❦ Paris’ unseasonably rainy weather had to be worked into the script, particularly during the balloons photo shoot scene. During filming of the Paris scenes, much of the crew and cast were on edge because of riots and political violence that were gripping the city. Funny Face (1957)
"Throw in a dash of Sartre, some bongos, the fashions of Givenchy, location shooting in Paris, and a pas de deux in white tulle to George and Ira Gershwin’s “He Loves and She Loves,” and, well, we love." -Vanity Fair, Funny Face 1957
In Funny Face, Edith Head recreated the Bohemian aesthetic that was the rage among intellectuals during postwar Paris. Juliette Greco and other women wore comfortable clothes in black, a look that was elevated to iconic status by Audrey Hepburn.