Advanced Style

Advanced Style


By (author) Ari Seth Cohen

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  • Publisher: powerHouse Books,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 242 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 241mm x 25mm | 1,020g
  • Publication date: 22 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 157687592X
  • ISBN 13: 9781576875926
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 200
  • Sales rank: 2,988

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'Advanced Style' is Ari Seth Cohen's blog-based-ode to the confidence, beauty and fashion that can only be achieved through the experience of a life lived glamourously. It is a collection of street fashion unlike any seen before - focused on the over-60 set in the world's most stylish locales.

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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,, 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 likely owes its rapid ascent in part to the dearth of attention paid anyone over 30 in popular culture. How the opportunity was missed is anyone's guess: According to 2010 census estimates, Americans 65 and older constitute 13 percent of the population. Those 45 and over -- still two to three times the age of most female models -- constitute more than 39 percent."" New York Times ""'The women who I photograph are confident. They know what they like, they know what suits their bodies, and they're dressing for themselves. They don't dress based on trends.'" Ari Seth Cohen, "New York Times ""These gorgeous ladies take away the fear of aging and give us all something to look forward to." "Huffington Post" "These women are proof that personal style advances with age" "StyleList ""I was best friends with my grandmother growing up, and was always inspired by her energy and wisdom. I wanted to show that creativity, style, and vitality advance wi