Twiggy

Born: September 19, 1949

Occupation: Model

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Being a grown-up woman doesn't mean you can't look beautiful, individual and different.

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I’m just mad for San Francisco. It is like London and Paris stacked on top of each other.

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I've always loved life, and I've never known what's ahead. I love not knowing what might be round the corner. I love serendipity.

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Being young isn't about age, it's about being a free spirit. You can meet someone of 20 who's boring and old, or you can meet someone of 70 who's youthful and exciting. I met Fred Astaire when he was 72...

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Fluted sleeves or any sleeve that flares out before coming in again at the wrist are very feminine and a great way to distract from the dreaded 'bingo wings.'

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If I want to calm down, I'll buy some fabric, get a pattern, shut myself in a room and stay there for days, really happy. And at the end of it, you get a bedspread or some curtains or something to wear...

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Back in the '60s, there was a car sticker that read, 'Forget Oxfam, Feed Twiggy,' but I ate like a horse.

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The 40s onwards are when we can really begin to enjoy ourselves. For many women, this is when everything comes together, and they look better than ever. The great thing about getting older is you don't...

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Ageing doesn't mean giving up on style and individuality; it doesn't mean abandoning fashion and living in comfy slippers and flannel knickers.

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For special occasions, I love pretty dresses - but nothing too frou-frou!

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I am very sad that some designers are still using real fur when the fake alternatives are so effective and so easily obtainable.

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Knitwear can play a vital part in layering. The simplicity of a lightweight cardigan makes it one of the best ways to layer outfits. I love granddad cardis for winter, worn over a vintage lace shirt, waistcoat...

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You won't often find me in a pair of killer heels: my heel height doesn't rise above two and a half inches, as I would just fall over!

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It is no longer acceptable to ignore the suffering, and designers must take responsibility for the way that their fur is produced.

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There's no need to dress like everyone else. It's much more fun to create your own look.

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Tailored jackets with jeans is a great look for all ages. Dress up with a heel and pretty shirt, or just wear a smart T-shirt under the jacket.

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Belts distract the eye from a bloated tummy, a heavy-set upper body and all manner of sins. They can be a superb way to update your wardrobe without breaking the bank, and there's no reason to stop wearing...

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I don't understand people getting depressed about getting older. There is nothing you can do about it, so you might as well embrace it.

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Fashion should be stylish and fun.

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I think everyone should sing - it's so good for you, as it makes you breathe deeply, and it's good for you emotionally, too. It's a brilliant release way of lifting the spirits.

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I've had albums out since the 1970s. I was in a musical, 'The Boy Friend,' directed by Ken Russell, and I was on Broadway in 'My One And Only' with Tommy Tune, so I've always been a singer, but I suppose...

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I love flat shoes, more so than heels. One of my obsessions is men's co-respondent lace-ups.

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The trick is to find the style that is right for you. When it comes to trying new clothes, my advice is not to take it too seriously - it's all about having fun.

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My weakness is chocolate - especially butterscotch and nut varieties.

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I've never really had a waist. Even when I was at my slimmest, my silhouette was very straight up, straight down. But I have learnt how to give myself a bit of waist by optical illusion. For this, bring...

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I eat healthily because that's the way I prefer to eat, and I'm sure it helps keep the weight off.

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I used to do my own make-up. I used to have this doll that had those big eyelashes on the top and bottom, and I think I copied her when I was doing my eyes, putting false eyelashes on the bottom as well...

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Even if your bosoms are your best asset, deep round-neck or scoop-neck Ts can be too revealing. Offset this flash of gorgeousness by covering up your arms with a little cardi that has sleeves to the elbow.

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I have an iPod, but I do still love CDs. There's something nice and tangible about a CD. I'm a mixture of old and new - I love my sewing machine, but I've also embraced new technology. The iPad is what...

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At sixteen, I was a funny, skinny little thing, all eyelashes and legs. And then, suddenly people told me it was gorgeous. I thought they had gone mad.

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You can't be a clothes hanger for your entire life.

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Can you imagine wot it was like. All the girls gettin' luvly figgers and me stayin' flat as a pancake? It was no fun, I tell you.

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The sixties were a time when ordinary people could do extraordinary things . . . !

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Confusion is the best form of communication. It's left to be unexplained.

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Always be natural. Putting on airs will make a giggle out of you. Be yourself and if you don't know something say so.

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Christianity, like most religions, works with fear. Sins can be confessed and you are 'Clean again' and can start to sin again without thinking about your old sins. We believe that people should ask themselves...

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I want to continue to try and break the barrier between male and female.

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Sometimes I can't believe I'm going to be 60. I always say there's no point moaning about getting older, when there's nothing you can do about it. But still, I do find it quite funny. I look at that number,...

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Life is about making choices: you can either spend three quid on a glossy magazine or you can spend it clearing three square metres of minefield and help give people their lives back. As simple as that.

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It's hard to see how anyone can fail to care about innocent children and animals being blown up by landmines.

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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

― Dr. Seuss