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Max’s Mention: Twiggy

Max’s Mention: Twiggy

Twiggy, 64, Models Leather Collection For M&S Proving She Hasn’t Lost Her Edge

The new Twiggy for M&S collection focuses on leather, featuring slim ponte dresses, biker jackets and even jeggings. In a video for the retailer, the supermodel says she considers leather the “biggest” trend of the year. “Very trendy, very hot, looks brilliant,” she gushes. (In case you’re wondering, some of the leather is real and some is faux — apparently, her anti-fur stance doesn’t extend to leather.)

No stranger to launching trends, Twiggy was enlisted by Marks & Spencer back in 2005 to design collections and front the British brand’s campaigns. M&S counts Helen Mirren and Grace Coddington among its style ambassadors, so it’s clear that the department store has an understanding of what mature, sophisticated women want.

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