Max Azria refers to Hervé Léger as his “jewel.” But the company had a history long before Azria acquired it in 1998.
It began as a couture-only business founded by Hervé Peugnet in 1985. Karl Lagerfeld had advised him to change his surname to Léger, believing it would be easier for Americans to pronounce. The name Hervé Léger was trademarked that year.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"