Helen Mirren is currently doing it for me as a red carpet inspiration so that my Mum looks like gorgeous and flattered and not a hint of polyester floral with lilac jacket hideous...
The regular themes are
- skimming but not tight fabrics
- fluid rather than stiff fabrics
- shimmering colours and textures that are pale without being insipid
- an emphasis on her assets: her forearms and her decolletage rather than her ankles or upper arms.
Now... if only we could find a pattern that would do the same thing. Suggestions on a postcard...