Christie Brinkley heats up the internet with stunning swimsuit throwback photos from the 80s

Christie Brinkley takes a trip down memory lane with vintage magazine photoshoots. Source: Getty

At 69 years old, Christie Brinkley has been featured on countless magazine covers over the course of her illustrious career.

Now the grandmother of six is taking a trip down memory lane, sharing a series of throwback photos from the 80s showcasing her earlier days as a model.

One of the posts includes a snapshot of her cover of the July 4, 1983 issue of Us magazine.

In the photo, she is seen wearing a white strapless bikini and striking a pose with one leg bent in the air, while her blonde hair flows in the wind.

The magazine cover also includes various headlines about Brinkley’s personal and professional life at the time, including her new relationship, upcoming book, and movie projects.


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“Throwing it back to these #hotstuff days in 1983 …now Now in 2023 it’s more like throwing out your back and reaching for some hot stuff to put on it!” Brinkley wrote in her caption.

Many of Brinkey’s fans were delighted to see the model’s vintage covers, with one fan saying “you look the same as you did 40 years ago!! You are living proof that eating healthy, staying active, loving, laughing and staying curious are the keys to aging fantastically!! ”

While another wrote, “hilarious caption! So true move it or lose it my mantra everyday soon to be a young 65 , I teach Pilates and practice everyday.”

But Binkley’s nostalgia trip doesn’t end there, days later the blonde bombshell shared yet another vintage magazine cover photo, this time from You Magazine. 


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Even now, the famous model is still comfortable with sharing her photos in bathing suits on social media, telling Fox News in 2021 she does it as a way to break ageist stereotypes of women.

“I post these pictures because I hear from women my age all the time that say, ‘Thank you for changing the way people think about the numbers,’” she said at the time.

“Back in the day, numbers represented something. I remember people thinking that after 30, you should never wear your hair past your shoulders or your hemline needed to hover your knee caps.”

“I’ve always found those rules so limiting,” she continued.

“Everybody’s different, everybody’s unique. But it’s like telling a gymnast she can’t do flips past a certain age. It doesn’t make sense. If you’ve got great legs, show them. If there’s something about yourself that you really love, celebrate that. Don’t be controlled by those numbers.”

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