André Courrèges to announce shock retirement?

Miniskirt inventor created a stir on Thursday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Courrèges fans. Speculation had been rife that Miniskirt inventor will announce his retirement from all public activities, at age 97, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 27/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a fashion designer isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a fashion designer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Thursday evening, #ThankYouAndré was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouAndré.”
— @DesireePlum, 26 Nov 2020
“I thought André Courrèges retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 26 Nov 2020

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