André Courrèges

André Courrèges, born in Pau the 9th of March 1923.
Sportsman, in love with light. Studies at Ponts et Chaussées, where he discovers architecture, an art and a technique that will influence all his work. Arrives in Paris in 1945, starts working at Balenciaga in 1950. Opens his couture house in 1961. Thanks to him, women discover pants in 1963. Revolution in 1965. Miniskirt. Creation of Couture Future in 1967, high-end ready-to-wear for all women. Second-skin stockings in 1967 : a Courrèges idea. Courrèges is also perfumes, with the first one Empreinte in 1971, and numerous design inventions… One to follow !