Brand: Chanel Year: 1971 Model: Jean Shrimpton Photographer: Helmut Newton In 1971 famed fashion photographer Helmut Newton shot Jean Shrimpton for an advertising campaign for the world's most famous fragrance. Jean Shrimpton was an icon of Swinging London and the ideal spokeswoman for...

Shrimpton, original It Girl, youthquaker extraordinaire and the face of Swinging '60s London, has many accolades to her name. But one of our favorites is originator of the miniskirt, a role took on unintentionally when she arrived for the Victoria Derby in Melbourne, Australia wearing a white...

Mick Jagger's first love, Chrissie Shrimpton, was either a hopeless romantic or simply just a madwoman — either way, an anonymous bidder is now the owner of The Rolling Stones frontman's famous locks. The younger sister of '60s supermodel Jean Shrimpton, who began dating Jagger at 17, got a...

the innocent country girl that Shrimpton was at that point, which makes the transformation into '60s sex icon all the more poignant. Never mind posh locations with Bailey: the Shrimp was on the floor, legs akimbo, complete with teddy bear or another prop. Skirts got shorter, progressively so...

Bailey left his wife to be with Shrimpton. In a BBC statement, Gillan says, 'Jean Shrimpton is an icon of the 'sixties and I am so excited to be playing somebody who had such a lasting impact on the fashion world. I can't wait to take on the challenge of bringing Jean and Bailey's fascinating...

January 1964 was declared the official start of the Youthquake 1960. This was the year of the Beatles, Courreges, Mary Quant, Jean Shrimpton (wearing Mary Quant), the mini skirt, and just about everything cool that manufacturers could hype the hordes of Baby Boomers, who had just decided to...

The BBC has released its first official image of Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) playing Jean Shrimpton, in the BBC Four bio-pic, We'll Take Manhattan. Welsh actor Aneurin Barnard stars alongside Gillan as photographer David Bailey. We'll Take Manhattan focuses on a Vogue photo shoot in New York in...

Iconic model, Jean Shrimpton, is about to become a point of discussion for a younger generation, as the BBC is set to make a film surrounding her influence on the fashion industry and relationship with photographer David Bailey! Experiencing the honor of playing the great Jean Shrimpton is...

Pictured: Jean Shrimpton in an evening dress photo by John French (1907-66), for London Town © Victoria and Albert Museum / V&A Prints Some of my readers my be too young to remember 1960s British Supermodel, Jean Shrimpton. The "Shrimp" as she was called was one of the first to popularize the...

Our second most-read article was on , and the interest in Bailey and Jean Shrimpton because of the BBC TV movie starring Karen Gillan and Aneurin Barnard earlier this year. The passing of Whitney Houston netted a lot of interest globally, and our article on celebrities paying tribute to her...

 

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