The New Black: Blue and Pink?!

And the award for color of the year goes to … rose quartz and serenity?!? When the Pantone Color Institute announced last week that those two hues — a pale pink and a light blue — would be 2016’s colors of the year, my reaction quickly morphed from snark to acceptance. The snark: Frankly, my dear, my closet and I are not about to pivot from confident neutrals to passive pastels. Get discounts on prescriptions, health exams, eye care and …

Girl Meets Guy Meets Glam

Gender-blending is nothing new for older women: Tailored pantsuits? Been there. Boyfriend jackets? Done those. These days, when an age-50-plus woman is not wearing a dress, you’re apt to find her in leggings or jeans, accented by a boyish leather motorcycle jacket or baseball cap. This fall, the spotlight on LGBT rights will inspire even more “Girl Meets Guy Meets Glam” fashion. If you’re thinking of shaking up your closet, here’s how: If you love a good blazer. Remember when …