Deneuve, of some people

It’s Catherine Deneuve’s 70th birthday today, for which we flash back briefly to her younger days, when Yves Saint Laurent assumed responsibility for, um, dressing her. Here she’s actually sitting in the YSL showroom in Paris:

Catherine Deneuve in the YSL showroom, portrait by Giancarlo Botti

Very much a Sixties icon. In her own sixties — well, here’s the photo Vanity Fair ran with her Proust Questionnaire in January 2006:

Catherine Deneuve for Vanity Fair

Nobody ever looked bored quite as excitingly as Catherine Deneuve.


  1. Tatyana »

    23 October 2013 · 11:51 am

    I see that in her later years she wisely combined the brunette AND blonde look – probably tired of debating pro and con points of either (see the documented struggle here. On first photos she is with her sister Francoise , also actress, who died young in a car accident)

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