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Advertisers are growing savvy to the fact that older women control a lot of wealth. She-conomy passes on this fact: "Senior women age 50 and older control net worth of $19 trillion and own more than three-fourths of the nation’s financial wealth."
Because a picture is worth a thousand words, search for Daphne and Carmen on Google Images. Or click on the links below where I have done that for you.
While we are on the subject of mature beauty, please investigate the work of Ari Seth Cohen who maintains the blog Advanced Style. He roams the streets of Manhattan, photographing beautiful women who just happen to be older adults.
Not only are these women an inspiration for their age mates, they demonstrate the power that beauty, poise and elegance can bring to women of every age.
- Google Images for Daphne Self
- Google Images for Carmen dell'Orefice
- Google Images for Advanced Style
When you are surfing the images above, please share a favorite photo of Daphne, Carmen of the women photographed in Advanced style. Just post a link in the comment section. Or point out another mature woman who exemplifies beauty in her 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond.
Edited 4/26/12 to Add: Since writing the above post, I was reminded of the modeling done by nonagenarian Iris Apfel (born August 29, 1921), who was selected as a spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics at age 90.
Recently, the Peabody Essex Museum hosted an exhibit of Apfel's clothing.
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