Mary’s Blog

Get ready because one of your favorite Advanced Style gals has started her very own blog. Mary will be writing about the joys of retirement and all of the fun she is having reading, going to art shows, and of course shopping.Check out her first post HERE or click on Meows by Mary below the header. You can also email her at with any question you may have.

  • Fabulous boats and UMBRELLA!!

  • Wow, I like her outfit, perfect!

  • Good for her. She is so beautiful. And that umbrella is to die for.

  • Great boots!

  • I want those boots!

  • love love love your blog! and I want those boots!

  • Love it. I was sent over here by Sheri and Deanna who I believe were your buddies back in high school. 🙂 So glad I found your site – I LOVE your pictures.

  • Rebecca

    I am looking forward to reading more about Mary in her new blog and wish her luck! Again, thank you Ari for bringing Mary and the other fabulous women (and men!) to our attention. I love your blog and have gotten so much from it.

  • Sue

    Love that Tiffany umbrella and the boots! Killer combination.

  • this lady looks awesome and i really love her umbrella…<3

  • Goodness me, she looks so adorable with purple boots. Love the umbrella too 🙂

  • She looks amazing. Love the wellies.

    And I love your blog which is why I have given you an award on my blog today.

  • I just love her! I really enjoyed your "Sunglasses are better than a facelift" post and can't wait to read Mary's blog.

    Love those rain boots too!

    The Styleseer

  • Love the entire ensemble and Mary's new blog!

  • Loving the umbrella and boots combo, wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

  • I want those boots. Want want want want. LOVE!!


  • I can't tell you how much I love this blog – I just found it and am blown away by its purpose and all of the amazing's such a gem! I've worked with older adults for years and I love how you encourage people to look at older adults with new eyes…i love it.

  • so classic and what a chic umbrella too. wow! love it, this is one classy lady:)

  • what a gorgeous umbrella.

  • J'adore ces photos. Bravo.

  • Jo

    Ooooo, I want her umbrella, it's so Art Nouveau!!! And I hope when I'm her age, I'm as fabulous as she is!!

  • Mary ! Those boots are magnificent !! Can I ask who are they made by or where you got them? Nearing winter here in Australia…

  • ari

    Mary's umbrella is a Tiffany umbrella from The Met. Her boots are a bankruptcy close out Sergio Rossi at designer shoe warehouse.