Twiggy admits that despite great success, she still has to push herself because of insecurities
Twiggy says she continues to push herself outside of her comfort zone because she believes it’s important to challenge her insecurities in a candid new interview.
The iconic model, 72, who launched a podcast last year, has been working in the fashion and entertainment industry since 1966, but she admitted that Good housekeeping she still becomes insecure despite her success and experience.
Posing for a stunning shoot for the magazine, she insists it’s “good for all of us” to push our limits, but says people “have to be brave enough to do it” — adding that women at every age should be able to wear what they want .
Tough: Twiggy, 72, says she continues to push herself outside her comfort zone in her career because she believes it is important to challenge her insecurities, in an interview with Good Housekeeping
She told the January issue of Good Housekeeping, “They say, ‘When you’re 30, you should wear this,’ and ‘When you’re 40, you should wear this,’ I think that’s a load of bullshit. Find your style and go for it.
“I think it’s good that we all do that. You just have to be brave enough to do it!
About her career, she added: “I remember when I was asked to do my first Broadway show, My One And Only, the director Tommy Tune called me and I said, ‘No, I can’t do that! ”
Pushing her limits: Model insists it’s ‘good for all of us’ to push our limits, but says people need to be ‘brave enough to do it’
“The thought of going out in front of an audience of 1,500 people was terrifying. But Tommy said, ‘There’s no such thing as ‘can’t’; pack your bag and go to New York,’ and I did.’
When asked if she’s still getting insecure, Twiggy added, “Oh yeah, I think everyone on the planet does, don’t they?”
The star posed for a stunning shoot for the magazine, sporting a flowing royal blue skirt and white shirt in one photo, and a glamorous gold coat with black lapels in another.
Fears: Twiggy opened up about the struggles she faced during the pandemic and admitted she was concerned about herself and her husband Leigh Lawson, 76 (photo 2020)
Twiggy also talked about the struggles she faced during the pandemic, admitting that she found the lockdown incredibly tough.
She said she was concerned about herself and her actor husband Leigh Lawson, 76, as they were both in the senior age bracket and was advised to take a little shelter to protect herself from the coronavirus.
However, the fashionista, who lost her first husband Michael Witney to a heart attack in 1983, says she is resilient after going through hard times.
Heartbreak: Twiggy suddenly lost her first husband Michael Witney to a heart attack in 1983 (photo 1978)
The supermodel shared daughter Carly, 43, with Michael, although they were divorced before he died.
However, she says she found it incredibly hard to lose him, adding: “I think I’m pretty strong. But I don’t think that’s me. I think as women we are all stronger than we know, because we have to.’
Queen of style: Twiggy was known as a style icon when she modeled in the 60s and rose to fame in 1966
Star Power: The January issue of Good Housekeeping is on sale from December 8