5 trendy older influencers and the outfits they’re carrying this spring — That’s Not My Age

Catherine Dupon


Social media has performed an enormous half in making the style enterprise a extra democratic place. Whereas I’m nonetheless avoiding Reels (and staying nicely away from  TikTok), my Instagram feed is full of an array of snappy dressers showcasing expertise and character and an abundance of fashion. Mixing classic with trendy these ladies exhibit how a favorite previous garment will be worn in a recent method; they present the way to revitalise a much-loved treasure by teaming it with one thing new. In contrast to youthful influencers and celebrities they don’t seem to be following traits or exhibiting off head-to-toe designer appears to be like; these older influencers are styling it out, carving an area for themselves. Proudly owning it.

That’s Not My Age focuses on midlife and past and being snug in your personal pores and skin. For those who’re in want of inspiration, listed here are 5 type heroines who’re extra than simply the garments they put on. These ladies stand out from all the web noise with their genuine costume sense and artistic allure.


Ana Gimeno Brugada – @anagimeno222

Spanish-born, Milan-based stylist and trend advisor Ana Gimeno Brugada’s dandyish strategy to dressing at all times appears to be like genuine. Nicely-known on the road type circuit for artfully mixing standout separates, sharp tailoring and retro-inspired sportswear, she repeatedly seems in The Sartorialist’s pictures (and books). I like how AGB places her outfits collectively; the finer particulars equivalent to an surprising corsage or a string of pearls, give her rakish uniform a novel twist. Off-kilter color mixtures, wild Furkenstocks, aviator sunglasses and sporty jerseys add a street-smart edge. AGB’s affinity for a masculine silhouette sees her repeatedly sporting blazers, slouchy shorts and low-waisted, carrot-shaped trousers rolled up on the ankle to point out off snazzy socks and statement loafers. Gentlewoman type at it’s most interesting.




Dee Dee Lozano – @textile.mixologist

As a self-confessed minimalist with an aversion to daring color, I’m stuffed with admiration for Dee Dee Lozano. Mixing and matching sample impeccably she efficiently pulls-off the multi-coloured, maximalist look. Sharing recycled, remixed outfits stuffed with vibrant materials, the Textile Mixologist is a supporter of gradual trend and women-owned manufacturers. Mixing quite a few shades and patterns in a single outfit can look chaotic, however her deft dealing with of the color wheel pulls every thing collectively, and provides depth and motion. For those who want a mild nudge in a extra adventurous route, her feed provides proof that bringing a little bit brightness to your wardrobe goes a great distance.


Catherine Dupon – @catherine.dupon

You’ve most likely gathered over time that I’m right into a extra relaxed, much less studied aesthetic, so 56-year-old Catherine Dupon’s preppy-with-a-twist strategy actually speaks to me. On a regular basis gadgets are reworked into eye-catching ensembles utilizing fascinating tucks, off-beat layering and intelligent accessorising. The Belgian-born stylist and designer has spent a whole lot of time in Paris and now lives within the USA. She builds most of her outfits round traditional items, together with: go-everywhere cargo pants, the timeless white shirt, important blazer and off-duty denim. Making her Instagram feed an awesome supply of sartorial inspiration when raiding your personal wardrobe.

‘I’ve labored greater than 25 years in trend now, however I used to be by no means actually “modern”,’ she says. ‘I like to consider myself by way of type and class. I like so as to add character to minimalist type; I put fundamentals collectively and end a silhouette with jewels, colored socks or an surprising belt.’ Catherine runs Modeste Le Store on Etsy, a clothes model that redesigns second-hand or end-of-series strains, and fashions the items herself. Pragmatic, cool and understated, I really like her stylish type.

Corrie – @corriesfancygoods

Bringing a breath of recent air to my Instagram feed, Corrie is a ceramicist, jeweller and artwork historian from Wales. Wearing maximalist prints and first colors, she at all times appears to be like placing in her assertion glasses and daring lipstick. ‘I am keen on garments and I’m assured in my selections. I want to suppose that I’m quietly daring with silhouettes and proportions. I’m joyful to attempt new shapes and really feel fearless with equipment,’ she tells me. ‘Provided that I’m a bigger girl, my alternative of clothes has been restricted up to now, restricted by outlets, designers and societal norms. Nevertheless, I began stitching eight years in the past and this has opened up wider potentialities for my garments.’

Lots of Corrie’s garments are handmade and she or he helpfully shares the stitching sample references together with her followers. Typically mixing in classic items, indie labels equivalent to World of Crow and Irregular Sleep Pattern, and excessive road picks from Toast and Kin at John Lewis; she provides a ending flourish to outfits together with her personal equipment, out there from Corrie’s Fancy Goods. Actual, relatable and enjoyable. Corrie is cool.



Photographer – Zoe Griffin @zoegriffinphoto


Jordan Trent – @theelegantstylist

At a current press occasion, I noticed 57-year-old stylist Jordan Trent. She swept into the room in a full, metallic striped skirt, assertion belt, funky boots and a button-up shirt, and each head turned. She seemed unbelievable. From fifties fit-and-flare silhouettes to seventies-inspired corduroy trouser suits, and daring colors and shoulder pads paying homage to the eighties, her outfits have a nostalgic spin. ‘I sprinkle a big dose of classic and thrifted items to remodel excessive road apparel,’ she says. ‘Like everybody, my type has developed over time. I didn’t at all times have the boldness to put on the creations I put collectively right now. I additionally come from a really poor background which meant that purchasing trend wasn’t attainable; the silver lining is that humble beginnings imply it’s important to actually dig deep into your creativity and resourcefulness to realize nice type.’

Jordan’s outfits are a masterclass in mixing excessive road, designer and classic with originality. She actually is an Elegant Stylist.





Whose type do you admire?


All pictures from the creator’s instagram pages. Analysis by Helen Johnson.