Posts tagged "twiggy"

’60s Icon Twiggy Is Still Gorgeous At 64

I wouldn't be amiss in suggesting that Twiggy is the most iconic supermodel of all time. Before Kate, before Naomi, before Cindy, before Iman, there was Twiggy, the O.G. clothes hanger. We have her to thank for the "swinging sixties" aesthetic of long, coltish legs, wide, heavily lashed eyes, and teeny…
By: Rachel Krause / October 22, 2013

Lena Dunham Gets Twiggy-fied For Entertainment Weekly

Given Lena Dunham's fairly recent induction into the Pixie Cut Club, which we presume involved a hazing at the hand of Miley Cyrus, Anne Hathaway, and Michelle Williams, it was only a matter of time before some (fresh! Innovative! Cutting-edge!) photographer and makeup artist decided to give the girl behind "…
By: Rachel Krause / December 7, 2012

Quotable: Twiggy Longed For Curves “Like Marilyn”

"Whether you're thin, fat, small, dark, blond, redhead, you wanna be something else. I wanted a fairy godmother to make me look like Marilyn Monroe. I had no boobs, no hips, and I wanted it desperately."-- Twiggy, on how even the most iconic supermodels of all time fall prey to "the grass is alway…
By: Erin Flaherty / March 30, 2010

National Portrait Gallery To Commemorate Twiggy

It seems like Twiggy will never go out of style, and as the years pass, her iconic stature only seems to gain importance. To wit: The National Portrait Gallery in London is paying tribute to the model with an exhibition of her best work. Of course, "Twiggy: A Life in Photographs" owes its constitution largely…
By: Leonora Epstein / July 31, 2009

Olay Taps Twiggy

Who says only sexy-young-things like Bar Rafaeli and Beyonce can sell beauty crap? The U.K.'s Daily Mail is reporting that Olay has just named the almost 60-year-old model Twiggy as its new face for a 12-month magazine ad campaign for Olay Definity. Check out her hawking Olay back in '85 and the photo…
By: Nina Carbone / June 30, 2009

Faith Hill As Twiggy

Faith Hill posed as three iconic blonds for the May issue of Redbook cover, proving that blonds can be as unique as every highlighted strand on their heads. Although she also posed as Brigitte Bardot and Grace Kelly, her transformation into Twiggy was the most striking. Here's what Faith said about…
By: Annika Harris / April 22, 2009