Happy 95th Birthday André Courrèges

Waldina

Today is the 95th birthday of the fashion designer André Courrèges. He is one of the major innovators of the 60s mod fashion movement, creating the iconic space-age themed clothing. He designed a Honda scooter in the 80s and has truly one of the best personal collection of eyewear I have seen. He passed away earlier this year at the impressive age of 92. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

NAME: André Courrèges
OCCUPATION: Fashion Designer
BIRTH DATE: March 9, 1923
DEATH DATE: January 7, 2016
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pau, France
PLACE OF DEATH: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

BEST KNOWN FOR: André Courrèges is a French fashion designer who worked for Cristobal Balenciaga and opened his own house in 1961.

At 25, after studying to be a civil engineer, Courrèges went to…

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