Your physique can do superb issues at any age. This video is proof:
In the accompanying interviews, every lady recollects the circumstances that led her to pose for the basic cowl shoot and what she’s thus far.
One story we beloved: Monique St. Pierre, Playmate of the Year 1979, recollects being the “mama” of the Playboy Mansion, serving to care for the women and making them really feel snug. And she’s nonetheless doing the identical factor immediately: “I run a recovery house for women addicted to alcohol and drugs. What I’m doing now is such an honor and privilege. I get to witness miracles.”
Reneé Tenison, the primary African-American Playmate of the Year, additionally spoke about her cowl shoot, which some women stated was objectifying. Her response? “Well, if you’re pro-choice, shouldn’t I have the right to choose what I want to do?” she recollects. “If I want to pose nude, I should be able to pose nude!”
Other fashions recalled the singular expertise of being a Playboy cowl mannequin. “I now know just how special those shoots were and feel very, very lucky to be in such a unique sorority,” says Candace Collins (she was on eight totally different covers of the journal). Lisa Matthews says she recollects individuals coming as much as her and saying that they had seen her in a magazine. “I’d sit there and say, ‘Oh, which one?’ Like it’s a must to say it! If you might have sufficient guts to return up and say one thing, then you definitely’ve received to have the ability to say Playboy.”
Regardless of how you are feeling concerning the publication itself, it is arduous to not admire the grace, confidence, and ageless magnificence of those inspiring women. See all the photographs at Playboy.com.