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Forever young? The cocooners defying ageism and lazy stereotypes

At 85, Judi Dench has become Vogue's latest cover model. But even as we celebrate the older generation, we are just as quick to stereotype them

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Judi Dench is still landing major movie roles at 85

Judi Dench is still landing major movie roles at 85

Judi Dench is still landing major movie roles at 85

Since he took up the gig as British Vogue's editor-in-chief in 2017, Edward Enninful has blown apart the usual dusty concept of 'ideal female beauty'.

Regardless of race, age, body size and physical ability, style icon status has been conferred on a swathe of individual trailblazers.

And now 85-year-old actress Judi Dench has become the magazine's latest cover star, a year after 81-year-old Jane Fonda became the magazine's oldest cover star.