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Glamorous, glitzy grandmas turn Beijing into their own personal catwalk

China, Beijing
August 27, 2019 at 18:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

A group of elderly models, who call themselves 'Glamma', have become a huge hit on the mobile app TikTok and are taking to the streets of Beijing with their catwalk videos, as footage filmed on Tuesday shows.

The group consisting of four glamorous grandmothers, Wei Lin, Nianwen Wang, Xinghuo Wang, Yang Sun, are all aged between 67 and 73.

They were modeling enthusiasts who became good friends after participating in the same modeling club after retiring.

"We have influence on young people. When they see how graceful and comfortable we are in our old age, they tell me that they are not afraid of becoming old any more," said Wei Lin.

In June, the four friends decided to model professionally and have been a viral sensation ever since.

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A group of elderly models, who call themselves 'Glamma', have become a huge hit on the mobile app TikTok and are taking to the streets of Beijing with their catwalk videos, as footage filmed on Tuesday shows.

The group consisting of four glamorous grandmothers, Wei Lin, Nianwen Wang, Xinghuo Wang, Yang Sun, are all aged between 67 and 73.

They were modeling enthusiasts who became good friends after participating in the same modeling club after retiring.

"We have influence on young people. When they see how graceful and comfortable we are in our old age, they tell me that they are not afraid of becoming old any more," said Wei Lin.

In June, the four friends decided to model professionally and have been a viral sensation ever since.

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