I like Christy Turlington enormously...whenever you read anything about her
or listen to her being interviewed she is always so very humble; one of the
original supermodels who simply exudes class.
In January's edition of Harpers Bazaar they discover the secrets of her
serene, lasting allure.
"If anything, she has become more beautiful as the years have progressed.
Her cheekbones are more sharply defined; that famous 'having the best time of your life smile'
as she once labelled it, as ready as ever."
"Years of yoga have given her an almost regal posture, and she walks with
grace and poise, whether she is modelling or not."
In 1992 the Metropolitan Museum of Art declared her the
'Face of the 20th Century'
"More recently, the casting agent, James Scully said of her:
'The greatest model of all time. You could combine every model to this day into
one person, and they wouldn't come close.'
"I've never deprived myself of anything, but the things I crave tend to be
things that are better for me."
"I'm more of a minimalist and my husband is more of a collector-clutterer."
"I like nice things but I hate shopping - I usually get slightly more
contemporary versions of something I had 10 or 20 years ago. I never really
covet anything - I'm probably the most unglamorous of models."
Photographer, Arthur Elgort says:
"Her eyes are not on the clock. She'll drive the jeep. She'll help with the suitcases...
you never hear 'Christy got in late' or 'Christy's tired'.
The serenity of Christy...
All extracts from www.harpersbazaar.co.uk
Photographs: Alexi Lubomirski