Yasmeen
Amman, October 2, 2018
by Yasmeen Shawwa

Mature Fashion || When Older Women Slay Designer Runways


Dearest Gigi, Bella, Kendall and Co. Yes we love and adore you and sometimes are very, very jealous of you! However, nothing brings us more excitement that witnessing our all time favorite fierce-over-50 women sashaying designer runways and proving that looking good is the new mantra! It’s not about age anymore, it’s simply body confidence and style.. It’s time to follow the real women repping style and killing the catwalks through the ages..


1 || Andie MaCdowell For L’Oreal’s Beauty Fashion Runway

This year’s L’Oreal Paris’ Annual Spring-Summer Fashion Show staged Andie MacDowell at a cool 60 years old.. Floating in the Seine, MacDowell flashed her signature huge grin and waved as she strutted down the runway. She wore a gorgeous Elie Saab gown covered in a multicolored, sequined starburst design that was cinched at the waist with a narrow black belt, and accessorized with an oversize turquoise statement necklace.




2 || Jane Fonda And Helen Mirren For L’Oreal’s Fashion Runway

Last year, both Dame Helen Mirren (72) and Jane Fonda (79) graced the runway at the L'Oreal Paris show on the Champs-Élysées. Unsurprisingly, they stole the show!! Talk about old is gold, it definitely was a moment to forever remember..Mirren in an oversize, menswear-inspired suit, swinging a cane, and Fonda in a slinky tiger-print Balmain gown, dancing and waving just got the whole crowd oohing and aahing for a great week to be a woman of any damn age in fashion.…




3 || Tippi Hedren For The Gucci Jewelry Campaign

Mother of Melanie Griffith and grandma of stunning Dakota Johnson is another example of timeless women power and beauty cherished by top designers..Tippi Hedren was a successful fashion model throughout the 1950s. Now, over fifty years later, the legendary actress is returning to her modeling roots as the face of Gucci's latest campaign. At 88 years old, Hedren, stunned in the new ads for Gucci jewelry and timepieces. The icon stars as a mysterious fortune teller reading the palms and crystal balls of young models in the new campaign.




4 || Maye Musk For Dolce & Gabbana’s Lake Como Show

The perfect example of ‘it’s never too late’! Canadian-born model Maye Musk started her fashion career in South Africa at the age of 15 but has only found major fame in recent years. 70-year-old Musk has signed with IMG Models and has appeared on the covers of Elle Canada and VOGUE Korea. Musk recently became the oldest brand ambassador for CoverGirl and has walked at New York Fashion Week.




5 || Lyn Slater For The Just In Case Runway

Known to be the silver-haired professor turned style icon, Lyn Slater of the popular blog Icon Accidental is another proof that you don’t have to be a millennial to win at the fashion game! Known for wearing clothes well with her perfect posture, but she also has access to head-to-toe Issey Miyake outfits that the brand sets aside especially for her, say, or a closet of vintage kimonos that she pairs with oversized sunglasses and costume jewelry.




6 || Lauren Hutton For The Bottega Venetta 50th Anniversary Ad Campaign

73-year-old Hutton made her runway return for the fashion house's Spring 2017 show hand in hand with Gigi Hadid, moreover, she's fronting their spring campaign too. Proving that wearing a tight leather skirt has no age limits!




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Oct 2, 2018