EXCLUSIVE! Naomi Talks About Her Community Service Couture!

16 December 2010

Of course you’ll have been loving our exclusive interview with super-supermodel Naomi Campbell in this week’s issue of Grazia. We’re particularly loving her behind-the-photographs stories featuring iconic images from her 25 years in fashion.  

Well, we had so many brilliant anecdotes that we could barely fit them all into the magazine. So we’ll be posting some bonus stories this week right here on Grazia Daily. Today, Naomi’s talking about the moment in March 2007 when, sentenced to 200 hours of community service, she chose to arrive and leave her five day stint at the New York Sanitation Department wearing a series of designer looks, culminating in a stunning Dolce & Gabbana sequin frock and stiletto heels, (and fabulously, speeding off in a silver Rolls Royce).

(Btw, the clothes were auctioned off to raise money for the Nelson Mandela charity. Pretty classy).

Grazia: It is so fabulous that you wore this to do community service!

Naomi Campbell: Well, I was done! Here, I was leaving for the day, I had finished!

G: But you wore couture every day, right?

N: Yep! Why shouldn’t I have done? Why should they expect me to go looking bedraggled or something?

G: When did you decide to dress like that?

N: I didn’t, it wasn’t planned at all. I decided on the day and I still gave them what they wanted, it didn’t stop me from doing what I had to do though.

G: You even did the work in the heels?

N: No. Not the heels! I wore boots – only heels when I was arriving and leaving!

We’re a little disappointed…


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