“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” ~ Orson Welles
I like to shatter the rules on how the ageless woman “should dress.” At 58 I have no rules when it comes to dressing – as I’ve done all my life! SoStylish is my personal fashion directory, now shared with you! I’d like to propose a new shopping approach for the 50+ woman, and that is to only shop at sites and stores that cater to our demographic. Let’s show the fashion industry, advertisers, and magazines that we do have discerning buying power and will no longer accept to be treated as invisible or frumpy!
India Hicks launched her brand to help women get back in the workforce. And just like the ambassadors, the products have unique backstories – all conveying the message that it’s important to be an individual.
A personal fashion blog mixed with “a little breast cancer” by Cathy Williamson. A fun place to go for fashion, but also a place that she might meet you in “the middle” of whatever is going on in your life.
The philosophy behind BOOM by Cindy Joseph is anti-anti-aging. “Negative concepts of aging are make-believe, man-made and invented. We make them true by believing them…Your face tells a wonderful story. Why hide it?”
“As you all know we invented the blue jean. And we’re reinventing what it means to wear them… Curve ID was created as a result of studying more than 60,000 body scans and listening to women around the world of all shapes and sizes.”
“Deborah hears you when you say you don’t want to look like your teenage daughter or an old lady. A community of like-minded fashionistas who will support you and cheer you on the road to a new you.
“Renowned for its iconic wrap dress and signature prints, DVF has expanded to a full collection of ready-to-wear and accessories including handbags, shoes, small leather goods, scarves, and fine jewelry.”
“Having styled hundreds of women of all shapes, knowing how different brands fit, what works for women of different ages and what doesn’t, Looking Stylish brings together style advice, tried and tested.”
“The realization of my dream to build a bilingual and multicultural community that celebrates life and the joy that midlife can entail. My hope is that we can inspire and empower one another to thrive in health and happiness.”
“The first store featured low-priced lookalike products of popular, higher-end clothing. During the 1980s, Ortega changed the design to react to new trends in a quicker way, which he called “instant fashions.”
Shrimpton Couture is a on-line vintage e-boutique that specializes in luxury vintage couture. Deemed by Vogue as, “The Net-A-Porter of Vintage” and “The Best Vintage Clothing Site in the World.”
“No matter where your busy life takes you, look stylishly put-together with Marla Wynne’s HSN-exclusive line of apparel. Emphasizing casual comfort and wearability, the collection includes easy-care, easy-wear separates that work with your current wardrobe.”
“Alyson Walsh, journalist, former fashion editor and author of Style Forever: the grown-up guide to looking fabulous… I strongly believe that you don’t have to have youth to have style – and I wanted to share ideas and celebrate inspirational women (and men) of all ages.”
“I started this blog in hopes of having a conversation for our demographic, which no one else seemed to be addressing at the time. I’m delighted to say that’s changed since then, and Une femme d’un certain age is now only one of many, many fabulous style blogs and websites for women over fifty.”
“Fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. Founded in 1947, H&M is a global fashion brand and pioneer of design collaborations with style icons such as Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, and Roberto Cavalli.”
“Quality is our highest priority. It’s in everything we do, from our design (always starting with the finest materials) and production (at the world’s most renowned factories, where much of the work is done by hand) to our personalized service.”
They take the guesswork out of dressing, the legwork out of shopping, and the panic out of packing. Great style and advice on demand, non-stop. What to wear . . . anywhere!
“You’ll love our exclusive, original designs…With a relaxed approach to style, we offer women an easy way to dress with the perfect balance of fashion, comfort and style. We interpret the trends, you make them your own.”
“A community of like minded women who don’t feel old, but who are passionate about living life, embracing change, trying new things, meeting new friends, and exploring new lifestyles.”
“During my first year of being a mother, I neglected my style. Once it became a priority again…I realised that style is a language, and since I hadn’t spoken it in a while it took some time to get fluent again, but once I started talking style I couldn’t stop.”
“Capturing the zeitgeist every season, it exemplifies up-to-the-minute affordable style, while its brave and irreverent approach has endeared fashion-conscious shoppers and industry icons alike.”