French dressmaker Emanuel Ungaro, who was identified for his use of vibrant color, combined prints and chic draping, has died on the age of 86.
Ungaro’s demise was confirmed Sunday by the eponymous Paris vogue home he based in 1965, which stated in an Instagram submit that “he’ll stay in our reminiscences because the grasp of sensuality, colors and flamboyance.”
The designer died Saturday in Paris, in keeping with French media.
Born within the southern French metropolis of Aix-en-Provence in 1933, Ungaro discovered to stitch from his father, an Italian tailor. When he was 23 years outdated, he moved to Paris. Two years later, he began working as an assistant to Spanish dressmaker Cristobal Balenciaga.
Ungaro then labored for a few years for the Courreges home earlier than creating his personal firm.
For many years, Ungaro clothed celebrities and actresses, together with Jacqueline Kennedy, Gena Rowlands and Catherine Deneuve.
In 1996, he offered his home to the Italian group Ferragamo. He stored creating collections and retired in 2004.
He’s survived by his spouse and their daughter.