Over-50 Women With Ridiculously Good Style

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    In the fast-paced fashion industry, it can often feel like there’s a glaring lens always refocusing on what’s youthful and new. But here at Who What Wear UK, we’re inspired by women of every age, which is why we figured it was high time to give a few of our favourite over-50 trendsetters a little love. These style stars have carved their own niches by staying true to their own unique senses of style and by mixing trends with styles they have kept in their arsenals over time.

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    While these 15 tastemakers are by no means the only older women who can teach us a thing or two about style (hello, Iris Apfel), following along in their fashion journeys has taught us about our own fashion inclinations too. Just take one peek at these awesome trendsetters, and you’ll see what we mean. Read on for a look at 15 inspiring real women…

    Lyn Slater has a knack for showing off eye-catching, quirky pieces, but her styling never feels over the top. The 63-year-old’s sleek, fashion-forward sense of style is an inspiration for any age, and she proves that comfort with your personal style is the chicest thing of all.
    Bold, unapologetic fashion is what you can expect from the jewellery designer, model and Instagram icon Sarah Jane Adams. She never shies away from eye-catching colours or prints, and it’s clear that more than anything she has fun with fashion.
    She’s racked up close to three million Instagram followers for both her unexpected, youthful sense of style and her no-holds-barred personality. At 88 years old, the trendsetter has no plans of slowing down (or toning down her style), and we’re all ever so grateful.
    Melanie Kobayashi is the Vancouver-based blogger behind Bag and a Beret. The 53-year-old mixes vintage, fun prints and plenty of colours to create an overall look that’s all her own.
    For top Parisian wardrobe inspo, look to former Vogue Paris editor in chief and legendary stylist Carine Roitfeld.
    Wendy Packer started her blog, Fashion Over Fifty, as a place to showcase aging in a positive way, and she shares tips and ideas in addition to her outfits.
    Mixing vintage and modern, Patti Gibbons puts her own creative take on style as a 60-something.
    As the founder of Net-a-Porter, former fashion editor Natalie Massenet is a queen of fashion. The impeccably dressed 52-year-old artfully combines new-season prints with classic wardrobe staples for an ultra-elegant finish.
    A wool blazer looks good thrown over any look. 
    These sleek mules are perfect for the office. 
    This colour is absolutely gorgeous. 
    Gold hoops are timeless. 
    A classic jacket adds to any look.
    These straight-leg jeans look good on everyone. 
    Never say no to a statement bag.
    This button-up top is so classic. 
    This dress will seamlessly transition you into autumn style. 
    A midi skirt for the win. 
    Your new pair of everyday sunglasses. 
    Pair this dress with simple black slingbacks. 
    Are these not the chicest slides you’ve ever seen?  Next up, nine ways to keep white sneakers clean.

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