When she booked an appointment at the London hairdresser, House of Leonard, in 1966, Twiggy was given a blonde crop that 'made her look like Bambi' and would instantly change her modest existence. The same year, she was dubbed The Face of 66 by a British newspaper and her international career was launched. Emerging as a peculiar androgynous and extremely skinny beauty the public was not used to, photographers and stylists nonetheless appreciated her photogenic appearance that perfectly spoke to emerging consumers that were teenagers who bought Twiggy Barbie dolls, Twiggy eye-liner and twiggy dresses – transforming the model into an extraordinary marketing tool. From the 1970s, Twiggy moved to acting an appeared in the stage production of Cinderella, the films, The Boy Friend and W before returning to the public's attention in the 2000s as a jury for America's Next Top Model and as a Marks & Spencer's face. The British model remains today the fashion epitome of the Swinging Sixties and was offered her very own retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery, in London, in 2009.