I still love taking pictures with Polaroid film. For me, it offers the most beautiful way of capturing reality and transferring it onto a flat piece of paper.

— Helena Christensen

The most practical Helena Christensen quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

I am very much aware of the visual side of things.

I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later.

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I was the first f****** hippy to enter this business, you know.

.. I was one of the first girls to say I don't give a f*** about this whole supermodel thing.

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I was born in high heels and I've worn them ever since.

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I love breasts. I love the female shape. It's crazy - you can have movie posters with men with machine guns but, oh, God forbid you show the nipples! That never ceases to amaze me.

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The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

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When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body.

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In modelling, there is no point in trying to prove you have a brain, so why even bother? I'd sooner save the energy for something more meaningful.

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Harbour Island in the Bahamas is a wonderful little island with beautiful beaches, a great restaurant culture and friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

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There are particular images that I like.

Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography.

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It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini.

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I've taken my knickers off. My friends told me my panty line was visible, so I went without.

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Because your child is your first priority, your're more selective, so in order to let someone into that world, they have to be really special. You cut out the bull - that you might fall for if you didn't have responsibilities.

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About Helena Christensen

Quotes 44 sayings
Nationality Danish
Profession Model
Birthday October 16

So many times I've wanted to crack up, standing there stiff while seven women are crawling round my toes fixing hems and the designer's having a freak-out because the denim cuffs are crooked. I'm on the verge of hysteria.

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Everything we have is everything we love - it's basically like we picked for our homes and then just put it for sale in a store.

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Denmark is like a secret little place with its own special language.

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You are by yourself for the best years of your life.

You sleep in airports. If it doesn't kill you it makes you strong.

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I wasn't worried about turning 40 at all.

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There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty.

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I like people who dress quirkly and differently.

Like in womenswear, thank god for Helena Bonham Carter!

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To tell you the truth, I've never weighed myself.

When somebody asks me my statistics or whatever I honestly don't know.

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No one ever came up to me and said: "You need to reshape your body, to lose weight, or to be more outgoing, or less outgoing". We were just allowed to be us, and I think at the end of the day, isn't that the whole point of being a human being? To be allowed to be yourself, to be accepted the way you are?

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There've been times when I've bought a whole pound of cheese and walked down the street and eaten it in one go.

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It's flabbergasting. I can understand if you have your legs spread and you're pushing yourself into the camera - that's sexually erotic. But the sensual contours in the male or female shape? Come on, guys, relax.

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Don't tell anyone. I'm supposed to be dumb.

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I find it utterly bizarre that total strangers write about your life in a completely fictional manner.

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I was once stranded on a broken-down boat in shark-infested waters in the middle of the Indian Ocean for five days before we were rescued while doing a 'Vogue' shoot.

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When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice.

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I love playing around with vintage fabrics and lace.

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Cheese is one of my great weaknesses, I could eat the stuff by the pound.

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This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably.

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I had never done any serious acting before, but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.

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I want to live to be 120. That's when I will start worrying about my age.

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From the minute I wake up until I go to bed I think about food.

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I am a serious food lover and Peruvian cuisine is one of the best in the world.

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Kate is going to come back, she is going to be super-strong again.

Everybody is going to want her again because she is that kind of person. She is very professional and beautiful and she is going to be around forever.

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Some designers retain a sense of humour about what they do, but others are deathly serious and have no life outside of it; they're lying awake night after night constructing dresses in their heads.

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I don't look at fashion the way other people do.

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I believe food is the most brilliant invention ever.

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Women can explore so much in dressing.

But if I was a guy I would wear vintage suits constantly. With crazy ties!

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I felt like I was in the best photography school in the world - I had Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, Richard Avedon and Irving Penn teach me.

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I'm a fun person. I like cracking jokes and being completely nerdy.

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Like any woman, I worry about my body.

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I would love to photograph Stephen Hawking. I am just fascinated by science, I really am.

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