Book of Extraordinary Women
The points of view of these extraordinary women is a source of timeless inspiration. Our mission at Leinné is not only to celebrate beauty but to enable all of us to feel, look and be our most incredible selves.
Because feminine is not fragile.
Marilyn Monroe | Hollywood Superstar
The epitome of the blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe was renowned for her platinum hair, glamorous red lipstick and that much-copied beauty spot.
She became one of the famous Hollywood stars for her iconic beauty and strong desire.
“There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star. But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.”
Gloria Steinem | Feminist icon
Gloria Steinem, an iconic feminist and prominent political activist, has a strong heart and a profound mind covered with her typical American blonde beauty.
She has spent 50 years campaigning for women’s rights and continues to inspire our generation’s women all over the world.
“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
Oprah Winfrey | Queen of all media
Oprah Winfrey stands for one of the most powerful names and the first black woman billionaire. She is the symbol of will, intelligence and kindness.
Her life’s story touches millions of hearts and motivates people across the globe to achieve their dreams.
“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”
Bianca Balti | Passionate angel
Bianca Balti personifies the perfect Mediterranean woman. Not only for her beautiful curves, her long brown hair framing a pulpy mouth and her deep green eyes, but also for her character and lifestyle. From professional success, as a top supermodel, to her daily life, she always reveals her frank and cheerful personalities.
“You keep dreaming big, never put the limit on your dreams, and believe that everything can come true.”
Anouk Aimeé | The enigmatic diva of the French cinema
Wearing a luxurious yet mysterious look in both eyes and smiles, Anouk Aimeé represents as an icon of a woman with an enigmatic allure from beauty to charisma.
Starting her acting career at the age of 14, Anouk Aimeé has dedicated her life to more than 70 films across seven decades. Having the mark on the history of French cinema, Anouk Aimeé is not only a legendary actress but also an intellectual woman inspired by peace and human rights.
"What helps me go forward is that I stay receptive, I feel that anything can happen."
Ingrid Berman | The flourishing pure flower of worldwide art cinema
Ingrid Bergman ‘s beauty was unlike anything the movie industry had seen before with so Sweden cheekbones, pure smile and all-natural look. Her undeniable beauty and unusual individual style made her become an icon of the 1949s.
Here was the woman who truly cared about natural beauty, which is inextricably linked with the inside. Her personality was the call out of her inner sense and ambitious, brave and headstrong woman.
"You must train your intuition - you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide."
Jane Birkin | Monument of fashion of all time
Who can resists a woman that has the messy fringe hair, the gap-tooth smile that looks irrepressibly cool, the long string bean legs and the talent to wear denim elegantly for any and every situation. The rebellious, free and wild, Birkin's perfection in fashion comes from common sense, the subtlety in simplicity but full of alluring. Not-fully-buttoned shirts, the loosened sleeves with jeans, shorts.
She is a symbol of immortality for modern girls, personality and full of confidence.
“One of the things I've discovered, thanks to the Japanese, is that you should enjoy yourself. In the old days, I used to think: 'Oh, never be satisfied, never admit to being happy.' But there's no curse in being happy.”
Monica Bellucci | Icon of perfect Italian beauty
Malena (played by Monica) walks on the streets of Rome, a knee-length skirt, long black hair, a beautiful face that allures the drunken eyes, which becomes a symbolic scene of the Italian cinema. Every gesture, her eyes, her charism of the face, and rare smile are resonated to adore Monica Bellucci - a hallmark of a beautiful, free and independent beauty.
She does not think beauty is all. She is a brilliant woman who offers extraordinary careers, with no exceptions and no limits.
"Sometimes when we think about femininity, we think also fragile. But I think you can be feminine and very strong. I think make-up goes with that femininity. I think it's a natural gesture for women and one they do more for themselves than for others."