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Forever Cool: How to Achieve Ageless, Youthful, and Modern Personal Style, for Women and Men

3.09  ·  Rating details ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Each year, 75 million baby boomers spend $100 billion on clothes—but you’d never know it to look at them. Alarmed by the fashion faux pas of her fellow fifty-plus peers, style consultant Sherrie Mathieson set out to help them update their personal style yet remain age-appropriate. While her theory is to skip formulas and mix it up, she counsels her boomer brethren to avoid ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by Clarkson Potter Publishers (first published April 15th 2006)
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Spencer
Jun 22, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
how do you wear adult diapers yet stay cool? You probably can't. And its probably best just to not try. That goes for the young as well. "cool" isn't worth striving for. In fact, trying to be cool, is uncool. You have it or you don't. This book on fashion advice for the aged made me sad. If you want to dress conservatively and sort of upperclassy and it isn't already obvious to you how to do so, than this book is perfect! Cool is king and it seems every commercial tries harder than the next to c ...more
Angela
Gives suggestions to both men and women how to dress age-appropriately, yet with current easy style. There are a few flaws, as the author shows bad examples and then corrections, because she sometimes uses "bad" details, and then a few pages later, they are "good", and you have to consider her artistic nature in her color and style selections, but there is some helpful info in here for adjusting and modernizing a tired wardrobe.
Kurtamyd
Jun 28, 2009 rated it really liked it
Very fun visual tutorial of what's cool and what's not. A must read for those of us stuck in a fashion rut
Leah
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Most of the "never cool" styles are dreadful. Unfortunately, so are a good percentage of the "always cool" styles. On the positive side, it was a quick read.
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Great ideas for picking out (mostly women's) clothing that suits your age, body frame, etc.
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