Lifestyle Food These Photos of Young Martha Stewart Prove She's an Ageless Beauty Martha Stewart turns 80 on Aug. 3, but these photos of her from her modeling days prove that she has always had the 'it' factor By Andrea Wurzburger Updated on August 3, 2021 08:40 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Frank Horvat/Condé Nast via Getty; Noam Galai/Getty 01 of 12 Don Murray/ZUMAPRESS.com Martha Stewart has always looked elegant and classic, as evidenced by her high school yearbook photo from 1959. 02 of 12 Frank Horvat/Condé Nast via Getty Then Martha Kostyra, she was a student at Barnard College when she was named one of Glamour's 10 best-dressed college girls. 03 of 12 Anthony Camerano/AP/Shutterstock Stewart was ahead of her time: here, she wears shorts while on campus at Barnard College, a decision that was quite controversial in 1960! 04 of 12 Martha Stewart/Instagram Stewart posted this throwback to Instagram saying, "A photo from my modeling days — even then I loved cows and farms and country." 05 of 12 Susuan Wood/Getty Stewart started modeling at 15 and continued through college. Her clients ranged from Unilever to Chanel. She even made hunting for chicken eggs look chic! 06 of 12 Evelyn Floret/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images/Getty Would you expect anything less than perfection when attending a party at Stewart's home? 07 of 12 Martha Stewart/Instagram A fanny pack and a visor? Stewart knew how to hike in style! 08 of 12 Martha Stewart/Instagram Where can we buy this gold jacket? 09 of 12 Walter McBride/MediaPunch Martha alongside her pal, Oprah Winfrey, in 1995. 10 of 12 Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Even in coveralls and gardening gloves, Stewart looks fantastic. 11 of 12 Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Born to be wild! Stewart struck a pose on a motorcycle in this 1990 shot. 12 of 12 Ron Galella Collection via Getty Looking ever-so-chic in a floor-length black gown and pearls, topped off with a bit of champagne!