Linda Rodin: The 60-something Fashion Icon
“There is Beauty in Simplicity” – this has been Linda Rodin’s mantra ever since she was young. She has always believed that being simple is what gives birth to true elegance. Today, 67-year-old fashion icon, Linda Rodin has been turning heads with her exceptional fashion sense.
When it comes to aging gracefully, Linda Rodin is the epitome of goals. She knows how to look extremely chic and stylish without exerting too much effort on a certain ensemble. “I don’t really spend too much time getting ready! I like to be out the door in no time.” she even mentioned once.
BACKGROUND: Life in Fashion
Linda Rodin is a former model, who also worked as a stylist at Henri Bendel in the 70s. Being in the fashion industry, she has discovered so much about the field that she eventually thought of fashion as a huge part of her life. In fact, she also worked as a fashion editor for reputable magazine, Harper’s Bazaar. As a stylist, Linda dressed some of the most popular Hollywood A-listers in the world including Halle Berry, Laetitia Casta, Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima and Madonna.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #1
When it comes to editorial-worthy fashion style, Linda Rodin’s ensemble is never a fail. In Linda’s photo shoot as a model for The Row, a fashion company established by The Olsen twins, she rocked an all-black fall ensemble that featured an oversized wool-blend coat, black tights and patent leather shoes. In addition, Linda flaunted her signature look with her chic cat-eye sunglasses.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #2
Another favorite fashion coordinate from Linda is this stunning chic wear. Who else nails a sequined mesh bomber jacket like she does?! Linda’s khaki bomber jacket is beautifully embellished with sequins and beads that went perfectly with her cream-colored skirt. The skirt shuns all “granny” impressions as she shows how to wear floral embroidery in style! To finish the look, she went for black leather ankle boots that have low chunky heels.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #3
All-black clothing plus red lipstick? Classic! Linda showed how to gorgeously flaunt two classic looks together by wearing a high neck, long-sleeved sheer knit top with a pencil skirt both in pitch black shade. As black and red never fail to look great together, Linda pulled off her vibrant red lipstick to top off the look.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #4
Don’t forget to get warm and fuzzy during the freezing winter season! Linda Rodin sported the classic khaki parka with soft faux fur that goes around the hood. When we say fur, we are not talking about her pet, Winks! In addition to her trendy winter street style ensemble, she paired it up with ivory white skinny trousers and nude ankle boots. We can’t skip that flashy silver bag too!
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #5
Here’s another fashionable coordinate that you can take from Linda if you need something chic and warm for the fall and winter season. Linda wore a classic black leather coat over a long-sleeve black top tucked in her vintage denim jeans. To add a more chic and casual vibe to the ensemble, Linda rolled her jeans up, baring her ankles and drawing focus on her black velvet shoes.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #6
How can grey hair look so beautifully iconic! Linda wore an all-white coordinate for a magazine photo shoot which looked graceful and stunning with her silver locks. Her top featured an oversized V collar that has the same polyester material as her trousers. To keep things light but not mundane, Linda added silver bangles studded with crystals and wore her signature cat eye sunglasses in frosted gold.
Linda Rodin’s Best Fashion Moment #7
We couldn’t stop obsessing over Linda’s shots from her photo shoot with The Row! Here’s another ensemble that she rocked, in which perfectly suits the chilly fall season. It’s a marriage of vintage, corporate look and high fashion in one coordinate. She wore a striped grey blazer over a sheer black top, baring a silhouette of her black undergarments. For her bottom wear, she sported yet another vintage leather skirt with a slim belt accent.
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Linda Rodin is truly a timeless beauty. She’s a real fashion gem that every woman wishes to be as they grow older! If you are looking for another fashion icon about Linda’s age, you have to check out our blog post about Birgit “Gitte” Lee.
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