People, Sep. 26, 1977

Audrey Hepburn wore his fashions in Breakfast at Tiffany 's. During the 1961 presidential visit to France, Jacqueline Kennedy dazzled an opera crowd at Versailles with her white Hubert de Givenchy. Now, to commemorate the 25th year of his couture house, Manhattan's B. Altman is staging a retrospective show of 70 Givenchy creations. Says the designer: "After I open a collection and see people trying on my clothes and treating them roughly, I suffer. My dresses are like my family."

Why the strange initials on Britt Ekland's jacket? "R.S.G. stands for Rod Stewart Gone,"...

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