Default- Home- helping you + your biz get out there

Tag Archives | age-appropriate

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

  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

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

    michelleobamapetersom2

      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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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. […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE
  • 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 […]

    ... READ MORE