We’ve all been going mad here at ShinyStyle for the seventies and boho trends over the last few weeks, so it seems only fair to pay tribute to one of the trend’s most important icons, Jane Birkin. The actress and singer was right in the middle of it all through the late sixties and seventies and was one of that period’s most well-remembered and well-dressed women.
The then-lover and collaborator of French lothario Serge Gainsbourg, and an impressive film actress, everyone wanted a piece of her. It’s no wonder that Hermes designed a bag in her name in 1984.
You know that you’re obviously a big deal when women like Kate Moss are citing you as one of their main style inspirations. When you look at photos of Jane from the period which she is so famous for, she embodies the laid-back cool hippy spirit of that time: bare feet, scruffy hair, denim and floaty prints which are – surprise surprise – all parts of pretty much the coolest trend right now.
In celebration of Jane Birkin, retro style and all things seventies, we’ve put together a gallery with some of the actress’ best looks and pieces on the high street to recreate them. Aren’t we good to you, readers?