Catherine Join-Diéterle et al. Preface by Jacques Chirac, Introductory Note by Hubert de Givenchy, Homages by Audrey Hepburn & Victor Skrebneski.
Paris-Musées. Paris. 1991. First edition. English language edition. Hardback; brown cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 206 pages. Illustrated throughout with colour and b&w photographs. English. 330 x 250mm. 1.4kg. 9782879000527. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, slight ruffling to edges, short 1cm tear to top edge of rear panel, neatly repaired with tape to verso, slight yellowing to white jacket.
A richly illustrated overview of Givenchy's fashion career, published to coincide with the exhibition marking the designer's forty years in fashion. The book is divided into three sections, it presents a portrait of Givenchy the couturier and art lover, an analysis of the his fashion house and label, and then a study of Givenchy clothes and style. The book is extensively illustrated and concludes with a chronology. English language edition.