China Machado, Fashion Icon Continues to Break Through Glass Ceilings

May 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm |
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Now 84 years old, China Machado is represented by IMG and has booked numerous jobs since her 80th birthday, another glass ceiling broken by this legendary model. Machado is best known as the first non-Caucasian model to be featured in a leading fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar‘s February 1959 issue, shot by Richard Avedon and edited by Diana Vreeland. Machado also spent many years on the other side of the camera, helping Avedon on shoots and later working as the fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar.

This fashion icon sat down with us to talk about the most memorable moment in her career. Watch the interview.

Now 84 years old, China Machado is represented by IMG and has booked numerous jobs since her 80th birthday, another glass ceiling broken by this legendary model.