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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Givenchy, Hubert de Born 1927. French fashion designer noted for his separates and elegant evening gowns.

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  • De Givenchy is also creative director for Sotheby's Diamonds, where he mixes base materials with extraordinary diamonds to very modern effect.

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  • Mr. Gobbetti, who currently heads French label Givenchy, succeeds Serge Brunschwig, who becomes chief operating officer of Dior Couture.

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  • From the point of view of the Army Medical Service, Givenchy is of interest mainly on account of the curiously narrow front served by the Canadian Division, and the changes that this entailed in the disposition of medical posts and medical units.

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  • Decked out in her buddy Riccardo Tisci's label Givenchy Tisci has enlisted her for his shows and campaigns, the woman formerly known as Leandro Cerezo gives good cover.

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  • Roldan's rise to fame came as a result of his work for red-hot label Givenchy, for which Roldan is clearly a favourite.

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  • For five years, until 2001, he also was the designer of the couture label Givenchy, where he turned the classic French house on its head, often drawing the ire of longtime fans of the label known for its elegant black dresses.

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  • For five years, until 2001, he also was the designer of the couture label Givenchy, where he turned the classic French house on its head, often drawing the ire of longtime fans of a label known for its elegant black dresses.

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  • He was appointed head designer at the French label Givenchy in October 1996, working there until leaving in March 2001, reportedly claiming the contract was "constraining his creativity".

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  • Paris label Givenchy delivers menswear steeped in religious rigor

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  • Tisci has long tapped Catholic imagery for his designs, but his show for French label Givenchy walked a tightrope between good and evil.

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