Forever Françoise

Chansonnière, style icon, but above all one thing: simply cool. That is Francoise Hardy. We remember a special moment in Paris - and are of course also very pleased to present our latest project to you in the course of this.
Text Wiebke Brauer
Photo Getty Images

The impact that chanson icon Françoise Hardy has had over the past sixty years is nothing short of astounding. Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones – they all fawned over the girl with the long legs and sad songs, and to this day every self-respecting musician cites her as a source of inspiration. Directors such as François Ozon and Wes Anderson have used her songs in their films (most beautifully in Moonrise Kingdom). And then there’s Hardy’s look, which is constantly being reinterpreted. The head-to-toe leather outfit is considered one of the most important trends for the fall. By the way, the photo that you see here from 1969 was not posed. During the Paris Fashion Week, Françoise Hardy used the Honda to commute between her apartment and the shows.

“Françoise Hardy was notorious before she became famous.”

Aus der »Paris Match«

→ You can read - and hear - even more about Francoise Hardy soon. Once in the new book "Coolness" by ramp editor-in-chief and creative director Michael Köckritz, but also at an upcoming, inspiring get-together as part of the book launch. Until then? You can enjoy our official rampstyle playlist - with the participation of Francoise Hardy, of course.

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