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Count Hubert de Givenchy is a French aristocrat and fashion designer, and arguably one of the most successful couturiers of all time. He found his start with Balenciaga, and later as a assistant designer to Schiaparelli and in 1952 founded The House of Givenchy at the age of 24. Givenchy isĀ  the original couturier to the stars of Hollywood, designing much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. SIGNED BY HUBERT DE GIVENCHY on the half title page! 208 pages. Profusely illustrated in full color. The house of Givenchy was founded in 1952 by designer Hubert de Givenchy. His style was marked by innovativeness, contrary to the more conservative designs by Dior. Audrey Hepburn, later the most prominent proponent of Givenchy’s fashion. Grace Kelly, Marlene Dietrich, The Duchess of Windsor, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis were other famous customers of Givenchy’s. Boldly signed on the half title page. A very nice copy, bright and clean.

Bookseller Inventory # 23040


The Givenchy Style
Mohrt, Francoise

Publisher: Vendome Press
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First U. S. Edition

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