Women Over 50

Rise Of The Silver Insta-Influencers

Jules Lund | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech
Jules Lund

It's the new job on the block - but until now, the coveted role of online 'influencer' has remained pretty much the preserve of young women, as they pout their fresh-faced way to wages of thousands of pounds.

F**k You, I'm 50

Vicki Maguire | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Maguire

And if you're not being sold incontinence pants or told you too could be as desirable as 71-year-old Mirren, you're being targeted with anything from elasto-waist pants, to life cover or stairlifts. At 50. Trainer-wearing, skinny jean-pouring, 14-hour-a-day working me. With a mortgage and a liking for expensive gins.

Three Tips To Turbo Boost Your Way Into Your 50th Year

Dr Amanda Foo-Ryland | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Amanda Foo-Ryland

What I do love about turning 50 is that I now have this attitude where I no longer care anymore of what others think. I've been there, done that and now I'm living life on my terms. These three tips will help to turbo boost the action beyond the mindset, so go for it, make your 50th year as fabulous as you are.

Let's Start With A 'No Fault' Divorce Clause For Couples Who Are Both Over The Age Of 50

Suzi Godson | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Adopting a no-fault divorce system would be an easy political win, but successive Governments have refused to address the issue. A small Government pilot exploring the viability of online divorce petitions is currently underway, but modernization is painfully slow.

Women Over 50 Looking Fabulous At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Style

The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards took place in California on Sunday night, with the top silver screen and TV stars taking to the red carpet at the ...

This Model Agency Is Changing The Conversation Around Age And Beauty

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Style

For women in their forties, fifties and beyond, the fashion industry is finally starting to grow up - we're living in an age where we're over age sham...

Coolest Granny On Instagram Transforms Into Kate Moss And Kurt Cobain

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Style

Kate Moss's status as a style icon has now been cemented, as she has received the highest of accolades - a tribute from Instagram sensation 86-year-ol...

Twiggy On Ageism In Fashion: 'Of Course You Can Wear Leather At 65'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Twiggy has made a rallying cry for women 'of a certain age' not to feel pressured into 'dressing for their age'. "I refuse to say women of certain...

101 Ways to Lose Weight: Commit to change at Any Age. What Would Madonna Do?

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

Elle Macpherson has genetics on her side but the Queen of pop, Madonna is a yoga-loving, disco dancing, karate kicking, gym hound and it shows. It's fair to say at the age of 56, she has never been fitter. She is proof that it isn't too late to get into exercise, improve your fitness and look hot.

Women Feel More Body Confident In Their Sixties Than Early Twenties, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite the visible lack of older women in public life - just 18% of TV presenter aged over 50 are female, despite the fact that women make up 53% of ...

Sixty and Me From A to Z - A Manifesto for Women Over 60

Margaret Manning | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Margaret Manning

Women in their 60's are redefining what it means to be a midlife woman! Forget the stereotypes. If you ask the 32,000 members in our Sixty and Me community, you fill find that they are adventurous, curious, and passionate.

Lingerie, Bikinis and the Older Woman

Alex B | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alex B

I am always baffled that lingerie and swim wear are advertised only by young and beautiful models. What about older and beautiful? Beauty is not defined by age, so why do we not see more older models in lingerie and bikini ads and in catalogues as a matter of course?

Older Models in Fashion: More Visibility for Older Women

Alex B | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alex B

Having older models in fashion and beauty spreads is important, to show that beauty is not to be found only amongst the very young, to give women the confidence to embrace their age without feeling compelled to set themselves the impossible goal of eternal youth.

Sorry Sandra, Dungarees Should Be Left to Toddlers and Decorators

Jan Shure | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

If age gives you anything, it is the confidence to reject certain trends. Not as unworkable at 70, but as irredeemably horrible and unwanted at any age. Dungarees confer no benefit, unless it is to allow you to crawl in and out of a wendy house without getting dirty knees

Forty Feels Good, Famous or Not

Jan Shure | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

According to Times columnist Sarah Vine, "forty only feels good if you're famous". "Hollywood does not reflect the real world" and, in essence, that an invisibility cloak surrounds older women who are civilians rather than movie icons. Much as I admire Sarah Vine as a writer, my response to her theory is, "oh, purleeese. Sarah", it's simply not true,