catwalk in handcuffs
Givenchy is a brand that stands at the top of high fashion Olympus. The clothes of this fashion brand are distinguished by aristocratic lines, expensive fabrics, full of dignity forms. For more than fifty years Givenchy has been considered the standard of good taste and is one of the most famous and world-leading fashion brands. Belongs to LVMH holding (Louis Vuitton-Moet Hennessy).
Hubert de Givenchy was born in France in 1927. Fate was pleased that at the age of ten, he was at a fashion show in Paris. Then he decided to become a fashion designer. First, he works with well-known couturiers, and in 1952 he opens his own salon. His first collection was a tremendous success. Continue reading
On January 21, 2007, the famous Christian Dior haute couture house celebrated its creator’s 102nd birthday. Crossing the “boundaries” in the fashion world, the great designer Christian Dior invented the “Haute Couture”.
A young man whose childhood passed with his parents in Normandy quickly decides to drop out of his studies at the prestigious School of Political Sciences in order to devote himself to art. In 1928, he opened an art gallery where he exhibited paintings by such great artists as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau. Returning from military service in 1935, Christian begins to sell sketches of hats and dresses for fashion houses. He then works as an illustrator in the French magazine Illustrated Figaro. Continue reading
Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 in a poor family, where her mother was constantly sick, and her father often allowed himself to “walk”. When the mother died, none of the relatives, even the father, wanted to educate Gabrielle and her two sisters, so the girls were sent to a shelter at the monastery. At the age of 18, Gabriel had a choice: to remain in the monastery, or, having left it, to continue his education in some other institution. She left the monastery to study in a boarding house in the town of Moulins. Chanel firmly decided not to return to the miserable past, so she struggled with a different, luxurious life. Marriage of convenience was not for her, because the girl tried hard to earn money with her labor, which meant independence and freedom for her. Continue reading