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Inspired Style

Here I am on another rant about the fabulous women of Advanced Style.  They never cease to amaze me with the many ways in which they embrace their personal styles. While their taste and style might not be your own, the lesson is solid: whatever it is for you – own it.  Lynn Dell (the […]

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Inspiration 80 year old blogger

As is often the case, I draw a lot of inspiration from the Advanced Style blog. Today my inspiration is an 80 year old blogger – Rita Marcus.  She’s inspiring for a lot of reasons, including the fact that she only started blogging in 2007. I love how this photo captures her style – she […]

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This photo of Nonna Maria, featured in the Advanced Style blog, illustrates a beautifully inspired style using the neutrals of gray and white. The gray and white pearls pick up the grays and whites in her hair, and the black band on the hat adds some depth. Don’t be afraid to mix up your pearls […]

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It’s definitely not for the faint of heart, but then again, the ladies of Advanced Style are forces to be reckoned with.  In particular Debra Rapoport is an expert in the matter.  Take a look at her video showing how to make hats (yes, multiple styles) out of….wait for it…paper towels! Viva paper towels, to […]

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When I realized that I was going to have to wear glasses all the time (Ugh! Yes, for distance as well as reading), I decided to select a pair that weren’t ordinary and picked a fairly distinctive black pair. Those have evolved into my current pair with red frames around the eyes and tortoise earpieces […]

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