The sixties were a time when ordinary people could do extraordinary things . . . !

ā€” Twiggy

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At sixteen, I was a funny, skinny little thing, all eyelashes and legs.

And then, suddenly people told me it was gorgeous. I thought they had gone mad.


Confusion is the best form of communication. It's left to be unexplained.


I want to continue to try and break the barrier between male and female.


Always be natural. Putting on airs will make a giggle out of you. Be yourself and if you don't know something say so.


You can't be a clothes hanger for your entire life.


I used to do my own make-up. I used to have this doll that had those big eyelashes on the top and bottom, and I think I copied her when I was doing my eyes, putting false eyelashes on the bottom as well as the top. So I came up with that look myself.


I don't understand people getting depressed about getting older.

There is nothing you can do about it, so you might as well embrace it.


What happened to me in the Sixties was so major and so worldwide and so huge, there's no way I can repeat it. But in a way, I had nothing to do with it, it just took me over. It was bizarre, it was weird, and I had no control over it. I don't think anyone could have planned what happened to me.


For me, getting older doesnt mean throwing away a favourite-coloured lipstick or a fabulous pair of boots; instead, its about harnessing all the great things I have learnt over the years about what does and doesnt suit me, and enjoying the way in which cleverly selected outfits can enhance the nice bits.


Iā€™m just mad for San Francisco. It is like London and Paris stacked on top of each other.


Christianity, like most religions, works with fear.

Sins can be confessed and you are 'Clean again' and can start to sin again without thinking about your old sins. We believe that people should ask themselves why they sinned. They should show some responsibility.


If I want to calm down, I'll buy some fabric, get a pattern, shut myself in a room and stay there for days, really happy. And at the end of it, you get a bedspread or some curtains or something to wear - it's lovely.


About Twiggy

Quotes 28 sayings
Profession Model
Birthday September 19, 1949

Wearing a bold print gets harder as you get older.

Its safer to stick to subtle prints or block colours. I have always found prints quite tricky. My daughter Carly, who is on the design team at Stella McCartney, is obsessed with them.


I like to get on with people. I don't go around being nasty, but if someone crosses me, I can be horrible back.


Want to continue to try and break the barrier between male and female.

If you want to do that, that's fine. At our shows, it's like a Halloween party, which isn't a bad thing. I'd like to see more of it actually.


We want to raise the children the parents aren't raising.

I think we want to press individuality on people, though that doesn't necessarily mean being like us. But, it doesn't mean that if you come dressed like us that you aren't being yourself.


Sometimes I can't believe I'm going to be 60.

I always say there's no point moaning about getting older, when there's nothing you can do about it. But still, I do find it quite funny. I look at that number, 60, and I think, really? Me?


I was very, very underdeveloped for my age, I hated what I looked like, so I thought everyone had gone stark raving mad.


My weakness is chocolate - especially butterscotch and nut varieties.


I ate like a horse when I was younger, and not very sensibly, though no one ever believes that.


[On her thinness:] It's not what you'd call a figure, is it?


I used to be a thing; I'm a person now.


I didn't really know about Marilyn Manson - it's not my sort of music, not exactly the sort of thing I would curl up and listen to!


Being a grown-up woman doesn't mean you can't look beautiful, individual and different.


Can you imagine wot it was like. All the girls gettin' luvly figgers and me stayin' flat as a pancake? It was no fun, I tell you.


I love exercise but I find it boring doing the same thing all the time, so I fluctuate between going to the gym, doing Pilates and taking dance lessons.


If you just say nothing, there is no way they can make you talk.

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