In the Sixties, fashion was about liberation. It was about setting women free; it wasn't about being unable to walk.
No, it has not been hard to grow older, because I believe if you have something you believe in that will keep you alive far more than plastic surgery or Botox,
It has not been hard to grow older, because I believe if you have something you believe in, that will keep you alive far more than plastic surgery or Botox.
My parents led this double life. They were in the underground movement to bring down the Nazis. My father was hanged for being a traitor.
I dressed all in black and went to see all the top photographers, like Irving Penn, and said, 'I am Veruschka who comes from the border between Russia, Germany and Poland. I'd like to see what you can do with my face.'
Fame, I mean, it's like a bubble, in a way. It's like something glittery, and it goes, and it can be forgotten fast.
I know that there are many things I could do, but I'm not interested. It's more important to be loving and to have a lively mind.