In the mid 60s at 16 years of age, Twiggy became internationally known as the world’s first supermodel. Her photographic modelling success epitomised the age. She is now a writer, singer, actress, designer, presenter, producer and activist, and continues to model, including on the covers of Vogue and Tatler.
Twiggy became a successful actress in film, stage and television, beginning her acting career by starring in Ken Russell’s film The Boyfriend, for which she won two Golden Globe® awards: most promising newcomer and best actress in a musical.
Twiggy was a guest judge on the top US reality series America’s Next Top Model opposite the show’s creator Tyra Banks.
Twiggy is an ardent supporter of animal welfare and is an anti-fur campaigner. She is also known for her support of breast cancer research groups.
As a designer, Twiggy has her own successful clothing line for HSN in the US and an exclusive range of clothing for M&S online.
In 2015-2016 Twiggy designed her first range of glasses exclusively for Specsavers, launching in 10 countries across Europe and Australasia.