Jane Birkin: The British actress who became a French icon

She was an icon in France: British actress, singer and muse to many. In this issue, we honor Jane Birkin, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 76. A French cultural icon and lover and collaborator of France’s most admired singer, Serge Gainsbourg, the Englishwoman even owned a luxurious Hermès watch. A handbag named after her. Music critic Marjorie Hache talks to Eve Jackson about her life and legacy.

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