January 19, 2011

more than just a bag

Jane Birkin
I can't just call her a muse for
the French songwriter, Serge Gainsbourg,
or the inspiration for the Hermes Birkin Bag.
She was an icon of the 60s
and bred a line of fashionistas to follow.

Vogue '66
Blow Up
On an Air France flight Jane pulled something out of her bag and all her papers fell to the floor. She complained to the passenger sitting next to her that the bag needed pockets. That passenger was the chairman of hermes, Jean-Louis Dumas.
Jane's daughters are carrying on her glamour...
Kate Barry-
Most famously known for her own fashion photography
Lou Doillon
Charlotte Gainsbourg