I’ve always been a fan of model and actress Lauren Hutton. With her rangy limbs and androgynous sense of style, she personifies a classic type of American woman. She has always looked as good in street photos wearing sneakers and khakis as she did in American Gigolo and on countless magazine covers. And, oh, that gap in her front teeth! It makes her look a little awkward, imperfect, geeky, and real. Sigh.
Apparently I’m not alone in my passions. In 1987, director Les Blank and friends made a documentary in praise of women with that distinctive gap. The trailer: