A quiet revolution is taking place on the High Street. As you walk past shop windows, you may spot it: sleeves on dresses, flattering fits that are looser on the waist, and campaign shots that feature greying models.
Elegant clothes for grown-ups, rather than styles for youthful fashion victims.
And look around at who’s actually carrying bags, or shopping in giggling packs with friends — it’s not teenagers. They’re either buying online, or counting their pennies.
The High Street is steadily being reclaimed by the 50-plus women it abandoned years ago.
And no wonder: figures just this month revealed these women now spend £2...