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Tesla Founder Elon Musk’s Stylish Mother Used to Shop ‘a lot on a Budget’

Fashion tastemakers honored their peers at The Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars event Thursday in New York, where industry heavy-hitters were lauded for outstanding achievement.
At 70 years old, Oracle Award winner Maye Musk, a model whose career has spanned more than 50 years — and mother to billionaire Tesla magnate Elon — wants other women to know at her age “you’re just getting started.”
“I was mainly on a budget — a lot on a budget — 28 years ago,” Musk, dressed in Moncler, recalled her early fashion sense until she met her stylist, Julia Perry. “She said I needed to dress better… she said I need clothes that fit me better, more quality, less quality, and she has been dressing me since.”
Though she has a long history in the modeling world, the honoree said the power of social media has jettisoned inclusion in the industry. “When you go on Instagram and you’re not an 18-year-old tall white skinny girl, and people relate to you and fall in love with you, they follow you and the fashion industry figures out: ‘OK, I need to feature them in my runway shows and campaigns.’”
Meanwhile, Rebecca Minkoff had a cheeky response when asked to

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