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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Advanced Style Vintage Submission


I just received this wonderful photo from Holly at Lucitebox.com, a wondeful vintage clothing site. She writes, It's a found photo that I got in a thrift store easily twenty years ago. I almost cried when I found it. Anyway--here's a link to my favorite stylish and advanced lady. I have her framed in my kitchen and every time I look at her, I think, "That lady has such style!"

Saturday, March 28, 2009

In Black on Bowery

This woman was in front of the New Museum on Bowery when I stopped her for a photo. She was not only extremely chic, but was lovely to speak to, and she definitely knows how to strike a pose.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Cape and Class


I saw this lady in the West Village and admired how stylish and put together she looked. She added a bit of fun to her outfit by pairing polka dot tights with short boots.

Advanced Style Icon: Anne Slater

New York socialite Anne Slater has remained consistently stylish with her signature blue eye glasses and brushed back hair, since she adopted this look in the 1950's. These details have helped her to create a look that remains both unique and inspiring.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Style of Champions

[Photo by MISTER MORT]
MISTER MORT snapped a great photo of 79 year old table tennis champion Marty Reisman. Not only is he a pro at ping pong, but his style is super cool.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Swiss Glamour

I saw this wonderful lady in front of The New Museum on Bowery and just had to approach her for a photo. She told me that she used to model in Switzerland and that I could visit her anytime. She also told me that she was wearing head to toe Sonia Rykiel, another Advanced Style inspiration of mine.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Reader Submission: Spring Style

Lindsay Brown sent me these wonderful photos. She writes, "She looked so great... and then she opened the umbrella."

Friday, March 20, 2009

Rainy Day Accessory

I noticed this lady's decorated umbrella from afar and upon closer inspection saw that she had perfectly coordinated her scarves with it.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Three Piece Suit

This guy adds a bit of color to his classic three piece suit with a blue plaid scarf. He seemed surprised when I told him how stylish he looked and he gave a big smile for a quick photo.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Casually Cool

I saw this guy walking in Nolita and admired how his yellow Ray Ban's ,casually swept hair and belted jacket made for an unconventionally cool look.

Black Hats




[Photo by MISTER MORT]

Here are some Advanced Style ladies displaying various takes on a classic black brimmed hat.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Mad About Plaid

[Photo by MISTER MORT]

This woman loves her plaids as much as I do, she even has a scarf to match her coat.

Vintage Style Icon


I recently posted some photos sent in by Leif of his stylish Swedish grandmother and asked if he would send in some more. He wrote me back and attached the pictures above and a little note about his grandmother Olga.

He writes, "Glad you liked the pictures.My grandmother Olga was born 1890 in New Mexico, grew up in Florida and married my Swedish grandfather when only 18. They met in Paris where he romantically proposed on the Eiffel tower. She was most innocent and had no idea how children were conceived.She had 9 children. Her wisdom: Always be kind to other people. Never be afraid of anything. Be original."

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Color and Confidence

I saw this wonderful woman at the New Museum and admired the way she presented herself with confidence and style.

Monday, March 9, 2009

How to Dress Like a Gentleman

[Photo by MISTER MORT]
This guy looks like a perfect gentleman in his striped suit and blue turtleneck sweater.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Red and Gold



This former model looks striking in her all red ensemble. Not only does she match her outfit with her shoes, but also adds a red hair bow to complete this glamorous look.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Layered Reds


[Photo by MISTER MORT]
This guy sure knows how to make a splash with a dash of red.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Advanced Style Icon: Tziporah Salamon

[ Photo by Mister Mort]

Although not quite 60, Tziporah Salamon has the makings to be a true Advanced Style Icon.
She must have quite an incredible collection of vintage items because every time I run into her she is dressed impeccably. She's a super cool lady with amazing style and isn't afraid to be creative and playful. Tziporah said in New York Times article, "Fashion has become something to buy, not to create,” she said, wrapping herself in a crimson cashmere shawl and pulling on a pair of black-and-white kid gloves. “Where’s the joy? Where’s the play? Where’s the creativity?”

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Reader Submission: Vintage Sweden


A mother with her five daughters in 1970
Leif sent me these beautiful pictures of his grandmother in Sweden. What a classy and stylish woman!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Reader Submission: Leonora Russo

[Photo by Maria Soares]
As I was talking to Leonora Russo the other day, I met Maria Soares, a photojournalist from Portugal. She took an interest in Leonora and snapped some great shots of her. Here she is in front of one of her favorite cafes on Bedford Ave in Brooklyn.



Monday, March 2, 2009

Reader Submission: Buenos Aires


[ Photo from Esminicompotente]

Paulina from Argentina sent in this photo. She says, "I'm Paulina and I'm from Buenos Aires (argentina).I'm sending you this pic of a really cool summery lady I found at the train station. She certainly knows how to put primary colors together. I specially love the yellow glasses! dont you think they're cute?".

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