The Coloring Book
powerHouse Books, Paperback, 9781576876633, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2013
Age is nothing but a state of mind! And the Advanced Style Coloring Book proves it. Featuring 30 original drawings based on the glamorous seniors of the best-selling, silver-set street fashion book Advanced Style. Now it's your turn to get in on the action. Pull out your Crayolas or your Prismacolors and help everyone look their best by adding your own vibrant colors to these chic outfits. These drawings show that fashion isn't just for the young, and now, neither are coloring books! Fun for ages 1 to 100.
Ilan Schraer is a fine artist and illustrator based in Portland, Oregon. With a fondness for the absurd, his art explores his fascination with family history, portraiture, and the passage of time. Schraer has shown work in San Francisco and Portland, and his illustrations have been published in "The Portland Mercury," "Dewclaw," and various online periodicals.
"If I ever have kids, I will get this for them — girl, boy, doesn't matter. Oh my God, this is so much better than a princess coloring book. I think my future children would like well-dressed elderly people to color in."
-Tavi Gevinson for New York Times: T
"You can bust out some crayolas and color in one of Zelda Kaplan's marvelous hats, play an AS-themed word hunt and connect the dots to complete a gentleman's natty lewk."
"In this renewed incarnation of his hardcover favourite, Cohen presents his usual fabulous fashion mentors, but this time you can add your own bright colours to the chic outfits."
-Marie Claire Australia
"An item so cool it will appeal to all ages. Whether you are 16 and dreaming of a career in fashion or a 69 year old investment banker sitting at your desk and love fashion, [Advanced Style the Coloring Book] is for you!"
"It's time to dig up your trusty box of crayons and colored pencils, because this time, doodling is not just for kids. Advanced Style the Coloring Book transforms the glamorous and dapper images of the over-60 set into illustrations...and we can see ourselves getting lost for hours adding color to the silver-haired foxes and dames who make this activity book so special."