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André Courrèges
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Born (1923-03-09)9 March 1923
Pau, France
Died 7 January 2016(2016-01-07) (aged 92)
Known for Space-age clothes

André Courrèges ( 9 March 1923 – 7 January 2016) was a French fashion designer. He was particularly known for his streamlined 1960s designs influenced by modernism and futurism, exploiting modern technology and new fabrics. Courrèges defined the go-go boot and along with Mary Quant, is one of the designers credited with inventing the miniskirt.

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