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No prima donna, that Donna Karan.
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When 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 t he 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 off your mood. Grab one or all three of these:
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The 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.
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For 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).
Clinton 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.
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