Andre Courrèges

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 7, 2016 (92)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 7, 2016 (92)

About

French fashion designer known for his modern designs and often credited with the first design for the miniskirt.

Before Fame

He began working at the Jeanne Lafaurie fashion house and later at Balenciaga.

Trivia

He launched a "space age" style collection in 1964.

Family Life

His wife, Coqueline Barrière, organized his fashion shows.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of modern designer Coco Chanel.