advanced style 70, 80, and 90-year-old Fashionistas

Just wanted to take a quick moment to share this wonderfully inspiring story, which I just watched this morning on The Today Show. Photographer Ari Seth Cohen is promoting his new book, “Advanced Style,” featuring women “who pride themselves on looking fabulous and aging gracefully.” I just think these ladies are the epitome of the Fab Housewife motto, and even carry it over into the next phase of life. 91-year-old fashion icon, Iris Apfel, a style icon and self-proclaimed “geriatric starlet” said it best: “I think it’s wonderful he’s doing this for us. Not only for us, but for all those poor ladies out there who think that after a certain age, they have to roll up and die or look like their wearing widows weeds.”

These girls just make me smile. Oh, the things I could learn from spending one afternoon with them. Check out the video interview below, and tell me what your think.

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P.S. How envious are we of Elona’s high kicks?

And remember ladies, “if your hair is done properly, and you’re wearing good shoes, you can get away with anything.” -Iris Apfel

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