Guy Laroche ( fr. Guy Laroche ; July 16, 1921 , La Rochelle - February 17, 1989 , Paris ) - French fashion designer, founder of the same company.
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1921|
|Place of Birth||La rochelle|
|Date of death||February 17, 1989 (67 years old)|
|A place of death||Paris|
|Awards and prizes|
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- 2 Awards
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He began his career with the creation of ladies' hats , since 1949 he worked with Jean Desset , becoming his assistant. In 1955, he visited New York to study new methods for the production of finished clothes. In 1957 he founded the haute couture house in Paris, in the same year presented his first collection of clothes in Paris. In 1961, he opened a boutique in which his new line of ready-made clothes was sold. In 1966, he introduced his first line of feminine perfumes Fidji . Other fragrances created by Laroche: Drakkar (1972), J'ai Osé (1977), Drakkar Noir (1982), Clandestine (1986), Horizon (1993).
In the late 1960s, he created samples of ready-made clothing for men, opening the Guy Laroche Monsieur boutique in 1966. In the 1970s, he no longer independently engaged in the development of ready-made clothes, focusing on creating high-fashion models.
Guy Laroche is currently owned by L'Oreal .
- twice, in 1985 and 1989, he received the Golden Thimble , awarded in Paris for the most original and elegant haute couture collection of the season.
- Cavalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor (1987).
- Guy Laroche on the Internet Movie Database
- Guy Laroche fashion house website (fr .)
- "Laroche, Guy." Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica 2007 Ultimate Reference Suite.
- History of Guy Laroche