Reclaiming my time

Reclaiming My Time: Thoughts on Aging While Female

I’ve been struggling with writing a post about my most recent photoshoot. There didn’t seem to be a way to tie these photos together, except as proof that more mature women adore wearing beautiful lingerie. Then I remembered Congresswoman Maxine Waters and a phrase she kept repeating during a Congressional hearing. The video went viral. “Reclaiming my time” […]

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ageless

Stop Calling Women Ageless: One Senior's Rant

I’m 62 and have never been happier in my entire life (no lie). But I’m starting to get very irritated (no, make that pissed off) about the beauty industry’s latest catchphrase: ageless beauty. Commercials either try to sell me some anti-aging cream to erase my wrinkles or tell me I need to wear an age-defying […]

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less cleavage

Should Women Over 50 Show Cleavage?

Is it okay for women over 50 to show cleavage?  My ideal world would be one where zero fashion police exist to judge women by what they wear. But that’s not the case. And breasts are highly sexualized, by both sexes. I remember years of hiding mine under high-neck styles, to avoid unwanted attention. It’s […]

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Lonely Lingerie Ageless Ad Campaign: A Senior's View

I’m having a hard time articulating my thoughts about the Lonely Lingerie campaign featuring 56-year-old model, Mercy Brewer.  No one wants the intimate apparel industry to pay more attention to older women more than this 60-year-old lingerie lover. I’ve written about these frustrations and even stripped down for a lingerie photoshoot last year to underscore […]

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