Fashion over 50: 10 summer dos and don’ts

What should someone of a certain age wear when the weather turns warm? Columnist Bev Beckham has the answers.

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Warm weather is coming—and if you live in the South, it’s already here. Should you wear mini skirts? Sleeveless dresses? Prints? Solids? And what about panty hose? My daughters tell me that no one wears panty hose anymore. “Your legs are fine, Mom.”  But I don’t feel fine when my legs are bare. I feel uncomfortable. 

What exactly are the rules for women of a certain age? I called Boston Herald fashion editor, Jill Radsken, editor of dressingwell.com, Mary Lou Andre, and Newsday style writer, Anne Bratskeir, and asked them to share their fashion dos and don’ts.

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