Category Archives: What to wear

How to Beat the Heat When You’re 50+ and Bikini-Challenged

By Mel Walsh. Published May 29, 2012 in the Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com.  Summer for Dummies          Some days I think I am no smarter than your average roadside weed. That’s because every year, come summer, I have … Continue reading

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Checking Out of Checking In: Why Older Women Still Check Their Luggage and What to Do Instead

Yep, we all know that carryon luggage is the way to travel—no waiting in line to retrieve bags, no items stolen in the airport’s back rooms, no lost luggage or baggage fees. So why doesn’t everyone just carry on? My … Continue reading

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What’s a girl to wear when she’s not a girl?

It’s a mystery…what to wear when you’re a woman of a certain age. Is anything clear on this subject? Yes, what NOT to wear. Smart women avoid the extreme ends of the style spectrum. On one end is teeny bopper … Continue reading

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Shoes: no more little old ladies just in tennis shoes

Photo-Melissann/flickr What do women want? That’s the eternal question. And the eternal answer is shoes. They want shoes that are good-looking and comfortable, shoes that are used, not left in the closet as an offering to the gods of guilt. … Continue reading

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