Michèle Rosier, French fashion designer, film director, documentary maker and screenwriter, Died at 86

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Michèle Lazareff Rosier was born on June 3, 1930 and died on April 2, 2017.

She was a French fashion journalist and designer.

Larareff founded the V de V sportswear label.

Also to that, Rosier worked as a film director and screenwriter since 1973.

Rosier’s parents were the journalists Pierre Lazareff (1907–1972) and Hélène Gordon-Lazareff (1909–1988) who between them founded Elle magazine.

Rosier was the first ever child to read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry at only 10 years old, a close friend of her parents.

Rosier studied at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York.

She started out as a journalist for her father’s daily paper, France Soir before becoming chief editor of the magazine Le Nouveau Femina.

As of 1973, Rosier worked as a film director and screenwriter for French-language cinema.

Rosier’s first two films George Who?, a biography of George Sand, and Mon coeur est rouge (Paint my Heart Red), which deals with a female market researcher, have been described as feminist.

Michèle Rosier passed away at 86 years old.

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