Fabulous at Any Age
Ari Seth Cohen, the proprietor of noted street style blog Advanced Style (whose recent book party was littered with incredible women in incredible accessories), and his filmmaking partner Lina Plioplyte moments ago achieved their Kickstarter fundraising goal of $35,000. They got over the top with two weeks to spare, and will receive (at least) $35,052 to help them complete the production of their documentary spotlighting the eccentric and exceptionally well-dressed elder ladies of New York City.
Question of the Week
Ah, Memorial Day weekend. The official start of the summer. And as The Observer traipsed from event to event this week in the thick fog and pouring rain, we asked everyone we encountered: How are you spending your summer? (Assuming, of course, that it isn’t as dreary as this week was.)
The answers ranged from Read More
A generation-bridging mutual admiration society set up shop on Tuesday night at the Sky Room at the New Museum for a party celebrating the release of the book Advanced Style—a compendium of photographs and profiles of the adventurously dressing elderly women of New York City adapted from author Ari Seth Cohen’s street fashion blog of the same name—hosted by Nowness.com.
Mr. Cohen, the primary documentarian of this phenomenon, worked the room in a hot pink suit and dark blue oxfords, introducing his proud mother (who had “Ari’s Mom” painted on her thumbnails to mark the occasion) to the room full of his muses.