You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen.  But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing.  ~ Marie Stopes


They say 30 is the new 20, 40 is the new 30, etc. Certainly women are retaining a vitality for much longer and women RL Harper’s own age are drop dead (even moreso than younger women, I have been told). Truth is, beauty doesn’t know an age. An older woman can pull off a sophisticated look that a younger girl could never carry off. Take this top from sable99 Magic’s dress paired with a high-waisted skirt from Dakota Buck. Black and white, echoed in the black bag from Renee Harvy and toe-cap pumps from Onyx LeShelle and simple pearls from Tiffy Vella knotted at the neck, and you have the sort of elegance that only comes from years of experience.


The look is pulled together with a short cut from chiaki Xue and this gorgeous hand-drawn skin from Sissy Pessoa. Sissy is taking a risk here, putting out a women’s skin for a more mature look—isn’t youth what we all seek? Well if you want to be taken seriously or want to represent the “real you,” maybe not. Notice how well Sissy adds wrinkles to the skin, the slightly drooping eyes, the lines from a lot of smiling (and a little worrying too) working their way from the eyes, across the bridge of the nose, and around the mouth. Sissy shows us that, indeed, beauty can be timeless.


I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. ~ Lauren Bacall

Hair: **Dura-Girl**25(Dark Gray) by chiaki Xue for Dura *

Skin: Baiastice_Sophie skin-peach tone-BK by Sissy Pessoa for Baiastice *

Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Deep Grey (ML) by Ikon Innovia for FASHISM *

Top: S@BBiA::Dress classical black by sable99 Magic for S@BBiA (top only)

Skirt: [W&B] High-Waisted Pencil Skirt BLACK by Dakota Buck for Whippet and Buck

Jewelry: Eclectica Pearl Mixables- Classic Twist (black) by Tiffy Vella for Eclectica *

Bag: ::Duh!:: Big Tote – Black by Renee Harvy for ::Duh!::

Shoes: Maitreya Neyya * Toe-cap White by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Poses by Luth Brodie for Reel Expression

One thought on “Timeless

  1. That kind of beauty is what is often referred to as “character.” You either have it, or you don’t, and it comes from more than just good genes. It comes from good upbringing, and not losing sight of that upbringing as the years go by. If you do, all the face lifts and tummy tucks and Botox in the world will just be useless.

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