Getty Images Carla Bruni looking sharp in a black tuxedo and stilettos. No matter what stage of life you're in, I'm a big believer that you can wear whatever you want, whenever you want. There shouldn't be "rules" or "dos" and "don'ts" just because you're older or younger. Societal norms are shedding left, right and centre, and never before has it been cooler to age staying true to yourself.
Exploring the Secrets of Fashion for Women Over 60 And yet, so many of the most fashionable people I know are women over 60! Women over 60 are often more fashionable than we used to be when we were younger, because we have better self-confidence and a stronger sense of self — we know how to dress for who we are. When people try to dress in styles that would be more appropriate for someone much younger, they paradoxically make themselves look much older. The same goes for leggings, which, while comfortable, are one of the least flattering items of clothing that women over 60 can wear.
When you age, it feels like you have fewer chic options , and that you will have to cull your closet of old favourites. The clothes that you used to wear all the time, like tank tops or minis, may have to get the boot. So if you have to revamp your closet, what are the things that you should be wearing more often? Are there really any clothes for women over 50 that don't look dowdy?