A Passion For Fashion

Style maven Elsa Klensch sets out the dos and don'ts of mature dressing

IF ANYONE HAS EARNED a front-row seat along the runway, it's Elsa Klensch. Known worldwide for her 20-year CNN program, Style, she is an opinion maker in the fashion world. This month Forge will publish her first novel, Live at 10:00, Dead at 10:15. TIME talked with Klensch about her tips for looking fabulous past 50.

Where did you study fashion? I learned it all at Women's Wear Daily. When I started out, Women's Wear used to constantly refer to something called SA. I thought, what's that? South Africa? South Australia? It's Seventh Avenue. I was so naive about the workings...

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