Supermodel Claudia Schiffer takes the cover of Elle UK‘s May 2020 edition captured by fashion photographer Sebastian Kim. In charge of styling was Aurelia Donaldson, with beauty from hair stylist Ali Pirzadeh, and makeup artist Kirstin Piggott.
I’ve had many wonderful compliments in my time,’ she says. ‘But then you get to the next stage and you move on. You don’t have to be called [beautiful] your entire life. It’s a nice memory, but then the next generation starts and you hand over. For me, it’s a natural thing to do… to hand over, to not be envious or jealous. As a matter of fact, I can’t think of anything worse right now than if you said, “There’s a magic pill and it’s going to make you look 20 again.
I think, for me, being a writer is the perfect job. You’re known for your name, not particularly for how you look. So you can have a completely private life, yet have all the glory from your name. And you can do it from wherever you are. You can just do your bit of work, live in the middle of nowhere and [your work] speaks for itself.