Posts Tagged ‘Carmen Dell’Orefice’

At 81 years-old Carmen Dell’Orefice rocked the runway this week  in a colorful Marimekko shift dress. Ms. Dell’Orefice appeared twice for Spring 2013 Fashion Week in NYC.

Love her, love the dress but what’s up with the bare feet? Even she can’t get away with that.

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Photo: Elizabeth Lippman

What an elegant beauty Carmen Dell’Orefice is at 81 and she says she’s getting even better with age.  A model since she was 13 when she posed for Salvador Dali, Ms. Dell’Orefice has worked with such luminary photographers as Cecil Beaton, Irving Penn, and Richard Avedon.

The latest issue of Alexa, the fashion broadsheet of the New York Post, features a photo shoot and interview with Ms. Dell’Orefice. Elizabeth Lippman photographed  the oldest working model in various shades of grey at the St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan.

Click here to check out this story and all the latest fashion news from Alexa.

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