" This quote, as expressed enthusiastically by the 95 year-old Ilona Royce Smithkin, summarizes what "Advanced Style" is truly about; looking and feeling your best and truly coming into your own through the sartorial choices you make. Financed through Kickstarter, the documentary "Advanced...

I have been playing with the design of Advanced Style for a few days and I hope it's loading correctly for everyone.It has been pretty cold day in New York, so it's nice to stay in the house and get some work done. Even on a freezing cold day the ladies of Advanced Style dressed up for a pre...

Vogue Japan has invited me to do an Advanced Style jewelry series for them. My first slide show is up now on Vogue.co.jp under jewelry or CLICK HERE for the direct link . Make sure you look through all six photos and enjoy some pictures from the shoot above. I will be doing two more jewelry...

The question I'm asked most often is how and why did I start Advanced Style. I have been doing the blog since August of 2008 and have come to love and cherish the friendships that I have made. Check out the video above and links from the Forbes interview below to find out more about why I do...

Off Broadway on Manhattan's Upper West Side, she's been a provider of sage style advice for more than 40 years. Leandra recalls one of Lynn's most well known quotes in the video, which is one that we're going to put in our pocket and carry around forever. "Fashion says 'me too;' style says...

These things probably provide you some level of gleeful satisfaction, and according to Valerie and Jean, better known as The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas of Ari Cohen's Advanced Style blog, are the things that make life worthwhile. Cohen has teamed up with Van She to create a series of "Idea of...

*hair flip* This is the heartbeat of the forthcoming Advanced Style documentary, the pet project of Ari Seth Cohen, creator of the book and blog of the same name, which spotlights several of New York City's most stylish, older women. Cohen and filmmaker Lina Plioplyte interviewed and filmed...

Interview Our grandparents wouldn't know a blog if it cornered them in a dark alley, much less know what it's like to grace the archives of a style site – but with Advanced Style, NYC transplant Ari Seth Cohen is doing for Manhattan's golden girls what the Sartorialist did for the city's...

) Susie Bubble style at an 8.0 stage of development, preferably with a wise and sagely mentality. P.S. Advanced Style, the documentary could very well happen as the project on Kickstarter is nearing its end goal of funding. Only $300 to go until it hits the $35,000 project target. I've...

2011 has been an amazing year for Advanced Style.I am so lucky to have had the opportunity to travel the world photographing and sharing the inspiring stories and wisdom of stylish older women.Thank you to all who have commented on, shared, and supported my work over the last year. Happy New...

 

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