Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Quote of the week: Farida Khelfa
In a talk I gave yesterday on Ageless Style (focusing on women over-forty), my main points were:
1. We want to look good for our age.
2. We are more discerning now than when we were younger. So we invest wisely in clothes that are modern, chic and made to last.
3. We don't want to look like we're trying too hard to keep up. Desperation is never a good look - I'm thinking Madonna and her training bra.
3. Women want to see clothes (and other products) on models that reflect their age and size and race.
So, I'm delighted to see an interview with new Schiaparelli muse Farida Khelfa (remember you read about her here first!) in today's Telegraph. On the subject of age in fashion, the 49-year-old says:
'Isn't it great that designers have realised that you can't use a 15-year-old to sell to older women.'
Do you have anything you'd like to add to the list of what women over forty want?