French designer known for his elegant and traditional designs who became an extremely regarded perfumer following creating Vent Vert. He examined structures at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, which he afterwards included into his clothes designs. He proved helpful being a outfit designer for most movies, and was nominated for the Tony Award. Erik Mortensen, a Danish developer, was his partner. His dresses are put on by superstars, including Angelina Jolie.