It was a few years back and I was walking down the street with my two gorgeous daughters.
The passing male traffic did what they usually do with the exception of me. I was blanked. Not in a nasty hurtful way but in an invisible way as if I wasn’t there. I was a person no longer of visual interest. My girls took no notice, just as I once took no notice, this time I did.
I will admit it did throw me for a moment – the loss of a wink, a smile or the occasional wolf whistle – I had come of age. Shocking really! Nobody ever imagines they will become invisible to the opposite sex – partners aside of course. And yes, I am talking in generalisations here but undoubtedly when we reach a certain age there is a subtle shift.
You know what? It is the VERY BEST thing to happen to me.
Lauren Hutton has become the oldest cover girl featured on Vogue.
“It has made me feel most useful. I’ve been thinking about it for a while, but it took Vogue Italia’s courage to make it true. This is a cover that can change society, because it shows a woman who is vibrant, attractive, who still laughs, and who for the first time is a woman my age.” Lauren Hutton
We can’t talk leopard without talking accessories.
For many years I had the best pair of leopard loafers and they were so good I wore all the skin off on the insides and the heels.
I lost count of the times I had them re-soled and heeled.
They were the perfect shoes because they went with everything.
I would wear my all black, when the mind was too lazy to delve much deeper, add the leopard loafers and a dash of red lipstick and I would be ready for anything.