Givenchy is a French fashion house of haute couture and pret -a-porter for men and women , which produces clothing , footwear , perfume, make-up and luxury accessories . The fashion house was founded in the early 50s by Hubert James Taffin de Givenchy , who plays a unique style referred to as the " couture nonchalant ."
Over the years, the designer proposes strict cut dresses and formal simplicity , made unique by the imaginative and creative notes intattese .
The designer moved to Paris at age 17 , working as an apprentice in the studio of Jacques Fath , followed by R. Piguet , L. and Lelong Madame Schiaparelli , before debuting in Fashion with light skirt and blouse " Bettina " .
Givenchy became famous in a short time , loved by audiences and beloved by Audrey Hepburn, famous designer's muse , for which he created clothes and personal scene . The famous little black dress designed for actress in the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is an example of understated luxury and elegance primordial of the house, who has dressed celebrities , members of royal families and international personalities .
Hubert retired from the scene of Fashion in 1995 , leaving his place to John Galliano , followed by Alexander McQueen and Julien MacDonald .
Currently, the Italian Riccardo Tisci is the creative director of the fashion house , who plays a fashion erotic and sensual, made of rock and Middle Eastern inspirations , pleated silk tulle , romantic motifs , optical prints exasperated animal , geometric lines and combinations defined .
The proposals range from python clutch at high sandals tied with strips of leather , from jackets with sharp corners all'abitino white multi- puff skirt from a man's wallet in the mini peplum draped with jewel straps .