"Givenchy's clothes are the only ones in which I feel myself".
"To dress a woman is to make her handsome", Givenchy once said.
The French president's office praised Givenchy as a designer whose name became an emblem for French elegance, with one principle: "to respect and celebrate the woman's body".
The House of Givenchy on Monday called its late founder "a major personality of the world of French Haute Couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century". He will be greatly missed.
"According to BBC:" Givenchy came from an aristocratic background, and worked alongside the then unknown Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior after World War Two.He was employed by the avant-garde designer Elsa Schiaparelli before leaving to found his own fashion house in 1952.
Born into a noble French family in 1927, Givenchy moved to Paris aged 17 to study fashion, and debuted his first collection aged just 24. ', Proving that a life well lived is a life with a objective fulfilled, as his Midas touch clothed some of the most attractive women of the golden era of haute couture - Bettina Graziani, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Gloria Guinness, Mona von Bismarck, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis amongst others.
A towering man of elegance and impeccable manners, he forged close friendships with his famous clients, from Hollywood screen sirens of the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Lauren Bacall to women of state, including Jackie Kennedy and Princess Grace of Monaco.
In recent years, the label has dressed everyone from Jordan's HM Queen Rania al Abdullah, Margot Robbie and Meryl Streep. After 36 years of founding the label, Givenchy sold it to LVHM but still remained involved in the creative designing till his retirement in 1995.
"The definition of a true gentleman that will stay with me forever", she added.
Winter storm warnings were in effect for parts of Virginia and West Virginia, where heavy snow already was reported Monday. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for much of the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, and MA .
October seems to be a hardcore romantic film and Varun's character looked devastatingly in love with his lady in the poster. Varun Dhawan graced the trailer launch of his first outing with Shoojit Sircar, also starring debutante Banita Sandhu .
He was the public works (road and buildings) minister during the tenure of former CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed . So, his party (PDP) took the decision and I feel it is the right decision, Abdullah told reporters here.
Manchester United midfielder, Michael Carrick , has announced he will be retiring from playing football at the end of the season. Carrick has played three times since, with United winning each game without conceding a goal. "That's pretty much where I'm at".
At the outset, the average level of lead found in the participants' blood was 2.7 µg/dL, but ranged from less than 1 to 56 µg/dL. After an average of 19.3 years, 4,422 people died including 1,801 from cardiovascular disease and 988 from heart disease.
Coast Guard ships are on standby while the government has set up two control rooms in Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram. The Kerala government has already issued advanced warning to the fishermen and asked coastal villages to be on alert.
With Devil May Cry HD Collection arriving today, the timing of this new promotion is certainly more than a mere coincidence. Another event quest is expected to add new palico armor that makes players' furry friends look like Mega Man.
The first notice came last Tuesday, the same day three jurors cited work and child care issues in asking to be dismissed. Defense attorneys argued the entire case rested on unreliable testimony from the government's star witness, Todd Howe.
Earlier in February, the Joint Committees of the National Assembly agreed on some of the amendments to the Electoral Act. The bill provides for the Presidential election to come last after National Assembly and Governorship elections.
Keenum Intends to Sign with Broncos
Keenum, 30, joined the Houston Texans following the 2012 National Football League draft as an undrafted free agent. ProFootballTalk reported Keenum is expected to receive $18 million to $20 million a year from Denver.
Bhandari re-elected as Nepali president for 2nd term
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YouTube extends its 'Dark Theme' to Android and iOS
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Sam Bradford is returning to the NFC West
Bradford makes a lot of sense as a bridge option for rookie coach Steve Wilks and an Arizona "D" that isn't far from contention. Quarterback Sam Bradford is set to sign for Arizona Cardinals in the free-agency signing period, according to reports.
Shoe memorial held for victims of gun violence
Donors to the shoe monument include actresses Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler, and talk show host Chelsea Handler. Organizers of the memorial said the Parkland shooting was the catalyst for creating the memorial.
In Sign of Thaw, Iraq Lifts Flight Ban on Kurdish Region
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Amazon recalls power banks due to fire and burn hazards
Product ID number B00LRK8EVO, B00LRK8HJ8, B00LRK8I7O, B00LRK8IV0, B00LRK8JDC or B00ZQ4JQAA is printed on the back of the unit. Amazon is sending out emails to those who have purchased the power banks, recommending they immediately stop using them.