Women Over 50

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,