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If you've ever wondered why grown-up clothing stores seem to be stocked with fashions more appropriate for teens and tweens than 30-, 40-, or 50-somethings? Well, we can blame ourselves for that. New research from a study conducted by major UK department store Debenhams shows that women don't actually want to start dressing their age until they're 70. "According to new research carried out by the retailer, an overwhelming 89% of women aspire to dress younger than their years with 55% citing 70 as the age they felt they would be, or had been happy to dress their age. However, 45% of women said that their seventies would be no barrier to dressing and looking younger. Debenhams asked customers if they had ever dressed their age following revelations from personal shoppers that 95% of female clients aim to look more youthful." [PRN]