JAMIE LEE CURTIS
Sexy Jamie Lee Curtis makes aging look easy. Her natural, close-cropped hair offers inspiration for older women whose hair may be graying or thinning.
This example of pretty older women favors simplicity and neutrals as basic wardrobe fashion for women over 50.
The daughter of show-business royalty Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, she now has a real-life British title as the wife of British Lord Haden-Guest, known in the USA as actor Christopher Guest.
Curtis prefers not to be known as Lady Haden-Guest in the States. She emphasizes simplicity and health in interview after interview.
Actress, author, and according to Good Housekeeping a first-rate organizer, Curtis confided that she was, at age 51, trying to become stronger by playing tennis with an eye on competition.
Her wardrobe emphasizes basic neutrals. That is a good starting place for fashion for women over 50 who also want a simple wardrobe.
Curtis told AARP magazine in 2008 that she sticks to black-and-white outfits. The teal off-shoulder dress, worn to a premier in 2010, suggests that is not completely true.
On a tour through her closet, Curtis noted that she has one pair of Not Your Daughter’s Jeans – the only ones in her wardrobe. On the other hand, she has a bin of workout clothes.
Her athletic build and well-known topless shot in Trading Places ensure she will make most lists of pretty older women.
Simple garments do a great job of showing off her assets and minimizing figure flaws. The Spartan hairstyle is effective because of her strong features – but perhaps not for everyone.
The brave actress is doing her part to demystify aging for pretty older women. Not only is she wearing her natural hair color; in a photo shoot she allowed herself to be shown without flattering lighting or makeup to reveal a less than perfect figure.
Curtis told More:
There's a reality to the way I look without my clothes on. I don't have great thighs. I have very big breasts and a soft, fatty little tummy. And I've got back fat. People assume that I'm walking around in little spaghetti-strap dresses. It's insidious — Glam Jamie, the Perfect Jamie, the great figure, blah, blah, blah. And 'I don't want the unsuspecting forty-year-old women of the world to think that I've got it going on. It’s such a fraud. And I’m the one perpetuating it.
She also said she gave away almost all of her jewelry because she rarely wore it. Her celebrity photos confirm this.
Even in a strapless J. Mendel dress, sexy Jamie Lee Curtis wears her glowing good health as others wear precious stones. She is without a necklace and only the smallest of earrings. They appear to be pearls.
She stands out for showing that simple elegance can be sexy.
In this dramatic photo, Curtis shows off what she regards as one of her best features.
The simple black dress has a plunging neckline. A silver circle pendant on a delicate chain draws the eye upward toward her silver-accented hair and that face with its great bone structure.
The look is simple, beautifully balanced, an inspiring and achievable look for pretty older women. The photo shows a strong woman not afraid to reveal her flaws while showing off her assets.
Sexy Jamie Lee Curtis fits the fashion archetype of Sophia in what she says and how she dresses.
Figure-flattering garments with clean lines, solid colors, minimal jewelry, healthy living, and decluttered closets are signs of the simple elegant living of the Sophia style embodied by sexy Jamie Lee Curtis.