World’s oldest working model?
World’s oldest working model? Carmen Dell'Orefice still has it, You would probably think that models can only survive within the fashion industry until they reach a certain age and that the younger models will take over the jobs. But model and style icon, Carmen Dell’Orefice, has proved the opposite. Carmen, also called “the world’s oldest working model“, celebrated her 80th birthday last Friday.
Carmen Dell'Orefice is 80 She signed her first modeling contract at age 15 with Vogue and the same year she appeared on the cover of Vogue October 1947, as one of the youngest models ever. Carmen Dell’Orefice has worked with some of the most famous fashion photographers through the years like Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton and Norman Parkinson. Dell'Orefice lost life savings to Bernie Madoff,

At the age of 80, “the world’s oldest working model“, seems like she has no plans of stopping her modeling career. She continues to walk down the runway for designers like Hermès, John Galliano and earlier this year we saw her in a show of Alberta Ferretti in her signature white hair.

Who doesn’t wish they looked like her when they’re 80?




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