• Style Over 50: Carolina Herrera

    Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.- Carolina Herrera
    Today's Over 50 Style Icon is famed fashion designer Carolina Herrera.  My mom and I just adore her chic and simple style.  At age 76, she is still designing amazing collections and always looks impeccable.  Her signature style usually consists of a crisp white shirt, black midi skirt and her always...
  • Over 50 Style Icon: Iris Apfel

    Style is attitude, attitude, attitude.- Iris Apfel
    Today's Over 50 Style Icon is the irreverent and always fascinating Iris Apfel. At 93, she has become something of a sensation in the fashion world since her collection of over-the-top and beyond fabulous clothing and accessories appeared in a show at the Met in 2005. Prior to that, she had pretty much been...
  • An Amazing Woman: Betty Halbreich

    All you need are a skirt, a jacket, a pair of pants and a raincoat.- Betty Halbreich

    Since we talked about Bergdorf Goodman's very own Linda Fargo yesterday, I thought it would be fun to discuss the store's oldest and most legendary personal shopper, Betty Halbreich.  Betty is amazingly chic and at 86 years old is still...

  • Style Over 50: Linda Fargo

    As they say, not only does money not buy you happiness- it can't buy you that thing called 'style', either.- Linda Fargo

    Today's Over 50 Style Icon on the blog today is Linda Fargo, Senior Vice President of the legendary Bergdorf Goodman department store.  We love her bold fashion choices which are always punctuated with her shocking...

  • Style Over 50: Helen Mirren

    Fabulous doesn't count the years.  It's the years that make us fabulous.- Helen Mirren
    British, award-winning actress Helen Mirren was recently chosen as the new face of L'Oreal's 'The Perfect Age' campaign.  We couldn't think of a better choice.  Helen, who turns 70 later this year, proves age is nothing but a number in both the campaign and in real...
  • Style Over 50: Jane Fonda

    It's never too late- never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.- Jane Fonda
    One of our favorite over 50 style icons is the legendary Jane Fonda.  At 77, Jane is more relevant than ever.  Her style is classic, refined and always on point whether she's walking a red carpet or the streets of Manhattan.  She favors...
  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.- Agatha Christie
    If you're a regular reader here at The Ladies McCann, you'll know how close my mom and I are.  We truly are best friends and since this blog is all about mothers and daughters we couldn't be more excited about Mother's Day.  If you haven't gotten...
  • Style Over 50: Catherine Deneuve

    Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.- Catherine Deneuve
    What is it about French women, no matter their age, that makes them so alluring and mysterious?  As a young girl, I'll never forget the time I met a Frenchwoman of a certain age on a French island in the Caribbean.  She was working in a shop and there...
  • Bobbi Brown Makeup Master Class

    Makeup is so simple, let me show you how.- Bobbi Brown
    A few weeks ago my mom and I attended a Bobbi Brown Makeup Master Class at Nordstrom.  If you're a regular reader here at The Ladies McCann, you can imagine how excited we were since we're such huge Bobbi fans.  I'm happy to report that the class was...
  • Bobbi Brown Brightening Brick

    Warmth, color & glow in one- a fresh, healthy look that I love year-round.- Bobbi Brown
    Over the weekend, my mom and I stopped into Blue Mercury (which we probably shouldn't have done being the beauty addicts that we are) and discovered Bobbi Brown's new Brightening Brick for Spring.  If you're a regular reader here, you'll know how obsessed...