Of course I do not know her personally but I am a big fan of Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron — and not just because she seems like someone I would like to meet and interview, but mostly because of what she represents. The French first lady is one of the most popular in decades. She is a highly accomplished, independent French woman of considerable grace and style who also happens to be 24 years older than her dashing husband. Brigitte is You do the math. They look good together.
Older Women Younger Men
In France I felt more respected as an older woman
Having just returned from a year living in Provence, many people have asked me what I miss about France now I am back, and what I missed about Ireland while I was away. The main thing I absolutely loved about France was the respect the French have for women, particularly older women. In Ireland, older women are often invisible, to both men and younger women. This is particularly true when in the company of a man. This was demonstrated clearly to me last summer in Dublin when I went into my local wine shop to buy wine with my partner. He picked up a cigar while I looked at the wine.
The Revenge of the Middle-Aged Frenchwoman
French women have a timeless quality that's hard to put into words. It's a combination of not looking like they tried and somehow appearing perfectly put-together. It's not something that can be readily taught, but these 11 women make it look easy.
If you wonder how to dress like chic French women over 50, this post is for you! Age has nothing to do with style and great style is possible no matter how old you are. You can be chic like a French woman at any age, the key is to know how to flaunt your body and sensibility in a way that works for you. French chic style is not a difficult style to pull off.