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Age-Appropriate Fashion, Style, Beauty for Ageless Chic. Stylist advice to look fabulous at any age.

  • Senior Style: 65 Things to Do When You Retire, My Essay On How To Master Your Look (book excerpt)

    iStock seniors

    When editor Mark Evan Chimsky asked me to write a ‘Master Your Look’ essay for the anthology 65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life (Sellers Publishing), I couldn’t refuse. Besides having the opportunity to share my senior style tips for a time in your life when coveting the latest it thing is not as relevant as revitalizing your most age-appropriate personal best, my essay would be in the book along…

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  • Michelle Obama Style Alert- First Lady Wears Vintage Style and Does NOT Look Like an Old Lady

      I’ll Have What She’s Having : A mellow hued watercolor floral print that although vintage inspired, looks fresh and age appropriate on First Lady Michelle Obama. A rich print on a classic 60’s inspired princess coat could have gone all wrong on someone Michelle Obama’s age, as it could have aged her beyond her years if it weren’t for some modern updates and a slightly more relaxed silhouette that took away the Jackie Kennedy edge from her ensemble. Stylist…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 50’s and Beyond, Part 3 of 3

    Jaclyn Smith

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.3 with makeup and hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar-worthy style through the ages! -N.H. We’ve covered what those in their 20’s, 30’s & 40’s should do to maintain a beautiful mane, day no.3…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam, Your 30’s and 40’s, Part 2 of 3

    Katie Holmes

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game your Oscar beauty on day no.2 with makeup & hair stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! –N.H. Our first day’s installment had us looking at the gorgeously gamine look of actress Michelle Williams to inspire…

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  • Pre Oscar Beauty- Age-Appropriate Celebrity Glam- Your Twenties, Part 1of 3

    Michelle Williams and her pixie cut

    The Oscars are coming! Are you ready for a heady source of fresh celebrity style inspiration direct from the red carpet? Pre-game  your Oscar beauty with hair & makeup stylist Gad Cohen as we look at top Hollywood actresses while helping you up your own beauty-regime ante with this start of a three-day series on Oscar worthy style through the ages! – N.H. As we watch the stars we idolize and consider trying to emulate, don’t forget that we’re all acting….

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  • Meryl Streep Stella McCartney

    Meryl Streep let the simplicity of her black Stella McCartney maxi dress work as an elegant foundation to highlight the subtle drama that her luminous navy cashmere Lindsay Thornburg cloak and gold Alexis Bittar necklace radiated at the European premiere of The Iron Lady in London.   While the carpet coincidentally matched her drapey cloak, Streep made a refined statement by letting her cloaks dramatic silhouette make a statement on the red-carpet while retaining an age-appropriate sense of easy, concise glamor…

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  • It’s Black and White- Fashion for your size that’s age-appropriate too!

    Alice + Olivia Constance Striped Coat at Shopbop

    Whether you’re a size 2, 12, or 22 there is no excuse not to look fabulous at any age! Knowing your body and what works isn’t always easy, however. Then, when the latest trends are thrown into the mix, the result can be confusing.  High fashion magazines aren’t always entirely helpful. They don’t translate into the battlefield of life. So many of my design clients often ask me to incorporate fashion into their style makeovers. And, I say stay on…

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  • Age Appropriate Fashion- Over 40, It’s Back to classics and how to navigate trends for Spring 2012

    The Urban Jungles of this world inevitably produce trends in fashion that make their way into closets across America. With fashion week upon us, I’m looking forward to the fashion parade outside of Lincoln Center. The young and restless work the stairs and promenade leading up to the tents ala Lady Gaga!  Yet, there are elements that can be lifted from the wreckage such as the vintage print scarfs that reemerged during the fall 2011 fashion week in February. Tied…

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  • Age-Appropriate Dress- Real Women Are Pretty Harsh When It Comes To Fashion Choices

    Sigourney Weaver in Alexander McQueen on the cover of the “The Who Cares About Age Issue," V MAGAZINE issue #68

    I'll Have What She's Having: Style WITHOUT an expiration date. I don't think Jane Fonda (70's), Sigourney Weaver (60's), Madonna (50's), and Demi Moore (40's) got the memo from the British ladies polled who seem to think that 30 is the new 60– well, sort of– when it comes to style!These gorgeous at any age celebrity ladies were probably too busy being vital rather than worrying if they are too old to wear stilettos. Yes, the study says that at…

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  • Jane Badler, Age-Appropriate Fabulous

    "V" Season 2 Madrid Photocall with Jane Badler

    Age Appropriate Fashion, I'll Have What She's Having: Sleek, chic, and sexy at a certain age. Young girls dressed like old ladies. Middle-age woman dressed like young chiquitas. It can get confusing.At a certain point, you may still have the body to wear a bandage micro-mini dress (god bless you) but really should know better. Style is about looking gorgeous, fabulous and confident, without an expiration date.And, Jane Badler looks hot.Why?Because she looks stylish, vital and in control.>>MORE: Age Appropriate…

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  • Reality Check 2010- The Worst, Most Annoying and What We Wish Would Just Go Away

    Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 Presented by H&M - Press Room

    Talk Radio: Sharon & Brad let their hair down on the sludge of 2010 With all the focus on so-called reality this year, people are getting faker and faker, and even more bizarre. Co-Hosts Sharon Haver and Brad Boles review some of the ridiculous and stupid fads in fashion, beauty, and style. Brad’s on a political tangent and Sharon can’t stand clones. Somewhere in between there’s behind the scenes reality show dish, insights about performance ski clothes in Jackson Hole…

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