Earlier than setting her sights on Hollywood, Andie MacDowell began her profession within the late 1970s as a mannequin for manufacturers like Calvin Klein and Yves Saint Laurent. 4 a long time later, she returned to the runway, strolling in L’Oréal Paris’s second Le Défilé present within the French capital on Sunday. In keeping with Vogue, the present passed off on a 200-foot-long catwalk floating within the Seine, and it featured MacDowell’s fellow L’Oréal ambassadors Eva Longoria, Elle Fanning, Doutzen Kroes, Winnie Harlow, and model newcomer Duckie Thot.

MacDowell flashed her signature enormous grin and waved as she strutted down the runway. She wore a beautiful Elie Saab robe lined in a multicolored, sequined starburst design that was cinched on the waist with a slim black belt, and accessorized with an oversize turquoise assertion necklace.

Backstage on the present, the 60-year-old spoke to Vogue about making her runway return for the model that she’s been repping for greater than 30 years. “I have never walked a present in a very long time,” she stated, including that she cherished attending to stroll alongside such a various group of ladies and that she was thrilled to be again in Paris, the place she’d moved when she first began modeling at age 20. “I grew up in a teeny-tiny city in South Carolina, so I wasn’t uncovered to something like Paris,” she stated. “This metropolis is the place I received my training and grew up in so some ways. Oh, and realized put on pink lipstick.”

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Andie MacDowell Walks L'Oral Paris Le Dfil Runway at Age 60
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Andie MacDowell Walks L'Oral Paris Le Dfil Runway at Age 60
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Andie MacDowell Walks L'Oral Paris Le Dfil Runway at Age 60
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The actor additionally spoke about what it is prefer to nonetheless be a magnificence icon as she enters her seventh decade. “I am within the course of — and have been within the course of — of growing old,” she stated. “And with L’Oréal, I’ve actually been capable of [spread the message] that there is no time restrict on magnificence.” She added, “It is a journey, however you’ll be able to’t return in time. I do not need to faux to be what I am not and have by no means been ashamed of my age. I need to be constructive about proper the place I’m at every stage of my life.”

She additionally shared a behind-the-scenes photograph from Sunday’s present on Instagram. “What a FUN day – surrounded by Good, Lovely LOREAL ladies 💎 so proud to be part of this household,” she captioned the group shot, wherein she’s nestled amongst Longoria, Kroes, Fanning, and several other extra of her fellow L’Oréal fashions.

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