China Machado - Quotes

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I am China, pronounced as Chee-na. And I think it's time the world lets older women age gracefully.

I am China, pronounced as Chee-na. And I think it's time the world lets older women age gracefully.

I have no nationality, no country. ---->>>

I have always done things that made me happy. I work with people I like, and I do the job I like. I only see people who I like to be with. I have led a wonderful life. ---->>>

If there's one thing I could attribute my strength to, I would say it's the gift of laughter, which I inherited from my mother's side. ---->>>

I make myself lie down every afternoon; otherwise I'll be too exhausted by the night-time. If I can't nap, I'll watch a little bit of TV and just relax for two or three hours. ---->>>

I have some regrets that I might have hurt men in my life. But they can take care of themselves. ---->>>

I wonder if it is harder for a woman who was beautiful to get older or a woman who was never looked at. ---->>>

I would never become a big, big model in the commercial sense because I was such a type; you couldn't use me in everything. ---->>>

I'm not an outdoor girl. I can barely swim. I don't ride a horse. ---->>>

You can't worry about ageing because that's the worst thing. If you start, then you just keep finding more things you don't like, and then you're finished. There are a lot of things I could have done to my face, but it would never stop. ---->>>

A model needs to know how to project herself into the camera. ---->>>

Age is not a taboo in the fashion industry. One should learn what to wear to look good at any age. ---->>>

Originally a stylist took terrible dresses and did everything she could to make them wonderful. Now, you create an image. It's much more specialized. ---->>>

When Dick Avedon died, I was so upset that I just started painting. ---->>>

When you look at the runway now, the girls are 15 and 16 years old with no knowledge of clothes, no idea how to project themselves. I was trained how to show off the dress, how to move to make the clothes look better. ---->>>

I cook the food of Macau, my roots and soul food. ---->>>

I do not really shop. Most of my clothes I make. I dress simply. ---->>>

I never dreamt that I would do all the things that I have done. But things just happened to me all the time. ---->>>

I take off my makeup with Ponds cold cream, and then I wash myself with gentle soap and water, and that's it. ---->>>

I'm practical. I see something, and I do it. ---->>>

No man has ever paid a single bill in my life - I didn't want it. ---->>>


Nationality: Chinese
Born: 12-25, 1929
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Die: 2016-12-18
Occupation: Model

Noelie Dasouza Machado (December 25, 1929 – December 18, 2016), known as China Machado, was a Chinese-born Portuguese-American fashion model, editor, and television producer. She was the first non-white person to appear on the cover of a major American fashion magazine, in the February 1959 issue of Harper’s Bazaar (wikipedia)