I'm 74 and love dressing in sexy miniskirts and leather but trolls compare me to 'Dracula' & call me 'Mrs Frankenstein' | The Sun

SHE'S 74 but won't let her age stop her from dressing exactly how she wants.

And while Colleen Heidemann has earned herself millions of fans around the world with her fashion sense and ageless confidence, not everyone approves.

Collen regularly takes to her social media pages to share outfit updates, and recently posted a video of herself modelling a black and white corset, leather trousers and thigh-high boots.

She added black sleeves, a hat and sunglasses, and carried a black and white jacket as she hit the Coachella music festival.

The comments section of the TikTok video was filled with people weighing in on Colleen's ensemble, with many praising her "awesome outfit" and calling her an "elegant Madame".

But one troll was quick to disagree, first commenting to compare Colleen to "Dracula".

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She then went a step further by calling her "Mrs Frankenstein", and adding: "It's sad".

Other trolls were less articulate in their slamming of Colleen, with one commenting on a different video of her wearing a bodysuit over tights: "Nooo Nooo Nooo".

"No," another simply wrote.

In another video, Colleen – who's now a professional model – explained why she doesn't abide by the adage of dressing her age.

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"Dress my age? You bet I do," Colleen said in the clip shared by the TikTok for Good account.

"This statement has no meaning nor merit for me whatsoever.

"It isn't about the number, it's about what brings you joy.

"I have never really cared much for trends, I just buy things that I really do love.

"I think it's a gift to myself. And you know that you're comfortable and happy if they make you feel better for having put them on.

"And that's what clothing should do."

"Quite frankly, I love your sense of fashion and youthful spirit! When we FEEL old…we BECOME old," one person commented on that video.

As another added: "You go girl be the best you that you can be!!"

"Wear whatever makes you feel good. Makes you shine brighter," a third insisted.

Colleen isn't the only older woman to defy the "rules" and wear what she wants.

This woman is over 50 and loves wearing swimwear in the daytime and leather whenever she can.

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Another who's bombarded with messages from people telling her to dress her age has insisted she won't stop wearing bikinis.

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