If we had to choose a first icon that linked cinema and fashion surely the name of Sarah Bernhardt would be the one that would come to mind, however, in their dramatic historical interpretations rarely the bags had a moment of prominence.
In the hangover week of the Goya and at the gates of the Oscars, we would like in this brief post to do our modest tribute to the actresses and join us up to #gamepersonmasfemeninos. For this we have made a select tour of four emblematic female characters inside and outside the big screen.
Who does not remember the delicate and cryptic character of Jean Seberg in A Bout de Souffle, (At the End of the Getaway) by Jean-Luc Godard. The cosmopolitan American student in Paris has a small bag that accompanies all her outfits and which has become part of the iconic image of Michel and Patricia on the boulevards of Paris.
From the Nouvelle Vague we went to Italian Neorealism with Federico Fellini and his unforgettable La Dolce Vita. Not to mention the omnipresent Anita Ekberg, however, we stayed with the seemingly cold Anouk Aimée, whose elegance replete with fragile strength captive from the first frame.
And from old Europe we moved to the city of promises, N.Y. Two essential of the eighty that would mark the way to see and to understand of many women: Working Girl (Arms of Woman) and FlashDance.