Not Your Average Grandma: Grace Jones, 70, Slays Paris Fashion Week
GaGa and Madonna fans are never going to end their war over which artist did what first, so I’m going to let them have that debate and keep it moving.
Instead, ladies and gentlemen, let me reintroduce to you a truly original icon for the ages, the one and only Grace Jones, who at 70 years old recently shut down Paris Fashion Week with a jubilant, show-closing catwalk for Tommy Hilfiger.
For decades, the gender-bending, androgynous Grace Jones has been a major gay icon. Her career goes back to the Studio 54 days, then continued into the 1980s as she became a musical force, while at the same time establishing herself as a bonafide movie star. She appeared in blockbuster films like “Conan the Barbarian” and “A View to