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Audrey Hepburn’s Little Black Dress With Kitten Heels in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Is More Iconic Than Ever

Hubert de Givenchy, founder of French fashion house Givenchy, has died at 91 years old. Philippe Venet, Givenchy’s partner and a former haute couture designer, confirmed the news via the brand this morning, saying he had died in his sleep on Saturday.
One of the biggest contributions to Givenchy’s icon status was driven from the fact that he often dressed actress Audrey Hepburn, his longtime muse.
Givenchy created various suits and dresses for the actress, including the black sheath dress she wears in the opening scene from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” This has become one of the designer’s most notable creations, and is one of the key pieces as to why Givenchy is often credited as the creator of the little black dress.
Audrey Hepburn in her famous little black dress and kitten heels from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in 1961.
“He was the first creator to launch a luxury ready-to-wear range. He revolutionised international fashion in creating the timeless looks for Audrey Hepburn, his friend and muse for more than 40 years,” said the label in a statement released by LVMH.
Jacqueline Kennedy walks down the Capitol steps with daughter Caroline and son John Jr. at president Kennedy’s funeral.
In addition to Hepburn, prominent figures including Elizabeth Taylor,

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