It says a lot about one's status as a fashion icon when your namesake handbag is declared a better investment than gold. This week a BagHunter study revealed the Hermés Birkin bag outpaced the price of gold and the S&P 500 in the last 35 years. So in honor of Jane Birkin, the singer, actress and woman who inspired the fashion world's ultimate luxury, here's a look back at some of her most memorable looks from back then, that look totally modern for right now. Styling tips abound. Scroll through and study every one.
Here she is with Serge Gainsbourg in 1969, looking eternally chic and cool in the kind of sheer dress that screams ss16 and would be viral red carpet clickbait today.