This post contains erotic imagery and may not be suitable for work environments. Sometimes, to be a woman over 50 is to feel invisible. Ask a middle-aged woman, and she might say these slights have whittled away at her self-confidence, tricking her into believing the best years are behind her. We live in a culture that often equates beauty and energy with youth.
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I was headed out to a summer dinner wearing a short turquoise T-shirt dress over some perfectly acceptable leggings over some perfectly acceptable legs. My son and his girlfriend stared frankly when I tip-tapped down the stairs in my outfit, thinking I looked quite the bonbon. With a firm hand, a firm conscience and a big donation bag, I dispatched everything that could be considered even remotely "cute. I felt grown up — straight-backed, dignified, a woman in full. The joy of piling up a certain number of years is that you get the freedom to do whatever the hell gets you over the rainbow. It's that we … just shouldn't. And yet, why not?
Society at large, however, often paints older women as outside of fashion—stereotyping them in ways that are not only cruel but also untrue. And with all the amazing older women in our life—whether they be our friends, our family or our employers—we've learned how irritating this can be. Scroll down to find out what they had to say! Pinterest 1.
Our best clothing advice is that you should be making clothing choices that are flattering, stylish and comfortable. Experiment with colours that suit your skin and hair tone and that reflect your carefree approach to living. For example a khaki pantsuit with a crisp white top. It will make you look slimmer and classic. If you do choose to wear a pattern, keep it simple.