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In an effort to demonstrate women can absolutely look fabulous after 50, the Courier enlisted the help of the beautiful Carmen Ruiz y Laza, host of CarmenTV broadcast on JoyTV, a division of Zoomer Media SANDRA THOMAS STHOMAS@VANCOURIER.COM
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Ruiz y Laza chose three looks from her wardrobe for the fashion shoot, which took place at the elegant Private Residences at Hotel Georgia. Tanya Tasselaar from Blanche Macdonald provided hair and makeup with photography by the Courier’s Dan Toulgoet. Clothing: J Brand Jeans, Oak + Fort coat, Ted Baker London blouse, Browns’ boots, Zara suit and sweater, Chanel necklaces, Prada boots, Catherine Regehr gown, jewels by Alan Anderson and Prada shoes.
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I was born and raised in Spain so my style has deep roots in traditional, understated and stately pieces. Having grown up in school uniforms, I’m accustomed and rather fond of easy dressing.
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Published on Oct 5, 2015