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Blondie's Debbie Harry radiates youth as she makes debut catwalk appearance aged 72

The music icon walked for VIN + OMI's Spring/Summer 2018 show ahead of London Fashion Week

Hanna Fillingham
US Managing Editor
12 September 2017
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Blondie star Debbie Harry looked young beyond her years as she made her debut catwalk appearance on Monday night. The 72-year-old looked fantastic as she strutted her stuff on the runway, dressed head to toe in a environmentally friendly garments created by VIN + OMI ahead of London Fashion Week, which kickstarts on Friday. Debbie wore a show-stopping lime green dress featuring elegant draping and a daring asymmetric hem, with a black sheer blouse underneath. Her edgy look was accessorised with black tights and metallic gold lace ups and a statement lace ring.

Blondie star Debbie Harry looked fabulous as she made her debut runway appearance

Beauty-wise, the singer's trademark hair was styled in a sleek, straight 'do, while minimal make-up enhanced her natural beauty and striking features. A bold red lipstick completed her look.

VIN + OMI has long been popular with Blondie, and the star often wears their creations while performing on stage. Back in August, the star rocked a recycled plastic fabric jacket during a concert in New York. The designers took to their Instagram to share the photo with their followers, explaining that the statement piece was created from ocean and river discarded plastic bottles.

The pop icon stepped out with the designers for the grand finale

VIN + OMI are known for their one-off creations and have worked with celebrities including Kate Moss and Beyonce, making sustainable garments using everything from latex to water bottles. The brand also designed a number of outfits worn in the popular Ab Fab movie back in 2016, including Bubble's iconic emoji dress.

Debbie spoke to AFP after her catwalk debut for VIN + OMI, explaining why she got involved. "I think that they have a great purpose and a great focus in trying to make these sustainable fabrics that are part of the future. I think it's very important for everybody to recognise it and should be involved in it; because we all are inevitably," she said.

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