A Wrinkle in Time: On Beauty and Aging

 

Aging is not a choice. We all age, and we’re lucky, we’re lucky to age. It’s a privilege.

Paulina Porizkova Model and author
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A Wrinkle in Time: On Beauty and Aging

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If there is one thing every human shares, it’s the inevitability of aging. Yet in a society that places such a high premium on youth, people over 50 are often dismissed from conversations around beauty, considered consumerist has-beens for fashion, culture, and pretty much every product excluding pharmaceuticals. Enter a new crowd of the unabashedly aging, demanding to be seen — wrinkles and all. What might happen if we embrace, rather than resist, the inevitability of aging? In a culture overrun by constant “youthquakes,” can we change the way we perceive, resist, and fear aging?

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