Growing old is one of the scariest things for many women. They feel that once their beauty fades, so will they as well. But this just isn’t true. In fact, there are women 60, 65, 70, and even well into their 80’s that are still making a living off their looks, as they’re as beautiful and youthful as ever. So fear not ladies, age is but a number, and you really can age like a fine wine. Prepare to be inspired, because we have for you here the world’s top models over 60 that prove you too can be beautiful, well into your golden years!
Linda Rodin, 65
Starting her career as a fashion designer, Linda Rodin is still going strong in the fashion world as a model – at age 65 no less! She’s also a freelance stylist, but most of all, she’s an inspiration to women everywhere on how age is but just a number.
Valerie Pain, 71
Modeling since the early 60’s, now in her 70’s, Valerie Pain is still at it. She walked the catwalk at London’s Fashion Week as the oldest model ever to make the walk, proving that models come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, AND, ages.
Lauren Hutton, 71
Lauren Hutton holds the record for most Vogue covers, with 41 appearances. Her career has spanned over three decades, and she’s even started her own line of cosmetics for mature women.
Carmen Dell’Orefice, 84
Carmen Dell’Orefice has been a fashion model for an amazingly long 70 years! Starting at just 15 years old, Carmen is now 84, and is officially the world’s oldest supermodel.
China Machado, 85
China Machado is a pioneer in the world of modeling, as she’s the first non-Caucasian to grace the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, back in February of 1959. She started modeling at the age of 21, and went on to become Europe’s highest paid model, earning over $1,000 a day!
Daphne Selfe, 86
Daphne’s career as a model started when she was 20, when she entered a modeling competition advertised in her local newspaper. She was a big star in the 60’s, then went on to become a mother of three, which is when she fell out of the scene for a while. Just take a look at how great she looks today.
Pia Gronning, 65
Pia Bronning’s career started in Hollywood, back in 1974, when she was hired as an actress / model. The Danish born model became the face of J.Crew’s lookbook back in 2008, and is still modeling today.
Iris Apfel, 94
Iris Apfel has had an unbelievably successful career. She’s been an interior designer, designing rooms in the White House for 9 different Presidents, along with being a model. Today she continues to work in the industry, where she consults and gives lectures about fashion and design. Today’s she’s 94 and still looks as stunning as ever.