How I Hit 'Restart' After Age 50 And Launched A $120 Million Business

By Diane Gilman


You may not know me, but you might be familiar with my jeans. Not to brag, but they're the top-selling item on the Home Shopping Network, and I created them specifically for women over 40.

To some people, the most fascinating aspect of my story is my dramatic success as a fashion designer. But personally, I'm most proud of the fact that today, in my 60s and after a lifetime of struggles, I am finally attaining everything I ever dreamed of -- professionally, personally and even romantically.