I met Anne Marie when I was a baby magazine editor (ok, in my early 30s) and she was a baby model (of about 20), back in the early oughts on a photo shoot for Marie Claire. A lot has changed since then, but not Anne Marie's entrepreneurial spirit, zest for life — or looks. See how she continues to defy aging and just gets better year after year.
What Aging Well Means to Me
They are identical twins born six minutes apart. Marlien is a fashion aficionado and founder of the style blog, Le Catch. Her younger sib, Coliena, is a celebrated fashion, portrait, travel, and lifestyle photographer. In addition to being bonded by birth and a tremendous sense of style, the half-Dutch, half-Indonesian sisters are connected by a healthy attitude toward aging, taking it in stride with a sense of adventure — and gratitude.
We all make choices when it comes to how we age: How much cosmetic intervention will we go for? Do diet and exercise factor in? Is introspective work like meditation, therapy, and religion a must? At The Plum, we choose to report on those choices rather than judge them. Here's what aging well means to Shel Pink.