Tag Archives: 1960s

Marisa Berenson top model in the 1960s


Marisa Berenson was born in New York and started modeling in the early 1960s. She was a worldwide known socialite and according to Yves Saint Laurent, she became “the girl of the Seventies”. Marisa also played major roles in many films among them Barry Lyndon in 1975.

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Jean Shrimpton top model in the 1960s


Jean Shrimpton was an English model who started modeling in 1960 aged 17 and soon became worldwide known as “the shrimp”. She had an affair during 4 years with famous photographer David Bailey who made her one of his favourite models in “swinging London”.  

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Twiggy top model in the 1960s


Twiggy was born in 1949 in a London suburb. She became a worldwide famous model in the mid sixties with the coming of the controversial miniskirts in the “swinging London”. She looked very special with her boyish short haircut, her black eyelashes and her very thin body.

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Smart skirt suits in 1968


In 1968, the skirt suit would be a proper way to dress smart for special occasions, wedding, going out at night and at the office. Jackets are rather short and gently waisted, skirts are just above the knee in various shapes, “A” line or pencil. All these are mostly fully lined. Of course wearing a hat and gloves would complete ...

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