Anita Pallenberg

Anita Pallenberg

German-Italian actress, model and partner of Keith Richards
Anita Pallenberg was an Italian-German actress, artist, and model. A style icon and "It Girl" of the 1960s and 1970s, Pallenberg was credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones: she was the romantic partner of the Rolling Stones founder, multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones, and later, from 1967 to 1980, the partner of Stones guitarist Keith Richards, with whom she had three children.Wikipedia
BornApril 6, 1942
HometownRome, Italy or Hamburg, Germany
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseGabriel Roux
PartnerBrian Jones, Keith Richards, Mario Schifano, Mick Jagger, Scott Cantrell
ChildrenMarlon Richards, Tara Richards, Angela Richards
ParentsPaula Wiederhold, Arnoldo Pallenberg

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How to channel Anita Pallenberg’s unmatched cool-girl glamour now

  • On Friday, a new documentary about Anita Pallenberg – model, muse and ex-wife of Keith Richards, who died in 2017 – will be released in cinemas. Sometimes dubbed “the sixth Rolling Stone”, much has been written about Pallenberg’s influence on the music and style of the band, whose members she entranced with her distinctive brand of cool Germanic-Italian glamour. Yet what is perhaps less acknowledged is how much her attitude to fashion has inspired the way that we dress today.


Screen Tests - Anna Sui Talks Fashion Royalty

The legendary fashion designer Anna Sui, one of the cover stars of W’s October “New Royals” issue, talks about how Anita Pallenberg and Keith Richards inspire her work.
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