Beauty & Wisdom documents a generation of women, aged 70 and over, who has been going regularly to the beauty parlor once a week not as a luxury, but as a necessity for most of their adult years.
Ari Cohen of Advanced Style makes it clear in his new book the best people to give fashion advice are fashionistas who have been stylin’ for more than a couple decades.
Over the weekend, I came across a perfectly dreadful essay about how awful it is to look old.
Our beauty changes, but it never goes away, it goes inside of us. And that inner beauty shines through all the brighter.
This viral story blew my mind — a young Sikh woman with facial hair who was mocked on the social news-bookmarking site Reddit saw the post and personally responded to the mockery in the most compassionate, enlightened way possible. Not only did she educate the douchebag (to use his own handle) who posted her photo on what it means to be a bold, self-assured and proud Sikh woman who embraces the sacredness of the body (Sikhs are bound not to cut their hair or alter their body), she provided an insight worthy of elderhood:
On Saturday, I posted one photograph with a link to more of elders who are at least 100 years old. The goal of the photographer is to show the beauty in age, and the reason it is necessary for some…