By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com
Published: 03:33 BST, 25 May 2019 | Updated: 03:33 BST, 25 May 2019
She made a huge splash and set off a major controversy when, at the young age of 12, she played a child prostitute in Louis Malle's 1978 drama film Pretty Baby.
Fast forward 41-years, and Brooke Shields can still create a stir with her seemingly age-defying Beauty.
Case in point: when the actress and model met a friend for an al fresco lunch at a popular Italian restaurant on Madison Avenue in New York City on Friday.
Looking good: Brooke Shields, 53, flashed a peace sign during her lunch date with a gal-pal in New York City on Friday
Opting to relish the fresh spring air, Shields and her lady-friend had a table in the outside portion of the restaurant, among a packed house, just feet from the bustling street.
The 53-year-old star oozed style and class in a blush-colored dress that came just past her knees.
For added flare, the number cinched at the waist, had a double-layer of fabric over the chest region and pleats along the lower half of the design.
She rounded out the ensemble with blush-striped heels and wore her dark brown tresses long and flowing, but pulled back off of her face.
Cheers! The two pals toasted with some champagne during their al fresco lunch at a popular Italian restaurant on Madison Avenue
Comic relief: The pair were also seen bursting into laughter
Focused listener: Shields and her pal appeared to be engulfed in conversation the entire time
intense: The actress-model appeared to get serious