Essay About Twiggy

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From as far back as I can remember, I was always insecure about my looks, whether it was my flat chest, my skinny legs, or how to cope with my body as it changed. With hindsight, I can see I was different. I was given a body that worked for photographic modelling and a photogenic face. Twiggy the actress singer and model in the 1960s was born as Leslie Hornby on September 19, 1949 in London, England and got her nicknames as a teenager.Twiggy helped make makeup and rare/bold clothing a trend during the 60s and yet still continues today. Twiggy's early life was pretty unique because she dropped out of school at 15 but was very successful with both handling her jobs and family. (“Twiggy”). To start with, “ She dropped out of school around the…show more content…
Here quoted (“Detoni, Meieli”) that, “She was a trendsetter, a daring dresser, and an icon in her own right. In fact, you might wear pieces that are styled after Twiggy '60s outfits and not even know it! Have a look at some of Twiggy's fashion in the 1960s that popped up during her reigning tenure as a model, and how the looks managed to sneak into. This Is stating that she now influences us today by her fashion statements and by people having clothes inspired by her look.And Twiggy made lashes a trend that we still use today. Stating that her lashes were very volume and big and bold that urged people to buy fake lashes today as well as mascara. “And what made her eyes look so brilliantly wide? Her lashes, which only added to the look of her innocence - becoming the ideal in the swinging decade. However, don't be fooled that the luscious lashes were all her own, in fact they were drawn on with step-by-step precision.” (“Twiggys eyelashes”). Another example is “Twiggy will soon hit HSN with an affordable line of skinny jeans, ruffled blouses, gypsy skirts, jackets and accessories in bold colors and price points of under $100. That, she said, would have pleased her younger self, who saved up spending money to splurge at London's popular Biba boutique.” This is proving the she is yet still a role model and a huge influencer since she is coming out with her own clothing line. She is thinking of other people but her by…show more content…
She is a fantastic inspiring role model.To twiggy showing confidence and pride in herself and by not giving up and making many things we use today a huge deal in the 60s shows that many things can be learned by
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