Jean Desses

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Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Aug 2, 1970 (65)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Aug 2, 1970 (65)

About

Known for the international flair he brought to his designs, especially drawing upon early Greek and Egyptian robes.

Before Fame

He tired of studying Law and instead accepted a job with Parisian couture house, Maison Jane, in 1925.

Trivia

His evening gowns were characterized by their elegant use of chiffon. He was also known for his embroidered and sheath dresses.

Family Life

He was born in Alexandria, Egypt.

Associated With

His designs experienced a resurgence in popularity during the 1990s, long after his death, with Jennifer Lopez, Renée Zellweger, and Naomi Campbell all sporting his creations.