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

  • Are you looking for something ageless that never goes out of style? Try classic French Chic black + white


    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  Classic French chic by way of can’t go wrong black + white I love a trend that is age-appropriate for everyone, has endless mix and matching possibilities, is striking and classic, and never goes out of style. Hard to find? Not when you consider the endless appeal of classic French Chic black and white, the classic tried & true color combo that never gets dated. Look at the inspiring Paris street style ladies pictured here to easily tell that…

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  • This is how you Belt your coat à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

    Belt Your Coat! Paris Fashion Week Street Style

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A fresh, late season update by way of you belt your coat, just so Let’s face it, we are all getting a bit sick of winter. We probably already bought what we could from the sales yet still may be craving a late season picker-upper. Rethink! Yup, rethink what we wear a different way. Get creative and get more style fast. >>MORE:  Fashion Week Street Style Take a look at our lovely lady above snapped at Paris Fashion…

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  • Michelle Obama’s Bangs, Oh Yes! The First Lady Keeps To Ageless Chic With A New Hairstyle

    Michelle Obama

    A quick little reminder about staying youthful and keeping your personal brand both modern and vital. Case in point: Michelle Obama turned 49 today with a few new things: @FLOTUS  (First Lady Of The United States), her Twitter handle where we got a first look at the First Lady’s new hairstyle, BANGS! Yup, there is nothing like a new hairstyle to refresh your style, like Michelle Obama’s bangs and layered do.  It sets your look ahead of the curve and creates…

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  • Leather Weather: A Black Leather Jacket At Any Age To Suit Your Every Mood!

    Kate Moss, Isabelle Hupert, Sarah Jessica Parker in black leather jackets

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A modern & global spin on a classic black leather jacket as an age-appropriate celebrity favorite Baby, it’s leather weather! Not too hot, not too cold (yet) and just right for some hard core downtown motorcycle style done right, may it be city, casual, or dressy. From London, New York, to Cannes, we’ve got Kate Moss, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Isabelle Huppert sporting a black leather jacket in three ageless ways that will surely suit YOUR wardrobe….

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  • If you don’t take my word, Cindy Crawford is also all about self-confidence in how you look too

    Cindy Crawford for C&A

    Get with ME on this one. She’s gorgeous. She’s fit. She’s tall. She’s successful. She’s supermodel Cindy Crawford spieling about her new clothing line that  just debuted in Europe for C&A. So why should we care about what Cindy says back here in the States? The line is for Europe and it’s an advert, right? WRONG.  “So much about looking good is self-confidence and how you feel,” is what Cindy Crawford says in her “behind the scenes” promo video, here: I…

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  • Stylist Advice: Age Appropriate Shorts And What Leggings To Wear To A Wedding

    Rebecca Taylor - Sequin Tuxedo Shorts at

    For our first round at Talk Thursday full of expert stylist’s advice, our new weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate, comes TWO questions that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Lisa-   ‘I like the shorts with platform heel look. I am not talking short shorts but at least a 5″ inseam. What I am wondering is what age is too “old” to be wearing this? I am not looking for a cougar…

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  • Cheap Chic Alert: Over the Top Fashionistas Anna Dello Russo and Iris Apfel have lines coming to a mall near you


    Honestly, I applaud anyone who takes a risk in fashion and pulls it off with unfettered style and grace, Particularly, when their everyday outfits border flamboyant costumes, AND the wearers are no spring chickens as they say back in Brooklyn.  >> SHOP: Accessories Guides In what will probably be a heart-pounding, fanatical fashion frenzy for the young personal style blogger set and, perhaps, a nod to pull the best of the lots for everyone else, YOU can get a cheap chic…

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  • Age-Appropriate Casual Chic for the Silver Hair Set: How To Shop To Master An Ageless Stylish Wardrobe

    An ageless look from Banana Republic

    Sometimes age-appropriate casual chic can be a tough call to shop for… a FocusOnStyle reader shares how to work around it…  Thanks for the article/photos on Susan Sarandon. Any advice for a retired 60 year-old female graphic artist, (60)? I like to be somewhat trendy/edgy while still being age appropriate and doing it on a budget. I’ve begun a capsule of sorts (turquoise, charcoal and some violet), and it helps a lot, but if you could recommend basic pieces one should have…

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  • Can A Midi Dress Look Chic & Not Matronly? Yes, Look At Gwyneth Paltrow


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: An elegant midi dress that doesn’t scream old lady frumpy AND you can wear it to work! Here’s some stylist advice on how to make a forever-chic statement like actress Gwyneth Paltrow in a knee-length number and not look matronly. Turning head’s for over a decade with her innate sense of style that remains forever-chic, actress Gwyneth Paltrow‘s recent appearance in a minimal Burberry textured dress should work for you as a source of inspiration…

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  • Age-Appropriate Everyday Chic via Susan Sarandon’s Fierce Oxford Flats

    Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon attend Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  Pretty, polished, and casual at any age. We all get so wrapped up on the fantasy of fabulous sometimes that we tend to forget the simple casual style that most of us wear on a daily basis. For that very reason of  feigning “senior moments” on everyday style does that core easy part of our wardrobe get forgotten, particularly when looking polished, modern and age-appropriate fashion is on the menu.   Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan…

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  • French Chic at a Certain Age: A well-cut trench coat a la Patricia Kaas

    Patricia Kaas

    Let’s be frank: There comes a time when fussy becomes unfashionably fatiguing and plain is boringly aging. >> Day Two of the three-part FoS series Age-Approriate French Chic At A Certain Age But, pairing a well-cut trench coat and sultry smokey lined eyes, is a time-tested fashion recipe that never spoils! Take, for instance, French actress and chanteuse Patricia Kaas who understands the understated elegance of a lightweight, well-cut trench coat- a hallmark in dressing with French chic style. It’s not any ordinary…

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  • French Chic at a Certain Age: The power of black a la Juliette Binoche… not so basic!

    Malgorzarta Szumowska and Juliette Binoche at the "Elles" Paris Premiere

    Basic black becomes beautiful black when it’s worn in the right French Chic way… It’s funny how there are photos of us that almost instantly look dated and others that have timeless perfection. What we are wearing plays a huge part in what sustains looking chic and vital rather than overdone and garish. Take for instance, the style power and endurance of perennially black clad Juliette Binoche and Malgorzarta Szumowska pictured here. >> Day One of the three-part FoS series Ageless & Age-Appropriate French…

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