Bold Face: Aging In Hollywood

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.


Generally, aging in Hollywood is considered a bad thing. In this week's edition, we highlight a few celebrities who have found the exceptions to the rule, though Bold Face likes to think their stylish eyewear may have had something to do with it...

Written and directed by Richard Linklater (r), Boyhood is a coming-of-age drama that stars Ellar Coltrane (l). The film was shot intermittently over the course of a 12-year period from 2002 to 2014, and depicts the adolescence of a young boy (Coltrane) growing up with divorced parents. The film was nominated for five Golden Globes Awards, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress. It also received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. Linklater wears the Colorthin Calvin Klein ck2138S and Coltrane wears the Colorthin Calvin Klein ck5830 from Marchon

Our first Bold Face item may have been about literal aging, but this one features someone who seems ageless. Sharon Stone's career has spanned 35 years but the woman is just as beautiful as she was when she started. In fact, the 56 year old beauty is the new face of Airfield, the Austrian fashion brand. For the campaign, she was shot in Paris wearing the brand's clothes and the Solarium Eleanor sunglasses from Kirk & Kirk. "Sharon Stone is the perfect representation of beauty and style," said Karen Kirk, creative director of Kirk & Kirk. "We have always admired her work and are delighted that she has chosen independently to wear our frames…"

Beauty isn't the only way to become ageless in Hollywood, you can also just become an acting legend. Al Pacino, the Oscar winning actor has been in the business for seven decades now with seminal films like Scarface, Serpico, Carlito's Way and Donnie Brasco under his belt. The acting icon has a new film out in March, Danny Collins, about an aging rock star changes his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Called one of the greatest actors in all of film history, such is the star power of Pacino that even off duty his presence on the feels cinematic, as evidenced by this pic of him snapped wearing Sama Eyewear's Federico sunglasses.