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My latest blog post - FASHION ALERT!!!
Why I Hate the LBD - and you will too!
Why I Hate the LBD - and you will too!
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HOLY HELL! didja hear the news?! #supermodels   #digitalfashionweek  
BREAKING: Legendary supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice to open #DigitalFashionWeek Singapore 2014!

The world’s oldest supermodel Carmen Dell’Orefice is set to walk at Digital Fashion Week Singapore 2014, where she will be donning apparel designed by local designer Max Tan. At 82 years old, this American grande dame of Italian and Hungarian descent has had an illustrious career, which continues even to this day.

Dell’Orefice’s enviable career started when she was 15 years old. Spotted while on her way to ballet class, the young waif’s first modelling job turned out to be a cover for Vogue US. The following year, she sat for celebrated artist Salvador Dalí. From there, Dell’Orefice’s career continued to spiral upwards, modelling for some of the most prolific photographers of the 20th century such as Cecil Beaton, Richard Avedon, and Norman Parkinson. In 1960, she was also photographed by Melvin Sokolsky for Harper’s Bazaar. This iconic image, titled “Carmen Las Meninas”, has been collected internationally.

In addition, Dell’Orefice has modelled for a great number of leading brands, from Gaultier to Galliano. She also continues to front the campaign for luxury watchmaker, Rolex, whose advertising campaigns appear in magazines such as Vogue, W, and Harper’s Bazaar. The world’s oldest working supermodel is still a runway regular too, and was last seen at New York Fashion Week 2013.
Three years ago, Dell’Orefice was awarded an honourary doctorate from the University of the Arts London, in recognition of her contribution to the fashion industry. To commemorate the occasionate, the university sponsored a retrospective exhibition that featured Dell’Orefice’s Vogue covers, career highlights, and photographs from her personal archives.

Despite her enviable career, Dell’Orefice maintains a levelheaded way of being borne of her humble beginnings. The only child to immigrant parents, she initially started modelling to help supplement the family’s meagre income and even roller-skated to work assignments to save on bus fares. To this day, interviewers and the people who work with her are in praise of her effortlessly down-to-earth charm. Dell’Orefice is also upfront and candid about her recent double-knee-replacement surgeries, but insists she’ll always wear high heels. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the octogenerian declared, “If I die, it will be with my high heels on.”

When asked about how she feels about opening for Digital Fashion Week Singapore 2014, Dell’Orefice said, “I'm thrilled to be a part of this exciting fashion event and collaborating with Singaporean designer Max Tan. In doing so, we have become ambassadors for our countries, cultures, and decades."

“We are immensely honoured to have such an eminent name in fashion grace our catwalk, and we certainly hope our audience will be just as impressed,” says Charina Widjaja, Co- founder of Digital Fashion Week.

Another international highlight who will be attending the event is Hilary Alexander OBE, former Fashion Director of The Daily Telegraph. The full line up for Digital Fashion Week Singapore will be announced shortly.

Digital Fashion Week Singapore will be held from 31st October to 3rd November in collaboration with the British Council and British High Commission. It is supported by DesignSingapore Council and will take place at National Design Centre.
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My second article for +WardrobeTrendsFashion (WTF)  - about the ins and out of modeling for the uninitiated and dying for a glimpse into the life.... #LLBBM  
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I LOOOOVE writing! Thanks to +WardrobeTrendsFashion (WTF) for giving me an outlet - and for more tips, tricks and crazy stories - stay tuned to My Little Black Book of Modeling! #modelingblackbook  
Definition of Modeling
Definition of Modeling
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yup! #imbatman  
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My throwback Thursday contribution - coming all the way from 1997 Athens Greece! #TBT  
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Hohoho! Thanks +WardrobeTrendsFashion (WTF) for the Look of the Day at AFF2014!!! +Andrea Claire +Azawi David +[the]CollectiveAsia 
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My latest oh-so-fun trip to Singapore - lots of The Body Shop Singapore, some rain, food, friends, and lots of dolling up for Audi Fashion Fest 2014 - courtesy of +Azawi David and +Andrea Claire ! +[the]CollectiveAsia +Oli Pettigrew 
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I LOVE me some Body Shop SG! Check out their new body sorbets! Your skin will lurve you for it! +thebodyshop 
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