Elizabeth Hurley owns the title of bikini queen, proving it with a throwback photograph of her first-ever swimsuit shoot.
“Joyful Birthday to the fantastic Steven Meisel,” Elizabeth, 55, wrote on Instagram of the well-known photographer who turned 67 on Saturday. “This was my first bikini shoot ever and, boy, was I nervous.” Within the photo, Hurley slouches in a picket chair carrying a pink two-piece bathing swimsuit with a white define.
Meisel, a prolific photographer who has shot each celeb underneath the solar comparable to Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista and Madonna, has photographed Elizabeth earlier than, together with for Vogue. He additionally documented her mannequin son Damien Hurley, 19, in a leather-clad marketing campaign for make-up artist Pat McGrath. “Proud mama,” Elizabeth captioned a July Instagram post saying the collaboration.
In the present day, it is secure to imagine that Hurley has launched these butterflies — her swimsuit model Elizabeth Hurley Seaside, for which she fashions, will get common publicity on her Instagram account.
Final 12 months, the British actress shared one other throwback shot by Meisel for Vogue, depicting her carrying an analogous bikini in yellow. “Child me for Vogue journal by Steven Meisel,” she wrote on Instagram.
This week, Elizabeth mirrored on one other vital reminiscence: her relationship with actor Hugh Grant, 60, whom she dated for 13 years. “I am nonetheless extraordinarily good mates with Hugh,” she stated throughout the People in the ’90s podcast. “You understand, we went by means of a lot collectively. However I have been considering, one of the crucial vital issues to maintain good relations together with your exes is to have a whole lot of respect for his or her present life.”
The couple’s most iconic second was captured in a photograph from the London premiere of Grant’s movie 4 Weddings and a Funeral in 1994. There, Elizabeth wore a black Versace costume secured with gold security pins, a call that made her a star. “I used to be so unprepared for what occurred that night time,” she instructed Harper’s Bazaar in 2019, including that the costume nonetheless suits right this moment. “I urgently wanted to discover a costume to put on for Hugh’s premiere, and in these days I had no concept about vogue.”
Though Elizabeth and Hugh broke up in 2000, they stays shut. “We’ve not been romantically concerned for 20 years, I feel, though we’ve got such a powerful friendship,” Elizabeth instructed Individuals. “However we’re all the time very conscious that there are different individuals in our lives. There’s companions, there’s youngsters. You’ll be able to’t simply, kind of, stay in a stunning, rosy, mist of the previous. You need to transfer with the occasions and be very respectful of the current, which we’re.”
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