Hubert de Givenchy, who is known for styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, died at the age of 91, according to reports quoting his partner Philippe Venet. “It is with huge sadness that we inform you that Hubert Taffin de Givenchy has died,” a statement said to AFP.
Givenchy was known for his restrained style and chic yet conservative cuts in the 1950s and 1960s. Former haute couture designer and his partner Venet reportedly announced his death through the Givenchy fashion house, saying he died in his sleep on Saturday. Givenchy was Credited with the creation of the most famous ‘little black dress’.