He was a brooding Parisian troubadour, she, a willowy model/ actress with enviable fashion sense (yep, the classic Hermès tote was named after her). Together, they were the ultimate It couple, inspiring both awe and envy with their 13-year love affair.
Oh L'Amour: Never-Before-Seen Pics of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg
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Now a new photo book from Taschen, Jane & Serge: A Family Album, has revealed never-before-seen photos—shot by Jane's brother Andrew— of the couple's life together. Intrigued? So were we. Click through to see a few of our favorite snapshots from the book.
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Serge, Jane, and friends at a launch for a new nightclub in Deauville, 1969.
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Jane getting on the Isle of Wight ferry with baby Charlotte, 1971.
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The couple about to board the night sleeper to Paris, 1969.
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Jane at the family cottage in the Isle of Wight, 1972.