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71. From Princess To Every Woman: Elevating Denim To Fashion Royalty | Fashion Thursday

  1. 71. From Princess To Every Woman: Elevating Denim To Fashion Royalty | Fashion Thursday Diane Gilman 35:13

Jeans: the universal item of clothing, the everyday essential, and the great equalizer? Diane, the Queen of Jeans, talks about her favorite item of clothing and how she believes jeans connect us to one another and equalize us. She talks about this in the context of Kate Middleton’s recent announcement where Kate shared that she is undergoing treatment for cancer. She made this announcement wearing a pair of jeans. 

Kate Middleton’s Denim Statement

Despite having a plethora of Wardrobe choices, Kate’s decision to don denim resonates deeply. It’s a powerful gesture that signifies her relatability to the masses. Just as cancer doesn’t discriminate, neither does denim.

Diane Gilman reflects on the significance of Kate’s choice, drawing parallels between denim and the universal experiences shared by humanity. Denim, like cancer, is a great equalizer. It transcends societal boundaries, making everyone feel connected in some way.

Tips for Wearing Denim 

Diane shares her unwavering passion for denim, declaring her intent to wear jeans until she’s a centenarian. She shares loads of tips on how to style denim, sharing details of the ways she styles denim this week. 

The Rise of LOLUX and Cool Girl Style

Discussing emerging trends, Diane sheds light on low-lux, a style based on understated luxury. Pairing flashy pieces with everyday staples like denim, it’s a departure from ostentatious displays of wealth.

Furthermore, Diane emphasizes the ageless allure of “cool girl” style, challenging outdated notions that style diminishes with age.

Diane’s Spring/Summer Wardrobe Essentials

Diane shares her Spring/Summer must-haves: dark denim or indigo, straight or skinny jeans, the perfect white jean, a dark navy blazer, a white linen blazer, a natural colored linen blazer (to pair with the white jeans), some basic white t-shirts, some ribbed and a striped t-shirt.  

Denim: A Universal Symbol of Relatability

Reflecting on Kate Middleton’s outfit choice, Diane applauds the princess for breaking stereotypes and proving that denim is appropriate for any occasion. Kate’s message is clear: she’s just like everyone else, navigating life’s challenges with grace and authenticity.

Connect with Diane

Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok and Youtube: @thedianegilman  

Website: thedianegilman.com

Diane Gilman Too Young To Be Old with Diane Gilman

A fashion rule-breaker with millions of loyal fans, the charismatic pearl-haired, “Queen of Jeans,” Diane Gilman is 78 years young and embracing aging instead of fighting it. An inspiration for women embracing their third act, Diane is The top Tele-retailing brand globally who is just getting started, and not unlike many women’s stories, recognition for Diane came later in life with the launch of her DG2 Jeans line on HSN which has become the top tele-retailing brand globally, over $100 million dollars a year in retail sales domestically, could be seen on QVC UK, Italy, France, Australia & Canada. Her latest book, “Too Young to be Old,” is another compelling take on conquering life’s challenges and harnessing one’s own power to live a “third act” filled with dream-catching and fulfillment.

After 30 years of experience in front of the camera connecting with the baby boomer audience on television, Diane has set out to become a proaging advocate and a "Silver-haired Influencer". Through social media, YouTube and the launch of her podcast, Too Young To Be Old, Diane's goal is to educate and inspire the 50+ community in a range of lifestyle topics such as nutrition, health & wellness, fashion, beauty & skincare, and any other topics covering aging solutions.

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