Vogue – Zizi (Renée) Jeanmaire, a supple dancer and chanteuse who bridged the gap between classical ballet and popular revues, died in Switzerland at 96 last Friday. She was also a style star celebrated for her pixie haircut and marvelous gams—even better than Dietrich’s, according to some. Off the stage, she preferred simple, short monochrome looks, adding texture and pattern to her outfits with fur collars, printed scarves, and Goyard luggage. Also deserving mention is the fact that Jeanmaire and her husband, the dancer and choreographer Roland Petit, had enviable, often complementary couple style. Together, noted The Guardian, they “represented the height of Parisian chic, elegantly dressed, often by their friend and collaborator Yves Saint Laurent.”…

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