Twiggy with rail of 'Twiggy Clothes', 1967.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of Twiggy, real name Lesley Hornby (1949-), with a rail of 'Twiggy Clothes', taken by Tony Eyles for the Daily Herald newspaper on 16 February, 1967. Twiggy was discovered in a hairdreser's in 1966, when she was sixteen. The world's first supermodel, Twiggy's face and naturally waif-like figure epitomised the era. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.