With style’s supermodel revival in full swing, Andie MacDowell is the most recent star to hit the runway after a protracted hiatus.
The actress, 60, was certainly one of many celebrities to stroll for L’Oréal Paris on a floating runway on the Seine on Sunday, joined by Eva Longoria, Elle Fanning, Winnie Harlow and extra. The present’s forged sported appears by French designers corresponding to Isabel Marant, Giambattista Valli and Sonia Rykiel.
“I haven’t walked a present in a very long time,” MacDowell, who moved to Paris on the age of 20 to begin her modeling profession, informed Vogue.
“I grew up in a teeny-tiny city in South Carolina, so I wasn’t uncovered to something like Paris,” she mentioned, recalling fittings with designers like Yves Saint Laurent. “This metropolis is the place I bought my training and grew up in so some ways. Oh, and realized the right way to put on crimson lipstick.”
MacDowell has a historical past with town, but additionally with L’Oréal: She served because the face of the wonder empire for 30 years. “It’s humorous, as a result of I had simply discovered I used to be pregnant once I [first] bought my contract,” she mentioned.
“It was slightly scary, as a result of I didn’t know what their response could be once I informed them, however they have been tremendous with it. And I had a variety of respect for that, particularly in 1985. I did a industrial at eight-months pregnant!”
After seeing Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren stroll in the identical present final yr, MacDowell was impressed to rekindle her relationship with the corporate. “I’m within the course of — and have been within the course of — of growing older,” she defined. “And with L’Oréal, I’ve actually been in a position to [spread the message] that there’s no time restrict on magnificence.”
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