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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cindy Crawford at 47




We get requests from some of our readers to feature some older ladies sometimes and when we saw these pictures of the peerless Cindy Crawford earlier in the year we knew he had to post them at some point.

Appearing in W magazine (which has a talent for getting really top stars to strip in a way that Playboy used to be able to) back in March, the feature, called Pillow Tweets, was marketed on the appearance of a naked Miley Cyrus, who was also the cover girl for that issue.  No mention of Cindy on the cover but the pictures of her inside far outshone Cyrus and her ordinary little body, of course.  Dutch model Lara Stone also featured but her pictures didn't have the erotic punch of Crawford's.




These days the word "supermodel" is over-used (like the word "genius") but Cindy was, of course, if not one of the original supermodels then one of that select group from the late eighties and early nineties who really became household names.  Crawford joined the original "trinity" of Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington.  Claudia Schiffer, Tatjana Patitz and Stephanie Seymour completed the ne pas ultra group.  Arguably, Crawford and Campbell had the widest recognition but Campbell's "difficult" reputation counted against her in the popularity stakes.




These days nearly every model is called a supermodel but really most of them don't have the global recognition that the likes of Crawford had and continue to have.  There is not a small defined group anymore with the level of fame of the women from the late eighties and early nineties.




Back in 2007 Claudia Schiffer observed that advertisers were now more interested in pop stars and actresses as brand leaders and this continues.  Today, the likes of Charlize Theron, Emma Watson, and Jennifer Lawrence are just as likely to be on the cover of women's magazines as any model.  Schiffer said that of the then current crop only Gisele Bundchen had the profile to qualify for the title of supermodel. Actually even Bundchen, the first in a wave of Brazilian models to hit the scene, doesn't have the profile of the original girls.  Triple P is not sure that he would recognise her face out of context.






Today, although Bundchen is still popular, there are few other models with that instant recognisability.  Lately Emily Ratajowski has gathered a large following but her future popularity, we would suggest, is hampered by her difficult surname.  At least the American Ratajowski's crossover media prospects are not harmed, like the slew of South American and Eastern European girls of the last ten years, whose thick accents made them less chat show friendly than Cindy's group.




Cara Delevinge appears in the gossip colums a lot but, like Agyness Deyn (or Laura Hollins to give her her correct name) she suffer from the fact that she is actually not very attractive and certainly not sexy.




So for Triple P Crawford remains (with Schiffer) the supreme supermodel and her appearance looking so utterly gorgeous at 47 confirms her universal status. Will people want to see Delevinge naked in 25 years time to the extent that a magazine features her?  We don't think so.




Crawford always had the best bottom of the supermodels and these pictures present her, still enticing, haunches beautifully.  Crawford is also the only one of the supermodels Triple P has met, so his views may not be entirely objective!

12 comments:

  1. Dear Agent Triple P, I agree with you completely! Cindy Crawford looks beautiful, elegant, sensual, earthy, desirable, and sexy in these images. At that age, the beauty is earned, deep in her essence. Also being a worshipper of a beautiful female bottom, I'm electrified. Admiral Hornblower

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  2. Cindy Crawford is an icon. Also, W magazine does have some great spreads in it.

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  3. And fortunately, unlike so many Venuses of Generation X, Cindy didn't hit 35, and say to herself, "You know what would be an awesome idea? Cover my body in freaking tattoos!" Some women just know how to stay classy, and most don't...glad to see Cindy's in the first category.

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    1. I just don't understand this tattoo thing. I think they are gross!

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  4. I can't be 100% sure, but those pictures don't look like they've been airbrushed or digitally touched up either.

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    1. You're right! She doesn't look like she is carved from wax like Photoshop pictures.

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  5. Overrated. And that mole is so incredibly annoying, and her arse is just incredibly generic. I can make pancakes with more curves than her arse.

    Angela Bassett on the other hand:
    http://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/wennpic/angela-bassett-2014-film-independent-spirit-awards-04.jpg

    Is 56! Looks way better, and has got an arse which would make "J.Lo" bow her head in complete and utter shame:
    http://bossip.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/angela-assets.jpg?w=640&h=917

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    1. Thank you. I've never heard of her but she is certainly working that dress to great effect.

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  6. Wholly agree with your appreciation of the divine CC. Your point regarding Agyness Deyn (UK 'supermodel' c.2010) and Cara Delevigne (UK 'supermodel' c.2013, with those annoying facial contortions and intriguing pansexual associations) is interesting - why do, eg Brazil,Italy, Germany, the Nordics produce beautiful female models, but England produces only these tomboys? Is it a gay thing, where only boyish girls are deemed worthy of the UK fashion industry? one wonders how Kelly Brook would have fared in the fashion world had she been born Italian (la diving Bellucci would have had a real rival, for one thing...)

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    1. It's not that there aren't beautiful women in the UK. We are now able to produce some lovely young actresses (Alice Eve Elizabeth Henstridge) and a recent Playboy Playmate of the Month (Emily Agnes) but I think your comment about the industry may hold a clue. The British Fashion industry is famous fro==or being the most 'hip' and ''street' (presumably because we can't beat the French in elegance or the Italians in style) so I suspect this calls for a different sort of looking woman. In the countries you mention, too, people are not ashamed to appreciate female beauty which, to an extent, they are here, I think. Kelly Brook, for example gets lambasted in the press and by women on internet news forums ("What does she actually do?") whereas in Brazil people would say "isn't she beautiful?" and that would be enough.

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  7. Cindy is alright I guess but she just doesn't turn Me on, Iv'e never got a boner looking at Cindy and never had the slightest desire to jack off looking at Her (My beauty standard) every time I see a pretty girl on TV whether it's Bella Thorne, Beth Behrs, Carla Gugino, or Stephenie Abrahms My dick twitchs!!

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