HELENA CHRISTENSEN REAVEALS HER FANTASTIC BODY IN LINGERIE
The late fashion mogul Gianni Versace said she had the most beautiful body in the world but it seems that this isn't enough to extinguish any self-doubt.
In an interview supermodel Helena Christensen reveals that she still has body hangups.
Chosen to front Triumph's latest lingerie campaign the 42-year-old said: 'Like any woman, I worry about my body'.
Body issue: Supermodel Helena Christensen reveals that she still has body hangups as she launches a new range for lingerie label Triumph which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year (Corset, £93, suspender, £32, and briefs, £27)
Born in Copenhagen to a Danish father andPeruvianmother, the 5ft 10" beauty was first discovered aged 18 when she won Miss Denmark.
Since then her image has been splashed around the world from the front covers of glossy magazines to the billboards of Times Square.
For her latest venture the mother of one has teamed up with one of the world's most international lingerie brands Triumph to collaborate on a premium range, designing pieces that range from £27 to £108.
Discovered: Born in Copenhagen to a Danish father and Peruvian mother, 5ft 10" Christensen was first spotted aged 18 when she won Miss Denmark (Bra, £51, and briefs, £27)
To mark its 125th anniversary Christensen models a selection of silk bras, corsets, svelte dresses and suspenders opting for smokey eyes and tousled hair.
Working in the fashion industry for over two decades she is used to being photographed wearing next to nothing and describes how this has affected her body image.
'It's not like [I] wake up in the morning going, "Oh I'm so perfect, I don't need to do anything".'
'Every [model] I know in this business has the same issues as every other woman, maybe more so. You can easily be made to feel self-conscious in this job.
'It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini. If someone is painting neon circles around parts of your body, like those pathetic tabloid magazines.' She told the Telegraph.
Regine: To maintain her envious physique Christensen says she boxes twice a week when she's at home in New York and for her skin she swears by greasy moisturisers and tonic sprays
Despite her unease, Christensen has accepted a host of assignments in recent years appearing in French Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle as well as working for brands including Habitat, Reebok, Carlsberg and Specsavers.
After giving birth to her son Mingus in 1999Christensen retired from the catwalk, which she dominated throughout the Eighties.
To maintain her envious physique she boxes twice a week at home in New York and for supple skin she swears by greasy moisturisers and tonic sprays.
Christensenrecently reunited with contemporaries Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova and Yasmin Le Bon to star in Duran Duran's new music video, Girl Panic!