20 Super-Hip Seniors Who Refuse To Dress Their Age

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When we think of the elderly, words such as “style” and “elegance” don’t immediately spring to mind. Yet photographer Ari Seth Cohen is singlehandedly turning the outdated notion that fashion isn’t for seniors on its perfectly coiffed head.

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Image: Instagram/advancedstyle

The photographer’s fascination with our often forgotten fashion icons was born out of his close relationship with his maternal grandmother, Bluma. After Bluma sadly passed away in 2008, Cohen honored her wish for him to move to New York.

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Image: Instagram/advancedstyle

Inspired by his new surroundings and the memory of his grandmother, Cohen began Advanced Style later that same year. Advanced Style is a blog dedicated to celebrating the vivacious fashion choices of some of New York City’s senior citizens. However, the only thing holding the would-be photographer back at that point was the lack of an actual camera…

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