Fashion Icon And Founder of Givenchy Is Now At Peace

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At the age of 91, the French designer Hubert de Givenchy has passed away on March 10, 2018 that was affirmed by his partner Philipe Venet. He was well known for clothing famous personalities such as Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy.

In 1952, he founded The House of Givenchy, an official member of Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture et du Pret-a-Porter and became renowned until the present. The luxury house was saddened about the death of its founder and with honor they labeled him as “a major personality of the world of French Haute Couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century.”

He created the shirt dress that was recognized prominently. Audrey Hepburn developed friendship with him for 40 years and became a medium in setting the actress as one of the unsurpassed best dressed in Hollywood. In Breakfast at Tiffany’s, she wore the black dress and on her first Oscars award she dressed the floral white gown that were both designed by him.

The brand is merged with LVMH since 1988. The current artistic director Clare Waight Keller stated on her Instagram, “Not only was he one of the most influential fashion figures of our time, whose legacy still influences modern day dressing, but he also was one of the chicest most charming men I have ever met.”