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Your New Fat-Free Summer Look!

Posted on 06/18/2013 by | Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionWhen the craving for white jeans hits and our lifelong fear of “looking fat” kicks in, we cave and stick to dark denim or black capris because they’re “thinning.”  This is irrational, as Christie Brinkley 59, Elle Macpherson, 49, and Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, clearly prove. Forget low-fat frozen yogurt. All you need are the right white jeans – the ones that flatter 50+ bodies regardless of size, shape and age. They’ll brighten every cloudy day and take 10 years …

Finding Fab Clothes for Post 50 Fashionistas Just Got Easier

Posted on 08/14/2012 by | Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionThe older I get, the more I have embraced these two key concepts: “less is more” and “the simpler the better.” This is especially true when it comes to fashion after 50. When I turned 50 a few years ago, I was so confused about what I should or shouldn’t wear that I preferred unloading the dishwasher — my least favorite household chore — to looking for clothes. Shopping, for me, was intimidating and time-consuming. I usually got hungry, tired, …

Old Clothes We Can’t Quit: It Still Fits!

Posted on 04/16/2012 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsFor my book The Cheapskate Next Door, I surveyed hundreds of proud “cheapskates” about – among other things – the oldest piece of clothing they own and at least occasionally still wear.  The answer, on average, was one or more apparel items dating back roughly to the time when Jimmy Carter was President (1977-1981). That was far from the winning response though:  One of my fellow cheapskates from Pennsylvania took the prize, because he still owns and quite often wears …

Life@50+ Highlight: Oh My, You’re Wearing That!!

Posted on 09/6/2008 by | General News | Comments

EntertainmentClinton Kelly, fashion guru and down to earth make over man, joined a packed room of men and women who wanted to hear about how to be stylish after 50.