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Fabcon: Anita Pallenberg

Oh, what I would give to travel back to the '60s and be a fly on the wall when Anita Pallenberg, once common-law wife of Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, ruled the rock 'n roll scene. It was a largely male-dominated industry, yet Anita had a unique musical influence over the band.

Born on January 25, 1946 in Rome, Italy, Anita was a model, actress, and has more recently become a fashion designer. But nothing makes her more well-known than her non-musical connection to the Stones. Besides having three children with Keith, Anita was romantically involved with band member Brian Jones, and also rumored to have hooked up with Mick Jagger. Given Anita's wild ways, I wouldn't be surprised.

While Anita's partying ways are intriguing, I'm more drawn to her unfussy boho style. Before the Siennas and the Kates (she's actually friends with Kate), Anita epitomized the hippie-chic style. Everything we wear now, she's already worn: stacked bangles, fur coats, gladiator sandals, wide belts . . . Because of her sass, courage, and style, she carved herself a place in the world. And what a rockin' place!

To see more stylish vintage photos of Anita,


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preete preete 8 years
WOW! she has a great style.
preete preete 8 years
WOW! she has a great style.
stpattygirl stpattygirl 8 years
She's my style icon!!!! (hence her photo as my avatar) I've almost always worn my hair like hers (blonde with bangs). Love her!!!
linday_love linday_love 8 years
love the rolling stones my dad always played it!I loved her and bianca jaggers style they rock!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Lord I hate the Rolling Stones.
blob blob 8 years
Anita was FABULOUS back then. Absolutely Fabulous! Unfortunately, they only have 2 surviving children. Keef always got the beautiful blondes! Keef ROCKS!
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
I almost got my hair cut like how she had it in the movie Performance. I love music and clothes from the 1960s.
emalove emalove 8 years
I didn't either, ur_momm...and The Stones are my favorite. Pretty cool!
ur_momm ur_momm 8 years
Wow despite being a Stones fan, i never really knew about her.I am loving her style though. (minus the fur!!!)
ur_momm ur_momm 8 years
Wow despite being a Stones fan, i never really knew about her. I am loving her style though. (minus the fur!!!)
mlen mlen 8 years
i read a hysterically fascinating interview with keith richards in gq. she was mentioned in it. the article was great though
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