The fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who many saw as the very essence of French style, has died at the age of 91. Givenchy was recognized for his elegant designs – especially those he created for Audrey Hepburn in some of her most famous films.
French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy, who famously designed Audrey Hepburn's iconic "little black dress," has died aged 91. The aristocratic designer set new standards for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Only two years after the end of World War II, the French couturier presented a collection that symbolized not only a departure from previous styles, but the beginning of a new society.
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