The swinging sixties! While some may regard this decade with fear of getting old and winding down, you don’t have to and neither does your wardrobe. It’s attitude, not age, remember? There are many theories behind how to dress in your sixties. Some fear that wearing high street fashion in your sixties will resemble ‘mutton dressed as lamb’ and so adopt a habit of wearing the same garments in lots of different colours.
But, how to dress in your sixties, should be totally up to you! It’s an exciting and liberating time where, for many, the family duties and demands on your spare time are easing a little. Use this time to establish a fabulous style, wearing the things you love and go for it! Being glam and dressing well is a great way to feel to young and confident, whatever your age!
Enjoy learning how to dress in your sixties, it’s another new and exciting time of your life with new adventures ahead. Establishing a new, tastefully glamorous style is one of them! Spend time shopping around for the type of things that you will enjoy wearing. If there are things that you want to wear but feel is too revealing and will make you feel uncomfortable, wear a top underneath or team it with a pair of leggings. Fashion in your sixties doesn’t have to be boring at all! You just have to learn how to wear the styles and shapes that suit your body while wearing the fashionable things you love!
We’ve had a little think about how to dress in your sixties and put together a round up of items and outfits that we think work perfectly for this exciting decade.
Of course, fashion and style is a personal choice so, while we’re sure we’ve found something you’ll love, you can take inspiration from us and go and find something similar in a colour or print that you adore. Most of all, just enjoy choosing some fabulous new outfits! Linda Thorson, 61, lives in north London and glitzy LA.
What works for me
Anything and everything. I’m a firm believer that age has nothing to do with what you wear.
I would never wear
Underwear that shows through. I hate a visible panty line. It’s the first thing I notice on women who wear tight-fitting clothes – it just looks awful.
There’s retro, and retro that looks ageing. Some clothes stand the test of time, others look plain outdated.
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