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Hubert de Givenchy

Costume Designer
21 February 1927 to 10 March 2018

A French fashion designer who founded the famous Givenchy fashion house in 1952, in the world of film he was best known for creating the iconic black dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961). Givenchy frequently dressed Hepburn and received an Oscar nomination for his work on Funny Face (1957).

Read Hubert de Givenchy's Guardian obituary here.