Lessons learned from the women that prove age is a trivial matter, indeed. There is no copyright on style, and as long as it suits you, I say go for it. To get you on your way, these ageless fabulous women have given us their list of the most helpful, universal styling tricks you can steal that will work for just about every body. Guilt-free thievery, that’s what I’m talking about.
Who: Model, booked her first cover at age 15.
The Lesson: Looking pulled-together is an art form.
Who: Singer and Philanthropist
The Lesson: A slip dress lends perfect insouciance.
Who: British Actress
The Lesson: Menswear inspired looks can be the sexier than the littlest dress.
Who: Designer and philanthropist.
The Lesson: A signature button-down is an evening staple.
Who: Beauty company founder, model, philanthropist.
The Lesson: Opt for looks that are powerful yet feminine.
Who: British actress and philanthropist.
The Lesson: Show off your shape in form-fitting gowns.
Who: Model, beauty company founder.
The Lesson: Flaunt your best feature—sheer tights and an LBD are a perfect pair for killer legs.
Who: Actress and philanthropist.
The Lesson: Black and white is always right.
Who: Lead singer of Blondie, punk icon, philanthropist.
The Lesson: Don’t be afraid to take chances and if you find a style that works, hold onto it.
Diane Von Furstenberg
Who: Designer, philanthropist.
The Lesson: Create your own signature piece and always look elegant in it.
Who: Interior designer, philanthropist, style influencer.
The Lesson: Find a trademark accessory and hold onto it.
Who: Model, philanthropist
The Lesson: Maintain your flare for drama.
Ines de la Fressange
Who: Model, writer, speaker, Uniqlo collaborator, philanthropist
The Lesson: Help define what French style means, and then embody it.
Who: Writer, columnist, philanthropist
The Lesson: If a uniform suits you, stick with it.
Who: Actress, activist, philanthropist
The Lesson: Be the incarnate of, “if you got it, flaunt it.”
Who: Former lead singer, Sonic Youth, author, singer, Boy/Head
The Lesson: Maintain rockstar cool in all that you do.
Who: Philanthropist, currently runs RODIN Olio Lusso
The Lesson: Choose accessories wisely and stick with the ones that work.
Jan de Villeneuve
The Lesson: Things don’t always have hanger appeal- you need to try them on.
There are even more lessons to be learned so if you enjoyed this article, check out Advanced Style, Older and Wiser on TG Forum (to be published on April 3rd). , And for more lessons from the stars, these photographic tips from WHOWHATWEAR are quite amazing too as are these Fashion tips to take from the 50 most stylish women over 50
Reprinted from Harper’s Bazaar.