|Full Spectrum +40: Our new +40 website, INTO THE VIOLET has launched!
YOU ARE NOT INVISIBLE. YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. I wrote these words when I created the first stand alone page for the +40 Blog Roll almost 4 years ago. You see, the blog roll had taken a life of its own, and had already outgrown my sidebar, and the post that I had written about it- so I gave it its own page. From the original handful of +40 fashion blogs, the roll is nearing 400, and I feel the need to give it a space where I can fully focus on the community that has sprung up from it- not just for women over 40, but for all women- who need to SEE that +40 is beautiful.
The +40 Blog Roll now has its own website: INTO THE VIOLET: FULL SPECTRUM +40
Although it's still in beta and very much a work in progress, I'd love for you to check it out, and please share it with your friends.
To celebrate the launch of the new +40 website, and to help raise funds for this project, I've created custom silicone ultraviolet bands, made courtesy of wristbands.net with the message that started it all: you are not invisible. you are beautiful. I've been wearing my custom UV wristband non-stop, and I love how I am reminded every time the band turns a deep violet purple, that just because I am over the age of forty, doesn't mean that I can't still have a positive cultural impact, and be joyfully present.
|Visible Violets: Buy your Into the Violet Ultraviolet wristband to show your support!
Support INTO THE VIOLET
SAYING THANK YOU. I'd like to take a moment to specially thank the following people who have shown me tremendous support, and without which, I never would have the nerve to take on this undertaking. This goes to show how incredible our +40 community is, and how lucky I am to have attracted so many amazing people into my sphere!
They inspire with style, they inspire with spirit:
Anne Bray, Spy Girl
Patti, Not Dead Yet Style
Ally, Shy Biker
Judith, The Style Crone
Helga, Helga Von Trollop
Terri, Rags Against the Machine
Gabriala, Style Higher
Greetje, No Fear of Fashion
I've also been blessed with sponsorship by the following businesses:
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L'Affaire Cashmere: Specialising in super soft artisanal made cashmere, wool and silk scarves. From now until September 8th, use coupon code dn016 for 15% off your L'Affaire Cashmere scarf purchase.
Tooth Soap: Wholesome, natural tooth products made from natural and organic ingredients. Featuring the new and natural way to brighten your smile, Tooth Brights. Use coupon code VIOLET30 for 30% off any Tooth Soap purchase.
It's probably no surprise that the above companies are owned/run by +40 women who know the value of community. If you get a chance, please support these fine companies, and check out their services.
|The +40 Blog Roll now has its own website: Into the Violet, Full Spectrum +40
If you would like to be added to the blog roll, or know someone who should be on it, please use the contact form over at the new website: IntotheViolet.com. Look for upcoming interviews and features of the best on the Blog Roll, and if you'd like to contribute a post, or help build the community, please message me and we can set that up!
Linking to the Visible and Beautiful Patti over at Not Dead Yet Style for Visible Monday.