Emma Thompson defied her own harsh self-criticism by unleashing her alter ego in a series of high fashion dresses for a playful UK Vogue photoshoot.
The famous 62-year-old actress, who admitted she was ‘uncomfortable’ trying to appear ‘fashionable’, showed off her age-defying beauty as she reflected on the watershed moment when she turned 60. years.
She also discussed the “storms” in her 26-year relationship with actor Greg Wise, which she said made her a better person.
Wow: Emma Thompson, 62, showed off her age-defying beauty in haute couture dresses while admitting she’s not afraid of getting old in a British Vogue shoot
In just one look, Emma wore a striking red dress made up of layers of cascading tulle, fuchsia bows and red flowers.
Her blonde locks were tucked under a sleek raven wig as she draped herself over a concrete slab in central London.
Emma’s delicate hands were adorned with an eclectic selection of jewelry as Vogue revealed their revealing conversation before the shoot.
“I’m uncomfortable trying to look slim and fashionable because I’m not, and now it’s okay not to be,” she told the post, confirming that she didn’t want to be taken too seriously while filming with Juergen Teller. “I want to have a little fun.
Honest: The famous actress, 62, also reflected on the defining moment when she turned 60 and discussed “tstorms” during her 26-year relationship with actor Greg Wise
Getting older: she said: “I’m not really scared anymore. Well, I’m scared. Although it’s mostly small things. Not, for example, death. I feel like I could die anytime ‘
Reflection: Speaking of how ‘lucky’ she is to be with her husband, 54, she added, “There have been shitty storms, so you go through them. do on yourself ‘
Nonetheless, Emma’s cream dress stole the show as it featured a sculpted plunging neckline and a puffed collar that wrapped around her head.
She sported gold-edged boots and contemporary gold jewelry, remaining firmly the center of attention.
Emma, who plays Baroness von Hellman in the upcoming Disney movie Cruella, has revealed that since she turned 60, she has been living everyday like it’s her last but couldn’t help but sweat the little things.
Wow: British Vogue’s June issue is available for digital download and on newsstands now
She continued, “I’m not really scared anymore. Well, I’m scared. Although it’s mostly small things. Not, for example, death.
“I feel like I could die at any time,” she said with ease. “Then Covid happened. I had pneumonia so thought I better be careful, but no one has been through the woods yet. Anyone could die from this thing.
She also humbly said that the last six years with her husband, 54, have been the “best”.
She told the publication: “My mother once told me, ‘The first 20 years are the hardest.’
“I know it sounds funny, but Greg and I have been together for 26 years now and I would say the last six years have definitely been the best. I feel very, very lucky.
But, again, there have been some crappy storms so you go through them and get the job done. Unfortunately, this is mostly a job you have to do on your own.
Emma resides in London with her thespian partner. They share their daughter, Gaia Wise, 21, and their adopted son Tindyebwa Agaba Wise, 27.
Her interview in the June issue of British Vogue is available for digital download and on newsstands now.
Family: Emma resides in London with her thespian partner. They share daughter Gaia Wise, 21, and adopted son Tindyebwa Agaba Wise, 27 (pictured in 2018)