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THE FACE OF GIVENCHY: Actress Julia Roberts, 47, was recently picked by the fashion house to appear in its spring campaign.

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OLD IS IN: (Above) Nonagenarian Iris Apfel has been elevated to icon status in the world of fashion while Helen Mirren (69) and Diane Keaton (69) have been picked to front ad campaigns .

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OLD IS IN: Nonagenarian Iris Apfel has been elevated to icon status in the world of fashion while (above) Helen Mirren (69) and Diane Keaton (69) have been picked to front ad campaigns.

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OLD IS IN: Nonagenarian Iris Apfel has been elevated to icon status in the world of fashion while Helen Mirren (69) and (above) Diane Keaton (69) have been picked to front ad campaigns.

Embracing the mature

In today's fashion world, the young are so - well, old hat. Or so it seems as beauty- and fashion-ad campaigns increasingly feature 'older' women.
10/01/2015 - 05:50

FOR the last three years at about this time - which is to say, in the nascent days of the new year when the calendar lies clear and the sense of possibility is at its apex - Selfridges, the British department store, has dedicated its windows, all 13 of them, to a new class of Bright Young Things

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