The Stealth Senior Woman: Invisibility Is My Super Power

Now that I’m in my 60s, I’m noticing the advantages of being a senior woman.  I’m not talking about AARP discounts, either. I’ve written about being bad-ass and feeling free to do as I please—whether it’s stand-up comedy, a new hairstyle, or posing in my pretty underthings. But why am I willing to take those risks now? […]

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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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You're Never Too Old To Be Photographed In Your Underwear

“Ma, why are you on Facebook in your underwear???” read the text from my youngest son. Good question. He’d seen a photo on my page from a shoot I’d done a few weeks back. The idea (Sweet Nothings brainchild) was to bring a group of lingerie bloggers and designers together to show that wearing lovely […]

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Aging Out of My Bra: Why Lingerie Brands Should Target Women Over 50

Fashion websites have been falling all over themselves to celebrate the latest advertising trend: women over 50, 60, and even 80, fronting for brands in the fashion world. Joni Mitchell, Joan Didion, and now Twiggy, are the current hot senior commodities selling stylish designer products. I love to see older women celebrated and honored in this way. Now in my late […]

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