French fashion designer and founder of fashion house Givenchy, Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy died at 92 years old.
According to relatives of Givenchy, the legendary designer died last Saturday at home in her sleep. “Monsieur Givenchy died in his sleep on 10 March 2018. His nephews and nieces and their children shared the pain,” — said in a statement Givenchy, fashion designer Philip Vienna, who added that the funeral of Hubert will be held in a narrow range.
Relatives of the author of the black dress Audrey Hepburn from the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” asked for fans who want to honor the memory of the designer, instead of buying flowers to make a donation to UNICEF.
Marquis Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy was born on 21 February 1927 in Beauvais. Before the Second world war, he studied in Paris at the école des Beaux arts. When German troops entered the capital of France, Hubert left the city. He returned to Paris after the war.
When Hubert de Giovani was 25 years old, he founded his fashion house in 1952 and left in 1995, sold it for seven years before the holding company LVMH. In addition to Audrey Hepburn admirers of creativity of the designer was listed as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, grace Kelly, Gloria Guinness and the Duchess of Windsor.