88-year-old Tippi Hedren is the star of new jewelry and timepieces ads for Gucci. She was discovered way back in 1963 by Alfred Hitchcock and starred in his film The Birds. She’s also fellow Gucci model Dakota Johnson’s grandmother.
It has been said severally that fashion has to be directed more on chic octogenarians in their ad campaigns. According to octogenarian dictionary.[An octogenarian person- 80 years old, or between the ages of 80 and 90]. When Phoebe Philo cast Joan Didion (83) for Céline, and Maye Musk (69) arrived at Cover Girl, it was indeed a burst out.
She played the fortune-teller character in the campaign, shot by Colin Dodgson. As she adorned herself in Gucci jewelry and shawls, she tells the fortunes of fellow models.
As they say, ‘Once a mysterious blonde, always a mysterious blonde’
Source: THE CUT