Living & Loving Life Beyond Fifty

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Fashion for women over 50 is becoming a mainstream industry – finally!  Remember when you had to rifle through your daughter’s closet just to find a single trendy accessory?

Find fashion tips, trends, and information on fashion and beauty for women over 50! Browse our site for great articles and interviews with women who seem to have the keys to timeless style, from seemingly effortless clothing style, to flawless makeup where less is more. Discover who’s really in the know about fashion trends and designers for women over 50, and get some great ideas on what’s most important for staying beautiful as we age.

We want to hear from you!  If you are a baby boomer women, what are your greatest fashion challenges? Finding clothing that fits?  Having to spend too much for a working wardrobe? Not being able to find fashionable clothes that hit the right level of style and age-appropriate appearance?

Check out these articles for makeup and fashion inspiration:

As female baby boomers continue to remain physically active, personally productive and professionally successful, the market for products and services is continually adapting to meet their standards. The fashion world is at last beginning to recognize the importance of this market, and beauty and fashion designers for women over fifty and those who are skilled at creating timeless elegance and style are becoming more and more respected and renowned. Baby boomer women are going gray in record numbers and deciding what aging gracefully means for them. Hallelujah!

Browse on, ladies….

Michelle Obama State Dinner Look: Off Base

I hate to be the wet blanket. Sometimes I just have to speak my peace even though it may be pointless. So here goes. Michelle Obama is a tremendous First Lady, in my opinion. She has been a class act from her first day in the White House.  Her focus has been on her family, […]

Long Hair Extensions for Women Over 50

It’s a fact. As we age, our hair can become thinner, finer, or both. Long hair for women over 50 doesn’t need to be an impossibility, though.  There are some people who think older women with long hair is just, well, not “seemly”. The fact is, it’s all in your head – literally! If you […]

Julie Lopez Shoes

Pam Sissons | Fifty Is The New Forty Recently we turned to Julie Lopez for guidance as the go-to designer for beautiful, fashionable and comfortable shoes! Julie’s shoes are the gold standard for anyone who struggles to find shoes for the workplace, for a night out, or dressy/casual styles for the rest of your life! […]

Do You Need An Encore Style Makeover Expert?

Starting an encore career?  Maureen O’Brien Hooker is a Mary Kay Independent Sales Director in Glens Falls NY, and provides guidance and suggestions for women who are getting back in the workforce or starting their own businesses! Here tips from this encore career style makeover expert – check out her suggestions for updating your new […]

Dressing After 50: Q & A With Top Fashio...

~by Pam Sissons A fashion powerhouse, AARP editor and an expert on dressing after 50…meet Lois Joy Johnson! Formerly Ladies’ Home Journal beauty and fashion editor,  founding editor of More magazine and currently AARP beauty and fashion expert, Johnson has long been recognized as the go-to fashion resource for a glittering array of top models, […]