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China Machado

Noelie Dasouza Machado, known as China Machado, was a Chinese-born American fashion model, editor, and television producer. She was the first model of color to appear in a major American fashion magazine, in the February 1959 issue of Harper’s Bazaar.

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No man has ever paid a single bill in my life - I didn't want it.
I have no nationality, no country.
I have always done things that made me happy. I work with people I like, and I do the job I like. I only see people who I like to be with. I have led a wonderful life. β€” Β© China Machado
I have always done things that made me happy. I work with people I like, and I do the job I like. I only see people who I like to be with. I have led a wonderful life.
I never dreamt that I would do all the things that I have done. But things just happened to me all the time.
I am China, pronounced as Chee-na. And I think it's time the world lets older women age gracefully.
When you look at the runway now, the girls are 15 and 16 years old with no knowledge of clothes, no idea how to project themselves. I was trained how to show off the dress, how to move to make the clothes look better.
A model needs to know how to project herself into the camera.
I make myself lie down every afternoon; otherwise I'll be too exhausted by the night-time. If I can't nap, I'll watch a little bit of TV and just relax for two or three hours.
I'm practical. I see something, and I do it.
Originally a stylist took terrible dresses and did everything she could to make them wonderful. Now, you create an image. It's much more specialized.
Age is not a taboo in the fashion industry. One should learn what to wear to look good at any age.
I wonder if it is harder for a woman who was beautiful to get older or a woman who was never looked at.
I have some regrets that I might have hurt men in my life. But they can take care of themselves.
When Dick Avedon died, I was so upset that I just started painting.
I take off my makeup with Ponds cold cream, and then I wash myself with gentle soap and water, and that's it.
I cook the food of Macau, my roots and soul food.
I would never become a big, big model in the commercial sense because I was such a type; you couldn't use me in everything.
I'm not an outdoor girl. I can barely swim. I don't ride a horse.
If there's one thing I could attribute my strength to, I would say it's the gift of laughter, which I inherited from my mother's side. β€” Β© China Machado
If there's one thing I could attribute my strength to, I would say it's the gift of laughter, which I inherited from my mother's side.
You can't worry about ageing because that's the worst thing. If you start, then you just keep finding more things you don't like, and then you're finished. There are a lot of things I could have done to my face, but it would never stop.
I do not really shop. Most of my clothes I make. I dress simply.
When people ask me about modeling, what it was like, I say, "It was fabulous!" If you can use it in the right way - to travel to meet other people, to learn how to dress, to make some money - I think it's great. But I also think it takes girls. If they don't know how to handle themselves, or if they do it just for a little time and are not successful, then they get terribly depressed about themselves.
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