Fired At 43 For Being Old And Rehired At 63: Isabella Rossellini's Revolutionary Lancome Career
Isabella Rossellini, a famous Italian actress, was one of Lancôme's longtime leading models. But at the age of 43, the cosmetic brand made a shocking decision to fire her because they needed someone younger. As she says:
The advertising was aspirational, and even though they have clients of many ages, the desire was for youth.