Twiggy Lawson is a legendary fashion icon, supermodel, singer actress, author, businesswoman, mother and face of an entire generation.
At 16, Twiggy became the first prominent British teenage model. In 1966, Twiggy was named “The Face of 1966” by the Daily Express and was also voted as the British Woman of the Year.
Twiggy's timeless persona, face and name have been synonymous with beauty and style in the world of fashion and beyond. She is internationally famous, respected as well as trusted worldwide as representing everything good about British culture.
Twiggy's look changed fashion as well as women's views of their bodies forever. In the year 1966, she burst on to the fashion industry as the first supermodel of the world. With her waif-like figure, striking eyelashes, and boyish hairstyle, Twiggy created an image which defined an era and earned the status as an idol among millions of teen girls.
Yet, Twiggy always wanted to be a designer. She never thought that she'd be a model because she thought she was too small, too thin and too shy. With her blossoming modeling career, she never lost sight of her fashion dream. Eventually, she dabbled in fashion design, and realized that the best fashion is a blend of all age groups.
She set out to pervade her accessory and fashion line with her free spirit. She never wanted to take herself much seriously because that's the last thing she wants from the people who wear her designs. According to her, the clothes should be gorgeous, fun, comfortable and affordable. Many-a-times industry gets serious, but she thinks fashion should be fun, especially affordable fashion.
Her passion for texture and pattern with rich fabrics and decoration increases with each collection. With loads of color as well as embellishment, she designs funky and fun fashions, filled with personality. Twiggy London, her fashion line, ranges from jackets to blouses, pumps, handbags and sneakers. This exclusive line exceeds generations with a chic and cool London Twist.
Twiggy is still around, 40 years, after she was discovered. And with her new fashion line, she proves once again that she will be in the headlines as well as in the hearts of fashion lovers for many years to come.