100-years old but fabulous Marjorie Gilbert is Vogue’s new model
London | Red Newswire | May 08 08:00 PM IST.
If you think you are old enough to be a model, you are wrong. Majorie Gilbert, a 100 – year old glamorous granny is Vogue’s new model! Not just model, she is the new face of Vogue’s Harvey Nichols campaign.
Also, this makes her the oldest person to appear in Vogue. Well, this certainly proves that age is just a number. You need to be young at heart.
Marjorie or ‘Bo’ as she is famously known as is a glamorous senior citizen of Aberdare, Wales. What stunned her was the invitation to participate in Harvey Nichols campaign. For the high profile shoot, Marjorie wore a Victoria Beckham top, The Row pants, Dries Van Noten coat and Valentino glasses.
Phil Poynter, co-founder of Dazed and Confused carried out the photo shoot giving Vogue its oldest model.
A spokesperson from a famous London department store said since Nichols Harvey is famous for playful attitude, they decided to go for someone different this time instead of teenage girls. And Bo has never went out without style.
Bo said, “I do things I think a lot of people wouldn’t at my age and I’ve always liked to keep myself looking quite decent, even if I’m not going out. You’ve got to keep the standards up, although I do it to suit myself really.”
She says 50s was a major fashion milestone. “There were some nice things around then, in particular the ladies’ trouser suit – I’d never seen that before and it really caught my eye,” she said.
At the end of the day when she saw the finished photos, she said, “
“Oh, it’s astonishing. Isn’t it pretty”, she laughed when presented with the finished photos.