UPDATE 01/08/2023 – when I started over 40 fashions, there were very few bloggers showcasing real women fashion on older women’s bodies. Now, it is very common, due to not only websites, but instagram, youtube, facebook, and more! I’m glad I was able to be a part of helping to make common the visualization of all sizes/ages of bodies showcasing the women’s clothing that they like and find flattering!)
As a woman 40+ it’s sometimes hard to find something that actually fits! And it isn’t helpful that catalogs have young, tall, thin models – how can I to see what looks right on someone MY age/size/shape? Plus I want to see real, authentic women – not airbrushed fantasy. I wanted to see what clothing would look good on me at my current age – not mutton dressed as lamb, or shapeless polyester. Isn’t there a better way?
Taking this question, I created a website that invited women over 40 to send in photos of themselves in clothes they enjoy that fit THEIR shape and size. Loved items already in their closet – possibly their signature piece(s), or something new that they find exciting. An added benefit: women under 40 could see what classic fashions stand the test of time so they know what pieces to invest in.
Over 40 Fashions was born. (I no longer own the over 40 fashions domain name or website)
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