Imagine leading a mild mannered life as a professor at Fordham University, then suddenly, after 63 years, you gain instant fame. It happened to Lyn Slater when she went from ordinary to extraordinary after journalists mistook her as a fashion icon. Now this happy accident has forever changed her life for the better.
FROM PROFESSOR TO FAMOUS
Until recently, Lyn Slater had been a professor at Fordham University, which is definitely cool. Then she went to meet a friend for lunch, dressed unbelievably on point, and her world changed in the blink of a very fashionably eye.
RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME
She was standing outside of the Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week when some foreign journalists suddenly mistook her for someone important and surrounded her and started taking photos. In their defense, she looks like Madonna’s personal dresser with her incredible avant-garde look.
THE ACCIDENTAL ICON
She quickly attracted a crowd of spectators, which became a defining moment in her life. This made her blog called Accidental Icon, as Hot and as famous as she was quickly becoming.
Not only is Lyn unstoppable, but her edgy, hip style has given her Instagram page a major boost of 135k followers and more are bound to follow.
SHE’S SO HAUTE
Fashion is ageless, and no one knows this better than Lyn. Her unbelievable knack for donning the trendiest and most flattering outfits made her an instant icon. in the eyes of anyone who stumbled upon the rising star.
YOU’RE AS OLD AS YOU FEEL
For women like Lyn who obviously knows how to sport such chic couture, this kind of elegance along with a pinch of extravagance is universal, which means anyone can pull off such incredible looks by daring to have fun in life. Confidence, however, is what sells the outfit.
DRESSING ONE’S AGE
Lyn denounces age-based discrimination in the fashion industry and in everyday life. She feels that “if you’re comfortable in what you’re wearing, no matter how old you are and you’re owning it, you’re going to look completely fine”.
SHE’S THE MODEL OF EDUCATION
Lyn is currently signed to Elite London, one of the world’s leading modeling companies, and has already worked with brands such as Uniqlo and Mango.
SHE’S NOT INVISIBLE
Lyn’s fashion sense and style have helped her struggle against the invisibility that often comes with age. She also feels that people use language to put older women in their place and control their behavior, and she refuses to let that happen to her.
BE TRUE TO YOURSELF
Lyn definitely knows how to vogue, and we’re totally in love with her style and the confidence she exudes. She’s truly one hell of a fashion icon, and it’s clear from her social media accounts that she always was and will continue to be true to herself.