The world's first topmodel 70th birthday: How she looks today

On Thursday, the 19. september fills the 1960' the great fashion icon, Twiggy. 70 years. The young Twiggy from London, who already at the age of 16 in 1966 was

The world's first topmodel 70th birthday: How she looks today

On Thursday, the 19. september fills the 1960' the great fashion icon, Twiggy. 70 years. The young Twiggy from London, who already at the age of 16 in 1966 was

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 September 2019 Thursday 20:00
6 Reads
The world's first topmodel 70th birthday: How she looks today

On Thursday, the 19. september fills the 1960' the great fashion icon, Twiggy. 70 years. The young Twiggy from London, who already at the age of 16 in 1966 was heralded as 'the end face' in the Uk, can perhaps be called the world's first absolute top of the line model. She was especially known for his big eyes and his boyish appearance, there was extra significant because of her smooth hairstyle.

in Addition to 'swinging London's' most well-known model, Twiggy also later both singer and actress. She became a cult phenomenon and fashion icon for the youth in both the 1960s and the 1970s.

most middle-aged or older people are familiar with fashion icon Twiggy. But how does she actually look like today. You can see in the picture below from earlier in the year, where she was knighted at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.

The proud 69-year-old Twiggy was knighted earlier in the year. On the Thursday of the next week she fills 70 years. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Twiggy was in 1978 married with the american actor Michael Witney, who later died of a cardiac arrest. Together, they reached the dog to get her daughter Carly. The top model married again in 1988 with the English actor Leigh Lawson, and today is Twiggy known under the name Lesley Hornby Lawson.

Twiggy also got a nice career as an actor. She scored f.example two Golden Globe awards for his role in the film 'The Boyfriend' from 1971. In 1983 she received a Tony nomination for her performance in the Broadway musical 'My One and Only'. She starred in the also in the well-known film 'The Blues Brothers'. And so has the fashion icon Twiggy, of course, also been a judge in the tv program 'America's Next Top Model'.

Here is one of the most iconic images of Twiggy, which perfectly represent the style to which she was admired for several years. (Photo: )

The skinny boyish Twiggy with those big eyes poses here for photographer in 1967. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Twiggy kisses a bird in 1967. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Updated: 12.09.2019 20:00
Comments

Warning!

You have to login for comment. If you are not a member? Register now.

Login Sign Up