Fashion

These Older Models Are Proof That Age Is No Barrier To Be Still On The Runway

When you've still got it, flaunt it as these models proudly show

By The Weekly | September 15, 2017

Model alert! The fashion world is experiencing a refreshing revivals, with baby boomers walking the runway throughout 2017. The age anomaly is a radical change from the usual parade of teenaged, baby-faced models and frankly, we hope this streak  is here to stay. Scroll through our gallery:

Text by Natalya Molok / This story first appeared on The Singapore Women’s Weekly website

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Jan de Villeneuve, 72

Jan is a modelling legend and has posed for legendary photographers, David Bailey and Norman Parkinson.

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Maye Musk, 69

The model, dietitian and yes mother of Elon Musk has been working as a model in the fashion world for five decades, but this season she has been extremely busy.

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Benedetta Barzini, 73

From her big break posing for Irving Penn in the 60s to starring in Simone Rochas AW17 show just this year, iconic model Benedetta has enjoyed a phenomenal career.

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Marie Sophie Wilson, 53

A muse and friend of John Galliano, the model is seen in various campaigns but she doesn’t seem completely committed to the revival of her modelling career.

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Vivienne Westwood, 76

The designer is used to taking bows at the end of her shows but since handing over the reins to husband Andreas Kronthaler, she walks in her shows instead!

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