Audrey Hepburn invited Moore to a UNICEF event in 1991. Hepburn had been a goodwill ambassador for the organization, and Moore eventually joined, paid the sum of $1 a year. It was for his work for UNICEF that Moore was knighted in 1999. Moore had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1993....

>> Helene Rochas , muse and former head of Rochas, passed away last week at 84. "It's the end of a myth, of an era," a Rochas spokespersonsaid of her death. "She was the muse of one of the great couturiers, the last to remain alive from that era." Rochas passed away Aug. 6, and her...

Perfumer Josephine Catapano, formerly of International Flavors and Fragrances, passed away earlier this week at the age of 93. Catapano was the perfumer behind Norell by Norell and Estee Lauder Youth Dew, among others. She was the recipient of the Cosmetic Career Women's Award in 1980 and...

News just came in that legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at 82 years of age. His 50-plus year career saw him dress people from first ladies to countless celebrities as well as working for iconic fashion houses such as Lanvin and Balmain. Although the designer had...

Max von Gumppenberg and Patrick Biener Above: From Givenchy's spring–summer 2017 haute couture collection, which, along with its menswear shown in January, was Riccardo Tisci's last for the brand. Women's Wear Daily has broken the news that Riccardo Tisci has left Givenchy. Tisci's last...

To say that Riccardo Tisci's latest haute couture collection for Givenchy takes my breath away is an incredible understatement. The designs are ethereal and otherworldly, and the perfect follow-up to the house's equally awe-inspiring Spring 2011 couture collection. While I may never have the...

Leroux (born Hervé Peugnet), who created the bandage wrap dress in the 1990s and the label Hervé Léger, has passed away, aged 60, with breaking the news. Born in Bapaume, France, Peugnet began his fashion career working for Karl Lagerfeld, first at Fendi, then at Chanel. He opened his own...

As of today, LVMH owns Parfums Givenchy as well. De Givenchy retired from fashion design in 1995. His successor to head the Givenchy label was John Galliano, followed by a five-year stay from Alexander McQueen and a term from 2001 to 2004 by Julien Macdonald. As we all know, Riccardo Tisci...

Waight Keller will oversee women's and men's ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as haute couture with the appointment becoming effective May 2, 2017. Her first collection for S/S 2018 will be shown in Paris in October. Clare Waight Keller with me The British-born replaces Riccardo...

Anna Piaggi, the famed Italian fashion writer and editor, has passed away, aged 81. Piaggi had written for Vogue Italia and created the Italian magazine Vanity, with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, Karl Lagerfeld and Manolo Blahnik among her many fans. Piaggi was born in Milano in 1931 and...

 

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