The granddaughter of the legendary designer Elsa Schiaperalli, discovered by Vogue’s legendary editor Diana Vreeland, Marisa Berenson was one of the highest payed models in the world. She has worked with the greatest photographers such as Penn, Avedon, Bailey, Beaton, Newton, Hiro, Sokolski, and lately Meisel… She was also painted and filmed by Andy Warhol. She has inspired most of the famous designers from Yves Saint Laurent, Emanuel Ungaro, Valentino, Loris Azzaro to Azzedine AlaÏa, Donna Karan, John Galliano and Tom Ford.  Dubbed “the  “it girl” of the 70” by Yves Saint Laurent.   

Marisa has appeared on the covers of countless prestigious magazines, including Vogue, Harpers’s, Bazaar, ELLE, Time, Newsweek. Elle magazine declared her “the most beautiful girl in the world”.

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Marisa in gold caftan by Tina Leser.

Photo by Henry Clarke, 1967

Arnaud de Rosnay

On the island of Mauritius, Vogue US, 

Photo by Arnaud de Rosnay, 1967

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Marisa with Diana Vreeland.

Photo by James Karales

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Marisa in Azzaro for Vogue.

Photo by Henry Clarke, 1972

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In a short silk georgette dress by O. de la Renta, Vogue. Photo by H. Newton 1973.

Marisa at home

Marisa at home in Paris.

Photo by Alexia Silvagny, 2016

Bert Stern


Photo by Bert Stern

Jean Marie Perrier


Photo by Jean Marie Perrier

Marisa Brésil

Photo for Amsterdam Sauer Campaign 2015

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