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For spring-summer 1952, the season his collection debuted, Hubert de Givenchy presented “separates”, light blouses and skirts blending simplicity with architectural lines, a stark contrast with the more restricted spirit of the time. The Givenchy style was born. It continued to evolve into a subtle alliance of elegance and dazzle, pure lines and sophistication. A balance between tradition and modernity, know-how and innovation.

Bold prints blended with timeless lines; rich fabrics with aristocratic elegance. Homages followed season after season. Artists, friends, muses and loyal clients all contributed to the creation of a legend to which the Givenchy style is dedicated