About Givenchy designer: 1927, the year the Musketeers triumphed at the Davis Cup, the year Charles Lindbergh flew nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean and the year Hubert deGivenchy was born at No 24, rue Saint-Louis in Beauvais (France).
Very early on, Givenchy manifests a passion for fashion. At age 10, he visits the World's Fair in Paris and returns filled with wonder from the Pavilion of Elegance, where 30 models of the most famous French couture houses were presented. His mind is set: he will be a fashion designer.
When France is liberated from German occupation, Hubert de Givenchy moves to Paris and begins ...Read More