The fashion world’s obsession with Brigitte Bardot has proven to be a long-lasting affair, which is why each year when her birthday rolls around, we find fresh ways to celebrate the icon and her influence. This go-around, we unearthed nine stunning photos that illustrate just how effervescent she is. Scroll down for our roundup, and tell us which image you love most in the comments below!
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Tousled hair plus a men’s button-down shirt equals our new lazy Sunday look.
Freckle envy ensues.
Did you know Bardot took ballet classes and was nicknamed “Little Doe” by her classmates?
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She proves the pussy-bow blouse can never go out of style!
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This dreamy photo makes us want to make a daisy crown.
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Smoky-eye goals, indeed.
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Bardot runs beachside in Cannes.
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In case you need a Halloween costume, we think this look is pretty stellar.
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A cozy knit with suede pants and boots is a great fall outfit formula.
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