as brigitte bardot

“When the Bardot family arrived in the village on a boat from Saint-Raphael, the two parents with Brigitte and Mijanou, they stopped to have breakfast at our place. I ran to buy some fougasse bread and then I watched Brigitte. She fascinated me. And I wasn’t the only one. Her tiny waist and slender beauty drove all the boys wild and they could talk of nothing else. The whole village watched her admiringly when she strolled around on those long tapering legs that never seemed to touch the ground and gave her that unique way of walking.”

- Simone Duckstein, who has become an emblematic figure on the Saint-Tropez cultural scene, remembers as a child seeing Brigitte in the streets of Saint-Tropez where her parents rented a house