Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci On The Red Carpet, Instagram And The American Dream

by MR Magazine Staff

It has been a decade since luxury conglomerate LVMH put the unknown Riccardo Tisci at the creative helm of Givenchy, one of fashion’s most revered but, at the time, broken houses. Tisci grew up poor, the youngest of nine children and the only son, in a coastal town in southern Italy. Within six years of graduating from design school, he was handed an enviable position at Givenchy in an insular and competitive industry. Tisci marked his collections with an ink-blot-dark melancholic romanticism, in sharp contrast not only to the hallmarks of Givenchy—Audrey Hepburn’s LBD in Breakfast at Tiffany’s comes to mind—but also with the glam thrust of fashion at the time. Read more at Time.