The older woman most responsible for the change in swimwear sales appears to be actress Helen Mirren. When photos of the actress wearing a red bikini on holiday in Italy in 2008 emerged there was much talk about how great she looked and at that stage it was extremely rare for a women over 50 to wear a bikini. In fact at the time the photos were taken Helen Mirren was actually 63-years old.
She has since been joined by many older celebrities who are more than happy to share with the world that they are still in great shape. In fact some of the celebrities now wearing 2-piece swimwear outfits are in better shape in their 50s than they were in their 30s or 40s.
Over the last couple of years some of the older women celebrities we have seen who are happy to hit the beach in a bikini include Jane Seymour (63-years old), Christie Brinkley (60-years old), Heather Locklear (52-years old), Marh Helgenberger (55-years old), Jerry Hall (57-years old), Demi Moore (51-years old) and Sharon Stone (56-years old). Read the rest of this entry »