Paris style icone: Jane Birkin


Jane Birkin is one of my all time favourite style inspiration.

She spices beautiful classics in a sassy way, is super sexy but never tacky and both boyish and ultra-feminine.

The “petite anglaise” has become a figure of french style.

Here are some of her looks I love and that can still inspire us today.

1. Jane loves jeans

Jane Birkin patch jeans

And forever will…

Jane Birkin 2000

2. Janes loves to show her beautiful legs

Jane Birkin mini sequin dress

Catherine et cie movie

3. Boyish makes her look super feminine

Her tiny boobs are part of her sexyness.

She is not afraid of forgetting bra under a simple T-shirt or under a with shirt

Jane Birkin all white

The masculine costume is her ally….

Either mixed with sexy high boots

Jane Birkin short suit

Flats and sneakers are also her everyday favourites.

4. She carries her “panier en osier” everywhere

Even when going out (never be overdressed is a parisian motto)

Ok she bares it all, but that’s her so it’s fine!

Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg

6. Jane always keeps it simple…

And Serge is as stylish as her

Jane Birkin short trench

7. She is not shy to go crazy


8. Above all: she wears a radiant smile


And forever will!

Jane Birkin today 2

And you, what do you think of Jane Birkins style?

11 Responses to “Paris style icone: Jane Birkin”
  1. Catherine says:

    What do I love most about this post? You posted a recent pic of Jane Birken in her glorious maturity! I thank you so much for doing that.
    Oftentimes we older women are overlooked and invisible to the fashion industry. It’s as though we are no longer relevant.
    So–I thank you. Birkin is one of my fashion icons–as is Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Catherine Deneuve and the ever amazing Bardot!
    Merci encore!

  2. Jo says:

    Great post except small breasts are in no way, shape, or form “boyish”.

    • Aloïs Guinut says:

      Hello, Thanks. Never said her small boobs were boyish. I said she was a bit. But maybe it is the word tomboy I was looking for “a mix a tomboy attitude and feminity”. Pardon my french.

  3. sunbystar says:

    I did not know the photo with the transparent dress.
    I find it quite interesting because when Kate Moss dressed a similar one all people was amazed by how transgresor she was.
    Great post.

  4. to me the true birkin bag is that straw basket, rarely see her with a birkin. in fact, she long ago auctioned hers off.

  5. Christine says:

    Love this article. I follow your blog because your style of writing is so simple and refreshing and actually helps me remember more style tips than the more elaborate blogs. However, I noticed that you deleted all posts except this one. Is this true or is my browser playing tricks on me?

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