Stylin' 70-Year-Olds: Fashion's New It Girls!

Young, gorgeous, mad talented... The world's obsession with youth, beauty, and success is so nothing new. And while the fashion world tends to gravitate toward the next hot 20-something girl of the moment, we often like to explore outside the bounds of predictability. As you well know, inspirational style icons come in all shapes, sizes, and ages, and because of that, we decided to honor that other 70s Show—fabulous septuagenarians who've more than earned their sartorial stripes—and have the pics to prove it. Thanks to photographer Ari Cohen of Advanced Style, we found just the women to school us in the art of timeless style (and amazing head-gear!). From a Broadway dancer to an ageless yoga instructor, these eight sensational ladies remind us why confidence and owning your look at any age is so damn cool!
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"Bridget Sojourner is a model activist from London. 'As a young girl, no one stopped me. I was quite like a lot of young girls. Now, I'm unusual because I'm older. When people started stopping me about my clothes I thought, I've been through feminism, racism, all the prejudices... I'm an activist and Ageism is the last bastion.'"
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"This is Jacquie Tajah Murdock. She's a famous Apollo Theater jazz dancer. For her, 'Fashion is an art, especially high fashion. Someone told me that I would even look good in a potato sack. I don't know if that's true, but it's all about how you carry yourself. I love being active, and I think that is what keeps you young. Style is the way you present yourself.'"
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"Says Mary, 'A good pair of sunglasses is better than a facelift. It hides the ravages of time and lets you spy on people.'"
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"Gitte Lee modeled when she was very young and was recently rediscovered and cast in the Céline campaign. She likes to wear the same style outfit in different materials and colors depending on the weather."
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"Gurmukh is a famous yoga instructor."
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"This is artist and writer Beatrix Ost. One of her favorite sayings is 'In your body is a good place to be.'"
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"This is Joyce. She says 'To age is a privilege and style is about the right jewelry, the right know-how, the right neckline, and above all, the right attitude.'"
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"Christophe de Menil is an artist and art collector. Christophe is wearing a stingray necklace from her own collection. She's inspired by the fantastically absurd."
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