Yasmina Rossi, 57
"My hair started turning gray when I was 12 and was salt-and-pepper by the time I hit 20. I never colored it, because I knew it was my best asset," said the French-born photographer turned model, who already had two grandchildren in 2012 when she showed up in a campaign for Marks & Spencer.
Lauren Hutton, 71
The forever-cool supermodel has appeared on the cover of Vogue a record-setting 28 times, and she appeared nude on the cover of Big magazine—when she was 61.
In 2010, when she won a lifetime achievement award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Iman publicly thanked her parents for bestowing on her "a neck longer than any other girl on any go-see anywhere in the world." She continues to model and has been married to David Bowie since 1992.
Penelope Tree, 65
First photographed by Diane Arbus at the age of 13, Tree became one of the top models of Swinging Sixties London. In recent years she was featured in a campaign for Barneys New York.
China Machado, 84
A muse to the late, great Richard Avedon, Machado was one of the most requested runway models in the '50s. She appeared in a campaign for Cole Haan at the age of 83.
Carmen Dell'Orefice, 83
Dell'Orefice first appeared in Vogue when she was just 15 and has been posing for fashion photographers ever since. She's even in the Guinness Book of World Records, for having the longest-ever career as a catwalk model.
Pia Gronning, 65
The Danish actress had a part in "The Two Jakes," Jack Nicholson's 1990 follow-up to "Chinatown." More recently she modeled for the J. Crew catalog.
Farida Khelfa, 52
An actress and director as well as a model, Khelfa walked Jean Paul Gaultier's runway when she was in her late 40s and more recently co-starred in the French film "Opium."
Kim Gordon, 61
The former Sonic Youth singer and guitarist recently became the face of Saint Laurent.
Gitte Lee, 79
Lee, who began modeling in 1961, was featured in a campaign for Céline when she was in her mid-70s.
Valerie Pain, 73
Pain, who began modeling in the '60s, returned to the runway during London Fashion Week when she was 65.
Jacquie Tajah Murdock, 83
An Apollo Dance Theater star before she turned to modeling, Murdock was the face of Lanvin as recently as Fall 2012.
Veruschka von Lehndorff, 75
The celebrated German model and actress also made a runway comeback during London Fashion Week—at age 71.
Daphne Selfe, 86
Selfe, who took up modeling 62 years ago, claims proudly that she's never had cosmetic surgery (though she doesn't object to some Photoshop enhancements). Having appeared in the pages of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Vanity Fair, she recently starred in "Dare to Wear" ads for a British shopping center.
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