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Ari Seth Cohen is the creator of Advanced Style, a blog devoted “to capturing the sartorial savvy of the senior set.” He says, “I feature people who live full creative lives. They live life to the fullest, age gracefully and continue to grow and challenge themselves.” Ari has a longtime interest in clothing and style and a lifelong affinity for his elders. When he was growing up, his late grandmother (a librarian) was his best friend; her “energy and attitude towards life” continue to inspire him. As a result, he couldn’t help but question the absence of mature faces in the fashion world. “I noticed a lack of older people in fashion campaigns and street style sites,” he says. “I wanted to show that you can be stylish, creative and vital at any age.” Advanced Style offers proof from the wise and silver haired set the style advances with age.

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Blog Entries by Ari Cohen

Style Advice From the Silver-Haired Set

(3) Comments | Posted July 12, 2011 | 4:39 PM

For the past three years, I have been documenting the fashion and wisdom of the senior set for my blog Advanced Style. I am currently in the process of working on a book for PowerHouse Books that will share the life and style secrets of...

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Life and Style Tips From a 99-Year-Old Fashion Plate

(3) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 9:49 AM

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A while back, I shared 98-year-old Rose's top ten ways to look stylish and great at 98. A year later, Rose is wiser and more beautiful than ever. Here are the latest lifestyle tips from an amazing 99-year-old woman. For more on Rose and...

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Life and Style Advice From a 100-Year-Old Lady

(26) Comments | Posted June 3, 2011 | 10:51 AM


At 100 years old, Ruth knows the secret to living a long, beautiful life. She lifts weights, does her exercises and practices Pilates at least once a week (an activity she started 8 years ago). When I came to visit Ruth in her lovely apartment, the first thing she told me was to excuse the mess, but she had been doing stretches on her mat before I arrived. I asked Ruth about her life and style secrets and the key to staying vital and youthful at an older age. Check out Ruth's tips and for more of her wonderful life lessons check out the video above.

Ruth's Life and Style Advice

  1. "I make myself go out everyday, even if it's only to walk around the block. The key to staying young is to keep moving."

  2. "Invest in quality pieces, they never go out of style."

  3. "Don't look at the calendar, just keep celebrating everyday."

  4. "I dress up everyday and I don't wear blue jeans."

  5. Take care of your skin. Make sure and moisturize, inspired by Elizabeth Arden, "If you want to look like this when you are 40 start when you are 20."


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10 Style Tips From Lynn Dell, A 78-Year-Old Fashionista

(64) Comments | Posted April 21, 2011 | 3:34 PM

Advanced Style muse, Lynn Dell, is the owner of Off Broadway Boutique, one New York's most glamorous shops, located on the Upper West Side. For over 40 years Lynn has helped women discover their personal style and inner beauty. At 78 years old, she is more...

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Jacquie "Tajah" Murdock, 80-Year-Old Apollo Dance Theater Legend and Style Icon, Still Dresses Up and Gets Down (PHOTOS)

(75) Comments | Posted March 13, 2011 | 7:56 AM

I met legendary dancer, Jacquie "Tajah" Murdock, while stopping her for a quick photo in downtown Manhattan. It took only a few minutes to learn there would be more to her than meets the eye. At 80 years old she is busier than ever, performing at museums around the city...

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A Return to Hats (PHOTOS)

(80) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 7:38 AM

Hats are one of the great style secrets of New York's senior set. In my grandmother's day, men and woman wouldn't have left the house without a stylish head covering. To this day the image of a woman in an elegant hat conjures the grace and glamor of times gone...

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90 Is The New 40 (VIDEO)

(19) Comments | Posted February 26, 2011 | 7:39 AM

If you ever get the chance to visit New York's West Village you may have the wonderful opportunity to run into one of the neighborhood's most enchanting women. At 90 years old, artist and performer, Ilona Royce Smithkin is busier than ever. She walks around in her signature brightly colored...

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The Top 10 Ways to Stay Stylish and Look Great at 98

(157) Comments | Posted February 22, 2011 | 1:04 PM

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A few months back, I had the wonderful opportunity to interview an amazingly stylish 98-year-old woman by the name of Rose. I first met her when I stopped to take her photo off of Madison Ave. She told me that she never...

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