the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Category: Ageing Gracefully

Loving Life

Loving Life

According to a recent UK study, here are the 20 BEST THINGS ABOUT GROWING OLDER: Retiring Getting more choice over how to spend your time Having more time for travel Having more time for family Not caring what people think Going on more/longer holidays Being […]

Mrs Exeter

Mrs Exeter

Whilst looking through the Vogue archives at decades of the September issue for a post (The F Word), I came across a remarkable cover that stood apart from all the others. It was of an elegant woman-of-a-certain-age with (gasp!) grey hair. Appearing on the coveted cover of the […]

You Are What You Think

You Are What You Think

I grew up in the era of the super-model—Linda, Christy, Cindy, Naomi—the world was on a first-name basis—they were everywhere: on the covers of magazines; walking the catwalks; on billboards; on talk-shows; in gossip pages for doing interesting, outrageous things and generally being famous glamazons and […]

Ageless

Ageless

As a women-of-a-certain-age, do you have an age-defying attitude? According to a recent study, most of us do. There is even a term coined for this ageless generation: Perennials. An enlightening article in The Telegraph examines how older women are re-writing the definition of ageing and making the stereotypes of […]

Ageing Gracefully: Julianne Moore

Ageing Gracefully: Julianne Moore

She is beautiful, talented, smart, and one of Hollywood’s brightest stars, but Oscar-winner Julianne Moore is worried. She says she thinks about what she would do if she no-one would hire her. Apparently, she thinks about this a lot. Although Net-A-Porter editor Jennifer Dickinson can’t imagine that […]

Ageing Gracefully

Ageing Gracefully

Dame Helen Mirren sparkled on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. The star wore a glamorous silver and gold Jenny Packham gown, a Rauwolf bag, Harry Winston jewels, and Stuart Weitzman shoes, looking every inch the screen siren. Mirren was up for two motion […]

Ageing Gracefully

Ageing Gracefully

Catherine Zeta-Jones — Hollywood star, wife of Michael Douglas, and mother of Dylan, 15, and 12-year old Carys— is on a promotional tour for her new movie, Dad’s Army. In a webchat, the 46-year old Oscar-winner talked about ageism in the movie industry, her greatest […]