Hubert de Givenchy passed away aged 91


The famed French fashion designer whose muses were such legendary women as Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Marlene Dietrich. Givenchy, aged 91, died in his sleep at his home near Paris on Saturday, a statement from his family confirmed. He lived with his long-term partner Philippe Venet who was also connected with fashion world, he was a master tailor for Givenchy for more than a decade.In a statement, The House of Givenchy said: “The House of Givenchy is sad to report the passing of its founder Hubert de Givenchy, 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 will be greatly missed. He revolutionized international fashion with the timelessly stylish looks he created for Audrey Hepburn, his great friend and muse for over 40 years. His work remains as relevant today as it was then.”


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