Aug 4, 2020
At 28 years old, Jacynth Bassett
is a true ageism-fighting trailblazer. Jacynth is the founder of
the movement Ageism is Never In Style, as well as the founder of
the-Bias-Cut.com, the first age-inclusive online independent
fashion boutique. Jacynth shares her inspiring story of deciding
she needed to become a pioneer in the movement after seeing women
like her mum treated poorly in the fashion industry due to their
age. Jacynth also talks about what needs to happen so we accept
people of all ages in our society, and the cost of what happens if
we don’t. She also discusses a few beautiful fashion trends that
can have women of any age, shape, or size feeling and looking their
What You Will Hear in This Episode:
that gendered ageism shows up in our society, both in an overt way,
and in ways we may not even notice.
Jacynth decided she wanted to shift her path from law to becoming
an advocate for women everywhere in the fashion
of the not so great trends in fashion that keep women from feeling
okay about their age, and what we can do about it moving
Jacynth grew the-Bias-cut to now include 34 labels with a mission
to raise awareness and inspire women of all ages.
it’s important to have intergenerational relationships so we can
learn from each other and grow from our different
you feel like you are never at the right age, you aren’t
to pick looks that are fresh and contemporary rather than just
having to jump on trends.
- A few
great practical tips for cycling in colors and accessories to look
both stylish and age-appropriate.
purpose behind the Advocates for Aging movement, so we can all find
ways to connect and work together.
definitely have designers now interested in what we are doing.” —
have to have everyone involved to make a change, it can’t just be
the people who are directly affected by it.” — Jacynth
you like what you are wearing, that will shine through.” —
the unity that will make a big difference.” — Jacynth
Advocates for Aging
Ageism is Never In Style