What a wild day! We sold over 50 of Ari's fun books at our first ever book signing event!
Ari Seth Cohen is a videographer, photographer, and publisher who has been promoting the beauty of older women as their champion and is followed on his blog: advancedstyle.blogspot.com by over 33,000 people from around the world. We were honored that he agreed to join us in Coronado all the way from New York City.
Ari was a huge hit in our little shop. We sent out this postcard to over 300 women and the response was overwhelming. Our guests came from as far away as Mexico City and many of Ari's followers from LA came for the event.
We all loved the cute pictures and fun messages Ari wrote in each person's book. He also shared with us his story of how his mother and grandmother where his inspiration for his admiration of women with Advanced style.
We all gathered in our showroom like children during story telling time to hear Ari discuss his his adventures around the world finding and photographing "his women". We recorded his talk click here to see it.https://www.youtube.com/user/dolores1014 By the way, we still have a few more of his book entitled Advanced Style !
He is now working on a documentary to be released shortly. And if you are loving what he is doing for women's self esteem he also has a fun Coloring Book you can order on Amazon!
With Ari all the way from New York was Debra Rapoport! Wow, what a awesome role model for how to be a woman of age with style and creativity.
She brought some of her accessory pieces. Her hats are made of paper towel and her cuffs are made from toilet paper rolls! And she teaches at the MAD Museum (Museum of Art and Design) in Manhattan. She inspired us all to try new ways of wearing our ordinary everyday clothes!
Thank you again Debra and Ari for joining us and a special thanks to Ari's mother, Frances who introduced me to Ari over a year ago.