So maybe there is a trend about to happen? Given that the baby boomer generation is a large group, and may still be financially viable to the business world, maybe old will be the new hip. So says this article in the Atlantic.
Well, I’m jumping on board. This coming spring I will produce a fashion show for the older crowd, with local boutiques competing for the best, coolest and most stylish outfit on the 60 plus models. We will have a hat contest in which children show hats they made for their grandmas. It should all be a lot of fun. A video will run on youtube, and part of the display will be my ten paintings of flowers, just past their full bloom, but still lovely.
Like that scene with Kathy Bates in Fried Green Tomatoes, in which she gets back at the young girls who steal her parking place, the upcoming seniors will defy the notion that you have to be young to be gorgeous.