Posted on: 05/05/2016

100-year-old woman models for Vogue"s anniversary

A 100-year-old woman has made history by becoming the oldest model to feature in Vogue. Bo Gilbert, who lives in a housing facility in Alcester, Warwickshire, was chosen by Harvey Nichols for a special campaign to celebrate the magazine"s 100th anniversary. Bo, who never goes out without heels and make-up, was spotted in local paper, The Evesham Journal, by a casting agent. Shot by fashion photographer Phil Poynter, the photos appear in the commemorative June issue, on sale from Thursday 5 May. The 100-year-old previously worked at a cardboard box manufacturing firm in Birmingham after moving to the city as a teenager.