Sunday, March 27, 2011

Vamping Vintage

A little off the subject from interior design . . . today, I had to share one of my favorite blog reads, Advanced Style.  You see, the author, Seth Cohen, decided to showcase older men and women of style, with the tag line:  “Proof from the wise and silver-haired set that personal style advances with age.”  I like this Seth fellow!

Many of the featured women have lived through the various fashion trends and are comfortable enough in their own skin to carry off ensembles which might put the fear of faux pas in many.  They are setting trends, in their own right, by refusing to consider “age appropriate” as being put out to the proverbial fashion pasture.

I, for one, am inspired!  Time to clean out the “safe” closet items and go for a little adventure.


The hair, the clothes . . . impeccable!


Love this free spirit!  And the belt is oh so fabulous, too!


Big bangs, big bag, sunglasses and red lips.  All it takes is the right attitude!

These women share some important viewpoints on honoring your unique style.  The last thing they want to do is to follow what everyone else is doing.  I think that’s why vintage finds suit them so well.  They don’t have to be limited by what’s in the traditional retail venues. 

Mmmmm.  Come to think of it, interior design is a lot like this, too.  Isn’t it more fun to walk into a home where the owner really knows who they are and you can tell their interiors didn’t pop out from a catalog page? 

Are you ready to show off your “advanced style”?

All my best ~ Wanda


Mr. Goodwill Hunting said...


I saw this series popping u a few days ago and I went over to see what it was about.

I think I wanted to be best friends with all of them.

Their personal expressions were so contagious.

When I grow older I hope to retain as much youthfulness as they did.

Mr. Goodwill Hunting

Layerstoo said...

such a great post... enjoyed seeing such style and joy in these women. thxs for sharing.