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Style that knows no age: Ari Seth Cohen on the muses of Advanced Style

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Walking down the street in New York City is always a unique experience. The clichés are true—it really is a melting pot of culture, fashion, and age. But for Ari Seth Cohen, founder of the popular blog Advanced Style, it’s also his workplace. Cohen spends his days photographing the unique and creative older set—a demographic so often overlooked in today’s society. His subjects are always impeccably dressed, often daring, and clearly confident. It’s no wonder his blog has morphed into a book as well as a soon-to-be released documentary. The trailer is almost too charming for words: Advanced Style is out September 26, and we can’t wait to hear more about these women’s lives, inspirations and unflagging spirits. In the…

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Spring style from Chick Lit’s finest

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It’s hard to believe that Bridget Jones’s Diary is 18 years old. It seems like only yesterday we were first introduced to the awkward, loveable heroine who gave voice to so many single women and helped define the Chick Lit genre. But even though Bridget might be getting a little long in the tooth, it doesn’t mean that she’s not still a fashion icon. In fact, we can look to all of our favorite Chick Lit heroines to help us discover the perfect styles for spring. From Rebecca Bloomwood to Rachel White, here are four spring looks inspired by your favorite Chick Lit heroines: Bridget Jones from Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary Bridget Jones’s Diary by rachelcarterya featuring a braided…

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Book accessories you never knew you needed

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I love books more than I love most people, and awesome book-related products are my kryptonite. If you’re like me then you’re always on the lookout for a new bookmark or a reading lamp that will make all other bibliophiles jealous. Luckily for you, I’ve rounded up some of my favorites. Here are 10 book accessories you never knew you needed: 1. Tentacle Monster Bookends There are no words to describe how amazing these bookends are. Seriously, if someone doesn’t buy me these for my birthday I’m going to throw a massive fit. Make sure to browse the Etsy shop for even more unique steel bookends.   2. Library Card Notebook This vintage library card makes a perfect notebook cover—plus…

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