearing when the weather cools down.

Ageless Chic: 50 Strands Of Gray

Iman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Iman

Every woman has the right to age gracefully and chicly, whatever that means for her and however she sees fit, stifling beauty mores be damned.

Appropriate Styles For 50+, From Bobbie Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

It is possible to be fashionable over 50 without dressing like a teenager. Bobbie Thomas, Celebrity Style Expert, gave advice on how to dress stylishl...

7 Ways To Wear Fall's Biggest Fashion Trends

Joe Lupo | Posted 11.10.2012 | Fifty
Joe Lupo

This fall the lines are clean, sleek and tailored, with sharp shoulders; on the other side of the spectrum, there are romantic details, such as burnout velvet and lace. Here are some of the key trends and our recommendations on how to make them wearable.

Who Says Women Of A Certain Age Can't Wear Leather?

Iman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Style
Iman

Wide and bell-bottomed, cigarette thin, straight, bootcut, or just plain cut above the ankle, give me a fine pair of britches any day as long as they are effortlessly on trend without being trendy, well-executed, and most importantly make my posterior look every bit as good as I think it looks.

Who Says Women Of A Certain Age Can't Wear Leather?

Iman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Iman

Wide and bell-bottomed, cigarette thin, straight, bootcut, or just plain cut above the ankle, give me a fine pair of britches any day as long as they are effortlessly on trend without being trendy, well-executed, and most importantly make my posterior look every bit as good as I think it looks.

WATCH: How To Choose The Right Hemline

Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

Not quite sure where your hemline should be? Style expert Lloyd Boston recently visited NBC's "Today" show with some fashion advice for women of all a...

11 Fashion And Beauty Blogs By And For Stylish Post 50s

Posted 08.15.2012 | Fifty

Midlife can pose unique fashion dilemmas -- especially when skirt hemlines hit 21 inches, low-rise jeans abound and orange is the hot hue. (It reminds...

7 Biggest Beauty Blunders By Post 50 Women

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I interviewed Diane von Furstenberg who told me that the key to looking great is to be comfortable. If you're tugging at your too-short skirt you'll be more focused on covering your thighs than on what you should be engaged in.

15 Summer Classics Every Post 50 Woman Should Have In Her Closet

Posted 06.08.2012 | Fifty

With Memorial Day long past and Father's Day looming, it's high time to switch into summer fashion mode. But whether you're concerned about "dressing ...

Take A Proactive Approach To Personal Style

Jesse Garza | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Jesse Garza

Always be proactive, not reactive, when it comes to your personal style. Maintain a bank of resources you can rely on in case of emergencies or for when you may need something handled in a pinch.

Tina Knowles Talks Post 50 Fashion and Mother's Day Plans

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles appeared on Good Morning NYC to talk about her affordable post 50 fashion line -- Miss Tina, available in regular and p...

TGIF: Solving The Mystery of Weekend Style

Joe Lupo | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Joe Lupo

Friday is here, and the first thing we all think about is getting comfortable and unfortunately, that doesn't always translate to looking great. Worki...

WATCH: What Is Andie MacDowell Too Old To Wear?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Andie MacDowell showed off her runway stride on "The Revolution" when she teamed up with Tim Gunn for a trenchcoat fashion show. The 53-year-old actre...

The Wrap Star: Why Diane Von Furstenberg Is Still On A Roll (PHOTOS)

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 04.21.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Diane believes that one of the most important things that any woman can do for herself -- especially those over 50 -- is to be her own number-one priority.

Style Revival: Sorting Out Your Closet's 'Mixed Signals'

Jesse Garza | Posted 06.14.2012 | Fifty
Jesse Garza

Usually by the time you are in your 50s your closet is exploding with clothing; unfocused "mixed signals" spilling into other rooms, basements and attics.