Advanced Style Reviews

May 10, 2015
A highly enjoyable glance at Gotham's veteran haute couturists.
December 19, 2014
They reject the youth-culture diktat that age makes you invisible, and offer us all an example of self-acceptance.
October 16, 2014
"Advanced Style" is appropriately fun, frivolous and baroquely ornamented by its subjects who sing, perform, model and occasionally sound like teenagers, while dressing a lot better.
October 16, 2014
The way the women occupy Cohen and Plioplyte's spotlight is a lesson in aging well, a lesson that begins with the refusal to play by the rule that says to grow older, especially for women, is to fade into the shadows.
October 10, 2014
There are several candidates for the title of Most Ebullient but the clear winner is Lynn Dell Cohen, 81, the self-described Countess of Glamour.
October 9, 2014
These women are living life to the fullest - and they are inviting us to do the same.
October 2, 2014
Inspired by Ari Seth Cohen's blog by the same name, "Advanced Style" is a love letter to older women who've elevated dressing to an art form.
October 2, 2014
There are so many questions raised, but not explored, by this material.
October 1, 2014
I think the women are extraordinary.
September 26, 2014
"Advanced Style" is undeniably captivating, even uplifting at times.
September 25, 2014
The radiant personalities of the women, and their penchant for giving new life to old platitudes, allow Advanced Style to get by without much of a narrative trajectory or shape of any kind.
September 23, 2014
Ultimately, Advanced Style presents these women not as objects of curiosity, but as what they truly are: role models.
May 11, 2014
Although the doc doesn't dig very deep, it allows plenty of space for each of its divas to flaunt their unique style, which ranges from classic elegance to colourful adventure.
May 9, 2014
Fashion docs are often shallow in the extreme but this one is as much about fighting back against the ravages of time as it is about air kissing -- and is all the stronger as a result.
May 9, 2014
The same punters who kept returning to see Bill Cunningham New York will find much to savour.
May 8, 2014
Advanced Style is a diverting, if slight piece that doesn't reach too far outside its own world: a New York fashion movie about a New York fashion blog.
May 8, 2014
Time withers the film a bit, even at a modest but repetitive 75 minutes. It's still a bold bid to give senior-citizen fashion passion its moment in the spotlight.
May 8, 2014
Sweet, funny and very, very New York.