As people across America fall in love with the grace and style of the First Lady, Michelle Obama, it might seem odd at first to hear any negative critique about her always flawless appearance. But for Iman, the 53-year-old supermodel and wife of David Bowie, Michelle is more than just a pretty face.

 

"Mrs. Obama is not a great beauty,” Iman tells Parade.com. “But she is so interesting looking and so bright. That will always take you farther."

 

Iman, who could easily pass for 40 with her glowing skin and gorgeous smile, thinks looks can be totally overrated.

 

"When you’re a great beauty, it’s always downhill for you," she explains. "If you’re someone like Mrs. Obama, you just get better with age.”

 

If "going downhill" involves looking like Michelle or Iman, sign us up!

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