While aging is something we obviously try to avoid at all costs, any woman of a certain age will dispel that infinite wisdom comes with every birthday candle blown out. Gloria Vanderbilt, Iris Apfel, Vivienne Westwood, and Betsey Johnson are just a few gal pals who rock AARP status with so much grace, they'll inevitably end up on feminist history class and countless FIDM courses' required reading lists.
And, whether your own grandma is Bill Cunningham fodder, or happens to pack mothballs in her closet, you know there's still a treasure trove of fab fashion to be found in those archives. That's why we're gunning for classic gems this season that — when worn right — are totally young at heart. So, don't waste another minute, and check out these 30 stunners that will never send your vibe to the old-folks home.
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Valextra Medium Boston Bag, $2,650, available at Barneys.
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Aesa Pearl Torn Stud Earrings, $435, available at Barneys.
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Emily + Ross scarf, join its Kickstarter campaign!
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ASOS Midi Dress In Floral Print With Twist Front, $70.36, available at ASOS.
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Rupert Sanderson Betty Black Patent Mary-Janes, $725, available at Rupert Sanderson.
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Roger Vivier Belle De Nuit Patent Leather Kitten Heel Pumps, $593, available at mytheresa.