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Style and substance. Because our bodies change as we age, our fashion editors report on the latest trends and wardrobe essentials that flatter the over 50 woman and keep her looking chic – not dowdy or frumpy.

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Style and substance. Because our bodies change as we age, our fashion editors report on the latest trends and wardrobe essentials that flatter the over 50 woman and keep her looking chic – not dowdy or frumpy.

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Put It In Print

Runway: Designers have fallen in love with prints, from abstract florals to strong tribal prints. Reality: While stronger prints may make fashion n... Read More
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SHOE TRENDS FOR SPRING

This spring season is full of footwear options. There’s something for everyone. For flat lovers, the word in riding low is all about a slim and dem... Read More
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5 Exceptional Fashion Buys for Spring

The best items at retailers like Zara sell out quickly. Fashionistas are already shopping online to grab the newest looks at their favorite clothiers.... Read More
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Denim Deluxe

It is a simple fact: Denim is one of humankind’s best inventions. And it was everywhere on the spring runways: from street-wise labels like Kenzo an... Read More
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All-Weather Leather

[caption id="attachment_5193" align="alignleft" width="310"] Derek Lam[/caption] All-Weather Leather Spring leather? Blame climate change.  Bla... Read More
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Serenely Beautiful in Shades of White

Trying to keep calm with the endless stream of bad news from all points of the globe has inspired designers to create clothes with an escapist’s fra... Read More
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Everything is Coming up Roses – Graphic Floral Prints

EVERYTHING is coming up roses this season, well, parrot tulips, lilies, and magnolias to be more precise. Spring collections are based on flowers, the... Read More
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Marsala – Pantone’s Color of the Year

Every year, Pantone announces its “Color of the Year." Fashion is driven by color and the importance of Pantone’s selection cannot be understated.... Read More
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GOING NEUTRAL

The words khaki and drab may have been used interchangeably for the British Indian Army, but this season’s array of camel and cream staples – ren... Read More
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The Right Way to Dress for Every Age

Does getting older mean no more wearing dresses above the knee or shopping the latest trends? Not so! The rules of age-appropriate dressing have chang... Read More
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Latest Fashion Item: Compression Stockings

In case you missed the November 5th article in the New York Times (Compression Socks and Hose Are No Longer for Grandma), here is an update on a fashi... Read More
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Color-Blocking

Fall is rushing in and is bringing with it the annual surge of neutrals; but color-blocking obsessives are still holding down the fort. The London Fas... Read More