Hubert de Givenchy: Key Dates

February 21, 1927: Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy is innate to a wealthy, elegant family in Beauvais, France.

1944: Givenchy moves to Paris and studies during a École des Beaux-Arts.

1945: Givenchy secures his initial pursuit in a conform industry, operative as an neophyte for Jacques Fath.

1946: Works during Robert Piguet.

1947: Givenchy has a army during Lucien Lelong, where he works with Lelong’s assistants Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior.

1947: Joins Elsa Schiaparelli and fast becomes artistic executive of a Schiaparelli boutique on a Place Vendôme.

1952: Opens a House of Givenchy during 8 Rue Alfred de Vigny in Paris. Launches his entrance Separates collection, including a Bettina Blouse.

1953: Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy accommodate for a initial time. He meets Cristóbal Balenciaga.

1954: Givenchy presents his oppulance ready-to-wear line, called “Givenchy Université.”

1955: The engineer presents his initial shirtdress.

1957: Introduces initial fragrance, called L’Interdit, fronted by Hepburn.

1959: Givenchy’s atelier moves to 3 Avenue George V in Paris.

1961: “Breakfast during Tiffany’s” is released, with Givenchy’s small black dress ragged by Hepburn.

1961: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy wears a Givenchy robe to an central revisit to a Palace of Versailles.

1969: Givenchy launches his initial men’s wear collection, “Givenchy Gentleman.”

1976: Givenchy Inc., New York-based bureau and showroom, is launched.

1982: Fashion Institute of Technology binds a retrospective “Givenchy, 30 Years.”

1988: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton buys a House of Givenchy.

1991: A retrospective of a house’s 40 years is hold during a Palais Galliera in Paris.

1995: Hubert de Givenchy presents his final couture collection and retires. John Galliano is named his successor.

1996: CFDA honors a engineer with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

2006: Givenchy curates a Mona Bismarck Foundation’s uncover “Bismarck and Balenciaga: Shared Perfection.”

2010: Givenchy curates a conform “Cristobal Balenciaga, Venet, Givenchy during Château de Haroué.”

2017: The muster “Hubert de Givenchy” opens during a Museum of Lace and Fashion in Calais, France.

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