Iconic Model: Hiroko Matsumoto-Berghauer

The first Japanese model to work with a French fashion house, model Hiroko Matsumoto-Berghauer is an iconic face and rose to fame in the 60s. She moved to Paris after she met fashion designer Pierre Cardin in Tokyo, who subsequently used her as his muse for many years. Also appearing in Vogue and as the face of Nina Ricci, Hiroko retired as a model in 1967, but later tried her hand at acting, appearing in Fran├žois Truffaut's Bed and Board, where her character wore a wardrobe by Japanese designer Hanae Mori.

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