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Lucien LeLong - French couturier 1920s-1940s

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"When Lucien Lelong was born in Paris, on October 11, 1889, one could have said that he was destined for a life of fashion. Lucien’s father and mother owned a small couture house and in 1907, at the mere age of 18, he designed his first pieces. Two years later, he took it upon himself to redesign their shop, lining the floor, ceilings, and the walls in deep black, so that the space resembled an elegant jewel box. The first Lelong designs were featured in Vogue magazine on page 56 in January of 1913."

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by OPreply 4July 21, 2021 6:09 PM

Also known for perfumes like Indiscret

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by OPreply 1July 21, 2021 6:01 PM

Are you familiar with his designs? Do you have favorites?

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by OPreply 2July 21, 2021 6:01 PM

More photos and history.

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by OPreply 3July 21, 2021 6:07 PM

His second wife was Princes Natalia Paley. She worked in his fashion house as a model.

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