Marisa Berenson 1970s Top Model


Marisa Berenson 1970s Top Model

Marisa Berenson was one of the highest paid top fashion models of the late 1960s and early 1970s and she was a darling of fashion magazine "Vogue". The grandchild of famous designer Elsa Schiaparelli, Marisa Berenson entered the showbiz as a fashion model and became one of the most successful models during the late 1960s and early 1970s thanks to her frequent appearance on Vogue magazine and later in Time Magazine. She was known as "The Queen of the Scene" for her frequent appearances at nightclubs and other social venues in her youth. Yves Saint Laurent dubbed her "the girl of the Seventies". After working as a model, she became an actress in the early to mid 1970s and became famous for her outstanding roles in the movies “Death in Venice” (1971), “Cabaret” (1972) and “Barry Lyndon (1975).

"Once upon a time there were ladies who were totally secure within their own environment. These ladies, so amusing and delicious, illustrated on these covers of Vogue, were the illusion of dreaming. These tantalizing come-on girls on these covers were the curtain-raisers to the world of opportunity and the future" Diana Vreeland, noted columnist of Harper's Bazaar and Vogue.