Jane Birkin

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Beehives and Biba: 60s fashion comes out swinging in 2024
From the revival of a London style mecca to TV’s Palm Royale, the decade’s trends are making a comeback

Ellie Violet Bramley

05, Apr, 2024 @10:44 AM

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Sex, Mozart and chanting monks … the 20 best Euro-pop UK hits – ranked!
As Nena’s 99 Red Balloons turns 40, we look back at the best continental foreign-language songs that achieved cross-Channel success

Alexis Petridis

28, Mar, 2024 @2:23 PM

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Hermès sued in California over claims it only sells Birkins to ‘worthy’ customers
Class-action lawsuit alleges luxury retailer allows only customers with ‘sufficient purchase history’ to buy handbag

Guardian staff and agency

20, Mar, 2024 @4:06 PM

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Blokecore, The Waste Land and Maggie Smith: the year in fashion
In 2023 there have been highs, lows, brilliance and misfires – and that’s just the clothes. We take a look back at the catwalks, inspiration and snacks that have been in-demand

Ellie Violet Bramley

26, Dec, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Jane Birkin remembered by Charlotte Rampling
As English actors who first met on a film set in 60s London then made a home in France, their lives ran on parallel lines

17, Dec, 2023 @3:00 PM

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‘A salon, a studio, a brothel’: inside Serge Gainsbourg’s Paris home
Tours for fans are now available of the house where the musician and poet lived for three decades

Kim Willsher in Paris

01, Oct, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Grayson Perry’s art knows no borders
Brief letters: Englishness in Edinburgh | Yorkshire puddings | Jane Birkin v ’Allo ’Allo! | Jogging

26, Jul, 2023 @5:36 PM

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Jane Birkin’s Gallic style booms on resale sites after her death
Sites report leap in interest in singer’s signature accoutrements – not least her namesake bag

Morwenna Ferrier

17, Jul, 2023 @6:45 PM

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Letter: Jane Birkin obituary
Peter Rankin writes: You might say that Peter Brook is another name that could be added to Jane Birkin’s long list of eminent directors

Peter Rankin

17, Jul, 2023 @3:56 PM

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Je T’Aime … Moi Non Plus was the succès de scandale of 1969 – but Jane Birkin’s music was far more than that
In her collaborations with Serge Gainsbourg, Birkin left a permanent mark on pop – and her underrated solo albums of dark, strange songs are ripe for rediscovery

Alexis Petridis

16, Jul, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Jane Birkin: a tremendous screen presence with a gift for creative collaboration | Peter Bradshaw
Birkin made a sensational impact in Blow-Up, and went on to become a classy performer for a number of major French directors – notably Godard and Agnès Varda

Peter Bradshaw

16, Jul, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Jane Birkin, actor and singer, dies aged 76
Best known for the sexually explicit 1969 hit Je t’aime … moi non plus, her adopted France took her to its heart

Kim Willsher in Paris and Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

16, Jul, 2023 @4:20 PM

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