British fashion icon, Twiggy, has been given a damehood. Brought up in Neasden, north-west London, Lesley Lawson became famous in her teens for her thin frame and short hairdo. She followed the modelling career with a stint in acting, winning two Golden Globes and has appeared as herself on various television shows.
97-year-old Iris Apfel has signed to world-renowned modelling agency, IMG, making her the world's oldest supermodel. The fashion icon has already modelled a number of brands and even starred in a documentary film.
Model Hamdia Ahmed was kicked out of Dunkin’ Donuts after being allegedly refused service for speaking her own language.
Model and actor Lily Cole may be an environmentalist, but she doesn’t want to give the impression that she’s a saint.“It’s not about living perfectly, it’s about choosing your priorities,” she says of her efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle.
'I was always quite timid about showing my birthmarks.'