Topknot cover, Givenchy

Worn by Audrey Hepburn

  • Givenchy

  • Woven silver label on black ground: 'GIVENCHY/PARIS/MADE IN FRANCE'
  • Gift of Givenchy
  • circa 1965
  • Black velvet on an esparto base, black silk taffeta lining, black grosgrain inner band, holder comb at the front
  • GAL1991.212.6
  • Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Very much part of the 1960s aesthetic, this topknot cover was created by Hubert de Givenchy for Audrey Hepburn. A Givenchy client since 1953, she went on to become the couture house's muse and a symbol of refinement, elegance and the feminine ideal.

Notice's author : Marie-Laure Gutton