Today marks the 42nd birthday of French actress, singer, and fashion icon Charlotte Gainsbourg. It was no surprise that the daughter of provocative Gallic musician Serge Gainsbourg and super-stylish Brit Jane Birken would grow up to become one of our favorite chic-yet-casual European fashion muses. (Seriously, listen to her parents sing about 1969).
Gainsbourg picks up where her mother left off when it comes to providing retro-classic style inspiration, and today seems the perfect day to celebrate that. Below, we've dissected some of the actress' style signatures--from hair and makeup to her go-to ensembles. Read on!