Older women on the catwalk

Good to see older women on the catwalk.

Susan Douglas, …who is writing a book on the power of older women, said “a demographic revolution” was occurring….

“Older women are now saying ‘No, I’m still vibrant, I still have a lot to offer, and I’m not going to be consigned to invisibility,’ ” she said. “These women are reinventing what it means to be an older woman.”

New York Times

There is a joke often repeated among women of a certain age: You can walk into a grocery store and shoplift whatever you want, because nobody will notice that you’re even there.

New York Times

research shows older women are the happiest demographic in the country.

SMH

“Our cohort had come out vividly as women when we started our careers. We changed the working world. Now, we are coming out again, older women with experience, health, style and resources. We are a new breed, with much to give and much to do.”

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According to recent data from the US Government Consumer Expenditure Surveyand Neilsen, women over the age of 50 compromise the largest demographic of incomes over $100,000 and control 95 per cent of household purchasing decisions. They are, according to business publication Forbes, the “ultimate super consumer”.

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