Best of Everything After 50

H & M suede
Three of my favorite fashion muses — Cinderella, Dorothy Gale and Carrie Bradshaw — taught me it’s all about the shoes.
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My no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was 12 because she believed that knitting and crocheting were  keys to happiness.
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Carly Simon may have resented the advice her grandmother gave her in “The Carter Family”  (one of my favorite tunes), but her gran was correct on all counts — especially the one about standing up straight.
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It’s time to kick off those wintry black booties and fuzzy Uggs and put a little spring — OK, summer — in your step!
vince camuto coat
Any high-school junior or senior about to accompany her or his mother on a college tour will feel understandably nervous about fitting in.
Blueberry yogurt
Do you feel swamped by "Eat This, Not That" advice?
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The way Gretchen Reynolds kicked off her recent New York Times article made me jump for joy - then jump into my jog togs:
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I do my darnedest to ignore articles in trendy magazines and style blogs about this shoe or that shoe being suddenly back in vogue. (If you ask me, everything eventually becomes a "must have" again.)
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Plastic surgery, Botox, fillers - anything (and everything!) to help us look prettier and perkier is on the rise.
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My husband calls me the Queen of Empiricism: I don't believe something works until I try it myself.
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