Glamour at Any Age

I have photographed singer, Rita Ellis Hammer several times now. As she has gotten older, she has felt more free to experiment with fashion and style.Rita is proof that you can be elegant and glamorous at any age!

  • one of the best photos ever. it is just perfect, blurry background so she really pops up. gorgeous coat and of course amazing glasses

  • Those glasses are amazing, I want some!

  • Beautiful!

  • Beautiful!

  • She is stunningly beautiful!! I'm thinking my next pair of glasses shall look like hers!

  • So amazing!I love the glasses and coat!

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  • Anonymous

    How lovely she looks.

  • Wowee. Great look. The glasses are very Iris Apfel. Would love someone like this to model our scarves!

  • oh my lord, those glasses – magnifique!


  • So Harry Potter yet so stylish – perfectly suit her face and hairstyle. And I wish I could see those earrings up closer. She's too sweet!

  • Your pictures show beautiful women of all ages. I have pictures of colleagues very elegants nearing 90 years, I do not know how I could send you pictures to show. I send my wishes for a Merry Christmas and adventures for 2012!
    Best regards, Ari!

  • Rita is undoubtably the personification of glamour! What a beautiful woman!

  • I love this pic! wonderful glasses…

  • I love her style and would love to emulate her. She showcases her age perfectly. Stylish and lovely.


    ps – found you through Peetee's Palace. Love your blog!

  • An absolutely PERFECT picture 🙂

  • the cloth is so warm

  • what a great shot!

  • Perfecta, amo su abrigo!! Feliz Navidad Ari, desde Argentina

  • Oh my, she is adorable!

    The Styleseer

  • I love the photo and the attitude she displaces … Awesome. :-), Susan Cooper

  • WOW!!! Rita looks fabulous! She has a great sense of style and a look that suits her beautifully.

  • she is wonderful!

    XX Kathryn

  • how fabulous is this lady?! i love this photo.

  • Just adorable, love this photo! She looks beautiful from the inside out!

  • I wanna look like that when I get older.

  • I am convinced there will be a special spot in heaven (or Valhalla…or something somewhere good) for you Ari Seth Cohen, for sharing this wonderful blog.

  • That's my mom, Rita Ellis Hammer! Thanks so much Ari for taking such a splendid picture of such a splendid subject. I'm a food writer, and while my mother isn't — well — great in the kitchen, it's because of her that I know not to buckle the belt on my raincoat, and to nonchalantly tie it instead! She can wear a burlap sack and make it look great.
    Thanks again, Ari!
    Elissa Altman

  • Anonymous

    Looking great, Rita!
    Best wishes for your and Elissa's holiday!
    Michael Brimhall

  • This woman really inspires. I love your blog and I admire your work. Congrats!
    Greetings from Spain

  • What an excellent idea! So inspirational & stylish! Well Done Ari

  • fabuolous.

  • Great photo! I'm going to get glasses like that when I am her age.

  • She is AMAZING.

    Happy Holidays!
    x Niki from A Haute Mess

  • I just love her sense of style!!!!

  • Love her style! She reminds me of Miranda in Devil wears Prada.