The fashion world pays tribute to the late Hubert de Givenchy

The fashion world pays tribute to the late Hubert de Givenchy

Fashion mogul Hubert de Givenchy passes away at 91

"To dress a woman is to make her handsome", the late designer, who resigned in 1996, once said.

French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91.

The aristocrat, who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952, rose to fame during that decade, when he also became a cinematic legend due to his collaborations with Hepburn.

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Givenchy is best known for designing personal and film wardrobes for Hepburn, a movie star and enduring muse and close friend for 40 years.

Clare Waight Keller, its current British-born designer, said Givenchy was "not only one of the most influential fashion figures of our time, whose legacy still influences modern-day dressing, but he also was one of the chicest most charming men I have ever met".

"Givenchy's clothes are the only ones in which I feel myself".

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Givenchy came from an aristocratic background, and worked alongside the then unknown Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior after World War Two.

The Givenchy name and influence endures. The news was broken to the world by his family, who announced it today through a French news agency.

Aside from Hepburn, his notable clients included American First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, who wore a Givenchy suit to the funeral of her husband, President John F Kennedy, in 1963.

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In recent years, the label has dressed everyone from Jordan's HM Queen Rania al Abdullah, Margot Robbie and Meryl Streep. Hubert de Givenchy in 1988, sold his fashion house to the luxury brand LVMH, and retired a few years later to a life of comfortable discretion.

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