Five pictures that capture the genius of Givenchy
'These dresses remind you of the first, best, glass of champagne'
Hubert de Givenchy, who defined Parisian chic, died peacefully today at the age of 91. We remember his genius through five iconic moments. From the invention of the LBD to Beyoncé's Met Gala dresses, his clothes are an enduring symbol of elegance.
The assassination of President Kennedy was one of the most shocking moments in modern times: it captured the attention of the whole world. His widow, always sartorially impeccable, wore none other than Givenchy to the funeral, securing the place of the fashion designer in modern history.