Age Matters Not

Fashion is meant for all ages. We truly are our own worst enemies when it comes to our shape, size, and look. Now add to that our age. As I’ve hit my 50s, I now question whether a long beloved dress is too short (at 5’10” most dresses are a bit on the short side…guess I should be happy I’m shrinking?) or if my favorite skinny jean is just that, too skinny for this…dare I say it…“middle-aged woman.” Ick. I hate that description. That makes me sound so much older than I feel!

Thank goodness for Kiskadee’s customers! They are an absolute blessing! That is the beauty of working in a small boutique…we can all discuss, solve, and laugh at our multiple foibles. I encourage those who feel “too old” to try a piece of clothing they adore…it can be good as is or in need of a simple styling trick. In turn I have been blessed with customers older than me who have thumbed their noses at falsely perceived age-isms and simply wear what they love. That is inspiration!

Kiskadee carries clothing for women of all ages and clothing lines that can be worn by women in their 20s beyond! Here are only a few examples, showcasing some of our new spring arrivals.

  • Tyler Boe Sweater, DL 1961 Denim
  • Tyler Boe Blouse, Claudia Nicole Duster
  • Tyler Boe Dress
  • Cino Blouse, DL 1961 Denim

Shoes can be another stumper as we get older. Comfort shoes have come a long way, baby! Mid-size wedges are a boon to us all, flats, ditto, and the chic sneaker is, thankfully, here to stay!


Top Row: Charleston Shoe Company, Jack Rogers
Middle Row:  Johnston & Murphy
Bottom Row:  Jack Rogers, Johnston & Murphy


Moral of the story? We are in this together!


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Looking for a killer cocktail number for the latest party? Shoes for running around town? Eye-catching separates for lunch at Cheesetique? Kiskadee has you covered. A favorite destination in the heart of Del Ray, shopping this boutique is akin to browsing your friend's lust-worthy closet. Kiskadee is fun, flirty and full of original designers,a ll presented to you with a focus on personal service. You will always be welcomed by a friendly face, eager to assist!

2205 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301


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