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Lelong, Lucien

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1958 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Designers, Fashion Designer

1889 – Lucien Lelong was a French fashion designer born in Paris, France.  He was well-known for beautiful fabrics and understated dresses and evening wear.

1905 – 1991 – Married and divorced twice, his second wife was Princess Natalie Paley, a daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia .

1910 – He trained at the Hautes Etudes de Commerciales, Paris and opened his own business.

1930 – He designed tight-waisted, full-skirted dresses reminiscent of the upcoming New Look of Dior.

1905 – 1991 – Married and divorced twice, his second wife was Princess Natalie Paley, a daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia .

1958 – Died this year at the age of 79 years old.