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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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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over 50 figures

12 Fabulous Bras (and a Few Panties) For Over 50 Figures

I know a little bit about lingerie shopping for older breasts. I’ve stuffed and crammed my boobs into every bra size and style imaginable over the past 40+ years. But my single biggest challenge (including dressing unpredictable, lactating breasts) has been finding bras to fit and flatter my over 50 figure. It’s not easy to shop for bras when […]

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