The Gentleman Couturier: Hubert de Givenchy


Portrait of designer Herbert de Givenchy as he adjusts his hat. Jack Robinson / Hulton Archive / Getty Images

This week is Haute Couture Week in Paris and we bring you an in memoriam episode on one of couture's greats: Hubert de Givenchy.

Additional Reading

  • Beyfus, Drusilla. Vogue on Hubert de Givenchy. New York: Abrams Image, 2015.
  • Givenchy: 40 Years of Creation. Paris: Paris-Musées: ADAGP, SPADEM, c. 1991.
  • Givhan, Robin. The Battle of Versailles: the Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History. New York: Flatiron Books, 2015.
  • Milbank, Caroline Rennolds. Couture: the Great Designers. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1985.
  • Riley, Robert. Givenchy: 30 Years. New York: Fashion Institute of Technology, 1982.
  • Wilcox, Claire, ed. The Golden Age of Couture. London: V&A Publications, 2017.