Prince Charles praises 60s model Dame Twiggy

Now, 53 years later, Twiggy has been honoured for a lifetime of service to , the arts and charity. The model, actress and grandmother of three, spoke of her "amazing" experience after the Prince of Wales presented her with her Dame Commander insignia at Buckingham Palace yesterday. "About time you got this," the heir to the throne told her.

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Twiggy is made a Dame by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace - in pics

twiggyDame Twiggy proudly holds her insignia (Image: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

modelHeight of ... Twiggy in 1967 (Image: Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Dame Twiggy, who was brought up in Neasden,

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