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Dessès, Jean [Verginie, Jean Dimitre]locked

(b Alexandria, Aug 6, 1904; d Athens, Aug 2, 1970).
  • Ann Poulson

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Greek fashion designer based in Paris. Dessès was born in Egypt to Greek parents and arrived in Paris in the 1920s to study law and diplomacy. By 1925 he had changed his mind and was employed as a designer for Maison Jane. He left Maison Jane to open his own couture house in ...

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