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ISBN-13: 9781576875926
Publisher: powerHouse Books
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 234,074
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Ari Seth Cohen is a freelance writer, photographer, and blogger based in New York City. He is the creator of Advanced Style, a blog devoted “to capturing the sartorial savvy of the senior set.” Advanced Style has appeared in national media such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Vice Magazine, New York Magazine, The Fader, Vogue Japan, Vogue Italia, Elle, Elle UK, The UK Telegraph, Forbes.com, and internationally broadcast news and fashion programs.

Maira Kalman
is an author and illustrator of over a dozen children’s books. Additionally, her two yearlong, illustrated columns for The New York Times online have been published as the books The Principles of Uncertainty (Penguin, 2007), and And the Pursuit of Happiness (Penguin, 2010). In 2011 a retrospective of her work was mounted at the Jewish Museum in NYC. She is represented by the Julie Saul Gallery, and lives and works in New York City.

Dita Von Teese is a world-famous burlesque artist and lingerie model. Best known for her Cocktail Glass show in which she performs an old fashioned striptease that culminates with her bathing herself in an oversized champagne or martini glass. This “Burlesque Superheroine" (Vanity Fair) is credited by many for sparking a revival of traditional burlesque, and has appeared in a number of films, music videos, and television shows. Von Teese has released DVDs of her own performances and is the author of Dita: Stripteese (It Books, 2009).

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Advanced Style 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These lovely, mature ladies are such an inspiration.  They prove that style and fashion savvy are not the domain of the young.     
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I purchased the book after seeing the interview with the author on the Katie Couric TV show, and the interviews she did with some of the women who, although in their 90's and beyond, stay active and have a very positive outlook on life. I recommend the book for everyone. I do wish there had been more of their "words of wisdom" included with the photos, but it is encouraging to see that life does not necessarily end after 50, 60, 70, or 80.
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Debra60 More than 1 year ago
Advanced Style is a book for the young to appreciate the elderly -- for the middle-ers not to become disheartened of their future -- and the for oldsters to dust off that hat and dig out that flamboyant scarf. Gifted this title to an elderly stylin' aunt. It became the "hit" of the retirement facility. Thanks Mr. Cohen for fab-u-lous photos of stunning seniors.
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gorriema More than 1 year ago
Am looking forward to aging gracefully and developing. my own sense of style/"elegance"