Life doesnt end when you start getting a pension, de Villeneuve told The Telegraph.Older women love fashion too. Ive always thought it would be nice if people of all ages, shapes and sizes were included because thats more relevant to day-to-day life.
De Villeneuve, who first began modeling in the 60s, told the outlet that she took some time off to raise her daughters before returning to the profession in 1988.
I was quite conflicted as a young model about making money from how you look. Id gone to university and had a good degree so thought, Should I be doing this? she told The Telegraph. I railed against it when I was younger but now I dont think about it because now I look like an older lady. It was lovely this weekend to see there was interest in women of my age.
Below are photos De Villeneuve posted the first includes two other mature models who walked in the Simone Rocha show.
#Repost @timblanks with @repostapp Three Graces @jan_de_villeneuve @fruitbat2000 #benedettabarzini walking tonight in @simonerocha_'s majestic show @bof #lfw #whatthesewomenHAVENTdone #latergram Thanks Tim! Great to work with fabulous Benedetta & Marie Sophie @fruitbat2000 at the absolutely magnificent @simonerocha_ show@models_1UK #models1classic
#Repost @jamespecis with @repostapp The Gorgeous @jan_de_villeneuve in the @simonerocha_ show @robbiespencer @sambryantmakeup #jamespecis @pg_dmcasting @mariannewman @bryantartists @jessica_mahaffey major thanks @sebastianpro_official and my AMAZING team . #simonerocha #robbiespencer #sambryant #sebastianprofessional #superteam…#latergram beautiful @georgia.howorth #jandevilleneuve #allages for the brilliant @simonerocha_ show. Many thanks to fabulous James & all listed above.
#Repost @wmag with @repostapp 70-year-old @jan_de_villeneuve was one of the unique models in @SimoneRocha_'s military-inspired fall 2017 fashion show at #LFW @stephwilsonshoots…I'm actually 72 & it was great to walk the magnificent show @simonerocha_ #AW17show @bryantartists #hair @jamespecis #makeup @sambryantmakeup #nails @mariannewman @pg_dmcasting
She also posted pictures from her walk for Osman:
De Villeneuve also regularly shares pictures of her high fashion past on her social media account, which include spreads shot by Mario Testino, David Bailey and Norman Parkinson.
More Jan de Villeneuve on the runway, please!
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