Age-appropriate is inappropriate

When digital media website Mashable asked for my comments on age-appropriate style, I told them it was dead. That today, the boundaries between different generations are blurred and so this kind of terminology is out-of-date and inappropriate. Age is irrelevant, we wear what we like. Obviously, Dorrie Jacobson from Senior Style Bible , an 80-year-old fashion lover andRead more

A note on age-appropriate style

This week, I was asked what I thought of the label ‘age appropriate.’ Obviously, I said this kind of tired terminology (age-appropriate, anti-ageing) is redundant today.  Age-appropriate is inappropriate. We need to talk about ageing in a more positive way. So, when I picked up the Guardian this morning and read the How I get ready column featuring novelist KathyRead more