JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy, who was known for designing Audrey Hepburn’s so-called “little black dress,” has died, according to reports. He was 91.
Givenchy’s partner, Philippe Venet, said the designer died in his sleep Saturday, BBC News and The Daily Mail reported.
“It is with huge sadness that we inform you that Hubert Taffin de Givenchy has died,” the designer’s fashion house confirmed in a statement provided to Agence France-Presse.
French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, famed for styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, dies aged 91 https://t.co/DmQ1JNL8AK
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