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Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
This book practically jumped off the shelf and into my arms. I am one of thirty-eight million women entering the "Age Of Elegance". I’d never thought of myself as the epitome of elegance, but the author reminds me that I should think of myself that way. Ladies let’s face it: life after 40 is different; it is like a wholly different era. Paul advises the reader to use this book to help establish priorities, investigate options, and discover qualities that will help them become women of elegance.
I love the way Paul brings issues to light. She discusses cosmetic enhancements. Should we just admit we are who we are and accept it or should we be making changes? Frankly, I’m all for ladies making changes they are comfortable with. I love the section on Classy or Cheesy. I know a dear lady that I consider to be classy; the list in that chapter describes her and what I want to be. Learning how to dress is very important. We are mature adult women and should no longer attempt to look or dress like a teeny bopper. She even addresses the issue of dying our hair. Wisely, Paul addresses diet and exercise. Along with age come aches, pains and often medications. Then there is the spiritual aspect of aging: regrets, repentance, restitution and rehabilitation.
Ms Chloe Jon Paul is obviously an elegant lady. Through her book I have learned much about how I too can be an elegant lady. I mentioned earlier that I have a friend that fits the description of elegance. For a long time I have tried to emulate her and learn from her. I have fallen short in the last few years. This book made me realize that I have been fighting growing older instead of waltzing into my elegant years. I will take Ms Paul’s advice to heart for I want to be an ELEGANT woman.