Legendary Lauren

HUTTON IN CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 1975. PHOTO: FRANCESCO SCAVULLO, CONDE NAST ARCHIVE/CORBIS.

HUTTON IN CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 1975. PHOTO: FRANCESCO SCAVULLO, CONDE NAST ARCHIVE/CORBIS.

Interview magazine talks to the legendary Lauren Hutton and explores the impact she has had on the modelling industry.

Hutton's success—and where it led—changed the modeling industry. In 1973, she landed what became a landmark contract with Revlon, and her status as the first $1 million-a-year girl had the collateral effect of increasing pay for models across the board, in some ways, giving rise to the more complex business infrastructure that surrounds modeling today.
She experienced a different sort of watershed moment, though, when she was cut loose by Revlon in 1983, at the age of 40, because she was deemed too old to sell makeup. Her successful return to modeling five years later was of even greater import, paving the way for the longer, more continually illustrious careers into their 30s and 40s [...]

Read the full interview here