Pioneering French designer Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91

Benjamin Thorn/

Pioneering French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy has died, according to the fashion house's Twitter account. 

"The House of Givenchy is sad to report the passing of its founder Hubert de Givenchy, a major personality of the world of French Haute Couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century. He will be greatly missed," the Givenchy account tweeted. 

Givenchy was 91. 




Distributed by LAKANA. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.