Queen Elizabeth Is the Original Vintage-Frump-Chic Style Icon

Sure, Kate Middleton has great hair and she can probably find the most tasteful item in Zara blindfolded. And in her day, Princess Diana was widely respected as the reigning monarch of Western fashion. But you know who doesn't get enough credit for her style skills? Queen Elizabeth II. » 3/09/15 3:30pm 3/09/15 3:30pm

83-Year-Old Carmen Dell'Orefice's Newest Mag Cover Is Goddamn Gorgeous

While I'm not a regular reader of New You magazine (or even a semi-regular reader), the latest issue features Carmen Dell'Orefice, which is as good a reason as any to start figuring out what New You is now. » 2/12/15 11:00pm 2/12/15 11:00pm

Famed '60s Model Twiggy, Now in Her 60s, Becomes L'Oréal UK Ambassador

In keeping with the trend of fashion and beauty lines revitalizing the careers of former supermodels (and in some cases just plain starting the fashion careers of women of a certain age), L'Oréal Professionnel in the UK has named former '60s star Twiggy, now 65, the ambassador for their product Majirel High Lift,… » 1/21/15 7:10pm 1/21/15 7:10pm

Will You Still Be Glam at 64? Talking to Advanced Style's Director

Joyce Carpati, Lynn Dell Cohen, Zelda Kaplan, Jacquie Tajah Murdock, Debra Rapoport, Ilona Royce Smithkin, Tziporah Salamon: memorize their names, because these women are your new idols. In Advanced Style, the documentary based on photographer Ari Seth Cohen's blog of the same name, a clutch of New York women ranging… » 11/03/14 5:30pm 11/03/14 5:30pm

'Advanced Style': Sorry, Lanvin's Over-40 Models Are Not Revolutionary

Lanvin has been running this fashion shit for 125 years, a milestone creative director Alber Elbaz celebrated this week in Paris with his typical modern silhouettes and elegant power. » 9/26/14 4:20pm 9/26/14 4:20pm

Tavi Gevinson Supports Restricting Runway Work To Models Over 16

I learned last night that when you get Iris Apfel and Ira Glass in the same room, good things happen. The party co-hosted by Tavi Gevinson and Ari Seth Cohen, the man behind the old-people-with-a-mad-knack-for-dressing-up blog Advanced Style, is the most fun fashion party I've been to in a while. There were home-made… » 9/15/11 6:15pm 9/15/11 6:15pm

90-Year-Old Fashionista Wears Eyelashes Made From Own Hair

Ilona Smithkin is fast becoming a fashion influencer: the 90-year-old has recently featured on Advanced Style and in New York magazine. We love her handmade eyelashes, but even better: "I feel beautiful inside and that's beautiful enough for me." [AdvacnedStyle] » 6/11/10 11:20am 6/11/10 11:20am

J. Crew Caught In Discrimination Sting; Madonna's Eyewear Deal With D&G

Advanced Style is a stellar little blog that celebrates the fashionable ways of the Silver Fox set. Proving that personal style only gets better with age, the pictures on the site are awesome and inspiring; it's one thing to see fashion in a runway setting, but to see a 93 year-old woman wearing a shockingly bright… » 10/12/08 11:30am 10/12/08 11:30am

Lindsay Lohan: Fashion Executive