Coco Chanel said take one thing off, Iris Apfel said put one more thing on. I say, it depends! I say you have to know who you are, what you’re wearing, and what you want to say. You could go out with a dress, shoes, a bag, and absolutely nothing else, maybe just a wedding ring. Although […]
It’s been a good year. I’ve been working hard: writing, styling clothes, taking pictures, watching women watch themselves, trying to understand what women do want. I started to blog when it seemed like diversity was finally hitting the runway, and it wasn’t hard to find women who were tired of the same stale stereotypes about older women. […]
What do people mean when they say “she looks ethnic?” What is ethnic beauty? Lately, when talking about looks, “ethnic” seems to be the code word for African American or Latino, but lots of us are white and ethnic. For example, my Latvian sisters and I. We don’t hide from the term “ethnic”. To us, mostly […]
I wrote a little about Sarah Jane Adams here. Quite simply said, Sarah is a beauty. But as we know, there are lots of beauties around, the question is what makes an older woman not just physically beautiful, but beautiful throughout—body and soul?