• Fashion for the over-fifties - archive, 1961

    8 days ago - By The Guardian

    11 August 1961: An older reader asks for guidance, frustrated that the ‘un-young' are ignored in the fashion pages
    Whether they contain criticism, appreciation, or just a plain inquiry, readers' letters are always welcome, especially to a far-flung correspondent. I received a very pleasing one recently from a London reader, who wrote: “Encouraged by your remarks about the chic of older women in Paris, may I ask please for an article giving guidance to the older women of this country? Never was less attention paid to the un-young by fashion writers and advertisers; and, incidentally, not...
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