In Audrey’s shoes: Hubert de Givenchy exhibition
More than 70 outfits will go on display on the new Hubert de Givenchy exhibition, at Museum of Lace and Fashion in Calais. And yes, these will include famous dresses worn by Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy and the Duchess of Windsor. Therefore, next year, when you are in France and you are heading to Normandy, it’s time to remember the wonderful times of haute-couture (marked by Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Dior and Cristóbal Balenciaga) and the beautiful creations of great designers.
Iconic pieces: worn by Audrey Hepburn in “How to steal a Million” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
Hubert de Givenchy exhibition could be visited between 15th of June and 31 December 2017 (www.cite-dentelle.fr).
The exhibition in Calais will mark the important moments in artistic path of Hubert of Givenchy, from dressing Audrey Hepburn (who wore Givenchy designs in “How to steal a Million” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”) to iconic designs like the Bettina blouse, named after Bettina Graziani who ran the catwalk the ruffled sleeved creation in his debut haute couture collection in 1952.
The outfits presented in Calais, France, were sourced from prestigious private wardrobes, the archives of the House of Givenchy and the collections of museums across Europe, including the large Givenchy collection held by the Museum of Lace and Fashion.
The exhibition could be visited between 15th of June and 31 December 2017 (www.cite-dentelle.fr)