Posts tagged "aging"

Do You Wear More Black As You Get Older?

Recently, The Cut interviewed Natasha Lyonne about her fashionable closet, her “crisis” (as she call the drug-addicted and warrant-out-for-her-arrest period of her life) recovery-process and the need to be skinny to be fashionable. Besides Natasha’s viewpoint that fashion exists for skinny people (I’m choosing to ignore this ridiculous, ridiculous statement and chalk it up to…

By: Nina Carbone / October 5, 2009

Kate Moss Has Aged. We Still Say So What?

Today the Daily Mail reports that Kate Moss, presumably horrified by the recent unflattering photos of her looking a bit un-supermodel-like on vacay in St Tropez, is going on a health kick. “A source said: ‘Kate didn’t like seeing pictures of the state of her skin while she was on holiday. She knows it’s dow…

By: Erin Flaherty / August 19, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Fran Lebowitz On How To Age Well

“When people say, ‘Doesn’t Gloria [Vanderbilt] look great? She’s 85.’ I say, ‘Yes, she was a raving beauty when she was 20,’ that’s the key. Very helpful.”—Fran Lebowitz on why her friend Gloria Vanderbilt looks so awesome for her age. So put the Botox away. Either ya got it or ya don’t. [WWD]…

By: Erin Flaherty / July 21, 2009

Poll: Should You Lie About Your Age?

In this week’s issue of Time, the magazine asks feminist author Suzanne Braun Levine whether women should lie about their age. Levine has a new book out, 50 is the New Fifty, and she believes that society has a mental block about people older than 65. “And I was not so afraid of being old…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 9, 2009

A Thin Body Leads To An Old Face

Valerie Bertinelli is on the cover of People showing off her new bikini body just a couple of weeks shy of her 49th birthday. She has the body of a 20-year-old, but her face looks much older. In fact, she looks older than she did when she started losing weight two years ago. It tur…

By: Annika Harris / April 2, 2009

Decade By Decade: Life Gets Better With Age

People sometimes warn teenagers that their high school years are the best of their lives (“So appreciate them!”). That’s so wrong. First off, zits and residual baby fat aren’t fun. Also, very rarely do teens know who they really are. They’re either trying to win the popularity contest or have settled into the role of…

By: Annika Harris / November 20, 2008

Men Get Happier With Age, Women Do Not

As young adults, women start off being happier than men, and then age 48 comes along and the guys get a whole lot happier than us. According to a study in the Journal of Happiness Studies, our happiness depends on fulfilling our aspirations. Most people surveyed — nine out of 10 — want a happy…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 29, 2008

Current’s Sarah Haskins Targets Botox

Our beloved Sarah Haskins is back, this time with a video about Botox. I got Botox once, but in the name of journalism. And it was free. I never refuse anything that is free. Anyway, getting Botox was weird because when they inject it into your face, you can actually hear the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 27, 2008

Get Scared Into Aging Well

If you smoke, drink a little too much, or don’t wear sunscreen, you’re going to have a few more wrinkles than you would otherwise. But you knew that because you’ve heard it a million times. What you need is a time machine that will take you into the future and show you what a hot…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 21, 2008

Failed American Men Should Not Throw Stones At British Women From Glass Houses. Or Something.

Stereotyping a country’s entire female population is never a good idea. Screenwriter Tad Safran, who has somehow managed to get dates in both the U.S. and Britain, says that English women start off looking hot at 17- and 18-years old, but don’t take care of themselves and become fat and ugly a few years dow…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 12, 2007
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