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Joans Collins, 87, shows off her sensational bikini body on holiday

She's in St Tropez with husband Percy

Joan Collins looked better than ever as she relaxed poolside during her summer holiday in St Tropez.

The Dynasty star looked decades younger that her years as she showed off her slender frame and deep tan.

Dame Joan, 87, shared a snap of herself relaxing in a stripy bandeau top and bikini bottoms.

Donning an elegant sun hat, she looked effortlessly chic.

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Joan Collins with husband Percy Gibson earlier this year (Credit: Splash News)

Posting the picture to her 206,000 Instagram followers, Joan shared her love of reading.

Joan Collins hailed an “inspiration”

She wrote: “I love #reading – it’s one of my favorite #pastimes #literature #sainttropez.”

Fans rushed to compliment the actress on how fantastic she looked.

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One user wrote: “Only Joan can pull off wearing a bikini in her eighties.”

Another gushed: “You are such an inspiration. You look amazing and beautiful as always xxxx.”

Only Joan can pull off wearing a bikini in her eighties.

And a third praised: “What glamour and class you have, a true inspiration, you look wonderful.”

Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian shared his approval with a heart emoji.

How does Joan look so young?

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Joan Collins on Good Morning Britain (Credit: ITV)

Joan has escaped lockdown in the UK for an ultra-glam retreat to the South of France.

She has shared photos of her French adventures over the past few weeks.

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She’s enjoyed several luncheons and dinner dates with pal Piers Morgan.

And she’s also hosted the Delevingne family.

Travelling with her husband Percy Gibson, who is thought to be around 55, the star appears to be ignoring social distancing while abroad.

As for Joan’s fantastic physique, she says it is all down to her childhood.

Born in 1933, she says being born into austerity has prevented her from ever over indulging in food.

Speaking to Good Housekeeping, Joan said: “We didn’t have junk food. We were given cod liver oil every day and had to eat our greens. It’s sad to me to see older women getting heavy and losing their joie de vivire.”

And she told Grazia that she deliberately avoids lounging in direct sunlight.

She said: “I used to fry myself in the sun. Ever since I was 18 in the South of France, I’d turn a mahogany colour using a combination of baby oil and iodine.”

Joan added: “But the second I went to Hollywood I met my mentor who told me I’d be a crocodile if I carried on sitting in the sun.”

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