Cynthia Bailey is a world renowned model, amazing mother, and business savvy entrepreneur. rolling out photographer DeWanye Rodgers explains how amazing it was to see Bailey shed her reality show cover,

And there it was … that was the moment I had been anticipating. That was the instant when I realized why Bailey always felt so out of place when viewed through a ”Housewives”-colored lens. It was because she owned who she was, and she wasn’t pretending at all for anyone.

“Following my heart and my instincts has served me pretty well so far, and I don’t plan on changing my strategy now.”

I think that I look good to be this age, and I hope that I can encourage other women to own their age as well.

I’m so thankful to be where I am today — especially after experiencing so many highs and lows along the way.