Manon 70 (1968) Part IV

Manon has met another sugar daddy who knows nothing about the existence of her boyfriend and sends her to La Côte d’Azur for a vacation. But hey Manon takes her boyfriend with her and lazies around on a speedboat. Reminds me of that trend called ‘Boyfriend’, Manon has borrowed one of those big thick wooly […]

Manon 70 (1968) Part III

At Ungaro Manon arrives at Ungaro to collect a made-to-order outfit. Her white coat screams contradictions, tiny collar, huge patched pockets, A-line and slightly too short sleeves. The new suit, candy pink, jacket and matching skirt The orange hole dress worn while dancing in a club. I love that picture! Finally Manon sails off Paris […]

Manon 70 (1968) Part II

Manon is what we call in France a ‘courtisane’ a beautiful woman with ‘low morals’ who gravitates around wealthy and influencial men. When she truly falls in love with a young journalist (I suppose that’s Jean Aurel’s idea of a ‘poor’ man), things start to get rather complicated. You necessarily miss some interest and possible […]