The Accidental Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram
Age is just a number. This statement is made even more true with the surprising and unintentional rise in popularity of Instagram grandmas. The grandma-aged women have been making waves on the image-focused social media platform. Their fans are mainly younger generations who find them inspiring and proof that age doesn’t mean you have to stop caring or no longer feel cool. Here are some of the accidental glamorous grandmas of Instagram that you should follow.
The @iconaccidental is handled by Lyn Slater. She is a professor at the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University. She works as a model and blogger on the side. She enjoys using Instagram because she is comfortable and feels cool. She is 64 years old but is well liked by a mainly younger fan following on Instagram. Her fans are inspired by her confidence and her style which is a combination of fashion designer wear and consignment store finds. She had no intention of amassing quite a following on her Instagram, which is why she dubbed it as the accidental icon.
Dorrie Jacobson is 83 years old and has a webpage dedicated to senior style. She was once a former Playboy bunny. She gained a significant amount of attention for modeling lacy underwear on her Senior Style Bible website. She has stated that women should wear what they want to wear and not to dress according to their age.
Jenny Kee is a knitwear designer and artist from Australia. She is 71 years old and she wants people to see that she is going to be a cool older person once she starts living in a nursing home. She wants people to realize there is a whole generation of older women who will be living in nursing homes with nice fashion, marijuana, and health food store items. Jenny enjoys sharing images of her fashion designs, her travels, and fashion show events.
Helen Ruth Elam Van Winkle has been using Instagram to show her fun and colorful style and to make some money from her images. She promotes numerous brands on her social media profile and the brands, in turn, pay her for those endorsements. She has reached cult status with her social media page. Many people enjoy her images of colorful knitwear, swimsuits, and carebears. Some of her recent photos show her standing beside her 90th birthday cake, which has rainbow frosting all over it. She even makes guest appearances at Sephora.
Lili Hayes has a more comedy focused Instagram page. But she shows that being older doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy making funny videos that you hope might go viral. She’s also proof that keeping humor alive in your life is a great way to stay young, even when you’re 69 years old.
Sarah-Jane Addams is yet another one of the popular glamorous grandmas of Instagram. She uses her page to promote her jewelry line though and dislikes using her age as a way to gain attention. She merely hopes to gain attention for her jewelry and style and not for her gray hair.
Jan Correll is a consultant in technology sales. She has been numerous designers who have asked for her to promote their products on her page. She knows that the reasoning behind this is because fashion labels realize that older women actually have the money to spend on most designer clothing brands in comparison to younger women.
The accidental glamorous grandmas of Instagram are certain to make you feel fearless and embrace age as it comes at any age. Because after all, age is only a number. You should live your life as you would like as much as you can so you can be happy at any stage of your life.
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