With a list of fans that included style icons like Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly and lifelong muse Audrey Hepburn, Hubert de Givenchy was a name synonymous with femininity and elegance. Several decades later, the brand is still known as a pillar of French style, but under the helm of creative director Riccardo Tisci, the house has taken on a more gothic and futuristic aesthetic, with strong influence from Tisci’s own Catholic background and close relationships with cutting edge musicians. Today’s Givenchy is beloved for its graphic prints, dark sensuality and a slew of iconic handbags from the Pandora to the Antigona. From elegant to edgy, discover the storied house’s best looks when you explore our curated edit below.
Since 1952, Hubert de Givenchy’s namesake fashion house has made waves for its groundbreaking haute couture and ready-to-wear. Now synonymous with a modern interpretation of elegance, sensuality, and fresh romanticism, the Givenchy legacy continues under the artistic direction of Clare Waight Keller.
GIVENCHY Brand History
In 1927, Givenchy was born in Beauvais France a wealthy family, the father is the mine owners, the family does not agree with the young Givenchy in fashion industry, but I hope he can become a lawyer, but Givenchy has strengthened their own choice.
In 1945, graduated from art school in Paris, Givenchy involved in the fashion industry, first job was designing clothes for Jacques Fath, Paris design studio, and then Robert Piguet design studio.
1946, and Lucien Lelong’s assistant Pierre Baltic America Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior handbags with Lucien Lelong design studio work.
1947 -1951 years, has been designing clothes for Elsa Schiaparelli.
1952, create the Givenchy studio “(the House of Givenchy). Will own first name, Bettina Graziani —— France supermodel. Simple organdy blouse with cotton pleated skirt, fresh and clear.
Balenciaga handbags Givenchy regarded as a mentor, Givenchy never to design room worked.
In 1953, Givenchy designed for the Hollywood movie star clothing, and are subject to an unprecedented welcome.
Two world-famous female —— Audrey Hepburn (Audrey Hepburn) and Jacqueline Kennedy (Jackie Kennedy), interpretation of the classic design style of Givenchy: refined and elegant model of
When Audrey Hepburn wore a white dress he designed in the famous film “Love in Paris” (Sabrina), Givenchy began to receive international attention. From 1953 continued into the 1990s, Audrey Hepburn-style evening dress has been the symbol and sign of the Givenchy dress.
When President John F. Kennedy assassination, the world noticed the sadness of the Kennedy family all dressed in Givenchy dress. Specifically for the funeral, Jacqueline Kennedy ordered a Givenchy dress flown in from Paris. It was said that the Givenchy studio there the women of the Kennedy family, each individual garment sample code.
In 1955, Givenchy began to design non-matching to wear women, and Orlon fiber (polyacrylonitrile staple fibers) the introduction of women’s high fashion.
In 1982, Givenchy Handbags Fashion Institute of Technology in New York held a 30-year retrospective.
In 1988, Givenchy Financial reasons, the commercial transfer to the Louis Vuitton handbags (LVMH) Group, has served as the chief designer of France Givenchy Design Studio, until his retirement in 1995.
In 1992, Givenchy was held in the Palace of Versailles in Paris the 40-year retrospective.
In late 1995, British designer John Galliano as chief designer of Givenchy Design Studio succeed Hubert de Givenchy. Givenchy designed a series of his own luxurious design style of evening dress by adding the classic design of Givenchy, French fashion into a new awareness of competition and innovation.