Reel Style: Birkin and Bardot-Inspired Looks

A new Gainsbourg biopic out this weekend has us looking to fall's groovy '60s ensembles a la Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot.

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A new Gainsbourg biopic out this week called "Gainsbourg: A Heroic LIfe," has us looking to fall's groovy '60s ensembles.
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The film documents the extraordinary life of the French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, who courted some of fashion's most legendary ladies -- in particular, Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot.
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Serge's minimalist mod look -- composed primarily of fitted black turtlenecks, tailored trousers and sunglasses -- reverberates through the fashion and music industries to this day.
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Similarly, Birkin and Bardot's groovy sixties garb continues to show up on the runway, particularly this season, when designers mined the swinging '60s for inspiration.
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We can see Birkin donning one of Bottega's colorful, textured coats -- particularly when paired with mod white tights.
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Burberry's stark white coat and fuzzy fur cap feels like something out of Bardot's closet circa 1968.
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Bright white pailettes give Stella McCartney's unusual cocktail dress a major mod vibe.
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Another 6'0s-inspired outerwear by Alberta Ferretti in brilliant orange.
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Victoria Beckham got into the '60s swing with clean, tailored outerwear in saturated shades of red, yellow and orange.
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A Birkin-esque mini dress from Behnaz Sarafpour.
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Like Serge, Jane Birkin often donned simple, vaguely Beatnik black turtlenecks, made feminine by the addition of a cute mini skirt.
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A super-'60s silver mini from Calvin Klein's fall 2011 collection.
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"Groovy" is the best way to describe this paisley mint dress from Philosophy.
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Big brass studs give Versace's black mini-dress a playful '60s flair.
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Jane Birkin was a champion of all-nude ensembles, and we think she'd go for Michael Kors' sleek champagne trousers and subtly-shimmering top.
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A playful striped short-suit from Timo Weiland is perfect for a modern Bardot.
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