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9 Ways to Lose Your Fear of Fashion

Taking a few style risks is all part of the adventure

L to R: Christie Brinkley, Lorraine Toussaint, Sharon Stone, Sheryl Lee Ralph

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En español | Do you say “If only I were thinner I’d wear that” or “If I had the nerve I’d wear that” or — even worse — “If only I were 10 years younger I’d wear that”? Thought so! Fast fashion and runway trends are scary and often ridiculous for real lives, real bodies. But here’s what’s most important: Don’t get sucked back into “age-appropriate” rules or body shaming! Women 50-plus are age disrupters and we can rock anything on the rack with a little common sense and an adventurous attitude. Make my nine tips your mantra.