Now, 53 years later, Twiggy has been honoured for a lifetime of service to fashion, the arts and charity. The fashion 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.
Dame Twiggy proudly holds her insignia (Image: John Stillwell/PA Wire)
Height of fashion... Twiggy in 1967 (Image: Popperfoto/Getty Images)
Dame Twiggy, who was brought up in Neasden,