Ilona in Provincetown

I’m finally back in New York after a summer of traveling and fun. This weekend I had the chance to visit the fantastic Ilona Royce Smithkin in Provincetown, where she spends the summer. I got some great shots of Ilona on her balcony overlooking the water. At 90 years old, Ilona is an inspiration to all. She is a fearless lover of life and a great artist and performer. I hope to have as much energy and creativity when I am her age! Do you have any older people in your life that inspire you? If so, email me their stories along with some photos to, and the might just appear on Advanced Style.