Hubert de Givenchy dead at 91: looking back at his designs

Hubert de Givenchy dead at 91: looking back at his designs

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Hubert de Givenchy, the couturier who founded the House of Givenchy in 1952, has died aged 91. The designer was known for dressing former US first lady Jackie Kennedy as well as actress Audrey Hepburn, notably during her performance in the film Breakfast and Tiffany's.


Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy in the 1961 film, Breakfast at Tiffany's.Photo: Supplied


Audrey Hepburn, wearing Givenchy, stands alongside Fred Astaire in the 1955 film Funny Face.Photo: AP


Audrey Hepburn, in Givenchy, poses with her Best Actress statuette, won for her performance in Roman Holiday, at the 26th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1954. Photo: AP


Audrey Hepburn wears Givenchy as she dances with William Holden in the 1954 film Sabrina.



Jacqueline Kennedy (bottom right) wore a beaded Givenchy gown on June 1, 1961, when attending the a ballet performance at the Palace of Versailles.Photo: AP Wirephoto


Princess Grace in Givenchy attending a charity dinner on July 5, 1955.Photo: United Press International Photo