Today, all the younger generations of fashion bloggers seem to have the same cookie-cutter style and appearance, erasing all their apparent flaws with Facetune. Instead, we’re all about senior women flourishing in the spotlight and reminding us what the fashion industry is truly about when it’s not obsessing over youth.
Meet the Accidental Icon, aka Lyn Slater, @iconaccidental on Instagram. With over 670k followers, her style is anything but accidental, and it’s iconic. Besides being a professor, speaker, consultant and digital personality, she launched her fashion blog in 2014 for an audience of fellow women who lead “interesting but ordinary” lives as she so eloquently puts it.
Grece Ghanem makes us wish we had a full head of silver because she looks flawless with hers. Her looks are geometric and high fashion, but never too serious. She’s not afraid to play with canary yellow and statement-making prints.
Sara Jane Adams takes her age and wears it like a warrior with the hashtag #mywrinklesaremystripes originally bringing her fame. This IMG model has an electric style with no age limit or boundaries. One day, you’ll see her in a shaggy red and white Adidas jumpsuit, another, and she’s in a sunbonnet and prairie dress.
Who says you have to be a millennial to dress like one? Baddie Winkle’s IG tagline reads “stealing ur man since 1928,” and accurately so. Whether it’s rainbow cheetah jacket, the newest Yeezy sneakers, or a curve-hugging body con dress with bling, Baddie Winkle is more stylish than your whole clique.
Moon Lin brings the heat with hypebae inspired street style at age 91, with a page filled with. Have you ever met a 90+-year-old so in tune with the culture? Accordingly, she now has a cult following because her style senses are so keen, Supreme might as well hire her as creative director.
Linda Rodin is everything we want to be when we grow up – tall, thin, gorgeous, and oozing timeless style. She’s also the owner of a poodle that turns every sidewalk into an editorial shoot. We can’t stop stealing inspiration from her European-chic looks, like chambray denim long-sleeved tucked into pinstriped bell bottoms.
Renata Jazdzyk is anything but a docile housewife, but her Instagram cheekily goes by the handle @venswifestyle. Her 53.8k followers adore her age-appropriate yet innovative style. Her colour combinations are always on point, whether it’s brown leather culottes with a fitted green peplum top or an all-pink high waisted ensemble that’s a vintage head-turner.
Some of the personal styles are a little too bold for some – if your look is more toned down and understated, you’ll be obsessed with the outfits of Dallas Fashion blogger Cathy Williamson. Her looks are casual, accessible and easy to create with affordable Zara or H&M pieces.
You might remember Dorrie Jacobson from the documentary Advanced Style. She’s 84 and her style isn’t slowing down any time soon. This woman has lived a rich tapestry of life, from her Playboy bunny history to her current fashion blogger status in Las Vegas. Dorrie is our go-to for elegant but fun looks that are always paired with the perfect shoe.
This buzzed beauty wears runway-inspired looks that A-list celebs would be lucky to rock. She’s not afraid to stand out from a crowd, and gives young influencers a run for their money.
Melanie Kobayashi is an artist based out of Vancouver, and you can tell her trade by her wild-child hair and attire. She adores playing dress-up rather than trying to look too refined and always channels a powerful essence of a specific mood or attitude in her looks.
Vanessa Maguato Mqoco might be 50, but she’s still in her prime! Along with being a stylist, she’s an interior decor designer, which explains her talents for all things aesthetic. She posts plus size looks that make us swoon, and always have jewellery that makes us do a double-take.
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