03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jane Birkin's Birthday: Hermes's Handbag Muse Turns 63 (PHOTOS)

British actress and model Jane Birkin turns 63 years old today, and in her honor, we'd like to take a trip town style icon memory lane. She first made waves in the 1966 film "Blowup" and secured her position in the style spotlight as the lover of French musician Serge Gainsbourg. In 1984, the world's most famous handbag--Hermes's Birkin bag--was named for her. Since then, Jane has kept up her cool, chic image as a singer and activist for immigrant welfare and AIDS issues. Take a look at Jane over the years:

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