PARIS — Givenchy plans to take a pause from presenting its couture collection, WWD has learned. The French fashion house said it would continue making high fashions and welcome clients to its salons, but it won’t show a collection to the press during the next couture week in Paris, scheduled from Jan. 21 to 24.RELATED STORY: Givenchy Fall Couture 2012 >>It is understood Givenchy will continue to showcase its couture on celebrities during high-profile events, such as the Costume Institute gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in May, for which Givenchy’s couturier Riccardo Tisci is a cochair.Earlier this year, Givenchy dressed Madonna in couture for her performance during halftime at the Super Bowl. Givenchy and Tisci have been moving toward a more personalized approach to couture in recent years.In 2010, Tisci stopped staging couture shows and instead presented 10 looks in a still-life format at a town house on Paris’ Place Vendôme.Givenchy noted it continues to invest in its couture atelier and does not rule out couture presentations in the future.
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