1927 Hubert de Givenchy was born to a French aristocratic family, and his maternal grandmother instilled in him the passion for fabrics.
Hubert de Givenchy at 2 year old
1944 Hubert de Givenchy moved to Paris when he was 17 years old, and worked for French couturier Jacques Fath, Roger Piquet, Lucien Lelong (Who was working with Christian Dior), and later Elas Schiaparelli .
1952 Givenchy opend his own haute couture house and presented his first colletion
Hubert de Givenchy with two of his models
1954 Hubert de Givenchy met Audrey Hepburn and designed her first on screen wardrobe for her film Sabrina, thus started a lifelong profound friendship and professional collaboration with the British actress and style icon of all time.
Hubert de Givenchy photo by Tony Vaccaro, France 1961
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