Mary Portas"s hell for leather: Can any woman over 40 get away with skin-tight leggings?

Mary Portas"s hell for leather: Can any woman over 40 get away with skin-tight leggings?

Mary Portas” hell for leather: Can any woman over 40 get away with skin-tight leggings

2:14 PM on 15th August 2011

Mary Portas Mary Portas

Faux-pas Mary Portas, who has designed a range of clothes aimed at women over 40, is often pictured wearing leather leggings

Elle Macpherson Sharon Stone Carol Vorderman

Mutton dressed as lamb Elle Macpherson, 48, Sharon Stone, 53 and Carol Vorderman, 50, are all fans of leather trousers