During the New York Fashion Week, Professor at Fordham University Lyn Slater was meeting with her friend for lunch outside the Lincoln Center not knowing her life will change forever that day. Suddenly she was surrounded by foreign journalists and huge crowd allured by all the cameras and attention she was getting. That was the moment that spinningly took her life for an unforgettable ride. Everyone has mistaken her for a famous fashion icon and made professor Lyn Slater an ‘Accidental Icon‘, which made her blog of the same name rise to fame. She’s not a typical haute couture model which only adds to her appeal. At the age of 63, she decries age-based discrimination in both fashion industry and in everyday life. “I think, if you are comfortable in what you’re wearing, no matter how old you are and you’re owning it, you’re going to look completely fine,” says Slater. Currently signed to Elite London, world’s leading modeling company. She’s admired for her unstoppable attitude, and edgy and hip style, while her Instagram page keeps on trending extremely positive with over 173k followers.