Huge hats played a big role, gray hair was casually displayed with panache, and there were tight waists, high heels, adventurous bags, outlandish fashion and quirky looks. When a large group of older women between 60 and 80-plus comes together, the party starts to get real lively and interesting.
The fashion world is youth-obsessed. You don’t see smile lines on the faces of the models on runways in Paris, New York, London
Note: You should probably be taking fashion advice from grandma. Especially if your grandma is as chic as the women in the
Lynn Dell Cohen and Debra Rapoport join HuffPost Live to explain the difference between fashion, style and taste.
I keep myself stimulated by maintaining my old friendships and also making a strong point to create new friendships with young people, 25-40 year olds, because they are young enough to know what is happening in the world and mature enough to appreciate people in their 70s, 80s, 90s and older.
We've already decided that our grandmothers are much more stylish than we are, so who better to offer up some contemporary
Let's pretend it's summer and it is really hot and you tend to wear those little sleeveless cotton stretch-tops or even a dress with spaghetti straps the way you always did, all your life. Without a bra! Because you are of the sixties generation. Except you are 50 plus now, in terrific shape -- for your age, as impolite people like to add -- and can't see no harm.
To find out more tips on how to boost your body confidence at any age, watch the video above. In a HuffPost Live segment
Meanwhile, muse Alice Carey had a hair recommendation for women: "You never show your arms when you're over a certain age