Dutch model and actress Sylvia Kristel began her career at the ripe age of 17, winning the Miss TV Europe contest. Best known for her role in the French soft-core porn film Emmanuelle, Kristel went on to star in American films and write an autobiography in the later years of her life. Although she was recognized for her on screen performace, her big lips and retro style also garned her attention.
In this 1973 photo she poses on top of a Mercedes in a racy floral crop top. We love how she paired it with a button-up suede mini skirt and some semi-sheer tights for extra coverage. Would you be bold enough to bare your midriff?
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Art by Raydene Salinas