André Courrèges

Fashion designer

1923 –

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Who is André Courrèges?

André Courrèges is a French fashion designer, known for his ultra-modern designs. At the age of 25, after studying to be a civil engineer, he went to Paris to work at the Jeanne Lafaurie fashion design house. A few months later, he went over to Balenciaga, the renowned Spanish designer.

Both Courrèges and Mary Quant lay claim to the invention of the miniskirt.

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Born
Mar 9, 1923
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Also known as
  • Andre Courreges
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École des ponts ParisTech

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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