A glorious gran has made fashion history by becoming the oldest model to feature in Vogue Magazine.

Bo Gilbert, from Birmingham, was chosen to mark Vogue’s 100th anniversary in a brand new Harvey Nichols’ SS16 campaign. The 100-year-old woman was scouted by a casting agent in the local paper. Bo, who STILL never leaves the house without her heels and makeup, was picked for her unwavering commitment to fashion. 

‘I do things that I think a lot of people wouldn’t do at my age,’ Bo says. ‘I always like to keep myself looking quite decent, even if I wasn’t going out. I try to keep the standards up.’. 

Bo was shot by renowned fashion photographer Phil Poynter, who has worked for brands like Prada, Louis Vuitton and Lacoste. A video from the shoot shows Bo wearing Valentino glasses, a hot pink coat from Dries Van Noten and Celine flats.

Watch the video below to catch her gorgeous reaction to the final images…


Well done Bo, we’re pleased to see ageism is going out of fashion! 

Source: The Daily Mail / Harvey Nichols

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