Dubbed the “It Girl” by Yves Saint Laurent in the early 1970s, Marisa Berenson is the original modern muse—inspiring fashion designers, photographers, stylists, and fashion editors for four decades. The granddaughter of the legendary designer Elsa Schiaparelli—Berenson’s meteoric rise in fashion began at age sixteen, leading to numerous covers—her first was in 1970—in Vogue, followed by Harper’s Bazaar, Time, Newsweek, and editorials in countless other magazines.
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