Fashions for Fifty: Fifty is Fabulous Fun

05 Mar

“When I am an old woman I shall wear purple with a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t because it suits me.” Grape, berry, eggplant, cherry, tomato, brick. When a woman enters her second half-century of life she can take certain liberties, especially in the realm of fashion. My big 5-0 is this month, and I’ll be celebrating with style.

Newsboy Portrait

Who says you shouldn’t wear trends the second time around? Experience means knowing how to pull it off.

Inspired by the poem by Jenny Joseph that begins “When I am an old woman I shall wear purple with a red hat which doesn’t go,” Fashions for Fifty is a month-long celebration of my fiftieth birthday in March 2014.


Posted by on March 5, 2014 in Cycle Fashions


3 responses to “Fashions for Fifty: Fifty is Fabulous Fun

  1. Jean

    March 8, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    So you finally decided to reveal your age on the ‘Net.
    Me too, this year and it’s always better with a bike. 🙂

  2. hoghopper

    March 11, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Bravo! You’re a fabulous fifty. Jenny Jo will have to adjust the age threshold.

  3. TinLizzie72

    March 12, 2014 at 5:36 am

    I would have never guessed your age! Thanks for being an inspiration to me- I hope I’m as fit and fashionable in 8 years, when it’s my turn! Happiest of birthdays and celebrate all month!


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