“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes

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“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes

Day by day, we all are getting older. So we change our life patterns according to the stage of our age. When we follow a fashion trend, it depends on a few criteria. To create a beautiful outfit, your body shape is a crucial factor. Does that mean someone of older age cannot follow a beauty trend??

BY proving that age isn’t a barrier to fashion trends, Rosa Saito, a seventy-one-year-old lady, rocked the fashion industry by being a model at the age of sixty-eight. As we can imagine, she went through all the stereotype problems when she entered this industry.

Rosa Saito took the fashion industry by storm as a model at 68 years old and is successfully continuing to do so at the age of 71

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
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Rosa had always had a talent and passion for the arts. At her younger age, she was talented at singing, drawing, and writing and believed she was destined to connect her life with the arts in one way or the other.

Rosa or Setsuko Saito (she adopted the name Rosa for easier pronunciation) was born in Araçatuba, São Paulo, and had always had a talent for the arts

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
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After the death of her beloved husband, she holds the power of her family. Years passed, and it seemed Rosa’s life was a life well-lived, though destiny had another idea. She was unexpectedly approached by professionals in the fashion industry, asking her to model for them.

Years later, she was unexpectedly approached by professionals in the fashion industry, asking her to model for them, but she let the idea mature for a year

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito
“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito

At 68, she decided to take the leap and, although she had little knowledge of the industry, it didn’t stop her. Her adventurous spirit continued to lead her forward

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito

Though she took the risk at the age of sixty-eight, she hadn’t proper knowledge about the industry. Now she is gaining 45K followers on Instagram.

“I only seek to do the best in what I embrace with love and to find myself. I thought: Be what God wants. If I don’t try, I’ll never know,” she said

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito

Rosa takes great care of her body, but she emphasizes the importance of being in harmony with oneself: “Beauty is taking care of your thoughts, your spirituality”

“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito
“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito
“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito
“If I Don’t Try, I’ll Never Know”: Woman Becomes A Model At 68, Smashes Age And Beauty Stereotypes
Image credits: rosa.saito

“The beauty itself is in really taking care of your thoughts, your spirituality. The person can become beautiful, captivating, friendly; this is much more than the beauty all stretched and perfect. It’s the content that counts, in my opinion,” Rosa explained.

What are your thoughts? Isn’t she beautiful?

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