About Andrea Pflaumer

Author of Shopping for the Real You, Andrea Pflaumer, is a non-fiction writer in the San Francisco Bay Area and host of the video series, Vital, Vivacious, and Visible after 50. She has written extensively about fashion for local and national publications and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Better After 50, Sixty and Me, She Savvy, and Prime Women. Her free ten-lesson course, A Lazy Person's Guide to the Perfect Wardrobe, is available on Highbrow.com.

Can You “Buy” Good Taste?

A few years ago, in a book review about good taste Jeffrey Felner, the witty and often acerbic arbiter of fashion, suggested that, yes, you can learn tricks to develop your personal style, but taste isn’t something you can learn; you’re either born with it or you’re not. That certainly puts a lot of us out of the running. And, frankly, I take exception. [...]


Retro Fashion is Back

When life is full of turmoil and challenge we tend to look backwards for comfort: comfort foods that we remember from childhood, all-time favorite movies, and our old, most comfortable clothes. So, make of this what you will, but vintage looks from the 50s and 60s are having a “moment” – or maybe longer.[...]