Jul 15, 2011

Are you a late bloomer?

If you're in your 30s and still haven't written the great Australian novel or scored a Nobel Prize, have you left your run too late?

Fashion icon Vivienne Westwood is possibly the only woman in her 70s who can carry off leather and ruffles without a whiff of irony. The grande dame of the runway has never been shy in public. While other designers agonise over the right "muse" to front their labels, Westwood would happily star in her own couture campaigns.

Her passion for the irreverent means she has always attracted a legion of high-profile fans - the most conspicuous, perhaps, being Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, when the fashion-loving character donned Westwood's bridal gown on her (sadly disastrous) big day.

Read more from Sydney Morning Herald

I consider myself a slow late bloomer, just reaching maybe 30% of my potential. Hehe.


  1. Is there such thing as an early late bloomer?

  2. I'm definitely a late bloomer. I was such a wiener as a kid LOL! Not much has changed in some respects. But like yourself, I have yet to peak.

  3. I just started, so I hope I haven't hit my peak yet!


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