SPRING 2009 GUEST DESIGNER / JANE BIRKIN

JANE BIRKIN
JANE BIRKIN | SPRING 2009 LINE ART

JANE BIRKIN / CHANTEUSE / ACTRESS / MUSE / PARIS RESIDENT / AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AND AIDS ACTIVIST / MOTHER OF KATE BARRY / CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG AND LOU DOILLON / SPRING 2009 GUEST DESIGNER V-NECK AND TANK DESIGNED BY JANE BIRKIN / MORE ABOUT JANE BIRKIN

JANE BIRKIN V-NECK / 100% CASHMERE / RAW EDGE V-NECK SWEATER / SEXY AND SLOUCHY / OPEN NECKLINE EXPOSES COLLARBONES / FITTED SHOULDER AREA / 3/4 SLEEVES / MADE IN ITALY OF ORGANIC SCOTTISH CASHMERE / LAYER OVER LONGER JANE BIRKIN TANK / MIX AND MATCH / COLORS / BLACK / GREY HEATHER / MOCHA HEATHER

JANE BIRKIN TANK / 100% CASHMERE / SCOOPNECK TANK / RELAXED SEXY FIT / LONGER LENGTH / DELICATE HAND CROCHET FINISH AT NECKLINE AND ARMHOLE / MADE IN ITALY OF ORGANIC SCOTTISH CASHMERE / LAYER UNDER V-NECK / MIX AND MATCH / COLORS / BLACK / GREY HEATHER / MOCHA HEATHER

ORGANIC 100% CASHMERE / GOTS CERTIFIED ORGANIC FIBER AND PROCESS / NO CHEMICAL CONTAMINANTS USED IN FIBER PRODUCTION PROCESS / MODERN COMBING INDUSTRY LEAVES NO TOXIC SOLVENT RESIDUES / UNDYED YARN OR USE OF LOW IMPACT DYE PROCESS LEAVES FIBERS FREE OF POTENTIAL CARCINOGENS

LONDON-BORN / DAUGHTER OF AN ACTRESS AND ROYAL NAVY CAPTAIN / IN 1966 AT AGE 20 MADE WAVES IN MICHAELANGELO ANTONIONI'S 'BLOW-UP'

WIFE / LOVER / COLLABORATOR AND MUSE OF FRENCH MUSIC ICON SERGE GAINSBOURG / RECORDED 1969'S SCINTILLATING AND CONTROVERSIAL HIT 'JE T'AIME MOI NON PLUS' WITH GAINSBOURG / CENSORSHIP CONCERNS AND SALES SPIKED / MAKING HEADLINES FOR THEIR BARRIER-PUSHING WORK AND BOHEMIAN LIFESTYLE / THE DUO BECAME ONE OF FRANCE'S MOST MYTHICAL ROMANCES

PLAYED BRIGITTE BARDOT'S PARAMOUR IN 1973'S 'IF DON JUAN WERE A WOMAN' /1973 RECORDED FIRST SOLO ALBUM 'DI DOO DAH' / LATER RECORDED 'AMOURS DES FEINTES' / 'LOLITA GO HOME' AND 'RENDEZ-VOUS'

1975 STARRED IN THE FILM INSPIRED BY 'JE T'AIME MOI NON PLUS' / DIRECTED BY GAINSBOURG / THE EVOCATIVE AND SENSUAL FILM CHALLENGED FRENCH CENSORS / NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTRESS CESAR AWARD

1981 WED DIRECTOR JACQUES DOILLON / STARRED IN HIS 'LA FILLE PRODIGUE AND LA PIRATE' / BECAME NAMESAKE OF THE HERMES' BIRKIN BAG

GAINSBOURG WENT ON RECORDING, USING BIRKIN AS MUSE, UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1990 / LOSS SHOCKED BIRKIN AWAY FROM MUSIC UNTIL 1996 / ENCOURAGED BY DEVOTED FANS, RELEASED 'A LA LEGERE,' A GAINSBOURG-INFLUENCED ALBUM IN 1998 / CONTINUED TO RECORD AND PERFORM IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH / COLLABORATED WITH FRANCOISE HARDY / BRYAN FERRY / RUFUS WAINWRIGHT / PET SHOP BOYS / JOHNNY MARR / FEIST AND MORE

DIRECTED AND ACTED IN 2007'S BOXES / EARNED PLACEMENT IN CANNES FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION / CONTINUES TO TOUR THE GLOBE / PERFORMS GAINSBOURG'S SONGS AS WELL AS THOSE OF HER OWN

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