Hubert de Givenchy

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Hubert de Givenchy
Born (1927-02-21) 21 February 1927 (age 90)
Beauvais, France
Nationality French
Education École des Beaux-Arts
Label(s) Givenchy

Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (1983)[1]

Medal of l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1992)[1]

Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy (born 21 February 1927) is a French fashion designer. He founded The House of Givenchy in 1952.

He is famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, as well as clothing for clients such as Jacqueline Kennedy. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mohrt, Françoise. 1998. The Givenchy style. Assouline. ISBN 2-84323-107-8, p. 204.
  2. Vanity Fair
  3. Ultimate style - the best of the best dressed list. 2004. p. 116. ISBN 2 84323 513 8.