• No frills over 40? Why you should ignore age-based fashion rules

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Former Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman would like to ban frills and bows on anyone over the age of 40. Where's the fun in that? My mother made many of our clothes when we were small and, in her book, frills and little girls were a match made in heaven. Also, she believed women went into sartorial retirement the moment they had their first baby. Having had five kids before she was 30, she wisely relented on the latter point. Unfortunately, however, either her dressmaking skills, or the speed at which she felt compelled to work, meant her frills never appeared quite where they were designed...
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