Margaret Manning talks with fashion blogger Patti Gibbons about the ageist belief that, after 50, women are no longer fashionable. They also discuss how mature women can change these beliefs, if they wish to.
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After 50, it’s easy to see how mature women can become “invisible” to a society that is focused on (and some say obsessed with) youth. When a woman reaches mid-life, she shouldn’t feel invisible unless she chooses to. Mature women should feel beautiful and truly authentic.
Are you looking for a Knight in Shining Armor, but only seem to be able to find the Knave of Hearts? Do you think a man who will take care of you is ancient history? Take heart, even as a modern woman over 60, you don’t have to do it all alone!
Does grey hair make you think of wisdom or boredom? Are you glad to be a grey-haired granny or are you a daring dyed-hair diva? Whether you love it or lament it, fashion expert Penelope Whiteley has advice for grey-haired gals over 50. Enjoy the show!
This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below.
When it comes to fashion for older women, many people don’t seem to realize that a lot of us are still working. We need smart clothes, and we want to look refined, elegant, and ravishing while wearing them.
As older women already or about to be retired, many of us have begun thinking about the legacies we’d like to leave. We want to leave the world better than we found it, but we need our investments to keep us afloat financially once we’re no longer in the workplace. Is it possible to do both?
Have you ever been completely captivated by a man you knew was bad for you? Most women have fallen for a bad boy at some point in their lives. It’s hard to resist a great looking guy who knows exactly how to make you feel amazing and while maturity may bring wisdom, a woman over 60 certainly isn’t immune to this man’s dangerous charms.
Imagine for a moment what a truly travel-filled life would look like for you if money were no object.
Maybe you’d spend a few weeks (or a few months) a year in a sunny beach town… sailing, surfing, enjoying the warm ocean.