Cindy Crawford at Live Talks LA

Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford in conversation with Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times fashion critic. (Photo credit: Melissa Curtin)

Live Talks LA provided an intimate conversation with Supermodel Cindy Crawford. She has been on the road completing a book tour with her new book Becoming chronicling her journey from small town girl to her start in New York City to traveling all over the world, when her rise of fame occurred when blonds were the only major models and she was told to have her signature mole removed. As many of us know who grew up in the 80’s, Cindy’s career was at a time when models were truly Supermodels.

In her new book Cindy looks back at pivotal moments in her life and career, sharing engaging stories of her professional and personal evolution, and the lessons she learned along the way, illustrated by 150 stunning and iconic images, as well as never-before-published photographs from her personal archive.

We were impressed with not only Cindy’s unbelievable beauty, but how well spoken she is combined with her poise, candor, calmness and elegance during this intimate conversation with Live Talks LA. Here are some of our favorite LaLaScoop quotes.

Cindy Crawford's new book Becoming at Live Talks LA. (Photo credit: Melissa Curtin)
Cindy Crawford’s new book Becoming at Live Talks LA. (Photo credit: Melissa Curtin)

Cindy Crawford on turning 50 (although she doesn’t look at day older than 28):

You’re much more comfortable in your own skin. Maybe because it’s looser.

Cindy on the key to life:

It’s doing work you love, being in relationships that feed you, and having gratitude.

Cindy on tips for modeling:

It is going with the lighting. It is knowing how to show off the clothes, knowing the brand.

Cindy on some of the great photographers she worked with over the years:

They trusted their aesthetic. They knew who they are and what they loved.

Cindy on her daughter’s budding modeling career:

It shouldn’t feel like pressure.

Cindy on her thoughts about botox and plastic surgery:

I learned to not have judgements about that. Beauty gives you confidence.

Cindy on social media and modeling today:

I like social media because models can represent themselves as they want to fans. You can see their real personalities come through….

She shared a funny story about sleeping in bed one night with her kids, since her husband was out with George Clooney. She woke up around midnight to check the guest bedroom, where he might sleep if he came home late. So, she crawled into bed with what she thought was her husband in the guest bedroom, to find out it was George Clooney. Her hubby was in her daughter’s room. Later, this scenario was used for a commercial for her husband’s tequila company.

Listen below for more LaLaScoop on Cindy, as she shares where she placed her energies in life was reflective of where she was at the time.

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