‘You’ve just got to be brave enough to do it!’ Twiggy, 72, admits she has to push herself through her insecurities and insists women should feel free to wear what they want at any age

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Twiggy says she continues to push herself out of her comfort zone because she thinks it’s important to challenge her insecurities in a new interview.

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iconic model, 72, who launched a podcast last year, has been working in the fashion and entertainment industry since 1966, but admitted good Housekeeping She still feels insecure despite her success and experience.

Posing for a stunning shoot for the magazine, she insists it’s ‘good for all of us’ to push our limits, but adds that people should be ‘brave enough to do so’ — and that women should be able to wear what they like at any age. ,

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Tough: Twiggy, 72, says she continues to push herself out of her comfort zone early in her career because she feels it’s important to challenge her insecurities in conversations with Good Housekeeping.

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She told the January issue of Good Housekeeping: ‘They say, “If you’re 30, you should wear this,” and, “If you’re 40, you should wear it,” — I guess That this is a load of crap. Find your style and go for it.

‘I think it’s good for all of us to do that. You have to be brave enough to do it!

On her career, she said: ‘I remember when I was asked to do my first Broadway show, My One and Only, director Tommy Tune called me and I said, “No, I can’t do that!”

Pushing your limits: The model insists that pushing our limits is 'good for all of us', but adds that people should be 'brave enough to do it'.

Pushing our limits: The model insists that pushing our limits is ‘good for all of us’, but says people should be ‘brave enough to do it’.

‘The thought of going out in front of an audience of 1,500 people was terrifying. But Tommy said, “There’s no word that can’t be; pack your bags and leave for New York,” and I did.

Asked if she still feels insecure, Twiggy said: ‘Oh yeah, I guess everyone on the planet does that, right?’

The star posed for a stunning shoot for the magazine, sporting a flowing royal blue skirt and white shirt in one picture and a glamorous gold jacket with black lapels in another.

Fears: Twiggy opens up about her struggles during pandemic, admitting she was worried about her and husband Leigh Lawson, 76 (pictured 2020)

Fears: Twiggy opens up about her struggles during the pandemic, admitting she was worried about her and husband Leigh Lawson, 76 (pictured 2020)

Twiggy also spoke about her struggles during the pandemic, admitting that she found the lockdown incredibly difficult.

She said that she was worried about herself and her actor husband Leigh Lawson, 76, as they were both in the upper age group and had been advised to take some shelter to keep themselves safe from the coronavirus.

However, the fashionista, who lost her first husband Michael Witney to a sudden heart attack in 1983, says she is resilient after going through some tough times.

Heartache: Twiggy lost her first husband Michael Witney to a sudden heart attack in 1983 (Picture 1978)

Heartache: Twiggy lost her first husband Michael Witney to a sudden heart attack in 1983 (Picture 1978)

The supermodel shares daughter Carly, 43, with Michael, although they parted ways before she died.

However, she says she found it incredibly difficult to lose him, adding: ‘I think I’m strong enough. But I don’t think it’s just me. I think as a woman, we are stronger than we know because we have to be.’

The January issue of Good Housekeeping is on sale through December 8.

Style Queen: Twiggy was known as a style icon when she modeled in the '60s, rose to fame in 1966

Style Queen: Twiggy was known as a style icon when she modeled in the ’60s, rose to fame in 1966

Star Power: The January issue of Good Housekeeping is on sale through December 8

Star Power: The January issue of Good Housekeeping is on sale through December 8

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