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Old 02-15-2015, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Actually these look good on all women but mature women seem to carry it off best. This is not a fashion article. Be sure to look at the pictures at the end. I first posted this in fashion forum but think retirement age women would appreciate it even more.

What Not to Wear After Age 50: The Final Say*|*Michelle Combs
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Old 02-15-2015, 02:40 PM
 
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I agree. I'm 66 yrs old and will wear what I want.


And if any one any where tries to put me in polyester, I will get revenge by removing said polyester and run through the halls without it.
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Old 02-15-2015, 02:54 PM
 
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Maybe it is just my aunts and MIL, but ... nearly all complain that they cannot find stylish clothing for older women that fit and look good.
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Old 02-15-2015, 03:05 PM
 
Location: I'm around here someplace :)
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I agree. I'm 66 yrs old and will wear what I want.


And if any one any where tries to put me in polyester, I will get revenge by removing said polyester and run through the halls without it.
Oh right on, right on, right on!!!

The days of "Edith Bunker" are over!!!
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Old 02-15-2015, 03:08 PM
 
Location: New England
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Actually these look good on all women but mature women seem to carry it off best. This is not a fashion article. Be sure to look at the pictures at the end. I first posted this in fashion forum but think retirement age women would appreciate it even more.

What Not to Wear After Age 50: The Final Say*|*Michelle Combs
LOL...I love the advice to stop wearing holiday theme clothes! Every time I trek to the senior center or around town I see old ladies wearing sweatshirts embroidered or stamped with Christmas trees or holly (sometimes with sparkles!), Easter lilies, summer flowers, sailboats, autumn leaves, turkeys, and Christmas.... I wouldn't be caught dead wearing something like that (along with the elastic-waist pants), even though I AM old!
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Old 02-15-2015, 03:11 PM
 
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Exactly! I'm not wearing my Christmas tree skirt. And those Christmas sweaters are bulky, tacky and add pounds.
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Old 02-15-2015, 03:19 PM
 
Location: New England
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How about we ladies go for the Madonna look (she's 55).

Madonna, 55, dresses like a woman half her age as she dines out with toyboy Timor Steffens, 26 | Daily Mail Online
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Old 02-15-2015, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN
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I love an older woman that takes the time to have her hair styled - no helmet head - but fashionably. Adds some makeup - very few look their best au natural. The pics of some of the ladies in the article look classy - love classy. I was at Target the other day and an older lady just looked maaaaaaavelous. She had on a nice pair of jeans but was very pulled together.
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Old 02-15-2015, 04:42 PM
 
Location: New England
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I love an older woman that takes the time to have her hair styled - no helmet head - but fashionably. Adds some makeup - very few look their best au natural. The pics of some of the ladies in the article look classy - love classy. I was at Target the other day and an older lady just looked maaaaaaavelous. She had on a nice pair of jeans but was very pulled together.
Older women with overly styled "do's" and makeup generally make themselves look older, imo.
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Old 02-15-2015, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN
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Older women with overly styled "do's" and makeup generally make themselves look older, imo.
I'm not talking about overly anything. No helmet heads but a good stylish cut. No cake makeup - but these new tinted moisturizers and BB creams plus soft blush & <gasp> mascara.
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