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    Fashion Icon Hubert de Givenchy Dies at 91

    The legendary French designer — known for outfitting icons like Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy — died in his sleep Saturday, according to his partner. A well-mannered aristocrat who befriended many of his famous clients, the 6-foot-6 Givenchy, known as “Le Grand Hubert,” became a household name through his eponymous fashion house. It described him in a statement Monday as “a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance.” After selling his label in 1988 for $45 million, Givenchy remained its chief creative designer before retiring in 1995.

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