Pierre Balmain

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Birthday
18, 1914
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 29, 1982 (68)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1914
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 29, 1982 (68)

About

French fashion designer known for his elegant and classic designs who became a highly regarded perfumer after creating Vent Vert.

Before Fame

He studied architecture at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, which he later incorporated into his clothing designs.

Trivia

He worked as a costume designer for many films, and was nominated for a Tony Award.

Family Life

Erik Mortensen, a Danish designer, was his partner.

Associated With

His gowns are worn by celebrities, including Angelina Jolie.