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Lucien Lelong

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Born Oct 11, 1889
Died May 11, 1958

Lucien Lelong was a French couturier who was prominent from the 1920s to the 1940s.

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CHILDHOOD

1889 Birth Born in 1889.

THIRTIES

1927 38 Years Old 1 More Event
His first wife, whom he divorced on 16 July 1927, was Anne-Marie Audoy.

FIFTIES

1941 52 Years Old Lelong did not actually create the garments that bore his label. "He did not design himself, but worked through his designers," wrote Christian Dior, who was a member of the Lelong team from 1941 until 1946, during which time he created the collections in collaboration with Pierre Balmain. "Nevertheless," Dior continued, "in the course of his career as couturier his collections retained a style which was really his own and greatly resembled him." … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1952 63 Years Old …  Poor health caused the end of his career; Lelong retired in 1952.
1958 69 Years Old Died in 1958.
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