Former catwalk model with dementia is given makeover and fashion photoshoot at care home

Former catwalk model with dementia is given makeover and fashion photoshoot at care home
 

Lesley MacLennan, 85, made her name in her twenties in Paris, working as a catwalk and print model for Yves Saint Laurent.
She now lives in a care home and is rarely asked about her modelling career, so Lesley was overjoyed when high-end fashion photographer James Muller asked her to do a photoshoot.
James had been visiting another resident when she spotted Lesley and was struck by her ‘beautiful hands and the way she carries herself’.
Lesley, who has dementia, told James all about her career, inspiring him to create a photoshoot more than 60 years after her career began.
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12 November 2019 in Lifestyle, Views: 16
Source: Metro
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