Yazemeenah Rossie is a 61 years old model, visual artist and also photograph, who proved the world that swimwear photoshoots don’t always have to features a young model, in order to look astonishing, and thus, should also steer away from sexuality.
Her recent photoshoot is a collaboration between an online shop The Dreslyn and Land of Women, which is a lingerie house. The founder of the online shop, Brooke Taylor Corcia mentioned that the whole idea of this photoshoot was to steer clear of the idea that swimwear photos should be sexualized. One of the reasons why she chose Yasmina Rossie, a 61 years old model from California is because not only does she take good care of her body, but she is also very confident in her skin, radiates and brings great vitality to the whole concept.
The line wanted to empower the idea of someone who has been taking care of themselves for a really long time, someone who traveled a lot, who is intelligent and confident in her own skin. And Yasmina Rossi is all of that!
1. This amazing lady is proof that you don’t need to be young to be a model
2. Unbelievable as it sounds, Yazemeenah is 61-years-old and a swimsuit model
3. She is not only a model, but also a photographer and visual artist living in Malibu, California
4. She was born in back ’55 in France, and grew up on the island Corsica
5. These photos are part of a campaign (by Dreslyn and The Land Of Women) that empowers the idea that women are beautiful at any age
6. The founder of the Shop called Dreslyn (for whom the campaign was made) has the idea that swimwear lines should steer away from hyper-sexualizing their Ads
7. Rossi was the perfect choice to show that age is but a number and Dreslyn’s founder said this about her: “This is a woman who radiates health and vitality. She’s confident, she’s a visual artist, she takes care of herself”
8. She went on to note that their swimsuit line is “all about being a person who’s well-lived and well-traveled and has intelligence and confidence, and letting that shine through”
9. Many might ask themselves what her secret is. How can one look so good at her age?
10. Yasemeenah said that there is no big secret. She just ate healthy and organic food, long before it became fashionable.
11. She has also been using all sorts of natural oils. Both on her skin and her hair. She scrubs her skin twice a week with olive oil and fine sugar. And also eats one avocado a day, alongside organic fish and meat.
12. It is simply amazing what one can achieve with a proper diet and lifestyle, isn’t it?