Saturday November 28, 2020

The age-old issue of fashion

A new book shows that style is not the preserve of the under-30s

19th June, 2016
(From Left) Joy Venturini Bianchi, San Francisco ; Alice Carey, ; New York; Barbara Chapman, Solana Beach, California

Very very thin, and very very young: there’s little doubt that most of the images we see in the fashion world are of models who are both of these things. But there are some signs of change.

In 2014, Jean-Paul Gaultier sent older models down the runway. Céline has been lauded for featuring 80-year-old writer Joan Didion as the face of its campaigns, and even American Apparel – known for its hyper-youthful campaigns...

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