In 1953 he met Audrey Hepburn, who was to have a great influence on his life as she came to represent his ideal woman. Their close friendship gave way to a creative partnership in the excellence of traditional Haute Couture lasting more than 40 years.
Over the years the company has diversified into luxury ready-to-wear for women, menswear and fashion accessories. Givenchy became a member of the LVMH group in 1988. In 1995, Hubert de Givenchy retired after forty-three years of fashion design.
Today, Givenchy is an international luxury brand, known worldwide for its Haute Couture, ready-to-wear collections for men and women and fashion accessories. The house boldly embodies French elegance.
Givenchy is part of the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy LVMH Group. Group’s brand portfolio: 10 Cane Rum, Acqua Di Parma, Belvedere, Benefit Cosmetics, Berluti, Bodega Chandon Argentina, Bvlgari, Cape Mentelle, Celine, Chateau Cheval Blanc, Chateau D’Yquem, Chaumet, Cheval Blanc, Cheval Des Andes, Cloudy Bay, De Beers, DFS, Dior Montres, Dom Perignon, Domaine Chandon Australia, Domaine Chandon California, Donna Karan, Edun, Emilio Pucci, Emilio Pucci Parfums, Fendi, Fendi Perfumes, Fred, Fresh, Givenchy, Groupe Les Echos, Guerlain, Hennessy, Hublot, Jardin D’Acclimatation, Kenzo, Kenzo Parfums, Krug, La Samaritaine, Le Bon Marche, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, Make Up For Ever, Marc Jacobs, Mercier, Miami Cruiseline Services, Moet & Chandon, Nowness, Nude, Numanthia, Parfums Christian Dior, Parfums Givenchy, Perfumes Loewe, Royal Van Lent, Ruinart, Sephora, Stefanobi, Tag Heuer, Terrazas De Los Andes, The Glenmorangie Company, Thomas Pink, Veuve Clicquot and Zenith.