In many countries around the world, the Baby Boomers are the largest demographic group and have enjoyed, what was until recently, one of the most prolonged periods of economic growth. This generation is consequently the wealthiest and most influential group in the electorate, having the collective power to topple governments. This month we pay tribute to the hard work and achievements of a wide range of successful Baby Boomers from fashion designers and artists to novelists and writes who have shaped our lives, are mentoring our youth and are still learning new skills and building new businesses. Let’s get started with this “Over Fifty” edition!
In this month’s issue…
How Baby Boomers Transformed Fashion
We start this month by taking a closer look at the history of three fashion trends, which characterise the Baby Boomer generation and the legacy they have left on the fashion world.
Fashion Flower Power in a Parisian Atelier
We recently met Bruno Légeron, France’s last remaining independent artificial flower maker who continues to turn out delicate silk flower creations for couture houses and the Paris Opéra. A story of heritage and craftsmanship.
Baby Boomers put their Money where their Mouths are
Baby Boomers are the top spenders in restaurants, but they are also demanding clientele with specific dietary needs. Lets take a closer look at their eating habits, which d rives much of the restaurant market.
Two nights with Toto in Pimlico
When you think you have seen it all in this ever growing movement of emerging talents, just pause and indulge yourself with a fascinating late comer whose captivating paintings will prove how Baby Boomers continue to surprise us!
Colleen Quen Fuses Decades of Fashion with Art
Baby Boomer, Colleen Quen, an award-winning Couturière designer with talents and designs comparable to Jean Paul Gaultier and Balenciaga, has made her mark on the fashion world while residing in SF. We walk you through her talented career and an exclusive interview.
Joyce Young’s arrival at Steele’s Village
We introduce you to the wonderful wedding dress for brides and mothers while visiting the new Flagship Store of designer, Joyce Young OBE, who brings her Scottish heritage right to the heart of NW3.
Mosley in Office
Novelist, Walter Mosley is a strong racial activist, not afraid to speak out and with an understanding of the political circus. Could this Baby Boomer, known for his literary skills, soon be known on the political catwalk?
MBNYFW Spring 2015
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 in NYC wrapped up in September at the Lincoln Center. We bring you insights and exclusive images of 3 shows: Dorin Negrau, J. Mendel and Art Hearts Fashion. Don’t miss out!
“Oriana. Una donna” – Cristina De Stefano
We have a talk with Cristina De Stefano, an Italian journalist, a literary scout, writer and the author of the first authorised Oriana Fallaci’s biography, the most iconic Italian author, journalist and political interviewer ever.
Enduring British Fashion Icon
Meet couturier Bruce Oldfield, who has been in the fashion business for four decades dressing the word’s most famous women, and yet has not allowed his fame to supersede his passion for clothes making. A true inspiration!
The Lady with the Pink Jacket
We have a chat with public affairs practitioner and political campaigner, Caroline Macleod, a woman in a man’s world who successfully stood out and played that to her advantage. Her secret? Her bright suits!
The Quintessential Fashion Blogger
Discover Josephine Lalwan. Not only is she classy and intelligent, but she has embraced ageing without hesitation and is as stylish as she can be. Her blog, Chic at Any Age has become a household name among older women.
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