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Cindy Joseph spent decades as a makeup artist in the fashion industry before ending up on the other side of the camera as a fashion model, “discovered” at age 49. Now proudly 61, the Yonkers woman touts timeless beauty not only through modeling and a signature cosmetics line, BOOM! By Cindy Joseph, but by talking about the “pro-age revolution” every chance she can.
The impetus for creating Stella M’Lia occurred when designer Stella McCaffrey’s daughter, Katherine, turned 12 and began receiving two to three invitations a month for bar/bat mitzvahs. “Katherine needed fairly dressy dresses, and the shock of it all was when you went out to the stores you couldn’t find anything that was appropriate or tasteful, because a lot of it was black, bedazzled, short and tight spandex, which made the girls look like ‘hoochie mamas’ before they were even technically teenagers,” McCaffrey says.
Laura Straus, who grew up in Purchase, is the owner of Piermont Straus, an art gallery and bookstore in Piermont. The year-old venture reflects the culmination of Straus’ many interests and experiences.