Fashion wakes up to the older woman

  Wrestling with the final edit of Book Number Two and a monster hangover, I was standing in the middle of a Manchester street when asked for a quote by the Observer. So, I am dead chuffed to be included in the ‘Fashion wakes up to the older woman’ article by Karen Kay in today’sRead more

Why do older women have short hair?

  This is a question the Guardian asked me, and so I explained that hair changes texture and loses pigment as we get older and shorter hair is easier to manage. Though having said that, not all older women have short hair. And  I’m a firm believer in doing (and wearing) what you like, ratherRead more

Major report into how mature women feel about fashion

Photo: Sartorialist The British retailer JD Williams has carried out the first major survey into ‘fashion for women over-50’. A YouGov report questioned 2000 women on areas including: body confidence, shopping, style and the sense of ageing. The conclusion is that mature women feel more secure about their own style but have problems finding clothesRead more