Former Bond Girl, English actress Maryam D'Abo is the face of fashion retailer JD Williams’ AW15 collection.
Linda Quinn, Ladieswear and Design Director at JD Williams, said: "Maryam really captures the spirit of the modern 50 woman with her natural beauty and chic sense of style.
But these models have “perfect” bone structures, and their unusual looks make people stop and stare; which is perhaps because of their off-beat beauty, perhaps because of their confidence or perhaps because of the shock of seeing a model that doesn’t quite fit the typical plastic mould. Though they do not fit with current trends, they are the very essence of classic beauty.
The most ancient depictions of goddesses, such as the Venus of Willendorf, are very voluptuous.
The world of fashion hasn’t exactly been known for it’s diversity over the years.