Chic at any age - Fashion and beauty inspiration for women over 50.
4th May 2016  |  Jackets, Lingerie, Spring/summer 2016 trends, Style inspiration

Do women over 50 follow fashion trends part 11

Fashion advice for women over 50



Do women over 50 follow fashion trends?

Let us continue our conversation about whether women over 50 follow fashion trends and if so which ones might we consider adaptable and suitable from the many on offer this S/S 2016.

The lingerie trend was given prominence on the S/S 2016 catwalk shows. Silky slip dresses with delicate lace trimmings. Not an easy trend to wear unless you are in your 20s.  So the question is how can we give a nod to this pretty feminine look.  The answer is in moderation.


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2nd May 2016  |  Beauty products, Fashion Flash Monday

Monday Musings and Fashion Flash

Vichy Neovadol




I don’t often write about skin care on this blog. This is probably because I tend not to buy into the “anti-age” or “pro-age” hype. Grammatically the words don’t seem to make sense to me. I can understand how one can be “anti-war/violence” or pro -peace/conciliation” but I can’t work out how one can be pro or anti something that is inevitable. The best response in my opinion is acceptance and gratitude for the years we have the privilege of living.


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30th April 2016  |  Life in France

Trip to Marseille

View of cathedral de la Garde early morning from hotel



On our way down to Grimaud we had an overnight stay in Marseille. A city I had never visited before. We found it fascinating. Visually exciting  with extremes in architectural design ranging from the Basilique Notre Dame de La Garde built in 1864 to the stunning Mucem museum build in 2013. 1960s concrete tower blocks,in the brutalist style, were dotted among the more traditional houses.


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